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                                                              APPLE CIDER

                                                     Not Just for Eating

                                                                           By Michelle Fouchi Esneault

                                                                                            • Banish bad breath and kill
                                                                                          bacteria in your mouth by gar-
                                                                                          gling with 1-part apple cider
                                                                                          vinegar and 2-parts water.
                                                                                            • Whiten teeth by gargling
                    f you’re looking for   anti-fungal properties stop   The finished product  with a half teaspoon vinegar
                    an all-natural beauty   dandruff from forming.  does wonders for your hair   in a cup of water before
                    product that will do                                and skin.         brushing in the morning.
                    just about anything,   SKIN                                             Can’t stand the smell of
              Ilook no further than       • Apple cider vinegar   level which minimizes peeling,   vinegar? Don’t worry, it goes
                apple cider vinegar. Used   contains alpha-hydroxy acids   reduces redness and reverses   away in just a few minutes so
                for centuries, it is made   and acetic acid making it a   sun damage. Whole body   revamp your beauty routine
                by adding bacteria and   natural astringent. Mix one   burned? Soak in a tub with a   with budget-friendly apple
                yeast to juiced apples, then   tablespoon with 2 cups of   cup of vinegar.  cider vinegar!
                fermented into a golden   water to exfoliate, stimulate
                elixir. The finished product   blood flow and minimize the
                does wonders for your hair   appearance of pores.
                and skin. You must use raw,   • Fight and prevent acne
                organic, unfiltered apple   by cleaning trouble spots
                cider vinegar that has the   with a dampened cotton ball.
                “mother,” the proteins, en-  Its antibacterial, antifungal           When it comes to Eyecare
                zymes and friendly bacteria   and antiviral properties fight           the Difference is clear
                responsible for its cloudy   bacteria and balances your
                appearance. Pasteurizing kills   skin’s pH level.
                the nutrients that allow it to   • Draw out toxins by
                work its magic.         making an acne face mask.
                                        Mix equal parts apple cider
                HAIR                    vinegar and bentonite clay.
                 • For shinier and healthier   Apply, let dry, then wash off.
                hair, after shampooing, use   • To soften the skin on
                2 tablespoons apple cider   your body, pour a cup of   DR. DARIN JOHNSON
                vinegar in a large cup of wa-  vinegar into your bath water
                ter as a hair rinse to dissolve   and soak for 20 minutes.
                product buildup. Rinse, then   • Soothe sunburn by mix-
                condition the ends only.  ing a half cup of apple cider
                 • Once a week, rinse your   vinegar in 4 cups of water.
                hair with half water, half   Soak a towel in it and apply
                apple cider vinegar to fight   to where you are burned.
                dandruff.  Massage it into   The vinegar has powerful   DR. SIERRA UNRUH
                your scalp and leave on for   anti-inflammatory proper-
                15 minutes before rinsing   ties that will help heal your   We accept most insurance plans!
                with water. The vinegar’s   skin by balancing the pH
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