The volatile sulfur compounds formed as a result is what's responsible for the fetid odor of burning hair. MissMasala5, Apr 10, 2008 #50. Sulfur speeds up the length of your hair growth cycle, by extending the anagen phase. This is the first time that I'm straightening my hair other than flat ironing. Use this remedy once or twice a week. Hair straightening & perms ; Keratin treatments ; How to Care for Your Hair after a Keratin Treatment; How to Care for Your Hair after a Keratin Treatment. When the hair gets wet, it smells so so bad!At frist it was not as strong as it is now. … Additionally, you may end up with hair that smells burned. BTW, "perm" smells a little like sulfur. I’ve had smelly hair for about two years now – smells dirty and “hairy” even after a regular shampoo, and my hats smell musty and “hairy” too. Most smoothing systems have formaldehyde, and other strong chemicals in order to restructure the hair bonds. I had a Keratin treatment (Nanokeratin was the brand) done 8 days ago and while the results are amazing, my hair still smells absolutely awful when it gets wet. But the smell gets onto towels and anything else that comes into contact with my wet hair Is this normal? Like from extreme afro to wavy flat, oily hair, In addition to smelling like sulfur or “wet dog”. But gas companies add a harmless chemical that creates a smell akin to sulfur to alert people of a leak. Soak your hair with lemon juice. chocolate01, Apr 9, 2008 #37. And if this odor is coming from an AC vent, you could have a leak somewhere near your air ducts. Hydrogen sulfide gas causes the smell. Updated: January 20, 2017. The smell is a metal like smell. Sorry I was gone for so long my darlings, but i'm back now! I wouldn’t recommend you to do updos and ponytails as you’ll need additional hair accessories to hold your hairstyle together. PLEASE don't say herbal essenses...I heard they have a waxy coating that dries out your hair. I got great results, but after doing it back to back in two days, my hair is noticeably less curly, especially the front sections of my hair. A friend sent me J/A/S/O/N dandruff shampoo (sulfur-based) and that seems to do the job! I dont smell it when it is dry. Wet hair smells awful after Keratin treatment. I’ve tried Nizoral with no luck (though it did help with dandruff). Face And Body Bar. This is a very common problem with keratin treatments. A great example would be the smell of rotten eggs, which can be attributed to a volatile sulfur compound called hydrogen sulfide. Like the rest of your skin, your scalp has oil glands too and if you don’t wash it often enough, sweat and oil can build up. My hair isn’t dry anymore, and I’m noticing less split ends. AND I spray a bit of body spray on my hair, but throughout the day my hair smells like sweat and burnt sh*t. Should I switch shampoos? The rotten egg odor is caused by levels of sulfur bacteria and hydrogen sulfide gas. If you have fungal infection on scalp, mix the juice of one lemon in one cup of plain yogurt. I made an appointment for Pravana Keratin Fusion Texture Control. When it dries, it’s not that bad. About 10-15% of your hair is in the telogen or shedding phase at an given time. It is not frizzy and actually feels softer, but I miss my ringlet curly hair. A natural gas leak has a foul stench that smells like rotten eggs. Always use your curling iron on hair that's completely dry. A few days after that, my hair starts to get dry as well. When he gets his hair cut we have to tell them about the smell . Do not style your hair up after keratin treatment. Here's my final thoughts on this hair from Peerless Hair as well as some exciting news … Avoid using your curling iron on wet hair as this will result in fried strands that lack moisture. 3. Using a lemon juice rinse won’t stain your hair, so it is a particularly helpful rinse if you have light or blonde hair. It releases ammonia, which loosens the hair and allows the glycolate to seep through. We'll discuss the pros and cons. I'm really excited, but I'm really worried at the same time. How do I make it smell good? Permanent hair straightening is a loose term to describe hair treatments that chemically straighten your hair for a long period of time. Water that smells strongly of sulfur, or like rotten eggs, is likely attributed to the presence of “sulfur bacteria” or hydrogen sulfide. If you'd like your hair curled, it's called a perm. This also means letting any product, like heat protectant, dry. 6. It can occur when water comes in contact with organic matter or certain minerals, such as pyrite. This is a permanent straightener, though it may or may not completely straighten my 3c locks. An oily, dirty scalp is easy to fix by sticking