What product everybody has at home and uses everyday, at least twice a day? Well, you guessed right, it’s toothpaste! Usually used for hygiene and health purposes, this quite cheap product is, in fact, a real multitasker. A secret kept for years, you must now discover. And once all of its amazing uses revealed, you will want to stock up on toothpaste! (Start here by getting 50p off your next Colgate toothpaste purchase).
Besides cleaning, whitening, and protecting teeth, toothpaste does have many uses, you will be amazed to know about : It can help you deodorize, clean, polish, remove stains around the house and heal some superficial injuries.
If, until now, you thought toothpaste could only be used to keep teeth white and healthy, the rest of this article is for you! Here are 10 surprising ways to use toothpaste, that don’t involve teeth! You will be amazed to find out everything toothpaste can do for you!
1- Clean sneakers
Scrub toothpaste on your sneakers white rubber band, then clean off with a damp cloth. (Get a free cleaning cloth)
2- Clean fingernails
Just like teeth, fingernails are made of enamel. Thus toothpaste will help you keep your fingernails healthy, shiny and clean. You just have to scrub a few on your hands and wash off. (Get free Nails Inc polishes)
3- Clean carpet stains
You simply have to squeeze a little toothpaste on the stain and scrub it with a toothbrush, then rinse off.
4- Deodorize baby bottles
Use toothpaste and water to cast off sour milk smell on your baby’s bottles. (Get a free cuddly cow for your baby)
5- Shine kitchen and bathroom chromes
Instead of commercial cleaners, you can use toothpaste to shine kitchen and bathroom chromes.
6- Get rid of bad smells
Scrub your hands using toothpaste to get rid of any bad smell, like garlic or onion. (see how you can get rid of bad odors in your fridge)
7- Get rid of pimples
Dab a bit of toothpaste on you pimple. Let it on overnight, then wash your face in the morning. You pimple won’t be there! (get a free sample of the 2 minute miracle gel)
8- Soothe a burn
Toothpaste will deliver a cooling effect on any minor burn. Apply some on the burnt area to relieve the sting.
9- Shine jewelry
You can also use toothpaste to shine your diamond jewelry. You just have to apply some on a toothbrush then gently scrub your diamond ring or necklace.
10- Sooth bug bites
Apply a little toothpaste on the bug bite to fell an instant relief for the pain.