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How Vinegar Baths Leave Your Skin Feeling Amazing

According to Wellness Mama, there's no type of bath better for your skin than a vinegar bath. In this blog, she explains how vinegar baths nourish the skin for a radiant and healthier look. Don't go grabbing any vinegar in your kitchen though -- what you want is Apple Cider Vinegar, a "versatile natural remedy" and "natural home product." But what exactly is it about this pungent cooking ingredient that's so great for your skin?

For starters, it's rich in nutrients that nourish the skin, and even restores your pH balance, which really leaves you glowing

via Wellness Mama:

For Its Vitamin and Mineral Content
Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is a natural source of B-vitamins, Vitamin C and trace minerals, making it nourishing to skin. Since the skin is the body’s largest organ, it is possible to obtain these nutrients from soaking and to nourish the skin. It is naturally nourishing and moisturizing and can soften skin and hair.
Beneficial Acids
Vinegar is naturally acidic so it helps restore balance to the skin’s pH which should be slightly acidic (here’s why). Though it helps restore the skin’s pH it has an alkalizing effect internally and can also help aid digestion for this reason.
Also, many people with joint problems notice improvement from soaking in apple cider vinegar baths, and these beneficial acids and vitamins may be part of the reason.

 

ACV also contains antibacterial properties, making it effective against acne, skin conditions, and even urinary tract infections.

The bath itself is easy -- just add two cups of ACV to a tub of warm and soak for 20-30 minutes. Use a washcloth to clean your face, and don't avoid getting your hair wet either.

Head on over to Wellness Mama to learn more about ACV baths and other ways you can use it for healthier skin (and hair!).

 

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