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Toothpaste for pimples

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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

toothpaste can rid of pimles I ALREADY PROVEN IT
It causes burn marks at first Comments By: Aidan on 2009-08-13
It causes burn marks if you keep it on your skin for a while, and they look hideous. Ive done it before, and stayed home for about 3 days. HERE IS THE SOLUTION IF YOURE WORRIED THEY WONT GO AWAY (because they will). Get some neosporin/polysporin/or bactraban(reccomended) AND hydrocortisone cream (any brand),mix it together, and rub it on the affected area, make sure you keep the area moist throughout the day and sleep on your back at night so it doesnt rub off. I must warn you NOT to touch your face at allllll during these 3 days, and if you follow all these rules itll go away. Within 3 days the scars will dry out and rise to the top of your skin and peel off! leaving awsome blemish free/scar free skin :]

its probably the best homemade chemical peel out there.

What i did was use aspirin BC powder mixed with water, and rubbed it on my face then put toothpaste on after rinsing that off, and left it there for 10 minutes, rinsed the toothpaste with warm water and woke up the next day too find my face looking hideous as ever. I then did what i told you too do above and the burn scars peeled in 3 days. My skin is starting to look bad again and im considering doing this again lol

I wrote all this too give whoever tryed this and thinks theyre doomed hope, and a remedy to this. Because i sure thought i was doomed

Trying... Comments By: katie :) on 2009-08-13
okay so i put on a very thing layer of toothpaste around the areas for a couple minutes. then i washed the toothepaste off with water and used a gentle apricot scrub on my entire face as i do everyday. lets hope this does something good.
well..in my opinion Comments By: caaaaailyn on 2009-08-16
okay so i had a few pimples on my forhead.. and i have a wedding to go to in less then a week.. so i went on google and searched fast ways to get rid of pimples.. and i clicked on an add and it said toothpaste over night.. so i tried it but only for about an hour i left it on.. and while it was on it didn't burn but it kinda tingled and cooled a bit. after i rinced it off.. sure my face was a little dry but in my opinion, the dryness is from the toothpaste killing all living bacterial.. i rinced all toothpaste from my skin, and washed my face with just a deep cleaning cleanser( doesn't matter what brand) and my face has cleared up ..
This works for EVERYONE Comments By: Adry on 2009-08-17
Well. I can't really say anything for toothpaste because I haven't used it properly (I put a thick layer).
After I did an hour or 2 worth of exercising all my pimples looked smaller and my face looked cleaner because I ran more than 4.5 kilometers.
I think this might be the best solution because it's a natural way to lose pimples and remember to wash your face before exercise and wear no cream during exercising.

Toothpaste! Comments By: jane on 2009-08-20
toothpaste relly works not jokinh i put it on for like 90 min then i washed it off and it was seriouly crstyal clear i love my skin now!
toothpaste. (: Comments By: Kelly on 2009-08-22
ok believe me on this.
i am a dancer at my high school and practices would be really hot and i would sweat bad, which made my face break-out bad. make up wouldnt even cover it! i tried everything, even proactice, it did not work!
so i heard about toothpaste from my friend, who was having the same problem as me. it turns out if you put a little bit of toothpaste on your face where you need it, it will dry it out and have wonderful results. leave it on for only 10 minutes, cause thats all you need. everyone has problems with it over night, so do not use over night. it will make it really dry. only use it once a day after a clean shower for 10 minutes only. wash it off, and there will be a differnce. make you you dont get a whitening kind of toothpaste, cause it might bleach your skin and turn it a shader light. try finding normal toothpaste, and it will work.
but again, only use for 10 minutes, and it will work.

