15 Surprising Beauty Tips Using Vaseline

No handbag would be complete without that little blue tin of petroleum jelly. And while it’s not actually that great as a lip balm (it locks in moisture, rather than actively hydrating cracked lips), the multi-beauty purposes of your Vaseline lip therapy tin make it pretty much the best £1.45 you can spend. Don’t believe us? Read on for 15 unexpected beauty tricks all performed by that lowly little round pot.

This article was first published April 10, 2016

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