Beauty Fix Friday: 10 uses for Vaseline

10 ways to use vaseline I always have Vaseline in my house. It’s just one of those staple items that’s always in my bathroom cabinet. I usually just use Vaseline for my dry lips and cracked/dry hands in the winter. I really hadn’t thought of many other ways to use it, but believe me – there are many ways. Vaseline shared with me 10 ways to use their iconic jelly… I’m printing my OWN blog post out so I can remember these different ways!

Shaving Treatment: 1. Shave your legs 2. Hydrate and Sooth your skin with the Vaseline – apply while your legs are damp 3. Apply warm washcloth to open pores and allow moisture to seep 4. Gently rub Vaseline on legs to lock in the moisture

Body Scrub: 1. Mix 2 tablespoons of Vaseline with 1 tablespoon of sea salt to create a scrub 2. Apply to legs and rub in a circular motion to buff skin gently and get rid of dry skin 3. Rinse scrub with warm water 4. Apply thin layer of Vaseline to heal dry skin

Moisturizing Hand Cream: 1. Before bed, apply layer of Vaseline all over your hands 2. Cover your hands with cotton gloves 3. Let hands soak in the Vaseline overnight 4. Remove gloves in the morning and dry off the remaining Vaseline

Foot Treatment: 1. Before bed, apply Vaseline to your heels and balls of feet 2. Cover with socks 3. Let feet soak overnight 4. Remove socks in the morning and wipe off remaining Vaseline

Face Scrub: 1. Mix 2 tablespoons of Vaseline with 1 tablespoon of fine sugar to create a scrub 2. Apply to face and rub in a circular motion to buff your skin and help get rid of dry skin 3. Rinse scrub off with warm water 4. Apply thin layer of Vaseline to moisturize your skin

Fitness Tip: 1. Before going for a run, apply Vaseline to your feet, arms and thighs to help prevent blisters and chafing

Moisturizing Blush and Eye Shadow: 1. Mix a dab of Vaseline with loose eye shadow or blush 2. Apply to cheeks for a dewy blush that lasts longer 3. Apply to eye lids for a shiny eye shadow that lasts longer

Manicure Treatment: 1. Apply a dab of Vaseline to fingernails to keep them resilient while also keeping the cuticles soft 2. Massage into fingers for 5 seconds each 3. Trim and style nails 4. Paint nails *5. Put Vaseline on rim of nail polish to prevent sticking

Diaper Rash Treatment: 1. Apply Vaseline to warm washcloth 2. Use warm washcloth to apply Vaseline to your baby’s bottom to help prevent diaper rash

Dual Purpose Eye Makeup Remover: 1. Easily remove eye makeup by applying Vaseline to a cloth 2. Gently rub the cloth over closed eyes until makeup is gone 3. Apply Vaseline to eyelids to lick in moisture 4. Apply Vaseline to Q-tip and dab under eyes to reduce the appearance of fine lines

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Audrey McClelland has been a digital influencer since 2005. She’s a mom of 5 and shares tips on her three favorite things: parenting, fashion and beauty. She’s also a Contemporary Romance Author.

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  1. 4.23.14
    Yolanda said:

    Cool, going to try all of these suggestions.

  2. 4.30.14
    Barbara J. Baker, DTM said:

    I found the information on avoiding stains on your black dresses or tops very helpful.

    And the vaseline usage was enlightening & helpful. However, is it true that Vaseline is a metal substance?

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