Acne is a huge problem. And this problem does not care about your gender, race or even age. You can have acne problem at any stage of your life. Some people fight with acne right after adolescence period while others have their first acne at their 30s. But you can use aspirin for acne to reduce and eliminate this skin problem.
What Is Acne?
Acne is a type of bacteria that is collected in your pores. In most cases, acne is related with excess oil on your skin and pollution. During the day, our skin is exposed to different substances. And over time, these substances clog our pores.
So, our body want to clean these pores but it cannot. After a while, bacteria will start to accumulate in these pores as well. And these turn into acne. Acne can hurt and look bad. But if you clean your face every day and if you have a regular skin care routine, you can easily fight against this skin problem.
To fight this problem, aspirin is one of the most popular ingredients. While you can simply apply aspirin on acne, you can also prepare amazing masks. These masks will sooth your skin and you will have even looking skin in no time.
Can Everyone Use Aspirin for Acne?
Actually no. Before trying any of these mask, we would like to make a warning. There are some conditions to be careful about if you are planning to use aspirin mask.
Also, we always recommend consulting to your doctor before applying any masks or other homemade cosmetic products. It is always better to be cautions than being sorry later.
In case of aspirin, if you are under 16 years old, you should not use aspirin. If you are under 16 years old, you can try other homemade acne mask recipes that do not contain aspirin. You can simply apply yogurt to reduce your acne. Or you can use one of the clay masks that does not contain aspirin.
Also, if you are pregnant or if you are nursing, you should not use aspirin. In this case, aspirin can be dangerous for the baby. You should avoid aspirin if you are consuming too much alcohol. Alcohol and aspirin can interact and this might cause undesired results.
If you are allergic to aspirin, you should also avoid using it in a mask.
Aspirin for Acne Mask
- 5-6 aspirin (you need to use uncoated ones)
- 1 table spoon of apple vinegar
Add a few drops of water in a clean cup. Add aspirins in this cup and dissolve them in water. Add 1 table spoon of apple vinegar. Apple vinegar will sooth your skin. Also, it will help cleaning your pores. Apply this mixture on your skin. Keep it on your skin for about 15 minutes. Wash your face with warm water.
Lemon, Honey and Aspirin for Acne
- 5-6 aspirin
- Lemon juice of half a lemon
- 1 table spoon of organic honey
First, squeeze the lemon in a cup. Then, add aspirins in this lemon juice. After dissolving the aspirin in lemon juice, add organic honey. Mix all the ingredients. Apply this mask on your skin with your fingers or with a clean brush. Keep the mask on your face for 10-15 minutes. Wash your face with warm water.
Toothpaste Aspirin Mask
- 5-6 aspirin
Squeeze some toothpaste in a table spoon. Mash 5 or 6 aspirins and mix them with toothpaste. Apply this mixture on your acne. Wait for 15 minutes. Clean your face with wet towel.
Yogurt and Aspirin Mask for Acne
- 5-6 aspirin
- 2 table spoon of yogurt
Mash 5 or 6 aspirins with the back of a spoon. Mix them with yogurt. Apply this mask on your skin. Wait for 15-20 minutes. Wash your face with warm water.
No matter which acne mask you apply, always complete your skin routine with a suitable moisturiser. You need to be careful about how to select a moisturiser. Since acne is triggered by excess oil on your skin, it is better to avoid those products that will increase oil on your skin.
Also, if you don’t want to use commercial products, there is always a solution. You can make your DIY moisturiser to complete your skin care.