Vinegar (as a topical)

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Made from select sun-ripened grain, diluted with water to a uniform pickling and table strength of 5% (50 grains) acidity.

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October 4, 2018
Great overall product with some downsides
I've been using Bragg's Apple Cider Vinegar for 2 weeks, and the results were great. I use the vinegar as a toner mixed with distilled water at a 1:2 ratio to neutralise it, and it doesn't sting at all. I've had pustules, and papules disappear over night, but cysts take time but usually significantly reduce in size over a week. However, I have seen the product leave some red marks/hyperpigmentation of some acne. But, it does go down over time. Overall, I'd say this is atleast worth a try if you're struggling w/ acne like I have.
February 1, 2018
I now i should dilute it but i use it for like 3 months or so undiluted and it helpd so much also i do no rinse it of i use Bragg Apple cider vinigar with the mother . I tried also differet one (some german bio brand Sch... something :D ) but that one didnt do anything. Braggs one killed my black heads and all small bumps. Not the cystic ones though :/ :))
June 20, 2017
It didnt work
I applied Apple Cider Vinegar mixed with water for one month. I didn't see any improvements. Also, the smell is awful.
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May 22, 2017
Works sometimes but be VERY careful!
I tried this on my nose, it works but be very careful not to do overdo it as I did. It caused the spot to go but the skin never healed afterwards. I have now had a spot on my nose that hasn't properly healed for nearly a year. I have been to a dermatologist and was going to have it cut out in case it was cancerous. This has now been postponed as it seems to finally be healing. If you have spots avoid using a 1:1, 2:1 or even a 3:1 or 4:1 ratio of water to vinegar as you may end up scaring yourself permanently or worse, creating cancerous cells in your skin. In my opinion a few spots or blemishes are nothing when you open up the possibility of a skin graft on your face, I kid you not. Eat well, cut out all processed food, exercise and don't smoke or drink excessively, putting vinegar on your face is not the answer, or anywhere else on your skin for that matter. What's worse, skin cancer or acne? You decide.
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June 5, 2017
I don't think the vinegar can give you cancer.
February 11, 2017
This worked temporarily on my body, but after about a week of use it had diminishing returns and just dried out my skin.
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January 31, 2017
didn't work for me
I used 100% organic one and i mixed it with water but it still burned my face. my face was completely red and it was hurting. i quit using it since 2nd try
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November 10, 2016
Worked 100 x better thhan proactive
I wash my face with slightly diluted vinegar every day. It cleared up my acne in 2 weeks. I tried proactive b4 and it only made my acne worse. I have lots of blackheads and oily skin. I would pick at my acne and it was badddd. All over my face. So hot water and vinegar scrub it in, let it sit on ur face 5 min. Rinse. I also do 1x week baking soda scrub on my face. Makes my skin fresh and soft. I tried lots of acne medications and none did anything. But this vinegar is a lifesaver.
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September 19, 2016
No, No ... Just No!
No, No ... Just No! I tried using a very weak solution of Apple Cider Vinegar in water to treat my skin. One use gave me the equivalent of a nasty sunburn. It serves me right for not doing a patch test first. This might work great for some people, but it was a definite fail for me.
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January 21, 2017
ME TOO I have heard amazing things and I was so confused, It made my pimples look twice the size and it hurt so much. It just aggravated my skin.
June 10, 2018
If you skin is extra sensitive, dilute it even more. Follow up with a moisturizer. I use grapeseed oil. This regimen has gotten me 100% clear..even clogged pores.
September 9, 2016
Good product
Apple vinegar is very useful product for face as well as hair, it needs only the continuity in treatment to give nice results.
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August 1, 2016
Works great
I use this as an after face wash rinse when I'm in the shower. I dilute about 1/4 of a cup of Apple cider vinegar in about 2 cups of water. Then I add like 15-25 drops lavender essential oil into the mix. I wash my face, then spray the mixture onto my hand and then apply it to my face. I leave it on my face about 5 seconds (eyes and mouth closed obviously lol) and then wash it off. Works great, controls oils, clears my complexion. ACV has vitamin C in it so don't wear this sh*t outside, it will cause sun damage. Use only at night before bed and wash it off in the morning.
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