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How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Acne and Skin

Updated on March 16, 2016
Get healthy, beautiful skin with apple cider vinegar.
Get healthy, beautiful skin with apple cider vinegar.

Apple Cider Vinegar and Skin Care

Apple cider vinegar is a great treatment for warts, pimples, acne and other skin problems. It’s also a great everyday product to maintain and improve the overall health of your skin: it can make your skin look younger and feel smoother.

Apple cider vinegar, or ACV, is a natural remedy, and does not contain harsh chemicals. It is a tried and preferred method of skincare used over many centuries.

But first, why should we worry about the health of our skin? For one, because it performs a number of vital functions, including:

  • Controlling body temperature.
  • Protecting us from harmful elements of the environment.
  • Receiving and conveying information from external stimuli.

So, skin health should be a part of any effort to maintain a healthy lifestyle. If you want to improve the health of your skin, read on to learn how apple cider vinegar can help.

Did You Know?

The ancient Greek physician and father of medicine, Hippocrates used apple cider vinegar as an elixir.

Apple Cider Vinegar Treatment for Acne and Pimples

Apple cider vinegar is a remarkably effective treatment for acne and pimples. It’s a natural therapy with no side effects.

Apple cider vinegar offers skin protection in many ways.

  • It unclogs pores, preventing breakouts and allowing the skin to breathe properly.
  • It helps in creating a protective layer on our skin, and helps in preventing our skin from becoming too dry.

To understand how cider vinegar works to give us healthy skin, we must first understand what causes our skin to become dry and develop acne and pimples.

Treating acne is easy with apple cider vinegar
Treating acne is easy with apple cider vinegar

What Causes Breakouts?

Our skin has a protective outer-layer, known as the protective acid mantle. This mantle makes our skin slightly acidic, giving it a pH factor of between 4.5 and 6. (pH factor is an indicator of acidity level. Anything between 0 and 6 is acidic.) This acid mantle protects our skin from pollution, free radicals, and other harmful particles in the air.

When we wash our face, either with water or with face cleaners, we inadvertently remove this protective acid mantle.

Theoretically, our skin is designed to replenish the missing protective acid mantle but doing so may take time. In the meantime, our skin remains exposed to harmful radicals that can cause damage, rashes, acne, or pimples.

Did You Know?

On his voyage to the New World, Christopher Columbus brought apple cider vinegar with him to treat scurvy.

How Does Apple Cider Vinegar Treat Acne?

There are three main ways that apple cider vinegar helps your skin stay healthy:

  • Beta Carotene. ACV has high levels of beta-carotene, which counteracts damage caused by free radicals, giving us healthy skin and a youthful complexion.
  • Anti-bacterial properties. Apple cider vinegar has antiseptic and antibacterial properties which help protect our skin from pollution and harmful bacteria.
  • pH balance. The most important benefit of apple cider vinegar for skincare is its ability to restore the balance of our pH factor. Apple cider vinegar has a pH factor of about 4.5 to 5.5, which is close to the ideal pH factor for skin too.

Precautions For Using Apple Cider Vinegar on Skin

Apple cider vinegar toner is very good for skin and is also very effective in treating skin problems like acne, pimples and other skin-related ailments. However, read these tips before using apple cider vinegar for skincare.

  • Use it at night. Some people may find the smell too strong. In fact, one could say that it smells like sweaty socks that have been left under the bed for two weeks. Just like you wouldn't eat raw onion or garlic before a date, you wouldn't wear apple cider vinegar on your face before stepping out. If you can't stand the smell, simply use it at night.
  • Watch out for skin irritation. While apple cider vinegar typically has no side effects, it may cause skin irritation in some cases. If you have extra-sensitive skin, apple cider vinegar may not be suitable for you. However, before giving up completely, try add more water to the mixture to dilute it. Alternatively, reduce the frequency with which you use the ACV wash. You may also find that the irritation subsides after a while.
  • Watch out for “purging.” In very rare situations, some people may experience purging. Purging happens when ACV opens up blockages, causing your skin to push out impurities. As a result, existing pimples may get more inflamed before getting better. If purging happens you may want to stop using apple cider vinegar on your skin.
  • Try it out first. Always use it on a small part of skin, and see how it reacts. Use generously diluted ACV first and get feedback.
  • Use sunscreen. Apple cider vinegar can increase your skin’s sensitivity to ultra-violet rays. If you know you will be going out in the sun after applying apple cider vinegar, please use a good sunscreen lotion, so as to avoid any harmful effect of UV rays. In fact, this is another reason why you should use the face wash at night rather than during the day.

How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar Toner

It's easy to make ACV toner at home.
It's easy to make ACV toner at home.

Ingredients for ACV Toner

  • 250 ml filtered water, tap water is also fine
  • 250 ml apple cider vinegar, organic, unfiltered, and unpasteurized
  • 1 plastic bottle, to store the ACV toner

Directions

  1. Mix one part water to one part apple cider vinegar.
  2. Before using, shake well so that the "mother" of vinegar – the cloudy sediment at the bottom of the bottle – gets mixed in.

What Did You Think?

3.5 stars from 384 ratings of Apple Cider Vinegar Toner

Apple Cider Vinegar Skincare Tips

Using apple cider vinegar toner as a face wash is very easy: Take a cotton ball/pad, put some toner on it and gently dab the toner on your skin. Be sure to stay away from your eyes.

