I figured out I must stop using shampoo. I’m probably allergic to sodium laureth sulfate and it makes my skin peel off in layers 30 minutes after I’ve washed my hair. This doesn’t depend on the brand or price range of the shampoo because all of them contain lots and lots of SLS. The shampoos adverised as “herbal” are still full of SLS and most likely do not contain herbs (at least the ones sold here). I can only wash my hair with Johnson’s Baby (which is much milder than others) and some German baby shampoo which doesn’t contain this SLS. However, they only work in combination with all sorts of herbal stuff I make myself.
So today I decided to ditch shampoo altogether and washed my hair with a mixture of egg yolks, water and vodka. It hasn’t dried yet but feels clean and soft, and the skin feels great too. However, bits of egg white somehow got in and then got cooked right in my hair as I was washing it, lol (but they are easy to comb out). And the smell isn’t exactly amazing (will go for less yolk and more vodka next time). But it’s better than having an itchy head with a layer of dead skin on top.