01/5Did you know about these uses of petroleum jelly?

Did you know about these uses of petroleum jelly?

If there's one thing most of you have handy at your places it has to be a jar or bottle of vaseline. Petroleum jelly has been serving us for ages and before us, it served our mums and before them even our grandmums! It's one of the most versatile beauty and skincare products to have on hand and is arguably amongst the healthiest things you can use. But while you may believe that petroleum jelly can only come to your rescue for chapped lips, there's actually a lot more it can do. So, here are some uses of petroleum jelly that you absolutely should know about.


02/5Can prevent the formation of scars

Can prevent the formation of scars

Plenty of times we burn ourselves with a styling tool and don't really know how to fix it. That's where petroleum jelly steps in. Just apply a thick layer of it to your burn and it'll ensure that the burn doesn't turn into a scar. This way your skin will stay safer too.


03/5Can get rid of dandruff

Can get rid of dandruff

Now, this one might come as a surprise to you but yes, petroleum jelly can actually work wonders in getting rid of dandruff. All you need to do is apply it to your roots for a while before shampooing your hair and you'll notice the difference in no time. It can also reduce itching and scaling in your scalp.


04/5Prevents lipstick from staining teeth

Prevents lipstick from staining teeth

Don't you hate it when you accidentally end up with lipstick stains on your teeth? Well, petroleum jelly can help you prevent that too! Just apply some of it to your lips before you put on your lipstick and it'll help create a layer between your teeth and lips. Plus, it'll also help keep your lips moisturised.


05/5Can repair cracked heels

Can repair cracked heels

Cracked heels are a huge pain, quite literally! One effective way to ensure that your heels become as soft as a baby's bottom is to apply some petroleum jelly on them regularly. It'll help provide moisture to your heels and will keep them hydrated and thus make your skin soft again!