  • Start Slow. Begin by using the wash just once a day and preferably at night so that you don't have to worry about the smell. Once you are sure that your skin won’t respond adversely, you can increase the frequency to twice a day.
  • Start small. When using the toner for the first time, try it first on a small patch of skin to see if it causes any irritation.
  • Wash it off. When applying the toner for the first time, you may want to wash it off after 5 minutes to minimize your exposure to any irritants. Once you know that you have a tolerant skin, you can leave it on.
  • Those hard-to-reach-places. For difficult-to-reach areas like your back, try using a spray bottle instead of the cotton balls.
  • Play with the mixture. Start by using a diluted mixture of one part water to one part ACV. If your skin becomes irritated, feel free to add more water. If your skin responds well to the toner, you can even reduce the quantity of water. Some people mix 2 part ACV with one part water. See what works. I highly recommend that you experiment with your ACV toner to get a feel for what works with your skin type.
  • Dont leave out the water. Never apply undiluted apple cider vinegar to your skin. It is highly acidic and can damage your skin at too high a concentration.
  • Watch the eyes. Keep apple cider vinegar away from eyes and the area around eyes. It may cause a very painful burning sensation if you do get it in your eyes. If that happens, you should rinse your eyes with water or eye drops.
  • Mix and match! If you like, you can even add other useful ingredients to your ACV toner, like green tea, aloe vera gel, or witch hazel.

What Kind of ACV Should I Buy?

What Kind Should I Buy?

Apple cider vinegar needs to be organic, unpasteurized and unfiltered.

Only unpasteurized and unfiltered ACV contains the "mother" of vinegar: the muddy, grainy substance that sits at the bottom of the bottle. This substance contains the beneficial enzymes and bacteria and is where all the skincare benefits of apple cider vinegar lie.There are many brands to choose from, so you should find one that's easily available in your area.

The bottom line is that it should be made from organic apples and should contain the mother of vinegar.

My Experience With Apple Cider Vinegar

I am a big fan of using apple cider vinegar for weight loss, for healthy hair and for glowing skin. I use it before going to bed, after removing my makeup and washing my face.

I really like it because afterwards, I feel fresh and clean, though the smell puts off my partner if I don't wash it off with water after a few minutes. I have also found apple cider vinegar effective in treating acne, though it takes a long time to remove existing acne.

It is not an overnight remedy and I use it mostly to prevent future breakouts rather than to treat existing ones.

ACV is great for skincare, hair loss, and weight loss

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      SchoolRebelss 3 years ago

      nice one :)

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi SchoolRebelss, thank you very much for the positive feedback. :)

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      Sharon 3 years ago

      So helpful, I've been wondering about home-made toner with ACV. Thank you for explaining it.

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      Geri Mileff 3 years ago from Czech Republic

      Hi! Thanks for this useful article! :)

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi kgmonline, thank you for your positive feedback. I am glad you liked the tips.

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Thank you Sharon for your positive feedback.

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      womentips 3 years ago

      Nice one.It may remove blackheads also.

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Thanks for the tip.

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      Elliott Raggio 3 years ago from Hove

      wow great!!!! thanks for the info...

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Glad you liked it PlumbingOnTap.

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      JessBraz 3 years ago from Canada

      very lovely and useful hub. :)

      I recently started making the switch from chemical filled products (lotions, cleansers, shampoo etc.) and face cleansers and toners were the first thing I started with. I use ACV everyday on my face.. Like the way you described it here (mixed with water, applied with a cotton pad at night) ... I really does make quite a difference.. You eventually get used to the smell. :) .. I follow it up by using aloe vera gel as a moisturiser...

      Very nice hub. Well done. Voted up!

      Cheers,

      Jess.

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi JessBrazz, thank you very much for your positive feedback, and for sharing your experience of using apple cider vinegar for skincare. I think using aloe vera gel as a moisturizer is a great idea. I usually use rose water as moisterizer because I like the smell. :)

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      elfathani 3 years ago from Jakarta

      I am include people who do not like the smell

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Bolejuga, my friend used to hate the smell. She started using warm water to mix ACV with. The smell is less strong if you drink cider vinegar mixed in warm water. You can even add honey and green tea to it.

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      Ghazi Marjan 3 years ago from London

      good

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Thank you.

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      Mackenzie Sage Wright 3 years ago

      Great advice, I'm going to pass it on to my teens-- and so much cheaper than some of the designer pimple medicine on the market. Excellent hub.

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Thanks and all the best. Teens will love it.

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      Ghazi Marjan 3 years ago from London

      Apple cider vinegar is very effective for treating warts, pimples, acne and other skin problems. But it is also useful for overall health of our skin. ACV makes skin look younger and feel smoother.

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Thanks for the comment. Yes, I agree that cider vinegar is very good for healthy skin.

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      Ghazi Marjan 3 years ago from London

      Apple cider vinegar toner is very good for skin, and is also very effective in treating skin problems like acne, pimples and other skin-related ailments. However, read these tips before using apple cider vinegar for skincare.

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Thanks for your positive feedback.

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      holly fernandez 3 years ago from Bacolod City

      hi, im only 14 and i usecv for 3 days now but it seems like my old acnes came out and im really worried cause my sister`s wedding is coming .. i think what you`ve said it will worst first before it gets better .. PLS I NEED YOUR HELP .. how many days it will took to cure my acne problems ? PLS HELP ME HOW TO CURE IT AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE .. pls reply me back thank u

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Holly, each person's skin is different, as is their DNA. It is best to stop the use of ACV and consult a doctor if you are concerned about your acne, especially if your sister's wedding is coming up.

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      Ghazi Marjan 3 years ago from London

      Apple cider vinegar is very effective for treating warts, pimples, acne and other skin problems. But it is also useful for overall health of our skin. ACV makes skin look younger and feel smoother.

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      rochelle 3 years ago

      Hi,

      When do you use ACV, before shampooing, or after shampoo and conditioner?

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      After shampoo. Use it instead of a conditioner.

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Yes, cider vinegar is effective for skin.

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      Muebles de jardin 3 years ago from madrid

      hello,

      is this effective for all type of skins?

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi, there's limited research available. The best option is to try it on a small area of your skin first and monitor the results.

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      Tiffany 3 years ago from West Virginia

      Great Hub! This is really informative. Thank you!

