Well, we guess this isn't as bad as the people that tried injecting cement in themselves to get that J.Lo booty.Ah, Vaseline, the petroleum beauty secret of makeup artists the world over. While some, mostly women in their 80’s, swear by it as a lip balm, moisturizer, make up remover, mascara—there are a few uses that definitely aren’t all that clever.

Case in point, the rise of DIY boob jobs in South America through injecting Vaseline directly into one’s breasts. Talk about stretching your grocery peso.

Before you blame the vanity of the fairer sex, our staff also wants you to know about the penis enlargement craze in South America done much the same way, by injecting Vaseline into the—well, you get it.

Genius!Not all DIYs are a good idea.

Of course, Vaseline doesn’t really do wonders in the blood stream, so such brilliance has made the Chief of Surgery at Lucio Molas, Julio Pla Cardenas, in Argentina marvel at this new phenomenon, “In all my medical career, I’ve never seen a case like this. The human body has antibodies to remove bacteria and viruses, but it hasn’t got any mechanisms against this type of product.”

There you have it, ladies and gentlemen, there you have it.