10 Rubbing Alcohol Life Hacks You Need To Know

  • Published on May 19, 2017
  • Awesome uses for rubbing alcohol that you should know! Save yourself time and money. Sterilize your home, make a safe and effective cleaner, remove stains and more!
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  • Elgan Bruner
    Elgan Bruner 6 days ago

    I have been diagnosed with OCD (among many other fun things....) and I am absolutely OBSESSED with rubbing alcohol! It started over 15 years ago, when my OCD started to affect my life. I began purchasing large quantities of 90%+ rubbing alcohol for cleaning everything, mainly electronic devices which are used in the hand, and can develop a nasty greasy sheen after some use. I since found TONS of uses for my beloved isopropyl :) Thanks for adding to the list.
    Pro tip, buy a small spray bottle from your local walmart and just fill it with 90% isopropyl alcohol to use as sanitizer. Just spray it directly onto your hands and rub together! It smells great and keeps your hands soft and dry!

  • Threatened Zucchini
    Threatened Zucchini 6 days ago +1

    Its like 5-minute hacks, but with a soul.

  • SaltyShadow45
    SaltyShadow45 9 days ago


  • Camryn The Great
    Camryn The Great 10 days ago

    If you drink rubbing alcohol your vision will get foggy

  • Linda Durden
    Linda Durden 10 days ago

    A chicken dumpling retype)chicken dumplings recipes

  • AA Productions
    AA Productions 12 days ago

    So, rubbing alcohol was meant for "rubbing massages"? But isn't it not good to breathe it in for long periods of time?

  • Zelda Williams
    Zelda Williams 29 days ago

    Thanks for the tips!✍🏾 Saved. 🤓

  • Pinto Bean
    Pinto Bean Month ago

    I use rubbing alcohol as a repellent for mosquitos!

  • Icemaster 4311
    Icemaster 4311 Month ago

    Here is a good cleaning solution ammonia and bleach

  • Jack S
    Jack S Month ago

    If you care about your car do not use the home made remedy washer fluid. It will definitely harm the paint over time.

  • Lily is big ol silly
    Lily is big ol silly Month ago +3

    Mix the ammonia with bleach for MAGIC GAS
    Warning:don't do unless in hazmat suit

    • Dixie Lynn
      Dixie Lynn 22 days ago

      That "magic gas" is a formula for suicide!

  • Alan Smithee
    Alan Smithee Month ago

    When they sprayed the recycling can it went řęçýčļįņģ and tbh that was metal as hell

  • Glitters go
    Glitters go Month ago

    Why wintergreen, if you wash it to leave no taste?

  • DMax M249
    DMax M249 Month ago

    “Change your toothbrush once every 3 months.” ?!!! That’s fuckin gross! Change it every month at least!

  • PRgirl inTX
    PRgirl inTX Month ago

    I love that you love Batman🦇

  • pfoxhound
    pfoxhound Month ago

    I put 1 liter of 90%alcohol in 2 shoes, and everything was locked in a plastic bag for 2 days. Didn't help.
    What helps is BORIC ACID. I put ones in a while tea spoon of boric acid in each shoe. After you can wear shoes non-stop - no bacteria will survive this sauna.

  • Greg Benwell
    Greg Benwell Month ago

    Oddly enough Vodka WILL also eliminate orders as well!!! Spray it on your jeans and let them sit in a bag for an hour and it will soak up the stink out of them it also works in shoes, just squirt some from a spray bottle into your shoe and allow them to dry for a while!! Expensive way to deodorize your clothing but it does work!!

