Most often the alcohol is added to cosmetic products and also used as adhesive and disinfectant substance. Fortunately, you can successfully destroy all bed bugs with the help of this rubbing alcohol. All you have to do is to spray it over the mattress and pillows. And eventually your bed will be free of these unwanted pests.
What is more, alcohol can also be used for other purposes as well, such as:
- Cold Sores treatment
The herpes virus is carried by about 85 percent of the world population, however only some of them experience a break put. Therefore, in this case you have to apply about 70 percent isopropyl alcohol on the affected area and the cold sores will vanish very soon.
- Deodorant Replacement
You should rub some alcohol on your armpits, prevents the bad odor on the armpits. However, remember that the long exposure to alcohol can lead to skin irritations.
- Removal of Ingrown Hairs
You can apply some rubbing alcohol on the armpits and bikini area after shaving to remove ingrown hairs, and treat irritations too.
- Cool Pack
First mix the water and alcohol in 2:1 ratio, and then store it in a sealable plastic bag in the fridge for an hour. After this, you can use it as an ice pack, or you can cool your meals when outdoors.
- Skin cleanser
The rubbing alcohol has potent anti-inflammatory effects which soothe the affected skin, prevent acne appearance and disinfect pimples as well. All you have to do is to apply it on the affected skin area.
- Remove Nail Polish
Use rubbing alcohol in order to replace chemical acetone because the common nail polish removers are high in harsh chemicals which damage the nails.
- Clean Your Ears
The cotton swabs are commonly used for ear cleaning. But most people are not aware that they, in fact, push the earwax deeper into the ear canal. Therefore, in order to prevent this you can mix rubbing alcohol with white vinegar, and then soak a cotton swab in the solution. After this, you have to drop it into your ears and the earwax will come out immediately.
- Destroy Lice
Just pour some rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle, and then add several drops of lavender oil. Next, spray this solution onto the scalp, and comb the hair in order to eliminate all the dead lice.
- DIY Hand Sanitizer
The DIY hand sanitizer can be an effective homemade hand sanitizer. First, mix ½ tablespoon of isopropyl alcohol, then add several drops of tea tree oil and about 4 ounces of Aloe Vera gel in order to prepare this solution.