Do you drink vodka? Though drinking it may not be very helpful but using it externally has a lot of benefits to offer to the skin and hair. Don’t believe me? Well, check out for yourself! It can actually do a lot for your hair and skin, bringing shine to your tresses and wiping away your wrinkles. Vodka is the national drink of Russia and Russian women have made it a part of their beauty routine.
Note: Make sure you use vodka in moderation and dilute it properly with water before using it in beauty and hair preparations.
FIRSTLY I’LL TELL YOU THE BENEFITS OF VODKA FOR HAIR!!
1. Hair Rinse
Vodka has a low pH level, which helps to close the hair’s cuticle for shiny, frizz-free strands, even on super damaged hair. Use chilled vodka as a post-conditioning rinse (the smell dissipates quickly, we promise) or mix a shot into your deep conditioner. If you have virgin hair, you can use a vodka rinse as often as you like, but colored hair types should stick to once-a-week treatments—and all hair types should always be sure to condition well to avoid dryness.It has a low pH level (acidic in nature) and thus can help to de-frizz your hair.
- Take about 10ml of vodka, mix it in a 60ml bottle of your favourite conditioner.
- Shake it well until you get a smooth consistency.
- Use it once a week.
- You will find your hair smooth and manageable; as it is an excellent home remedy for frizzy hair!!
2. Prevent hair loss
Mix a tablespoon of organic honey and onion juice in a jigger of vodka and apply on your scalp. Leave it on your hair overnight and wash off in the morning. Vodka cleanses the scalp, removes toxins from hair and stimulates the growth of healthy tresses.
A simple home remedy to stop hair loss also treatment works well if used regularly.
- Honey ( 2 teaspoons), onion juice (2 teaspoons) and vodka ( 5 teaspoons)
- Apply mixture and leave it overnight in your scalp.
- Cover hair with a shower cap (optional).
- With mild shampoo wash your hair.
- For good results, apply mixture daily
3. Diminish dandruff
Flaky scalp spoiling your beauty cred? Add three teaspoons of dried rosemary to a cup of vodka and leave overnight. Next day, strain the solution and massage it into your scalp. Leave for half an hour, then wash off with cold water.
Or you can try this to.
- Vodka (half cup).
- Rosemary leaves crushed (2 teaspoons).
- For 2-3 days, let mixture remain still.
- Strain the mixture and store into a bottle.
- Apply mixture into your scalp and massage it, after one hour wash it off.
- With mild shampoo, wash your hair.
Once or twice in a week use this mixture to get rigid of dandruff from hair.
4. Clarifying Treatment
Vodka’s astringent, pH-balancing qualities also make it a great way to clarify your hair and scalp when you’re working with a little too much buildup.
Mix a shot of vodka in with your shampoo and massage vigorously (but gently!) into the scalp to deep clean and leave a smooth, shiny finish free of oily buildup.
Vodka benefits on skin
5. Vodka Toning Mist
Vodka is a great toner on its own, since it by tightens pores and saggy skin. Add filtered water, lavender essential oil, and vodka in a small, tinted spray bottle and spritz your toner on before you moisturize. Again, try to avoid combining this with other drying treatments!
Acne is a curse for many and every chick’s dread. Many people undergo this condition suffering for years, as it involves pimples and other ‘eruptions’ on the face. The cause for pimples, and blackheads, is accumulated oil and dirt which blocks the skin pores. In fact, the best way to get rid of acne is to wash your face with vodka. Enter good old vodka.
We all know that the best skin treatment methods are the natural ones. Vodka is safe to use as a natural astringent to cleanse the face, tighten pores and kill bacteria. Dip a cotton ball in the alcohol and apply.
7. Astringent Action
Mix equal amounts of vodka and water, then apply with a cotton ball to your face as an astringent. It will cleanse the skin and tighten pores. Vodka is perfect for tightening pores and firming the skin. All you need is equal amounts of fresh lemon juice, and vodka. Blend all ingredients together and pour into an ice cube tray. When frozen, wrap an ice cube in a thin cotton handkerchief and rub across the entire face and throat for 2-5 minutes. Ice brings down the bloat, while vodka and lemon juice tighten pores and brighten the skin.
8. Smoother Shave
We regularly use razors to shave, but they can get rusty and accumulate bacteria that makes them less than pleasant to use. Soaking razor blades in vodka immediately after shaving will prevent them from gathering anything gross that you wouldn’t want on your skin. Plus, you’ll save money, since it’ll keep your razors fresher for longer.
Mix equal parts vodka and water and apply to your face with a cotton ball in circular motions for an effective, bacteria-fighting natural toner. It’ll tighten your pores and dry up any blemishes. You can also customize your DIY toner with other skin-nourishing ingredients like rose water or lavender oil.
10. Flawless complexion
Vodka is capable of tightening and brightening the skin. It helps in unclogging pores, giving you a smooth and glowing skin. You need to add just a tbsp of vodka to distilled water accompanied with a few drops of jojoba oil and a few drops of rosemary oil. And your toner is ready in a matter of minutes! The toner is capable of soothing skin irritation too. You can use it as a facial mist that would help in refreshing your skin instantly. It is cheap and at the same time quite effective!
11. Clear skin and treating wrinkles
Here is a great DIY for better skin. Make a cup of green and wait till it cools down. To that add half a teaspoon of vodka. Now dip a cotton ball into this mixture and use it on your face. The vodka tightens the skin and the green tea soothes the skin due to the presence of catechins in it. The green tea-vodka combo helps clear the skin.
To fight wrinkles, you need to take a tbsp of vodka, honey and fennel seeds. Mix and apply on the face. Leave it on for 20 mins and then wash it off.
12. Detoxify your skin
This boozy diy scrub cleans your pores and detoxifies your skin. It gets rid of all the bacteria to leave you with polished skin. Mix 4 tbsp of vodka with 2 tsp of baking soda and honey to make a paste. Exfoliate your body with this mixture and wash off.
14. Foot Odor
Wondering how to get rid of smelly feet? Soak your feet in vodka solution diluted with water. The other trick is to wipe off feet with a cotton swab soaked in a mixture of vodka and water. This helps you get rid of smelly foot odor.
15.Relieves tooth ache:
Swishing little amount of vodka may be just a shot around an aching tooth may prove useful. Letting some of the vodka get absorbed in the gums may help in reducing the pain in the infected area. When mixed with cinnamon in specific quantities it works as an effective mouthwash and cures bad breath.
So now you know the benefits of vodka try this simple tricks and share your experiences with me and don’t forget to Like and share.
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