Toothpaste is useful for many other things besides brushing teeth. It dries fast and absorbs humidity, and will also remove stubborn stains easily. This article shows 20 amazing toothpaste tricks.

20 amazing toothpaste trick you didn’t know

  1. Silver polish

Silver gets dirty over time, so you need to polish it regularly to maintain its shine. Don’t bother buying expensive silver cleaning products – toothpaste can substitute them all. Rub some of it on any silver surface, and it will be as good as new.

  1. Car headlight cleaner

The plastic on car headlights needs to be cleaned from time to time, and toothpaste works here as well. Rub some toothpaste on a cloth and clean the headlights in circular motion – it will leave them spotless!

  1. Whiten keys of old pianos

The white keys of pianos tend to become yellow over time. Toothpaste can restore their pearly white color, and make the piano look brand new in just minutes.

  1. Sneaker cleaner

Toothpaste can be used to clean the dirty parts on your shoes. Rub some of it on the dirty spots with a sponge and you will be surprised by the results.

  1. Underwater goggles

Clean your goggles with toothpaste to prevent fogging the next time you use them under water.

  1. Table tops and glass stains

Rub some toothpaste on the stains and you will clean them quickly and efficiently.

  1. Shirt ink stains

Everyone has had an ink stain on their shirt at some point in their life. But, don’t worry – toothpaste can remove the stains easily. Rub some of it on the stain and let it stay for 24 hours, then wash the shirt as usual the following day.

  1. Dye stains on towels

Toothpaste can be of great help if you accidentally dyed or stained your towels.

  1. Insect bites

Apply some toothpaste over insect bites to relieve the itching and red spots on the skin.

  1. Pimples

Toothpaste has been used as an anti-pimple remedy for a long time.

  1. Iron cleaner

Use toothpaste to restore your iron to its previous state.

  1. Smartphone cleaner

It may sound strange, but toothpaste can be used to efficiently clean your smartphone.

  1. Footwear

Toothpaste will clean your shoes and make them like new, while also giving them a fresh fragrance.

  1. Carpet stains

Apply some toothpaste on the stain and rub with a sponge, then watch the magic happen.

  1. Enamel stains

Stains on the enamel can be easily removed without leaving any cleaning marks. The toothpaste will also leave a fresh scent.

  1. Dirty hands

Toothpaste can be used to efficiently clean your hands from dirt.

  1. Thermos cleaner

With time, the thermos starts to smell odd. Add some hot water and toothpaste in it and close it well. This will clean and disinfect the thermos, and get rid of the smell too.

  1. Fixes CD\DVD scratches

Toothpaste can restore CDs and DVDs to their previous state and clean all the scratches from them. Gently rub a small amount on them and the CD should run without problems again.

  1. Removes scratches from your car

To remove scratches from your car, apply a small amount of toothpaste on a soft piece of cloth and rub it on the scratches. Wipe off with a clean cloth and voila! Your car will be restored to its former glory.

  1. Hang posters

Put a dab of toothpaste on every corner of the poster and a small amount between the edges. Now put your poster on the wall and the toothpaste will stick like glue. It will also come off easily when you remove the poster.

The next time you buy toothpaste, get 10 tubes. They are cheap, non-toxic and have many uses as you can see from this article.