That big and iconic tub of petroleum jelly in your bathroom in itself makes a great household staple. With naked eyes, it may look plain and boring to you but in reality it has plethora of benefits that you can’t even count on your fingers. Petroleum Jelly can become your skin care, beauty care jelly and can also solve many household problems.
Uses of Petroleum jelly you would want to know!
This entire article is dedicated to the incredible and unique benefits of using this petroleum jelly….
Hand moisturizer or Lip Balm- This white and unflavored petroleum jelly might seem to have no quality but in reality it is great for the health of your lips and hands. Apply the jelly on your lips or use it to moisturize your hands, it will keep your lips and hands in a good state for the whole long day. Don’t forget to keep small lip tube or small jar of Vaseline in your bag to soften your body including your elbows, heels and knees.
Avoid Rashes and Chafing- If you are having problems like thigh chafing and inflammation then apply petroleum jelly on the affected area. It will help you avoid rashes and chafing. Apply it on the rashes prone area like on your neck, inner thighs etc. to prevent the occurrence of rashes.
Helps Perfume last longer- Well, this is a little known fact but petroleum jelly can actually help your perfume stay for longer. Just rub little bit of it on your neck and wrist before spraying perfume; it will capture the scent throughout the day.
Make a Salt Scrub- Stay away from those expensive exfoliating creams and scrubs! Instead, make your own scrub by mixing Vaseline and salt water together. This easy to make scrub can be used to exfoliate your lips and body both.
Make up Remover- No need to worry if you don’t have any makeup remover or wet wipes on hand! Some petroleum jelly and a dry tissue is all you need to get rid of last night’s makeup including your eye liner and hard bronzer. For emergencies, always keep a tub of Vaseline in your bag.
Prevent Lids from Sticking- A very common problems that bothers lots of girls while freshening up their nails is that the caps of their nail polish sticks to the bottle which is certainly not done. One easy fix to this is putting petroleum jelly on the bottle to allow the lids to slide off easily. This technique can also be applied to home windows or curtain rails so that they won’t slide.
After this information, I am sure you have got enough reasons to respect that clear tub of petroleum jelly in your bathroom.