You must have heard of Aspirin as a medicine but did you know that aspirin is so much more than just a medicine? Its uses have crossed its boundaries and is serving as a beauty essential as well.
Aspirin is chemically similar to salicylic acid, which makes it a good skin exfoliator. It helps in softening the skin, getting rid of acne naturally. There are many ways of using aspirin as a beauty remedy. Let us look into some of the ways.
Aspirin mask – Radiant Skin:
- Aspirin tablets- 5
- Lukewarm water
Method: Mix aspirin with little water enough to make a smooth paste. You can add a little honey if you want the mask to be thicker. Then add yogurt a bit and blend it all well. Apply a thin layer of this mask all over the face and let it dry. Once it dries remove it by gently massaging it with water.
Aspirin toner – Flawless skin:
Aspirin contains anti-inflammatory property which is very beneficial for easing skin inflammations. Aspirin proves to be a very good toner when it is mixed with many other ingredients.
- Aspirin tablet-8
- Distilled water- 1/2 cup
- Apple cider vinegar- 1/2 cup
Method: Pour the distilled water into an empty container and drop the aspirin tablets into it. Once the tablet is completely dissolved, add half cup of apple cider vinegar into it and mix it well. The toner is ready, remember to shake it well and use it on your face.
Aspirin scrub – Deep clean pores:
A scrub is a very important step in a girl’s beauty regime. At least once a week we must scrub our face to keep it healthy. Aspirin scrub happens to be a very good scrub to cleanse the skin and keep it acne free.
- Aspirin tablets- 3
- Honey- 1 tbsp.
Method: Take a bowl and add the aspirin tablets into it. Put a little water on the tablet just so that the tablet gets dissolved to form a thick paste. Add one tablespoon of honey into it and mix well. This quantity is enough for a one time facial scrub use. So increase the quantity of ingredients as per your requirement. Apply this scrub all over your face and scrub it well.
Aspirin remedy for pimples – Spot treatment: A sudden zit on our face is one thing that we dread and we could just do anything at that moment to get rid of it. Well, aspirin could just be your ultimate rescuer in such circumstances.
Method: Take one aspirin tablet and crush it, mix this in a little amount of water. You need to make a thick paste. Apply this paste directly on the zit with a clean finger. Leave it on for 15 minutes and then clean it off.
Aspirin Shampoo – Dandruff, itchy scalp remedy:
Aspirin is known to be useful remedy to get rid of dandruff.
Method: Take 2 aspirin tablets and crush it well, next pour 2 spoons of shampoo into a bowl. Mix the aspirin powder well in the shampoo. Wash your hair with this shampoo mix. Once you have rinsed the shampoo off your hair, you can do a final rinse with 1 cup water mixed with 1 spoon of apple cider vinegar.