There is no doubting the traditional use of toothpaste is to clean the teeth. But did you really think toothpaste was only used to clean teeth?
Well that is just one of its uses which means you have yet to consider all the other ways toothpaste has blessed the mundane lives of mortals.
Who knows these hacks might just help you replace the more expensive ways you have with dealing your problems and even save you a lot of time by avoiding running to the store to get something in the moment of emergencies.
Need something to clean your jewels:
Have to attend a wedding in less than an hour and out of jewellery cleaner? Well toothpaste is your best bet for that moment! Have an interview in 2 hours and no time for a manicure for the yellow and crusty nails you have? Well you would be happy to know that toothpaste is great at cleaning out your nails and making them whiter! Ranging from making shoes whiter to getting rid of stains from clothes, Toothpaste is something you will be looking at in amazement by the end of this discussion!
Making your car lights squeaky clean:
If you are a car lover, this is the trick for you! Layer your car lights with some toothpaste and rub it with a soft sponge in circular motions. Wipe the toothpaste away with a damp cloth and say hello to shiny new headlights. You’ll find that it is very satisfying.
Clears out pimples:
Distressed by an unexpected appearance from a small pus filled guest? Don’t be afraid. We have a neat trick for you. All you need to do is dab some non-whitening gel paste on your pimple, the paste with absorb the oil and help shrink the pimple down. Although it would be really irritating on sensitive skin so you better be careful about it.
Makes your hands smell great:
We often find ourselves in situations where our hands smell disgusting to the point where even we can’t stand the odor. Be it after working with a bucket of eggs or even when you have to chop up veggies like onions or garlic. Wash your hands with some toothpaste and 1watch it wash the odor away, leaving a minty fresh scent behind!
Removing stains from clothes:
Make up stains on your white shirt? Oil stains splattered across the hem of your dress? Grass stains ruining the back of your collar? Don’t be frustrated and throw the clothes out! Use a toothbrush and toothpaste to scrub at the stain, leave it there for about 15 minutes before washing it away and you’ll find that the shirt looks like it had never been worn before!
8. Cleaning the sink:
The grime and mold that accumulates on your steel sink knobs can often be classified as disgusting and who wants to be embarrassed with their bathroom when someone comes to visit? Certainly not you! Why? Because we are going to help you by telling you how to clean it! Take a toothbrush and some toothpaste and start scrubbing! Wash the paste away to reveal a stain free tap, shiny enough to see your own in.
Prevent goggles from fogging:
When you can’t enjoy being underwater due to your goggles being all fogged up it takes the fun out of swimming. Or on a more pragmatic level it might just make you bump into someone or something which can be dangerous
So to avoid that layer the inside and outside of your goggle lens with toothpaste! Wipe it off and then go for a swim. You’ll find yourself enjoying a swim filled with no bumping and clear vision.
Prevent bathroom mirrors from fogging:
Don’t you just hate it when you are having a wonderful warm shower but your bathroom mirror fogs up? Making it so inconvenient for you to indulge in stuff like doing your make up and blow drying your hair or even inspecting any remains of soap left on your back or hair. Layer the mirror up with non-gel based tooth paste and wipe it down before you get into the shower. You’ll be happy to see it not being fogged up later.
Cleans your piano keys:
Piano keys, the authentic ones are made of ivory and ivory is made from elephant teeth. Teeth being the key word can be cleaned by toothpaste! Scrub them down with some toothpaste with your hand and then wipe it away with a damp cloth. Enjoy playing a piano that looks good as new.
Cleaning your clothing iron:
No one likes the dirt that accumulates under the iron over time of being used. It has the possibility of sticking to your clothes and permanently ruining them. The best way to go about this is using toothpaste to clean out the bottom. Rub the toothpaste over the grime and gently scrub it off with a damp cloth. This is the best way to go about this without using expensive cleaners.
Removing water stains from wood:
Ever had your mother just extremely mad at you for not using coasters on her wooden table whilst putting a glass of water with condensation pooling down the sides and stopping at the bottom? Well here is a neat trick you can pull of before she even finds out about your blunder. A damp cloth, and some toothpaste. Use this by gentle pat and scrub to make the stain go away.
Cleans silver Jewellery:
Want to make your silver jewellery shine all over again? Who doesn’t want to make their stuff look as good as new again? Say goodbye to your expensive jewellery cleaners and invest in a tooth brush that’s usually used for babies and some toothpaste. Gently scrub the desired surface with the toothbrush and see the magic unfold. If the surface is caked with dirt we recommend soaking it in a glass with some toothpaste and water, that should do the trick.
Cleaning your nails:
Having a yellow or grimy nail day? Don’t want to waste money on a manicure? We have the perfect solution for you! Since your nails are made from the same substance your teeth are, it seems obvious what works for the teeth will work for the nails are well. So grab some toothpaste and get to scrubbing.
(source from Tapoos)