12 Unusual Uses of Toothpaste

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We tend to use toothpaste only according to its intended purpose, i.e. for cleaning teeth twice a day. But it turns out that toothpaste can be used in different spheres of life! Read about how this can be done.

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  1. If you apply a little toothpaste on a mosquito bite, the swelling will decrease considerably, and itching will disappear.
  2. Minor burns cause a lot of discomfort, but toothpaste will help get rid of it. Certainly, this method is not suitable for open wounds, but it will prevent the occurrence of blisters and will reduce pain.
  3. Do you have troubles with the skin after the removal of acne? Apply a small amount of toothpaste on the affected area before going to bed, and in the morning rinse the dried toothpaste.
  4. Toothpaste cleans nails perfectly. Think of the commercials with white-toothed beauties – toothpaste has a remarkable whitening effect that is applicable not only to the teeth, but also to the nails.
  5. Cooking dinner can leave consequences on your nails in the form of an unpleasant smell of the skin? Unfortunately, soap does not always cope with unpleasant odors that are absorbed into the skin. But if you wash your hands with toothpaste, the smell will disappear.
  6. Stubborn stains can be cleaned with toothpaste. Apply it on the stain and rub thoroughly. Then rinse it with water. It is worth noting that the whitening toothpaste can cause irreversible damage to color things.
  7. Dirty spots on your shoes will shine brighter if they are cleaned with toothpaste. Do not forget to rinse the toothpaste with water and wipe the shoes with a flannel cloth.
  8. Your walls are painted with latex paint, and your child is a future artist? Toothpaste will help you get rid of young Picasso’s early works. Put it on a cloth and rub the wall until the drawing disappears. In such a way, you can delete the drawings made with a felt-tip pen, a slate or wax pencil.
  9. If silverware is rubbed with toothpaste in the evening and left until morning, it will gleam like new.
  10. Frequently used keys detain natural fat produced by our skin. Toothpaste will help get rid of it! Apply a little of this magic product on a cloth and gently wipe the keys or buttons. At the final stage, wipe it with a dry lint-free cloth.
  11. If you use a cast iron pan, you will surely face the problem of cleaning soot and rust off this utensil. One of the fastest and most effective ways to clean soot off the pan – is to apply a coat of toothpaste and brush the surface till it gleams.
  12. Are your goggles covered with vapor? Apply a small amount of toothpaste on each lens, rub it there with neat movements and then rinse with water. Do not rub the paste too intensively because abrasive components contained in toothpaste can damage the lens.