Over time, silver can get dirty and blotchy. When this happens, many people head to the store and they purchase expensive silver cleaning products. Not only is this a waste of money it is also a waste of time. You have everything that you need to clean your silver right in your medicine cabinet. Toothpaste. Simply rub your silver with the toothpaste and you will get the same result as if you had used an expensive silver polish. There is no need to rinse the toothpaste off the silver. You would use it the same way that you use silver polish.
#2 Cleaning the Car HeadlightsWhen you are washing your car, you often scrub it with soap to remove all of the dirt and debris. Unfortunately, the soap that is made for cars won’t always get the dirt and debris off the headlights. If this happens, you should use toothpaste. Simply put a few dabs of toothpaste on a cloth and rub it on your headlights. The dirt and the smudges will come right off.
#3 Clean Your Piano Keys With ToothpasteIf you have a piano, chances are it is the focal point of your room. Because of this, you want it to look beautiful. Over time, the keys can start to turn yellow. If you want your keys to be white and bright again, use toothpaste. If it can remove the yellow from your teeth, it can remove the yellow from the keys. Simply dab a bit on a cloth and wipe down the keys. This will bring them back to looking brand new.
#4 Get Your Sneakers Clean If the rubber area at the bottom of your sneakers is dirty, it can make your sneaker look old. If you want to make your sneakers look new again, use toothpaste. If you put a dab on a cloth and wipe down the dirty parts, your old sneakers will look new again.
#5 Water Rings on Tables If you put a glass on a wood table without a coaster, it can leave rings. These rings can make a table look old and worn. If you want to clean the water rings easily use toothpaste. Put a small dab on a cloth and wipe around the shape of the ring. In about 2 seconds, the ring will be gone.
#6 Ink Stains on Your ShirtIf your pen explodes in your pocket, it can result in a very serious stain. When this happens, it can be very hard to remove the stain. Simply throwing it in the washing machine likely won’t work. When ink spills, most people will throw their shirt away. This is not necessary. To clean the stain, all you need is toothpaste. Rub a dab of toothpaste into the stain and let it sit for 24 hours. Be sure to cover the entire stain with the toothpaste. Wash the shirt in the washing machine the next day with your regular laundry detergent. When you have finished washing and drying the shirt, all of the ink should be gone. This is a great way to save your favorite shirt.
#7 Reduce the Itch From Insect BitesThe itch from an insect bite can drive a person crazy. If you have been bitten by an insect, toothpaste can help. Simply rub a dab of toothpaste over the bite, and the itch will go away. It is also great for reducing the redness and swelling that goes along with the bite.
#8 Reduce the Appearance of PimplesThere is nothing worse than leaving the house with a huge pimple on your face. Some people will use abrasive chemicals that might not work, but they can also make the redness and swelling even worse. If you want to reduce the appearance of a pimple, rub some toothpaste over it. Allow the toothpaste to sit on your face for a minute or two and wipe it off with a wet, warm cloth. In seconds, the redness and swelling will start to go down.
#9 Cleaning Your IronThis is one of the smartest tricks you can do with toothpaste. It is not uncommon for black debris to build up on your iron. If it goes left uncleaned, it can leave black stains on your clothes when you iron them. These stains are often difficult and sometimes impossible to remove. In order to keep from destroying your clothes, the debris from the iron needs to be cleaned. To remove debris from the iron and have it shining like new again, clean the blackened area with toothpaste. It is the easiest and most efficient way to clean the iron. Just be sure to clean the iron with toothpaste when it is cool. If you try to do it when it is warm, the toothpaste will heat up and it will make the problem worse.
#10 Clean Your SmartphoneYour phone can get dirty very easily. A phone is often pressed up against your sweaty face or your sweaty head, which can leave it dirty. Studies have shown that your Smartphone can carry more dirt and bacteria than your toilet. If you want to clean your Smartphone safely and effectively, put a dab of toothpaste on a cloth and wipe down your phone. Not only will your phone be clean, it will smell minty fresh.