Let’s talk about ACV. If you don’t know what that means, it stands for apple cider vinegar and as far as millions of people are concerned, it is the cure for just about everything in life.
If you are natural, then you know how important it is to give your hair the best. That’s not to say that women with relaxed hair shouldn’t consider what they put on it. It’s just that natural hair is delicate and can be your best friend or your worst enemy. It all depends on how you treat it. With that, ACV is such an essential ingredient and its uses extend far beyond consumption. It can relieve heartburn, lower blood sugar, tone skin and yes, strengthen hair.
As summer slowly fades, the fall whether will be here soon and a change in hair routine to adjust to the changing elements is a good idea. Whatever you decide to do for autumn, adding ACV to your bag of tricks is a pretty good idea.
So let’s delve into some of the benefits of using this wonder liquid.
For those looking for a good way to retain moisture, consider ACV. It helps close the hair cuticles by locking in moisture while enhancing shine. When your hair is moisturized, it is also easier to detangle. Actually, working with your hair is just easier period so get some of this in your life to make your process go more smoothly.
This is a big one. A lot of women don’t realize the importance of making sure their hair’s PH levels are balanced. Hair is mildly acidic and the ideal PH is 4-5. Adding in an ACV rinse will help your hair reach a healthier level, which will show tremendously in its manageability.
It happens to everyone. At some point, we get buildup from products and the elements. If you are a natural that doesn’t wash your hair often, the need to use ACV is a great one because the more buildup you have the harder it is to style and mange it. You don’t have to do this all the time or after every wash. Experts who swear by ACV rinses say doing it once a week is still extremely beneficial.
If you want long illustrious hair, then you should definitely consider using ACV. Not only does it strengthen it in just about every single aspect, it also aids in the growth process. It stimulates the roots all while healing your hair.
Now that you know how awesomely wonderful Apple Cider Vinegar is, here are some points to remember when using it. Be careful as to how often you apply it to your hair. Just as in other areas of life, too much of a good thing can be harmful. This is particularly true because ACV is highly acidic which isn’t cause for alarm but you just have to watch how your hair reacts to it. This is where knowing your tresses come into play. Take the time to learn.
Also, make sure to use raw, unprocessed apple cider vinegar. Bragg has a great one that a lot of people use. It’s organic and unfiltered which means it’s the best. You can also mix a base with it like essential oils, Aloe Vera or olive oil for some added benefits and a nice fragrance.
There you have it. Apple cider vinegar rocks! Drink it, put it on your skin and add it to your hair. You really can’t go wrong in using it.