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:
- Fresh air
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.
- Treat headaches
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 costs 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.
- Treat bruises
Apply Vicks VapoRub on bruises to vanish them in a short time.