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Thank you for your positive comment.

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      Shelly 3 years ago

      Just started using this product. I had some weird breakout/rash on my chin and started to freak out did some research and found out about ACV. The rash or whatever's going on with my skin. Is looking better within a day?!? Thank God ! It definitely smells funky though im scared to take a drink of it so I made some tea with lemon and honey and put two teaspoons in it. Oh and im not diluting it but it seems okay if I feel like its drying my skin I'll definitely dilute. Thanks everyone for posting about this great product. I'm feeling much better. I never have had anything on my face and I was freaking out.

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Shelly, glad to know ACV is helping you.

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      porpirio zapanta jr. 3 years ago

      I'm very excited to try this product..to cure my pimple & to cure my warts..

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Good choice :)

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      sarah 3 years ago

      Went to the grocery store to buy it and there all out

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Sarah, cider vinegar is available on Amazon.

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      Victoria 3 years ago

      Hello! Been using ACV toner for 3 days now. Just want to ask if it is okay to put a moisturizing cream after using ACV toner at night??? My skin is so dry nowadays because I used differents scrubs for a long time. I have a totally acne breakouts. Thank you!

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi, you may want to leave ACV toner for a few minutes and then wash your face before applying moisturiser.

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      ZF 3 years ago

      Hey!! The tips are great .......but I have a question . Is it okay to use American garden's natural apple cider vinegar . They haven't mentioned whether it is organic , unpasteurised and unfiltered . All that is mentioned in the ingredients is "water and apple juice from concentrate , 5% acidity" ....what do you advice ?

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      Loe 3 years ago

      I drank the Braggs Apple Cider Vinegar with water as you described. I got the worse case of acne. It was all over my face, neck, and chest. It was very painful and was quite embarrassing. I had to stop taking it.

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Loe, I am unsure whether you meant "drank ACV" or "applied ACV". I haven't heard of acne as a side-effect of "drinking" ACV. But if that's what has happened, then you have done the right thing by discontinuing the use.

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi ZF, if it doesn't specify, then it is quite likely that it is NOT organic, unpasteurised and unfiltered. See my other article "Which brand of apple cider vinegar to buy" for my suggestion. What is important is the "mother" of vinegar, which has essential enzymes.

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      zeil 3 years ago

      I bought acv here in Qatar coz someone advise me to try it and the brand is american garden its not written its organic. And i already use it for 2 nights just i put it on the affected area on my facE, and i never mix it with water..just i read ur article..hope so it will work

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Zeil, thanks for the comment. It's OK if it is not organic. It should be unpasteurzed, unfiltered, so that it contains the 'mother' of vinegar.

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      manu 3 years ago

      hi there

      i just want to ask i have some pimples acne on my face and i have oily skin how long it will be take remove acne and is it work on oily skin? can u refer me any face wash or cream .just oily skin is reason of my pimple

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      101Ways2Life 3 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Manu, if you have oily skin, you may want to wash off your face regularly, with a regular face wash. You can use cider vinegar to remove acne on your skin. Make sure you test it on a small portion of your skin to make sure your skin is not too sensitive to apple cider vinegar.

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      Krisper29 2 years ago

      This is great….I have seborrheic keratosis all over my back! Ive had them for the last 2 yrs and it seems worse. My dermatologist said there is nothing that he can do! I've gotten to the point that my back looks horrible & I don't want it showing. So I started doing research on home remedies. I came across ACV for skin issues. Your website gives the best advice though on all of it. I had started using regular ACV a few days ago straight on my back. Now I know that I need to try the undiluted "Mother" organic ACV and dilute it with distilled water! Thanks for the great info! I will also put in a spray bottle since its difficult spot to reach on my back!

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Krisper. I am glad you found the information useful. You may also take ACV internally by mixing 2 -3 tsp of ACV with water and drinking it an hour before meals. I also use ACV hair rinse as conditioner after I have shampooed my hair. It makes them shiny and clean.

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      WhereIend 2 years ago

      I use Braggs ACV and witch hazel mixed together for my own toner.

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Wherelend, that's a great suggestion.

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      nat 2 years ago

      just saw this video ima gonna try it for my face. lets see how it works! kinda scared because for some there acne has gotten worst. I just hope for me it gets better.

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Nat, try on a small patch.

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Nat, try it on a small patch first.

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      Mahi 2 years ago

      Is it okay to use diluted apple cider vinegar as a face mist in the nighttime? I've been applying apple cider vinegar undiluted the past few days and my skin seems to be loving it!

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Mahi, yes, it is fine to use cider vinegar on skin at night as a mist, since your skin seems to be not very sensitive.

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      Leyla 2 years ago

      Hi, great article :) I was wondering if I have to wash the lotion off if I mix it with grean tea ?

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      Laylal 2 years ago

      green*

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Laylal, it is always advisable to wash off any face application after a while, so that your skin can breathe freely.

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      Betsaida 2 years ago

      Do you wash the ACV toner after it dries or just leave it in ?

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Betsaida, it will really depend on how sensitive your skin is. And how sensitive you are to the smell of cider vinegar. I prefer to wash it off after half an hour, because I don't like the smell of cider vinegar. It is OK to leave it in overnight, if you prefer.

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      jj 2 years ago

      Hello. Lovely presentation on the uses of ACV! After listening to your DIY on face toner (acv+rosewater) how often should I you change out the prepared toner(make a new batch). Does the mixture get old or does the acv keep it fresh.I guess what i'm asking is what is the shelf life of making this toner. Thanks in advance for your reply. Have a great day!

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi JJ, ACV's shelf life is very long and rose water too lasts for a while. As a mixture, theres limited data about the shelf life. I prefer to make the toner is small quantities so that I finish a batch in s couple of weeks.

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      kay, 2 years ago

      hello!

