Your regular toothpaste can not only clean your teeth, but it can also do stuff you have never imagined a toothpaste can do.
In this post, you’ll learn 20 different ways to use your toothpaste, and they will all help you do various daily activities, mainly around your household.
Get yourself an extra tube as once you read these tricks, you’ll surely want to try them out.
20 Different Ways to Use Your Toothpaste
1. Nail Polish Remover
That’s right. You can use your toothpaste as a nail polish remover. Not only that it will effectively do its job, but it will also give a fresh smell to your nails.
2. Silver Polish
Rub some toothpaste on your silver items to clean them safely and effectively. This will restore the shine to your old silver items.
3. Car Headlights
Rub some toothpaste on your car headlights to make them as good as new.
4. Old Piano Keys
Toothpaste is the perfect cleaner for your old piano keys. Try it out and you’ll see.
Clean the dirt from any type of shoes with nothing but a toothpaste.
6. Foggy Swimming Goggles
To prevent your swimming googles from fogging, clean them with a regular toothpaste. In this way, they will be left with a thin-layered film which is what keeps them protected from fogging.
7. Water Stains on Tables
Clean the stubborn water stains on any table using some toothpaste.
8. Ink Stains on Shirts
We all know removing the ink from clothes is really hard. But, with the help of toothpaste, your clothes will look as brand as new. All you have to do is apply and gently rub some toothpaste on the stain, and then leave it overnight untouched. The following morning, wash it and the stain will be gone.
9. Hair Dye Stains
To remove hair dye stains from towels, apply some toothpaste on the stain and let it dry overnight. The next day wash your towel as always.
10. Mosquito bites
Rub some toothpaste on your skin bumps caused by mosquito bites, to relieve the unpleasant itching and irritation.
11. Acne & Pimples
According to many people with acne and pimples, applying a toothpaste on the affected skin areas and leaving it dry overnight can help you get rid of them and clean your skin.
Polish your iron to clean and restore its shine.
13. Mobile Phone
Clean the screen on your smartphone.
14. Removes Shoe Odor
Get rid of your unpleasant shoe odor with the help of an old toothbrush and some toothpaste.
15. Carpet Stains
The next time you spill some wine or coffee on your beautiful carpet, remember to rub some toothpaste and the stain will quickly disappear.
16. Dirty Hands
The ingredients in toothpastes responsible for cleaning your teeth will give the same effect if used for cleaning stinky and dirty hands.
Longer use of thermoses can make them stinky. But, with the help of toothpaste, you can disinfect, remove the unpleasant odor and make your thermos smell as fresh as new. Just fill your thermos with water, add a bit of your regular toothpaste, and shake it well.
18. Scratched CDs and DVDs
Apply on your scratched CD or DVD, and gently rub it using a napkin. You’ll see your old CD will now play without any problem.
19. Car Scratches
Use a soft cloth and toothpaste to remove car scratches and make your car shine once again.
20. Glue Posters
Use your toothpaste as a glue to stick posters on your wall. Apply some of it on the back of the poster and stick it on the wanted area. This will prevent your walls from damaging when removing the wall poster.