This kitchen commodity works wonders for your skin; the best part being that it works for all skin types. So before you opt for those expensive chemical-laden treatments, search through your own kitchen for a bottle of this magic potion.
Here are a few reasons why you should be using apple vinegar cider:
- Bid adieu to acne and breakouts:
- Soothe Sunburn:
- Answer to age spots:
- Victim to athlete’s foot?
Bid adieu to acne and breakouts:
Apple vinegar cider contains malic acid, its antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties making it an excellent cure for acne, as it brings back the acidity of your skin by regulating sebum production and the skin’s pH level.
Apple vinegar cider can help combat bacteria and unclog your pores. With regular application, it can also reduce the appearance of acne marks.
How to use apple vinegar cider to prevent acne:
Start off by adding 1 tablespoon of water to about 2-3 tablespoons of apple vinegar cider.
Then, gently apply the mixture onto your skin using a cotton ball. Rinse it off after a while with lukewarm water.
Run out of sunscreen?
Don’t worry! Apple vinegar cider should be able come to your rescue. It is part of an age-old technique used to alleviate the distress caused by sunburns.
How to use apple vinegar cider to soothe your skin after sunburn?
Dip a washcloth into diluted apple vinegar cider, and wring it out. Then, gently place this cloth onto the affected part your body. Repeat this process more than once, for better results.
Or you could fill an empty spray bottle with diluted apple vinegar bottle and then, spray it onto the affected areas from a safe distance.
Answer to age spots:
As you get older, small dark spots start to appear on your skin. They are called ‘age spots’ and occur as a result of ageing.
Apple vinegar cider, perhaps, is one of the best remedies to treat this problem. It contains alpha-hydroxy acid, which can help lighten the age spots considerably. It also helps your skin stay firm and to appear youthful.
How to use apple vinegar cider to treat age spots:
Dilute apple vinegar cider with orange juice and dip a cotton ball into this solution.
Gently rub the cotton ball onto the age spots. Let this solution sit on for about 20-25 minutes before rinsing it off with warm water.
Tip- Avoid staying in the sun for too long to prevent age spots.
Victim to athlete’s foot?
It is important to ensure proper hygiene, especially when it comes to your feet. Otherwise, you could easily fall prey to a condition known as the athlete’s foot. It is a contagious fungal infection that usually begins between the toes.
Well, if you suffer from athlete’s foot, apple vinegar cider’s anti-fungal properties might just be able to help you out of the situation.
Soak your feet in diluted apple vinegar cider to fight the infection.
This apple vinegar cider based salad dressing makes for an excellent face mask. It provides your skin the nourishment it requires, giving your skin a radiant glow.
How to make the face mask:
Mix honey, baking soda and apple vinegar cider into smooth paste. Apply this mixture onto your face and let it sit on for about 10 minutes. Then, rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Written by Sanjana Gupta on Sep 11, 2018
Author at BeBeautiful.