01/11A little pot of this can be your one stop shop for all things beauty

A little pot of this can be your one stop shop for all things beauty

If you run out of a product to remove your makeup or just want to find something more inexpensive to do the job, then look no further. Petroleum jelly can work its magic without causing any irritation, especially on sensitive skin. All you have to do is rub it on your face (make sure you don't forget the areas around your eyes) and use a cotton swab to wipe it all away.


02/11Can keep your face warm

Can keep your face warm

Yes, as absurd as it might sound, petroleum jelly can work wonders in keeping your face warm during the winters. It is able to function this way because it can lock in the heat once it is applied to your face.


03/11Heals dry cuticles

Heals dry cuticles

Now, you don't need cuticle oil to come to your rescue because petroleum jelly will do the trick instead. Just apply some petroleum jelly to your cuticles and massage them well. The jelly will hydrate and moisturise them and will keep them from drying.


04/11Prevents lipstick from staining your teeth

Prevents lipstick from staining your teeth

Don't you hate it when you go to a party and someone points out that you have lipstick on your teeth? Just apply some vaseline on your lips and it will prevent lipstick from staining your teeth. It will also keep your lips moisturised throughout so you don't need to worry about chapped lips.


05/11Save split ends

Save split ends

A lot of things can contribute to hair damage. While the constant heat styling does make hair look polished for the moment but it adds to split ends. The sun and wind contribute to the damage too. Petroleum jelly can reduce the look of split ends and add shine to your hair. Rub a small amount of jelly between your palms and apply to hair ends.


06/11Prevent skin stains from hair dye or nail polish

Prevent skin stains from hair dye or nail polish

This has to be one of the most efficient hacks! Apply petroleum jelly along your hairline to prevent hair dye from staining your skin. This also works if you like to paint your nails at home. A barrier of petroleum jelly is easy to wipe away when you’re done.


07/11Relieve razor burn

Relieve razor burn

Before you get in the shower to shave your legs, stick some jelly in your freezer. After you’ve shaved, apply the cold jelly liberally to your legs. It’s cool, soothing, and moisturizing, and leaves behind a gorgeous glow!


08/11Use it as a highlighter

Use it as a highlighter

Achieving that dewy look requires fewer beauty products than you realise. Some people think you need this product to match that, to get that natural glow that took forever to put on. But it's simple really. Just use some of the jelly on the apple of your cheeks and brow bones and you got yourself a soft glow.


09/11Treats cracked heels

Treats cracked heels

Probably one of the most common uses of the jelly is to treat your heels from all the cracking. It not only works well, but it also makes your skin soft and clean. To achieve this, lather a good amount of it on your feet, put some socks on and leave it on all night. In the morning you'll notice a huge difference.


10/11Eyebrow gel

Eyebrow gel

Running low on beauty products? A great way to use petroleum jelly is as an eyebrow gel to tame wild brows. Dip a brush in some of the jelly and use it on your brow to keep it all in place. If you are in need of some tinted gel, just mix Vaseline and an eye shadow into a paste and you are good to go.