Introduction: 10 Uses for Your Old Toothbrush

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Here are some handy ways to re-use your old toothbrush.  You may think this small little brush is only good for cleaning your teeth, but here are 10 ways you can keep the toothbrush cycle going including beauty and cleaning tips and tricks.

Step 1: Remove Crayon Marks on the Walls

Use shaving cream and a toothbrush to remove crayon marks on the wall.  My landlord will never know I used my door as a canvas!

Step 2: Brush Your Eyebrows

Beauty and grooming tools can be expensive.  I use this $1 toothbrush as an eyebrow brush.

Step 3: Clean Your Finger Nails

Brush that dirt out from under your fingernails.  Just put a little soap and water on the brush and you're good to go.  It feels nice on your nails too!

Step 4: Clean Your Shoe Soles

When dirt and mud gets stuck in the soles of your shoes, loosen it up with your toothbrush.

Step 5: Remove Marks on Floors

Use non-gel whitening toothpaste to remove stains from the floors and counter tops.

Step 6: Clean Grout Grime on Tiled Floors

Combine 1 part Borax, 2 parts Baking Soda, and 2 parts water to clear out that funky grime between tiles.  Use this in the kitchen and bathroom.

Step 7: Apply Hair Dye

Apply hair dye yourself using a toothbrush.  For quick touch ups to grey hair or roots, apply mascara to a toothbrush - it will blend the color in your hair better than the mascara wand.

Step 8: Clean Appliances

Toasters.  Microwaves.  Coffee Machines.  Use a toothbrush to clean off crumbs and stains that fall in those hard to reach spaces.

Step 9: Clean Hairbrush

Lift the hair out of your hair brush by pulling it up with your toothbrush.  

Step 10: Toothbrush Bracelet

Finally, when your toothbrush is at the end of the road, make a purdy toothbrush bracelet.