5 Beauty Benefits Of Vicks VapoRub

Vicks VapoRub

Vicks VapoRub is nearly as common in households as is Vaseline. It’s been a go-to for over one hundred years as cough suppressant with Most of us have childhood memories of our mom or grandmother slathering the tingling rub over our chests and necks during a bout of coughs and colds. 

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Turns out you don’t necessarily need to be sick to get some added benefits from this healing balm. Not only has it been known to help ease sinus headaches and cure foot and nail fungus, it’s also got some great beauty tricks up its sleeve.  (ah, the things you learn while nursing a cold!).

From helping to regrow edges to soothing eczema, read on for five beauty benefits of this household staple.

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Stephenetta (isis) Harmon

isis is a music, hair and communications junkie. she is a Black beauty editor; founder of Sadiaa, the premiere beauty directory for women of color, and editor for HypeHair.com.