Lemons, Limes & Oranges oh my!
Or how about the greatness of apple cider vinegar for face, hair & skin with the power of citrus? For blemishes, Antioxidant for collagen building, Reduce fine lines and wrinkles for face & skin,. For greasy, dry, brittle to achieve soft and silky hair that is manageable & healthy for hair.
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Such a great use for left over peels.
Yes I have been telling you just how great white vinegar is for cleaning & how awesome apple cider vinegar is for body & hair, but some people just do not like the smell of vinegar. So we change it up & create an amazing mixture that smells great, cleans great & is awesome for skin & hair. Yes you can still smell the vinegar depending on how long you leave your concoction sitting & how may peels or what kind of peels, ACV also still has a stronger smell. But we love this combo & the fresh scent of citrus it give us. It is not a fake citrus scent. As a cleaner it can be used in any DIY recipe that calls for vinegar, for body, skin & hair it again can be used in any DIY recipe or no poo recipe just fine.
For these recipes you can use Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit or any citrus peels you want or even a combo of types.
Citrus cleaning Vinegar
Quart glass jar with sealing lid
Peels from 5 to 6 citrus fruit (like 5 or 6 oranges)
Fill jar with white vinegar
Seal jar & sit in the cupboard 2 to 4 weeks.
Strain vinegar into spray bottle, add water ratio: 1 part vinegar to 1 part pure water, or add straight for tough jobs, or add to your favorite DIY cleaner
Use for glass cleaner, kitchen & bathroom cleaner, for soap scum, lime, tubs & in laundry
Make a soap scum & grime soft scrub by adding baking soda in a paste, works great on waterspots & hard water stains.
Citrus hair & skin Vinegar
Quart glass jar with sealing lid
Peels from 5 to 6 citrus fruit (like 5 or 6 lemons)
Fill jar with just store brand Apple Cider Vinegar (Or use a raw ACV like Bragg Brand or Coconut water vinegar)
Seal jar & sit in the cupboard 3 to 4 weeks or even longer. Strain vinegar into glass bottle for use.
For hair add 1/4 to 1/2 cup to hot water & put on already washed & rinse hair, work in to scalp & hair,let sit a few minutes or longer, rinse out, lightly rinse out or leave in depending on your like or hair type
Can be used every time you wash your hair, great for the no poo method
The is great for scalp issues, dull hair, people with allergies to conditioner etc.
Great for skin issues, dry skin, oily skin, rashes, acne, white heads, black heads, dark spots etc leaves skin very soft
Can be used straight or with water for a face wash or astringent
Can also be used as a exfoliate &/or a mask mixed into a paste with baking soda, wait till its done fizzing to apply, rub gently in circles
Can also be mixed with food grade diatomaceous earth, clay powder, Omega Greens powder, coarse oatmeal etc for a exfoliate &/or face mask.
Spray mist: You can also add this flower infused vinegar in a small misting spray bottle either straight, mixed 50/50 with water. Great as a hair, skin & body mist. This would also make a great travel spray surface sanitizing cleaner/hand sanitizer to carry in your purse (check out what I carry in my purse here)
Alternatives to add to cleaning vinegar or hair & skin vinegar either alone, mixed or with citrus for infusing:
Fresh mint leaves (or dried, can be mint of choice or mixture)
Fresh rose petals or rosehips (or dried)
Strong brewed tea (like rosemary, lemon, green, chamomile etc)
Options to add to finished vinegar:
Essential oils, lemon juice, Brewed teas (see above) or use your imagination.
Yup it is that easy
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