Probably all of you already know that apple cider vinegar has various uses in the kitchen, but also as part of many beauty treatments.
In this article you will read how you should use organic apple cider vinegar and why is it great for your hair and scalp.
First of all, ACV cleans the hair and gives it volume and shine, and also prevents hair loss. In addition, apple vinegar reduces itching of the scalp and eliminates dandruff by destroying bacteria or fungi that are confined in hair follicles.
Alpha – hydroxy acid is active ingredient in apple cider vinegar, that helps to remove the build – up from styling hair products, enhancing the healthy and smooth the hair, making proper pH balance, helps hair growth and healthy scalp.
The best part is that for this treatment all you should do is to rinse your hair with some apple cider vinegar mixed with lukewarm water.
How to use apple cider vinegar for different hair types?
If you have naturally kinky or thick hair, combine 1 cup of apple cider vinegar and 3 cups of warm water
For straight, fine, thin or short hair it is enough to combine 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and 1 cup of warm water
If you have curly, thick or long hair, combine ½ cup of apple cider vinegar and 1 quart of warm water
For chemically straightened or treated hair you should combine ½ cup of apple cider vinegar and 2 cups of warm water
How Often You Should Use The Treatment?
For straight, fine, thin or short hair it is recommended to use once a week
If you have wave, curly, thick or long hair, use once every 2 weeks
For chemically straighten or treated hair you should use once a month
Naturally kinky or thick hair it is enough to use it once every 6 – 8 weeks
The Benefits of using Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse:
Gives hair a nice shine
Removes dead skin cells and promotes healthy hair growth
Excellent for relieving itchy, dry and flaky scalp
Encouraging hair growth – ACV is great for treatment of clogged hair follicles due to bacterial infection that creates crusty flakes on the scalp (which can result in hair loss)
Neutralizes the pH levels of your hair follicles
Removes build – up in hair