Hello, beautiful! May we know the reason behind your sadness? Oops, acne. We understand your pain as a spot on beauty is always painful but do you know where there is a will there is a way? Okay, don’t gaze with anger as we are not here to preach you but help you all damsels in distress!
- 1 What is Acne?
- 2 How is Apple Cider Vinegar Useful?
- 3 Undiluted Apple Cider Vinegar
- 4 Apple Cider Vinegar and Water
- 5 Apple Cider Vinegar and Baking Soda
- 6 Honey and Apple Cider Vinegar
- 7 Onion Juice and Apple Cider Vinegar
- 8 Aloe Vera and Apple Cider Vinegar
- 9 Apple Cider Vinegar and Sea Salt
- 10 Apple Cider Vinegar and Lemon
- 11 Apple Cider Vinegar and Garlic
What is Acne?
We know seeing acne on your face or neck or shoulder or in any other body part is really annoying as after all you take so many measures and treatments and use expensive cosmetics to look beautiful. But what if these chemical based cosmetics and skin care products hamper your skin rather than healing?
Our busy lifestyle and larger than life advertisements of cosmetics urge us to use them, which eventually harm our skin quality and make it a habitat to such skin flaws. So all those who are facing this skin flaw switch to natural remedies and get home the magical liquid of apple cider vinegar. This liquid is not only great for hair care but also skincare.
How is Apple Cider Vinegar Useful?
It has antiseptic as well anti-bacterial properties that can remove bacteria responsible for acne. It acts as a detoxifier, which counters harmful toxins and free radicals that lead to acne. There is acid in this vinegar that cleans the skin pores by exfoliating the dead skin cells and impurities and makes it look flawless. This magical potion also helps to restore the pH level of the skin by balancing the acids. And the vitamins and minerals present in it speed up the healing process and reduce scarring. Wow, we never knew this liquid is useful!
Now that you are already impressed with its qualities let’s move on to the natural remedies made with its help.
Home Remedies Made Apple Cider Vinegar
Undiluted Apple Cider Vinegar
With a cotton ball, apply it to the areas of acne. Let it dry completely. Now wash it with regular water. For better results repeat the process.
Apple Cider Vinegar and Water
Take 1 part of apple cider vinegar with two parts of water and mix it well. Apply it on the affected areas and let it stay for 15-20 minutes. Wash it off with water.
Apple Cider Vinegar and Baking Soda
Baking soda is quite a multi-purpose ingredient but did you know that it treats acne? Yes, take two tbs of apple cider vinegar and 2-3 tbs of Baking Soda.mix them well and apply it gently on the affected area. Apply the mix as a gel and keep it there until it is dry. Now wash the area with normal water. Apply moisturizer immediately after the process.
Honey and Apple Cider Vinegar
Honey not only moisturizes your skin but its antibacterial properties fight the bacteria causing acne too. Wash your face with lukewarm water using a gentle cleanser. Exfoliate it with baking soda and then steam your face for three minutes by covering your head with a towel and leaning over a pot of hot water.
Now take two tbsp honey and apply on face, rub it slowly and in circles. As soon as honey becomes sticky, stop rubbing the same. Let it remain on your skin for 15 minutes, and then wash it off with lukewarm water. After you are done with it, use a cotton ball to apply a mixture of apple cider vinegar and water in 1:1 proportion. At last, apply an oil-free moisturizer.
Onion Juice and Apple Cider Vinegar
The sulfur in onions has antibacterial properties that help to fight acne. Mix equal amount this vinegar with onion juice. Using a cotton ball apply it on the affected area. Leave to dry then wash off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
Aloe Vera and Apple Cider Vinegar
We all know that aloe vera extracts the additional oil from skin and makes it healthy. Mix pure apple cider vinegar, water, and aloe vera gel together to form a perfect mixture. Apply it on the affected areas. Massage it and leave it for 15 – 20 minutes and then rinse with water and pat dry. For best results apply regularly.
Apple Cider Vinegar and Sea Salt
Sea salt help fights the bacteria and removes the impurities from the skin pores. Mix apple cider vinegar and sea salt. Apply the mixture on the affected areas and it for overnight. Rinse off the application in the morning. Repeating it twice a week can give amazing results.
Apple Cider Vinegar and Lemon
Lemons make your skin oil-free and germ-free. Mix half teaspoon of vinegar and lemon juice. With cotton apply the mixture on acne. Let it dry overnight. Wash it with regular water in the morning.
Apple Cider Vinegar and Garlic
The strong antibacterial properties present in garlic help combat with acne. Take some garlic cloves and extract juice from them. Now add the same amount of vinegar to it and mix it well. With cotton apply it on the affected skin. Leave it for 10 – 15 minutes and rinse it off with lukewarm water. Repeat the process regularly for better results.
Now that you know the tips, you all must also know the right way of applying the apple cider vinegar. Here is the precaution you must take while using it.
Precautions & Tips
- Always use raw, unfiltered and unpasteurized apple cider vinegar.
- People with sensitive skin should not use the apple cider vinegar undiluted as the acetic acid in this vinegar can lead to skin irritation.
- First-time users should first do a patch test first to prevent any irritation.
- When moving out, use any sunscreen lotion, to avoid skin sensitivity post its application.
- Avoid using it near eyes as it can harm them.
We hope these tips and remedies have given you enough idea to how to use this liquid and how to say goodbye to acne?