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500057 tn?1210037974
Does toothpaste really work for acne?
My mother always said that toothpaste dries out the zit, and eventually it would fit, but i'm not so sure that I want my nose to smell minty fresh. Does this actually work, or is it a myth that people made up?
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309783 tn?1271961829
This is not a useful treatment for acne. The whitening agents in the toothpaste will irritate and discolor your skin.
Use a topical lotion which contains salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide to dry up spots. I like ByeByeBlemish drying lotion. Loiloi x
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514685 tn?1211844680
interesting im going to try it thanks for the idea lol
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309783 tn?1271961829
In an emergency, if you don't have any spot cream use TCP, savlon or Sudocrem. Toothpaste is not a helpful remedy for acne. Invest in a bottle of ByeByeBlemish drying lotion. It's not expensive and lasts for ages.
Eloise x
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Woah. I tried the toothpaste thing on my back once.

I put the toothpaste on a band aid and left it on overnight. Not a good idea!
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