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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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Weeell Comments By: Angie on 2011-06-19
I startd uzn toothpaste last nyt,put it on most parts of ma face..burnd 4 the first 5 minutes then i was gud..its got sme cooling effect ya...left t on for abwt 45 minutes n washd t off with warm water..my face kinda felt clean bt i didnt c a big difrnce..i just applied t again 45 minutes ago..am gona wash t off n hope t makes a difrnce 2dy..and il do this n drink lotsa water erday..hope il b bk in a coupla months 2 gv my testimony :) ...oh n am uzn colgate triple action
ok!! Comments By: anon on 2011-06-19
hi i think it dpends on your skin type if your extremely pale dont use it im quite pale and had to take it of after 2 mins because it felt like my face was burning i wasnt burt but my zit was smaller if you dont have pale skin i say go for it it does work but pale skin with toothpaste is a big no no!!!
Woohoo toothpaste!! :D Comments By: Kylee on 2011-06-19
Remember people have different skin! Also it depends on the toothpaste. I have pretty normal skin but I do get breakouts. My friend told me about the toothpaste trick and what to do, her grandma does it and her skin is AMAZING! You wouldn't believe that she's 70! Okay what you do: wash your face as normal then (what I do is) put toothpaste as a mask or just on the effected areas. I leave it on for about 10-15 mins. Once that is done I STEAM my face for 5 mins with the toothpaste on. Steaming it is what makes it work for me. Then I wash the toothpaste off and put on a lightweight moisterizure. I do this ONCE a month! :D I didn't think it would work but it really does. :) I'm so happy! P.S Use a PASTE toothpaste, color doesn't matter just make sure it's a paste and not a gel :)
please don't Comments By: Anon on 2011-07-15
I had two pimples and I hated them. I read online that toothpaste works so I tried it on for one night and in the morning I was disappointed because it hadn't work the way I thought it would. soon it was red, puffy and started to peel. I wasn't burned very badly but I wouldn't try it again. I also had been using benzoyl peroxide so I don't know if it was the combination between the two or if it was just the colgate toothpaste. i was reading these comments to see what happened to other people so I hope this comment helps.
Depending on the toothpaste and skin type! Comments By: Anon. on 2011-08-12
OK. so everyones arguing about it, so HERES THE WHOLE THING:first, it depends on the toothpaste: DO NOT use whitening toothepaste or gel toothepaste if you can help it! try to use plain non-gel toothpaste! NEXT: if you have sensitive skin, it is taking a chance to use toothpaste but DONT use gel, i use colgate plain toothpaste, the solid coloured green stuff and i have extremely sensitive skin. NEXT: if you use toothpaste, wait a couple minutes and if it burns for a few seconds then stops you should be fine(just a little red, but it goes away quickly) BUT if it stings badly, take it off immediately! if you take it off and it stings and its really red DO THIS: wash your face with cold water really lightly, then grab an icecube or ice pack or something really cold and press it on the red area, it will help soothe it. then if you have aloe vera, USE IT! spread it on your skin and leave it for a while. keep doing the ice and aloe vera for a while then its all you can do. i used whitening cinnamon flavoured Colgate gel toothpaste, and it stinged so much to the point that i couldnt handle it, and it turned red and it was unfortable for a while, so do that and it will help, i promise. when I use the regular colgate toothpaste it really helps, and MAKE SURE YOU ONLY PUT THE TOOTHPASTE ON YOUR ACNE!!! i hope this helps!
DO NOT USE TOOTHPASTE Comments By: Anon on 2011-08-25
last night I went to bed with toothpaste on my face on two really big pimples, when i woke up this morning it was burning lots and felt sore. when i washed my face i had two HUGE REB BLOTCHES on my face and my skin was incredibly dry! I've done this before with detol when i was younger and toothpaste had the same effect! used in tiny amounts for 30 minutes tops it works alright but not worth the risk PLEASE DO NOT TRY IT! it is dry now almost 8 hours later and the redness hasnt gone down its also nearly imposibble to hide with make up so DONT!

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