Why is my scalp Itchy after shampooing my hair?
My scalp is itchy after I wash out my shampoo but my hair feels rough after (not really like I cleansed it but like straw)
An itchy scalp is an inflammatory reaction of the scalp. Seeing this is happening after you shampoo I would bet on it that it's a reaction to your shampoo. Also, that your texture being rough is also the shampoo stripping the hair of it's natural lubricant oils. I would highly suggest switching shampoos. Preferably, one that is 100% natural. I love and swear by Shea Moisture Baby Head to Toe as a shampoo and MicMas Remix www.micmasremix.com as a scalp treatment. Using those both together should definetly soothe and moisturize your itchy scalp and hydrate and nourish your dry hair.
could be an allergy to the shampoo or one specific ingredient...
Don't worry, I have the same problem. It sounds like you probably have itchy/dandruff scalp. Maybe try anti-dandruff shampoo. The itchiness is most likely caused by an allergy to the many products and chemicals used in the ingredients of the shampoo. Instead, try using more natural shampoos with less ingredients. I would definitely suggest any shampoo from the De Lorenzo brand, which is absolutely fantastic! It is one of the best in haircare, and is organic! It may be pricey, but is 100% worth it, and it will also help your hair feel softer. Condition well, and use product and perhaps moroccan oil, and your hair will feel softer in no time!
If there is sulphates in your shampoo, use sulphate free
The answers above are great, I would make sure your shampoo is sulfate free and get a good protein treatment.
Try not shampooing as much! I know it may sound gross but it totally isn't. Also, switch out your shampoo ever once and while for some dandruff shampoo. If you are seeing some flakes after itching try putting some apple cider vinger on your scalp and wash it out in the shower. I hope I helped:)
Your shampoo may have a high concentration of sulfates. Use a sulfate free shampoo that focuses on hydrating the hair and the scalp. The Mane Choice Easy on Curls Hyrdation Shampoo works great.