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5 Unique Ways To Use Baby Oil

Baby oil is one of the most multipurpose products available today, capable of cleaning your shower curtain as well as removing band-aids. 
  • Kumari Rajnigandha
  • Editorial
Published -07 Apr 2022, 10:02 ISTUpdated -07 Apr 2022, 12:26 IST
baby oil tips to use as makeup remover

Baby oil isn't only for infants anymore. Not only can this soft emollient be used on adult skin, but it's also a useful item to have around the house for cleaning, untangling, unsticking, and other tasks. But wait, what exactly is this wonder substance comprised of? The majority of commercial baby oil is composed of mineral oil (usually 98 percent) and fragrance (2 percent). 

Mineral oil is a non comedogenic (doesn't clog your pores) component that forms a barrier on your skin to keep moisture in. As a result, it contributes to the softness and smoothness of newborns' fragile skin. But that's not all it's capable of. 

What's more? Most baby oils are completely safe for both skin and other surfaces. Forget about pricey cleaning products; all you need is a few drops of oil on a towel and a thorough polish to clean your chrome-plated carbon steel golf club heads. Here are the 5 baby oil uses that go far beyond a kid’s bottom.

To Remove Makeup

baby oil remove makeup

Makeup remover is an item that every girl's beauty cabinet should have. Taking off our makeup at the end of the day is an essential aspect of our regular skin care routine. When you return home from a hard day at the office, it feels like a chore to spend time behind the mirror removing our liquid eye liner or lipstick, but sleeping with makeup on is never an option. 

Our skin heals and rejuvenates itself when we sleep at night. As a result, it is critical that we maintain our skin makeup-free at night. Apply a tiny quantity of baby oil to a cotton ball and gently wipe it across your eyelids to remove any traces of makeup. Baby oil makes for a great makeup remover especially around the eyes.

Need to get rid of gunky buildup on your brushes? Simply dab a little baby oil on your palm or a plate. Swish your brush around, then rinse it in warm water and set it flat to dry.

As Massage Oil

face massage

Baby oil is non comedogenic, which means that it will not clog your skin's pores. So, if you have dry-to-normal skin, you may moisturise your face using baby oil. When compared to ethanol, glycerin, and water, water and baby oil proved to have the most moisturising impact when applied to skin. Mineral oil is said to help plump up the skin, giving it a more moisturised look. Hence, you can use it as a massage oil for your face especially if you happen to have dry skin.

To Remove Tight Rings

Apply a tiny quantity of baby oil around the ring and gently twist it off. Just so you know, this simple method works on most body parts.

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Soothe Cracked Heels

soothe cracked heels

If you see cracks on your heels, apply baby oil to them. Before going to bed, put on a pair of socks to seal in the oil on your heels and wake up with softer feet. Just keep in mind to wear old socks in case the oil causes stains!

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For Styling Your Hair

A little baby oil might assist if you have dry, frizzy flyaways. For softer, shinier hair, rub a tiny quantity of oil onto your palms and run your fingers through it. Just be careful not to apply oil too close to your roots, since this can cause your hair to seem greasy.

If you wish to share any interesting uses of baby oil with us, then do let us know by commenting on our Facebook and Instagram page. 

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