Tuesday, May 3, 2011

What are your breakout secret cures?

I don't break out often but recently out of no where a monster of a pimple crept up on me and lead me to go on a search for a quick remedy. Now we've all heard that toothpaste dries out a pimple or that eye drops take away the redness but I want to know are there any odd or different breakout cures you know of?

One I recently read about that Id like to try is Aspirin. Crushed aspirin made into a paste with water and applied to pimples for 20 mins and washed off with a luke warm towel. Its supposed to bring down the swelling and helps to get rid of whiteheads and blackheads.


Have you tried this? Do you have any other suggestions for a speedy journey back to flawless skin?

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9 comments:

Ella Pretty Blog on May 3, 2011 at 2:47 PM said...

I used to use kaolin clay over night on a pimple...it would heal much faster AND it would also help fade existing pigmented acne scars.

Jill-O on May 3, 2011 at 2:56 PM said...

I rarely break out, but the aspirin mask rocks! I love to use it once and a while to help my skin and I love it. Give it a shot!

I usually just mix it with spectro gel and warm water.

Mich on May 3, 2011 at 4:49 PM said...

Pro-Actives repairing mask is a miracle product! Put some on and the next morning its all dried up and before you know it, no more blemish!

Mich on May 3, 2011 at 4:50 PM said...

Pro-Actives repairing mask is a miracle product! Put some on and the next morning its all dried up and before you know it, no more blemish!

Katherine on May 3, 2011 at 11:32 PM said...

I used to do aspirin masks...so cheap to do and pretty effective in my opinion :) You already seem to have fabulous skin though! Just found your blog...followed you :)

Lauren on May 4, 2011 at 11:56 AM said...

I am very intrigued by the aspirin mask...but I am loving Clinique's acne solutions mask.

Farah on May 4, 2011 at 8:00 PM said...

@Ella hmm never heard of kaolin im going to have to look this up

@jill mixing it with spectro is an interesting idea tnx

@Mich i used to use the proactive mask as a spot treatment and it worked but ran out and was looking for a diff method but yeah that stuff works!

@Katherine aw thanks i normally have decent skin but once in a while I get a zit and its usually a monster one LOL. Thanks for the follow love new readers!

@Lauren hmm ive never heard of cliniques acne solution mask im going to check it out on my next trip to shoppers drug mart.

Ginger on May 5, 2011 at 8:40 PM said...

Anything with sulfur in it is a sure bet!

Both the ProActiv mask and the spot treatment my derm prescribed me have it in them and they both help immensely.

A bit stinky, but worth it!

Lauren on May 6, 2011 at 11:08 AM said...

The mask makes my skin feel smooth and drys out the breakouts I have. I love it. And you need so little so the bottle lasts a long time.

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