10 things to do with an old toothbrush

Don’t throw away your old toothbrush!

The old toothbrush can be useful for a multitude of things around the house, so why throw them in the trash? It is possible to use the toothbrush for your cleaning work in the house.

10 Tips presents you today 10 ways to recycle your old toothbrush.

1. Clean the nails with a toothbrush

If your toothbrush is not too worn you can use it to brush under your nails, like a nail brush does. Just add a little soap and water to get the cleaning started, period.

2. Clean tile joints

You can also use an old toothbrush to clean tile joints in the bathroom and kitchen. Perfect for effectively removing dirt and mold from ceramic joints.

Be careful not to scrub too vigorously with the toothbrush as you could damage the tile grout.

clean tile joints with a toothbrush

3. Apply hair color

Another way to recycle an old toothbrush is to use it to apply hair color. Whether it’s for highlighting or applying a hair product to hide white hair, the toothbrush can be very useful.

4. Turn a toothbrush into a bracelet

The excellent instructable site offers us a really interesting idea to transform an old toothbrush into a pretty bracelet.

Visit the instructable site to find out how to make this original bracelet with a toothbrush, pliers, boiling water and ice water.

Turn a toothbrush into a bracelet

*source: instructables.com/How-to-make-a-toothbrush-bracelet

5. Clean the shower head with the toothbrush

Cleaning the shower head or even the telephone shower is not easy. So you can take an old toothbrush dipped in vinegar to start cleaning the shower head.

6. Toothbrush transform into eyebrow brush

It can be expensive to buy a brush specifically designed for brushing eyebrows. You can therefore buy a toothbrush with soft bristles for brushing your eyebrows, it works very well and it is above all much cheaper.

7. Remove shoe marks from the floor

If you need to remove shoe marks from your floor, the old toothbrush is the solution for you. You can also use it to remove stains from walls, baseboards and moldings.

8. Apply wax to your shoes

To properly apply wax and other cleaning products to your shoes, you can use your old toothbrush. For leather shoes it is better to use a toothbrush with soft bristles so as not to scratch the leather.

9. Clean appliances

It is not always easy to properly clean appliances in the house, especially in smaller places. Whether it’s to clean small spaces in the coffee machine, washing machine, dryer or other, using a toothbrush is a good idea.

10. Clean shoe soles

Finally, one last thing to do with an old toothbrush is to clean the soles of shoes. The toothbrush is perfect for removing dirt and small rocks from the soles of shoes.

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