Why Dominicans use vinegar after a relaxer?
For many years Dominicans have used natural remedies to cure or correct any abnormalities in our body, skin or hair.
Vinegar is one of the most popular products Dominican stylist use for many different reasons. It is known that vinegar components are excellent cleansers.
Apple cider vinegar acidity is very similar to the natural acidity levels of our hair.
Apple cider vinegar produces enzymes and other excellent nutrients such as: Potassium helps eliminate dry brittle hair prevent hair loss,
Ash and alkaline property which help maintain proper pH levels,
Malic Acid contains anti-viral, anti-bacterial & anti-fungal properties; reduce dandruff and hair breakage. Can also remove dead scalp skin which clog our hair follicles slowing down The process of hair growth.
What is the best vinegar to use and why?
Using vinegar after a chemical process is a great idea, it is an easy nontoxic way to get elasticity and healthy scalp. Vinegar prevent cells degeneration, improve the blood oxygen levels as well as blood circulation to the scalp.
Vinegar is able to remove the buildup and excess of chemicals absorbed by your hair during relaxers, bleaching and any other chemical process. Vinegar also seal the hair cuticle after cleansing each hair shaft, this help to create a smoother shinier and easier to manage hair.
Apple cider vinegar clarifies the scalp and removes the dead skin tissue , help eliminate clogged hair follicles. Contains alpha hydroxy acids and important nutrients, can help to maintain a healthy scalp and eliminate flakes, dandruff, psoriasis Etc. Vinegar is proven to be very effective against bacteria, almost 100% effective.
Natural Vinegar is mainly produced from the fermentation of ethanol, and acetic acid contain small amounts of citric acid, tartaric acids, and other acids. Natural vinegar main components are water and acetic acid.
Apple Cider Vinegar un-pasteurized, unfiltered is known as a natural fermented Apple product, it is also rich in different organic compounds, Vitamins, enzymes, minerals, fiver. Etc.
White distilled vinegar is best for cleaning, cooking, and often used for medicinal and laboratory, purposes. although Rice and Plum Vinegar components are very similar to the Apple Cider; Apple cider vinegar is Best, contain most of its natural components , The pH is higher than white and other kinds of vinegars and it's PH is closer or very similar to our hair's PH.
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