Vaseline has been our go-to product for years, but do you actually know how versatile this box of petroleum jelly is? The uses of Vaseline are innumerable, as it provides a range of benefits starting from eyes, makeup, and hair, to nails, skin etc.
Vaseline consists of a semi-solid mixture of hydrocarbons, which makes it an ideal topical ointment for healing. Have you got one in your beauty routine?
After reading this, I’m sure you’ll grab one at the earliest.
Benefits Of Vaseline:
1. Eyelash Conditioning
Eyes are the window to your souls, so condition your eyelashes with a dab of Vaseline. It’s harmless and even makes the lashes grow!
2. Post Tattoo Cream
Tattoos have been getting popular these days.But sometimes, your skin starts drying up after a getting inked. Just apply some Vaseline to the tattooed skin and consider your skin is saved.
3. Split Ends Remedy
Split Ends are a girl’s worst enemy, so for a quick shine and remedy to that, apply some petroleum jelly and treat the ends that are damaged.
4. Lipstick Stain Remover
Lipsticks tend to get stained on to our slips once in a while, so instead of rubbing the stain, apply Vaseline. This will remove the lipstick marks.
5. Fragrance Enhancer
Want to make your perfume stay for longer? Apply some Vaseline to the area that you are going to spray the perfume and this will let the fragrance last longer.
Elbows and heels become sodry every now and then, that just a little bit of Vaseline will give them the right moisturizing.
7. Makeup Remover
Use cotton balls and Vaseline to remove the stubborn make-up that isn’t just coming off.
8. Dry Cuticles
Massage your cuticles once in a while with Vaseline and it will give them the strengthening and moisture needed.
9. Acne Healer
Vaseline benefits in healing acne. It doesn’t directly treat acne but its protective nature can help in healing the breakout faster.
10. Makeup Enhancer
For a glossy effect, apply some Vaseline under your eyeshadow and to the cheeks. You will have a glossy glow.
11. Stained Skin Protector
While coloring your hair, just apply some Vaseline to the hairline so that the color doesn’t seep into your forehead and stain your skin.
12. Adds Extra Shine
Add shine to your accessories with a little dab of Vaseline. It will make them look as good as new.
13. Dark Circles Fader
Vaseline benefits for dark circles are rather pleasing. Dab some Vaseline along with a few drops of lemon juice on your dark circles. They will fade soon.
14. Nail Polish Opener
Nail polishes get tight at the lids, so to prevent that just rub some Vaseline under the caps and they will be easier to open next time.
15. Exfoliating Body Wash
Mix Vaseline with some sea salt and tada! Your homemade body scrub is ready.
16. Post Shave Cream
Shaving causes dryness to the skin. Normal moisturizers aren’t enough for nourishing your skin. Apply some Vaseline on the areas to bring it back to its natural texture.
17. Softer And Smoother
For softer hands, rub some Vaseline on your hands and put on cotton gloves and go to bed. You’ll wake up with smoother hands.
18. Lip Scrub
Lips have sensitive and gentle skin, and to exfoliate them, mix Vaseline with some sugar and simply rub over your lips with your fingers.
19. Happy Feet
For soft smooth feet, use the same trick as for hands. Apply and massage some Vaseline to your feet, then put on socks and go to bed.
20. Handy Wrinkle Concealer
This is a handy trick for those with “crow’s feet”. Just put some around your eyes before you go to sleep.
21. Night Cream
Just warm up some Vaseline and use it as the perfect alternative for a night cream. Trust me, you will get up with the softest skin.
22. Earrings Slip-On
Earrings can sometimes become a little pokey for your delicate earlobes. Just lubricate your lobes with some Vaseline and the earrings will slip right through it.
23. Hair Hack
Quick tip for those who believe in shortcuts that work well. Apply some petroleum jelly to your hair to slick back the monkey hair. Works best when making a high ponytail or a bun.
24. Lip Balm
Love chocolate? Who doesn’t! Mix Vaseline with drinking chocolate or melted chocolate and create your own chocolate flavoured lip balm.
25. Dandruff Prevention
Scalp dryness causes dandruff, so make your scalp a little less prone to that with Vaseline petroleum jelly.
26. Spiked Hair
For your hair again, if you are a fan of the choppy look, apply some Vaseline to your hair instead of a hair gel and it will work wonders.
27. Put A Ring On It
Vaseline slips easily. So when trying to pull out a finger ring that is hard to remove, just apply some Vaseline and it will slip right out.
Aren’t these benefits enough for you to buy a bottle of Vaseline right away? Although the pros weigh out the cons, it is wiser if you know the side effects of it too.
Vaseline Side Effects:
The side effects are limited to sensitive skin allergies and fungal infections if applied on damp skin and clogged pores. The clogged pores can further lead to breakouts, which need to be taken care of.
Let’s now complete our beauty and skin care routines with Vaseline. If any of our tips and hacks really helped you, don’t forget to comment below to share your experience with us.