Thousands of beauty products can be found in the markets. These products promise to make your skin glowing, younger, and healthier. However, many of them are quite expensive and packed with chemicals, which only harm your skin. Therefore, the best alternative is to try natural remedies for your skin. The natural ingredients are available, safe, and affordable. So, we present you a face mask, which will improve your skin quality and provide numerous benefits.
This exfoliating mask is a combination of honey and aspirin. You may have used aspirin as a painkiller for headaches, muscular tension, and circulatory problems, but this ingredient is also beneficial for the skin. The aspirin is packed with compounds, including the fat-soluble hydroxy acid, which is used for many healing creams and exfoliants. When using aspirin for facial care, it has the ability to reduce the appearance of dark spots and scars and eliminates dead skin cells. Moreover, it is rich in an anti-inflammatory property, which can treat acne and is suitable for sensitive skin.
When mixed with honey, aspirin gets a revitalizing effect. Hence, this powerful combination can reduce the appearance of wrinkles, calm burns, and reduce the effect of free radicals. Moreover, it eliminates the excess oil, regulates the pH levels, and it doesn’t change your skin’s natural oil production.
Aspirin and Honey Face Mask
- 4 aspirin tablets
- 2 (50 g) tablespoons of organic honey
- 1 (10 ml) tablespoon of water
- 5 drops of vitamin E (optional)
First, grind the aspirin in a mortar until you get a fine powder. Then, add the water to get a thick paste. Finally, mix the honey with a spoon and combine the ingredients until you get a homogenous mixture. You can also add vitamin E.
First and foremost, wash your face thoroughly with a lukewarm water and a neutral soap. Then, take the face mask and apply it on your face. Avoid the mouth and eye area. You can also apply it on the neck. Massage the mask for 3 minutes and leave it to stay for 10 minutes. Finally, rinse your face with lukewarm water. Apply a moisturizer at the end. Repeat this treatment 2-3 times a week.
Your skin will be softer, cleaner, smoother. Moreover, your pores will appear smaller, and you will get rid of the dark spots, inflammation, and puffiness.
Note: Before applying the mask on the face, test it on a small area. This will show you any reactions you may experience.