Eggs are extremely good for your hair and contains several nutrients like vitamins E, D and A, and sulfur and fatty acids that promote hair growth, prevent hair breakage, treat dry hair and make it smooth, shiny and lustrous. Egg hair masks have become quite a trend but eggs leave an unwanted smell not only on your hair but also in your bathroom.
Here Are Some Super Easy Methods To Get Rid Of Egg Smell From Your Hair:
1. Baking Soda:
Apart from removing egg smell, baking soda removes oiliness from hair and scalp. It also eliminates product buildup on hair which contributes to smelly hair. Mix 3 parts of water and one part of baking soda. Wet your hair lightly and apply this mixture to your hair. Let it remain for sometime and wash off.
2. Cinnamon And Honey
Pour some hot water into a cup and add 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon powder into it. Let the cinnamon powder get soaked in the water completely and then add one teaspoon honey to the mix. Mix all ingredients well and apply it to your hair and scalp. Let it remain for 45 minutes, rinse it off with cold water and then wash your hair with mild shampoo. Apart from removing egg smell, honey would moisturize your hair and cinnamon, with antifungal as well as antibacterial properties, would prevent dandruff and other scalp infections.
3. Orange Juice
Orange juice would leave your hair smelling fresh and fruity and the egg smell will be gone with ease. At the same time, orange juice would eliminate excess oil from the scalp and remove dandruff and other smells. Extract juice from a fresh orange and apply it on your hair and scalp. Let it remain for 5 minutes and then rinse off with regular water. Besides, oranges contain vitamin C as well as bioflavonoids that prevent hair fall by enhancing blood flow to the scalp.
Apart from removing egg smell from hair, vinegar controls frizz, cleans the hair of buildups and add natural shine – thanks to the acetic acid present. Add half a tablespoon of vinegar to one cup of water. Just wash your hair with this mixture and let it remain on your hair for 5 minutes. Rinse off with cold water.
You can also add yogurt to the egg mask before applying to your hair to get rid of that egg smell. Yogurt also keeps hair hydrated and moisturizes it from within. It keeps scalp infections at bay. Yogurt prevents premature graying of hair, hair loss, and dandruff and gives it a natural shine.
6. Lemon Juice
Similar to orange juice, lemon juice too gives a fresh and citrus fruity smell to your hair and kicks off that awful egg smell. At the same time, it cleanses your scalp and prevents other buildups like chemicals from shampoo to cause the smell. Squeeze the juice from two fresh lemons and add some water to it. Just rinse your hair with this juice after you are done with shampooing. Let the solution remain on your hair for 5 minutes and wash off with cold water.