Re: hair / scalp odour
Yeh I think Ph is worth thinking about, because every bacteria/fungus, whatever, has its favourite Ph level. The salicylic acid I was looking for after researching on the net was to do with this.
Well, to cut a long story short, tried everywhere to get 'Meted' shampoo, not available here in UK now: 'manufacturers cannot supply'. Available from USA. Presume E.U. regs are to blame; they don't like salicylic acid apparently. But...
Got some 'Cocois' cream from a friendly pharmacy: coconut oil, Coal Tar, Salicylic acid and Sulphur. Also some antibacterial shampoo for dogs [sic].
Massaged cream in, left an hour. Johnsons baby shampoo got rid of that, then dog shampoo, left 10 mins.
It's over 48 hours now, and hot sweaty weather, heaving soil around in garden and no return of smell yet. I had a shower this morning which normally brings on the smell but, fingers crossed... I shall repeat every 2 days for a couple of weeks, then less often.
I also got new pillows and clean bedding, washed the underblanket and hoovered the bed. Clean towel for hair every time too.
OK, but i'm not obsessive, just obsessed, lol.
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