Proper care for health and beauty is something that every woman needs, but this does not necessarily mean that she has to spend a small fortune on personal care products.
Vicks VapoRub, a popular remedy used by many of you in the case of colds, coughs, and such health issues, can, in fact, be a versatile product which can be used in numerous ways.
We suggest 12 of its uses that will ease your everyday life:
- Add a bit of this ointment to the room humidifier to freshen the air in the room.
Soften the heels
- Apply a thin layer of the remedy on the heels and put on socks, and leave it to act until the next morning.
- Then, wash the feet, and using a pumice stone remove the dead skin cells. Repeat daily.
- By applying in on the forehead and temples use this product to treat your headache.
Prevent pet incidents
- Apply a bit of it on the common areas in the home where your pet does its business, and its strong smell will prevent future accidents.
An insect repellent
- Use Vicks VapoRub because commercial insect repellents are often loaded with chemicals this way you will keep flies, mosquitoes, and other pesky insects at bay.
Treat toenail fungus
- Apply it on the nail affected by a fungal infection on a daily basis, every night before going to bed.
- Clip off the infected nail in the morning.
Reduce belly fat
- Crush a camphor tablet, mix it with alcohol, sodium bicarbonate, and Vicks VapoRub.
- Stir until smooth, and apply this on the belly.
- Wrap with a plastic wrap, and leave it to act during the night.
Prevent inflammation and infection
- Cuts and wounds can easily get infected, so to clean them and accelerate their recovery apply a small amount of the ointment on them.
Save the furniture from your cat
- Cats like comfy furniture and this love sometimes cost you a sofa.
- In this case, leave the Vicks VapoRub close to the place your cat likes to scratch and you will deal with the problem for good.
Soothe pain in the back and muscles
- Vicks VapoRub effectively relieves muscle and back pain.
- All you have to do is to rub a bit of it on the affected areas and it will soon provide relief.
Get rid of your stretch marks
- Apply this ointment on the areas affected by stretch marks and you will obtain visible effects in only two weeks.
- Apply Vicks VapoRub on bruises to vanish them in a short time.