Vaseline or petroleum jelly has been around for thy kingdom come and is a staple in every household. Most often used for to moisturise skin, it can also have a number of other uses, some of which you may not have known of.

  1. Back Pain: For a quick fix, warm some Vaseline in a microwave, and apply it to the area. You will get some relief 
  2. Paws pads:  Even our pet pooches are not free from sore paws. Vaseline will provide the much-required relief.
  3. Inexpensive exfoliating scrub: This is a great way to save on some money.  Simply mix equal portions of sea salt or sugar with Vaseline, and voila, you have some scrub at your disposal.
  4. Troublesome jewellery: Have issues with putting your earring on? Then a simple dab of Vaseline around your earlobes should do the trick, and help you put your jewellery on easily.
  5. Glowing skin: Want to have the shiny and glowing skins like you seen on celebs? Then apply Vaseline on your legs and see the difference
  6. Hair Moisturiser:  Keep your hair well-moisturised with Vaseline. Make sure you don’t overdo it, else you will end up with a mop of greasy and oily hair which defeats the purpose
  7. Long lasting perfume / cologne:  Apply a wee bit of Vaseline on your wrists, behind your ears, and the back of your knees, before you spray on your perfume. This is a cool hack to make your perfume or cologne last longer.