Monday, April 13, 2009

Vaseline...The One Stop Shop!

Vaseline/Petroleum Jelly should be in everyone's beauty regimen.... It has so many uses it's unbelievable! Here is a list of all the fantastic uses for it...

1. Put a coat on your eyelashes before you go to bed. Lots of people swear by this- and say it will make your lashes grow longer and thicker over time.

2. Put Vaseline on your elbows and knees everyday- they will stay soft!

3. Put a coat of Vaseline on your feet at night, cover them with some comfy socks and wake up to soft feet everyday!

4. Put Vaseline on chapped lips or use as a lip gloss

5. Apply Vaseline at perfume points before spraying perfume to keep scents lasting longer!

6. Put Vaseline on your cuticles several times a day for softer and better looking cuticles everyday!

7. Mix with Sea Salts to make a body scrub!

8. Use with cotton balls for a smooth make up remover!

9. Can be used as a moisturizer for acne sufferers ( it is a misconception that it clogs pores)

10. Apply under eye shadow for a shiny effect

11. Can be used to smooth and soothe skin after shaving

12. Helps to ease off stuck on rings

13. Tames unruly eyebrows

14. Conditions scalp pre-shampooing

15. Can help prevent chaffing

16. Prevents blisters when applied to feet

17. reduces scaling and itching associated with dandruff

18. Therapeutic when applied to lesions caused by poison ivy

19. Can protect against harmful hair dyeing, perming and straightening chemicals when used as a mask around the hairline

20. Use a tiny dab to give a quick shine to your shoes and purses

21. Apply just a touch to the ends of your hair to hide dry and split ends

22. Removes make up stains from clothing

23. Rub a small dab over your nail polish to make your week old manicure look new again!

24. Removes false eyelash glue from your lash line

25. Apply a small amount on dry spots on your body before fake tanning lotions are appplied to prevent uneven tanning!

2 Bonus uses posted by

* Shaving Sensitive and "Intimate" areas- i.e. bikini and underarms
- Coat area with a light layer (make sure not to use too much or it will clog your razor), DON"T use water with this shave!

* If your feeling & looking a little tired, you can use a very thin layer of Vaseline on the brow bone & cheek bone (by itself, sans color) to make your eyes appear hydrated. They w ill literally "pop" without the need for a cat nap or some heavy duty concealer.


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