Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Not Just An Ordinary Toothpaste!

Other Things You Can Do With Toothpaste!
  • Removes stain from cloth. To take out all kinds of stain like ink or lipstick, squeeze some on the spot, scrub and rinse.
  • Even out scratches on CD / DVD. If the screen freezes, take out the disc, put some toothpaste on it, scrub and clean it off.
  • Cleans diamond ring. Just squeeze a little on a used toothbrush, wet the ring, scrub gently, rinse and your diamond ring should be look sparkling new.
  • Cleans silver. Toothpaste can be used to polish any kind of silver. It really does bring out the shine in silverwares.
  • Placate burns. Right after you get burnt, put it on. It helps to relieve the sting.
  • Removes crayon from painted walls. Rub the marks with the toothpaste and a damp rag. Wipe with water to get rid of residue.
  • Remove carpet stains. Squeeze some onto the carpet, scrub, rinse and let it dry.
  • Relieves insect bites. Spread a little over either of these and you’ll feel soothed and no itches. Mosquito, flea and ant bites work especially well.
  • Keep girl babies’ bows in their hair. If they don’t have much hair this is particularly useful. It doesn’t pull it out, it just washes out.
  • Clean your nails. Teeth and nails are made of the same material. To clean your nails, squeeze some on top of a toothbrush, wet your nails and brush them thoroughly. Be amazed by the sparkle.
  • Clean shoes. Scrubbing toothpaste with a wet toothbrush over the boots, working shoes and rubber part of sneakers will work. It can also be used to remove scuffs.
  • Put up posters. You can use toothpaste to put up posters without damaging the wall. However, avoid using it for collector posters. It can damage the ink over time.
  • Use it to temporarily seal holes. It can be used as a spackle to fill nail holes. This sounds evil, but you can use it right before you move out of your rented apartment.
  • Clean around the bathroom. Use it to clean shower doors and rings around the bath tub. It has an abrasive so that is why it works good.
  • Clean your vehicle’s headlight lenses. Put some toothpaste in a bowl with some water. Use a buffer pad and clean off fog caused by dirt and bugs hitting them.
  • Clean model cars. Hobbyists who collect and build model cars, robots and action figures can certainly use toothpaste to make them nice and shiny.
  • Remove scratches on your watch crystal. Dab some on the watch and scrub it with tissue.
  • Treat acne. Be very careful when using this. Use it at most once a week. Just dab a small amount on a pimple before bed, wake up and it will dry up.
  • Prevent fog in your swimming goggles. Just wipe it on, clean it off. Works well.
  • Clean piano keytops. A dab of toothpaste, a soft cloth and some rubbing will usually clean piano keytops and turn them white again.
  • Deodorize smelly hands. Wash your hands with a dab of toothpaste and it will remove smells like onions and other unpleasant odors.
  • Remove scratches on glassware. Polish with a squeeze of toothpaste. Your glassware should be shining in no time.
  • Remove beach tar. Getting that black beach tar on your feet can put a small crimp in your vacation, but it is easy enough to remove. Just rub it with some non-gel toothpaste and rinse.
  • Deodorize baby bottles. It works for sour smelling baby bottles. Scrub with toothpaste and a bottle brush and the bottles should end up smelling clean and fresh.
  • Cleans clothes iron. The mild abrasive in non-gel toothpaste is just the ticket for scrubbing the gunk off the bottom plate of your clothes iron. Apply the toothpaste to the cool iron, scrub with a cloth, then rinse clean.
  • Remove water marks from furniture. To get rid of those telltale watermark rings left by sweating beverages, gently rub some non-gel toothpaste on the wood with a soft cloth.

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