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Everyone knows a dirty window is very hard to look at and also not very easy to clean. If you are not careful when cleaning anything that’s glass you might just make it look dirtier. That’s why I made this article to help out anyone who has trouble cleaning their windows. This window cleaning trick is going to come in very handy.

 

Easy DIY Window cleaner

 

Things needed:

  • 1/4 cup Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Dawn dish soap
  • 1 cup of warm water

 

Directions

Get a spray bottle and do the following. Squeeze 1/4 cup of dawn into the spray bottle, then add 1/4 cup of vinegar in it. Now add 1 cup of water to the mixture (shake before you use it).

 

Before you clean

Be sure to get rid of the dust that was all over the window. Use a microfibre cloth to do so. Be sure to remove the dust in the creases. You can also use an air duster to clean the hard to reach areas. This will make the other cleaning process way easier.

 

How to use SPRAY

Get a microfibre cloth. Spray the solution on the window pane then use the cloth to wipe it. After doing that your window will be clean but soapy. To get rid of the soap from the glass pane just use another damp microfiber cloth to wipe away the soap residue.

 

BEST WAY to clean ANY window screen

What I’ve realized is that a window screen traps more dust than the other parts of the window. The best way to clean a window screen is to get rid of all the dust from it. To do this you need to get a small duster and wipe away all the dust. Be sure to dust the corners as well.

 

After following the directions your windows will look way cleaner than before. These are the best tips to clean your windows properly. I hoped you found this article helpful.

You might not have heard of fabuloso but it’s a great disinfectant. It’s really good when you want to make an area in your house smell better. It also has some weird but useful hacks and tricks. These hacks and tricks are right here.

 

1.USE IT TO DEODORIZE THE SINK DISPOSAL

 

To do this all you need to do is pour 1-2 cups of fabuloso in the sink disposal. After doing this your sink will have a nice smell.

 

2.GREAT FOR CLEANING/MAKING SHOWER SMELL BETTER

 

Fabuloso is a deodorizer so it’s great for making areas smell better. One of these areas is the bathroom shower. It’s easy for the bathroom shower to get dirty so to clean it just try these hacks. But to make it smell better is a whole other story. To make your bathroom smell good all you need to do is the following. Get a small damp washcloth and sprinkle fabuloso all over it. Now use the cloth to wipe all over the shower. Wipe areas such as the bathtub/shower floor, shower walls, and the showerhead.

 

3.GREAT FOR DEODORIZING THE TOILET

 

Keeping a clean toilet is way harder than you might think. Most times it gets dirty by itself. If you are having trouble with cleaning your toilet you can check out this article. Now if you want to make your toilet smell good, all you need to do is the following. Pour 2-3 cups of fabuloso in the toilet tank. Now you will realize that every time you flush you will smell the fabuloso scent.

 

4.USE IT TO SOAK THE TOILET BRUSH

 

To do this all you need to do is throw 1/4 – 1/2 cup of fabuloso deodorizer into the stand where you place the toilet brush. Every time you use to place the brush inside the stand you are basically making it smell better than before.

 

5.USE IT TO MAKE YOUR KITCHEN SMELL BETTER

 

To make your kitchen smell great with fabuloso, all you need to do is the following. Get a damp cloth and sprinkle a lot of fabuloso all over it. Know use that cloth to wipe areas such as the kitchen cabinets, sink, refrigerator door, stove, and countertops. After cleaning those areas you will realize that your kitchen will start to smell wonderful.

 

6.USE IT TO DEODORIZE YOUR ENTIRE BATHROOM

 

To make your bathroom smell better with fabuloso. All you need to do is sprinkle fabuloso on a damp cloth and wipe areas like the face basin, shower, faucet, toilet, and also the bathroom floor(Sprinkle fabuloso on one part of the bathroom floor and use a clean damp mop to wipe). After doing all these tricks your bathroom will smell great.

 

1.USE DAWN DISH SOAP TO SCRUB BATHTUB AND SHOWER WALLS

If you have read some of my other articles, you will realize that I love using dawn dish soap to clean. That’s because it’s great for cleaning purposes, not just only for dishes but a lot of other things/surfaces too.

 

To clean your shower with dawn just squeeze a few drops of dawn dish soap on a cloth(damp). Now use the cloth to scrub all over the shower.

 

Be sure to scrub in between the shower tiles and also to clean the tub, spout, and showerhead as well.

 

 

2.BORAX IS GREAT AT REMOVING DIRT MARKS AND SOAP SCUM

To remove soap scum, dirt, and grime from inside your shower with borax, all you need to do is the following.

