How To use Vaseline For Acne
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How to Use Vaseline for Acne

How to Use Vaseline for Acne. Puberty is always difficult to handle and when it comes to skin texture changes in teenage it’s most drastic and scared too. Almost all of us went through a similar situation in this initial year although self-esteem is something very sensitive at this stage and can be affected by taunts and so on. Most common skin problem in this time is acne. Usually, acne starts with hair follicles plugged with dead skin cells. However, using pharmaceutical products sometimes exaggerate the issues and worsen the acne. Therefore using homemade remedies are always a safe option for such a situation. Vaseline and petroleum jelly is another option to try and remove acne.

How To use Vaseline For Acne
How To use Vaseline For Acne

What does Vaseline do for acne?

Basically, Vaseline gives dual action as it can protect our skin from environmental pollution and also repairs the damaged skin by providing moisture to the skin. Nowadays it’s impossible to avoid pollution contact thus Vaseline provides protective cover to avoid harmful substances. However, it also helps in rejuvenating the damaged skin by cuts, cracked skin, dry skin etc.

How to use Vaseline to treat acne?

Here I will share three methods to use Vaseline for acne treatment.

First method:

Before bed wash your face with warm water and moisturize your face with a moisturizer. Then dry using a soft towel and apply Vaseline on the face. In the morning simply wash your face with warm water and then some splashes of cold water. These procedures are best for oily skin type as it opens the closed pores and also helps in cleansing.

Second Method:

In this method, you need cocoa butter with Vaseline as cocoa butter help in diminishing spots and cleanse the opened pores which are one of the main reasons for acne.

You need:

  • Cocoa butter
  • Vaseline

How to apply?

  • Mix a half teaspoon of cocoa butter with Vaseline and make a smooth paste.
  • Apply this paste on the washed face before bedtime.
  • Wash with warm and then cold water in the morning.

It helps in face whitening and softening also. However, this procedure is safe for all skin type but works better for dry skin or in winter weather.

Third method:

In this method, you will need aloe Vera gel with Vaseline.You can either use freshly extracted aloe Vera gel or you can get it from the pharmaceuticals. Aloe Vera is a very important and effective treatment for acne and thus helps in reducing acne naturally without any side effects.


  • Aloe Vera gel
  • Vaseline

Procedure to use:

  • Make sure your face is washed and cleansed.
  • Mix Aloe Vera gel with half part Vaseline and apply on the face.
  • Do not over massage the affected area as it can worsen the acne.
  • Leave the paste overnight and then wash with lukewarm water in the morning.

Aloe Vera is known for its healing property and helps make you look fresh and shiny. In fact, this remedy is useful for acne and acne scars. Gradually it removes the dark spots and the open pores caused by acne.

Hope you like the methods as they are simple and really expensive. In addition, you can try them without any harmful side effects.

How To use Vaseline For Acne
How To use Vaseline For Acne