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16 Surprising Uses for Toothbrushes

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9. Remove Clothing Stains. Apply a stain remover to the spot and gently scrub until the stain is gone.

10. Clean Jewelry. Noticing a theme? Yep, toothbrushes are great tools for cleaning small things, tiny spaces, and hard-to-reach areas. Jewelry certainly fits into this!

11. Apply Hair Dye. Toothbrushes are a great hair dye applicator.

12. Clean Dirty Finger Nails. Mud-caked fingers after a morning of gardening benefit from a little toothbrush clean-up.

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.


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10:41AM PDT on Aug 28, 2013


10:38AM PDT on Aug 28, 2013

Sharing, thanks!

7:33AM PDT on Aug 27, 2013


6:12AM PDT on Jun 22, 2013

thanks for the advice

4:54AM PDT on Jun 20, 2013

Thank you for sharing this

10:28AM PDT on May 20, 2013

Thanks for great Idea

10:21AM PDT on May 17, 2013

love this!

8:53AM PDT on Apr 6, 2013

Thank you so much for these very useful tips!
We also used toothbrushes to wash our haircombs, to comb out dirt and oils accumulated between the teeth of the comb.

And of course it really comes in handy to brush some small corners of the bathrooms,cabinets.

12:23PM PDT on Mar 28, 2013

Good tips thanks Katie, I also shared.

4:27AM PDT on Mar 13, 2013

Great Tips. TY!

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