Rub Toothpaste over Your Arms Overnight for a Surprising Effect the Next Day

- Advertisement -

You are probably wondering why anyone would rub toothpaste over their arms as its purpose is clearly something else. But, wait until you learn about these 8 unusual uses of toothpaste, many of which are home remedies for certain skin conditions.

8 Unexpected Toothpaste Uses

1. Heals Bruises

A mixture of toothpaste and lotion is an effective salve for treating bruises. Cover your bruise with this mixture before going to bed, and the next morning just rinse the area. Repeat until your bruise disappears, which might take two or three days.

2. Treats Pimples

Gently apply some non-whitening, non-gel toothpaste on the affected skin area before going to bed. The next morning, expect the pimples to be dried up. This home remedy for pimples is not recommended for those with sensitive skin.

3. Deodorizes Hands

You probably want to get rid of that nasty smell on your hands after handling fish or cutting garlic as quickly as you can. Most of the time, washing your hands with water and soap is just not enough so you keep smelling that unpleasant odor. To get rid of it completely, just wash your hands with some toothpaste, and you’ll be amazed by the results.

4. Relieves Irritation from Bug Bites, Blisters, and Sores

To relieve the irritation and stop the itching from bug bites or insect stings, gently rub a tiny dab of toothpaste on the affected area. This will also reduce any swelling. When it comes to blisters and sores, you can also use toothpaste to dry them up, which will hasten the healing process. It’s best to do this treatment before going to bed and leave it overnight.

5. Cleans Fingernails

If toothpaste can make teeth stronger and shinier, it can do the same thing for fingernails. Just scrub over and under your fingernails with toothpaste regularly, and they will become stronger and shinier.

6. Shines Silver and Brass

Besides using it as a home remedy and treatment for various skin conditions, you can also use toothpaste for other purposes. One of them is for silver and brass. Use a dab of toothpaste and a soft toothbrush to scrub gently, and then rinse. Polish with a dry, soft cloth. However, you don’t’ want to use toothpaste for your pearls as it’ll remove their shiny finish.

[thrive_link color=’green’ link=’’ target=’_blank’ size=’medium’ align=’aligncenter’] Heal Cavities, Gum Disease, and Whiten Teeth with This Natural Homemade Toothpaste[/thrive_link]

7. Cleans a Bathroom Sink

Toothpaste is an excellent way to clean your bathroom sink due to its abrasiveness. You can also use it to shine your chrome sink faucet and clean it from water stains. All you have to do is rub them with some toothpaste and then rinse.

8. Makes Scuffs Disappear

The last unusual toothpaste used on our list is removing leather and linoleum scuffs. Rub a dab of toothpaste on leather scuffs using a soft cloth, and then just rinse with a damp one. For linoleum scuffs, use a dry cloth and some toothpaste.

Did you know any of these unusual toothpaste uses? Feel free to share with us your favorite one or some other use that it’s not on our list.

Via Home Remedy Daily | Little Things | Care2 

- Advertisement -

Related articles

Use This Doctor’s Proven Technique and Relieve Your Foot and Heel Pain

Pain in the bottom of the foot can be intensely painful especially if you have to be on...

Binding Spell for Abusive Husband on Real Examples

A rude or cruel husband is not a punishment. His harshness and coldness can be overcome and melted...

What Is the Right Position to Sleep for Each of These Health Problems?

Sleeping plays a highly important role in people’s health. Generally, a human being sleeps on average 25 years...

The Biggest Myths About Exercise and Aging

Just because you’re getting older, doesn’t mean you’re doomed to spend your golden years sitting around. Staying active...