Aquaphor Healing Ointment has seen you through college tattoos to pregnancy stretch marks to your baby's flaming diaper rash, and it's never let you down. But did you know it can save your coffee table as well as save your skin? We're renaming the stuff "Aqua-FOR-Everything" and saluting the glorious, greasy stuff by raising a tube to these many fabulous uses for Aquaphor.
- Soothe and heal eczema flare-ups.
- Rub on rashes and skin irritations.
- Stick a pea-size amount up nostrils to prevent frequent nosebleeds.
- Dab on small cuts and scrapes to speed up healing.
- Apply to bottoms irritated by diarrhea.
- Calm itchy bug bites.
- Use a small dab to help remove gum from hair. Fun!
- Use it to help baby's circumcision heal.
- Pat onto baby's bottom to prevent diaper rash. Already have a case of red bum on your hands? Try Aquaphor Baby Healing Ointment.
- Safely lube up rectal thermometers.
- Gently rub into cradle cap.
- Put a little on baby's chin to prevent drool or pacifier rash.
- Bathe baby, especially if she has sensitive skin, in Aquaphor Baby Gentle Wash and Shampoo.
...for Pregnancy and Postpartum
- Spread on belly, thighs, bottom…OK, all over, to help prevent stretch marks.
- Spread on those stretch marks that couldn't be avoided to help them heal and fade.
- Dab on painful, cracked breastfeeding nipples.
- Prevent chafing (not that post-baby thighs rub or anything).
- Use as lip gloss to keep your lips soft and kissable.
- Smear on cuticles to soften them before a mani-pedi.
- Rub it on skin as a soothing aftershave.
- Place it on new tattoos (just don't let the kids get any ideas).
- Spread on skin after facial resurfacing procedures.
- Slather it around hairline when dying your hair to prevent skin from turning "Medium Auburn" .
- Lube up and don cotton gloves or socks on your hands to soften them at night.
...for the Whole Family
- Use as a hand and body lotion on über-dry skin.
- Heal skin irritated by radiation or laser treatments.
- Rub it around nostrils and on cheeks in winter to prevent chapping.
- Slather on sunburn to help heal and soothe.
- Soften dry heels and calluses.
Getty...for the Home
- Rub it on your shoes for a snazzy shine.
- Use it to remove water rings from the coffee table.
- Smear it on dark, smooth leather furniture to keep it moist and soft.
- Rub into scrapes and dings on wood chair legs.
- Rub a little over lipstick, mascara and blush stains, then pat the stain with a soft wet cloth to loosen the makeup.
How do YOU use the wonder ointment? Let us know below!
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