Have you ever tried toothpaste on pimples and dark spots? Toothpaste might seem to be an effective solution to treat pimples and dark spots quickly but it has no scientific support. It contains a large amount of bleaching, antibacterial, and drying agents that eliminate bacteria that cause pimples to form.  

How To Choose Toothpaste For Pimple

  • Always choose white toothpaste for your skin.
  • White toothpaste contains components such as benzoyl peroxide, baking soda, and triclosan that have lightning properties.  
  • Do not use colored toothpaste.
  • Colored tubes of toothpaste often contain components that may cause irritation to the skin.
  • Never choose toothpaste that claims to whiten teeth, because toothpaste that is meant for teeth whitening contains more bleaching properties that can burn the skin.
  • Do not choose gel-based toothpaste for your face.
  • Organic toothpaste is excellent to use on skin to treat pimples and dark spots.

How To Use Toothpaste For Dark Spots On Face

Below are 3 ways to use toothpaste on pimples and dark spots.

1.      Toothpaste On Pimple

  • Take a bowl.
  • Add toothpaste 1 tablespoon.
  • Turmeric (1 pinch)
  • Lemon juice (4-5 drops)
  • Honey (½ tablespoon)

How To use Toothpaste For Dark Spots On Face

  • Mix all the ingredients.
  • Mix well to form a smooth paste.
  • Wash your face.
  • Apply on your pimples and dark spots.
  • Leave it for 20 minutes.
  • Wash it off.
  • If you have sensitive skin, skip the lemon juice.

2.      Toothpaste On Pimple

How To use Toothpaste For Dark Spots On Face

  • Mix all the ingredients.
  • You can use fresh aloe vera gel or commercial aloe vera gel on your face.
  • Fresh aloe vera gel is more effective.
  • Mix well to form a smooth paste.
  • Wash your face.
  • Apply on your pimples and dark spots.
  • Leave it for 20 minutes.
  • Wash it off.
  • If you have sensitive skin, skip the lemon juice.

3.      Toothpaste On Pimple

  • Take a bowl.
  • Add toothpaste 1 tablespoon.
  • Neem powder (½ tablespoon)
  • Tomato juice (1 tablespoon)
  • Honey (½ tablespoon)

How To use Toothpaste For Dark Spots On Face

  • Mix all the ingredients.
  • Mix well to form a smooth paste.
  • Wash your face.
  • Apply on your pimples and dark spots.
  • Leave it for 20 minutes.
  • Wash it off.
  • If you have sensitive skin, skip the lemon juice.

Pro tip For toothpaste on pimples:

Moisturize your skin to prevent dryness.

If you feel burning or itching. Rinse it off immediately.

The tingling sensation is normal.

Toothpaste For Sensitive Or Dry Skin

Toothpaste could be more harmful than good for people who have sensitive or dry skin.

It dries out the skin and can irritate dry skin. Therefore, for people with oily skin, the usual toothpaste for oil-controlling. Having overly dry skin can stimulate excess (sebum) oil production, which triggers further acne breakouts.

Using toothpaste is a short-term remedy to treat pimples and dark spots. Taking a well-balanced diet, and following a proper skin-care routine can treat pimples naturally and permanently without any side effects.

 

Top 10 Tips To Reduce Pimples Naturally

  1. Wash your face twice a day with a cleanser according to your skin type.
  2. Scrub your face twice weekly to get remove dead skin, bacteria, impurities, and excess oil from the pores of the skin that further leads to pimples.
  3. Use a non-greasy, lightweight moisturizer on your skin. Fresh aloe vera gel is the best natural moisturizer for pimples.
  4. Remove makeup before going to bed.
  5. Don’t touch/pop up or squeeze up pimples.
  6. Use sunscreen.
  7. Do not use harsh bleaching agents on your face.
  8. Use a separate towel for your face.
  9. Apply green tea, cucumber, and mint water on your face daily as a natural toner.
  10. Take a well-balanced diet and drink plenty of water daily.