Having toothpaste in our bathroom is something that we all have which we commonly use as the first thing in the morning. However, toothpaste can offer even more aside its primary function to properly take care of our oral hygiene. Follow reading and find out what simple toothpaste can offer to your household.
18 Unusual Uses of Toothpaste
- Cleans the smart phone
The toothpaste can reduce the fine scratches on the screen of your smart phone and perfectly clean it. Just add a small dose of toothpaste on your screen, but make sure to avoid the buttons and speakers and then clean it with a soft cloth.
- Nicely cleans your iron
The iron is commonly affected by stains due to the ironing process, but these stains can be removed with the use of toothpaste. Apply some toothpaste on your iron and after that clean it with a damp cloth.
- Relieves mosquito bites
Mosquito bites usually cause itchiness and irritation and by rubbing toothpaste on these bites can soothe these conditions due to the content of peppermint. This herb reveals analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties that alleviate the itching and redness of bites through its effect on the skin’s thermo receptors.
- Whitens yellow nails
Just rub your yellow nails by using a little bit of toothpaste and thanks to its abrasive and cleansing effect you will restore their natural whiteness. In the end use a nail brush and moisturize them well.
- Washes dirty hands
That stubborn dirt on your hands can be easily removed if you wash them with a little toothpaste. After this wash make certain to properly hydrate your hands with a little shea butter or sweet almond oil.
- Clears car scratches
Use a little bit of a toothpaste on your car scratches. Take an old soft cloth and gently rub the scratches thereby removing them from your car.
- Shines the car headlights
The use of toothpaste will make your headlights brighter, and for that purpose rub toothpaste on them and after that wipe it off with a soft cloth.
- Hang posters
The toothpaste is the perfect solution for your posters because they will get easily stuck on the walls. When you will want to remove them the toothpaste will not damage the wall.
- Removes the bad odor from your thermos
The toothpaste contains an antibacterial agent which removes the unpleasant odors from your thermos. Just fill the thermos with water and in it add some toothpaste. Shake the thermos nicely and rinse it with water.
- Cleans carpet stains
This product will successfully remove the stains embedded in your carpet. Just apply little bit on the stains and then rub it. Leave it to act for a few seconds and after that wash it off.
- Shines your shoes
Your shoes will be like new when you will remove the stubborn stains by using toothpaste to clean them.
- Eliminates mist from swimming goggles and diving masks
Your swimming goggles or diving masks will not be misting up if you use toothpaste. Just use toothpaste onto your glasses or masks and then rinse them with clear water and leave them to dry before use.
- Cleans ink stains on your shirt
The toothpaste is an efficient tool for removing ink stains, just use toothpaste straight onto the stain, let it stay during the night and wash it off the next day.
- Cleans dye stains
Use the same procedure as the removal of ink stains.
- Whitens the old piano keys
Restore the beauty of your piano keys by using toothpaste and thus make them look better.
- Removes water stains on the table
Water stains on tables can be easily removed with toothpaste. Rub the surface of the table with a little toothpaste and after that clean it with a soft cloth.
- Polishes silver
Your silver jewelry and objects will restore their shine and will be free of stains by using toothpaste. Use it on all your silver surfaces and rub it gently with a clean soft cloth.
- Repairs scratched CDs and DVDs
Your old scratched CDs and DVDs will be functioning again if you use toothpaste on them.