5 DIY Beauty Tips Using Vinegar

Vinegar is a versatile tool for your skin care routine.
Vinegar is a versatile tool for your skin care routine.
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Have you ever wanted that one, perfect ingredient to make your beauty routine easier? Vinegar is an inexpensive yet excellent addition to your beauty regimen to restore the natural acidity of your skin. Vinegar can clear up an array of skin problems, ranging from dryness to itching, flaking and even acne.

This article includes beauty tips and tricks that will help you stay beautiful without spending a fortune.



Prevent Age Spots

Mix equal parts vinegar and onion juice to develop a natural formula for age spots. Use this formula to dab on the spots daily, and after only a few weeks, you will see them begin to improve!

You can also use vinegar to make you own DIY cleansers and toners. Stop wasting your money on expensive products and wash your face with a half vinegar, half water combination formula. Rinse with vinegar diluted water and let your face air dry to lock in moisture and keep your skin supple and smooth.



Cure Common Skin Problems

If your skin sometimes irritates you because it is oily or itchy, try these natural tricks. For itchy skin, add 8 ounces of apple cider vinegar to your next warm bath and soak for 15 minutes. For oily skin, combine equal parts apple cider vinegar and water. The acidity in the vinegar makes a natural astringent or freeze. Make them in bulk by putting the solution into ice cube trays to use as a low-cost treatment during the hot and humid summer months.


Make a Homemade Facial Mask

Do you waste countless amounts of money on professional facials? No longer! Try combining honey, wheat flour and vinegar to make a paste. Cover any areas affected with acne – lightly – with the homemade cream and let it rest overnight. First thing in the morning, wash the paste off with tepid water. This mixture targets new breakouts and helps them disappear.


Hand Care

Use a natural hand scrub by mixing cornmeal and a few drops of apple cider vinegar. Apply to dirty hands, rinse with cool water and towel off. If you’re going for that perfect manicured, soak your fingers for 1 minute in 2 teaspoons vinegar and 1/2 cup warm water before hitting the salon. It will help your nail polish stick and may even soften the cuticles on your nails, too!


Hair Care

If you want lovely, dandruff-free locks, try massaging vinegar into your scalp several times a week before shampooing. This will help to control the dry, itchy skin on your scalp that causes a flake fiasco. Apple cider vinegar also makes a great moisturizing tool for your mane. The pH level is similar to that of most conditioners, but it's easier on your wallet. Mix together three eggs, two tablespoons olive oil or safflower oil, and one-teaspoon vinegar to make a natural deep conditioner. Apply the solution to your hair and cover with plastic cap for a half hour. After these steps, shampoo hair as usual.

As you've seen, vinegar can be just as effective as high-priced beauty products. The next time you want to pamper yourself, look in your cabinet.