Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Extra Uses for Toothpaste - Who Knew?

 What is one cheap thing everyone owns (or should own)?  That's RIGHT toothpaste!! Toothpaste contains mild abrasives and detergents mixed with creamy thickening agents which keep your teeth cleans, this can also take place of expensive cleaners.

Here are some things you can clean with toothpaste!

  • Polish Jewelry - Apply a thin film of toothpaste with a soft cloth or toothbrush on the piece of jewelry you wish to polish. Polish, rinse with water and dry.
  • Remove carpet stains - Scrub stain with toothbrush and toothpaste.
  • Clean scratched Cd's - Dab a small amount of toothpaste on the scratch and buff with a cloth, rinse and dry.
  • Spiff up sneakers - Apply a small amount of toothpaste on the sneaker and scrub with a toothbrush.
  • Banish water rings on furniture - Dab a small amount if toothpaste and use a damp cloth to gently buff away the water ring. You may have to repeat this a few times.
  • Clean the inside of water bottles or baby bottles - Scrub the inside using a toothbrush and toothpaste, rinse with hot water.
  • Defog - Apply a small amount of toothpaste to the inside of your mask or goggles and rinse.
*Don't use colored toothpaste or gels, these can leave unwanted stains. All you need is a plain tube of white toothpaste!

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