Toothpaste is a paste or gel dentifrice used with a toothbrush as an accessory to clean and maintain the aesthetics and health of teeth.
People usually use the toothpaste just for one thing: for brushing their teeth. But, did you know that toothpaste is also very useful for other things as well? In this article we are going to show you 20 amazing tricks that you can do with toothpaste. The toothpaste dries very quickly and it absorbs humidity as well. It’s also a powerful stain remover, and it can be used to clean many different things.
20 Amazing Tricks With Toothpaste You Probably Didn’t Know:
- Silver Polish
We all know that when silver is dirty and blotchy, then we need to use special silver-cleaning products. Well, you don’t have to buy special products anymore. Just open your bathroom cabinet and grab your toothpaste. Just rub the silver with toothpaste and it will be shiny, like you just bought it from the store.
- The Car Headlights
Not just the metal parts on the car need cleaning. We need to pay attention on the headlights as well, at least from time to time. And to be honest with you, there is nothing better than toothpaste for that job. Just put some toothpaste on a sponge or a piece of cloth and rub a little. Your headlights will be perfectly clean and all the dirt will disappear.
- Whitens Keys of Old Pianos
It’s very sad when your beautiful piano looks older than its years due to yellow keys. Just as toothpaste helps with yellow teeth, it does the same for piano keys, so make your piano look brand new in minutes.
- Clean Your Sneakers
You can use toothpaste to clean the dirty and plastic parts on your shoes. Just grab some toothpaste and sponge and you will be amazed.
- Aviator Goggles
Just clean your goggles with toothpaste. You will apply an invisible layer on them, so the next time you dive, it will prevent fogging.
- Stains on The Table by Cups or Glasses
- Ink Stains on the Shirt
You spilled ink from your pen in your favorite shirt? No problem, we have the perfect solution for that problem. Before you throw away that shirt, you need to try to remove the stains with the toothpaste. Here’s what you need to do – just apply some toothpaste on the stain and leave it on for 24 hours. Wash it of the next day.
- Dye Stains on Your Towels
You stained your towels or your shirt with dye color? Try toothpaste and the stains will be gone.
- Insect Bites
You will forget all about insect bites. Just apply some toothpaste on the affected area and it will relive you from itching and the red spots on your skin will be gone.
Toothpaste works great for pimples as well.
- Clean Your Iron
You can use toothpaste to clean your iron. It will shine like it’s brand new.
- Clean Your Smart Phone
Yes, you can also use some toothpaste to clean your phone as well.
It will help you clean your shoes, and it will also give them a fresh fragrance.
- Stains on the Carpet
Just apply some toothpaste on the stains and rub it with a sponge. Now watch how the magic happens.
- Enamel Stains
The enamel can be removed without any cleaning marks and the toothpaste will also leave a nice smelling scent.
- Dirty Hands
Well, of course, you can use toothpaste to wash your hands as well.
- Clean Your Thermos
After some time, your thermos will begin to smell weird. Here’s how to clean it – just add some hot water, add some toothpaste and close it. You will clean it and you will also disinfect it within.
- Fixes CD and DVD Scratches
No one enjoys their favorite songs skipping. Here’s what you need to do – gently rub some toothpaste over the scratches and your favorite CD will run without any problems.
- Remove Scratches in Your Car
You can also use toothpaste to remove scratches in your car. Here’s what you need to do – just use a small amount of toothpaste on a soft piece of cloth and rub it gently on the scratches. Then, wipe off with a clean cloth and all the scratches will be gone.
- Hang Posters
Just put a little dab in each corner of the poster and a few in-between on the edges. Put your poster up and it will stick like glue. When you get ready to remove it, it will come off easily with no holes or damage to the paint or walls.
There you have it, 20 amazing tricks you can do with toothpaste. So, the next time you go to the supermarket, just buy 10 tubes of toothpaste. They are not toxic and you can use them for everything. Thanks for reading and don’t forget to share with your friends and family.