Toothpaste remedies for your Skin
Commonly used to clean teeth, and silver as well, toothpaste is used by millions of people around the world every single day. While it is common knowledge that a bit of toothpaste can cure a sore throat or get rid of a nasty insect bite, it is fast become a popular choice as a beauty treatment by young and old alike due to phenomenal results.
When applied to the skin it can reduce a multitude of skin problems (blemishes, acne, dark spots, wrinkles) and since it already has a place in your home, toothpaste is readily available unlike other natural ingredients. One of the most popular uses of toothpaste is the removal of pimples and acne by applying a thin layer overnight. Calcium carbonate in toothpaste absorbs toxins, dirt and excessive oils to reduce acne, pimples and blackheads as well (apply a little to the affected area and allow it to work for 2-5 minutes, then was off with exfoliating cleanser)
Mouth freshening toothpaste which contains Peppermint, Clove, Cinnamon or Spearmint extracts can help sooth red, heated skin (take care not to apply any on to broken or damaged areas)
Want to look younger? The great news is that Zinc based toothpaste has anti-aging benefits; it helps to reduce wrinkles and fine lines since this precious mineral disappears from the skin with age.
You don’t have to spend thousands of Rands on skincare products with no guarantee that they will actually work, since the solution to your pimples and acne is within your reach.