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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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lotion cream Comments By: Meaghan on 2008-07-04
I use mosterizing lotion then in a day or two it all clears up:)
 
It Works Comments By: Alex Chen on 2008-07-02
I put blobs of colgate on my face overnight and somehow the next day I had all these big black dried skin that looked like dried up blood. However, after about two days, thes black spots fell off, and my face was almost completely clear of acne. But I really think where one lives really matters because I live in a really dry area and that probably caused the black spots to fall off quicker.
 
This works, but not overnight! Comments By: Anon on 2008-07-09
I used Crest Brand toothpaste, and applied it to my face fro about 10 minutes, and then simplay washed it off. it works like a charm (well for me), just dont leave it on overnight!
 
Yes! and No! Confused? BITTER SWEET!!! Comments By: Andrew on 2008-07-09
Well Im a guy, im 16, and I tried this method. My friend from school told me about it. The first time i did it, i applied a very small amount to each pimple. Just to cover it. Like seriously small amount, and let it dry and slept with it. The next day my skin was really nice, and the pimples went down A LOT! Which was good because i had an interview. However the next day I tried it again, but went overboard. Pleased with the results I put on more than i should have. I woke up the next day and now i have 5 burns on my face. 3 Really bad patches. And they're purpally black. And they DONT cover up with make up. They're really dried skin. I have to work, and now i dont know what to do. Becuase i dont wanna try and exfloiate the skin and scar. So im in the process of finding a remedy. However no matter how bad it looks i would say leave it. Its better to look bad for a week or two than to be scarred for life. I mean you think a couple of pimples is bad, imagine a scar you know will never go away. So keep it moisturized, i would apply aloe vera gel. juice, whatever you have. If not keep face mositurised so skin can heal. For everyone out there, I would suggest not to use toothpaste for this problem. But if you do, use really MINUTE (SMALL) Amounts. JUST enough to COVER the pimple and wash it off after like 10-20 minutes. NEVER GO TO SLEEP WITH IT ON! It differs from skin type to skin type. For anyone who will try to say it, i have the furthest thing from sensitive skin. I dont have it all, but now in those spots i probably will. Toothpaste is acidic or something because it cleans teeth, and putting it on the skin. Its obvious you can get burned, remember to test ur skin before you use it. And be careful. If anyone knows how to fix the burns please let me know!! this is my second day with them. But im a server at a restaurant and i really need to get rid of them/cover them/w.e before my next shift. [email protected] THANKS!
And good luck.

 
Uh... wha? Comments By: Catherine on 2008-07-09
I didnt feel any burn and nothing happened yet. i may post again later when it sets in more... actully my chin is burning a little...
 
workss good some places burnt the rest! ;( Comments By: blakee<3 on 2008-07-10
wellll i startedd using it on my forhead and it cleared it rite up! thenn i started getting acne on my cheeks so i was stupit and rubbed it all over my cheeks! and i woke up wit severe burns and overly dry skin this morning ;[ and i dont kno wat to do ;/ try it but neverr put it all over ur face!
 
Oh my goodness Comments By: Cassandra Eckman on 2008-07-14
Ok, so this is kinda crazy here :P
Um, i am using toothpaste (recommended by my aunt who's career is makeup!) and it is working ok. I just have a lot of acne in between my eyebrows, so every night i clean my face and put a bit of toothpaste on (DAB IT ON, DO NOT RUB IT IN!) and i leave it over night. When i wake up in the morning there is a bit of a difference. I have been doing it for a couple of days now and i noticed it has slowly been going away, which is very good for me because i have tried many acne things to get rid of this trouble spot.
If you are a bit weary of trying it just try DABBING a bit on one of your pimples and leave it, then after a couple of minutes rinse it off and if it doesn't make your skin hurt or burn you or whatever these crazy people are talking about then you should be ok. JUST PUT IT ON THE PIMPLES, NO WHERE ELSE.

 
DON'T USE TOOTHPASTE! Comments By: melanie on 2008-07-12
Seriously, don't use toothpaste on pimples, I did because I've heard by so many people how well it worked but honestly DON'T USE IT! It works at first but if you use anything else after that it burns your face! My chin is burnt and and my left cheek(only a small nut size amount but still) I recommend Proactive...it really works and you get a free face mask that's really light and that's safe to leave on at overnight.

