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Apple cider vinegar treatment for the hair and scalp

Unfiltered apple cider vinegar can be used as an excellent treatment for the hair and scalp. When using it on your hair, apple cider vinegar is cleansing, gives the hair more body and lustre and reduces hair-loss. It also reduces itching scalp and dandruff by destroying the bacteria and/or fungi that clog the hair follicles.

When washing hair with this method, the alpha-hydroxyl acid will help remove the build-up from styling hair products, enhancing the health and smooth the hair, making proper pH balance, promote hair growth and a healthy scalp.

Also, washing your hair with apple cider vinegar will kill bacteria and it is also an effective method of fighting dandruff. It also promotes blood circulation in small blood capillaries under the skin and is an antiseptic shampoo, anti-yeast, viruses and bacteria which can cause infection in the scalp and hair.

The benefits of using apple cider vinegar (ACV) hair rinse:

– Neutralizes the pH levels of your hair follicles

– Removes dead skin cells and promotes healthy growth of hair

– Excellent for relieving itchy, dry and flaky scalp

– Relieves dandruff

– Removes build-up in hair

– Gives hair a nice shine

– Encouraging hair growth – ACV can treat clogged hair follicles due to bacterial infection that creates crusty flakes on the scalp (which can result in hair loss).

How to use ACV for various types of hair:

Wavy, curly, thick or long hair — 1/2 cup of ACV mixed with 1 quart of warm water

Straight, fine, thin or short hair — 1 tablespoon of ACV mixed with 1 cup of warm water

Chemically straightened or treated hair — 1/2 cup of ACV mixed with 2 cups of warm water

Naturally frizzy or thick hair — 1 cup of ACV with 3 cups of water

How often can I use the ACV hair rinse treatment?

Wavy, curly, thick or long hair — Use once every 2 weeks

Straight, fine, thin or short hair — Use once a week

Chemically straightened or treated hair — Use once a month

Naturally frizzy or thick hair — Use once every 6 — 8 weeks

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About Salahi Misal 553 Articles
Was born and raised in London and first came to North Cyprus as a child where he lived for two and a half years. The Island left a long lasting impression on him, for after travelling the world and experiencing many different cultures and ways of life, Cyprus was always there. Sal, as his friends call him, has always had a passion for Art & Design and studied the subject for over ten years and resulted in him specializing in the design and production of contemporary furniture. He has worked in this field for twenty years now. After not having visited the Island for fifteen years he followed his heart back to North Cyprus, where he’s lived for the last four years. Now Sal works on a creative basis for NC Magazine.