Vinegar & beauty
Vinegar works wonders and not only in salads! It is the easy-healthy product to use preferably organic and cut with water to reduce its aggressive side. Sanitizers, antifungals, deodorants, shine and many others will make you regret not listening to your grandmother earlier.
Apple cider vinegar makes hair shiny
Rinse hair with water and apple cider vinegar? It "neutralizes the limestone, tightens the scales and makes the hair shine", as Jérémy Fromentin reminds us of the new Kare lounge at the Klay Club in Paris before adding: "As we get tight in rinsing water, we need think of diluting it and correctly wringing the hair after using a clean towel.".
Apple cider vinegar fight against dandruff
In addition to shine, apple cider vinegar soothes the scalp and reduces dandruff. Why ? Because its acidity responds more to the natural pH of the scalp, also relatively acid (because close to 6) unlike shampoos sold in the trade sometimes too neutral. By rinsing your hair with apple cider vinegar, it will restore the amount of acidity that is missing in the scalp.
Apple cider vinegar boosts radiance and tones oily skin
One of the secrets of cider vinegar is its selenium content, a very powerful antioxidant, and acetic acid, a recognized astringent. A simple recipe: in the evening, after cleansing the face, we make a tonic lotion with 1 tablespoon of vinegar mixed with 1/2 glass of water. We impregnate a cotton. There is nothing left but to dab on the face with it. Result: the pores are reduced and the skin texture is refined. But as Julien Keibeck, the Slow Cosmetic expert, reminds us in his book "Bien-être au naturel" (Solars edition): "The use of vinegar on the face [...] should be avoided on children and people with reactive skin. Really prefer a 50/50 dilution for local use and 91/10 for the whole face. "
Apple cider vinegar soothes and smoothes the skin
If some use sweet almond oil, coconut or raspberry vegetable oil to soothe their skin, they can also opt for a small cup of cider vinegar diluted in the bath because it also has anti-aging properties. inflammatory. This solution also allows to gently get rid of small dead skin and smooth the epidermis in this way.
Apple cider vinegar acts as a natural deodorant
Still in his book, Julien Keibeck finds in what he calls "vinegar" a good alternative to the classic deodorant, without alcohol or aluminum salts as a bonus! Indeed, having antifungal properties, cider vinegar and eliminates bacteria and small fungi causing odors.
Liquid cider vinegar the sores
A blue or a bump? Quick, a cold compress soaked in cider vinegar. A sunburn ? Ditto, in general it avoids blisters and peeling skin. An insect bite? It is applied fissa and pure. In Australia, rescuers would even use it to relieve jellyfish stings. Indeed, the slight acidity of its pH, close to that of the skin, calms the inflammatory phenomena.
Apple cider vinegar cleans our makeup brushes
Using water and soap to clean one's makeup brushes is not enough! It is imperative to rinse them or to let them tramp with / in a mixture of water and cider vinegar. Thus, they will be thoroughly disinfected.
Apple cider vinegar is the star of the detox
To stay fit, Megan Fox admits to drink a glass of water each morning with apple cider vinegar. The super-mom Heidi Klum and Fergie, the singer of the Black Eyed Peas, the energy monster, have also put themselves. It must be said that not only does this vinegar restore the acid-base balance of the body, but it is also rich in minerals and trace elements (potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sulfur, iron, copper), in enzymes , in betacarotene and pectin. According to Henri Chenot, the detox pope, author of "Cure de santé" (Robert Laffont ed.), "Nothing better to encourage the drainage of the hepatic pathways than to drink daily 1.5 liters of water. of source added with 10 cl of cider vinegar ". From Sharon Stone to the Missoni family, the regulars of her Meran palace all submit to it!