Do you know that toothpaste can be used in so many ways aside from just cleaning your mouth and teeth? Well, you read that right. Toothpaste has various beauty and skin uses but make sure to choose the plain kind.
Why not try these amazing hacks and see for yourself.
Hack #1 Acne and Pimple Treatment
Acne is caused by hormones in the body, dirt and even by the food we eat. This could be a serious dilemma for both men and women, especially those who are in the puberty stage.
In a small container, put a small amount of toothpaste. Get a cotton bud and use it to apply it to your acne or spot treat that pimple. Wash your face after thirty minutes. Do not forget to moisturize.
Hack #2 Dark Spot Treatment
Another common concern for women is the dark spots or melasma on the parts of the face. Although it is not yet fully understood why it manifest, certain factors contribute to its development, such as pregnancy, overproduction of melanin, ageing and prolonged UV exposure.
Squeeze a tiny amount of toothpaste in a small container. Dab your finger to the paste and evenly spread it to where you dark spot is. After ten to fifteen minutes, wash your face with your preferred soap. Apply your sunscreen, it is a must.
Hack #3 Blackheads Treatment
When pores are clogged, the sebum has no way to flow out. Thus blackheads are formed. It usually is found on the nose. Blackheads are a real headache and not a pretty sight. This hack offers a solution so that you may lessen your visit to your dermatologist for facial treatments.
Put a tablespoon of toothpaste, a tablespoon of salt and half tablespoon of water in a small bowl. Mix it well until it becomes a paste. Rub it to your blackheads for two to three minutes. After doing so, leave it for ten minutes then rinse.
Hack #4 Skin Whitener
Some women wish to have a fairer, lighter skin. Your toothpaste can do that too. Changes may not be dramatic, but when done religiously, you might see a difference.
A tablespoon of toothpaste and half a tablespoon of tomato juice is all you need for this hack. Put them together and apply to your skin.
Hack #5 Unwanted Hair Removal Treatment
Get rid of unwanted hair growth in parts of your body where you don’t want them to be by doing this toothpaste beauty hack.
Combine a tablespoon of toothpaste, a tablespoon of sugar and a half tablespoon of lemon juice. Put them all together then apply the solution to body parts where you wish to lighten up. Rub your skin in an upward motion and leave it for a few minutes. Wash and rinse after.
You can also use a toothpaste to clean your nails and exfoliate your lips.
Isn’t it amazing how a tube sitting on your bathroom sink next to your toothbrush can do so much?
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