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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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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.
 
DO NOTT USEEE! Comments By: ashleyw on 2009-11-09
i put aquafresh on my face last night and kept it on overnight. when i woke up, i wipe it off with hot water, and i had red spots all over my face. i had to go to school today and allll my friends were askin if i had chicken pocks! i still have the red spots on my face. and i have put medicine on it. it better go away FAST!
 
HELP PLEASAE Comments By: Diego on 2009-11-19
I AM RUBBED TOOTHPASTE IN MY EYE AND IT BURN BAD NO VISION, PLEASE SOME HELP ME, WHAT CAN I DO

TipKing says: If you are in pain then get to a doctor.

 
It works but, Comments By: Anonymous on 2009-12-03
First I popped my zit, to get rid of all the Icky stuff Inside. Then after it stopped bleeding, I dabbed a little toothpaste onto it, let it sit for about ten minutes. And the next morning my zit was basically gone. And trust me, it was huge before I started.
 
I'm Trying it right now! Comments By: KaylaBabayyy on 2009-12-12
I just put Crest pro-health all over my face. It really doesn't burn but its making my eyes water!! lol
NO.. i don't have zits all over my face. Only in one spot. But i want it too all look the same:) and it semlls good! haha
Wish me luck!

 
awesome!!! Comments By: brendalee on 2009-12-15
haha it actually works! im trying it right now! but im not leaving it over night im just putting it on for like 20 minutes then rinsing it off and putting it on again. and each time its less and less! haha i love toothpaste!!
 
Worked for me... Comments By: Charles on 2009-12-25
First off.... reading peoples comments makes me want to go die in a hole. Learn to !#$%ing spell people. "i try cus i dn't no cus make my skins burn" you guys fail hardcore at English, but yeah it worked for me. Don't cover your whole face and don't leave it on for long though.
 
Colgate worked for me Comments By: Anansi on 2009-12-28
One of my friends told me to use colgate total whitening on my face because of my bad breakouts, so i dabbed a few spots onto the bumps and left it on overnight, when i woke up the bumps were almost completely gone or at least less swollen and red and made my skin look even
 
eeeehhh Comments By: Kayla on 2010-01-10
i tried it a couple minutes ago. it reduced redness,made my skin feel really soft (and smell minty) but it didnt get rid of my zits
 
Whatever Trevor Comments By: rKA on 2010-01-10
Didn't actually do anything noticable.. but I have pretty bad acne. Burned for a bit (5 mins) then stops.. then when you wash it off it feels like it's burning for a bit (Colgate Advanced Whitening).

If you're really worried about your skin I'd give it a miss or only use it a small amount. If it works for you then great. Makes your skin feel very smooth though :)

 
omg! Comments By: AMBER on 2010-01-26
omg! i am 14 and i had acne BAD. all i did was put crest toothpaste on the pimples for about an hour, and then i washed it off and them applied nesporn. i woke up the next morning and my skin was glowing!!!!!!!!! that was the best day of my life. EVERYONE BETTER TRY THIS IF U WANT PERFECT SKIN!. :0:)
 
Toothpaste Comments By: anon on 2010-02-03
yesterday i had some big spots and i have an interview tomorrow for university so i was desperate to get rid of them, my sister told me toothpaste would work if i left it on overnight. i googled it just to check other peoples reactions and only found good ones so i cleansed my face then applied toothpaste on the affected areas. it really burnt so i washed it off immediately.
i should have left it there but my curiousity got the better of me so later when my face had calmed down i put the toothpaste on again and slept with it on for the whole night.
today i washed it off and there was redness underneath the toothpaste, i thought it might go in a while.
5 hours later there are still bright red blotches all over my face

all i can say is that if you want to use toothpaste apply it carefully, only on the spot because otherwise you will look like me.

please think very carefully about toothpaste on your face and ALWAYS try it out first on a bit of your skin you dont mind looking disgusting, as well as this research all treatments carefully, the good and bad reviews...
really wish i had

 
DONT USE IT THE WRONG WAAY Comments By: anon on 2010-02-06
I HAVE BEEN USING THIS METHOD FOR A LONG TIME, AND LEAVING IT ON FOR 15 MINUTES OR SO IS OKAY IF YOU CAN WITH STAND THE PAIN. BUT LISTEN, DO NOT LEAVE IT ON OVERNIGHT. IT WILL CAUSE YOUR SKIN TO DRY OUT EXTREMELY AND WILL CAUSE DISCOLORATION. I KNOW FROM EXPERIENCE. IT WILL APPEAR AS THOUGH YOU HAVE BURNED YOURSELF FROM A STRAIGHTENING IRON. YOU DO NOT WANT SCARRING PLEASE BE CAREFUL!
 
Reasons why they people complain Comments By: Anon on 2010-02-13
People are saying it dosent work is because they either put too much or put it on and quickly washed it off. YOU SHOULD READ THE TIP MORE CAREFULLY!!!!!!!
People says it dries the pimple and stuff. So if you have dry skin dont use it!!!!!!!!!! Some of you guys just dont take their time to read things.

 
IT DEPENDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Comments By: cheese and crackers on 2010-02-17
ok, the younger you are, the more sensitive your skin is. so if your 12, i wouldnt take the risk, and honestly, i wouldnt take the risk at all. ESPECIALLY CREST. if it starts to burn wash it off imediatley. get a bucket of water and soal your face in it. get a wet rag and constntly be rubbing it. use honey to take the toothpaste away (honey is much safer for sensitive skin). if you can get a humidifier and just put your face over it and let your face steam. hopefully that will do the trick. AND DONT PUT IT ON OVER NIGHT, dur duh dur.
 
to toothpaste or not to toothpaste Comments By: Anon on 2010-02-27
I am reading over all of these comments about toothpaste and as soon as i saw all the good comments on this site i went straght to the bath room and out some on.. then i went back ot my computer and started reading the comments again and saw about all the bad things that has happend to these people so i went straight back to the bathroom and took it off, i am turning 13 and i have really bad acne and i want it to be gone and you just have to follow your heart on what to do, its LIFE i say just to put on some moisturizer that has stuff to prevent acne in it... but please what ever you do, dont just do something cause its what everyone is saying to do it could turn out ot ruin your life and since my skin is really sensitive i have to be really careful, and i am in Junior high so i think i need perfect skin when i really dont thats just what i want.. you should listen to what you want to do and what your family has to say about it... not random people on the enternet saying USE TOOTHPASTE USE IT and then on the other side thier saying DONT USE TOOTHPASTE, i know this may not help you but by now you should know whats best for your skin and whats not, if you have really bad acne and nothing is working consult a doctor NOT THE ENTERNT! everyone wants perfect skin but no one has the same skin, so be carful PLEASE!!!!
 
only use colgate cavity protection toothpaste Comments By: hailey on 2010-02-25



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