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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

Just don't leave on too long! Comments By: Madeline on 2009-10-01
So I put on a little non mint toothpaste... it burned pretty bad. Then I went onto this site, and looked at all the comments saying "don't use toothpaste!"

I hurriedly wiped it off with a cool rag. I had only left it on for fifteen or less minutes. My red spots were honestly easier to cover up, and although it wasn't some huge miracle, I'm glad I tried it.

My guys toothpaste Comments By: blahh on 2009-10-03
just have sex and have a guy cum all over ur face that should cure the pimples..trust me its good for the skin
We'll have to see, but Comments By: Anon on 2009-10-06
I have done this in the past but am trying again because I am getting despirite, but people MINT tingles if it is burning, why would you leave it on?
I am going to leave it overnight (unless I wake up in pain or something) but only a tiny bit and only where the three more annoying spots are.
If it is dry in the morning I will try moisterizer, and it can't look much worse than it does now, so I can cover it up.
And since this stuff goes in your mouth - I don't see how it can cause a reaction where you need an ambulance....
Also, how is it more drying than 10% BP?

mask of toothpastedoes work Comments By: anthony013 on 2009-10-11
ok so before i take a shower i get a tube of toothpaste and apply to myface then i get in the shower and keep it on till halfway through then i wash it off and use mosturizing body wash to clean my face frm the tooth paste leaving my skin sof smooth andzitless
shitty Comments By: melissa on 2009-10-15
well i used toothpaste on my pimples 3 days in a row, i actually left it one my skin overnight..the first day i saw dramatic changes the pimples were completly dried out so i thought hmm this might work....the next couple of days went ok till the thrid night when i woke and and washed my face my skin was leathery and peeling!!! i have big blothches around my cheeks that look like i have over applied blush on my cheeks...luckily i am at home for the entire week so im trying to find some remedies to cure it before i get back to school...its been 6 hours since i put honey on the inflammed parts of my face i did notice the red decreasing a bit but the leathery texture and peeling is still there HELP ME! any ideas on a quick cure?
read Comments By: Charles Barkley on 2009-10-17
Try reading your comment before you post it. Look for spelling errors and put some effort into using proper grammar. I am amazed at how many of you are seemingly morons.
my say counts Tooth paste is A OKAY! Comments By: Egyptian on 2009-10-17
Listen up, tooth paste works if you DONT LEAVE IT ON UR FACE OVER NITE!. This is not good at all, Im sorry for anyone who has tried this. If you dont want to try proactive, you should just try the mask I use it for spot treatments and it works great if your acne is very mild the use the mask for your whole face. But remember if you buy pro active or any treatment that you read how you are supposed to use it. The mask should only be done 1 or 2 nites a week. Or yes your skin will become like snakes skin. Using toothpaste is almost same as a mask however has an effective amount of NaF in it which dries your skin at much faster rate.
If I cheap out and dont use pro active mask, I put a big blob of tooth past and make a mask. Instantly you will feel the hotcool sensation on the acne. Leave it on for 30mins or until you can crack the dry toothpaste on your face by smiling. This is when you know you've used enough PRODUCT on your face FOR LONG ENOUGH. Rinse off with hot water and then rinse face off with cold water to close your facial pores. Cold water can help in a shower too, although no one likes a cold shower rinsing your face with cold blood shut water for 15secs helps your facial poresto not we wide open from a hot shower.
I definately feel for all of you still dealing with mild acne. I have been there, I still have scars on my forehead from pimples ontop of pimples I had in high school and you know back then I didnt know how to deal with these pimple mountains. So I took a razor and sliced them off. I couldnt look in the mirror knowing something was sticking out 1/2in.

