Hello there bath and beauty lovers! We are taking you to the kitchen this week to tell you about a bath and body staple that’s been hiding in your pantry. Sure you can use apple cider vinegar in sauces and salad dressings, but there is way more to this vinegar. Apple cider vinegar is made through a double fermentation process that reduces down to some pretty powerfully preserved nutrients. Apple cider vinegar is rich in potassium, malic acid, calcium, acetic acid, and a whole slew of vitamins (A, B1, B2, B6, C and E to be precise) that are great for the body. Check out the tips below to see how you can use apple cider vinegar:
1. Detoxify your Skin
The nutrient rich formula of apple cider vinegar draws out toxins on the skin surface. Use a cotton swab to dab the vinegar on your face and rinse thoroughly.
2. Reduce Age Spots
Apple cider vinegar contains hydroxyl acids that are great for removing dead skin cells. Reduce again spot by apply vinegar to the skin twice a week and let it sit on the skin surface for 30 minutes before rinses for a proper treatment.
3. Get Rid of Acne
Another benefit of apple cider vinegar is it is antibacterial, so it’s great at taking down difficult acne. Simply apply a mixture of one parts vinegar to two parts water to combat breakouts.
4. Give Hair a Healthy Shine
Boost your hair’s natural shine by mixing equal parts water and apple cider vinegar. Use this mixture once or twice a week to perk up your hair!
5. Fight and Correct Wrinkles
When diluted significantly with water, apple cider vinegar is great for fighting fine lines and wrinkles. Dab onto problem areas and let the vinegar sit for a few minutes then rinse off. Use over a 6 week period to see best results.
6. Soothe Sunburn
Nothing’s worse than a nasty sunburn. When you try to soak out your burn, add a cup of apple cider vinegar to the water for some added relief.
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