Apple Cider Vinegar Rinse and Natural Hair
WHAT IS APPLE CIDER VINEGAR?
Apple cider vinegar is a very strong vinegar that is made from fermented apples. There are many uses for the vinegar. It is very popular in the natural health community. It has been used for many things such as losing weight, soothing sunburn, clarifying the scalp, overall health and many other uses.
Currently, there are quite a few (DIY) do it yourself recipes that involve apple cider vinegar. I became aware of the apple cider vinegar, Bragg Organic Raw Apple Cider Vinegar, 16 Ounce (1 pack),rinse in the earlier part of my hair journey watching YouTuber by the name of LoveyAnneka. I hadn’t heard about the product before and was curious as to the acclaims of how well it clarifies your scalp and promotes curls to really pop.
WHAT DOES CLARIFYING THE SCALP MEAN?
Clarifying the scalp means to use a product that will dig deep into the pores of your scalp and get rid it of any buildup of product The product you use gives an intensive cleaning which results in a very clean scalp.
HOW OFTEN SHOULD I CLARIFY MY SCALP?
Well, there is no definitive answer to that question. It all depends on the condition of your hair. For example, if I did a wash and go two weeks back to back without a break, I would most likely clarify my scalp. Knowing that my wash and go’s consist of a lot of product build-up from the gel that I used to define my hair, I would definitely clarify my scalp with my next wash day.
HOW DOES AN APPLE CIDER VINEGAR HELP NATURAL CURLY HAIR?
Apple cider vinegar cleans and clarifies the scalp. It also balances the ph level of your scalp. This is important because the natural oil that comes from our scalp,(sebum), has a ph level of 4.5 – 5.5. This acidity level means that the scalp is safe from fungus or bacteria growth. Apple cider vinegar has a high acidity level and rinsing your hair regularly with apple cider vinegar can keep your hair at its ideal acidic level. As a result, you are likely to have very healthy hair. Apple cider vinegar also adds shine, reduces frizz and is a great detangler.
HOW DO YOU MAKE AN APPLE CIDER VINEGAR RINSE?
To create the rinse you can use either a water bottle or plastic container with metric units on it. With the plastic container I would pour the apple cider vinegar to the first unit part and the next three metric parts I would add water. Apple cider vinegar is very pungent so the water will help dilute the scent. If I am using the water bottle I estimate.
HOW DO YOU DO AN APPLE CIDER VINEGAR RINSE ON YOUR HAIR?
For my best results, I make the apple cider vinegar rinse first and then wash my hair with As I am coconut co-wash. Next, I rinse out the coconut co-wash and section my hair with hair clips. Then I take my spray bottle with the apple cider vinegar mix and spray each section of hair generously and massage the mixture on my scalp.
I do this throughout my whole head and then let the mix rinse sit on my hair for about five minutes. Personally, I like to use the entire bottle. After the five minutes, I rinse my hair out with very cold water. The cold water helps to close your pores, seal in the moisture and clumping the hair. After that final rinse, I immediately can see the difference in my curls.
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