      I tried this as a toner last night and it felt okay. Mixed one part ACV, to two parts water. First I washed my face, then applied the ACV toner, waited a few minutes, and applied my night moisturizer-- should I be washing it off before applying cream? I didn't experience any tightness or dryness. Also, in the case of purging, how long usually until this happens (if it does at all)? Wondering because I have a wedding at the end of July that I'd like to look gorgeous for!

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Kay, thanks for your comment. I would suggest you wash off ACV toner with water before you apply moisturizer. This improves penetration of moisturizer. About purging, it would differ from person to person. However, I wouldn't expect purging to happen after six weeks - the time between now and the wedding. However, I wouldn't risk it if the wedding was say three weeks away.

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      sai 2 years ago

      `not sure yet i grab an acv yesterday and used it already to my face and back. Will update u whatever the results is :)

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Thanks Sai.

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      Mona 2 years ago

      It is amazing ,thank you very much .

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Thanks. :)

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      Sisi 2 years ago

      Thanks for the info.. Had persistent pimples on my forehead. Came across this web three weeks ago n tried the ACV. I use it twice a week at night because my skin is sensitive, i must say i have seen the difference. Pimples are all gone, just left with scars that I'm trying to work them out now.

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Sisi, thanks for sharing your positive experience.

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      Finally 2 years ago

      Just came across your video, I really enjoyed it. I have read if you drink ACV twice a day in your water (around 2 tbs for every 16 oz) for two months you should take a break for at least three months to avoid acid build up in your body. What is your take on that? And how long have you been drin AVC in the morning?

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Finally, thanks for your comment. I have been drinking ACV for more than a year now, and haven't taken a break unless I am on vacation and traveling. So the holidays have provided a forced break from cider vinegar. Then again, sometimes I forget to drink it, or when I have a busy schedule, I don't drink ACV. So my routine has built in these forced breaks in ACV drinking, as would be the case with most people.

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      Curious 2 years ago

      I have been using this for a week or 2 now- looking for more info- How long can the bottle of acv and water be used before you need to replace it or wash the container ?

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Curious, thanks for your question - how long can the bottle of ACV and water be used before replacing it.

      Cider vinegar has a long shelf life and as such, you can keep your bottle of ACV with water for months. You know, vinegar itself is used as a preservative in food.

      However, simply considering the contamination from regular use, I would wash the bottle at least once a month, if not more often.

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      Curious 2 years ago

      Thank you :)

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      Gell 2 years ago

      Hi, I m having acne breakouts now that Im pregnant, it works as a natural treatment for my skin. However, can i drink ACV with water first thing in the morning while pregnant?

      Thanks a lot!

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      If you wish to drink apple cider vinegar while pregnant, please consult your doctor.

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      John 2 years ago

      Hello, after looking at this article I started using ACV since 2 days. I am using it directly with out dilution with water... Will that effect anything? And is it good if v use it daily? And am mixing some amount of ACV in one liter of water bottle and finishing it by night, is this good or bad? Lastly Does ACV even treat black heads? Or just pimples?

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi John, thank you for your questions. Using cider vinegar without diluting: this is OK as long as your skin is not too sensitive. Drinking cider vinegar daily - yes, this is a good practice as it helps cleansing the body internally and helps in digestion. Mixing some amount of ACV in one liter of water bottle and finishing it by night - yes, you are drinking good amount of water as well as cider vinegar, which is great. Does ACV even treat black heads? Or just pimples? - black heads are impurities stuck in the pores of the skin. ACV helps in opening the pores, so ideally you should be able to remove blackheads easily after using ACV.

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      John 2 years ago

      Thank you so much!! My skin is getting better and can see little difference in just 3 days.

      And one more question! For the best results to show up should we use anything after washing out ACV? Like honey lemon or anything else?

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi John, ACV brings our skin back in the healthy zone, so theres no need to apply anything after washing off cider vinegar. Many people apply a moisturiser.

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      John 2 years ago

      Thank you so much for your response! Everything is going good! I'll surely remember you and your article for ever! 8 years of my sufferings got a solution now!

      I have one last quick question if u can suggest!

      I got little dark lips, is there any solution to get it better?

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Dear John, thank you for your kind words.

      You will need to find out the reason for dark lips. The treatment will depend on the cause.

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      seaSilver628 2 years ago

      Does ACV do anything to reduce the size of skin pores?

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi SeaSliver, I am not too sure whether cider vinegar reduces the size of skin pores. However, it improves the overall quality and health of skin.

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      Lovely17 2 years ago

      I had a break out after a months of being ok! I'm freaking out now to cute it cause it gets worst when I applied ACV undiluted. I'm in a long distance relationship and we are planning to see each other on December. I tried to use ACV diluted with green tea and it's working for me. I'm just curious how long it takes for me to get rid of the marks and some acne existing?

      Thank you!

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Lovely17, if you have had a breakout, then discontinue using cider vinegar. Please give it about a couple of weeks to cure. This duration differs from person to person, depending on skin sensitivity, diet and immune system's strength to recover.

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      Clementina Chintu 2 years ago

      Apple Cider Vinegar with Mother is very scarce. Mostly found one is normal apple cider vinegar and the one with Honey. Right now I use the one with honey. How good is it. and where can I purchase the Organic one. I am in Geneva, Switzerland.

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Clementina, you are lucky to be living in Switzerland, where farms abound, and most of them are organic. Look for organic cider vinegar on Amazon.com. I hope they deliver in Geneva. I just did a Google search for you. In French, it is called Vinaigre de Cidre. Try Migros, COOP or local pharmacy. Make sure it is made from apples, as some variety may contain pears. I also found a local farm which makes its own apple cider vinegar. They have a website fruechtehof-kunz.ch. It is in German though. Hope this helps.

