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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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ask me !!!!! Comments By: Elvis on 2011-02-26
i heard about toothpaste killing your zits or pimpes.i seen it on youtube and a week later it worked.but i only use calgate.the mint freezes it.
ermmm... Comments By: Anon on 2011-02-27
Hia , i used aquafresh, i left it on for 5 mins as i was reading through this page the BAM another horror story it has changed it slightly it is as red or angry just a little sore i wouldnt recomend leaving it over night or for long than 10mins as mu sister use it and it mad e her face sore she doese have oily skin mines just normal with the occasional zit on my nose but i get horrendously scared and parnoid of the way i look for a quick and easy WORKING way please follow these 5 steps;
1 apply a drop of perfume to your finger and hold on the zit for 20 seconds (it will sting)
2 Use Garnier Pure Active just apply to the zit leave it for 5 mins and remove.
3 use Neutrogena Visibly Clear 2 in 1 wash and mask use as a 'mask' on the zit leave til dry and remove.
4 use aquafresh toothpaste apply a thin layer of it just COVERNG THE ZIT.
leave for 5mins(no more than 10)
Your zit should of shrank and not be so red

at ur own risk Comments By: anon on 2011-03-08
i had used colgate twice on d zit when it ws just abt to cum n fr d whole day i kept it by washing it n reapplying it belive me it worked d pimple disappeared n i ws so happy it felt as if i had nt got one
but after 2 weeks i had gt another zit i applied colgate but i think in grt amount n left it overnite but to my horror mornin i saw it had completely burned dat area of my skin nd it looked vry bad
d burnt mark has gone down in 3mnths time but i wud say only use it at ur own risk keep on checkin it and apply in small amount.

it depends Comments By: Anon on 2011-03-22
it depends who you are and how much you put on. but if it stings, reduce, if stinging continues(i'm talking big sting) then discontinue to something like lemon juice:)
didnt really work for me. Comments By: anon on 2011-04-01
I tried putting it on (colgate total) for about 30 minutes and it didnt burn or anything, nor did it do anythingg. so does anyone know a toothpaste that would maybe be better?
Kinda Comments By: Anon on 2011-04-05
I put it on and it really stung at first so, I washed it off and the pimples decreased in size. You should try it but not if you have sensitive skin.
Best remedy Comments By: Anon on 2011-04-06
I have to say toothpaste works better for me than anything else.

I use anything colgate, I use it like a face mask (thin layer though) only do it once a month just before i fully break out due to my period... works a treat.

this isn't for everyone though, some people burn others get rashes or it just doesn't work. It all depends on your skin type really.

Useless Comments By: somefaggot on 2011-04-11
I used it, let my colgate 12-HOUR PROTECTION dry. Washed it off, nothing happened.
Dont use toothpaste people ~ Comments By: Mercedes Wilson on 2011-04-13
i used it on the side of my face like where my eye is over a small break out..... burned me all up i have this big 1x1 scab thats peeling and now that some of it is peeled off my break out still there it was just laying underneath this scab.... smh.
Works for me Comments By: Anon on 2011-04-16
I have used the toothpaste treatment off and on since I was a teenager. It always worked for me -- the pimples were much less red and reduced in size and not nearly as noticeable. I still get the occasional pimple (I am 48 now), and break out the toothpaste. My choice has always been Crest regular paste, and I have never had any problems with it. I have relatively sensitive skin, too. I just dab a bit on and leave it on for a 1/2 hour or so and then rinse it away. I have left on overnight as well with no problems. Hope this helps someone!
LOVE IT !!!! Comments By: Anon on 2011-04-21
Its Great If Youe Have Sensitive Skin Then Don't Use It.But Give It Try You Never Know.I Have Colgate On Right Now.
It's the peppermint. Comments By: Courtney on 2011-04-24
Toothpaste works, but it's not necessarily because it's toothpaste; it's because of the peppermint that makes your breath so minty fresh. Peppermint is really great at reducing redness, absorbing extra oils, and even making things less painful. If you want to use toothpaste, use one with the least extra weird additives; try Tom's of Maine (it's more natural, and there's more peppermint!) and definitely don't use anything that is for whitening or other special tooth-related purposes, as that's where the burning will start. If you can go out to a store and get something, diluted peppermint and witch hazel will also do the trick
what kind of tooth paste Comments By: joe hingson on 2011-04-27
what is the best kind of toothpaste to use to get rid of zits?i have colgate.. and my zit just appeared a few weeks ago and it is small
If you feel burning... Comments By: anon on 2011-05-16
Most acne fighting cleansers and other types of face cleaners will give a burning sensation, and it isnt a bad thing! If you feel burning then its working!!! But if it turns from a burning sensation to actual pain then you should discontinue the use of whatever product you are using, whether it be toothpaste or a facial cleanse.
i havent seen any diffrence yet Comments By: anon_x on 2011-06-10
hi im a 12 year old girl and i suffer from out spots.i have about 10 on my forehead and 1 on my nose.i have just tried putting tooth paste on my spots,i haven't saw any difference yet.i left it on for about 4minuets and my face feels cold.i used a white tooth paste called macleans.it dident sting at all.im abit worried because people say there is sugers in tooth paste and sugars make you have more spots! but overall i think you should try it because it might work!
nooooooooooooooooo Comments By: :( on 2011-06-13
it did nothing... it brought up the puss from underneath.. made zits more inflamed. DONT USE. (and i went the safe route with Aquafresh) still no good.

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