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Toothpaste for pimples

Submitted by marylou q

Use toothpaste to get rid of zits or pimples apply a little over night or if you already took your bath apply to the pimple.

The following was sent in by EvanLeviBlinn

Please people, what is with all of the miss-spelled words and abbreviations? No slang or jargon is to be written on websites!

Many of you do not follow PRECISE DIRECTIONS!

  1. Wash your face with a gentle cleanser, or water.
  2. Make sure you have PASTE not GEL. Apply to the acne and surrounding areas.
  3. Leave the treatment on for 30-60 minutes depending on your skin type.(if you feel severe burning STOP! and DO NOT leave in over night!)
  4. Wash your face with lukewarm water. Make sure that you remove all traces of acne for if you miss some it could burn your skin!
  5. Pat your skin dry. DO NOT RUB!!!
  6. Get a moisturizer and apply in a circular or left-to-right motion to your ENTIRE face.
  7. Make sure you get at least 7-8 hours of sleep and in the morning, your acne will be reduced (NOT CURED!)

Good Luck! :D

Visitors comments

I DID THIS 10 YEARS AGO Comments By: Lars on 2009-03-21
i had a bad case of acne when i was a teen, i saw this woman on a morning show saying that toothpaste was good for acne, so i started using it leaving it on overnight, sometimes for a couple of days. Results = a severe case of Seborrheic Dermatitis all over my face which lasts forever (no cure for that).
ewk Toothpaste Does NOt! Work Trust Me On This One Comments By: Helper on 2009-03-26
well i did as any teen desperate to fix a pimple problem so i tried the toothpaste it does NoT! work.right now i have a huge nickle size scab because of it...i didnt left overnight dats too much i left for about an hour..at first it was more red than before so as time went by the whole area around it turn brown with red.n its so embarrasing..i srsly hate it i dont even wanna go out at all.cried my eyes bt what can i do.it was so stupid.SO PLLZZZZ I DONT WANT YOU GALS TO GO THRU WHAT IM GOING RYT NOW
Im trying it tonight Comments By: Anon on 2009-04-20
Right before I go to bed, Im going to put toothpaste on some new pimples that have formed and see what happens. I'll post the results in the morning.
Helppp!! Comments By: ANON on 2009-04-22
IS THEIR ANY IDEAS ON HOW TO REMOVE THE BURN FROM THE TOOOTHPASTE????!!? at 1st it w0rked good but then turned out bad when i used the mint one.. SOO CAN SOMEONE HELP WITH THE SOLUTION! =(..II FEEL MORE HIDEOUS THAN BEFORE!!
toothpaste Comments By: Spelling Police on 2009-04-30
Why can't anyone who writes on this page spell? Come on people, I'm assuming you're all over the age of 8.
Ruined my life - Thoughts of suicide.. Comments By: Red Face on 2009-05-05
Well, I tried a tooth paste [Red mint] I put it ALLL over my face the whole tube, witch was ALOT. and now my face has a blood stain that WILL not come out, it's been there for 5 MONTHS.
ToothPaste Hurts Comments By: Ceejay on 2009-05-04
Well i put on the toothpaste for less than 2 minutes
and it immediately burned my friging skin it felt like Fire on my face
but the thing is i belive it works pain for glory!

IT BURNS!!! Comments By: Do Work Baby on 2009-05-10
I just put on Colgate mint and its burning... maybe that means it is working? ive heard it really works but can leave scars for ppl with sensative skin... lets c if it works for me!
OK OK OK!! Comments By: SOME GRL on 2009-05-15
Well I have to say alot of your comments are annoying me, the people who are doing it rong are the people saying they have burn or it could be there skin i skin incredibliy oliy skin and im only 11. i put it on nd its wrked fr me so ya no whats the point of complainin wen its your fault you have the scars if ur gonna do it dnt moan if you make a mistake!
hey listen to dis Comments By: simran on 2009-05-24
i tried using d toothpaste..n blv me..it works.. but..i'd suggest dont jus rub t al ova ur face.. put it only ova d pimple..just a small dot..f u overdo it..it l definitely burn ur skin..jus put t ovr d pimple n nt d skin
ask a doctor or sumthin Comments By: Anon on 2009-05-24
Umm I don't know who to trust in this situation. I'm 13 years old and I want a clear and healthy skin. I'd rather just ask a doctor or sumthin cuz I don't know who to believe and besides, not all of you who are writing these comments are doctors. I think that all of you people should just ask a doctor because you can't really believe everything you hear. Yeah I'm barely 13 and some of you are probably thinking," she's just a kid, what does she know?" you are wrong if you think that because I'm pretty smart for my age.
Ups and downs to toothpaste Comments By: Buri on 2009-05-28
Toothpaste is really helpful. It clears my skin. I had this huge one on my nose. It was one of those ones that hurt. And it cleared almost all the way over night. BUT... I found out the hard way that you can't use too much! I still use my normal face wash to wash my face and my moisturizer. It can really dry out your face if it isn't moisturized. I have a blueish scap under my nose because I used to much. If it burns don't do it. It dosen't burn for me normaly. But it did burn on that pimple and I ignored it
Toothpaste Usage! Comments By: Anon on 2009-05-30
I have this really ugly pimple on my forehead that I'm trying to get rid of, I tried popping it (Didn't work) Now I'm icing it! The swelling has gone down but its still blood red. Tonight I am debating weather to use toothpaste. The only kind I have is Aquafresh and it tastes a lot like it has mint in it. Will it burn and scar my face or will it work?
Questions Answered Comments By: B-Man on 2009-06-08
Toothpaste is the most classic and yet perfect remedy to get rid of acne. The burning is normal it just shows you that it works. If you just got through in the shower, then that's where it will burn the worst. If your skin has blisters after the treatment then your skin my be too sensitive. Other then that your toothpaste will make your skin as smooth as a baby's behind.
toothpaste for pimples Comments By: money mike on 2009-06-10
it does work use the white paste anti cavity brand wich is very cheap and fill the paste on where ever the pimple is at dont put the whole thing on you mite need it again if its still there just try it this is your face where talking about dont you want it glowing and shiny. for. more info ladies email me at [email protected] i. hope i helped your solution
Any toothpaste works Comments By: jojo on 2009-06-18
I know this sounds crazy, but the pain of the burning on ur skin from the toothpaste always makes me think that its helping. And ive been using the toothpaste every single day and i can see my pimples and acne going away. And didnt someone once say= beauty hurts?
It works differently for everyone! Comments By: M.D. on 2009-06-17
Because everybody has different skin, different tipes of pimples, spots, ect. the toothpaste thing might work or you might get horrible results. Anyway, these homemade cures are always risky. So, my advice: consult a doctor! They will know what's best for you personally. Yes, you will have to be patient, but it's better than ruining your skin for life, which will happen with the wrong type of treatment.
NOOOOO.........xx Comments By: Caren on 2009-06-22
I used toothpaste as a mask to get rid of my spots and pimples, i left it overnight and now my face stings and it is very red and itchy. However my spots did die down a little. To be honest, its not worth it.

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