About us


If a blossom could speak, what would she whisper? If you could listen close enough to hear her language, could you learn her treasured secrets?

Six years ago, one of the hardest things for me as a mom was to watch our daughter come down into the kitchen in the morning and hide her face from me. She did not want me to say "Oh no, you're breaking out again!". She already knew that.

We tried everything for more than a year. It was our own daughter that asked me to formulate something for her using Apple Cider Vinegar as a base (after our 5th visit to the dermatologist). I knew I had to give this a try, after all, her parents are both chemists. I spent some time researching ACV until I finally formulated a blend of ACV+ botanical hydrosols. Slowly we began to see the improvement in her face.

A few months later, she asked if I could help her put it in a bag so she could take it on a trip with her. "Really, you want to take this ACV blend with you for the trip?" She did. From that, we created our travel wipes, which are easy for teens to use and take with you anywhere.

Hello Cider was born from a simple and special request from our teen daughter, our very little first tester, our very first customer, combined with the touch of a mother's love.

Our daughter was the one calling it Hello Cider. When I asked her why, she said: "Mom, because I am saying goodbye to my acne!"

We are giving her all the credit for Hello Cider's story!

Thanks to all of you who write to us to tell your own stories. Every single time I read one of your emails or texts, you bring me back to that very moment in our kitchen table with our daughter, where it all began. I am grateful to be able to share Hello Cider with you today!

Thank you to all the moms, and much love from another mom💚

Mai Nguyen-Haselman 

Hello Cider Chemist/Founder/Mom of Teens/ Breast Cancer Survivor