  • steven foster
    steven foster Month ago

    That hand sanitizer is suspicious also is he just shilling out essential oils

  • Robert Kauffman
    Robert Kauffman Month ago

    Is he anti vax or just likes essential oils

  • denchotron the thrd
    denchotron the thrd 2 months ago

    i have an alcohol life hack
    *in household hackers voice*get rid of those pesky hangovers with more alcohol better yet if you think of something sad or happy or anything also drink alcohol regular alcohol and drown those pesky thoughts away.
    do not drink rubbing alcohol or any other methanol or isopropanol it will make you go blind

  • Sean N.
    Sean N. 2 months ago

    Use Rubbing alcohol on home and auto windows for streak free clean.

  • MAGA2020
    MAGA2020 2 months ago

    91% rubbing alcohol is also a great bug killer.

  • Robert London
    Robert London 2 months ago

    No more recycling

  • Ronald Blagg
    Ronald Blagg 2 months ago

    "Washer Fluid"
    *F o r b i d d e n g a t o r a d e*

  • mepalker
    mepalker 2 months ago


  • ton321
    ton321 3 months ago

    So many uses for a common household item!

  • American Jane
    American Jane 3 months ago

    HH do y'all have a book coming out yet?
    I enjoyed the alcohol episode but just didn't know if y'all have a book available yet.

  • teh_supar_hackr 0010101
    teh_supar_hackr 0010101 3 months ago +1


  • merrimac
    merrimac 3 months ago

    Some other uses for rubbing alcohol (70%, not 91%, by itself in a spray bottle; inexpensive and lasts a long time):

    To help avoid poison ivy rashes, within 30 minutes of exposure, spray exposed flesh with rubbing alcohol and then rub and rinse off under running water. Or for harder to rinse areas or your face, spray onto a paper towel and wipe over the affected flesh. Advise showering after for best protection. This works because the alcohol breaks the binding of the urushiol with your skin so the oil can be rinsed away instead of rubbed in. For existing rashes, it will disinfect the flesh and dry any pustules plus alleviate itching temporarily and can be applied as often as needed. Apply directly or onto a paper towel and then wipe the affected area.

    Safe pesticide to kill small bugs inside the house like ants, gnats, fruit flies, house flies, and moths. Spray directly on insect. Insects in flight will be downed for an easy kill. It kills smaller insects quickly with only a single squirt. Because the alcohol evaporates quickly with extremely little residue, it is less messy and safe to use if you have pets.
    As an antiseptic, to staunch bleeding in small wounds, and to alleviate itching for small cuts and insect bites.
    For oily skin instead of using store bought cleansers, spray onto a paper towel and then wipe the oily skin to dry and cleanse it. Wait awhile before applying any rehydrating creams or lotions. Be careful when wiping around the eyes and mouth. Note: safe to use when needed but the smell will be strong. Use only as needed.
    To loosen grease and oils from dishes before cleaning. Best when applied to fresh stains, rather than old ones. Especially good for plastics, which tend to absorb and retain an oily film on the surface, even when washed with soap and hot water. Dishes should be rinsed well first. Then spray the alcohol directly and set aside a few minutes before washing. No need for a second rinse. Scrubbing may still be needed for baked on grease.
    For cleaning and disinfecting computers and mobile devices, including screens. Spray onto a paper towel and then wipe. Safe to use on screens and will evaporate quickly but may need to wipe dry after with a clean paper towel to avoid streaking. Best if device is powered down before cleaning.
    As a window and mirror cleaner, apply directly or to a paper towel then wipe to clean and dry with clean paper towels to avoid streaking. Might not work well on difficult stains, especially old ones.

  • Zoid Burg
    Zoid Burg 3 months ago

    Why do you keep saying this stuff is cheap, no it is not!

  • Brandon Strong
    Brandon Strong 3 months ago


  • Rissa
    Rissa 3 months ago

    People. Essential oils don't do shit! Ain't nothing essential about them. They can even be harmful if you don't know what the fuck you're doing.

  • Nate T
    Nate T 4 months ago

    Watch out on using rubbing alcohol on shoes... it will remove/degrade the glue holding them together.

