Rice Vinegar PH Hair Fixer

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Rice Vinegar PH Hair Fixer

Post by Cientxa » Tue Nov 29, 2016 2:11 pm

I would just like to share my best natural hair fixer to date--rice vinegar. I started to use ACV rinse over a year ago and did not use it regularly because I was afraid it would dry my hair out being acid. But I saw a recipe for a natural clarifying shampoo and vinegar rinse that was touted to be mild enough to use daily. It worked great and I fell in love with vinegar as a rinse. But recently I decided to use my vinegar rinse as a spritzer to hydrate my hair daily, it's a keeper! I will never put any kind of water on my hair without
ph balancing it with vinegar. I am comb free natural and this pH fix takes my hair grooming to a whole new level. Hair strands release effortlessly and the more I use this "fix" the more memory my strands retain.
I recall about a decade ago there was something sold as a natural relaxer made with acetic acid (vinegar) that I tried but I was not natural then and it was very expensive to use for my hair length. The idea was that it would staighten curly hair over time,(and cost a small fortune)!
For my natural hair, regular vinegar is THE FIX. It gives hair enough slip to detangle and groom daily by hand. I prefer rice vinegar over ACV because it is less pungent and essential oil or fragrance oil can mask it better.

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Re: Rice Vinegar PH Hair Fixer

Post by COLCANGEE » Tue Nov 29, 2016 11:11 pm

This is a new one to me Cientxa. Very cool :)

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Re: Rice Vinegar PH Hair Fixer

Post by Cientxa » Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:04 am

Thanks Colette!
I got so carried away with other details, I didn't mention the vinegar spritzer with gel on hard rollers gives me a temporary relaxed 'do look. No worry though, natural curl memory stays intact.

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Re: Rice Vinegar PH Hair Fixer

Post by Ariane Williams » Tue Dec 06, 2016 7:56 am

Omg, I have to try this. I have tried rice water rinses and they made my hair so soft. I do have some rice vinegar sitting in my cabinet that I am not using I have to give this a try when I do my next roller set. ;)
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Re: Rice Vinegar PH Hair Fixer

Post by Cientxa » Sun Dec 11, 2016 5:33 am

Hi Ariane! I hope you like the rice vinegar roll out as much as I do for a change of pace. I learned that when using vinegar LESS is more.
Typically, for a rinse I use one tablespoon vinegar per 8 ounces water. For a leave-in spritzer I can obtain a 4.5 PH lab strip reading with as little as 1/4 teaspoon vinegar!!
I shudder to think that the first time I saw a internet recipe for ACV hair rinse it was a 50 percent solution.

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Re: Rice Vinegar PH Hair Fixer

Post by COLCANGEE » Wed Dec 21, 2016 9:52 pm

That's good Cientxa ... about the curl memory :)

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