Is sniffing aftershave bad for you?Watch
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Aftershaves contain ethyl alcohol, isopropyl alcohol or benzyl alcohol.
Inhalation or ingestion can lead to:
severe headaches, low blood pressure, low blood-sugar levels, oxygen deprivation and potential brain damage, coma, long term damage of the lungs leading to pneumonia or emphysema.
Psychological effects include mood swings, nervousness, anxiety, depression and dependence.