Aspirin is a pain reliever, used to treat mild pain, fever and inflammation. But did you know that the medicine can also be used in different ways in your daily life? Right from removing stains from your clothes to getting rid of pimples, you will be surprised to know that this commonly used drug has more benefits. The best thing about these aspirin hacks is that aspirin is easily available; you can walk into any pharmacy to buy it without any prescription. Here are 6 ways to use aspirin in your daily life. (ALSO READ Top 8 Hacks to Smell Fresh Without Showering).

Control dandruff using aspirin

Control dandruff using aspirin

Do you have dry and flaky scalp? You can make your own anti-dandruff remedy shampoo using aspirin. All you have to do is crush two aspirin tablets into fine powder and add to the normal amount of shampoo that you use to wash your hair. Massage the shampoo containing aspirin gently and thoroughly into the scalp for a couple of minutes and rinse well. The aspirin will exfoliate your scalp and control the dandruff.

Remove perspiration stains

Remove perspiration stains

If you have embarrassing pit stains on your favorite piece of white clothing, then you should definitely try this hack. To get rid of the sweat stains, crush two aspirins into half a cup of warm water. Soak the stained part of the cloth into this solution and wash it after two to three hours.

Dry up pimples

Dry up pimples

You can dry up pimples, reduce the redness and the stinging feeling by using a little bit of aspirin on your breakouts. Crush an aspirin tablet and add some water to it to get a paste-like consistency. Apply this paste on the pimple and leave it for a couple of minutes. Wash it off with soap and water and then pat dry your skin. The aspirin paste will lessen the redness and dry the pimple. Use this hack regularly. (ALSO READ Sonam Kapoor’s travel beauty hacks revealed!).

Help cut flowers last longer

Help cut flowers last longer

Don’t you hate it when a bouquet of beautiful roses that you received has to be dumped in the trash the very next day? This hack will help you to keep your cute flowers last longer. Crush an aspirin tablet and toss this powder into the vase filled with water before adding your flowers, this will keep the flowers fresh for a longer period of time.

Restore hair color

Restore hair color

Your hair will lose its shine and color over a period of time due to many external factors. If you often go for swimming, then the chlorinated pool water can be blamed as it has unpleasing effects on your hair color. To restore your hair color you can dissolve six to eight aspirins in a glass of warm water and rub this solution into your hair. Leave it for 15 minutes before washing it off. (ALSO READ Top 6 monsoon haircare tips to keep your tresses healthy and strong).

Soften hard calluses

Soften hard calluses

You can treat hard calluses on your feet using aspirin. Grind five to six aspirins and add half teaspoon of lemon juice and half teaspoon of water to this. Mix well and use this paste on the affected area. Wrap your feet in a warm towel and leave the aspirin paste on your feet for 10 minutes. Then remove the towel, and file the area with pumice stone.

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