Apple cider vinegar

It's a pantry staple, and now it's showing up in beauty cabinets. Apple cider vinegar is not only the ideal ingredient for dressing your salad; it's also great for your locks - who knew? Says editor Trudi Brewer.

Our hair gets a hard life, harsh shampoos and excess product (think how often you skip washing your hair and use dry shampoo) strips the hair of its natural oils, leaving it feeling parched and looking frizzy. The latest panacea is good old-fashioned apple cider vinegar. Cleansing, it also balances the hair's natural pH levels, which is the key to happy, healthy, shiny hair. Read on to find out why.


Hask Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Rinse and Replenishing Conditioner, both $16.

Just landed in the office, a new organic apple cider vinegar hair combo that helps restore and strengthen your hair by cleansing and detoxifying not only each strand, but your scalp too. The rinse clarifies the hair, while the conditioner nourishes and boosts shine.

Why your hair needs apple cider vinegar products

Removes product buildup

Apple cider vinegar swiftly removes the residue from hair products such as mousse, hairspray, and dry shampoo. It quickly cleanses the scalp, it's a brilliant natural detangler, and closes the cuticle of the hair, which helps give that squeaky clean feel and super shiny look.

Fights, dandruff, calms an itchy scalp

It comes in handy when fighting dandruff, (the result of high levels of yeast that grow on the scalp), a regular apple cider vinegar wash helps reduce this and soothes the itch.

Boosts shine & length

What is instantly gratifying is the shine your hair will be sporting when using apple cider vinegar shampoo. It balances the pH of your scalp, which helps hair grow faster.