Apple cider vinegar can be a great home remedy for many problems. It can cure an upset stomach, it can soothe a sore throat, it can prevent indigestion, it can clear a stuffy nose, and many more. Apple cider is just that great and it’s always a good idea to have some at home. Apple cider can not only treat many problems, it can also have skin benefits when used to wash your face! Yes, that’s right, you heard me. Using apple cider vinegar to wash your face will result in better looking skin. But first, let me tell you what exactly is in apple cider
Raw apple cider is made from organic apples and goes through a fermentation process. During this process, enzymes and other nutrients are preserved and work together to bring out therapeutic properties. Apple cider contains potassium and calcium which keeps teeth stronger, prevents hair loss, and maintains stronger bones. It has malic acids that make it a good defense against viruses, bacteria, and fungus; a great treatment for upset stomach and yeast infection! It is abundant in vitamins such as A, B1, B2, B6, C, and E that are healthy to our body. Last but not least, it contains acetic acid that reduces the speed of sugar entering the blood after a meal. This is also why apple cider is also great aid for losing weight.
So how does your face benefit from washing it with apple cider? First of all, it is all natural and organic, so you wouldn’t have to worry about putting those unknown chemicals on your face, which might be bad for your skin. And second, it contains many natural substances that work wonders on the skin. The natural nutrients in apple cider can do a wonderful job removing toxins from your face. It also has anti-aging effects by helping you fight wrinkles and minimizing the appearance of fine lines and age spots. Using apple cider as a face wash can help remove excess oil and help balance the skin’s pH. Apple cider can also fight acne as well because it has antibacterial and antiviral substances that are capable of preventing pimples from forming.
There’s one thing that you have to be careful of when using apple cider vinegar. The high concentration of vinegar can burn your skin. ALWAYS remember to dilute the solution with water before using it on your face. 50% apple cider 50% water would do the job. If you have sensitive skin, add more water.
There are many other benefits of apple cider vinegar. How do you use it?