Apple cider vinegar has been the hype for the past few years and for good reason. It has been proven, if taken daily along with other significant lifestyle changes, to improve digestion, lower blood sugar levels, reduce belly fat, lower cholesterol and improve heart health. And chile, that’s with just 3 tablespoons daily!
So now that we’ve explored a few of the benefits apple cider vinegar has to overall wellness, let’s talk about how it helps your hair. It is said that apple cider vinegar contains vitamins and minerals that are good for the hair. The acid acts as an exfoliant and can be used to remove dandruff and treat dry, itchy scalp and also balance the pH levels of the hair and scalp. Rinsing your natural hair with apple cider vinegar also increases shine and smoothes hair shaft therefore decreasing breakage. Acv is antimicrobial and is used popularly as a natural disinfectant. That probably makes it really good for removing bacteria and fungus from hair and scalp especially from locs huh? Not to mention the buildup that sometimes comes with having locs. ACV can be used along with baking soda, lemon juice, and sea salt to create an ultimate detox concoction. Soaking your locs in apple cider vinegar helps to breakdown the dirt and buildup found in the core of locs. NATIV3 offers a detox bomb that makes it super easy to cleanse your locs. ACV is not to be overused however. Because it is highly acidic, it should be used with caution and only used as needed.
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