Toothpaste is a very common supply in almost every home, it is used by many people at least once a day to ensure they have clean teeth and fresh breath. So many of these people however do not have an idea that there is so much more that can be achieved with a tube of toothpaste.

This article will furnish you with information about other ways you can use toothpaste in your homes. Let’s take a look.

Keeping shoes white

When you get new shoes, it takes barely three weeks for the white part of the shoes to begin to look their immaculate color. It can be a hell of a task to restore them back to their original state, one that only 1 out of 10 people are willing to undergo. Using a drop of non-gel toothpaste and scrubbing will do the magic, removing every form of stain on the shoes.

Eases itching and swelling

When we spend time outdoors, especially in the spring and summer, it is advisable to have a tube of toothpaste close by. Inevitably we will get bitten by bugs which will cause a lot of itching and swelling. The mint in the paste helps to considerably ease the itching and swelling while giving a cooling sensation.

Cause hardware to glow anew

It can be difficult to restore the glow of hardware, especially faucet hardware like those in the bathrooms and kitchen. However this can be achieved by using a few drops of toothpaste and scrubbing with a clean cloth. Rinse off the paste when you are satisfied and wipe with a dry cloth.

Restore shine to jewelry

Simply apply a few drops of toothpaste to the jewelry and scrub gently, rinse afterwards and wipe clean with a dry cloth.

Remove smell from hands

When we touch garlic, onions or any other ingredients they leave a pungent smell on our hands. Put some toothpaste in the hands and work them in before rinsing and the smell will be gone.

Prevent fog on goggles

Add some non-gel toothpaste to the lens of the goggles and use a micro-fiber cloth to wipe off then dry the goggles.

Remove water rings from furniture

Apply some paste on the affected part and gently wipe scrub with a moist cloth. Afterwards wipe off with a wash cloth and allow to dry.


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