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Toothpaste – It’s Not Just For Teeth

Remember a while back, we talked all about different hacks? Unique and different ways to use vinegar every day was one of them. Well, back by popular demand, I’m going to try to write up some more blogs on different hacks. And, if you have a hack that you like using, drop me a note! We can share our ideas and thoughts together!

So this time, we’re going to talk about toothpaste. I can only hope and pray that you know to use it on your teeth ?, and you may have even heard that it can dry up a pimple (quick little hack trick for teens especially!), but did you know you can use toothpaste for a lot of other things?

Now, for each of these – they do recommend non-gel toothpaste. Any brand, even a dollar store brand will work! So, without further ado, here are some great toothpaste hacks that I’ve come across!

Shoe cleaner – Take a little dab of toothpaste and rub it into your work shoes. Buff until shiny using a soft cloth. You can do this trick on leather shoes as well as trying to get your white sneakers – well – white!

Got a cut or bug bite? In a pinch, you can put a little toothpaste onto a bug bite or small cut. It will stop the bleeding and even take away the itch!

Like to swim? Use a little bit of toothpaste on your swim goggles. Of course, rub it off so you can see before you get in the water. It’ll prevent them from fogging up!

Sigh writing on the wall – we’ve all probably experienced that one. Get rid of that “artwork” your littles have lovingly left on your walls with a few squirts of toothpaste and a scrub brush. There’s no guarantee this one will work, but it’s better than hopefully having to repaint!

Coffee stains in your mug? Rub a little toothpaste in there, rinse the residue clean, then run the mug through your dishwasher or wash well. Stains begone!

And finally, wash your hands! If you’ve been cleaning fish, or just have a stinky thing you’ve been doing with your hands, and have washed them with soap and can still smell that yuckiness… try toothpaste. The grittiness of toothpaste plus the mint, will get rid of the smell ?

Thinking of buying a home in Greenville or our surrounding areas? I’d love to chat with you! We’ll find your dream home – together! Sellers – don’t forget to contact me in regards to selling your home too! My email is, and my direct phone is (864) 275-3953.

So What’s Happening In Greenville Anyway?

Wondered what’s going on in our area? Here’s a sneak peek!

558. That’s how many homes have been proposed for West Butler Road in Mauldin. The 94-acre development could feature 128 houses, 133 townhomes, and 297 apartments. What’s next? An application to rezone the property will go before the City of Mauldin Planning Commission for two readings. (The Post and Courier Greenville)
The Greenville County Library System is hitting the books on a new library branch in Blue Ridge. If approved, the 13th branch would be located near Lake Robinson, and would offer a full range of services beyond what the area has had access to through the bookmobile (Think: computer + internet access). ? (The Post and Courier Greenville) 
Sippin’ support. The City of Greenville is seeking volunteers for the 16th annual Sippin’ Safari wine tasting fundraiser on Fri., Sept. 9 at the Greenville Zoo. Volunteers 21 and older may help serve wine, drinks + food samples. Sign up. ?
Burger and Trivia Thursday | Thurs., Aug. 25 | 7-9 p.m. | Southernside Brewing Co., 25 Delano Dr., Unit D | Free entry | Indulge in a specialty burger + craft pint for $10 and test your trivia knowledge. ?
Folk Craft Day | Sat., Aug. 27 | 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Travelers Rest Farmers Market, 235 Trailblazer Dr., Travelers Rest | Free entry | This week’s market features educational demonstrations of heritage art practices like fiber arts, steel forges, and pottery.
Hops and Herons Beer Festival | Sat., Sept. 24 | 3-6:30 p.m. | Conestee Nature Preserve, Fork Shoals Rd. Trailhead | $10+ | Enjoy unlimited beer samples from local breweries along with live music, fun activities, and food trucks in Henderson Meadow. ?

About Victoria

 People are on the move and I am ready to help you buy or sell in the Greenville area. Please contact Victoria Cottle by email or call (864) 275-3953 for your real estate needs in the Upstate of South Carolina! You can also always follow me on Facebook!

Victoria Cottle is a Realtor® in the Greenville South Carolina area and if you, a friend, or a family member need assistance with selling or buying a home I can help. Referrals and people needing relocation assistance are welcome! Search Single Family homes in Greenville. Search Condos and Townhomes in Greenville.

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