Dentists recommend brushing your teeth three times a day after every meal. For proper hygiene we use a toothbrush , toothpaste, dental floss and mouthwash, all to have a great smile. Did you know that you can give toothpaste other uses related to household cleaning and that they can get you out of trouble more than once? Discover them!
Surprising uses of toothpaste for cleaning your home
There are many uses that toothpaste offers us at home, but it is also an excellent remedy to take care of our skin. Attention! Learn how to get the most out of toothpaste.
1 Remove bad odors
Garlic and onion are two foods that are used quite often in cooking. They give a lot of flavor to the dishes, but unfortunately they leave an unpleasant smell that is difficult to remove on the hands. To make it go away without much trouble, rub your hands in toothpaste, let it act for a while and wash them with water. Has it had an effect?
2 Toothpaste against stains
Stains on the carpet, on the walls, on the clothes, on the shoes … The toothpaste will leave everything like gold. You will have to scrub a little, but in the end the effort will have been worth it. Just a warning regarding footwear: also help yourself with a toothbrush to make it more effective.
3 Clean cd, computer screen and mobile
Yes, we know it sounds weird and that it will be difficult for you to do it, but toothpaste will remove scratches from music CDs, as well as those from your computer screen and scratches from your phone screen. What you have to do in all three cases is put a little toothpaste on a damp cloth, pass it over the surface of these objects and finish with a dry cloth.
4 To treat acne and insect bites
Your skin is extra sensitive, we know it, that’s why teaming up with toothpaste will solve the occasional setback. That a pimple has come out and the next day you have an appointment? Put some paste on it, leave it all night and the next day it will be dry. On the other hand, if you notice that a wasp has stung you and you feel a lot of pain and itching, spread toothpaste on the area and you will get a slight improvement.
5 Toothpaste, your new styling gel for hair
That you have run out of gel just the day you wanted to give your hair a wet effect to the Kendall Jenner, toothpaste to the rescue! Use it only in emergencies, because if you abuse it you will end up spoiling your precious hair.
6 Remove dirt from mirrors
Do you know an excellent remedy to prevent the bathroom windows from fogging up every time you shower? Clean the mirror with a cloth and a little toothpaste. You can also achieve these results if you apply it on your glasses or on the windows of the house.
7 To strengthen the nails
Nutrition is a very important factor in having healthy, beautiful and strong nails . The abusive use of enamel causes them to weaken or even cause fungi and the much-feared yellowish color to appear. To do? We have the solution: toothpaste! Not only does it keep them clean, but it also strengthens them and gives them much more shine.
8 Remove dye stains
How many times has it happened to you that you were at home putting your hair dye with your towel on well and having taken all the precautions, but in the end some of the product ends up falling on your clothes, many right? Clean hair dye stains with toothpaste (it will go away easily), but to prevent it, we advise you that next time, before getting down to work, spread a little of this cream on your forehead, hands or around the ears so that it does not penetrate the skin.
9 Shine the jewels
Over time, poorly cared for jewelery takes on a greenish color that is very unpleasant for the eyes. With the help of a toothbrush, spread the toothpaste on the corresponding ring, earring or necklace. Leave it with the cream overnight and, the next day, wipe it with a damp cloth and it will be as good as new.