6 Ways To Get Rid Of Egg Stench From Hair

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You must have read numerous blogs and articles that suggest using egg white as the main ingredient for homemade hair care recipes. Using egg whites is not something Gen Z came up with. In fact, it was used as early as the 11th century as an ingredient to be added to shampoos to make the hair soft and shiny. But, of course, eggs have a drawback when it comes to being used as a raw ingredient for hair care. The pungent stench! So, how do we use the properties of eggs while getting rid of the egg stench? Well, it’s simple. Here in this article, we have discussed some simple ways to wash away the stench while leaving your hair nourished with the homemade egg hair mask. Read on!

Why Eggs Are The Best Ingredients For Your Hair

Why Eggs Are The Best Ingredients For Your Hair
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Before we get into how to remove the stench, let us read about why you should apply an egg to your hair in the first place. Protein and fatty acids, which are abundantly found in eggs, are also responsible for making your hair healthy and shiny. And even the most damaged hair may benefit from the revitalizing effects of eggs in your beauty routine. Eggs, when combined with additional substances such as aloe vera, oils, & lemon juice, work wonderfully on all hair types. Eggs are rich in several nutrients, including the vitamins A & E biotin and folate, all of which contribute to healthy, strong hair (1). In addition, the yolk’s abundance of good fats aids in moisture restoration and results in the smooth, shining appearance of hair. Also, as protein accounts for 80% of hair’s molecular structure, using eggs as a hair mask can help restore the protein lost during style for stronger, more heat-resistant strands. Eggs are also great for strengthening the hair shaft. When applied directly to the roots, they provide nutrients to the hair follicles. If you take care of your scalp, your hair will grow healthier and longer. When hair loss is reduced, the hair shaft remains intact, giving the impression of fullness and vitality.

The following are a few easy methods for eliminating the eggy odor from your hair.

1. Lemon Juice

Lemon Juice
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If your hair has an eggy odor, try rinsing it with lemon juice. The ascorbic acid in it does wonders for your hair. Because of its high acid quantity, it helps eliminate the odor of eggs. Squeeze a lemon into some water and rinse your hair with it. The water can be kept in a fridge and then reused to treat the hair. Rinse it off with water after letting it sit for 15 to 20 minutes.

2. Yogurt

Yogurt
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Yogurt is a miraculous ingredient when it comes to masking stench. It helps to hydrate the scalp and eliminates the pungent odor of eggs that can sometimes linger. Use 1-2 tablespoons of lemon juice to flavor 1 bowl of fresh yogurt. Use the concoction on your scalp and let it sit for a while. Wash it with cold water. Infected scalps are also remedied by this.

3. Orange Juice

Orange Juice
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Orange juice will leave your hair smelling fresh and fruity and also keep your scalp nourished. In addition, because of its vitamin C content, it can cure dandruff and reduce excess oil production in the scalp.

4. Honey And Cinnamon

Honey And Cinnamon
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The antibacterial qualities of cinnamon and honey can aid in removing the odor of eggs from the hair. Mix a couple of teaspoons of cinnamon powder with a spoon of honey. Combine the ingredients and rub them into your scalp. Use a gentle shampoo and conditioner after the mixture dries and then rinse with lukewarm water.

5. Baking Soda

Baking Soda
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Everybody knows that baking soda is the best gentle cleaner for the hair. As a result of using it, your hair will be clean, soft, and hydrated. In addition, baking soda may be used to neutralize any lingering egg scent in the mane. First, mix the baking soda and water in a cup and apply the paste on your scalp. Wait for about 20 minutes and then rinse with warm water.

6. Vinegar

Vinegar
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Since vinegar is acidic, it brings the scalp’s pH levels back to a more neutral range. It removes the odor of eggs from hair as a bonus benefit. Vinegar and water should be combined in a 1:1 ratio. Use this answer to clean your hair. Give it 5 minutes to settle, then rinse with cold water.

So now that you know how to have the best of both worlds, what else is stopping you! Also, mention your favorite egg hair care recipe in the comments section! Have a happy hair day!

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Indrani Karmakar
Indrani KarmakarSenior Social Writer
Indrani is a writer and artist who likes to add a dash of humor to everything she does. She has two years of experience in writing articles across beauty, health, and lifestyle genres. After graduating in Political Science from Calcutta University, she took a detour into the world of creativity and discovered her knack for social writing, advertising, designing, and doodling.

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