Does Vaseline® Cause Acne?
As reported in The Journal of Cosmetic Science, Vaseline® Jelly does not clog pores. With this scientific evidence, you can be confident that using Vaseline® Petroleum Jelly will not cause acne.
Acne is usually caused by bacteria that are trapped in pores causing them to become infected and inflamed. If you’re suffering with acne while using Vaseline® Jelly, it’s likely that bacteria are causing the pimples.
As a starting point it is a good idea to cleanse your skin thoroughly before using any skin care product in order to remove any dirt, oil, or impurities.