Amazing Beauty Hacks with Baby Oil You Need to Know

If you think baby oil is just for babies, let us tell you that you’re wrong. This cheap and amazing product has multiple hidden purposes and powers.

It is low-cost, easy to find and created with natural ingredients. Baby oil is a safe substance to use on hair and skin, in addition, it saves a lot of money. Baby oil should, in fact, be kept in every woman’s bathroom cabinet. We’ve compiled a list of 15 incredible baby oil beauty secrets for you to try.

  1. Shush Those Squeaky Doors

Who would have thought that there is something other than WD40 that can silence those noisy bed hinges and doors? Well, let us tell you that a good dollop of baby oil does the same for you. Now you can shush those doors, cabinets and bed hinges like a.b.c.

  1. Use As A Mosquito Repellent

Combine baby oil and a few drops of Dettol in an empty spray bottle. It’s fantastic! Make your own mosquito repellent that is safe for children to use to avoid applying on the face and hands though.

  1. Remove Makeup With It

A few drops of baby oil can be used as a light makeup remover. Apply the oil directly to the face, massage it in, and then wash it off with a decent face wash.

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You can also soak dry tissues in the oil and use them to gently wipe away the makeup, followed by a soothing massage with a few drops of the baby oil. When travelling, you can also pack baby oil-soaked face tissues in zip lock bags to remove makeup on the go.

  1. Remove Chewing Gum With It

If you have chewing gum caught in your hair or on any other surface, wet it with baby oil and leave it for a few minutes. You’ll be able to effortlessly wipe or comb the gum away.

Isn’t that a clever usage of a common home item?

  1. Make Serum For Frizzy Hair

Baby oil, unlike most hair oils, does not leave hair sticky or flat. Simply take a few drops of baby oil between your palms and smooth them over your hair ends and crown. This approach will control frizzy hair while also giving the mane a lovely gloss.

So, all you miss curls out there, we have a brilliant hack for you over there!

  1. Use As A Moisturizer

Apply a few drops of baby oil to wet skin right after you get out of the shower to keep the moisture intact and make the skin smooth and supple. Even in the cold, this strategy will keep your skin hydrated for several hours. In fact, you may mix equal parts of water, and baby oil, and apply it to your entire body to rapidly nourish and smooth your skin.

  1. Use It For A Fancy Bath Experience

You know what, you can splash some baby oil into your bath for peachy soft skin or spend a fortune on sophisticated bath oils. You will not notice the difference if you add a few drops of your favourite essential oil to it. Let us tell you, you’re in for a treat!

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Also, coming out of the bath should be done with caution; it will be incredibly slippery, and you don’t want to injure yourself.

  1. Make A DIY Lip Scrub

Mix one tablespoon of baby oil with half a tablespoon of brown sugar and a few drops of freshly squeezed lemon to make your own lip scrub for soft and smooth lips. Use a soft washcloth to wipe away the scrub in a circular motion. If you do this every night, your lips will be soft and silky when you wake up.

  1. Make Cuticle Oil With Baby Oil

We feel cuticle oil is like throwing away your money. We’d suggest you massage some baby oil into your cuticles (you can also use olive oil as a cuticle oil) to soften them and bring hydration to dry skin. It’ll also make gently removing or pushing them in simpler. We’re going to have long and strong nails!

  1. Tame Your Brows

To tame your bushy brows, soak a clean mascara brush in baby oil and use it. You may also use the oil to dampen your brow brush before grabbing a small amount of shadow and using it to tame your brows.

  1. Give Yourself A Manicure

Now you can make sure that your nail paint stays on your nails only. Apply a small amount around the edge of your nail using a cotton wool bud so that after your nails are dry, you can easily wipe away the oil and any leftover nail polish.

  1. Heal Your Cracked Heels

Apply baby oil to your feet before night and wear socks if you have severely dry or cracked heels. Remove your socks in the morning and rinse and dry your feet. This will help to hydrate your dry heels and make them feel better.

  1. Get Rid Of Post Waxing Stickiness

Apply baby oil straight to the skin to remove the sticky and gooey post-wax residue, then wipe everything away with a washcloth or tissue. Just massage the areas that you feel are extra sticky, then remove them gently.

  1. Get Rid Of Oil-based Paint On Your Skin

After washing your hands with soap and warm water, soak a cotton wool pad or a face cloth in baby oil. Reapply the cotton wool pad or towel to the region of skin where the paint is, rubbing it in until the paint is completely removed.

  1. Get Rid Of Soap Scum

Apply a thin layer of soap to the shower walls to prevent soap scum. This will prevent scum build-up and save you time when cleaning!


We hope you learned a few hacks from our list and will use them in the future too. Happy baby-oiling!

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