15 Unique Uses For Vaseline
Edited By Stephanie Dawson
Vaseline, also known as petroleum jelly, is a great staple kept in many family homes. Its famous for its anti-chafing properties but there are several other interesting uses of Vaseline than can amaze you and be beneficial.
1. Avoids Lipstick on your teeth
People often get lipstick on their teeth. They can avoid it by putting a small amount of Vaseline on their teeth to keep them slick. This technique is used by beauty contestants and experts.
2. Makes your hair look healthier
Vaseline can be used on your hair to make it look healthier. Apply a small amount of Vaseline to the ends of your hair and see the difference.
3. Threads of glue
You can put a thick coating of Vaseline on the threads of glue tubes or any screw cap for easy removal.
4. Leather stuff
You can keep the luster of your leather shoes, handbag, or jacket longer by polishing them with petroleum jelly.
5. Hair dye
You can avoid the harsh chemicals of hair dye and coloring ears and forehead by applying Vaseline to your hair line and the areas that you want to prevent from the dye.
You can make your scent last longer but applying Vaseline to your wrist then spraying your perfume on it.
7. Chewing gum remover
If you are find bubble gum stuck under the table or on any wooden shelf put some Vaseline on the offending wad and keep rubbing it until the gums comes out, then remove it.
15 Unique Uses For Vaseline
8. Removes Tight Ring
You don’t have to struggle to remove rings from your fingers. Apply some Vaseline to your fingers to remove them, they will come off with ease.
9. Prevents Diaper Rash
Protect your baby from experiencing the pain of diaper rash. Vaseline petroleum jelly has the power to protect your baby from these rashes. Apply a protective coat on the skin and keep your baby healthy.
10. No-more Shampoo Tears
Looking for no-more tears shampoo for your child? Here is a solution. Apply Vaseline to their eyebrows, this will act as a protective shield against shampoo coming into the eyes.
11. Removes Water Rings
Do you often find marks of rings on furniture made by glasses of water or cups of tea? Here is a perfect solution, put some Vaseline on the furniture and let it stay overnight. This will remove the marks from your furniture.
12. Birthday Candle
In case of emergency you can dip the birthday candle in the jar of Vaseline to make it last longer.
13. Keeps ants away
You can protect pet food from ants that may attack their food bowl. Apply Vaseline around the bottom of the bowl to keep ants away.
14. Protects Car Battery
Vaseline can prevent your car battery from corrosion. The white metallic build-up on the terminals of your battery can be avoided by applying Vaseline to them.
15. Heals cracked heels
Keep your heels and feet smoother and softer by applying petroleum jelly to them. Apply and put on socks for 15-20 minutes or overnight. This will repair your cracked heels and leave them smoother and softer.