 

Sprinkle a lot of borax inside the shower tub and use a brush to scrub all over(remember to sprinkle water inside the tub before sprinkling the borax this will make the borax wet and moist).

 

After your done scrubbing rinse the tub with a lot of water.

 

 

3.LYSOL WILL GIVE YOUR SHOWER A NICE SMELL

This actually works. What you need is a bottle of Lysol surface cleaner and a cloth. Pour some of the Lysol on the cloth.

 

Make sure the cloth is damp after pouring the Lysol on it, don’t pour too much because you don’t want to finish it. After doing use the cloth to wipe all over the shower.

 

Wipe areas such as the tub/shower floor, shower head, tub spout, and the shower wall.

 

 

4.BAKING SODA WILL DESTROY SOAP SCUM

To remove soap scum with baking soda you need to dop the following. Sprinkle a lot of baking soda in the shower floor/ tub. Now get a cleaning brush and scrub the floor.

 

If the soap scum is on the shower walls/tiles just sprinkle some of the baking soda on a damp cloth and use it to wipe the walls. Remember to rinse the wall and floor with water. This should remove all the soap scum that was in your shower.

 

 

5.USE VINEGAR AND WARM WATER TO DEEP CLEAN YOUR SHOWER

If you want to deep clean your shower the right way, Just follow this tip. Get half a bucket of warm water. And pour 1 and half cups of vinegar in it.

 

Then get a cleaning cloth, dip it into the bucket and use the cloth to wipe everywhere inside the shower. Then after doing this rinse the shower with a lot of water(to get rid of the vinegar smell).

 

 

6.CLEAN YOUR SHOWERHEAD WITH A WARM DAMP CLOTH

This is simple and easy to do. Just turn on warm water on a cloth and use it to clean your shower head. It’s that simple.

 

 

7.USE A BRUSH TO CLEAN IN BETWEEN THE SHOWER TILES

Dirt and grime gloves to gather in between shower tiles. So if you are having problems or don’t know how to clean the grime in between your shower tiles just do the following.

 

For this, all you need to do is get a wet cleaning brush and squeeze 2-4 drops of dish soap on the brush. Now use the brush to clean in between the shower tiles. You can also use diluted bleach as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you hate it when your toilet gets dirty? If the answer is yes you might want to try some of the tips that im about to mention. Dirt develops on various parts of the toilet such as the inside and other hard to reach places. So you need to try out these toilet cleaning tips if you are having trouble cleaning your toilet.

 

 

1.SCRUB YOUR TOILET WITH DAWN DISH SOAP

You might be thinking that dawn dish soap is only good for cleaning dishes. Well while it might be good at that it also has a lot more cleaning uses. It’s great at cleaning any toilet. This tip is very simple just do the following. For this all you need to have is a damp washcloth or brush, then scrub the toilet. After doing this your toilet will look very clean.

 

 

2.USE FABRIC SOFTENER TO DEODORIZE INSIDE YOUR TOILET

Fabric softener isn’t just good for laundry but it’s also good for making inside your toilet smell way better. This hack is very simple too, just follow the directions and you will get it. Pour 1-3 cups of fabric softener in the tank of the toilet. By doing this every time you flush(about 5-10 flushes) your toilet won’t have a bad smell after you are finished using it.

 

 

3.DEEP CLEAN YOUR TOILET WITH DILUTED BLEACH

I know most people don’t like using bleach because it’s a bit toxic. But if you add a lot of water to a bottle of bleach this will make it better to use. Now to clean your toilet with bleach you just need to pour the diluted bleach in a spray bottle. Now spray the toilet with the bleach and use a cloth to wipe it. This will make your toilet looks sparkly clean.

 

 

4.USE SCRUBBING BUBBLES TO SHINE YOUR TOILET

Do you have dirt and grime all over your toilet? Well just do the following. For this method, all you need to do is spray some of the scrubbing bubbles all over the toilet and wipe away with a damp cloth. This will make your toilet look very clean.

 

 

5.FRESHEN INSIDE YOUR TOILET WITH VINEGAR

Vinegar has many uses, Mostly when it comes on to coo, but it can do a lot more things than just being an ingredient in a food recipe. One of these alternate vinegar uses is to freshen, deodorize, and also clean the inside of a toilet. If you want to know how to use vinegar to clean your toilet just do the following. Pour about 3 cups of vinegar into the tank of the toilet. By doing this your toilet will smell fresh even after using it.

