I always have a pot of Vaseline in my drawer, have done since my early teens and over the years I’ve discovered some weird and wonderful things you can use it for! So here’s a quick list:
1. Customise your cosmetics
Add Vaseline to any lose pigments from your eyes shadows, blush etc and mix them together to create a cream shadows and blush. You can also do this to make tinted lip balms.
2. Use it as a clear Mascara
On makeup free days or natural makeup days you can trade in your mascara for Vaseline by smoothing it over your lashes for a glossy and thicker look. It’s also a great eye lash conditioner!
3. Polish your shoes!
Bit of a weird one but my grandma once told me to use it for polishing my tan boots. This was quite recently and it gives them a great shine!
4. Get the perfect tan
Apply it to dry areas like elbows and knees before tanning as it acts as a barrier so that the tan won’t cling/go streaky in those places.
5. Gentle eye makeup remover
We all know how expensive makeup remover can be, but you can use Vaseline on the tip of a cotton bud to gently remove eye liner, mascara and I’ve even found when I used to use false lashes that it would help with removing the excess glue.
6. Soothe dry skin
Apply Vaseline to dry skin or cracked heels on your feet and then pop a pair of socks on. You can also do the same for hands and wear some gloves overnight. Really helps hydrate your skin.
7. Mess free manicure
Apply to your cuticles before painting your nails to keep the colour off your skin.
8. Remove makeup stains from clothing
With a damp cloth, Vaseline can be used to help lift makeup stains from your clothing, pillow cases and bedding.
9. Instant Highlighter
Just use a small amount on the high points of your face for a natural dewy highlight. You can also use it on your shins to make your legs glow.
10. Smooth that baby hair!
You can smooth down your baby hairs or frizz by using small amounts of Vaseline in replace of hair product.
11. Prep skin for fragrance
Moisturised skin holds fragrance for longer, apply Vaseline before you spray.
12. DIY lip scrub
Add some sugar to your Vaseline to make your own DIY lip scrub.
13. DIY shower/bath sea salt scrub
Add Sea salt to your Vaseline to make your own DIY body scrub with moisturising benefits.
14. Take those brows
Add a very small amount of Vaseline to your eyebrow brush to help shape your brows perfectly.
15. Help stubborn earrings slide in
If you’re like me and don’t wear earrings too often, the holes can sometimes be difficult when trying to put earrings in. Add a small amount of Vaseline to your ear lobe and over the earring to help it slide in with no problems.
Let me know down below if you have any Vaseline tips!
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