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      lorraine 2 years ago

      Hi there

      Can I use apple cider vinegar with 100 % pure cocoa butter cream on my skin for spots? If I can how long result will take by using it 1 or 2 times a day

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Lorraine, yes you could mix apple cider vinegar with cocoa butter cream or shea butter, so as to cure spots. Apply it twice to thrice a day. The results vary from person to person. The same mixture could be used to relieve pain of varicose veins.

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      Diana Lum 2 years ago

      Hi,

      Should I store the ACV toner in plastic or glass containers? I read elsewhere that glass is better since it's acidic. But plastic bottles are so much more convenient and easier to buy. Any advice? Thanks.

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Diana, PET bottles are approved by US FDA for food storage. ACV has only 5% acidity. Plus, you will be diluting it with water for making the toner. As such, you will be OK using a plastic bottle. I use plastic bottle for toner as I know I usually finish it off in a month. For longer term storage, I use glass bottles.

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      Ravi 2 years ago

      Whether American garden apple cider vinegar is good to apply on skin,followed by aloe Vera gel???

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Ravi, I don't recommend a specific brand because there's so much variation. My suggestion will be - read the label. If it specifically reads that it is unpasteurized and unfiltered ACV, then use it.

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      privena 2 years ago

      hye..i have been using this acv for the past few weeks...but i have been realised tat my face have gone darker..is it because of me leaving acv overnight for my face??

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Prvena, it is unlikely that ACV would change the skin colour, if you are using it in diluted form. It might be something else. Discontinue ACV use for a few days and see if it makes any difference to the skin. If your skin goes back to normal after a few days, then re-introduce ACV toner, this time, leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes and wash off face.

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      AJ 2 years ago

      In the morning, what toner can you suggest?

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi AJ, the best thing to do is use ACV toner and rinse it off after 15 minutes, and apply some moisturizer.

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      Loveleen 2 years ago

      Yesterday we got Fresh Apple cider , and was just looking for the benefits and just came across ur video... N I'm sooooo very excited to use ACV now to get rid of pimples from my forehead . Will buy it today only n then will tell u the results.. Hoping for glowing skin.. :)

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      rena 2 years ago

      Hi, I have been battling with weight lost, after 4 kids, 31, and 4 c-sections, let's just say I have a lot of belly fat. I know it is not an alternative to no working out. But; I was wondering is it okay to just drink it, which what I have been doing. The bottle says 3 times a day, at 2 tablespoons each time. I can not drink it in the water because the taste, but, I can just like shot it, weird I know! Is this okay to do so, without mixing it with anything? Thanks in advance!

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Rena. Avoid drinking undiluted ACV. In the long run, this may cause damage to your teeth and to the food pipe. If you absolutely have to drink ACV without adding water, then please wash it down with a glass of water, and brush your teeth immediately.

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      Nil 2 years ago

      We'll I m using American garden apple cider vinegar is that ok?

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Nil, please read the label on the bottle. If it specifies that it is unfiltered and unpasteurized, it is good ACV for you.

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      Gurpreet 2 years ago

      Is apple cider cure brown spots on face. If yes how can i use it....

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Gurpreet, ACV helps to open the pores in the skin, and if the brown spots are caused by blockages, ACV can help cure it. Hope this helps.

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      Nome Aying 2 years ago

      Hi Does apple cider vinegar can be used twice a day like night and morning after shower and leave it there the whole day. Can i also apply powder after ACV and leave it there the whole day.?? Im using ACV now since August and I have a great result. I also Mixed ACV with vit.E so far it was great. but i have one important question. DOES ACV CAN CAUSE HYPER PIGMENTATION ON THE SKIN IF YOU USED IT FOR A LONG TIME??like the result will see after few years of using it or not??im afraid of using chem.products that's why i go for natural. and i super love your article. hope i can get a reply from you thanks...

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      jaz 2 years ago

      Hi I saw your video, thought it was great! I have always had pimples since high school but not in college recently started getting real bad acne its get worse every day and saw this video and I will just start using acv and wanted to know what is a good face wash before using apple cider vinegar?

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      Esteban 2 years ago

      hi! I've just seen it and I'm considering the posibility of using ACV for whiteheads and pimples but can I keep this toner on my face the whole night?

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Nome, there is no data (that I am aware of) which suggests that ACV could cause hyper pigmentation on skin. What I recommend to users is to take a periodic break from the use of apple cider vinegar, so that your body doesn't get too used to it.

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      HI Jaz, use your regular face wash, especially the one that you have tried and tested over a period of time, and are comfortable.

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      Ros Adles 2 years ago

      Is ACV can cure psoriasis?

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Esteban, yes, you can leave it on the whole night as long as you have diluted it with water as recommended in the article.

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Ros, yes, ACV is effective for psoriasis. Please see my other article about how to use ACV for psoriasis: http://hub.me/agvLF

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      Dipesh Varia 2 years ago

      I have Arthritis and psoriasis as well, I am using ACV with Honey and one small spoon of Kalonji oil, but after start using ACV my Arthristic pain have increased vigourously instead of getting well. Please suggest.

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Dipesh, if the symptoms of your arthritis have worsened, please consult your doctor.

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      umamaheswar 2 years ago

      is it suitablefor oily skin

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      HI Umamaheswar, yes apple cider vinegar is suitable for all skin types though results may vary.

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      Aliyah 2 years ago

      Hi! A friend recommended ACV to treat my pimples, and i just started using it. But then, i am uaing turmeric mask once in a while and drinking turmeric tea as well regularky. Is it ok to use both, turmeric and ACV, internally and externally? Thanks!

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Aliyah, yes it is OK to use ACV while using turmeric.

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      StylishBazaar 2 years ago

      Good job HUBPAGES.

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      Annie 2 years ago

      hi, I have Oily skin and I get pimples mostly during periods and they leave behind black spots... can ACV prevent future pimples mixed with rosewater and witch hazel?? I want to make my own homemade toner and astringent + if u can help with measurements that would be great.

