About apple vinegar today does not say unlesslazy. Directly a miracle-tool any. And in cooking it is used, and treated by it, and the beauty of the skin is restored (or preserved), and even grows thin with apple cider vinegar. What is useful is this trivial product, and is it really so good, for example, for the face? Let's try to understand.
The benefits of apple cider vinegar
In natural apple cider vinegar contains everythingvitamins, minerals and organic acids that help the skin rejuvenate. Thanks to the large number of antioxidants contained in apple cider vinegar, fine wrinkles are smoothed out. Apple cider vinegar helps to restore the face skin an attractive healthy look, beauty and radiance. In addition, it increases tone and restores the acid-alkaline environment of the skin. From all this follows the conclusion: apple cider vinegar for the face of a kind is a kind of "juvenile apple", which is told in many Russian fairy tales. And apple cider vinegar for the skin is an excellent antiseptic. This healing property of apple cider vinegar was known in ancient times. After the battles wounded warriors, so that the wounds are not festered, they put moistened in apple cider vinegar dressings. And women have long used it to care for the skin. However, for cosmetic procedures only natural apple cider vinegar is suitable. Therefore, when buying ready-made vinegar, carefully study the list of ingredients in it. Apple cider vinegar of natural origin contains only water and apple cider vinegar. It should not contain any flavors, burnt sugar and other dyes and additives. It is not always easy to acquire such a miracle cure. And it's not at all about the high cost of the product. On the contrary, it is quite cheap. But for some reason, understandable only to manufacturers, on the shelves of shops most often found is flavored vinegar. What can we do in this case to us, who decided to use such a "jelly apple" in the fight against aging? It turns out that apple cider vinegar can be cooked at home. And to do this, as it turns out, is not difficult. As a result, you will get a guaranteed natural product, which has all the praised medicinal properties. And another very important difference of domestic vinegar is that industrial vinegar is made from the remains (peel and hard core) of apples, and for house vinegar use whole apples.
How to cook apple cider vinegar at home?
Have you ever wondered what is applevinegar? And this, imagine, just fermented apple juice. It is prepared exclusively from sweet varieties of apples. And what is noteworthy is that the sweeter the apples, the better the vinegar turns out. This is explained by the fact that in the wort of sweet apples the alcohol content is higher, and hence the acetic acid is formed more easily. When you start to prepare the vinegar yourself, you will see that foam appears at the top of the fermented juice. This foam is called an "acetic uterus". Remove it is not necessary, on the contrary it is necessary to mix foam with juice. And in order not to damage this very "vinegar uterus", you do not have to rearrange the dishes with the prepared vinegar from one place to another. But for you the recipe for cooking apple cider vinegar:
- We collect mature and even overripe apples. Ideally, it should be apples, fallen from the tree - the so-called "fallen-down".
- Apples are carefully washed, cut into very smallpieces, piled in a pan and rub it into a gruel. Ripe apples are soft, so it will be easy to do: you can crush it with a pestle, you can rub it through a colander.
- Add sugar to apples - one kilogram of apples requires a half tablespoon of sugar. Fill all hot with boiled water. Water should cover apples for three to four centimeters.
- We put the pan in a warm place, protected from direct sunlight. For two weeks, periodically mix the mass. Do this carefully, grabbing the bottom. And at least twice a day.
- After two weeks drain the liquid, filtering itthrough gauze, and poured into large jars (three- or five-liter) - there the vinegar will continue fermenting. Banks fill, pouring to the top of five or seven centimeters.
- Leave the vinegar to stand for another two weeks. At the end of this time, our apple cider vinegar is ready for use.
- For storage, we pour vinegar into bottles, without stirring up the sediment. Bottles clog and store apple cider vinegar in a dark place.
Now we can do our ownskin, rejuvenating and revitalizing it with the help of miracle vinegar: to do with it masks, tonics and steam baths. By the way, apple cider vinegar is useful for any type of skin, and especially for fading. The main thing is to choose the right proportions and use it with care to care for the supersensitive skin.
Masks for face
For dry and normal skin Mask with apple vinegar nourishes, moisturizes the skin of the face and increases tone. To prepare such a mask you need to mix it carefully:
- 1 tablespoon of fatty sour cream;
- 1 teaspoon of natural honey;
- 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar;
- 1 egg yolk of a raw egg.
The resulting gruel is applied to a clean face andleave for fifteen minutes. Then rinse with warm water and apply a moisturizer. For oily and combination skin For oily and problematic skin, apple cider vinegar is recommended for the prevention and treatment of acne. To prepare the mask, you need to mix the following ingredients:
- 4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar;
- 2 tablespoons oatmeal or oatmeal;
- 1 tablespoon of honey.
Thoroughly clean the skin with lotion and apply a maskon the face. Leave it for twenty or thirty minutes, and then wash it off with warm boiled water. Rejuvenating mask This mask is recommended for use in skin care of any type. Moreover, it is used not only for the face, but also applied to the neck, décolleté area and on the hands. To prepare this mask you need to mix carefully:
- 1 fresh cucumber (grated);
- 1 egg yolk;
- 3 tablespoons of olive oil;
- 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar.
Apply the mask to the cleansed skin. For hands - for ten minutes, for the face and neck - for half an hour. Mask-peeling based on apple cider vinegar A cleansing mask that helps to cleanse the skin of dead particles and small black dots. For this mask, mix:
- 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar;
- 1 tablespoon of honey;
- 1 teaspoon of shallow salt.
We put the mask on the face with circular massaging movements. Leave for a couple of minutes and rinse with warm water.
Natural apple cider vinegar in undiluted formis an effective anti-inflammatory and antifungal agent. It is thanks to these qualities that vinegar is widely used to treat certain skin diseases. In a diluted form in appropriate proportions, an excellent face tonic is obtained. To make a tonic for dry sensitive skin, dilute one part of the vinegar in ten parts of water. For oily and combination skin, make a one-to-five solution. It is necessary to wipe the face with a tonic after removing makeup and after washing. By the way, wipe and rinse the tonic from the face is optional: he himself is an excellent cleanser. The anti-inflammatory properties of apple cider vinegar will help in such a difficult matter as getting rid of acne. Try it, because vinegar is an excellent astringent. To do this, add to the apple cider vinegar finely chopped calendula petals or mix it with a decoction of marigolds sold in the pharmacy. This lotion should be wiped face morning and evening.
Steam bath with apple cider vinegar
Excellent means of cleansing the skin of the face. To make a bath mix the apple cider vinegar with water - a tablespoon of vinegar per 100 g of water, bring the water to a boil, cool slightly and add the vinegar. Tilt your face over the dishes with hot water, cover with a towel and take the bath for ten minutes. Do not give up such a miracle cure as apple cider vinegar. Its benefits are tested not by one generation of beauties. Try the magic properties of this simple and affordable means: the result will pleasantly surprise you. We advise you to read: