Toothpaste: Surprising Toothpaste Uses You Need To Know

10 toothpaste uses you need to know to know
Surprising uses of toothpaste

Toothpaste is not only for your teeth; it is a multitask agent that offers a wide range of benefits. Scroll till the end to know the top 18 interesting toothpaste uses for skin and daily purposes.

Toothpaste contains antibacterial and bleaching agents that kill bacteria. Therefore, toothpaste is thought to treat pimples, reduce dark spots and control excessive oil production.

In this post, I’ve listed interesting 18 uses of toothpaste that you wish you knew earlier.

Toothpaste Uses For Skin:

  1.  Reduce dark spots
  2. Control oil production
  3. Helps to remove facial hair
  4. Remove dead skin from lips
  5. Calm bug bites
  6. Lighten lips
  7. Treat acne

Other Toothpaste Uses:

8. Eliminate shoe cuff

9. Clean foggy headlights

10. Remove crayons from walls

11. Helps to whiten sneakers

12. Clean iron

13. Shine diamonds

14. Remove watermarks on furniture

15. Deodorize the bathroom sink

16. Banish odors on your hands

17. Get rid of a carpet stain

18. Remove coffee stain from mugs

How To Use Toothpaste On Skin

Dark Spots

  • Mix 1 tablespoon of toothpaste with 3-4 drops of lemon juice and tomato juice.
  • Apply on dark spots for 20 minutes.
  • Wash it off.
  • Do this alternate day until you see the result

Control Oil Production

  • Mix 1 tablespoon of toothpaste, charcoal powder, and plain water.
  • Apply on your face.
  • Leave it for 20 minutes.
  • Use this mask thrice a week.
  • You will notice less oil production on your face.

· Helps To Remove Facial Hair

  • Mix 1 tablespoon of toothpaste, 2 tablespoons of gram flour/chickpea flour, sugar 1 tablespoon, and ½ teaspoon of lemon juice.
  • Mix well all the ingredients.
  • Apply on your face for 25 minutes.
  • Gently rub your face in an upward direction to remove the facial hair.

· Remove dead skin From Lips

  • Apply toothpaste to your lips.
  • Leave it for 15 minutes.
  • Gently brush your lips.
  • Make sure to use a baby brush.
  • Wet brush before brushing your lips.
  • Wash it off with tap water.
  • Apply moisturizer or vaseline.

· Calm Bug Bites

  • Apply toothpaste to the affected area.
  • This will soothe and keep it from itching.

· Lighten Lips

· Treat Acne

  • Do not try toothpaste on your pimple if your skin is sensitive.
  • Toothpaste works well on pimples with heads.
  • Apply toothpaste to your pimple.
  • Leave it for half an hour.
  • Wash it off.

· Eliminate shoe cuff

  • Apply a small amount of toothpaste to the scuffed area of the leather shoes.
  •  Gently rub with a cloth.
  • Rinse with a damp cloth.

· Clean foggy headlights

  • Apply a small amount of toothpaste to a sponge.
  • Scrub the headlight gently in a circular motion.
  • Rinse toothpaste with a damp cloth.

· Remove crayons from walls

  • Apply toothpaste to the wall.
  • Scrub gently with the sponge.
  • Rinse with a damp cloth.

· Helps to whiten sneakers

  • Apply toothpaste to the rubber part of the sneakers.
  • Scrub your sneakers until white.
  • Remove the residue with a damp cloth.

· Clean iron

  • Apply toothpaste to your cool iron.
  • Scrub and wash it off with a damp cloth.

· Shine diamonds

  • Apply a small amount of toothpaste on a gentle brush.  
  • Rub on the diamond gently.
  •  Clean the residue with a damp cloth

· Remove watermarks on furniture

  • Apply a small amount of toothpaste to the furniture.
  • Rub gently with a sponge.
  • Clean the residue with a damp cloth.

· Deodorize the bathroom sink

  • Mix toothpaste with baking soda.
  • Scrub this mixture with a sponge or brush.
  • This will clean and kill odors too.

· Banish odors on your hands

  • Take a small amount of toothpaste and apply it to your hands.
  • Rub hands properly.
  • Wash it off.
  •  This will help to remove stubborn garlic and fishy smells.

· Get rid of a carpet stain

  • Apply toothpaste to the carpet to remove the stain.
  • Rub with a brush or sponge.
  • Now remove it from a damp cloth.

· Remove coffee stain from mugs

  • Apply toothpaste on coffee or tea mugs to remove the stain.
  • Rub with the sponge.
  • Wash it off as usual.

Frequent Asked Question About Toothpaste

Can I apply Colgate on my face overnight?

Yes, if your skin is normal. If your skin is sensitive prolonged exposure can cause irritation.

Does Colgate remove dark underarms?

Yes, because toothpaste contains bleaching properties. Make sure to use only white toothpaste on your skin.

Is toothpaste good for your lips?

Yes. Make sure to wash your lips with plain water after applying toothpaste on your lips to avoid irritation. Apply good moisturizing cream on your lips or vaseline after washing to prevent dryness.