Vitamin C works to clear up acne and heal scarring, making it a choice ingredients for DIY skin treatments! 

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You’ve heard it before – Vitamin C is packed with skin-benefiting vitamins that can plump and perfect your face in rapid speed. While you probably know about that Vitamin C can stimulate collagen production, there is also a lesser-known benefit of the skin superfood.

Recent studies have shown that Vitamin C is actually effective in treating and preventing acne. The vitamin strengthens the immune system, which is imperative for healthy skin, and it also battles free radicals that can cause breakouts and wrinkles.

You can reap the benefits of Vitamin C in some yummy foods like oranges, squash, tomatoes and spinach, and you can also apply it to your skin for impressive results. When combined, Aspirin and Lemon Juice make an unbeatable skin-clearing duo, and we definitely recommend trying this DIY treatment for glowing, gorgeous skin stat!

DIY Aspirin and Lemon Juice Mask

  • 6 Non-Coated Aspirin Pills
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 3 Tablespoons of Baking Soda

1. Mix aspirin and lemon juice until pills are dissolved. It should create a paste consistency.

2. Apply paste to affected area using circular motions.

3. Let the paste dry for about 10 minutes.

4. Wash off the mask with a wet cotton ball coated in baking soda.

5. Rinse face with warm water.

If you have sensitive skin, or simply prefer to leave the pampering up to the pros, you’re in luck! This Spa Week, from October 20 – 26th, spas across the country are offering a slew of Vitamin C packed treatments that will leave you looking rejuvenated and feeling totally relaxed. Browse some of our favorites below, and head to SpaWeek.com to score a Vitamin C treatment in a city near you!

Arizona

60 Min Vitamin C Facial with Brow Wax at Amethyst Spa at Wekopa Resort & Conference Center in Scottsdale, AZ

California

60 Min Hydra-Fusion + Anti-Aging Caviar Facial with 3D Skin Analysis, Organic Jojoba Exfoliation and Papaya Mask, Ultrasonic Exfoliation, Microderm Plus Hydra-Facial and Vitamin C Penetration Spade Skin Care & More in Redondo Beach, CA

60 Min Pumpkin Peel Enzyme Facial with Vitamin C and Micro Current OR Microdermabrasion Diamond Blade at Cinema Wellness Los Angeles, CA

Georgia

60 Min Choice of Vitamin C Deep Cleansing and Hydrating Facial OR Foot Relieving Reflexology Session (Both Include Bonus Gift) at WellSpa Suites in Lithia Springs, GA

60 Min The Signature Facial Lift Peel with Vitamin C, Alpha and Beta Hydroxy Acids for Cellular Turnover at Pure Aesthetics & Skin Care in Dunwoody, GA

Idaho

60 Min Naturopathica’s Brightening Facial with Firming Vitamin C15 Wrinkle Repair Serum at Spa Ssakwa’q’n at the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort in Worley, ID

Massachusetts

60 Min Skin Renewal Facial with Vitamin C to Lighten and Brighten All Skin Types at Vinette Day Spa in Scituate, MA

New York

60 Min Choice of Signature Facials with Eye Treatment, Vitamin C, Collagen with Hand and Foot Massage at Rejuvenate Spa NY in New York, NY

Micro-Needling Hydrating Therapy Facial with Vitamin C at Aesthetic Laser Group in Yonkers, NY

Noelle Chehab is the Senior Writer of Spa Week Daily. 

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