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Toothpaste for acne and zits

Any over the counter toothpaste can be a good remedy for acne and zits. Dab a small amount of paste, just enough to cover the zit. Allow it to dry and then wipe off with luke warm water, then apply again. Do this before bed and you'll will find that the zit has lost it's glow (you'll also smell sweet peppermint dreams!)


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It burned, but it burned my eyes XP Comments By: Anon on 2009-01-25
Yeah I tried this, and it actually worked. It burned for the first 5 minutes I put it on but it felt better afterwards. Thanks to the genious who thought up of this.
 
NO DONT! Comments By: anon on 2009-02-01
I did this actually a minute ago but I put it all over my face. I didnt leave it on for a long pd of time i left it on for maybe 20 sec. and i washed my face and my face is BURNING and bright red like i have sunburn DONT DONT DONT DO IT.
 
well... yea... Comments By: yumi on 2009-01-16
I'm 17 years old and i don't think i can complain much about my acne, it's really light, but it has phases... lol.
I have used toothpaste several times, when I occasionally get one of those bumpy ones. It obviously has some effect, because it dries the pimple out of oils and all the nasty stuff. But it only DRIES it, doesn't make it magically disappear... that will be the skin's own renoval process work. So i would recommend you use it not as a mask (lol i laughed my ass off when i read about ppl that covered their face with it and left it overnight. Of course it will burn your skin if you do that, DUH! O_o) But i'm pretty sure that if you use it correctly, it'll help you getting rid of some ugly zits. Also, it's cheap! :D
Do this only at night, right before bed.
Wash your face with warm water and a neutral soap or a cleasing gel. Dry it completely. Then, apply the toothpaste (i would recommend colgate) on each zit. DO NOT apply it all over your face, only on the zits. Use only enough to cover each one of them, don't overdo it. It will sting a little, but it isn't that bad. Leave it on for about 5 minutes (meanwhile you can do other stuff, like brushing your teeth :D )
after that, just wash it off with cold water. Cold, because it gives a fresh feeling to your skin. And there you have! On the morning after, your zits will be dry and considerably smaller. Now let time work it's magic. Don't scrach it or peel off the dry skin, though it's tempting. And be sure to moisturise your skin, specially on the dried zit's area, it will help the skin to generate.
And there you have, this is my advice, it's worked for me ;D only temporarily, of course.

 
So far so good Comments By: Dan on 2009-01-20
I just read all of these comments and decided to leave TP on for 20 mins. I washed it off with hot water and now the pimple is noticably smaller. Ill give more feedback tomorrow!
 
Great Comments By: Dan on 2009-01-21
Like I said last night, it was working.
I woke up this morning and my zit was way smaller, lighter, and less noticable.

 
talk about over the top Comments By: Anon on 2009-01-02
it does not "burn a whole in your face"
that going way over the top
it mite sting but thats because you shove a whole load off other shit on there aswell

toothpaste has always worked for meee
and makes my skin feel smooth and fresh

 
oh dear stop going over the top Comments By: Anon on 2009-01-02
toothpaste does not burn a whole in your face
thats going way over top saying that
cause if it burned your skin it wouldnt be healthy to use on your teeth durhh!!

it only stings a little but that means the spot is shiverling up and slowly dissapering

i use it every time i get one
works amazingly
and makes me feel all fresh xD

 
CREST ALL WHITE TOOTHPASTE HURT BUT SEEMED TO DRY IT OUT Comments By: Hater of Crest on 2009-01-04
I guess Colgate and Aquafresh work but Crest really hurt. I put it on and straight away it starting burning. After I read that Crest doesn't do anything I took it off after a minute though but it still stings..

My skin feels dryer and cleaner. The toothpaste was so minty it kinda made my eyes water really badly (worse than onions!!)

All red though. Not good.

 
I Dont Really Know Comments By: deborah on 2009-01-05
I dont know if it is just me, but nothing seems to work. I have tried toothpaste, prescriptions, and just about all the little no name brands and high name brands from nutrogena to clean and clear. Nothing works, dont believe everything you hear, it is just your skin, if you have oily skin dont use oil products if you have dry skin, dont use things for oily skin!!!
 
IT WORKED Comments By: anon on 2009-01-10
OMG! IT DID WORK...I TRYED IT AND I USED CREST...I PUT IT ALL OVER MY FACE...AND I HAVE A LITTLE BIT OF SENTSIVE SKIN...THEN WAITED 3O MIN. WASHED IT OFF WITH WARM WATER...BANG...SMOOTH AND ZITS R GONE!
 
IT WORKS TRUE STORY.!!. Comments By: MRS. JONES on 2009-01-11
USING TOOTHPASTE FOR ACNE PIMPLES & ZITS REALLY DOES WORK. ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS JUST APPLY A SMALL AMOUNT OF TOOTHPASTE (JUST ENOUGH TO COVER THE PIMPLE/ZIT) ONTO YOUR FACE. JUST BE SURE NOT TO PUT A THICK LAYER... A THIN LAYER WORKS FINE. IT WON'T DRY OUT YOUR SKIN, OR BURN IT EITHER. JUST MAKE SURE YOU {DON'T} PICK AT THE ZIT BEFORE YOU APPLY THE TOOTHPASTE.

WHAT I DO IS LEAVE MINE ON FOR THE WHOLE DAY, AND RINSE OFF BEFORE I GOT TO BED. OR WHAT YOU COULD DO IS PUT SOME ON BEFORE YOU SLEEP.

ANOTHER THING I HEARD WAS PUTTING HONEY ONTO YOUR ZIT AND COVER WITH A BANDAGE. IDK IF IF WORKS BUT U CAN TRY.

TOOTHPASTE IS GUARANTEED TO HELP SHRINK PIMPLES.!!.

 
IT WORKS!!! Comments By: Jackie :) on 2009-01-11
I noticed i was gettting a zit so i put some toothpaste on.. then went to sleep then after a few times of doing that... the zit was gonee!!
 
It Burned my skin within 5 min!!! DON'T DO IT Comments By: naomi perez on 2009-02-11
I have a big red zit on my cheek, which I hate. I always have a perfect complexion until one big horrible zit comes around to visit me. I decided to apply Colgate Original Flavor and it burned my skin within 5 min. It actually made it worse and more red. I removed it because it was incredibly burning and applied Curel Lotion and it cooled it down. I hope I don't wake up to see it even worse....
Anyone willing to do it....i wouldn't be so sure, remember...I did it and I had previously picked on it, maybe that is why, anyways
let it alone and it will away, not worth to have scars for silly zits.

 
It's Good! Comments By: Gemma on 2009-02-12
It's really good,leave it on overnight and in the morning they will be smaller!
cheap and easy!!
oh and use aquafresh its the best

 
HMMM... Comments By: JOE-ANT on 2009-02-12
I TRIED JUST RITE NOW BUT DIDNT REALIZE MY TOOTHPASTE HAD GEL IS THAT BAD?


 
toothpaste Comments By: Anon on 2009-02-17
Use any toothpaste. It depends on what kind of skin you have. If you are a regular person with regular skin then it should work. If your skin is not like the skin most Americans have then... Toothpaste doesn't work.
 



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