Skin covered with pimples and acne causes a person to feel discomfort. Often it is quite difficult to cope with this problem without the advice and help of a specialist. Especially if acne is caused by some kind of pathology in the human body.
If these are age-related changes or just such a susceptible skin, then there is a solution to this problem.
Despite the huge variety of cosmetics, creams, ointments, the problem remains. Some rashes disappear, others appear. A huge amount of time, money is spent, and things are still there.
Under these conditions, the usual acetylsalicylic acid, known to everyone as aspirin, will come to the rescue. This medicine is sold in any pharmacy for a penny, helps with headaches, lowers the temperature for colds, inflammatory processes.
It is the properties of salicylic acid, which has anti-inflammatory properties, that helps to cope with acne, blackheads, acne and post-acne. At the same time, the pores of the skin are cleansed, black dots disappear. The skin becomes clean, radiant, soft and silky to the touch.
Benefits of aspirin
Aspirin in cosmetology is not used as often as we would like. Most likely, this is due to the fact that not everyone attaches importance to the properties of salicylic acid, which can successfully fight acne and skin blemishes.
Masks, based on aspirin, relieve swelling and inflammation, are a gentle peeling that exfoliates dead skin cells without damaging the healthy layer of cells.
After 1-2 applications, skin health becomes noticeably better. To make masks based on aspirin, the most common tablets are required, and not effervescent analogues. Only in this case, the treatment mask will give noticeable results. Black dots will disappear in one day, pores will shrink, which is important for people who have oily skin prone to acne.
Masks based on aspirin exist in several forms. Therefore, do not be upset if one of them does not suit you. You just need to wait a few days and start the procedure from the very beginning, but using a different mask composition.
When preparing a mask, you should remember that your skin may not accept some components, as a result of which allergic reactions occur. Therefore, the composition of the mask should include ingredients suitable for your skin. These may include natural oil, yogurt, cosmetic clay, oil solutions of vitamins, bee honey.
Rules for applying a mask
Before applying the mask to the skin, the face should be very thoroughly cleansed with foam, washing gel, cosmetic milk, lotion, or simply wash with soap and water. Aspirin-based masks can be applied to the face only 2 times a week. Otherwise, only the skin will suffer from excessive zeal.
Before you start using aspirin masks, you need to visit a doctor and get advice. These procedures are an addition to the complex treatment of the identified skin lesion, which includes medications, diet and cosmetic procedures.
If you are using aspirin for the first time, then you need to make a mask based on soft ingredients – yogurt or honey (by the way, you also need to be careful with honey – it can cause an allergic reaction).
For the first time, the mask is applied only to those areas of the skin that are covered with acne and in no case touching dry areas of the skin and those places where there are damages. This is necessary in order not to harm the face even more.
After the mask is washed off, you must wait 4 hours, and then evaluate the changes that have occurred on the skin.
In order for the skin to become more or less healthy, at least 8 procedures must be done. This is about 1-2 procedures per week, but no more.
There are masks for different skin types: dry, oily, combination and normal.
Acne mask recipes
Yoghurt mask for all skin types.
- Two tablespoons of natural yogurt;
- Aspirin tablets – 2 pieces;
- A teaspoon of mineral water.
- Pour crushed aspirin into a teaspoon of mineral water and two tablespoons of yogurt.
- Apply the finished mask on the skin covered with pimples or blackheads and hold for 20 minutes. After washing with water at room temperature and apply a moisturizing and nourishing agent.
Mask based on black clay against acne.
For this mask, you will need 1 tablet of aspirin, black clay – 1 tbsp. l. (sold in a pharmacy), some mineral water.
To prepare this mask, you need to combine black clay with mineral water to the state of gruel and pour crushed aspirin, mix. Apply to face and neck, wait 20 minutes, then wash with cool water.
Mask for oily skin.
Ingredients: acetylsalicylic acid, jojoba oil, liquid bee honey, half a teaspoon of mineral water.
To prepare this mask, you need to heat 1 tbsp. l. liquid bee honey, add 1 tsp. jojoba oil and half a teaspoon of water. Pour aspirin powder, stir until sour cream is thick and apply to problem areas. Wash off with water after 20 minutes. Let the skin dry well and moisturize with a nourishing cream.
Surely, every woman among her cosmetics has a face lotion. Here on its basis you can prepare a mask for acne and blackheads.
This mask contains aspirin and facial lotion.
This mask is prepared as follows: 3 aspirin tablets are ground into powder and mixed with lotion until the density of good, fat sour cream. Then applied to the skin and kept for 20 minutes. At the end of this time, the mask is washed off with warm water. Wait until the face is saturated with moisture and dries well, and then apply a nourishing cream.
Mask based on lemon juice.
A good mask based on freshly squeezed lemon juice. For this mask, you will need the fresh juice of one lemon, aspirin, water, and baking soda.
Add 10 powdered aspirin tablets to fresh lemon juice. Here it is important to ensure that the mixture is not a paste. Apply this remedy on the face for 7-10 minutes, then wash off with a solution of water and baking soda. And as always, after this procedure – a moisturizing, nourishing cream.
Mask with aspirin and ground coffee for acne.
For this mask, you need to take four crushed aspirin tablets, a teaspoon of finely ground coffee, 2 tbsp. l. white clay (sold in pharmacies) and mineral water.
Coffee is mixed with a pounded preparation of a remedy and white clay. Mineral water is added and stirred to a state of slurry. With the movements that massage is done, apply the slurry to the skin without touching the area around the eyes. After 20 minutes have passed, wash with cold water. To consolidate the healing effect of this mask, you can use …