Vodka is one alcoholic drink which has been around since Middle Ages. The origin of it dates back to the 11th century Russia. The word Vodka finds its derivation from the Russian word “Voda” which means water. Due to it being highly versatile alcoholic drink, vodka finds its uses in medicines (to cure infertility), as a disinfectant, for soothing a toothache, etc. Adding to it, vodka also has various beauty benefits. It is not just a drink but a home remedy for achieving smooth and lustrous hair.
These Are Hair Benefits Of Vodka
Friz- Free Hair
There are times when our bathing water contains alkaline substances like calcium carbonate. These chemicals present in the water make our hair frizzy. Vodka, being an alcohol, has a low pH level and is known to reduce the effect of those alkaline substances. Thus, it helps in de-frizzing your hair. Mix about 5ml of vodka to the 30ml bottle of your conditioner and shake the bottle well to get even consistency. Use this mixture once a week to see the desired results.
Prevents Hair Loss
Vodka is also used as a substance to prevent hair loss. It removes toxins, cleans our scalp and therefore helps in preventing hair loss. To make a home-based solution to put a stop to hair loss, Mix one tablespoon each of honey and onion juice to very small quantity of vodka. Massage it on your scalp and leave it overnight. Shampoo your hair the next morning. Repeat this once a week to see results.
Clean And Clear Scalp
Vodka is perfect for removing any buildup of the shampoo left from your scalp. Take one tablespoon of vodka and add it to a mug full of water. Use this solution to rinse your hair after shampooing and conditioning to make it shiny and smooth.
Vodka is an excellent ingredient to get rid of flaky scalp. Prepare the following DIY solution: Take half a cup of neat vodka. Add 2 teaspoons of rosemary leaves to it. Leave this mixture still overnight. Strain the mixture the next day and store it in an easy to use bottle. On the day of shampooing your hair, massage your scalp with the solution. Wash it off after an hour. Repeat this twice a way to get rid of dandruff.
Vodka also helps in bringing an instant shine by lowering the pH level of hair and closing the cuticles. The following homemade vodka hair pack can help you in achieving those shiny and lustrous tresses which you’ve been aiming for a while now. Prepare a mixture with an egg, honey, coconut oil. This pack is an exceptional homemade conditioner. Add 10 ml of neat vodka to this solution and mix to get a smooth consistency. Apply this mixture on your hair and keep it for 20 minutes. Wash it off.