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aspirin mask or baking soda to exfoliate?

On Makeup Alley http://makeupalley.com/ an "aspirin mask" got great reviews. (they melt about four aspirin in their hand with water and apply it on the face as a mask.) Also, many people said they add baking soda to their regular cleanser for exfoliation.

I tried reading the reviews to get answers from the perspective of someone with acne, but there are so few.

Anyone tried either of these before?

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yes and neither do anything .. aspirin maks dried my ace out and can cause free radicals ... umm baking soda didnt do anything .. i just exfoliate with a pedicure brush once a week that does the job.

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i use baking soda and i love it. I use it about 2 x a week. Yer it wont work for everybody, but yer. You can give it a go. Its weird, the BS makes my blackheads come out, cuz when i wash my face from exfoliating with BS, i look close in the mirror and there are blackheads sticking out of my skin, especially on my nose. Sometimes i just scrape them off, (not everywhere) just my nose. I dont want to cause damage to my skin. :D, hope this helps.

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I used the aspirin mask and I like it. I'm not using it now though because I'm not supposed to while on medication, or so my derm said. Anyway, I like it cuz it made my face more even looking but I think you have to use it continuously so that it would keep the pimples at bay...

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I used the aspirin mask and I like it. I'm not using it now though because I'm not supposed to while on medication, or so my derm said. Anyway, I like it cuz it made my face more even looking but I think you have to use it continuously so that it would keep the pimples at bay...

It's true. I didn't notice anything until my 2nd attempt. For me it just made my skin really soft but some people have claimed that within a few weeks, their blackheads are either gone or easy to extract.

I just tried something new last night that didn't get rid of blackheads but closed pores dramatically overnight. You can find that topic under the "blackheads" forum.

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I've used an aspirin mask as a spot-treatment with great success. I don't use it over my whole face because I take a lot of medications and don't want to introduce yet another via my skin, but it really helps both my mom and I with the larger, more stubborn pimples.

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