I've found that applying a small drop of vodka with cotton wool to my face after I've washed it keeps it less greasy and closes my pores. Anyone else tried this? How often is it ok to do this?
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11-01-2007 04:48 PM #1
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11-01-2007 04:54 PM #2Part of the furniture
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I can think of much more fun things to do with vodka...
11-01-2007 05:48 PM #3
A couple places on the internet does say that, though no places I would necissairly trust and they don't say any more than what your post pretty much said.
But I'm with Katrella, theres so much better things to do
Why not just use an astrengent or toner? Some of them contain alcohol if thats what your aiming for http://www.cleanandclear.com/product...o?productid=28Of all the mistakes you've made, the best are yet to come.
11-01-2007 05:51 PM #4Originally Posted by kangoo
Btw will You smell like szolled hobo??
11-01-2007 06:10 PM #5
Lots of the toner things have alcohol in them, so it's not an uncommon idea. Just see which is cheaper!Growls
11-01-2007 07:50 PM #6Originally Posted by Scary MonsterOf all the mistakes you've made, the best are yet to come.
11-01-2007 09:28 PM #7
i wouldn't say the sugars would do your face much good tbh even if the alcohol works.Good judgement comes from experience.
Experience comes from bad judgement.
11-01-2007 09:39 PM #8
Products with alcohol in can dry your skin.I'm clever, I just don't have the qualifications to prove it!
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12-01-2007 09:37 PM #9
My skin is incredibly greasy so drying it is good! I find it works better than anything I've bought (and most of them have been alcohol based, but I have sensitive skin and a few of them irritate my skin and make it greasier). Vodka seems to work and doesn't irritate my skin! But it doesn't have any useage instructions or warnings on how to use it on your face on the bottle so I'm not sure! Surprising that!
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12-01-2007 10:00 PM #10Lacy Guest
I would have thought Vodka could have burnt your skin, especially if it was sensitive?
12-01-2007 10:04 PM #11
Have you tried an astrengent for oily skin? Or one for sensitive skin? I'm sure if you look there'll be several for oily sensitive skin.Of all the mistakes you've made, the best are yet to come.
12-01-2007 10:47 PM #12Originally Posted by my_name
http://www.boots.com/shop/product_de...tionid=1017970 Products like this, that are hypoallergenic, but designed for oily skin, are going to do your skin a lot more favours than actual alcohol.
13-01-2007 12:15 AM #13
Alcohol as strong as vodka is likely to over-dry your skin, which can cause pimples which are very painful and unsightly. I have had very oily skin in the past and have found that clinque's products work very well and also a brand called nimue. I would strongly advise you not to use vodka to dry out your skin.
13-01-2007 06:36 AM #14
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13-01-2007 11:46 AM #15Originally Posted by kangoo
Vodka isn't suitable for it, I'd say. It's very strong and like you said removes the grease, but really dries your skin, which is just the other extreme, which is as bad. try to find a face desinfection with a little amount of alcohol, which has a better cleansing function as well.
1) Wash face
2) use desinfect with alcohol on face.
3) if it does not have a re-fatting thingy in it, or is very strong in alcohol (I do not advice them)
4) use some skin-fatting cream.
Last edited by StrubbleS; 13-01-2007 at 11:49 AM.