11 Unexpected Uses of Toothpaste you Can Never Think of
1. Clean your Piano Keys
If your piano keys are a little bit grimy, take you toothbrush and your toothpaste and clean them up. Afterwards wipe them down with a damp towel.
The ivory that the piano keys are made from is essentially elephant teeth, so it makes sense to clean them with toothpaste.
2. Shine your Sneakers
It is the white rubber part of the sneakers that gets darker and it is very difficult to make it white again. But that will no longer be a problem if you use toothpaste to scrub them. Use an old toothbrush fro scrubbing and then clean them with a damp towel.
3. Clean your Iron
To scrub the dirt off the bottom of your clothing iron, apply non-gel toothpaste to the cool iron. Scrub the paste with a rug and rinse it off with some water. The toothpaste has abrasive properties that will make it shine like new.
4. Clean your Jewelry
If your silver earrings or necklace has gone darker, you can bring back its shine with some toothpaste. Use a damp cloth to clean off the leftover.
5. Prevent your Goggles from Fogging
Everyone gets frustrated when their goggles fog while scuba diving or skiing, and this can also be really dangerous. To prevent that just coat them with a toothpaste and wipe it off.
6. Remove Ink and Stains from Fabric
When a pen opens up in your pocket, you probably throw out that shirt since there is no way it will get out without leaving a stain.
However, rubbing your shirt with toothpaste will help you get rid of it. Rub it once, rinse it with water and rub it again. Repeat until all the ink is gone.
7. Remove Watermarks from Furniture
Some people don’t have the habit to use coasters for their glasses, and that leaves watermark rings. You can easily remove them if you apply some toothpaste and rub the furniture with a soft cloth.
8. Clear Pimples and Mosquito Bites
Put some non-whitening toothpaste on the pimples or the mosquito bites and let them dry overnight. Do it few nights in a row and soon your pimple will be gone.
The toothpaste absorbs the oil and dehydrates the pimple. But make sure you do not have easily irritated and sensitive skin.
9. Wash your Hands
When you clean your mouth with toothpaste, it smells fresh. The same happens when you use it to clean your hands. If you touched something stinky with your hands the toothpaste will get rid of the smell.
10. Clean your Phone Screen
You are constantly touching your smartphone and there are fingerprints left on the screen all the time. And what’s more the screen of our phone is one of the dirtiest things we get in touch with during the day. Fortunately, you can clean all the bacteria with toothpaste.
11. Ballerinas and Leather Shoes
Just apply some toothpaste on your ballerinas and leather shoes to make them shiny and looking like new. Moreover, the toothpaste will deodorize the shoes and get rid of the stinky smell.