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Mandy Ann

Vaseline as a moisturizer??

I'm just reading some reviews on makeupalley.com and a lot of people said vaseline was great for their face and it really moisturizes.

Is that a big no no for acne prone skin?

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i used to use vaseline as a moisturiser only when i was in the house and i knew i was'nt going out!! any other moisturiser used to bring me out in acne :( (believe me i used to spend a fortune trying to find a suitable one) i used to get the odd surface spot but nothing to drastic with vaseline. I've found an alternative which is still thick and greasy but works for me it's cu3 tissue repair with copper peptides, i got it after laser treatment and now buy it as a moisturiser :) Hope this helps

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Ick, not on my face except maybe my lips. Even if it is non-comedogenic (which I'm unsure about as I have read both that it is and it isn't), it would feel horrible. on my skin You definitely couldn't wear any makeup with it and you'd look extremely shiny.

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Yeah it would be way too greasy for my face, wouldn't it.. ahh oh well.. thanks everyone! lol

I think i'll keep using it under my eyes and on my lips and such. I have read reviews of a bunch of people using vaseline on their under eyes and they are like age 65 and have no undereye wrinkles.

I'm only 17 and i'm already worrying about wrinkles :lol::wall:

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It robs your skin of its natural oils and attracts bacteria. Not to mention that it's extremely greasy.

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Hey,

I would suggest you do some research and decide. Personally, i dont think that vaseline is comedogenic.

I usually use it on my lips. I also swim , and that leaves my face incredibly dry. I use vaseline all over.

When I was previously burning my face with bp, i would have big black burnt skin flaking all over the place and these disgusting BP wrinkels. Vaseline was the only thing that made those go away. I tried using vitamin E gel, but it didnt do enuf. SOmetimes I would just rip open a vit E capsule and put the Vit E oil allover, that helped, but the oil stank!

ANyways this site http://www.answers.com/topic/petroleum-jelly says that :

"The finest grade of petroleum jelly is also adapted for use as a pomade for the hair. It is also used for treating chapped hands or lips, toenail fungus, and nosebleeds. Because the oil protects skin from the atmosphere and air-borne bacteria it may shorten healing time. Petroleum jelly may also be used as a lubricant when shaving with a razor."

this site has tips with what to do with vaseline http://www.rd.com/extraordinaryuses/openCo...contentId=23982

"If you don't want to pay a lot for expensive lip balm, makeup remover, or even facial moisturizer, then your answer is a tube of petroleum jelly. It can soothe lips, take off foundation, eye shadow, mascara, and more. It will even act as a moisturizer on your face. "

http://www.zerozits.com/Articles/acnedetect.htm

the aboe site rates ingredients on how irritating they are to your skin and how comedogenic they are. It rates petroleum jelly (petrolatum) as 0 in irritation and 0 in comedogenic.

ANyways hope this helps.

Gagan

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Hey,

I would suggest you do some research and decide. Personally, i dont think that vaseline is comedogenic.

I usually use it on my lips. I also swim , and that leaves my face incredibly dry. I use vaseline all over.

When I was previously burning my face with bp, i would have big black burnt skin flaking all over the place and these disgusting BP wrinkels. Vaseline was the only thing that made those go away. I tried using vitamin E gel, but it didnt do enuf. SOmetimes I would just rip open a vit E capsule and put the Vit E oil allover, that helped, but the oil stank!

ANyways this site http://www.answers.com/topic/petroleum-jelly says that :

"The finest grade of petroleum jelly is also adapted for use as a pomade for the hair. It is also used for treating chapped hands or lips, toenail fungus, and nosebleeds. Because the oil protects skin from the atmosphere and air-borne bacteria it may shorten healing time. Petroleum jelly may also be used as a lubricant when shaving with a razor."

this site has tips with what to do with vaseline http://www.rd.com/extraordinaryuses/openCo...contentId=23982

"If you don't want to pay a lot for expensive lip balm, makeup remover, or even facial moisturizer, then your answer is a tube of petroleum jelly. It can soothe lips, take off foundation, eye shadow, mascara, and more. It will even act as a moisturizer on your face. "

http://www.zerozits.com/Articles/acnedetect.htm

the aboe site rates ingredients on how irritating they are to your skin and how comedogenic they are. It rates petroleum jelly (petrolatum) as 0 in irritation and 0 in comedogenic.

ANyways hope this helps.

Gagan

Does it ever fully absorb or do you have to just be sticky all the time?

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