Vodka is fun to drink, but it can also help you around the house; make a really amazing vodka astringent to minimize your pores. Just dilute vodka in distilled water and apply with a cotton ball. Use a 1:3 ratio of vodka to water. Enjoy the difference it makes to your pores. If you’d like for your razors to last a bit longer than they usually do, then soak the blades in a bit of straight vodka. The vodka will clean the razor, keeping it rust-free and sharper for a longer amount of time then its usual time. You can polish your silver jewelry with vodka as well; this won’t smell horrendous like most silver polishes too. Soak your silver in vodka for 10-15 minutes. Once it’s done soaking, dry if off with a clean cloth, and if necessary, re-emerge it for another 10 minutes. Use a clean toothbrush to scrub it softly if needed.
Vodka can be used to treat poison ivy, oak, or sumac; to avoid an uncomfortable reaction, immediately pour vodka on the part of your skin that came into contact with poison ivy, etc., and the alcohol will wash away the itchy culprit. Make sure to use 100 proof. Vodka is known to freshen up your laundry; keep your clothes smelling fresh with a few spritzes of vodka. Hang to dry after. Vodka kills odor-causing bacteria, but won’t leave a scent when dry. Vodka will also shine your home fixtures right up; use it on chrome, porcelain, and glass. Moisten a soft, clean cloth with vodka, and then apply elbow grease. If you are a flower lover, then you will love how vodka preserves flowers. Add a few drops of vodka and a teaspoon of sugar to the water in your flower vase; it will help the flowers last longer. Make sure to change out the mixture with fresh ingredients daily for best results. Have a fun time using vodka in diferent ways.