5 Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Skin Whitening

5 Homemade Face Masks Made of Apple Cider Vinegar for Skin Whitening

5 Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Skin Whitening
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Apple cider vinegar is very popular among beauty conscious people for its nourishing properties for skin and hair. But do you know that apple cider vinegar can whiten your skin also? Yes, it is true. Apple cider vinegar when added to other skin whitening agents gives amazing results in whitening skin tone. This article is presenting the five best ways of using apple cider vinegar to get white skin.

Since centuries we have been using vinegar for culinary purposes and other household cleansing purpose.Among all vinegar found in market, apple cider vinegar is the most potent form of vinegar which has many medicinal values.It has been used to cure your upset stomach as well as curing nagging pimples which pop up on your face all of a sudden. But apple cider vinegar can do much more than these qualities. Apple cider vinegar is a skin whitening agent too which helps a lot in improving your skin color and even out your complexion. Read on to know how apple cider vinegar helps in skin whitening.

Why apple cider vinegar is good for skin?

  • Apple cider vinegar is rich in glycol which helps to clear up dark patches and skin discoloration.
  • Alpha hydrxy acids present in apple cider vinegar removes the dead skin cells and helps in formation of new cells.
  • Vitamins and minerals present in apple cider vinegar will reduce premature wrinkles and fine lines.
  • Maintains the PH balance of skin.
  • Reduce inflammations and control sebum production in skin.
  • Apple cider vinegar unclogs skin's blocked pores and let your skin breathe.
  • Acetic acid present in apple cider vinegar kills bacteria that causes acne, blemishes and other imperfections.

Five Apple Cider Vinegar Skin Whitening Face Masks

1. Apple cider vinegar with honey skin whitening mask

Ingredients you will need:

One spoon of apple cider vinegar

2 spoons of honey


Wash your face using mild cleanser and pat dry with a towel. Mix honey and apple cider vinegar and apply this mixture on your face and neck excluding eye ares.

Leave this on your skin for 10-15 minutes and then wash if off with cold water.

Why this recipe helps in skin whitening? 

Anti-oxidant properties of apple cider vinegar protect your skin against skin irritants and honey for skin is a natural humectant which seals the moisture within your skin and softens your skin to make it whiter and smoother.

How often should you use this recipe?

Use this recipe 3-4 times a week for best results.

2. Apple cider vinegar and baking soda skin exfolating mask for whiter skin tone

Ingredients you will need:

2 spoons of apple cider vinegar

2 spoons of baking soda


Blend 2 spoons of baking soda to equal measure of apple cider vinegar and keep this on your skin for 10-15 minutes and scrub gently to remove the mask. Rinse off with lukewarm water.

Why this recipe works?

Baking soda is a natural exfoliating agent that sloughs away dead skin cells perfectly. Baking soda has skin bleaching properties that lighten discoloration of skin, thereby, removing dark spots and skin pigmentation marks. Whereas apple cider vinegar disinfects your skin and shield your skin against environmental pollutants.

How often can you use this mask?

Use this mask twice a week. Excessive use of baking soda on skin can irritate your skin so this mask can not be used on a daily basis.

3. Papaya and apple cider vinegar for instant fairness and glow

Ingredients you will need:

few slices of ripe papaya

1 spoon of apple cider vinegar


Grind pieces of ripe papaya in mixed grinder and get a fine and smooth paste, Mix one spoon of apple cider vinegar and then apply this mask evenly all over your cleansed face. Let this mask stay on face for 30 minutes before rinsing of off with lukewarm water.

Why this recipe works in improving your complexion?

We know that papaya is miracle fruit for skin which is rich in papain,  an enzyme that lightens your complexion along with the goodness of apple cider vinegar, it gives amazing results for skin whitening.

How many times should you use this home remedy?

Use this natural remedy everyday to keep your skin fair and spotless.

4. Apple cider vinegar and aloe vera skin lightening mask

Ingredients you will need:

2 spoons of aloe vera gel extracted from aloe plant

One spoon of apple cider vinegar


Pluck aloe vera plant from your garden and extract the aloe vera gel from it. Mix this sticky and succulent gel with apple cider vinegar and smear on your face. Let this mixture stay on face for 20 minutes before washing it off.

Why this beauty tip helps for making your fairer?

Aloe vera is a skin cooling agent that soothes and relaxes your skin after sunburn. It has vitamins and minerals that control melanin production and it even aids in formation of skin firming enzyme collagen.

How often can your use this this fairness mask?

You can use this daily for best results.

5. Lemon, honey and apple cider vinegar skin bleaching mask

Ingredients you will need:

1 spoon of lemon juice

1 spoon of honey

Half spoon of apple cider vinegar


Mix honey, lemon juice and apple cider vinegar together and dab this mixture on your face after cleansing your face properly. Leave it on your skin for 20 minutes and then rinse off with cold water.

The reason why this home remedy works in lightening your skin tone?

We all know lemon and honey use for face whitening and its efficacy in evening out and improving your complexion, but adding apple cider vinegar in this solution enhances the potency of this blend. Rich in vitamin C, lemon juice helps to lighten dark spots and blemishes. Amino acids in honey whiten your skin. All these amazing ingredients in this preparation work wonders to lighten dark skin also.

How often should your use this remedy?

Use this remedy everyday.


Apple cider vinegar is stinging and potent in nature which can burn your skin if you have sensitive skin. It is advised to dilute this with equal amount of water to reduce its potency.  Moreover, usage of apple cider vinegar makes your skin more sensitive to skin burn so it should  be used atleast 2 hours before going to sun. Best is to use apple cider  vinegar remedies before bedtime.

By now you are aware of how apple cider vinegar can be used for whitening skin tone. All these methods are immensely helpful and very easy on your pocket too. Use these recipes religiously and you will possess white skin the natural way. 

Also read our article about 100 tips to get white and fair skin at home to know more ways of whitening skin tone at home. 

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