This common cooking ingredient has many other uses outside the kitchen. In fact, apple cider vinegar can be extremely beneficial for your skin, even more beneficial than most expensive beauty products.
For one thing, apple cider vinegar prevents the appearance of acne and aging spots. Plus, it’s highly efficient in removing of dead skin cells due to the alpha hydroxyl acid it contains. This ingredient is also found in many cosmetic products, but its content is much higher in ACV. On the plus side, the alpha hydroxyl acid in ACV is in its raw natural form.
To efficiently remove age spots, simply soak a cotton ball in diluted apple cider vinegar and apply it on the affected area. Leave it on for about half an hour before you rinse your face off with cold water.
Similarly, you can use apple cider vinegar to treat acne and other skin infections. ACV has powerful antibacterial and anti-fungal properties, which makes it extremely efficient in treatment of various skin infections.
On one side, this powerful home remedy cleanses the pores on your skin, thus helping your skin to breathe normally and preventing the appearance of acne. On the other side, it balances your skin pH level.
When using ACV topically, be sure to dilute it with some water before application as it is highly acidic and can damage your skin if applied directly.
Use ACV to make your own face cleanser. This is how to do it.
Use the following ingredients:
- a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
- three tablespoons of water or 1: 3 ratio
Mix the ingredients in a small container. Wash your face and apply the mixture on wet skin using a cotton ball. Rub well in all directions.
Organic ACV has the highest content of minerals, enzymes and beneficial bacteria that improve your skin quality.