10 Uses of Vicks VapoRub That You Never Knew About

Ahh Vicks VapoRub, the first thing you reach for when you’ve got a cold or a blocked nose. Is there anything on Earth that can make you feel better than Vicks when you’re feeling under the weather? Well, making you feel like a human being again isn’t the only thing your big tub of VapoRub is good for! Keep reading for 11 amazing things you didn’t know VapoRub can do!

1. Aromatherapy

Why wait until you get a cold to get your Vicks on? Drop a little VapoRub into your humidifier to make your room smell amazing a stop congestion in it’s tracks. You’ll be breathing easy forever!

2. Soothe Sore Muscles

Feeling sore after that one time you went to the gym this year? Yeah, I know you were only there for five minutes and spent most of that in the locker room, but you still need muscle relief, right? Rub some VapoRub onto those aching muscles and you’ll feel better in no time.

3. Fix Squeaky Door Hinges

Sick of that one door in the house that creaks loudly enough to wake the dead every time you walk through it? Pop some VapoRub onto the hinge and you’ll never have to hear that annoying squeak ever again!

4. Ease Your Earache

Earache can be a real pain in the, well, the ear, but VapoRub can help! Put a little on a cotton ball and place it over the cup of your ear to help take the edge off.

5. Lip Plumper

Who needs expensive fillers when you’ve got Vicks? Just dab a little Vicks onto them and the menthol will act as a natural plumper, making your lips look full and gorgeous.

6. Conceal Bad Smells

Vicks smells great, that’s a fact, and it’s got such a strong smell that you can’t ignore it. The next time you’re dealing with some nasty odours you can’t get away from, dab a little VapoRub under your nose and mask the nasty stink you want to be rid of.

7. Soothe tennis elbow

If your elbow is throbbing like no tomorrow and just won’t stop, rub a spot of Vicks on it. It’ll be feeling right as rain in no time and you can get back to playing tennis or whatever it was you were doing to hurt your elbow in the first place!

8. Soothe cracked skin

Dry, cracked skin can be a nightmare, especially when you’ve got a big crack in the skin of your heel and have to walk around on it all day. Ouch! But not to worry, rub some Vicks onto your feet before you go to bed, put on a pair of nice clean socks and your feet will feel better by morning!

9. DIY Shower Bomb

Mix some Vicks with some baking soda and water for a shower bomb that will make your shower smell amazing. And not only will it smell great, but it’ll make you feel a billion times better if you’ve got a cold!

10. Ease headaches

Headaches are the worst, you feel like you can’t concentrate and you get nothing done. Help yourself out by massaging a little VapoRub into your temples to help soothe that throbbing pain.

Bonus: Get rid of stretch marks

Stretch marks, we’ve all got ’em, but that doesn’t necessarily mean we like the look of them. If you’d like to make yours a little less noticeable, rub some Vicks on the affected area every day and you’ll start seeing results in no time.

There we have it, 10 amazing uses for Vicks VapoRub! Now get out there and share it your new knowledge with your friends! They’ll be blown away by all of your Vicks facts!

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