We can’t function without our favorite brand of toothpaste to start our day with! But did you know that there are many other things that your toothpaste can be applied on, other than your teeth? And with great results?
Simple Household Tips
Read on to get pleasantly surprised!
1. Shine Your Car Headlight
Next time you find your car headlights hazy, don’t wait for the next service to have them cleaned. Just apply a mixture of toothpaste and water on the headlights with a cloth and let it sit for 5 minutes. Rinse them clean and wipe dry. You’ll find them shiny as new!
2. Clean Your Iron
Iron gets a lot of blackish gunk on it from regular use. Just apply some toothpaste on the dirty surface and leave it for some time. Wipe it clean with a damp cloth. Remember to do this only when the iron is cool.
3. Deodorize Your Hands
Handling veggies like onion and garlic leaves our hands smelling pungent. Even washing them with soap doesn’t help. Try this the next time. Just rub some toothpaste on your hands before rinsing them with water, and you’ll find them smelling minty fresh!
4. Get Rid Of Scratches From Your Phone
Phone scratches can be ugly and can even make your phone display appear unclear and blurry. Before you’re ready to get another screen or phone, it’s worth trying this toothpaste trick. Just apply some toothpaste on a piece of soft cloth and gently rub it on the scratched surface in a circular motion to remove the scratches.
5. Polish Old Jewelry
Simple Household Tips
We all love our precious and semi-precious jewelry. However, prolonged use can tarnish the pieces. Surprisingly, other than pearls, a little bit of toothpaste can help bring back the shine to almost everything in your jewelry box. Just take some toothpaste on an old toothbrush and scrub your dull jewelry with it. Finally, just dip them in warm water to wash the toothpaste off them.
6. Get Rid Of Shoe-Scuffs
Get rid of the scuffs on your shoes by applying toothpaste on a wet cloth and scrubbing them out. If you find stubborn spots make use of a toothbrush to get rid of the scuffs. Once you’re finished, wipe your shoes clean with a rag.
7. Remove Carpet Stains
Removing carpet stains was never this easy! Just apply some toothpaste on the stained area and scrub the stain off with a microfiber cloth.