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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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toothpaste Comments By: Haley on 2009-08-17
From what i've read it seems like you all put it all over your face. Thats stupid, because it WILL dry out your face, thats what makes it work. If you just dab on the actual zit and ONLY the zit it should help. It won't magically disappear over night, but it will be less red and not get any bigger. The toothpaste keeps the zits dry which helps it go away faster, because oil is the main cause of zits. In my experience it has not burned holes through my face and i doubt thats even possible. Are you guys sure you didn't put sulfuric acid on your face instead? jk. I don't even think it burns that bad, it kinda is like the stinging of hand sanitizer. I've slept with it over night as well, and had no negative side affects. I'd say just try it for yourself, everyone's skin is different.
 
wow Comments By: kl on 2009-08-18
DONT USE GEL TOOTHPASTE!!!! THATS WHAT BURNS THE SKIN. USE WHITE TOOTHPASTE AND IT WILL WORK. IT WONT MAKE THEM DISSAPEAR BUT DECREASE THE SORENESS AN SIZE
 
Hmm this is interesting....:) read on... Comments By: Krystal on 2009-08-18
One day i saw one of my friends and she use to have bad acne like i do. Then like the next few days i saw her and realized her skin was clearing up and it had a little bit of radiance of shine and everything and it looked a lot softer. I asked her what she used and she said she used toothpaste. So one night i tried it and i put it on my face a little bit not much and i just rubbed it in gently and left it on for about 5 minutes... it was veryyy tingily it wasn't burning but it was like a refreshing feeling that your skin was getting cleaned.. so after i washed it off after 5 minutes i realized my skin was a little brighter, there was more softness to my skin and moisture..wierd lol. and the acne didn't look so red or painful. Everyone has different skin and if you have a bad reaction to the toothpaste maybe you should stick to regular acne medication, Because there are a lot of people that i have noticed on here have had toothpaste work for them and some that hadn't. Ill tell you toothpaste really works.. but again everyone has different skin. :)
 
I dont think so Comments By: josh on 2009-08-20
when i was a college student i really hate my face that fulls of pimples..and time comes i used toothpaste its just irritating my skin and create dryness and my pimples was spreading upon my face.. hu hu but i assure you that using a facial cleanser that contains an oxygen it would really work in terms of removing the pimples..
 
works Comments By: sean on 2009-08-21
i use colgate, paste, and it works. i put it on before i sleep, (it burns so little i can fall asleep). So try it yourself, because it works for me :)
 
Crest Pro Health works very well Comments By: Will on 2009-08-24
I use crest pro health. Use it on pimples before and after. Helps to clear my skin very well overnight. Does occasionaly dry my skin a little, but helps to get all the oil out of my skin. Never had any redness or burn reaction. It does sting a little, but it wasn't invented for skin, ya know? Deal with a little pain.
 
I kindA Works Comments By: Jessie on 2009-08-31
Well I. Read all the comments and I was confused if toothpaste worked or not so of course I tried it. I put colgate all over my face for ten min. And it dried out all of my zits and the redness went away. And best of all it didn't leave burnt marks so I recommend to use toothpaste wait one more things it burns.
 
I am trying this out right NOW! :o Comments By: D on 2009-09-02
Okay, I'm average 12 year old girl, and right now I have 3 spots on my face. I just applied white toothpaste on my spots. Now I'm atleast 10 minutes into the healing
(or the dreaded big hole story haha)Wish me luck, I'll replie!

 
Ehhh Comments By: Joey on 2009-09-14
i never did it before but im just saying, i would rather be healthy about what i eat and drink green tea instead of taking a cleaning shorcut, its your fault if you try this and burn your skin
 
HM I DONT KNOW.. Comments By: abbs on 2009-09-17
i just used it, and my face definetely feels cleaner. If you have SUPER oily skin, i recommend. It seems to have reduced the size of some of my pimples, but i guess i wont know until a few more minuted.
 
WHAT DO I DO? Comments By: sam on 2009-09-21
OKAY SO IM JUST AN AVERAGE 11 YEAR OLD. I LOVE TO PUT ON MAKE UP LIKE YOU KNOW EYELINER AND MASCARA AND LIP GLOSS? I HAVE A BUNCH OF ZITS AND WHITE HEADS AND ONE BLACK HEAD. I AM BEING MADE FUN OF I TRIED EVRYTHING POSSIBLE IN THE BOOK, I HAVE TRIED NOXEMA, SKIN CARE, ZAPZIT,CLEAN CLEAR,SEA BREEZE,WITCH HAZEL BUT I DONT KNOW WHAT TO DO SO I AM WONDERING IF YOU CAN USE COLGATE TOOTHPASTE LIKE A DOT THE SIZE OF A PEA ON THE ZIT BUT SEEING ALL THE COMMENTS SAYING IT BURNED THERE FACES I DONT KNOW WHAT TO DO PLEASE HELP AND SEND ME BACK A REPLY ON HOW TO SAVE MY FACE AND ALSO MY MOM BLAMES THE MAKE UP BUT IM GOIN THROUGH PUBERTY AND STUFF SO IM BLAMING THE DIRT AND OILS IN MY FACE SO IS THAT ALSO TRUE? PLEASE HELP ME IM AM SO FREAKIN CONFUSED SO HELLLLLLLP MEEEEEEE PLEEEEEEAAAAAASSEEEEEE?
 
Aquafresh Extreme Clean! Comments By: Anon on 2009-09-26
What up! Ive got a BANGER on my snout, I just dabbed it with the forementioned toothpaste, it stopped burning after about 5 minutes (wasnt burning so bad I couldnt stand it). I can already feel that its drying the heck out of my nose, lol.. I'm gonna leave it on overnight! Hopefully my nose will crinkle up and the gallon of milk on my nose will expire! I will post again in the morning with results, so be on the lookout!!
 
TRY IT : ) Comments By: MEXICAN on 2009-10-10
It does work, but only a little dab on the zit itself. dont let it touch your skin, or it WILL burn it and turn red.
 
HAHAHA Comments By: Audri on 2009-10-26
WOW... burn a hole in ur skin? Get a life that has never happened to me and doubt it will to anyone else... it works and when it is burning that means that it is WORKING! So yeah use it it works!
 
it does work Comments By: :] on 2009-11-04
i had a HUGE pimple on my chin and i put toothpaste on it. at first i wasnt sure if it would work. i heard people saying that it did but i just wanted to try it for myself and it did! within like 3 hours, my pimple shrunk. i was amazed. but it was still super red.
 
works great on the right skin Comments By: Bri on 2009-11-09
this method definitely works for me. sometimes i put toothpaste on underground pimples as well as white-heads. sometimes it makes it smaller and sometimes it is completely gone by the next day. it does tingle a bit when you put it on, but nothing major. my skin is slightly oily, and my pores clog up like crazy. for those people with sensitive skin - you might want to try a different method... for those saying their skin burned - people remember it is different for different kinds of skin. not everyone's skin will burn, just make sure your skin isn't THAT sensitive - you can take it from me.



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