A. For Pimple Acne –
If you struggle with acne or pimples, keep a bottle of apple cider vinegar handy. It has antiseptic and antibacterial properties that prevent acne or pimples by keeping the skin pores free from bacteria, oil and other dust particles.
Mix 1 part raw, unfiltered ACV and 2 parts filtered water in a bowl. Soak a cotton ball in this solution and apply it on the affected skin. Allow it to sit for about 10 minutes, then rinse it off with warm water.
B. Works as a Skin Toner-
Apple cider vinegar is great for oily skin due to its astringent properties..
Mix ½ cup each of apple cider vinegar and distilled or filtered water. You may also add a few drops of an essential oil such as lavender oil. Apply this solution on your skin using a cotton ball. Leave it on for a couple of minutes, then rinse it off with cool water. You can use it once or twice a day. Shake well before each use.
For normal skin, add 1 part ACV and 2 parts water to make your skin toner. If you have extremely sensitive skin, try adding more water to the mixture (1 part ACV and 4 parts water) and use the toner less frequently.
Make sure you do a patch test before using it.
C. Say Goodbye to Dandruff –
Apple cider vinegar has natural antifungal properties to combat and mitigate dandruff. In addition, it helps restore the pH balance of the scalp and cleans clogged pores and hair follicles.
Mix 2 tablespoons each of ACV and water , Add 10 to 15 drops of tea tree oil.. Apply this solution on your scalp and massage for 5 minutes. Leave it on for another 5 minutes. Rinse your hair with water, then shampoo as usual. Use this natural treatment 2 or 3 times a week.
D. Freedom from Smelly Feet –
Foot odor, or smelly feet, is a common problem that can be embarrassing and unpleasant for you and the people around you.
Prepare a foot soak with 1 cup of ACV and 4 to 5 cups of warm water. Soak your feet in this solution for 10 to 15 minutes. Finally, wash your feet thoroughly with an antibacterial soap and water. Use this home treatment once daily for a few weeks.
E. Soothes Sunburn-
ACV is an age-old treatment for sunburn. A natural astringent, it helps soothe the pain and speed up the healing process. In addition, it calms irritation, itching and inflammation.
Mix equal amounts of ACV and cool water. Massage this solution onto the affected areas to turn down the heat. Repeat several times daily for a few days until your condition improves.
Alternatively, add 1 to 2 cups of ACV to your bathtub filled with lukewarm water. Soak in it for about 30 minutes. Use this sunburn remedy once daily or as needed.
F. Makes Hair Shiny and Healthy –
It has clarifying properties that help remove buildup left on your hair and scalp from styling products and shampoos. It also helps restore the natural pH level of the scalp.
Prepare a hair rinse by mixing ¼ cup of ACV with 2 cups water. After shampooing, pour this solution onto your hair. Massage it into your scalp and allow it to sit for 5 minutes before rinsing it out. Use this home treatment only once a week.
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