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      Kristen Howe 2 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Very useful. What if you can't find those recommended store brands for ACV? Would you use generic store brands, like you would find at your supermarket? I'm curious to know, since I do have some blackheads on my chest.

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      Barb 2 years ago

      I used ACV on a cotton round undiluted all night on a bump in the center of my back, I have had a few family members to try to release the pus from it on several occasions but it keeps coming back, anyway prior to reading this article I kept it on all night, now the entire area is so sore and scared what can I do? please help

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Barb, please consult a dermatologist.

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Kristen, personally, I stick to the tried-and-tested brands. I am not too sure where you are located, but most renowned ACV brands can be ordered online and be delivered to most places around the world.

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      Kristen Howe 2 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Thanks 101 Ways2Life. I live in northeastern Ohio. I would check it out and see what I can in stores, before online buying.

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      Tasya 2 years ago

      Hello there. I've been searching everywhere for effective home remedies to cure acne and break outs and I was quite happy to read all the positive feedbacks. My only concern is that can I still apply olive oil as moisturizer at night after i wash off the toner? My skin gets really dry after i wash it with cleanser so I really need to apply the olive oil. Is the olive oil and ACV going to react?

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Annie, not too sure whether ACV can prevent future pimples, but worth a try. Drink ACV once or twice a day - 2-3tsp ACV diluted in a cup of water (200ml). Regarding using ACV as a toner, the instructions are given in the article.

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      I would suggest that apply olive oil and ACV about half an hour apart. Leave ACV for half an hour and then rinse off. Apply olive oil.

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      dianna 2 years ago

      Acv is amazing!! I have been using it for two weeks straight and I don't think my skin has been this smooth since I was just a child! My morning routine is to put aloe/cucumber witch on a cloth and in circular motions cleanse my face x2, I then put some witch hazel on a separate piece of the cloth and add raw undiluted Acv to that same spot and cleanse my face once more in circular motions. Rinse with warm and then cold water and then rub jojoba oil on my face. It's been working like a charm!

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      mv 2 years ago

      hey how should i use american garden apple cider vinegar for dandruff as well as for skin... nothing is written on the label whether it is filtered or not

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi MV 33, if it doesn't specify on the label, it is likely to be filtered. You can see muddy, grainy substance at the bottom of the bottle if ACV is unfiltered.

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      Noor Noor 2 years ago

      Plz ap mujy bta dain k apple cider vaniger or apple vaniger mn kya difference hai or kya is sy pimple remove ho jaty hn or is ko face pr kasy use krna hai ? Plz bta dain

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Noor Noor, yes, apple cider vinegar and apple cider are two different things. Please buy apple cider vinegar - usually Bragg is a good brand for apple cider vinegar, though I don't recommend any one specific brand. All the tips you need for using ACV for treating pimples or acne are given in my article.

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      Mara Alexander 2 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      Great hub, good information. I've heard it helps with seborrhoea, and psoriasis on the body, and head, but I didn't know it fights acne. It makes sense though

      Voted up

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Monkey Shine75, many thanks for your positive feedback about this article. Keep reading and sharing!

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      Hamza Arshad 2 years ago from Pakistan

      i always love to read your articles i thinks it's really good for everyone thanks much !!!

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      April Dawn Meyer 2 years ago from Belle Fourche, South Dakota

      Sounds like a great home remedy. :)

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      Patricia Scott 2 years ago from sunny Florida

      sounds like something that I will pass on to others...Is this something a lady in her sixties would benefit from too?

      Angels are on the way to you this afternoon ps

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Pstraubie48, ACV is widely used in age groups. So, yes, people in their 60s and 70s have also known to have benefited from ACV.

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      Ana Maria Orantes 2 years ago from Miami Florida

      I like your hub. I try the vinegar on a small pimple a few months ago. I was worry because it did not go away with anything.I tried. I was taking a few minutes the sun every morning. It was a combination of both the ray of the sun and my skin braking off. I added the vinegar on my clean face. The next day the pimple was gone. Thank you. You are a blessing. More blessing to you.

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Eronates, thank you for sharing your good experience with apple cider vinegar, and for your blessings for this article. I hope more and more people benefit from apple cider vinegar.

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      Jasmine 2 years ago

      Hi guys I used undiluted vinager and it cause some skin damage I did not read this article before doing this does anyone know to cure the skin damage ?

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Jasmine, please apply milk cream, or moisturizer. It should heal. If not, please consult a dermatologist.

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      William 2 years ago

      Hi, I am dermatology but my patient is curious about applying ACV my question is CAN I APPLY ACV OVERNIGHT? how many water will I dilute?

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Yes Williiam, you could leave ACV on overnight. But first test it on a small patch of skin to make sure that your skin is not overly sensitive. You could dilute it with water in 1:1 ratio.

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      Akriti Mattu 2 years ago from Shimla, India

      I am so going to use this .Thanks for this post.

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      kimberly baler 2 years ago

      I WILL TRY IT .YEHEY

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      Ruth Yoerg 2 years ago from St. Paul, Minnesota

      I have been having a hard time with my blood sugar, so I think I will try Organic Apple Cider Vinegar. Thank you so much.

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      Ashley Cogdill 2 years ago from Indiana/Chicagoland

      I will definitely be trying this as I have tried lemon juice in the past and nautural is always better! :) Thank you for the hub!

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      rian 2 years ago

      How often do you make the 1:1 solution? Every day? Or use it until it's gone?

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      101Ways2Life 2 years ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      I make it once a month.

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      wiserworld 24 months ago

      This one was definitely worth the read. This could really help out my friend. Thanks for sharing :)

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      Charles Outlaw 24 months ago from Denver, Colorado

      Great article. Thanks for sharing this. My wife makes me a 8oz. glass of watter w/ 2 table spoons of the Bragg's Apple cider vinegar everyday.

