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Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse



Apple cider vinegar

My friend Martha swears by her weekly apple cider vinegar rinse. She sprays the mixture on her hair after she shampoos and conditions. Apparently the acetic acid in the vinegar helps wash away product residue, leaving hair shiny. Martha says she now only washes her once oily hair once a week. And yes, there is a slight vinegar odor for a day or so, she reports.

Not only does these products get rid of residue, but vinegar is a natural dandruff fighter. I don't recommend this rinse for colored hair. The acid can strip away your pricey investment.

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes


  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar (you can substitute distilled white vinegar or lemon juice for this rinse).
  • 2 cups distilled water.
  • A spray bottle.


Mix one cup of apple cider vinegar and 2 cups of water in a spray bottle. Spray on hair after you shampoo and condition. Rinse thoroughly. Do not use more than once or twice a week and do not use on colored hair.

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