Surprising Ways to Use Petroleum Jelly

The iconic tub of petroleum jelly has always been your lips’ closest confidant in the driest of times, but now it’s time to apply the trusty product to other situations. Learn how to use petroleum jelly to heal skin problems and clean your favorite leather items, plus other more impressively handy tricks with these tips.

Surprising Ways to Use Petroleum Jelly

The iconic tub of petroleum jelly has always been your lips’ closest confidant in the driest of times, but now it’s time to apply the trusty product to other situations. Learn how to use petroleum jelly to heal skin problems and clean your favorite leather items, plus other more impressively handy tricks with these tips.


Use It to Safeguard Your Nasal Defenses

Use It to Safeguard Your Nasal Defenses

Applying petroleum jelly to your nasal passages can prevent them from drying out. This is important because moist nostrils are better able to fight off invaders than dry ones. Apply a small amount just inside each nostril.

3 Dos & Don'ts for Microwaving Popcorn

Microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

Microwave popcorn is one of the best snacks! But sometimes it's difficult to get that perfect bowl. So microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

DON'T USE THE POPCORN BUTTON

As tempting and easy as it may be, don't fall for the "Popcorn" button on your microwave. Not all microwaves are made the same, so they won't cook your bag the same way either. And there's no sensor to determine when the bag is ready, so it'll just keep cooking your popcorn until the set amount of time finishes.

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