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10 Unusual Uses For Vodka

by Abby

Apparently it isnt just for drinking! haha

Shampoo with it. Add an ounce to your bottle of shampoo to fight oil buildup. (And don’t worry; since vodka is odorless, you won’t walk into work smelling like a bar.

Make your flowers last longer. Add a few drops of vodka and a teaspoon of sugar to the water in your flower vase.

Painlessly remove a Band-Aid. Take a cotton ball and soak it with vodka, then saturate the bandage; the vodka will dissolve the adhesive.

Soothe the sting of poison ivy. If you pour vodka on your skin immediately after you’ve had a brush-up with some poison ivy, the alcohol in it will alleviate some of the sting.

Heal cold sores. Dunk a cotton swab in some of your favorite vodka and dab it on a pesky cold sore to help it heal faster.

Kill weeds without using gross pesticides. Combine an ounce of vodka, a few drops of liquid dish soap, and two cups of water in a spray bottle, and you’ll be able to get rid of pesky weeds without using harmful chemicals.

Shrink pores. To make DIY toner, brew a cup of green tea and add ¼ teaspoon of vodka once it’s cooled. Dunk a cotton ball and use the concoction to really deep-clean your blackheads.

Clean jewelry. Soak any jewelry comprising diamonds, emeralds, or other crystallized gemstones in vodka for five minutes, then rinse and dry.

Unstink your feet. Soak your dogs in vodka — you might want to use the cheap stuff — to give them a deep clean and to deodorize.

Make a pretty good insect spray. For a DEET-free insect repellent, put some vodka in a spray bottle and spritz away.