12 beauty hacks of Vaseline that will surprise you

Vaseline probably isn’t the first thing you think of when considering makeup-bag essentials. but to your surprise, it is an essential thing which should be there in your make up bag wherever you go. You don’t believe me then check these Vaseline hacks.

It subs in for mascara

If you don’t love mascara but still crave defined lashes, coat them with a little Vaseline for a glossy finish. Petroleum jelly not only leaves lashes conditioned, but it’s even rumored to help them grow.

Rid of split ends

Split ends are girls worst enemy, so for a quick shine and remedy to that, apply some petroleum jelly which will treat the ends that are damaged.

Remove lipstick

Lipsticks tend to get stained onto our slips once in a while, so be a lady and instead of licking it off, rub Vaseline on it and remove the lipstick.

Make your perfume stay longer

Want to make your perfume stay for longer, apply some Vaseline to the area that you are going to spray your perfume and this will let the fragrance last for longer.


Elbows and heels become oh-so-dry every now and then, just a little bit of Vaseline will give them the right moisturizing.

Prevent scars from forming

If you accidentally burn yourself with a curling iron (happens to the best of us), try applying a thin layer of Vaseline over the wound to minimize future scarring.

Use it as a cuticle cream

Keeps your manicure looking pristine with this affordable (and efficient) alternative for healing cracked cuticles

Glowing legs

Make your legs glow. Mix Vaseline with your fave liquid bronzer. Spread the formula on your legs for a shiny, glowy look.

Easily used for piercing

Put pierced earrings in more easily. You know how when you haven’t worn earrings for a while, it can be hard to get them through the hole? Sometimes, it hurts! Rub Vaseline on your lobes, and you’ll have a much easier time.

Highlight cheekbones

This trick is used backstage by dozens of makeup artists every fashion month and it’s the easiest way to give your skin a natural glow. Just add a little Vaseline to your index finger and gently smudge along your cheekbone to give skin a radiant shine that will last for hours.

Prevent hair dye from running

Stop color from bleeding onto your forehead when you’re doing an at-home dye by smudging Vaseline all along your hair line and slightly down onto your forehead. It will act as a barrier between your skin and the dye, preventing any pigment from being absorbed.

It eliminates self-tanner streakiness

Rub a little Vaseline along your wrists, ankles, elbows, and knees before applying self-tanner to keep the formula from clinging to any dry areas and avoid patchiness.

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