Natural trends for healthier hair: Apple cider vinegar for hair.
Apple cider vinegar is well known as a salad dressing but there is much more to do with it. Now it is used in skin care and hair care too. Because of the benefits of this natural ingredient, it is no more just a home-made treatment but more and more ready to use products contain it as well. How you can use apple cider vinegar at home for shiny and healthier hair.
What are the benefits of applying it on your head of hair?
- It can balance the natural PH of your hair.
- Perfect for clarifying your scalp.
- Makes your hair shiny.
- It can help to detangle your locks.
- It can provide a lot of vitamins, like Vitamin A and C, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium and many more.
I suppose now you would like to know how you can use it to enjoy these benefits.
The simplest way is to apply 4-5 table spoons of apple cider vinegar all along your hair then rinse it thoroughly. It will make your hair silky and shiny.
If your hair is oily:
You can mix it with some nettle. If you have the possibility, take some fresh nettle (1-2 fibers) and pour one litre of boiling water on it. After 30 minutes clarify it and let the tea get cool. Mix 4 table spoons of apple cider vinegar with a few drops of lavender essential oil then pour it into the cool nettle tea. Use this liquid to rinse your hair.
If your hair is dry:
You can mix apple cider vinegar with some elder-flower. Make 1 litre elder-flower tea just like the nettle tea above. The best is making it from 1-2 fibers of fresh elder-flower. Clarify it after 30 minutes then let it get cool. For this mixture take a few drops of orange essential oil and put it into the apple cider vinegar. After mixing them pour it into the cool elder-flower tea and use this liquid for rinsing your scalp and hair.
Hair loves apple cider vinegar. Whether your hair is oily, dry or normal you can enjoy the good effects of this wonderful liquid from nature. If you are the type of person to make as many things by hands as possible, you can even try making apple cider vinegar at home. You just need whole apples, also the cores and sugar to make it. Sugar can be replaced with honey of course but in this case you may experience the procedure of making the vinegar being longer.