13 Crazy Awesome Uses for Vaseline
Vaseline costs about five dollars and has a nearly infinite number of uses. From the basic—use it to prevent and soothe chapped skin during harsh winter weather—to the more bizarre—some people apply Vaseline ($5) to the inside of light bulb sockets and glue bottles to prevent sticking—good old-fashioned petroleum jelly is one multitasking beauty product that doesn’t limit itself to the realm of beauty.
Keep reading to find out 13 more unexpected uses for this longtime medicine cabinet staple!
Moisturized skin holds scent better, so rub some Vaseline on your pulse points before you spritz to make your fragrance last longer.
Use Vaseline to tame frizz and seal dry split ends, and even to keep unruly eyebrows in place.
If you’re embracing the no-makeup look, trade in your mascara for Vaseline. Smooth it over your lashes for a fuller set of dark, glossy eyelashes. Bonus tip: Vaseline also makes a great lash conditioner.
Use a small amount of Vaseline on dry spots before applying self-tanner. It will act as a barrier, preventing streaks and stains in areas it would otherwise cling to. Apply it around the hairline before applying at-home colour to prevent hair dye stains too.
Dry lips? Add a bit of sugar to your Vaseline to make your own lip scrub. Or mix it with sea salt, and use the mixture in the shower as a body scrub with moisturizing benefits.
How do you use Vaseline? Add your crazy awesome uses to our list in the comments below!