To clean a steam iron, use cheap toothpaste (don't use the gel type) and wipe with a clean cloth. Toothpaste also whitens the rubber of tennis shoes, polishes leather shoes and chrome, lifts crayon off walls, lifts stains out of carpets, removes water rings from coffee tables and lipstick from fabric, cleans the sour smells from baby bottles, shines diamonds, removes small scratches from glass, and cleans enamel.
By Monica from Cortez, CO
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Every time I get my teeth cleaned, my dentist gives me sample toothpaste. I also have extra tubes that no one liked the taste of. I love these tips for using toothpaste:
I have an evening bag from my late mother. The chain was all tarnished. I was tucking in the chain and using it as a clutch. Someone suggested to use toothpaste and it did a great job. The photo shows the left side done so you can see the difference.