How to use aspirin in a face mask

The benefits and harm of aspirin masks

The mechanism of action of acetylsalicylic acid on the skin is to suppress the secretion of sweat and sebaceous glands, as well as the elimination of the inflammatory process. That is why aspirin masks are recommended for oily and problem skin.
There are cosmetics based on acetylsalicylic acid, and disadvantages:
- frequent use of such masks can lead to the development of rosacea;
- long-term use of aspirin promotes exfoliation of the skin and the occurrence of hypersensitivity to other drugs;
- too frequent use of aspirin masks can cause increased skin dryness.
At the same time, acetylsalicylic acid cosmetics have contraindications. They are not recommended for use during pregnancy and lactation, with individual intolerance, as well as in the presence of cuts, scratches and other skin damage.Face mask of aspirin should be done at night.

How to make masks from acetylsalicylic acid

The recipe of this cosmetic is:
- 3-4 tablets of aspirin;
- ½ tsp water (for oily skin);
- ½ tsp jojoba oil (for dry skin);
- 1 tbsp. natural honey.
Honey is mixed with water or oil and the container with the mixture is placed in a water bath. Using a mortar, grind the tablets into a powder and sift it through a sieve. Acetylsalicylic acid powder is added to the prepared honey mixture. The components are thoroughly mixed to obtain a homogeneous consistency. The skin of the face is prepared, for example, a scrub is applied and a steam bath is made. Carefully apply a mask on the face with finger pads, concentrating special attention on problem areas, and leave the cosmetic mixture for 17-20 minutes. Then wash off the mask with warm water. This procedure is recommended to do no more than once a week. Instead of honey and jojoba oil, you can use aloe vera and natural yogurt. The cosmetic mixture prepared from these products perfectly cleanses the skin, relieves inflammation and gives a beautiful color.Aspirin masks help solve the problem of ingrown hair.
To make a mask of aspirin and cosmetic clay, take 2 tablets of acetylsalicylic acid, pulverize it, add some white clay and water (it should be a pasty mass of a uniform consistency). The mask is applied to the skin of the face and left for 13-15 minutes. After the mask is completely dry, it is washed off with warm water. As a result of this cosmetic procedure, the skin of the face is cleansed and inflammation is reduced.

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