Have you ever mixed vaseline and Colgate toothpaste for your face? Colgate toothpaste contains bleaching agents that help to lighten dark spots, and spots, dry out pimples, remove blackheads, and whiteheads and leave the skin smooth. If your skin is not sensitive, so without wasting time, give it a try and mix vaseline with Colgate toothpaste and watch what happens.

Before using vaseline and toothpaste on your face, scroll down till the end to know everything about this mixture and some of its side effects.

Why people with sensitive skin types cannot use Colgate toothpaste on their faces? Because Colgate toothpaste contains bleaching agents so it can burn or irritates sensitive types of skin.

Do you know your skin type? Read the post below to know the 5 types of skin and find out your skin type easily at home.

Know your skin type

For people with dry skin, make sure to use vaseline and toothpaste twice a week, not more than that. Using an excessive amount of toothpaste leads to over-dry and rough skin.


Can Vaseline And Colgate Remove Dark Spots

  • Yes, but not regular vaseline. Regular vaseline is just petroleum jelly so it doesn’t contain any ingredients that reduce dark spots. Regular vaseline mainly softens hands, heels, and lips, best for cracked skin and some other beauty concerns.
  • You can use vaseline dark spots rescue to remove dark spots for the best result. Or you can also use regular vaseline with Colgate toothpaste.
  • Mix 1 tablespoon of vaseline, 1 tablespoon of toothpaste, ½ tablespoon of lemon juice, and ½ tablespoon of coffee powder.
  • Mix well all the ingredients.
  • Apply on your face or affected parts.
  • Leave it for 25 minutes.
  • Wash it off.

Vaseline is a multitasks and can be used in your DIY skin-care products. Read below to find out 23 Magical Uses Of Vaseline.

23 Magical Uses Of Vaseline

How Long Should I Leave Vaseline And Colgate On My Face

  • If your skin is normal, then you can leave toothpaste and vaseline for 25-30 minutes.
  • For oily skin, decrease the quantity of vaseline to mix with toothpaste. Vaseline can block the pores of the skin. Blocked pores lead to pimples, blackheads, and excessive oil production.
  • If you feel burning or itching then wash it off.  immediately.

How To Choose Toothpaste For Skin

  • 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 the skin to treat pimples and dark spots.

What Happens When You Mix Vaseline And Toothpaste Together

When you mix toothpaste and vaseline together it turns out into one of the best combinations.

Following are things you’ll notice by mixing toothpaste and vaseline:

  • Lighten dark spots
  • Removes blackheads.
  • Unclog pores.
  • Makes the skin smooth
  • Removes pimples
  • Absorbs excessive oil
  • Improve skin texture
  • Add natural shine and glow.
  • Effectively remove dead skin cells

Colgate And Vaseline On Face Overnight

No. Some people leave toothpaste overnight on pimples, but I do not prefer it. You can leave the toothpaste on your pimple for 1-2 hours to treat it.

If your skin is extra dry, you can use only vaseline on your face overnight.

Below are some easy face mask ideas that you can apply and leave overnight.

Overnight Face Mask For Oily Skin

  1. Aloe vera gel.
  2. Aloe vera gel + Tea tree oil (few drops)
  3. Cucumber juice + rose water
  4. Tomato juice + rose water

Natural Step by Step skincare routine for oily skin

Overnight Face Mask For Dry Skin

  1. Aloe vera gel + vitamin e oil
  2. Glycerin + rose water
  3. Cucumber juice + almond oil
  4. Vaseline

Natural tips for dry skin

Can I use Colgate on my face daily?

Using toothpaste daily on the face is not recommended. Toothpaste can easily dry out the skin and make the skin rough.

Start twice or thrice a week to see how your skin reacts after using.

Reduce pigmentation, melasma, and dark spots in a week naturally

Toothpaste On Face Side Effects

Do a patch test before using Colgate and vaseline on the whole face.

Some tingling sensation is normal while putting on toothpaste.

Below are the side effects of using toothpaste on the face, stop using toothpaste immediately if you notice these:

  1. Burning
  2. Itching
  3. Redness
  4. Irritation
  5. Rashes

Here is one good news for you. You can make an amazing skin shiner by mixing toothpaste and vaseline.

Colgate And Vaseline As Skin Shiner

  • Take a bowl.
  • Add equal amounts of vaseline and toothpaste. 1/2 tablespoon of vaseline and 1/2 tablespoon of toothpaste.
  • Add 1/2 tablespoon of powdered sugar, 1 pinch of turmeric, and 1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice.
  • Mix well.
  • Apply on your skin, and dark body parts, such as (the neck, elbows, knees, and knuckles).
  • You can apply it to your face too.
  • Gently rub in a circular motion for 203 minutes.
  • Leave it for 10-12 minutes.
  • Wash it off.
  • Repeat twice a week.

Vaseline and Toothpaste For Lips

Have you heard about vaseline and toothpaste for pink lips?

These both agents are excellent for your lips too. Not only does it exfoliate the lips but also makes them super smooth, soft, and pink.


  • Take a bowl.
  • Add a quarter teaspoon of vaseline and toothpaste.
  • Apply on your lips.
  • Brush gently on your lips for a few seconds.
  • Wash it off.
  • Apply vaseline or oil on your lips after exfoliation.
  • Repeat twice a week.

Natural tips to make your lips pink in 5 minutes


Don’t use toothpaste on your face daily to avoid dryness. Use vaseline and toothpaste twice a week. If you are suffering from an acne breakout, then follow a proper skin-care routine and take a well-balanced diet.

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