Beauty Benefits of Petroleum Jelly 


How’s your weekend going on??? I’m enjoying a lazy cozy weekend…  I love being lazy doing nothing on weekends..😊

So, today I’m gonna share some of the uses of Petroleum Jelly in your beauty regime. 💆

Read on to know how you can make most of a simple petroleum jelly. 

Face Care 👰

  • Eyebrows

Apply little quantity of Petroleum Jelly on your eyebrows and comb them in desired direction. This will keep them in shape all day long. 

  • Eyelashes 

Applying a thin layer of Petroleum Jelly to eyelashes before going to bed, helps them to grow long and thick. 

  • Glossy eyeshadow 

Apply a thin layer of jelly on eyelids and apply eyeshadow.  This will help the eyeshadow last longer and gives a glossy effect. 

  • Makeup remover

Removing makeup with the help of Petroleum Jelly helps not only in keeping skin clean but also in improving skin condition and keeping wrinkles away. 

  • Bye bye dry lips 💋

You can mix sugar with petroleum jelly to make a gentle lip scrub. Or application of jelly on lips before bed time will also helps in achieving a soft plump lips overnight. 

  • Customized lip gloss 

Want to get a lip gloss similar to that of your favorite lipstick??? You don’t have to make a hole in your pocket for this. All you need to do is apply your favorite lipstick and apply a layer of Petroleum Jelly over it. There you go…!!! A glossy pout…  💋

More lip care tips here. 
Body Care:👸

  • Bronze 

Some people love applying bronzer to get that s*xy tanned look. Before applying bronze, apply petroleum jelly to make the skin soft and application even. 

  • Soft Body scrub

You can mix sugar, salt or coffee powder with Vaseline and use it to scrub away dead skin cells from your body. Vaseline will add moisture, while sugar/salt/coffee removes dead skin cells. 

  • Long lasting fragrance 

In order to make your perfume last longer, apply petroleum jelly before applying perfume. The jelly holds the perfume and makes it last longer. 

More information about Perfumes here. 
Hair care💇

  • As a styling gel

If you want to style or set your hair, rub a bit of Petroleum Jelly on your fingers and run the fingers over your hair to set your hairdo. But do not use in large quantity as it will make hair look greasy. 

  • Split end problem 

Apply petroleum jelly on dry ends. Keep it for 15-20 minutes. Wash it off with water. Over the period of time, it will seal the split ends with moisture and you will have happy hair

  • Coloring

Apply jelly over hairline before applying henna or hair color. This will avoid the mess and Skin allergies caused by coloring agents.  

Nail Care💅

  • For that perfect manicure 

When we apply nail paint, we end up spilling it on cuticle as well.  We all face that problem. Right???  sob Next time when you paint your nails, just apply a bit of Petroleum Jelly on cuticles without touching nails. So this will avoid that messy cuticle problem post manicure. 

  • For adding moisture 

Cuticle need some moisture. In order to avoid the dried cuticles, apply some jelly on them to keep them hydrated and healthy. 

  • Shining nails

Applying petroleum jelly on nails not only gives shine it also helps them grow long and strong. 

Are you a nail Polish lover??? Do check this…  

Accessories Care👗

  • Adding shine to Bag/Shoes 

If you want to add the shine to your old shoes or bag, just apply a layer of Petroleum Jelly on them. Keep it for ten minutes. Clean them with dry cloth. 

  • Makeup stain on clothes 

Worried about the stains on your favorite cloth??  Don’t…  Just apply a bit of Petroleum Jelly over it and wash it regularly. 

Tattoo Care🎀

Do check this article to know the uses of Petroleum Jelly for taking care of tattoo. 
Baby care:👨‍👨‍👧

  • Avoid the diaper rashes

Nowadays all the babies look like a super heroes. With a big waist. All thanks to diapers which they wear all day long.  But, due to constant contact with moisture, they do get rashes. In order to avoid that, apply petroleum jelly on clean and dry skin of baby, before putting the diapers. The petroleum jelly acts as a barrier between the baby’s skin and the diaper thus protecting skin from getting rashes. 

Hope you find this useful…  😇

Do let me know if you know any other beauty uses of Petroleum Jelly. 


Pallavi 💋

Author: Mygirlypedia

Encyclopedia of A Girly Girl...

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