4 Best Ways To Use Petroleum Jelly In Winters

Skin CareBy Onlymyhealth editorial teamJan 06, 2021

Almost every household has a box of petroleum jelly with them and it is mostly used in winter season. A little amount of petroleum jelly can help you fight many skin problems. Here are some uses of petroleum jelly and ways to apply it. 

1. Prevents dry skin

The most important benefit of petroleum jelly is that it helps in preventing dry skin. Petroleum jelly has medicinal properties present in it that help in moisturizing and maintaining the softness of the skin. Before bedtime, massage your face with petroleum jelly. This helps in prevention of dry skin and face glow. Using petroleum jelly can also reduce itching and burning in the skin. 

2. No cracked heels 

You can apply petroleum jelly throughout the day, especially before going to bed. In winter season, there are high chances of facing cracked heels. You can soak your feet in lukewarm soapy water. Then, use a scrubber to remove the layer of the dry thick skin. Then, dry the skin using a towel. Now, apply petroleum jelly on your heels and wear cotton socks. This helps in treating and preventing cracked heels. 

3. Good for nails 

If the skin around your nails is tearing off, then also petroleum jelly can help in curing it. Petroleum jelly is thick and good for your cuticles as it contains vitamin E. Therefore, petroleum jelly is good for your nails too. 

4. Prevents body odor

A lot of people face the trouble of body odor in winters. So, you can apply petroleum jelly on your body before applying perfume. This will help in maintaining the perfume's fragrance in your body, resulting in prevention of body odor. So, use these tips this winter and make good use of petroleum jelly. 

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