Vaseline has a clear and dense texture with no color or odor, and it’s a natural extract of petroleum – known as petroleum jelly.
Vaseline is the main compound of many beauty products and it provides some surprising benefits. But did you know that Vaseline has other uses than healing dry skin?
Yes, given its thick consistency, it works wonders on our skin, especially when winter comes, but since its invention (1865) Vaseline has o bunch of other uses. So, don’t let the Vaseline container to reach its expiration date, because it can be really helpful in some other needs.
1. Growing Eyelashes
You can also grow eyelashes with it, just add a small amount to your eyelashes with a cotton applicator each night and over time your eyelashes will appear longer and thicker.
2. Makeup Remover
Instead of harsh chemicals, try a thin layer of vaseline to remove stubborn makeup.
3. Eyebrow Setter
To keep your eyebrows thick and in place, try a small amount of Vaseline.
4. Removing Cuticles
When you’re giving yourself a manicure, try some vaseline to soften and remove the extra skin and cuticles around your nail bed.
5. Hair Dying
Add vaseline along your hairline before you dye your hair to avoid staining your skin.
6. Knees And Elbows
If you’ve got ashy or dry knees and elbows, vaseline can help rescue your skin. In addition to hydration, vaseline can help give your skin a smooth and even-toned appearance.
7. Smooth Feet
Add some Vaseline to your feet each night and cover with socks for smooth and healthy glowing skin.
8. Dry Lips
Exfoliate your lips and apply a small amount of vaseline daily to keep them hydrated and from refrying.
Mix a cup of sugar or sea salt with essential oil to vaseline and you’ll also have a great exfoliant that moisturizes as well.
Use vaseline for a relaxing, hydrating and soothing massage.
Let vaseline melt over a low heat or under a lamp, and smooth over skin that needs a little extra moisturizing help.
12. Hair Removal
It can also help to calm irritation from shaving or waving, vaseline should be applied in a thin layer over the treated skin.
In order to help diminish the appearance of scars after surgery or injury, apply vaseline daily as it helps to regenerate skin cells.
14. Poison Or Itch Control
Apply a small amount to the area affected by poisonous plants or itchy insect bites to help ease the discomfort.