Apple Cider Vinegar has got to be one of the most powerful ingredients given to us by nature for health and beauty benefits. It is one of the many home remedies people swear by to a healthier and happy life.
Not sure what Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is? It is a type of vinegar made from cider and apples that is rich in acetic, citric and malic acids as well as vitamins, enzymes, mineral salts and amino acids. It serves as an antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal agent that helps in the treatment of muscle pain, common cold, arthritis pain, diabetes, high cholesterol and even weight loss.
Aside from it’s healing properties when ingested, it also has the ability to give a fresher and youthful looking skin which is the reason for this post.
Reduces age Spots:
ACV contains alpha hydroxy acids that will remove dead skin and reveal vibrant new skin. Washing the face daily with this mixture will reveal substantial difference in age spots. Do not forget to dilute it with water (50% water, 50% ACV). In addition to washing with ACV, also dab a little on a cotton ball and apply directly to age spots. Wait about 30minutes and rinse with cool water, however rinsing is usually not necessary as you can also use this as a toner. Do this two times a day for six weeks and notice a huge difference.
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This is great if you suffer from excessive oil production a.k.a oily skin. It removes oil from your skin by balancing the production of sebum and keeping the PH level balanced which prevents the skin from being too oily or too dry.
Fights Acne, Pimples and Blemishes
This is a struggle that not only the ladies can testify to but the guys as well. Blemishes, acne and pimples can
make orbreak someone’s self esteem and ACV is here to remedy this situation. When ACV is made, malic acid is formed and this makes it a potent antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral substance that can keep pimples from forming by keeping bacteria away.
Removes Toxins from Face
Using ACV regularly will help remove toxins from the skin leaving a youthful and clean glow. Be sure to dilute with water and use twice a day for maximum effect.
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Helps Fight Wrinkles
Using diluted ACV as face wash can help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Dabbing it on the skin with cotton wool and rinsing afterwards will also minimize the appearance.