5 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Improves Your Skin

Learn how this age-old ingredient can breathe new life into your skin.

5 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Improves Your Skin

By Reina Berger

We've all heard of apple cider vinegar, but many of us don't realize how much it can benefit our beauty routines. Often associated with weight loss, blood sugar, and fat burning, this ancient pantry staple packs a major punch in the skin department. Here are five ways it does just that—prepare to take notes!

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Age Spots

Apple cider vinegar has alpha-hydroxy acid in it, a popular ingredient in a lot of skin-care products. This property helps the skin renew itself and stay firm and fresh. To get rid of age spots, apply the diluted vinegar-and-water mixture with a cotton pad and let it soak into your face. When first applying, leave it on for a minute or two so you can test how your skin reacts to it. If your skin reacts well, you can leave it on for longer.

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