It sounds counterintuitive but almost every celeb I have met swears by the ritual of applying makeup and then stepping into a hot bath for 10 minutes no bathtub? Stand near a hot shower! The steam sets makeup, while the mega-dose of moisture makes skin look plump, fresh and dewy.
By Olivia Fleming. Pepto Bismol: Treats diarrhea, heartburn, nausea, an upset stomach - and acne. The pink liquid in everyone's medicine cabinet is proving to be the latest beauty must-have, thanks to its two main ingredients, acne-fighting salicylic acid and aspirin, which helps to calm inflammation.
I first tried putting it all over my face, which worked! But it left a pinkish tint on my skin, which lasted for a day or two. At the time, I was breaking out very badly.
Sure, they may be used to remedy other problems, but why not try using them for creative beauty hacks? In an exclusive video below, our friend and YouTube user Ellko shows you how you can make a multipurpose face mask using Pepto-Bismol. Aside from solving tummy ache issues, Pepto-Bismol also has anti-inflammatory properties.
Mask trends come and go. Pepto Bismol contains both salicylic acid and aspirin, which can help reduce inflammation, and beta hydroxyl acid, which can help unclog and tighten pores. While several who have tried using the Pepto mask have claimed their skin looks clearer, and that blemishes have lessened, at this point it is simply anecdotal evidence.
Using Pepto Bismol can reduce the size of your pores, clear acne, reduce redness AND make your skin glow! When I first heard about this little at-home remedy I laughed it off. I had some Pepto Bismol in my medicine cabinet and figured I should give it a whirl!
It's no secret supermodels have gorgeous skin. And while we're all for trying the tricks they use to get glow-ywe can't stand behind all of them. And this Victoria's Secret model's Pepto-Bismol blackhead hack, which has been going viral, proves just that.
Have we hit peak DIY beauty madness? Now that a Pepto Bismol face mask is the latest skincare hack to try, I'm pretty convinced that we've reached our limit. But despite my extensive DIY repertoire, trying and testing a homemade face mask is what really gets my motor going. Trust me, editors and A-listers alike seem to love slathering the trusted intestinal medicine on their faces, so I knew from the get-go that this was one experiment I had to indulge.
My oily, sensitive, and acne-prone skin has been subjected to every possible over-the-counter acne treatment available, including the popular celebrity-endorsed Proactiv, out of desperation to be acne-free. Visits to the dermatologist and my physician did relatively little to nothing when it came to the spots on my face, even with erythromycin and benzoyl peroxide-prescribed topical antibiotics. My story has been recited, repeated, and retold by the 17 million men and women who struggle with acne attacks that have plagued their lives in the U.
Online buzz: Fans of this monofloral New Zealand honey say it's the ticket to calming angry skin. They slather it on as a mask or apply it directly to zap particularly difficult blemishes. Doctor's orders: It's legit: Manuka honey contains clinically proven antibacterial agents among them an enzyme that releases hydrogen peroxideand wound-care centers use medical-grade versions.