Toothpaste – the magic treatment for our gums, teeth cavities and other teeth-rotting symptoms. Maybe we don’t know who created toothpaste, but we know for sure that it is a blessing. Nowadays, in our current sugar-loaded diets, toothpaste can be the balm that keeps our teeth healthy till we are old. However, were you aware that toothpaste can have many more applications? Get ready to be surprised – here is a list of some wonderful other ways that toothpaste can help us:
1. Polishing Silver
Polishing silver can be a costly affair but if you have toothpaste in your house (obviously you do), you can easily apply it on any tarnished silver. They will become good as new.
2. Headlights on cars
Want to get rid of foggy headlights? Well, clean them with a healthy dose of toothpaste. Before you know it, these car headlights will glow as if they are brought new from the store.
3. Cleaning up piano keys
Like playing the piano but don’t like cleaning them? The piano teeth can get sooty within a few months and so, you need to clean them up a bit. Well, guess what – a dose of toothpaste will do the trick.
4. Swimming goggles went foggy
When you don’t clean your swimming goggles regularly, chances are that they will get foggy. Well – don’t worry – you can just apply toothpaste on it. It will create a thin film on them which will not let them fog anymore.
5. Table stains
Water stains on the table might be difficult to remove. Well, get some toothpaste and use it to clean them and get that twinkling shine back.
6. Cleaning shoes
Have your shoes gotten all dirty? Try using a bit of toothpaste on them and get them to sparkle again.
7. Shirt stains
When ink stains get on the shirt, you are going to find it a difficult task to get rid of. Let toothpaste save you. Put some toothpaste on the spot and let it dry before washing. The following day – your shirt is going to look clean and ready for a meeting.
8. Stains of dye
If hair dye falls on your towel, then you can use toothpaste to get rid of it fast.
9. Treating Mosquito bites
Mosquito bites can be irritating and cause bumps all over your body. Well, rub toothpaste on the bumps and it will lower the irritation and the itch.
10. Treating Pimples
An overnight way of treating pimples is leaving a little of toothpaste on them for the entire night. In the morning, you will have a clean face to start a fresh day.
11. Cleaning iron
You can polish your iron if you use some toothpaste to make it shine again.
12. Cleaning your smartphone
Many do not know it but if your cell phone screen is foggy, you can use toothpaste to help it look clean again.
13. Cleaning your footwear
If you have smelly shoes, use some toothpaste to make them look new and odorless.
14. Stains on your carpet
If you have terrible stains all over your carpet like coffee or wine stains, you can use toothpaste to penetrate the carpet and get the stains off.
15. Cleaning your hands
Clean your dirty hands with toothpaste instead of soap and see how clean they look!
16. Nail polish
Are you always buying costly nail polish removers for your nails? Well, get some toothpaste and remove the polish from your nails.
17. Thermos cleaning
Cleaning your thermos has never been easier. If you want to get rid of the terrible odor of your thermos, then fill it with water and add a little toothpaste in. Shake it to disinfect the entire thermos.
18. CD and DVD scratches
If you want to get scratched DVDs and CDs to play again, then use some toothpaste on them.
19. Car scratches
Toothpaste does not only work on CD scratches. You can even make cars shiny by applying it to car scratches.
20. Hanging posters
Are you out of glue? You can stick posters using toothpaste too. Just apply it on one side and stick it to the wall. If have the wish to remove it, just do it and you won’t damage the wall.
Isn’t toothpaste a surprise? Start using this easy-to-use home solution to get rid of all the extra cleaning costs!