Petroleum jelly can be used to repair so many beauty issues. It can hydrate, fix errors and is excellent for sensitive/dry skin. This beauty staple is also super inexpensive, which makes it a must-have product to keep in your medicine cabinet. Read on for 6 magic tricks this miracle-worker can perform…
Vaseline Petroleum Jelly, $5, drugstore.com
Use it to:
People swear by this beauty trick. Before going to bed at night,
gently rub a tiny bit of petroleum jelly at the base of your lashes. This has
been said to make them grow faster and stronger. Score!
Use it to: Heal chapped
Exfoliate your lips gently with a warm washcloth, and then apply a
layer of petroleum jelly before bed. The moisturizing component should heal
them over night.
Use it to: Relieve
Razor burn can be such a painful experience; petroleum jelly is
gentle enough to soothe the area post-shave. Apply it directly after shaving to
areas where you usually get razor burn.
Use it to: Combat
Dry, flakey patches that are dying for some moisture can be easily
fixed by just popping on some petroleum jelly before bed. Spot-treat splotchy
face patches, irritated skin on your body and scaly areas like elbows and
Use it to: Remove makeup
Use Vaseline as a gentle makeup remover for dry or sensitive skin.
Rub the product over lids and then use a damp cloth or cotton pad to wipe away
Use it to: Sub in
for your eye cream
If your under-eyes are dry or you just want to prevent wrinkling,
try this inexpensive swap for eye cream. Just apply a tiny amount with your
ring finger after cleansing your face and removing makeup before you hit the
sheets. We bet you will totally notice a difference.
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BY SAMANTHA WILSON ON 4/29/2014 3:00:00 PM
POSTED IN skin problems, dry skin, sensitive skin, beauty, how to, tips, make-up, skin, lips, fast, cheap, best products