  • Nyshawn Grant
    Nyshawn Grant 4 months ago

    I This Guy Like Batman 😂

  • Trent Wickham
    Trent Wickham 4 months ago

    Alfred get the bat brush

  • Hoonan Enterprises
    Hoonan Enterprises 4 months ago

    Why would you use rubbing alcohol in your wiper fluid. It gets on your paint finish. Is this guy freakn stupid.. he can keep putting on his junker. (Attached picture of 1980s datsun)

  • robo hamster care
    robo hamster care 4 months ago +1

    you must be shy of showing brands!

  • robo hamster care
    robo hamster care 4 months ago +1

    oral b vitality with fake oral b brush haeds!

  • Daegog The Wyrdmake
    Daegog The Wyrdmake 4 months ago

    I'm highly skeptical of anything or anyone when they suggest they use of "essential oils" several times.

  • Tide Pod Pad Thai
    Tide Pod Pad Thai 4 months ago

    I use rubbing alcohol to clean my glasses

  • Naudia the king
    Naudia the king 4 months ago

    Uhhhhmmm...We need to rub the rubbing alcohol for it to work?

  • Areeba Habib
    Areeba Habib 5 months ago

    Still using that toilet so sink👍👍

  • 1van The Penguin
    1van The Penguin 5 months ago

    Dude it can burn your lungs u should not put it on a toothbrush just use normal not that alcoholic alcohol like rakia

  • Semetersi
    Semetersi 5 months ago

    I saw the Bills hat. Lets go Buffalo

  • Dušan Gajdoš
    Dušan Gajdoš 5 months ago

    Because new isn't always the better?
    Guess you are one of those, 'dinosaurs are 6000 y. o. and they lived along with people'

  • Antoinette Peterson
    Antoinette Peterson 5 months ago

    I am going to go out and buy lots of baking soda and white vinegar, and get to work...thanks for all the great tips!

  • krisbrech
    krisbrech 6 months ago

    Is there any lifehacks to get rid of sweat in your boots i wear biots alot but the ones i wear where the toes are are like sweat sponges and smell so anyway i can get rid of the sweat?

  • K P
    K P 6 months ago

    Air freshener does NOT work smells like rubbing alcohol with up to 40+ drops!

  • Oogle
    Oogle 6 months ago +1

    Drink the stuff, it will get rid of all your problems.

  • Dexy83
    Dexy83 6 months ago

    Someone may have already said this but peroxide needs to be in an opaque bottle, so the shower spray will lose most, if not all, efficiency.

  • Jake LFO
    Jake LFO 6 months ago

    It's not really a rubbing alcohol life hack if most of them are "recipes that include rubbing alcohol"

    • suited zombie
      suited zombie 6 months ago

      Well, they could be categorized as life hacks, I suppose?

  • Brody is back
    Brody is back 7 months ago

    Want your brother to stop talking just push rubbing alcohol down his throat. It works

  • cowboy10069
    cowboy10069 7 months ago +1

    this is really bad advice, i strongly recommend you do none of this.

  • cowboy10069
    cowboy10069 7 months ago

    please do not do any of this, rubbing alc is an extreme solvent you will ruin the finish on your shoes and anything you sprayed it on in your house, this is a very bad idea.

  • Sheila Johnson
    Sheila Johnson 7 months ago

    He really likes batman

  • Lucas Black
    Lucas Black 7 months ago

    0:16 what’s that thing in the corner?

  • NS Promio
    NS Promio 7 months ago

    you are a BIG BIG Batman fan

  • Jaivon Jenkins
    Jaivon Jenkins 7 months ago

    ISOPROPYLIS IS POISONOUS . keep it from eye and form ingesting. It can cause permanent blindness

    • suited zombie
      suited zombie 6 months ago +1

      I heard of that! That's why I've never used it in my life

  • Revy
    Revy 7 months ago +2

    Do these essential oils cure my measles

  • jEzUZ cRižT
    jEzUZ cRižT 7 months ago