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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 better then anything i SWEAR!! Comments By: IWANNAHELP on 2007-08-17
put toothpaste on the pimple and leave it on for 1/2 hour or 1 hour and take it of in that time or else it will scar .Toothpaste (colgate) works so well try it i had a huge pimple and it shrinked down so much ! I sewr try it !!!!!
Wow Comments By: Courtney on 2007-08-20
I must say that when my 14 year old sister told me she puts toothpaste on her face I laughed. But she told me to try it. I'm 24 and I have had bad acne my hold life (well, since I was 10) I got to the piont where I gave up adn just picked an acne wash and stock with it. After trying toothpaste I found that it helped try up the oil. I have really oily skin. I used toothpaste for about a week now and I didnt tell anyome what i was useign but people at work have been coming up to me and telling me how great my face is and what was I using. It might now work for everyone but it did for me.
I Think So Comments By: Theresa on 2007-08-21
I've been using toothpaste for a couple of nights and it seems to be working well. My pimples seem smaller by far. I accidently got some on my eyebrows once and when i washed them they seemed smoother and less bushy...or maybe I was daydreaming!
Well Comments By: Dude Rocker on 2007-09-05
It didn't work at all for me, neither did it make anything worse, nor did it make anything better. Maybe its just that I'm not using Colgate or Aquafresh? I used another brand called Babool, guess it doesn't work, I'll try Colgate tonight. However it did burn like mad when I put it on, but surprisingly did nothing.
Your all Idiots Comments By: Moe on 2007-09-10
Everyone has different skin types.
Toothpaste will work for most.

You have to experiement with your face. (As risky as it sounds).
For me, i have to pop a pimple then put toothpaste on too nuke it away and within 2 days they're nothing!. Other dont need to pop and just apply a layer of toothpaste and overnight they'll clear.

Although i have to ask, what ingredients should i look out for in the toothpaste for maximum results?

Hmmm.... Comments By: Ashley on 2007-09-11
well i hav sever eczema so needless to say i have sensitive skin, but i tried the toothpaste thing before and nothign happened. i only left it on for like 15 minutes for fear of my skin, nothing happened. didnt get better and didnt get worse. so now that i know my face is not as sensitive should i try for a little longer? some people say an hour some say over night. what amount of time would you guys recomend for me?
Help?... Comments By: Grace on 2007-09-15
From my own experence, and reading through the comments, I've come to the conclusion that, for some, toothpaste will work wonders..and for others, it will do the opposite...I feel it would probably be better to find another method to get rid of your pimples, and maybe have to endure them for a couple more days, instead of taking the chance of a terrible reaction. I tryed it myself a couple days ago, the result,I know have severly dryed/burt? skin it the area I used it on. It looks terrible! does anyone have any suggestions to help it go away faster!?!?
worked pretty well Comments By: Jack Shepherd on 2007-09-24
I used colgate total, washed my face in warm water then dabbed it dry, put the paste on my pimples and left it for 30 mins, washed it off with cold water and they were alot less noticable - I'd reccomend it, i didnt check my skin with the paste first coz i have tough skin - not dark, pretty pasty actually but for some reason i just dont get sunburn and my skin is pretty tough, so i just slapped it on and it worked :)
try it if u have tough skin :)

Be rational! Comments By: Ramie Anne on 2007-09-27
we all know that using tooth paste in curing pimples work according to your skin types.. try to wash your face first, squiz your pimple then put an amount of toner on it, dry then place a tooth paste...Again, It only works for non-sensitive skin!
only for non-sensitive skin! Comments By: ram ram on 2007-09-27
mint which can be found in toothpaste works for pimples but, I'll make it clear that its ony for non-sensitive skin!
So dont expect a miracle on your face if you think that toothpaste chems. is not fit on your skin type

!!!!!!!!! I'VE TRIED IT AND IT WORKS SO MUCH !!!!!!! Comments By: aivan on 2007-09-28
toothpaste for me really works..i promise...i tried using it last last day and when i woke up in the morning my pimple get dried and it became small,then i washed it with warm water,i'm really thankful
Goodies Comments By: Anon on 2007-09-29
Dis stuff is prettyz goodies..
the toothpaste thing for 3 times a week, and for only a hour is GREAT if you are thinking "well..I tried it and it works...time for a overnight session!!" UR WRONG it will seriously make them come back worse! Ur skin needs air over night people, I tried it recently- and omfg big mistake lol! BUT...tomorrow i will try it again :D for 45 minutes of course!

Give it a Go Comments By: Anon on 2007-10-01
well when i used the toothpaste i didnt notice much of a change,but it didnt burn my skin either, and i have sensitive skin. But when you have a pimple that really hurts when touching it, toothpaste WILL ease the bump that you can feel underneith.
Funny, I should say... Comments By: Tanya on 2007-10-03
Before I started reading all the comments, I dabbed a bit of Colgate on my zit. (It's the only zit on my face right now, plus it's huge, so it's really noticeable.) Anyway, so when I finished reading the last comment, I rinsed the toothpaste off my face and voila! My zit has definitely appeared smaller and hardly noticeable.
DO NOT USE MINT TOOTHPASTE Comments By: achile on 2007-10-03
Mint burns ure face. It feels like its on fire. especially when the wind blows on it wooooh crazy. It works but dam crazy
OK i Belive in u Comments By: D.J. on 2007-11-06
ok if u all say it works it must work well im gonna try drinking water and using toothpaste....thanks for the advice
yeah no not the thing for sesitive skin Comments By: Julia on 2007-11-07
Really dont use tooth paste on your pimples for sensitive skin, i had a huge pimple on the top of my nose and it was an under ground kind i washed my face and tryed picking at it b4 i put the mint tooth paste on *yeah i did like everything wrong right there* and this morning i woke up and it was so swollen hurt and burnt the top layer of skin off it looks gross and feels worse i wouldnt go to school today and i still do tomarrow ppl already make fun of me at school so this is even better, im 13 and i already have to go threw this stupid stuff. just dont do its horrible for ppl with sesitive skin i cant even use sisylic acid on my skin. my self esteem is already low so if your the same DONT USE IT!
Trying it right now Comments By: anon on 2007-11-13
I am going on a vaca. in about a week and im going to see some friends that i havent seen in lie 9 months.. so as u might guess, this was long awaited, and anyway i used to have TONS f zits all over my forehead. but lately i havent had any but as u might guess the wk b4 im sposed to go c EVERYONE i get a huge nasty zit in the middle of my forehead... and well it made me mad... so i tried the windex thing last night and the night b4 and it seemed to dryit up a little but i want this thing gone fast so right now im trying the tooth paste thing.. im using crest regular paste... its on my face right now and it doesnt burn just a little tingly but the good tingle ya kno.. anyway, i will get back on tomorrow and tell you if there is any change

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