Did you know that toothpaste can be useful to do so much more than just cleaning your teeth? It has a wide range of useful purposes, here is the list with 20 amazing toothpaste tricks!
- Silver polish
Silver cleaning costs a lot, but you should know that you can clean your tarnished silver items safely with toothpaste. Just rub some of it on the silver product and you will easily restore its shine.
- Car headlights
This is a great life tip – rub your car headlights with some toothpaste and they will be as good as new!
- Clean your old piano keys
Ugly looking old piano keys can be cleaned spotless with toothpaste – try the trick and you will be amazed by the results!
- Shoe cleaning
A bit of toothpaste can clean the dirt of all your types of shoes.
- Foggy swimming goggles
Cleaning your swimming goggles with toothpaste will leave a thin-layered film on them and prevent them from fogging.
- Water stains on tables
The stubborn water spots on your table can be removed easily with some toothpaste.
- Ink stains on shirts
Don’t you just hate it when a pen leeches ink on your shirt? If you ever had this problem, you know how hard ink is to remove. But, don’t worry – toothpaste is here to the rescue! Just put some on the stain, leave it to dry and wash the shirt the next day. Voila! Your shirt is as good as new!
- Dye stains
Just like with ink stains, toothpaste can remove the hair dye stains from your towels efficiently.
- Mosquito bites
Mosquito bites create little annoying bumps on the skin, but luckily, rubbing toothpaste on them will reduce the itching and irritation.
Toothpaste is the age-old trick against acne and pimples! Leave it to dry on them overnight and they will be gone by the morning!
- Clean your iron
Polishing your iron with some toothpaste will clean it and make it shiny again.
- Clean your smartphone
Clean your mobile phone screen with some toothpaste to make it look like new.
- Clean your footwear
Toothpaste can make your shoes look like new and will also eliminate the unpleasant odor.
- Carpet stains
Toothpaste can penetrate even the deepest stains on your carpet, so make sure to use it the next time your spill some wine or coffee.
- Nail polish
Did you know that toothpaste is a great nail polish remover? Rub some of it on your nails to remove the polish and make them smell fresh.
- Dirty hands
The next time your hands are dirty, clean them with some toothpaste to easily remove all dirt.
- Clean your thermos
Thermoses can become pretty stinky over time. To eliminate the odor and make them smell fresh, fill a thermos with water and add some toothpaste, then shake well. This will disinfect the thermos as well.
- Scratched CDs and DVDs
Ever had a CD that stopped working due to scratches? Try this trick: rub some toothpaste on it and it will play again! Amazing, isn’t it?
- Remove car scratches
Put some toothpaste on a soft cloth and rub it on the stains on your car and it will be shiny again.
- Hang posters
Toothpaste can be used as glue as well. Just put some on each side of your poster and stick it to a wall. If you want to remove it, toothpaste won’t damage your wall.
This are just some of the surprising uses for toothpaste. Go and buy more tubes – they will surely get handy sometimes.