Apple cider vinegar is not only one of the best natural dandruff remedies ...

... but is also very effective for hair growth or against acne and head lice.

Apple cider vinegar for dandruff works by killing the bacteria and fungi that may be causing dandruff.

It also balances the skin's pH level and also absorbs excessive oil from the skin.

Make sure that you are using organic apple cider vinegar and not the regular one, that has undergone pasteurization. Because of this, the regular one no longer contains intact enzymes which give its healing effects.


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Apple cider vinegar contains powerful natural acids, which prevents the hair from getting greasy. If you have oily hair, apple cider vinegar is the best solution to get rid of dandruff.

Mix half cup vinegar and a quarter cup water and rinse your hair after shampooing. Vinegar does not affect the hair, so there is no need to rinse with clean water.

If the vinegar/water quantity/proportion does not feel right, you can try different proportions like:

  • a couple of tablespoons of vinegar to 1 quart of water
  • one part vinegar and 3 parts water
  • or simply rub the hair with undiluted apple cider vinegar.

Although there is no need to rinse your hair with clean water after applying vinegar, you can rinse it after 20-30 minutes.

After it dries, your hair won't smell like vinegar. However, you may add 5-10 drops lavender oil in the mix.

Don't worry if your hair is dyed. Vinegar won't discolor the hair. On the contrary, the hair will be glossy and shiny.

If this natural remedy for dandruff works, you can continue to use it regularly.



Besides getting rid of dandruff, a rinse with apple cider vinegar has other pleasant "side effects":

  • Your hair will regain its health, shine and softness
  • Vinegar also prevents hair loss and baldness
  • and eliminates the scalp itchiness too.

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