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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


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Toothpaste!!! Comments By: Anon on 2006-12-03
i would alwalys brush my teeth and wash my face in the morning after i brushed my teeth i washed my face with a bar of soap acidenly getting toothpaste on the soap realizing that my face started burning but it also helped alot! i wouldnt use it on a regular basis because that would be stupid or over nite but yea i guess it does work somwhat!
 
take caution before using! Comments By: Marisa on 2007-01-08
Okay well i read all these comments about the toothpaste on pimples because i wanted to try it.. well i tried it and it worked for me, i had it on for about 5 minutes and it took away the redness alot. all i havta say is that you shouldnt try it if you have sensitive skin... i would reccommend using Neutrogena products because they work really well with sensitive skin and clear up your face fast.
 
my solution Comments By: anon on 2007-01-23
toothpaste does not work.i have oilyish skin and i put on a litle bit of no mint no flouride white toothpaste and it sucks.
my skin is extremely dry where i got my pimples.
fortunately it cleared up after a week, so YAY.
if you want blemish free skin then,
splash your face with warm water
use a NATURAL exfoliater(in round motions and dont press hard)wash of with warm water. then use a facial soap(i use dove)and wash your face wiyh warm water
splash on cold water.
PAT dry ur face
use a oil free face cream(preferably nivea)
dab on calamine
in the morning wash with water to get the calamine off
and remember to drink water!!!
lavender oil works also ,before going out or swimming dab on a bit.
u will have pretty skin in no time!

 
Toothpaste effect Comments By: Bad toothpaste user on 2007-01-24
i left my pimples with toothpaste on it for the first nite and it did well. but for the 2nd nite, it burns the pimple together with the surrounding skin! its so ugly and difficult to get off! any treatments for burned toothpaste skin?
 
It works Comments By: ~*yumei*~ on 2007-01-31
Use the breathable tape and put it on the acne spot. It will vanish the next day.
 
y did u mess up my face? Comments By: mad guy on 2007-02-03
...ok i putt he damn paste on (non-mint) and i know i donthave sensitive skin...cuz last week me and my friends were bein tards and puttin oils on our skinz, but yea, mine never burned like my friends...so i was on teh phone wit my friend after i apllied the paste,a dn they told me to take it off and see wut it looks like, i washed off the paste AND THERE WAS A HUGE FIERY RED MARK ON MY PRETTIFUL FACE!!!! Y DID U MESS UP MY FACE!?!?!?!?!?!?!!
 
Dry, Tight Skin.. Comments By: Anon on 2007-02-06
If you're expirencing dry tight skin, I swear by Pond's Products!
Every night I wash my face, alternating each day between an intensive mask and a scrub, and follow it up with a layer of Pond's Cold Cream, Deep Cleanser. Apply the cream in a thin, even layer and massage it into your face gently. Rinse it off with a warm washcloth and a splash of cool water to close the pores, then follow up with a gentle lotion (I reccomend Pond's Prevent & Correct, Night and Day). It works wonders! And if you wake up with dark circles under your eyes, wet a Q-Tip and freeze it (for about 5 minutes), then rub it under your eyes. It disperses the blood and makes the circles go away!

 
Cool...i use it too! Comments By: Heidi on 2007-02-15
Wow! I thought I was the only one who did this! I actually take a little dab and spread it all over my face. have to rinse pretty fast thought because if i leave it on for more than 15 seconds it starts to burn really bad.
 
Try It first on a none noticable area "Chin" Comments By: Rocky on 2007-02-17
do this first so you can see if toothpaste is the solution for your face... So you immediately discontinue the use of toothpaste is irritation persist...
 
Toothpaste does sometimes works!!!!!!!!! Comments By: Leoric Primo on 2007-02-24
putting toothpaste sometimes works good! it depends on your skin if it is sensitive or not.. the first time i put toothpaste it kinda work.. try also putting a slice juice of lemons on your skin it helps allot.. 3rd try cleaning your face with a ice cube so that it will prevent oil. so yeah hope it works!!
 
Toothpaste Comments By: CC on 2007-02-25
You're not suppose to keep the toothpaste on over night. Your should put it on two or three hours prior to bed and the rinse it off with warm water before you go to sleep. Leaving it on overnight will definitely dry it out..sensitive skin or not!
 
what ? how ? why ? Comments By: Ovais on 2007-03-02
friends after seeing this all i dont know what to do an what to not ! Some Say Toothpaste Works And Some Says It don,t . I have A Oily Skin So What I have To Do now ?
 
4GET ABOUT IT Comments By: WILLIAM on 2007-03-04
I TRIED NUTROGENA OR HOWEVER U SPELL IT N I TRIED OXY CLEAN N IT WUZ WORKING BUT THE PROBLEM WUZ THAT OXY LEAVES BLACK SPOTS WHERE UHAD THE PIMPLE SO NOW I GOT PROACTIVE N IT MADE THE PIMPLES REDNESS GO AWAY BUT STILL IT DIDNT MAKE'EM GO AWAY SO YEAH ITZ BETTER NOT TO TRY NOTING NO TOOTHPASTE OR NO ALCHAHOL OR NOTING BKUZ ILL JUST MAKE IT WORSE
 
Hemorrhoid cream and Visine Comments By: Kristin on 2007-03-08
For large, red, swollen zits, first put a drop of Visine (to reduce redness), and once that dries, you can put Hemorrhoid cream on the zit (to reduce swelling). The Hemorrhoid cream also works great under the eyes if they're puffy and swollen. Neither of these products will irritate the skin. The zit may not disappear completely, but the surface area and redness will both decrease significantly.
 
no no no believeme Comments By: deigh on 2007-03-14
never used toothpaste it will make in more worst just clean your face and have a moisturizer
 
Unfortunatly Not For Me! Comments By: Ashie-Roo on 2007-03-22
Toothpaste unfortunatly didn't work for me, but what DID work, and worked VERY well was Clean & Clear Advantage Acne Spot Treatment. Quickly reduces pimple size and redness and won't over dry the skin! I love it!!
 
Its called lush Comments By: Lauren on 2007-03-30
Hey i dont no about toothpaste because i have had acne ever sence i was 8 years old and i still have them.But then i went to this store called Lush and its from plants and herbs and other helthy stuff and you get this green stuff and rub it all over your face and then rinse and then it comes with a spray. spray it on your face 2 times not alot then after 2 weeks all your acne is gone and now i have CLEAR SKIN FINALLY!
 
I think... Comments By: Anon on 2007-04-27
I have pimples on my chest and back and I am trying the toothpaste method right now...It is already drying out my pimples!!!



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