Have you ever noticed that every dermatologist recommends Vaseline for dry skin in winters? Well, it is a lifesaving product for people with dry skin especially in winters. Vaseline is a mixture of waxes, certain mineral oils. It is a semisolid jelly-like substance.
Vaseline contains 100 percent petroleum jelly. It can be used on skin, to heal skin wounds, and even as makeup remover.
Uses of Vaseline:
- Healing of injured skin:
Vaseline is used to heal small cuts, wounds, and also to keep the wound moist. This helps the wound to heal up quickly and prevents any scar from becoming itchy or deep.
- Prevents friction:
Chafing is a skin irritation that occurs when the body parts are rubbing together. This can lead to formation of blisters. So in order to prevent chafing our Vaseline is used.
- Treats diaper rash:
Diaper rash is very common in babies. The best possible way to prevent rashes in babies is by using our Vaseline. With right care and proper application of this Vaseline the diaper rash in your baby should clear in just 3 to 4 days.
- Rehydrate nails:
Vaseline is also used in curing pedicures and manicures. By applying the Vaseline to your nails and cuticles you will certainly get a better result. The stiffness and chipping of your nails will be stopped. So, apply Vaseline when your nails are wet.
- Moisturize your hand and face:
Vaseline is best in preventing your skin from drying out. It is the best moisturizer and used widely during cold or allergy season. Vaseline is also best in healing cracked heels. By applying Vaseline thoroughly on your body one can get the desired result.
Dr. Sayyam Azam is a certified dermatologist who has specialized in Clinical Dermatology (Pakistan) and Aesthetic Medicine (US). During her specialization, she was involved in multiple clinical as well as aesthetic dermatological procedures such as botox, fillers, and chemical peels. As a licensed dermatologist, she is now running a state-of-the- art Aesthetic Center (The Face Clinic) in Multan, Pakistan.
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