SOS,,,,,,,,, Help ME Comments By: Braden Cottreau on 2009-08-24
i dont know what to do, people says toothpaste does work but other people sais it dont :(, , i'm scared to use it i dont wanto look like i fell in a fire, honestly,,i'm 14 year old boy and my name is Braen
mint toothpaste and blemishes Comments By: Ryanna on 2009-08-27
I have literally tried it all... all the creams, soaps, lotions, pills spending way more than I should have... then I read an article that spoke about using toothpaste and what kind of toothpaste to use for acne... turns out the reason it didn't work for me before was because i used the wrong kind of toothpaste... so i went out and got what the article mentioned, just the basic mint paste with no bells and whistles... I leave it on my face as a mask for 2 hours and then rinse and wash as usual using a basic soap... after each application i apply a thick layer of aloe and let my skin take it in.. Not only is the redness gone but the acne is coming to the surface quicker, my poores are smaller, and the blackheads vanished... my skin is extremely sensitive sometimes i don't do the mask daily sometimes i just apply it to the bad spots and let sit for 2 hours and then rinse..... no more acne pills or creams for me....
Gonna try :) Comments By: Anon on 2009-08-30
I have loads of pimples and I'm going back to school next week! So I'm hoping that this toothpaste cure will work. I put a little on earlier for 10 minutes, and the redness faded quite a bit. Using Colgate for the moment.
I have had success with it, but your results may vary Comments By: Scott on 2009-09-07
First off- I have used toothpaste for years, and it works very good- as long as you do it right. First off, ONLY use plain white toothpaste, such as REGULAR Colgate- no gels, no whitening, and ABSOLUTELY no tarter control! (this includes "total care" and whatnot) I used Tarter control toothpaste ONCE- and I got similar results to what a lot of people are saying- a nasty sore. I have never had a problem with plain white toothpaste though. Also- don't go spreading it all over your face until you have checked how it reacts to your skin first!
HOW TO USE IT CORRECTLY!!! Comments By: Jimmy on 2009-09-08
ok here's the deal people... it works if you use it correctly... firstly wash your face with HOT water... apply only a LITTLE bit of toothpaste to the zit... leave it for about 30 mins... wash it off with more HOT water then rinse with COLD water... DONT leave it on all night... it will just have a big red burn around it...
USE TOOTHPASTE TO EXFOLIATE NOT AS A MASK Comments By: avlonitis on 2009-09-16

In fact you know what.. I have generally dry skin which isnt easy to exfoliate.

Recently I began using toothpaste as a cleanser and exfoliant with great success.

All I do is apply a thin layer over my face like a mask making sure not to get it too close to my eyes...

And then I get a soft warm, damp terry cloth sponge and I rub my face in circles until it starts to come off into the sponge.

Then I wipe the area clean and move on until my entire face is free of toothpaste.

Then I wash with really mild soap to make sure its all off my skin.

My face is usually a little pink for a few minutes afterwards but only because its managed all of the dead skin cells are now gone and now im left with fresh healthy skin showing.

Then I apply a good mositurizer and my skin loses the pink flush and it looks like I got dermabrasion done.

I fricking love it.

My make up blends smoother after I do this. My skin feels firmer and more tone.

I recommdend not leaving it on any longer than it takes to apply it, wash with it and then clean off.

!? Comments By: anonymous on 2009-09-14
im severely worried after reading some comments... i used it today for a 2hrs or so and it made the pimple less visible but i want to get rid of the pimple by tomorrow... and im going to sleep now ...
dont ... know what to do

Works for me! Comments By: Sam on 2009-09-19
My face breaks out often but not TOO horribly. I tried it about a week ago and it worked great! Put a little on before you go to bed, let it dry, sleep, and viola! Sometimes I have to do the same spot 2 nights in a row but it always clears them up!
Works... Sometimes Comments By: Anon. on 2009-09-22
Toothpaste did make some of my pimples pop perfectly (I put a layer on and covered it with tissues to keep it from smearing) and when I woke up, it came right off. I also quickly rise with toothpaste and water to wake myself up - the coolness is fantastic-feeling, though it may feel like you're getting frostbitten. However, I used it on one of the pimples on my nose, and it got dry and scabby, and eventually bled everywhere and couldn't get wet without peeling and bleeding. So, it does work on the soreness and redness, but be careful!
Acne Burns Comments By: vofe on 2009-09-20
Im Not sure but I tried it with my face and it seemed to burn really bad My friends mom told me about it,so I tried it and it started to burn I left it on for a good 10 mins then I took it off and then put on a Nugregena mask and it cooled down my face!Toothpaste Does Work you should try it some time!It makes your face feel really clean and it feels like Air can finally hit your face.
HELP PLEASE Comments By: Me on 2009-09-26
How do you know what type of toothpaste it is? And if it its mint do i try putting it on at all? Please help, thanks!
Just don't leave on too long! Comments By: Madeline on 2009-10-01

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