oh brother.... Comments By: ashley on 2009-10-22
some of you anti-mint people arent the brightest bulbs are you? most facial masks out there have mint oils and extracts in them. thats why they feel so fresh on your skin. i use toothpaste twice a week as a thin mask... leave it for 20-30 mins and rinse with hot then cold water and use an oil free moisterizer. i have beautiful clear skin. i would never waste money on proactive or anything like it. but i only have mild acne so im not sure what to do with severe acne or blackheads!! good luck to you all.
Just Try It!!!!!!!! Comments By: EXPERIENCE on 2009-10-22
I tried the toothpaste thing and believe me it does work!!! You actually have to mix the paste with water to make it then, then you reb a thin layer on you face and let it air dry. Unce the paste is dry you dry it off and presto BEAUTIFUL SKIN!!!!
It does work! Also use TruBlend for moisture Comments By: Sam on 2009-10-28
Ok, So I am 16 started using toothpaste about 8-9 months ago and let me tell you what! My face looks AMAZING!!! I use arm and hammer with baking soda toothpaste ad it truly has worked wonders for me! Gel toothpaste or mint doesn't do anything but make your face look worse. The paste works best. I wash my face 2X a day 3-4 times a week with it.I wash my face with warm water and then put the paste on my forehead, nose, and chin or where ever there is a pimple. I leave it o for 20 to 30 min and then I rinse it with cool water. It may sting when you put it on the first couple of times but after that it won't.
I HIGHLY reccomend that anyone try this!!! I tried everything from Proactive to Neutrogena and nothing worked but toothpaste did after just using it once I saw a difference. It took maybe 5 ddays to a week for my face to be completly clear and my face has NEVER been so clear! Just try it and if it doesn't work for you than it doesn't but it's worth a shot!
I also use TruBled whipped foundation every day and it moisturizes your skin thoughout the day so that also helps not to mention both will make your face completely flawless!!! And they are the only 2 things I use on my face! I would never lie to anyone! It works!!! So just try it. What do you have to loose? BUt you have to remember you will still get those occassional monthly brakeouts but there won't be near as many pimples, trust me!

I hope it works for you and that you will feel more comfortable in your new skin! =)

YESSS! (: Comments By: Ashley on 2009-11-05
im 16 and it works GREAT for my face. I have only used it twice yesterday and twice today and now my bumps are barely noticeable. NO make up for school tomorrow!
It burnt my skin Comments By: sadgirl on 2009-11-08
Uhm yeah.. it burnt my skin :(
k, Comments By: anon on 2009-11-09
CLEARLY it's different for everyone, just because it didn't work with your skin type, doesn't mean it won't with others. i've been putting tooth paste on for quite some time and it works great for me, it tingles a little, but that can be a good sign.
My Routine, Toothpaste and Sudocrem Comments By: Emily on 2009-11-22
This is what helps me have clear skin:
1. cleanse- this removes dirt and oil
2. tone- helps alot with oily skin
3.moisturise- if you have frequent acne outbreaks use a light, oil-free moisturise
4. use a dab of toothpaste- only for 30 minutes or if you have sensitive skin use a dab of sudocrem

zit Comments By: HealthDoc on 2009-11-24
alright this sounds disgusting, but it really does work.
during the day make sure you drink loads of water and when it comes to night time urinate in a bowl or cup you dont use and rub the urine into your skin. leave for an hour then wash off with hot water then cold water! remember hot water opens your paw's allowing dirt to get in so cold water closes them. try it! amazing...

great Comments By: Justin on 2009-11-27
i first tried it on one or two pimples and it made them smaller almost immediately and now i just tried it as a facial. leave on for 30 mins and then wash off and then if u want use some mild moisturizer and you will have amazing results. I have heard that it is bad for some people with sensitive skin so if u r not sure just try it on one small pimple or if you have them on your body, try there. Best of luck
OMGG! :]] Comments By: secretoo :P on 2009-12-05
It works amaiseing! i put this blue toothpaste with little mints in it with a white minty tooth paste, left it on for an hour, and omg!
it depends! Comments By: Anon on 2009-12-06
i got a bad pimple and typed this in because i didnt know what to do BUT it depends on if you have sensitive skin or not if you get erritaded with skin products or others for the face DONT USE THIS! you will wake up withh scabs and puffy red pimples. if you dont have sesntive skin give it a try BUT do NOT put a lot and only on the pimple not the whole face and wake up and wash it throuly and put lotion/ neosporen on ur pimple and it will be okay.

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