The skin is an amazing organ to be in. Constantly protecting the body from external influences so that you can do what you do best – live. But even an organ as amazing as your skin is vulnerable to the effects of factors such as harsh skin care products, low humidity and sun exposure, that can cause skin to become dry.

And while dry skin is something many of us experience, dealing with its effects can be difficult. Dry skin can lead to discomfort due to symptoms such as skin cracking, flakiness, itching, and a feeling of tightness. As dry skin often results from a loss of moisture in the outer skin layer, there is a simple solution to help address it. What might that be, you may wonder? Look no further than the moisturising goodness of Vaseline Petroleum Jelly range.

Vaseline Petroleum Jelly is triple purified and dermatologically tested for an effective formulation that makes giving your skin some replenishing care, simple. Read on to discover how!

Vaseline Petroleum Jelly for Dry Skin

Before you begin slathering on some Vaseline petroleum jelly on your skin, you’re likely wondering, ‘How is petroleum jelly good for my skin?’. Well, Vaseline Petroleum Jelly has established itself as a reliable household essential, known for its moisturizing properties, assistance in the healing of minor cuts and scrapes, and protection from moisture loss.

When using Vaseline, it helps to create the environment for skin to heal itself, so that you can restore your skin’s radiance, softness and suppleness. Over the years, Vaseline has evolved to offer a variety of petroleum jelly products containing a range of skin-nourishing ingredients designed to relieve dry skin, leaving it looking hydrated and healthy . Let’s explore these exciting variants and what they can do to help you restore moisture to dry skin.

Vaseline® Blue Seal Aloe Fresh Petroleum Jelly

Aloe vera is an amazing plant, known for its moisturising, antiseptic and soothing properties, making it a great ingredient for skin hydration. Vaseline® Blue Seal Aloe Fresh is a light, moisturising petroleum jelly. Its formulation locks in moisture without clogging pores, making it highly effective on problems areas like the elbows or feet. So, to lock in moisture and reveal supple, happy, hydrated skin, give the refreshing and restoring Vaseline Aloe petroleum jelly a try.

Vaseline® Blue Seal Cocoa Butter Petroleum Jelly

Known as an emollient ingredient, cocoa butter can be really beneficial for dry skin as it works to moisturise your skin, keeping it soft, smooth, and healthy-looking. The thick consistency of Vaseline’s petroleum jelly helps to seal moisture into skin and create a protective layer over it.Formulated to contain nourishing goodness, this jelly is ideal for soothing and hydrating dry skin. And while it’s great to use all year round, try using the Vaseline Cocoa Butter petroleum jelly during winter and say farewell to dry winter skin.

Using petroleum jelly on the skin offers numerous benefits, and there are various ways to do it—such as slugging—to moisturise, restore, and protect your skin. T Let’s unpack the process of a slugging a bit more.

Slugging with Vaseline for Happy, Hydrated Skin

If the term "slugging" is unfamiliar to you, you're not alone, as this beauty treatment has only gained popularity in recent years.. But while it may be new, it can be quite effective in helping to deeply nourish dry skin. Slugging is a skin beauty treatment where you apply a thin layer of Vaseline petroleum jelly on your skin as the last step in your night-time beauty routine*. The protective layer of Vaseline then helps to prevent the loss of moisture throughout the evening, while also locking in the other skin care ingredients you’ve applied to help amp up their effectiveness.

*Note: Should not be used in conjunction with retinols, AHAs, BHAs and PHAs.

Also, because Vaseline petroleum jelly is non-comedogenic, you don’t have to worry about it clogging your pores. So you can wake up to skin that looks and feels great! Note, however, that Vaseline petroleum jelly is not recommended for acne-prone skin.

If dry skin is something you’re dealing with, give Vaseline Petroleum Jelly, the tried and trusted solution to keep skin soft, supple and moisturised a try. You won’t be disappointed!

Featured products

Vaseline® Blue Seal Baby Fragrance-Free Petroleum Jelly provides gentle care for baby's sensitive, soft skin. View Baby Fragrance-Free Petroleum Jelly!

Vaseline® Blue Seal Original Petroleum Jelly is made with 100% pure petroleum jelly, triple-purified to lock in moisture for healing and protection.

Vaseline® Blue Seal Vitamin E Petroleum Jelly protects against dry skin and the effects of ageing, keeping your skin smooth and elastic.