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do vinegar rinses lighten hair overtime

kurlzkurlz Posts: 22Registered Users
I have virgin jet black hair and i want to do vinegar rinses weekly, but i dont want my hair to get lighter- did anyones hair lighten with vinegar rinses??

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  • KaiaKaia Posts: 8,815Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    I don't believe so. I know it can strip hairdye because of the acidity, but I'm pretty sure it won't affect virgin hair.
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  • MunchyMunchy Posts: 5,206Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I've been doing them for over two years and haven't seen any lightening.
  • meriellynmeriellyn Posts: 1,135Registered Users
    Nope :)
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  • alaskabellealaskabelle Posts: 216Registered Users
    Too many vinegar rinses can open up the cuticle. That's been my experience.....
    3aFii, ?/26/36+ (wet)
    CG since 5-29-07
    Current condish: Nature's Gate Aloe & Regis Cherry Almond
  • LongNLumpyLongNLumpy Posts: 67Registered Users
    I don't think it can lighten hair, but it is supposed to bring out the red in red hair (red vinegar, not white).
    It can be a bit harsh, so I would say don't do it all the time.

    FYI: It also stops lice, not that this is probably a concern fo ryou.
    But, if you work with little kids like in a school or something, regular vinegar rinses will stop the lice from being able to put eggs on your hair.
    PW: waves
    2b-3a?
    lots-o-hair
    frizz prone
    long and layered
    NEW to going wavy/curly!
  • PianoWirePianoWire Posts: 24Registered Users
    Nope, but weekly is pretty often -- might want to do every other week at most.
    2c...turned 3a since starting CG!
    Devacurl, Jessicurl, and Creme of Nature
    CG since 10/15/03

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