Usually people like to find something more
sophisticated to moisturize their skin than using the old
fashioned petroleum jelly, Vaseline. Vaseline is 100% pure
petroleum jelly that comes in tubs of various sizes. A travel
size of 1.75oz or 49g is available as well as larger tubs.
Vaseline also make products for lips. Vaseline is a low cost
solution to dry and chapped skin.
Uses of Vaseline
The only active ingredient
of Vaseline is white petrolatum USP (100%).
Vaseline helps protect the skin from the drying
effects of wind and cold weather.
Although, Vaseline is for
protecting minor cuts, scrapes and burns, you
should not use it on deep or puncture wounds,
animal bites or serious burns.
The uses of Vaseline range from moisturizes
skin to healing dryness. However, not many people really use
Vaseline as a skin moisturizer if there are
other products that they can afford to use.
Many people with sensitive skin uses
Vaseline to avoid allergies from added ingredients of other
brands of skin care products.