We’re always looking for beauty products that multitask, so imagine our delight when we rediscovered a household staple that addresses so many of our daily issues. We’re talking about Vaseline, y’all, (which—fun fact—has been around for over 140 years).
Vaseline is made from a mixture of mineral oils and waxes, which, according to our friends at the American Academy of Dermatology, create a protective barrier to help the skin heal and retain moisture. But it also does so much more—from taming unruly brows to slipping rings off swollen fingers.
Whether you’re looking to soothe a cut, rock a glossy lid or a treat a sunburn, here are 39 (yes, 39!) uses for Vaseline.