To conclude,
toothpaste is a VERY VERY VERY bad idea.
I haven't left my house in two days.

 
it dont work Comments By: ryan on 2008-07-14
it didnt even work it sucks












but idk what kind of toothpaste 2 use

 
watch it!! Comments By: anon on 2008-07-16
i would recomend this product to peaple who do not have sensitive skin only i used it and it really does get rid of pimples , but i left it on for about 15 minutes and my face felt clear and clean
but watchy it, it does cause a little redness, do not leave on over night.

 
works great if you use common sense Comments By: fabXC on 2008-07-22
I use toothpaste when I have a bad zit or pimple. its just common sense to not leave your face completely covered in toothpaste overnight. i use white toothpaste, usually use an acne pad before hand then apply the toothpaste, i use a little dab and when i wake up, its either smaller, or just peels right off.
 
use it only if you have used it before (and its worked) Comments By: Andie on 2008-07-23
see i was one of those people....i've been dabbing toothpaste on my zits for yonks and just last night, i did the same thing, i woke up with what looked like a burnt patch on my upper lip in the morning.

Someone mentioned dry skin, yes but very dark and patchy as well...probably some chemical reaction..but either way, i used colgate and i regret using it right now...

got this horrible scar on my top lip that makes me look as if i am going through my teen years - i am 25 by the way and this is the first time toothpaste failed on me. I looked like i've been punched and i've let the blood dry up...okay maybe i am dramatizing it a little bit but it really is HORRID!

i'm so angry but really there is nothing i can do now except to keep using aloe vera gel and concealer...(and even with concealer, use something that is non-clogging) and hope people around me are kind...

for instance, for work today, i did up my eyes to take attention away from the scar...and i'd say it worked because people had to come really close to see it...which doesn't help because i see it when i look in the mirror..

um yes, final say.

don't use colgate. use nixoderm.

 
TOOTHPASTE AND MEDICATION Comments By: RAE on 2008-07-24
PLEASE READ THE WHOLE THING DUDE I HAVE SUFFERED WITH ACNE FOR HELLA YEARS I TRIED PROACTIVE MURAD SHIT AND EVERYTHING IN STORES... TOOTHPASTE WORKS FOR ME BUT WHAT WORKS THE BEST WAS WHAT MY DOCTOR GAVE ME I THINK ITS CALLED RETIN-A I USED IT AND IT MADE ME PEEL HELLA BAD AND I WAS MAD CUZ I LOOKED LIKE A SNAKE COMING OUT OF ITS SKIN BUT I JUST USED IT A LITTLE LESS INSTED OF EVERY DAY I USED IT EVERY OTHER DAY AND USED LOTION IN THE MORNING... AFTER THE SKIN HAD PEELED ALL MY ACNE WAS GONE... YOU HAVE TO REMEMBER ALSO THAT ACNE STARTS WEEKS BEFORE IT MIGHT SHOW SO DON'T STOP USING THE PRODUCTS UNLESS YOU ASK YOUR DOCTOR
 
YEA MAN!!! Comments By: Spanky on 2008-07-29
This remedy actually works! I didnt thynk it would, but to my suprise it did. I used it overnite,... And then when I woke up... NO ZITZ!!! Its amazing.U should use thys remedy, FO REAL! IT WORKS.
 
TOOTHPASTE DOESN'T WORK!!! FRESH SPERM WORKS!!! Comments By: Stephy on 2008-08-01
Hi I am a 17 year old girl and I tried this whole toothpaste thingy because of the hype and it works a little bit but then I heard from a friend that her boyfriend "cummed" on her face and it work(LOL). I thought she was lying but I tried it the weekend after with my boyfriend and the few acne spots on my forehead and cheeks were gone. I rubbed it in on the spots after the sperm was on my face and let it dry then washed it off. It really seeps into the pores and dries out the skin! Although this may sound moronic it was a very good home remedy.
 
Just perfect Comments By: Sue on 2008-08-03
At first I thought, this is never going to work. But I got curious and tried it for about 3 minutes. And guess what, it worked. It is now about 1/3 of it's normal size. It is going to take all other medicine off the market. Ha!
 



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