Apple cider vinegar has been considered highly beneficial when it comes to health. But did you know that apple cider vinegar can also do wonders on your skin when applied topically? Yes, you read that right.
Dark spots can occur on the skin due to several factors like over exposure to the sun, excessive use of chemicals on the face, excessive consumption of alcohol and smoking. But these can be easily treated if you take the right measures to treat them.
In this article, we'll be giving you some effective remedies to treat dark spots using apple cider vinegar.
Apple cider vinegar has glycol content that helps in treating dark spots and pigmentation on the skin. Also, the acetic acid in apple cider vinegar will help in lightening the dark spots and blemishes if any. Let's find out how.
Apple Cider Vinegar Toner
Apple cider vinegar is considered as the best toner for the skin. Dilute 1 tsp apple cider vinegar in a tsp of water. Mix both the ingredients well. Use a cotton pad to apply it on your face. Apply it wherever you have dark spots. This works best if you leave it overnight. Wash it off next day. Use this regularly for better results.
Apple Cider Vinegar And Baking Soda
A combination of apple cider vinegar and baking soda helps in unclogging the pores and making your skin clear. All you need to do is mix in a clean bowl 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar and 3 tbsp of baking soda to make a smooth paste. Apply this on a cleansed face and allow it to dry for at least 15 minutes. You can wash off the mask in cold water after 15 minutes.
Apple Cider Vinegar And Sugar Scrub
Scrubs help in exfoliating the skin and thus removing the dead skin cells that make it look healthy and clear. For this scrub, you'll need 1 tsp apple cider vinegar, 1 tsp honey, 1 tsp green tea, 5 tsp granulated sugar and a few drops of water. Mix all the above ingredients in a bowl. Combine all the ingredients well. Add water enough to get a scrub-like consistency. Apply this on your face and gently scrub it in a circular motion with the help of your fingertips for 2-3 minutes. After a few minutes, you can wash it off with normal water.
Apple Cider Vinegar And Tea Tree Oil
This remedy is basically a steam. All you need to do is take about 2 cups of water in a bowl. Add 4 tbsp of apple cider vinegar and a few drops of tea tree oil. Mix all the ingredients well. Pour this mixture into a liquid steamer. Steam your face for about 5-8 minutes. Make sure that you do not go too close towards the liquid steamer or else it will damage your skin. After steaming, wash your face gently with normal water.
Apple Cider Vinegar And Potato Juice
Potato is known for lightening the dark spots and blemishes. Grate a potato in order to extract the juice from it. Now in a bowl add 2 tsp of fresh potato juice and mix it with a tsp of apple cider vinegar. Apply this on the areas affected and wait for 5-10 minutes before washing it off with normal water.
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