I crushed a couple of aspirin tablets and mixed them with water to create a paste. Applied as a face mask, it helped reduce redness and inflammation due to its salicylic acid content.
I kept two spoons in the freezer and placed them over my eyes in the morning. The cold metal helped reduce puffiness and made me look more awake.
While not recommended for everyone, a dab of toothpaste on a pimple overnight dried it out and reduced its size. However, this should be done cautiously as toothpaste can irritate the skin.
I ran out of makeup remover one day and used olive oil instead. It worked surprisingly well, even on waterproof mascara, and left my skin feeling soft.
I tried using a small amount of hemorrhoid cream under my eyes, and it actually reduced the appearance of eye bags.
I mixed sugar and honey to create a homemade lip scrub that exfoliated my lips and left them feeling soft and moisturized.
I used mouthwash as a foot soak, and it helped in reducing the symptoms of athlete's foot due to its antiseptic properties.
Out of desperation, I used diaper rash cream on extremely dry patches of skin. The high zinc oxide content helped soothe and moisturize the area.
I switched to a silk pillowcase to reduce friction on my skin, and it helped in reducing acne breakouts and fine lines.