Petroleum jelly was this girl’s best friend in secondary school. I used Vaseline for almost everything, as my hair cream, my body cream, to polish my shoes, etc. Vaseline is always going to be a classic and it is really versatile. Vaseline is not dangerous and it is safe for your skin, hair, and nails. It’s not every time you still find beauty products that have been in existence as long as Vaseline. It’s been around for 150 years, and with good reason. Vaseline is a money saving miracle cream. That’s a mouthful I know, but that just how amazing petroleum jelly is. If you have doubts check out these ways we can use Vaseline.
1. Smooth hair
If your hair is proving stubborn, you can use Vaseline to get it to stay in place. Vaseline helps put your hair in place and make it look healthy and shiny.
2. Makes perfume last longer
Pat Vaseline on areas you want to spray your fragrance. This will let it last longer.
3. Instant highlighter
If you want to give your face a natural highlight, Vaseline is really good. In cases where you are out of highlight, Vaseline is a good substitute.
4. Face moisturizer
Getting a moisturizer that you can use on your face and won’t clog your pores can be hard. You don’t have to torture yourself, Vaseline is here to help you. Contrary to some opinions, Vaseline is actually really good for your face. You don’t have to worry about it clogging your pores like in the case of coconut oil. It will leave your face beautiful
5. Remove makeup stains from clothing
Vaseline really does help remove makeup stains from clothing. It has saved me so many mornings when am in a dash to work and I have unconsciously stained my shirt with my makeup.
6. Mess free manicure
Rub a bit of Vaseline on your fingers before having your nails done; it will prevent nail polish from staining your skin.
7. Soothe dry skin
If you have dry skin, use Vaseline as your moisturizer. It will leave your skin healthy and glowing.
8. As a clear mascara
Vaseline can serve as a clear mascara for you. It can do the same job as regular mascara. It will leave your lashes looking longer and also natural.
9. Polish shoes
Vaseline saved me all those mornings while in secondary school I couldn’t polish my shoes. If you want to polish your leather shoes, bags, etc Vaseline can is you go to product.
10. Lip scrub
You can make your own lip scrub by mixing Vaseline with sugar and use it to scrub your lips.
11. Soft elbows
Rub Vaseline on your elbows to make them soft.
12. Customize cosmetics
You can customize your cosmetics with Vaseline. Mix your loose pigments with it and you can get a new lipstick shade, cream blush or a cream eye shadow.
13. After shave cream
Vaseline can be applied to your face as an aftershave cream. It will help protect your skin from irritation.
Rub a bit of Vaseline on your earlobes before wearing your earrings. This will help them glide on easily.
For rings that don’t want to come off, use Vaseline s a lube to take them off.
Rub Vaseline on your scalp before washing it, this will leave your heart looking shiny and healthy when you are done the washing.
Vaseline can help prevent chaffing. Rub it in between your thighs and other parts of your body that are prone to chaffing.
Vaseline can help with dandruff. Apply regularly on your scalp.
19. Cracked heels
Vaseline is perfect for getting your heels back to normal. Apply Vaseline on your cracked heel regularly and watch your feet get back to normal.
It also helps with sunburn Apply on the affected area.
21. Tame eyebrows
You can use Vaseline to tame unruly eyebrows and make them stay in place.
22. Lash glue
You can use Vaseline to take out lash glue from your lashes without damaging them.
23. Prevents lipstick from sticking to your teeth
Apply a bit of Vaseline on your teeth before applying lipstick. This will prevent lipstick from sticking to your teeth.
24. Make your lotion last longer
If you are running out of lotion, mix it with Vaseline so as to make it last longer.
25. Lip balm
Vaseline is the perfect substitute for a lip balm or lip gloss.