That tube of toothpaste you have sitting by the sink does more than just keep your teeth clean, bright and white. In fact, toothpaste can be applied to a multitude of tasks from polishing mirrors to keeping your sneakers white.
Here are five superb toothpaste hacks that will save you money and time, while also leaving you with that pleasing minty-fresh smell！
1) Polish a dirty mirror
Next time you're brushing your teeth, smear a bit of toothpaste on the bathroom mirror and wipe it dry.
The glass polishes up beautifully and it also has the added effect of stopping the mirror from fogging up when you're taking a shower, so by the time you get out, you'll still be able to see your face clearly.
2) Sneaker Whitener
You can clean your sneakers with a swipe of toothpaste around the soles of your shoes.
A little toothpaste also does an amazing job of removing scuffs from leather shoes and rubber soles. Just squirt a dab on the scuffed area and rub with a soft cloth. Wipe clean with a damp cloth. The leather or rubber will look like new.
3) Fridge seal cleaner
Toothpaste also works wonders on other bathroom and kitchen appliances.
Try using it to clean the seal around your fridge. The toothpaste acts as a cleaning agent. Moreover, toothpaste is ideal for whitening.
4) Jewelry cleaner
Diamond rings can dull over time, yet with a little bit of toothpaste and a good rinse, they'll be sparkling away in no time.
The trick works on pieces of metal too so if that chunky bracelet or metal watch strap is becoming marked, you can rub it down with a dry cloth and use some toothpaste to knock off the dirt.
Do not use this method on pearls, as it will damage their finish.
5) Food odor remover
You can remove the stench of onions, fish, garlic and other odoriferous foods from your skin by scrubbing briefly with toothpaste.
Rub your hands with toothpaste, then rub together, and rinse under water. You'll be fresh-smelling in no time.