Why the Aspirin Face Mask Touted in TikTok Video Isn’t a Good Idea

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Experts say aspirin has acidic qualities and can burn the skin if applied incorrectly on a person’s face. Getty Images
  • A TikTok video is showing teens how to apply a face mask made of aspirin as a treatment for acne.
  • Experts say aspirin has acidic qualities and can burn the skin if applied incorrectly.
  • They recommend people be cautious of any medical advice they see on any social media platform and consult medical professionals instead.

Kids, don’t try this at home.

Seriously… don’t.

That’s doctors’ orders after news broke recently of a viral TikTok video showing a user named Mallory Le mixing crushed aspirin with water.

The girl then smeared the resulting paste on her face like a mask as a cure for acne.

Almost every doctor contacted by Healthline used the term “bad idea” when hearing about the video.

“This is a bad idea,” Dr. Susan

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— You may have seen the TikTok videos on social media about whitening your teeth.

TikTok videos with the hashtag “#teethwhitening” make up over 330 million views. Some recommend applying toothpaste, baking soda and aluminum foil. Others say to use bleach to avoid expensive over-the-counter treatments.

“I haven’t seen too many do-it-yourselves work out, and I’ve seen many people try,” said Dr. Justin Russo of Russo Dentistry in Raleigh.

Russo said he admires the creativity but said you may be damaging your teeth by following some of the TikTok instructions.

“You need to be careful what you’re rubbing your teeth with. If you’re rubbing it and it’s strong enough to take off stains very effectively, it could also be thinning your enamel out,” Russo said.

Russo said the acidic reaction can burn your enamel down, which doesn’t grow back.

“Things can go

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