Old Toothbrushes: the ultimate cleaners
Most people just chuck their old toothbrushes. Why else would you keep them if you’re not going to
use them to brush your teeth anymore? Well, there are actually lots of reasons to keep your old
brushes around. And here are ten of them:
Clean off Crayon Marks
The strange mix of shaving cream and your old toothbrush will get crayon marks off the walls if your kids
(or your inner child) decide to use the nice white walls as a drawing board. It’s a neat little trick that will
keep your stress down, your walls
sparkling, and your landlord happy.
Rather than buying expensive beauty
tools, you can use an old (preferably
sanitized) toothbrush as an eyebrow
brush. While this tip is most useful for
women, men could potentially use them
for sideburns or mustache brushes as
Old toothbrushes are a great tool to use to clean out your fingernails. Just add a little soap and water
and you’ll have beautiful sparkling nails! And it feels good too.
Borax, baking soda and water make the perfect scrubbing solution for tiles anywhere in your home –
usually the bathroom and kitchen. Scrub away with your old toothbrush and get those tiny cracks clean!
Get out the caked on grime off your shoes with your toothbrush. Use just water or add a little soap and
scrub away. This is a great way to keep white shoes white and the bottom of your soles clean.
Old toothbrushes are a great way to apply hair dye if you like to dye your hair at home. Another
excellent tip for touching up grey or white roots is to put mascara on a toothbrush and gently rub it in to
your roots. It blends in very well and keeps your hair looking great from top to bottom.
Toothbrushes are a great tool to clean out the tiny crevices and crummy cracks of your toaster,
microwave, refrigerator, and coffee pot. Let those little bristles sweep through the cracks that nothing
else can get into. It will work wonders.
Cleaning out the dust from computer fans and other small crevices on your electronic devices is made
easy with toothbrushes. They even work great for cleaning out mechanical parts under the hood or
crevices on guns.
If you have a small, furry pet, toothbrushes work at great, gentle groomers. For brushing or bathing, old
toothbrushes are your friend!
For the creative mind, you can use old toothbrushes for decoration. They can be melted and bent into
bracelets or toys for babies. You could also use them for picture frames, magnets, or any other craft you
can think up. You can also create unique paintings using old toothbrushes.
So next time you visit your dentist in Sandy, UT, and get your new toothbrush, make sure you hang onto
your old toothbrush and take advantage of its versatile uses!