The use of Vaseline or for that purpose any other petroleum jelly is always a controversial topic when it comes to acne problems. Almost every other teenager is affected by acne problems. Many dermatologists believe that Vaseline or any other petroleum jelly clogs the skin and support the growth of pimples.
Well, Vaseline can be a cure if used in the proper way. In this article, we’ll look at how to use Vaseline for acne problems. We’ve prepared the best method to fight acne using Vaseline. Let’s dive right in.
The remedy that we’re about to make is a one that should be instantly made and used. Make sure that you don’t store the mixture.
- In a bowl, just take some Vaseline and mix it with Aloe Vera gel. The gel needs to be freshly extracted. Now add a few drops of rosewater to it.
- This is the basic recipe. Now let’s know about how to use it. Just wash your face with any herbal face wash.
- Now on a cleaned skin, apply the mixture gently. Make sure that your face is covered with the mixture save your eyes.
- Apply it in order to spread the mixture. Make sure that you apply limited amount of mixture so that your skin is not very oily.
- Now if your skin type is oily, just add more of Aloe Vera gel and less Vaseline. Also, you should add a few extra drops of rosewater.
- In case of a dry skin, add more Vaseline than Aloe Vera gel. A few drops of rosewater would be more than enough for this skin type.
- After spreading the mixture on your face, just wait for 15-20 minutes. In this time, the gel and the rosewater would be absorbed by the skin and the Vaseline would moisturize the skin.
- Now wash your face with a mild herbal face wash. Don’t go for a chemical based cosmetic face wash as it would neutralize the benefits of this remedy.
- Use cold water to wash your face. Wait for 15 minutes.
- Now use rosewater with cold water to wash your face. Don’t use any soap or facewash this time.
There’s one more effective way of using the mixture. As the use of Vaseline has always been controversial, we’ll mention it but recommend to use this method not more than once a week. Well, the mixture is the same but the usage is different.
Just wash your face with any herbal face wash. Now, apply the mixture and leave it overnight. Make sure to use this remedy just before going to bed. This remedy is more effective for certain people as the time of absorption is increased considerably.
Also, in a few cases of oily skin type, it may make the skin more oily. Make sure to add more Aloe Vera gel in case your skin is oily.
Using the remedy on a daily basis would be the most effective way to use it. Also, make sure to take a one day break when you won’t apply anything on your skin.