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Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse

This herbal ACV rinse recipe can help restore the pH balance of your hair and brings back its natural health!
Active Time5 mins
Resting time14 d
Total Time14 d 5 mins
Course: Herbal Remedy
Cuisine: DIY Beauty
Yield: 8 uses
Author: Elizabeth Walling
Cost: $2



  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup dried herbs (see post for options)
  • 1 cup water


  • Place your desired herbs in a glass container.  Stir in your apple cider vinegar. 
  • Cover the jar with an airtight lid. Shake gently to mix the herbs and vinegar.
  • Store the mixture in a cool, dry place for two weeks. Gently shake the container every day.
  • After two weeks, strain out the herbs and discard them.
  • Add water to the apple cider vinegar to create your hair rinse.


How to Use Your ACV Rinse

  • After using shampoo and conditioner as usual, pour this herbal ACV rinse over your hair or spray it on with a spray bottle.  
  • Let the ACV sit on your hair for 2-3 minutes.
  • Rinse and dry your hair as usual.
  • Use 1-2 times per week.
Note: refrigerate this rinse in between uses, as it does not contain preservatives.
Note: the herbs in this recipe are not required, but they do have added benefits. To keep things simple, you can just use ACV and water.