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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 WORK!! Comments By: Anon on 2006-08-03
it worked great for me. i put it on 15-20 mins and in the morning it was CLEAR!
 
Trust Me Comments By: Jillene on 2006-09-28
I am 16 and do modeling work. My recommondation for people with normalish skin is this:
Use a white (not gel) toothpaste on zits for 10 minutes
Then take off with a dab of olive oil and warm water
Last, put toothpaste back on zits and wash fash regularyly after it dries.

 
It depends... Comments By: Bri Bri on 2006-10-06
Ok,peoples,it depends on what kind of skin you have.My friend did this and nothing happend.I did this and every time I moved my face it would hurt cause it was so dried out.Yes,it did make my zits smaller but it also made my face very dry.
 
YOU HAVE TO BE CAREFUL!!! Comments By: liza on 2006-10-12
i dabbed on colgate at night before bed and it worked the first few times...until i kinda took it to an extreme. i put it on a pimple that was ALREADY popped and when i woke up the next morning, it looked like my skin was burnt and i had black marks! SO it could ruined ur face if ur not cautious with it!!
 
i ruined my skin Comments By: SFDG on 2006-10-12
I RUINED MY SKIN WITH TOOTHPASTE HOW DO I GET RID OF THE BLACK MARK AND BURNT LOOKING SKIN??? HELP!!!!!
 
IT WORKS!!!!! Comments By: Jason on 2006-10-22
Hey, toothpaste really works and i left it on over night. To all you people that say it "burns a hole in your face" you just have EXTREMLY sensitve skin. If you have acne you should really give toothpaste a shot.
 
works great!!! Comments By: anon on 2006-10-30
I have been using aquafresh toothpaste for 4 days now and my face is almost clear. The first couple of times it does burn.But now I only have a sore on my chin but it's almost gone. To prevent your face from drying apply lotion that is safe for using on the face!!!
 
NOT REALLY!! Comments By: TJ on 2006-10-30
well i put toothpaste on my face i think it was colgate cavity protection err sumthin and i did it over night... the next day it hella burned my skin but it doesnt give holes.

tip: it will take a few weaks to heal up if you have sensetive skin put lotion on your face like every 3 hrs. to make it softer and thats it!

CAUTION !! DONT DO IT IF YOU ARE HAVING SECOND THOUGHTS!

 
Eh.... Comments By: Gabriel on 2006-12-04
I used Colgate Total and it worked a bit here and there, but as time went on, I noticed that it was making my skin a little irritated and blochy, it also burned the skin a bit. I have extremely sensitive skin so that's probably the reason why. My sister used to use Toothepaste for her face and it worked wonders, but she had normal skin.

My advice: If you have sensitive skin, don't use it, or use with caution, don't leave the toothpaste on overnight.
If you're having second thoughts about applying the toothpaste, i'd recommend not using it at all, because if you do, you might get a lot of stress from worrying and thus, stress will only make you break out more.

 
TOOTHPASTE ON MY FACE Comments By: FINA on 2007-01-15
I HAVE TOOTHPASTE ON MY FACE RIGHT NOW...IT IS BURNING..BUT I THINK THAT MEANS ITS WORKING..IVE USED THIS METHOD BEFORE AND I SEE SMALL IMPROVMENTS..IT WORKS. AND FEELS GREAT!
 
BAD idea!!!! Do NOT use! Comments By: helper on 2007-01-31
I'm 15 and as we all know skin is an important thing to look good in high school.
So when I had a small blemish I thought, "i need to get this thing gone tonight!" so I tried toothpaste.

DO NOT DO THIS! That night as I washed it off and I noticed in the blemish area my skin was unnaturally pale, red, and peeling.
I had burned my face right between my eyebrows.

Solution: If you already made this mistake DONT pick at it. And DONT put stuff like hand lotion all over your face and the spot. It burns, and doesnt work. Use a moisturizor. Thin coat your entire face. Wait 10mins, wash off. Even if its one you rub in. If spot is still noticable repeat and then most important LEAVE IT ALONE.

I hoped this helped.

 
Does toothpaste work for acne? Comments By: Viveca on 2007-02-01
I think it depends on which kind you use. I used a clear toothpaste on my acne once, and it worked well. Then I used a random toothpaste that was not clear (opaque) and it burned my skinned!! I was so mortified. I had given up on using toothpaste, because I thought it wasn't working after all. But it did. Again, it depends on what you use.
 
DANG I DONT KNOW Comments By: ROMAN on 2007-02-07
I USE TO DO IT BUT WITH HOT WATER AND SLEPT OVER NIGHT BUT NOW I KNOW ILL GIV YOU THA WHUTS UP C WAT HAPPENS
 
dude it works. Comments By: tayloo on 2007-02-08
toothpaste does work, dont use crest it sucks, and doesnt do much. but ultrabrand deffinitly works, i keep if for about a 1/2hr. it will totally make your face look better. but people with sensitive skin stay away, i had friends who tried it and burned them for weeks, it al depends on your skin type. and put it on the areas that need it, or places that usually get acne.. trust me this wacky junk works.

seriously.

 
it doesnt work Comments By: Anon on 2007-02-18
Ok well, i tried it and it didnt work for me but i think you should go ahead and try it. You never no all peoples skin are different.I think i'll try it again.
 
Do NOT use tooth paste!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Comments By: Anon on 2007-03-03
Trust me, toothpaste will not work! I tried using colgate and I put it on over night. The next day my face was really red. I don't know how to get rid of it! I think people should just use Dove and Clearasil. It sorta works for me. Remember, DO NOT US TOOTHPASTE ON UR ACNE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 



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