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Vinegar & Lemon Juice Mixture As a Hair Rinse

Updated April 17, 2017

Applying a mixture of lemon juice and vinegar to your hair removes residues left by shampoo and hair products like hairspray. It will also moisturise your hair and help prevent dandruff.

Ingredients

Vinegar balances the pH of your hair, cleans out the hair shaft and gives it a shine because it closes up the cuticles, eliminating frizz. Lemon also adds shine to hair and gives it subtle highlights.

Recipe

To make the hair rinse, add 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar to 1 cup of water. Squeeze the juice from half a lemon into the mixture and stir it to blend the ingredients.

Application

After washing and rinsing your hair, pour in the lemon/vinegar rinse. Massage the mixture into your scalp and throughout your hair down to the ends. Then, rinse your hair with cool water.

Smell

You might smell the apple vinegar in your hair while it is wet. However, once your hair has dried, the smell of vinegar will not be apparent.

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Christa Titus is a dedicated journalism professional with over 10 years writing experience as a freelancer with a variety of publications that include "Billboard" and "Radio & Records." Her writing has also been syndicated to such media outlets as the "Washington Post," the "Seattle-Post Intelligencer," the Associated Press and Reuters. Titus earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Rowan College.