About Rubbing Alcohol on Acne Skin?

Answer Rubbing alcohol is widely available in drug stores for a variety of uses. It's next of kin, isopropyl alcohol, is often used in a similar manner as rubbing alcohol. It is sometimes touted as a wa... Read More »

Top Q&A For: About Rubbing Alcohol on Acne Skin

Does Rubbing Alcohol Help Acne?

Acne is a persistent and sometimes disfiguring skin problem experienced by teens and adults alike. There are many effective treatments available, but rubbing alcohol is not one of them. While it ma... Read More »

Does rubbing alcohol help get rid of acne on your face?

An honest answer would be: most anti-acne lotions contain alcohol, but alcohol alone is stronger and it dries your skin out and all the grease your skin usually has when you have acne won't be able... Read More »

The Effects of Rubbing Alcohol on the Skin?

Isopropyl alcohol is made up of 68 to 99 percent isopropanol (isopropyl alcohol) by volume. Sold at drug stores and large retailers, it can often be purchased for as little as a dollar. Safe for ch... Read More »

Can rubbing alcohol have long-term negative effects on the skin?

On One Hand: Rubbing Alcohol is an Effective DisinfectantAccording to the New South Wales, Australia, Department of Health, rubbing alcohol and alcohol-based hand rubs are an effective disinfectant... Read More »