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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

Toothpaste works great but mint toothpaste burns your face I tried to put mint tp on my face the next morning my face was red so no mint tp ever thank. Gansta money out
SO FAR SO GOOD Comments By: Caitlin on 2010-01-31
I put toothpaste on my pimples about an hour ago. It's mint because that's all I had. So far my pimples are not red anymore and are noticeably smaller. Its not burning my skin, but I guess it depends on your skin type. WILL KEEP USING!
Not Good for Skin Comments By: Anonymous on 2010-02-03
I dont recommend using this method, because after doing this in the past, I had a spot on my face that's just a tad bit lighter than my skin tone. Please people, if your are going to use toothpaste, DONT KEEP IT OVERNIGHT!
toothpaste Comments By: lash on 2010-02-07
do not use mint toothpaste. You can feel your skin tingling as soon as you put it on. It does burn your skin because it's too strong for any skin type. Use only regular none whitening/mint toothpaste, and you will see results.
Acne i HATE it.... Comments By: kate on 2010-02-10
okay so I got told by alot that acne is more likely to go away with toothpaste so I used it and it woks good! I wear make up and the whole dont wear make up.... it will help the cause of acne is totally opposite for me when I dont wear it i break out! but everyones skin is different! i tried this white face mask poor cleaner it is GREAT! it was just something from walmart, but back to the toothpaste yeah ten to thirty min it wont burn after the first five. It feels cool on your face but its cleaning it! =) but this is my opinions!!!
Acne Scarring!.... Comments By: sumen on 2010-02-11
umh.. im wondering if it gets rid of my acne scarring?.. you know the lame spots left behind after ur pimple is poped or something... :] please do tell me i need to know asap.
DON'T USE IT Comments By: Pryl on 2010-02-11
I talked to my dermatologist about using toothpaste on my skin. I have sensitive skin and she said absolutely not.
Mint and Cinnamon can over dry, irritate and burn the skin. Flouride that is in just about all toothpastes today can irritate the skin, cause topical skin allergies, and make breakouts worse and cause extra skin flakiness (from drying & irritation). She said that she had also treated patients that ended up with severe chemical burns from whitening agents that are in just about all toothpastes. (I already knew that I had a allergy to whitening agents, because after brushing my teeth it made my gums slough off (Peel) and my dentist told me to try using basic toothpaste with nothing added to it like tartar control or whitening agents~ its hard to find).
Ask yourself if it is really worth the chance of pain, more irritation to the skin, worse breakouts and possible chemical burns to the skin just to save a few bucks instead of buying a achne treatment product that is specifically designed to help clear the skin?

It soooo work's :) Comments By: majbritt ( im a girl ) on 2010-02-14
hi suffers of acne...
I have a sulotion...
you can use sudo cream.
And It really works i'm
not joking...
I hope it works for you
other people,now all my spots
acne and pimples gone since last mounth
If you dont have sudo cream,
tooth paste will work as well..
all though sudo cream is better
I tested them myself...
I know cause my dad told me
and he knows cause he's
a doctor

hope it works

love from majbritt

IT WORKS! Comments By: Anon on 2010-02-18
Toothpaste works and I have sensitive skin. It absorbs all the humidity in the pimple. Put it on the nose/T-Zone area and you will see that a good amount of blackheads have gone away. Try it!
First Time.... Comments By: cYril on 2010-02-25

i read it all and i want to try it...

so this is my first time to try this..

if the result is bad..
what should i do??


not worth it.. Comments By: shannon on 2010-02-25
im 14 years old, and have around 4 spots on my forehead, they really get me down and wanted to do something about it, after reading all the comments on how good toothpaste should be i decided to try it. i left it on an area for 20mins it burnt a little but no major pain, i went to wipe it off and theres no change at all, really its just irritated my skin even more and brought the red pimples out! i wouldnt recommend trying this over my experience.
OMG!!!! Comments By: monica on 2010-02-27
There are so many things on here okay lets set things right!! I've used toothpaste and it works great for me specially on those zits that are bright red and hurt when you touch them i but toothpaste on the zit (DONT USE MINT) [i use the regular toothpaste] and leave it on i've never tried over night because i dont wanna get toothpaste all over my pillows but i leave it till i cant feel the cold spensation anymore then i take it off with water and a neutrogena shower gel! but on differin (you can get that by your doctor)-->^ and go to bed... Remember if you wear make up like cover up of consiler take it off first for better effect then put on the toothpaste. also try not to eat food that has a lot of fat like hambergers,french fries, or food like chocolate. try to stay away form milk. and Drink lots and lots of water!!!!! also what you can do is when your in the shower buy any cleaning product for you face!!!! i like to use neutrogena products. put the water as hot as i can stand it the hot water and stem opens up your poors put on the cleaning product and rub gently this will be easier to get all the nasty stuff out and will clear off your face!!! i've done all this and its worked great for me i just started this and it has cleared my face. try it and see how it works for you!!!! [toothpaste wont work on everybody's face as you can see on all the other comments
hi Comments By: yuri on 2010-03-07
ok toothpast worked for me so i put it on my embarising spot and after a minute it went small really small and i jumped so i put a dab on my area where there is smaal pimples around and i have at lesst 3 mins left so i'm really want it to work because i have school tomorrow and i hate hiding my pimples when ihave gym becaue i want to have my skin to show when i am so tired then trying to fix my hair to cover it so i hope it works
yeah sure Comments By: kira on 2010-03-08
i tried it for the first timeand it worked. no piimples wht so ever
It works, depending on your skin type. Comments By: Kate on 2010-03-15
Yes, it does work really really well if you dont have to sensitive skin. This is because toothpaste dries out the pimple leaving it not pussy, less red and more unoticible. I would recommend dabbing a small but of toothpaste to your pimple, or maybe a bit more depending how bad it is and leaving it overnight. I did this and i woke up and my pimple was almost completely gone! :)
Toothpaste rash (HELP!) Comments By: Graystream on 2010-03-17
I'm 13 and I heard that toothpaste was good for zits. I didn't reserach enough so I didn't know that you couldn't use mint toothpaste. I had these two jointed pimples on my cheeck that had not gone away for about a week so I put several types of toothpaste on it. In the begining it burnt and I got a rash. The skin around the area came off and it was very red. Finaly it scabed up and the scab fell off. And guess what was beneath the scab? THE PIMPLES WERE STILL THERE! It's been a month now and the pimples still haven't gone away. I'm already getting used to living with them, but they really bother me.

I recently just got two zits on my fourhead. I didn't know that you couldn't put mint toothpaste until today so I think I put it last night and now everything is burning again! It's all hapening again and I haven't even healed my last pimple! PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE TELL ME IF YOU KNOW A WAY TO GET RID OF THESE BURNS OR RASHES OR WHATEVER THEY ARE. PLEASE!

comeing along... Comments By: Anon on 2010-03-16
I am 14 and is normally called very beatiful but,until my skin started breaking out i used a facial soap then i used toms natral mint toothpaste( i know everybody says dont use mint but in this case yes) since its natral it has no dyes. i left it on for about 10 mins. you could visibaly see the redness went down. it wasnt completly gone but its was comeing along. after that i used the facial soap again because my face was burning and after that the burning was gone.i believe if i countinue to use this method night and day i will be back to my normal self!
HELP Comments By: CRISTINA on 2010-04-01
use the toothpaste method Comments By: margii on 2010-04-06

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