to a strict cleansing routine. While it is not necessarily dangerous for your water to smell like sulfur, it may signify high levels of pollution or chemicals. Leave it for a few minutes and then wash off with plain water. and given it a darned good condition but it still stinks. To avoid this, use the correct styling products and learn how to properly use your curling iron. If your water smells like rotten eggs, first of all, don’t panic. I use pretty expensive shampoos and conditioners.. Then I put a good smell serum (biosilk, smells AMAZING) in before I straighten and after. Apply it on your hair and wash after 30 minutes. I am really happy that there is something that helps. Rating: 5 (1 vote) By Sara . (If your hair is drenched after applying heat protectant, you're using too much!) After I spray and straighten, my hair feels so soft and smells so good, like I just got out of the salon. If your hair smells burnt even after washing, these such hair perfume oils will prevent your hair from drying out by adding moisture, but not looking too greasy. My boyfriend noticed my curls were pretty much gone one day! Do this once in a week. Use fresh lemons and squeeze about 3 cups of lemon juice, or enough to cover your hair. Even if I just blow dry it smells burnt. That is why a lot of people uses it for treating acne and other skin ailments. I've double shampooed it with the rather strong smelling Aussie shampoo (chosen specifically for it's strong artificial smell as I figured if that didn't get rid of it nothing would!) Quite a few of the "bad smells" we come across everyday are due to some sulfur containing compound or the other. Blog Posts: 0 Joined: Apr 5, 2007 Messages: 1,963 Likes Received: 1,345 Trophy Points: … As soon as my hair hit the water, that’s all i smelled. If you like it straightened, that's rebonding. Reasons Hair Smells. After all, you wouldn’t hold off showering for three days so why would wait that long before washing your hair? Spray this mixture on your hair after rinsing them with a shampoo. I ask because others have posted a similar experience sans dirty hair. I even use an air purifier when doing Brazilian blowout in my shop. The acidity of lemon juice can help lift the chemical smell from of your hair after a perm. Sadly, I don't know any way to fix it (hopefully someone does!). This soap can be used as a face and body bar. The key to prolonging the life of your keratin treatment is to keep your hair down and straight as much as you can. It smells like rotten eggs / VEET hair remover cream / Sulphur and I could just cry. In both cases, the steps are very similar. Also, it's best to let your hair dry before straightening. 5 years ago. Urine that smells like sulfur isn’t always cause for concern, but there are some instances where it can be. My scalp was EXTREMELY itchy and my hair strands felt rough and hard. For how many years, sulfur has proven itself safe and effective to use. For more, we recommend reading our article where we discuss how to make my hair smell good without washing it. Keratin is a naturally occurring protein in human hair which makes the hair smooth and straight. Home> Hair Questions> Questions about Hair Straightening> Burned Smell Q: I recently bought a ceramic flat iron and probably have used it 4 times. At first I thought it was the shower but I cleaned it really good, then I thought maybe the water, but I only can smell AFTER I get my hair wet. “My hair has this gross burnt hair smell after I blow dry, flat iron or curl it. 1st person told us he had osmidrosis and to wash his hair with sulfur shampoo, 2nd person asked him how much water he drank. Putting any accessories in your hair can leave dents and lines of demarcation. People with smelly hair usually have one of two things: a dirty scalp from either lack of washing or an imbalance of hormones that causes an over-production of oil, or a bacterial skin infection 2. I think I’m doing the right things by using a heat protectant and I use a comb attachment with my blow dryer but I’m not sure. Then she applies perm salt (ammonium thioglycolate solution) to it for a short while. There are a couple of explanations for the so-called “rotten egg” odor and sulfur smelling water. Even if I am not at home, and it rains or I wet my fingers to rub down my stray hairs, the smell comes back. But often girls complain about unruly frizzy hair. Here are other symptoms to watch for. Kay .Dee Well-Known Member. Aside from acne treatment, it can also be a wonderful product for treating various skin conditions like eczema. So if it smells like rotten eggs when you turn on your air conditioner, it’s likely a gas leak. 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