via Heloise's Hints
Clever Uses for Toothpaste
- Clean chrome: Shine sink fixtures (rub over faucets with a wet sponge)
- Eliminate cooking smells: Remove garlic or fish odors from your hands
- Polish silver: Clean silver jewelry in a pinchBanish blemishes: Get rid of a pimple
- Soothe skin: Relieve itch from a mosquito bite.
Note: Toothpaste comes in many formulas -- gel, whitening, baking soda. It's best to use a dab or two of the regular white paste