Vaseline

Save or Splurge? Aquaphor Healing Ointment vs. Vaseline Petroleum Jelly

Is Aquaphor's formula worth paying for, or should you just opt for good ol' Vaseline? Plus, what's the diff between mineral oil and petrolatum?

I love a good ointment. When I get a prescription for topical eczema medication, I always ask for an ointment, not a cream, because I think it’s more effective for my dry skin. So when I noticed a tube of Aquaphor Healing Ointment in my sister’s house, I was excited to give it a try. My hands were feeling pretty dry in that Vegas winter weather. After I scanned the ingredient list, I decided not to use it because it contains lanolin. Unfortunately, my skin isn’t a fan of…

Why I love using Vaseline on extremely dry skin

I recently discovered that good ol' Vaseline is a miracle worker for my dry, flaky skin patches—and it turns out that dermatologists agree.

After my less-than-ideal experience with Laneige Water Bank Moisture Cream, I am wary of trying any other Laneige products unless someone I trust fervently recommends it to me. Even though I always hear lots of good buzz around Laneige’s Lip Sleeping Mask, I’m not really tempted to try it because I have something that works for just a fraction of the price: Vaseline.

Vaseline Lip Therapy Rosy Lips Mini Review: Your secret to soft, rosy lips even in the winter

This cute little tub can protect your lips from cold, dry winters—and even make them look rosy and glossy, too.

Vaseline is one of the products that was always in my family’s medicine cabinet growing up. It’s extremely oily, so it leaves residue on your skin, on your clothes, and basically on anything that you touch—but I haven’t found anything that’s more effective at sealing in moisture and smoothing dry, flaky skin, without aggravating my eczema. This winter, I owe a big thank you to Vaseline Lip Therapy Rosy Mini for hydrating my lips.