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      MBelmont 24 months ago

      Very nice hub. We have been using ACV for years and can totally agree with all of the information provided. Such a great product for the skin. Thank you for a wonderful read!

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      hazel 24 months ago

      i have allergy in my skin,anytime i eat something , feels so itchy and i suffer for 4years already, can i apply this on my skin?

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      lina 23 months ago

      Hi,i just want to ask if its ok if i use natural apple cider vinegar.i can't find organic or unfiltered. The label is natural apple cider vinegar.is it the same as organic acv?can i use it for my pimples?

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      Devyn Herron 23 months ago from North Carolina

      This was a really good read. I had no idea that apple cider vinegar had some many uses. I think I will share some of the tips in this article to my little sister who has really bad acne.

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      101Ways2Life 23 months ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Lina, just make sure the label says it is unpasteurized and unfiltered.

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      Tanya Fitzmorris 23 months ago from Brantford Ontario Canada

      Love this hub lots of great information!

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      Aurorasa Sima 23 months ago from Chicago, Illinois

      GREAT article. Thank you so much for that!

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      Kara Skinner 23 months ago from Maine

      Thank you so much for this! I can't wait to try this out on my own acne.

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      Aditi 23 months ago

      What American garden 'a acv? Is it good??

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      urmila 23 months ago

      i apply it at night with cotton and keep it overnight. is it okk

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      Astha Jain 23 months ago

      Hii... I am using Bragg's ACV. I mixed equal quantity of water and ACV. using daily at night and i keep it for the whole of the night. but i am getting dead skin on my face. should i add more water OR i should leave the idea that i can use ACV on my face.?

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      101Ways2Life 23 months ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Urmila, if your skin can bear it, it's OK.

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      101Ways2Life 23 months ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      ACV itself may not cause dry skin. Apply ACV on face as directed in the article, and rinse it off after half an hour. Follow it up with a good moisturizer.

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      Jenifar Lee 23 months ago

      wow ! this is very useful, thanks for share this article.

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      kiran 22 months ago

      Is apple cider vinegar helpful for removing moles? I have lots of moles on my face n I worried about this

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      101Ways2Life 22 months ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Kiran, I don't think moles could be removed with apple cider vinegar.

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      Meece 22 months ago

      I have to say, i had been suffering from adult acne on my forehead and round my chin for some time now and nothing i used seem to work. i started doing exactly this in the article, i mixed 1 part water with one part apple cider vinegar and use it as a toner every night and morning, the acne has completely cleared up and my skin has become even better than before, it has become so much more youthful too!! i will continue to use it as it has become part of my skin care routine now.

      My only advice is to keep at it as you will not see a difference overnight, but it is totally worth it.

      I didnt know that it would make skin sensitive to the sunshine so i will take this advice on board as i am off to sunnier climes in september

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      franca 22 months ago

      pls can i use ACV while trying to be pregnant

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      101Ways2Life 22 months ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      I Franca, I don't see a problem with that, but this is not a medical advice.

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      Ozzy786 22 months ago

      Thank you! Very useful article.

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      MM 20 months ago

      after washing my face/body with ACV can i apply lotion o body butter afterwards.

      thank you

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      101Ways2Life 20 months ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      HI MM, yes, the skin can be treated with normal skincare products after washing it with ACV.

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      heather 20 months ago

      hi i was wondering if you have any suggestions on anything natural for the face for moisturizing, ive been using baby oil for now , it has vitamin e in it. i definitely want to try the acv toner. very informative video. thanks .

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      Kristen Howe 20 months ago from Northeast Ohio

      Great hub on ACV. I'm going to give it a try this fall and let it works its magic for those many health benefits.

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      Mac 19 months ago

      Hi! I just to ask if its normal to come out some baby pimple on my face?im just wondering but what i observed they easily become dry

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      Kenneth07 19 months ago

      Its ok after i use a apple cider vinegar as a toner can i use a face cream after i apply? For day and night and what kind of cream i can use'!! Thanks

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      parul jain 19 months ago

      Hi how to use acv on face malasma plz tall

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      parul jain 19 months ago

      Hi how to use acv on face malasma plz tall

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      parul jain 19 months ago

      Please ans this question

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      101Ways2Life 19 months ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Kenneth, thanks for the question. You could use any cream that suits your skin.

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      101Ways2Life 19 months ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi, the method to use ACV as toner is given in the article.

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      Keni 18 months ago

      Is it ok to leave it on skin while sleeping?

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      101Ways2Life 18 months ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Yes, Keni. You could leave it on the skin while sleeping. However, test it for half an hour to see whether your skin can tolerate it.

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      jhelly 18 months ago

      may i know what facial wash do you use in partner with the apple cider vinegar toner?

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      RDas 18 months ago

      I stay in India and I couldn't find the raw apple cider vinegar. Soo I bought it from the brand "American garden". I have a couple of questions-

      1)Is it going to harm my skin, if I use the non organic one, I have oily acne prone skin and I get these bigggg pimples OR

      2)Is it not going to be as effective as the raw organic one, but harmless. Please do answer:)

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      101Ways2Life 18 months ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi RDas, you do get Braggs organic unpasteurized ACV in many parts of India. Do look around. It is also available for order on Amanzon India website. I suspect that the American Garden brand you have is filtered, and does not contain the "mother" of vinegar. While it will not harm your skin, the health benefits of ACV are derived from the "mother".

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      stephen kalu 17 months ago from Nigeria

      great piece, you did a nice work and the pictures are excellence.

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      khushi 17 months ago

      I hve positiv vibes aftr reading ua articles bt i hve a que ....

      Wil diz apple cider vinegar hlp me to gt rid of blck spots on ma fce .Can i use it dirctly o its necessary 2 use watr wid it

      Hw lng it wud tke fa d results..!!

