Apple Cider Vinegar or ACV with its raw enzymes and beneficial bacteria aid in a lot of health aspects of the human body from areas of digestion, cholesterol levels and hair loss.
ACV has pH level 3 and close to human hair levels. Regularly rinsing with this vinegar can help bring your scalp and hair it its ideal acidity, especially if you have oily hair. It also works as a detangler and with regular use it will help your hair become shinier, smoother and softer to the touch.
1. Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse
Ingredients / Materials Needed To Make Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse:
- 1 cup of water
- 2 – 4 tbsp of Apple Cider Vinegar
- Jar and Herbs* (only when desired)
Directions to make Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse:
Step 1: Mix the apple cider vinegar and water together.
Step 2: After shampooing, pour the mixture into your hair. If you have a spray bottle, better! Step 3: Spritz your hair with the mixture and massage it into your scalp.
Step 3: Let the mixture sit for a couple of minutes and then do a full rinse with water.
Step 4: Repeat the process from either once a month to twice a week depending on your hair and scalp needs.
2. Apple Cider Vinegar Mask
Ingredients / Materials Needed To Make Apple Cider Vinegar Mask:
- 1 tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
- 2 tbsp water
- 3 tbsp honey
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 3 – 6 drops essential oil (optional)
Directions To Make Apple Cider Vinegar Mask:
Step 1: In a bowl, mix all the ingredients until a smooth mask is formed. You can add some aromatic essential oils to make the mixture smell better and have other benefits for your hair.
Step 2: Dilute your hair mask and then apply it onto your scalp and hair.
Step 3: After 10 – 15 minutes, rinse of the hair mask with 2 – 3 washes of water.