Treating Acne & Dark Spots with Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple Cider Vinegar, also known as ACV is a combination of acetic, citric, lactic, and succinic acid. Although it is a highly acidic in nature, when used moderately on the skin, it has miraculous results. Different components of Apple Cider Vinegar for skincare have unique benefits. Lactic acid present in ACV help in improving the texture of the skin, cure pigmentation and enhance the appearance of the skin.
If you are dealing with acne and dark spots, ACV has great benefits in store for you. Here are some simple ACV recipes that have proven results for treating Acne and Dark spots.
ACV and Water:
To start with, dilute ACV with water and apply it directly to your scars, pigmentation, and acne. You just mix one part of Apple Cider Vinegar with 2 -3 parts of water and apply it on the acne with the help of a cotton ball. Allow it to sit on the acne for 15-20 seconds and then wash off and pat dry.
ACV and Tea Tree Oil:
Tea tree alone is known for its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties and when combined with ACV, it becomes a great tool to combat acne breakouts and dark spots.
ACV and Honey:
ACV and Honey combined have incredible antibacterial properties that enable your skin to fight the bacterial infection causing acne and dark spots.
ACV and Lemon Juice:
A concoction of ACV and lemon juice have skin bleaching, pigmentation healing and acne-treating properties. Because lemon juice is rich in antioxidants, it treats the free radicals in the body, offering healing benefits. You can use the concoction as a skin toner and reap its benefits.
ACV and Baking Soda:
You might not use Baking soda for your cooking but it certainly is an ingredient that must be a part of your DIY skincare routine. You can make a mask using apple cider vinegar, water, and baking soda. The combination helps you unclog the pores and prevent acne break pits.
ACV and Aloe Vera
If you want to prevent acne break pits, remove acne scars and make your skin even looking, you must mix 1/2 portion of ACV and 1/2 portion of water, in one portion Aloe Vera and apply the combination to your skin. The results are very efficient and quick.
Apple cider Vinegar for Skincare has a range of benefits and by combining it with other natural products, you can experience great results for treating and preventing acne, scarring and dark spots.