      Thnkyou

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      Jessica 16 months ago

      Thanks for the video it was very helpful!

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      Alicia Bell 16 months ago from Farmington, Maine

      I've read many articles on Apple cider vinegar. This one is a great one! I love all the benefits that this vinegar has. Great article!

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      iniz chetan 15 months ago from Punjab

      thanks for sharing :)

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      raphael adzomani 15 months ago

      does the product got a side effect on one as a result of its continuous usage.

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      Mike Leal 14 months ago from London

      Very informative and interesting. Thanks for sharing. Did not know this before.

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      Chelsey Cazzell 14 months ago

      This is great! I have to try it .

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      Emjay 13 months ago

      I started using this a week ago to remove my breakouts. Im using 1:2 ratio. I notice some zits coming out. But im still continuing using it coz im positive to it. The only problem now I have is the kid im taking care of. She always complains of the smell. I cant find any lavender oil in here... Wat should I do now!

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      101Ways2Life 13 months ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Emjay, you could rinse ACV off after leaving it on the skin for half an hour.

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      Erin Bower 13 months ago from Georgia

      This is jam packed with information that I didn't know before!

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      Jacky 13 months ago

      I have dark spots in my face due to bleaching cream. Can i use ACV to cure ang vanish this dark spots or what they call melasma?

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      bixylindy 12 months ago from Singapore

      Homemade remedy is still the best, thanks for sharing, didn't know vinegar works like a miracle.

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      Kawai 12 months ago from Singapore

      Thanks for sharing! I wonder if ACV helps with skin tags or just a 'meat' growth (like a skin tag but bigger and non cancerous as confirmed by my doc) on the skin..

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      Cynthia Haltom 12 months ago from Diamondhead

      Cider vinegar has long been a substance for health care. Before Pharma stepped into the picture, natural remedies were the only kind people used. I personally wish the world would return back to these natural cure. I commend you for your natural cure for skin problems.

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      Stephy Varghese 12 months ago

      Interesting article..will try using apple cider vinegar...thanks for the tips..

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      Stephy Varghese 12 months ago

      Interesting article..will try using apple cider vinegar...thanks for the tips..

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      Anna 12 months ago

      Hi! Thank you for the tip.After using ACV as a toner,can I use moisturizing cream? ( I prefer VASELINE ).THANK YOU...

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      viewfinders 11 months ago from God's own country(kerala)

      So helpful and interesting ...thanks

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      101Ways2Life 11 months ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Jacky, am not too sure whether ACV can cure dark spots caused by bleaching cream.

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      101Ways2Life 11 months ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Hi Happylovejoy, I am not aware of apple cider vinegar's usefulness in curing the meat growth on skin.

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      Graham Lee 11 months ago from Lancashire. England.

      Hi 101Ways2Life. A first class and most informative hub. Really well presented and full of interesting presentation. Well done.

      Graham.

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      josephine5435 11 months ago

      nice article

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      Andy Schwartz 11 months ago

      Great job..

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      N!k! 11 months ago

      non-organic vinegar can be used...??

      I had ordered online it cm non-organic instead of organic

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      erinshelby 11 months ago from United States

      Interesting idea for skin care... I will have to try this as I'm always looking for natural ideas.

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      Dianna Mendez 11 months ago

      I try to use natural remedies when possible. Thank you for sharing this information.

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      101Ways2Life 11 months ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      Yes Nik, while the preference is for organic, even non-organic will do as long as it contains the "mother" of vinegar, that is, it should be unpasteurized and unfiltered.

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      Nayara Rajput 10 months ago from India

      Nice article.

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      Terryann Floyd 10 months ago

      A really great informative hub. I love natural remedies and try to use them as best as I could. Thanks for the tips and will definitely try out apple cider vinegar.

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      Clair Roberts 10 months ago

      Apple cider vinegar is very effective for treating warts, pimples, acne and other skin problems. I am agree with this article. But I have a question. Can Apple Cider Vinegar Stop Hair Loss and is effective in treating dandruff?

      Clair R

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      Wendy R 10 months ago from New York City

      I love this article. It provides the information that I was looking for. I have used it mostly as a toner but I will try more ways. Thanks! This is incredibly helpful.

      Wendy R

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      Stacy 10 months ago from Omaha, Nebraska

      I'm not consistent with using acv. Just usually use it on my scalp when I have buildup on my scalp. I might have to try it as a facial toner

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      Thelma Alberts 9 months ago from Germany

      What a very informative and interesting article. Well done! Thanks for sharing. I would love to try it and pass this too to my teenage nieces.

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      Ado Amang 8 months ago from Indonesia

      Yesss Apple very good for skin..thanks for informasion.

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      Om Krishna Uprety 8 months ago

      Good for anyone who is seeking healthy lifestyple

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      fenzy 7 months ago

      Hi there, I was quite interested using ACV into my hair to prevent tangled hair. My query is that is it also applicable for dyed hair? is there any effects on my hair?

      Thanks,

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      101Ways2Life 7 months ago from Clean and Green New Zealand

      HI Fenzy, please apply ACV after washing out they dye from the hair. Then wash your hair again, and dye them again. I know it's a long process, but I can't think of a better way.

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      carlo calitang 7 months ago

      hi i just want to ask if its ok to use this product even i have a sensetive skin and for those who hv skin breakouts and open pores...pls reply

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      Saed Alantbly 6 months ago from Egypt

      can it be drink ?

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      N Kiddie 2 months ago

      Wow, very detailed and informative article. I did not know ACV could be used for breakouts. It's good for so many things though, so I'm not surprised. I've known about the many health benefits of ACV for some time and have some in my own house. However, this reminds me to use it more regularly. Thanks and God Bless!

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      Diviya 7 weeks ago

      It is very nice and useful information. I like it. Thanks for sharing this information with us..........

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      Magicality LM 4 weeks ago

      Excellent article!

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