Often, a homemade aspirin mask is one of the best treatment options for acne. Consider turning a few tablets of aspirin into a fantastic mask to treat and condition your skin.
In addition to being easy to make, the mask is easy on your budget and can be made with several different types of aspirin that are probably sitting in your medicine cabinet right now.
Furthermore, this mask can be used on a regular basis and is often considered a beauty secret to any top professionals in the skin care industry.
Keep in mind, if you have an allergy to aspirin, you should avoid using a mask that contains aspirin, since your body will absorb the material the same as if you were to orally take the medication.
How it Works
If you are looking to try an alternative process to add to your skin care regimen, consider using an aspirin mask. This mask works by disintegrating aspirin and using the remaining material as a mask, and later as an exfoliant.
Since aspirin is a beta-hydroxy acid, a common ingredient that is frequently found in the masks and facial products made by upscale cosmetic companies that come with a hefty price tag, it works fantastically as a way to ensure your skin is healthy, vibrant, and clear.
Even if you have no problem with acne, consider using a mask of aspirin for to condition your skin and keep it looking healthy and youthful.
Make Your Own Aspirin Mask
To create a mask of your own, following these two easy steps. First, dissolve aspirin into one tablespood tepid water. Typically, you will need three or four normal sized aspirins. If you have baby aspirins, consider using either to ten aspirins, but add more if necessary. Be sure that they are not enteric coated, since they will not dissolve in water. If you are using enteric coated aspirins, you will need to grind them up first before adding to the water. Otherwise, simply drop the tablets into the water and watch them dissolve.
Applying the Mask to Your Face
The second step to making as aspirin mask is to rub the mask on your face. If necessary, you may need to dissolve more aspirins to make enough to cover the entire surface of your face in a thin film.
Once the mask has allowed sitting for a few minutes, you should wash the mask off and you can use the remnants of the mask as an exfoliant. This is a great way to remove the excess dirt and grime from your face as well as any dead skin cells that can potentially clog your pores.
Other Ingredients You Can Add
In addition to using just aspirin and water, you may want to add extras like yoghurt or honey to expand the facial quality of your aspirin mask. In addition to the aspirin tablets, mix a dollop of plain yoghurt and honey to the mix and slather the concoction on your face. In addition to the healing prospects of the honey and aspirin, the yoghurt will soothe and moisturize your skin.