Question by  Businesslady85 (32)

What are the different uses of rubbing alcohol?


Answer by  mem4dr (1378)

The primary use of rubbing alcohol is disinfecting. Some people use rubbing alcohol on their faces in an effort to prevent and/or clear up acne. Rubbing alcohol can also be used to sanitize metal objects, such as needles or dental instruments. Rubbing alcohol is also used to clean skin in preparation for injection.


Answer by  SMJ (72)

Rubbing alcohol can be used for a variety of common household and health needs. Perhaps the most common use is to clean wounds and scrapes. However, it can also be used to relieve the itchiness of mosquito bites. Rubbing alcohol can remove both sticky substances and strong odors from your hands.


Answer by  pennieparisi (148)

A use of rubbing alcohol are pierced ears. I have also used it on oily faces to take some of the oils out that cause blemishes.


Answer by  maria8245 (167)

Rubbing alcohol has many different uses including removing any oily residues, killing germs and bacteria and removing pen marks from leather, plastic and skin. Rubbing alcohol can also be used to tone the face after cleansing and before moisturizing, and to clean wounds or cuts to avoid any strain of infection.


Answer by  catclaw (432)

It's not only good for cleaning and disinfecting your cuts but, you can use it to clean with, too. It dries quickly. It can be used for wiping anything to get rid of cold germs. Also it is great for cds and dvds that skip. Just put some on a cotton ball or cotton swab and clean away.

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