Apple cider vinegar can be a real panacea for the skin, because the pectins, minerals and enzymes it contains can restore the balance lost with age.
Problematic skin, premature aging, age spots … The list of problems that apple cider vinegar can solve is endless. The editors of Useful Tips decided to highlight the most common of them.
How apple cider vinegar works
Apple cider vinegar has antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral effects. By opening pores, it penetrates deeper into the skin, cleansing it and helping to relieve inflammation. Apple cider vinegar also helps normalize skin pH levels by fighting both excessive oiliness and unnatural dryness. Therefore, apple cider vinegar is an excellent aid in the fight against acne and various rashes.
Apple cider vinegar is also great at removing dead skin cells, thereby reducing expression lines, thanks to the hydroxides it contains.
Compress with apple cider vinegar diluted with water whitens age spots. It is enough to apply this compress for half an hour for several weeks.
How to choose apple cider vinegar
You should prefer an environmentally friendly product made from apples grown without the use of chemical fertilizers. This apple cider vinegar is usually marked on the label.
Choose from the myriad of golden liquid bottles on store shelves to choose one that has little sediment at the bottom. This apple cider vinegar has not been aggressively filtered.
Cleaning skin with apple cider vinegar
1. Mix equal proportions of apple cider vinegar and water. Pure vinegar is too aggressive and can harm your skin. That is why at the end of the procedure (after 5 minutes) you need to rinse your face with warm water.
2. Take an allergy test. To do this, just apply a little solution to the skin on your wrist. If you do not see any redness of the skin, do not feel itching, you can proceed to the procedure. This recipe allows for a change in the ratio of water to vinegar, depending on the skin reaction received.
3. After cleansing the skin, moisten a cotton swab with apple cider vinegar dissolved in water and wipe the skin with it as you would a regular toner.
Within 5 days you will be able to evaluate the result, which, as the editors of Useful Tips are sure, will surprise you.
Watch the video and find out the recipe for the so-called "Cleopatra Tonic" based on apple cider vinegar: