1. Heals Cracked Feet
Petroleum gel is one of the best cures to heal cracked feet and make your feet softer. Rub a coat of gel on your feet during night and pull on a pair of socks. A week of this can soften the most hardened, neglected heels!
Petroleum gel is one of the best cures to heal cracked feet and make your feet softer2. Heals Cuticle
Cuticles are made up of protein and they tend to become dry and cracked when the skin loses its moisture. We're not suggesting you wash your hands less frequently, but soaps can dry out the hands and the first signs of dryness typically show up around the nails. The non-greasy layer of petroleum gel will protect your cuticles from the loss of moisture and prevents dryness.
3. Makeup Highlighter
A little dab of petroleum gel can work as a highlighter when you are putting on makeup. Once you're done with your basic makeup, take a cotton and dab it with a little petroleum jelly, apply it over your cheeks and nose bridge. It's really easy and can give you natural highlights. What's better? It doesn't leave your skin feeling dry and stretchy. Tip: If you are prone to oiliness around your nose or have acne prone skin, then you might want to steer clear of this one.
If you don't tend to wear earrings regularly then wearing them on occasion can be a pain, quite literally! For an easy way out, use your petroleum gel and rub it on your ear holes before putting on your earrings. Not only will it make wearing the earrings easier, you will experience that wearing the large hoops for longer hours also becomes pain-free.
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