Everyone thinks that toothpaste is only useful for brushing your teeth (or to dry out pesky blemishes). However, this product is very practical and has a huge potential that’s not always explored since many people don’t know how to use it effectively. Here a few great ways of using toothpaste in different ways.
Make your own Snickers tube
- Crush a Snickers bar with a hammer.
- Place the mashed Snickers in a bowl.
- Put it in the microwave for 4 minutes (or until it becomes liquid).
- Cut the extremity of a cleaned toothpaste tube.
Fill your toothpaste tube with the melted Snickers
- Fold the end of the tube and put some tape to make sure it’s well sealed.
You now have a Snickers dispenser!
Clean a dry erase board
- Put some WD-40 in your toothpaste tube.
- Put a bit of toothpaste in a dish.
- Wash the board with the toothpaste.
Whiten your nails
- Put some toothpaste on your nails.
- Scrub them with a toothbrush.
- 5 days later you will get whiter nails!
Make your own anti-stress ball
Fill a balloon with toothpaste and make a knot
You can now relax
Remove ink stains
By intensely scrubing toothpaste on your ink stained clothes, you will most probably be able to save your article of clothing! Redo it as many times until the stain has completely vanished.
Make your silverware shine
Rub a small amount of toothpaste on your silverware to make them shine once again.
Make your silver jewellery shine
To make your tarnished jewellery shine again, rub a small amount of toothpaste on them.
Clean underarm stains from your clothes
- Put some toothpaste on your underarm t-shirt stains.
- Add some baking soda.
- Add some hydrogen peroxide.
- Wash your shirt.
Whiten your piano keys
If your piano keys are starting to tarnish, you can whiten them with some toothpaste. Put some toothpaste on a damp cloth and rub it on the yellowed piano keys. This will make them look good as new.
Seal your envelopes with toothpaste
Get rid of fishy odors when you’re cooking
Wash your hands with toothpaste.
Remove CD scratches
By rubbing a bit of toothpaste on your scratched CD or phone screen, you can make them disappear. Be gentle when you are rubbing the surface!
Reduce the itching effect of insect bites
Toothpaste can easily reduce the itching effect caused by insect or spider bites.
Use toothpaste as liquid paper
Wash chrome surfaces
The best way of washing sinks and to make all the stains disappear is to rub toothpaste on these surfaces.
Remove lipstick stains
If you have lipstick stains on your clothes or other fabrics and you can’t get rid of them, apply toothpaste on them and scrub to remove them completely.
Clean your white shoes
Clean your white shoes with some toothpaste.
Wash your pool goggles
Put a small layer of toothpaste inside your goggles and then rinse them. You won’t have any steam in them anymore.
Remove wood stains
If you have stains on your wood surfaces, rub it with some toothpaste and water to remove them.
Save your white fabrics
If your white fabrics (clothes, tablecloths, cushions, etc.) have wine, lipstick, or other types of stains, toothpaste can save them. Rub the toothpaste on the stain and let it work its magic. Wash your fabric in the washing machine afterwards.
Relieve small burns
If you have a small burn, relieve it by applying some toothpaste on it.
Clean your glasses
- Put a small amount of toothpaste on eyeglass lenses.
- Gently rub off the toothpaste with a cloth.
Make your car lights shine
You can make your car lights look good as new in no time, by applying some toothpaste on it. Rub it on your lights with an old toothbrush and then rinse with water.
Watch this video to learn more about these amazing hacks!
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