 

 

6.REMOVE TOILET STAINS WITH BAKING SODA

Toilet stains and rings are a pain to get rid of, but luckily baking soda can do it with ease. If the rings are inside the toilet just our 2-3 cups of baking soda in it and use a toilet brush to scrub away the dirt and dust. If the dirt and dust are on the toilet just get a damp soft cloth and sprinkle baking soda on it. Now use the cloth to scrub the toilet. This will get rid of all the dirt, dust, and grime that was in the toilet or on it.

 

Carpets get dirty very easily and when it does it smells pretty bad. I’ve had trouble keeping my carpet clean because I thought that all I had to do was to vacuum it.

 

But If you have pets in your home you can’t just rely on vacuum cleaning to make the carpets smell better, you have to use other cleaning tricks.

 

Pets aren’t the only reason why your carpet may be unclean or smell bad, it can also be that you may wear shoes on it. If you want to clean your carpet and make it smell wonderful try these amazing carpet cleaning tips and tricks.

 

 

1.USE DAWN DISH SOAP TO CLEAN THE CARPET

Dawn can be used for many things such as cleaning the dishes or the stove/oven but did you know it can also be used for carpet cleaning. I didn’t know until I tried it, and to my surprise, it got rid of the dirt that was on my carpet.

 

To clean your carpet with dawn dish soap just get a damp cloth and squeeze three drops of dawn on it. Then use the cloth to gently scrub the area of the carpet you wanted to clean(or the whole carpet). This will make your carpet spotless and clean.

 

 

2.LYSOL CAN MAKE YOUR CARPET SMELL WONDERFUL

You might be saying “isn’t Lysol surface cleaner primarily used to clean countertops, cabinets and other hard surfaces” the answer is that those are only its primary uses it also has a lot of secondary uses. You can see most of those secondary uses here.

 

One of these secondary uses is carpet cleaning. The reason why I like to use Lysol to clean carpets is that it doesn’t just clean but it also makes it smell amazing. To clean your carpet with Lysol just do the following. Sprinkle a lot of it all over the carpet and use a brush to gently scrub it. This will clean your carpet and also give it a nice scent.

 

 

3.USE BORAX TO FRESHEN AND DEODORIZE YOUR CARPET

While Lysol gives your carpet a wonderful smell. Borax on the other hand will absorb all the bad odor the carpet had. It is really powerful. So if you have stuff like pee stain on the carpet because of pets you will need to use borax.

 

All you have to do is get a bottle of cold water with 1/2 cup of fabric softener and pour it on the area the odor is coming from. Then sprinkle the borax where you poured the water on. Let the borax stay on the carpet for 1-2 hours and then after that just use a vacuum to get rid of the borax residue.

 

 

4.WINDEX IS EXCELLENT AT REMOVING CARPET STAINS

This may come as a surprise but you can actually use Windex the glass cleaner to get rid of stains from your carpet. All you need to do is spray a lot of Windex on the stained area of the carpet and use a cloth to scrub it. You can also add a cup of vinegar and a squeeze of dish soap to help get rid of the stains.

 

 

5.BRUSH IS THE BEST THING TO USE  TO DEEP CLEAN ANY CARPET

You can clean a lot of surfaces with a brush. You can clean your carpet with a brush. You can use a dish soap, vinegar, or Lysol. It doesn’t matter which one you choose once you have a brush to gently scrub the carpet you don’t have to worry.

If you have a dirty shower and want to clean it properly, you can always make your own shower cleaner. Now I know it seems weird to make your own DIY version of a shower cleaner while you can get one at the store.

 

Well, it’s true that you can get one at the store. But it will cost way more than the one you would make at home. Also, it is very easy to create. So if you want to create your very own DIY homemade shower cleaner just do the following.

 

 

Things needed for this:

  • 1/4 cup of  Rubbing Alcohol
  • 1/4 cup Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Warm water(you don’t have to use warm water but its the most effective)
  • 1/3 cup of dish soap(I prefer to use Dawn)
  • 1/4 Fabric softener
  • 1/4Diluted bleach

 

 

DIRECTION

To make the mixture is very simple. All you need to do is the following. Get a spray bottle and add all the things I listed (above except the water). After adding all those stuff, add some warm water to the mixture.

 

 

HOW TO USE

The best way to use this mixture is to spray it all over the shower. Make sure to spray places like in between the tiles, the pipe, the showerhead, the shower drain, the tub, etc.

 

After spraying the shower get a clean, soft, damp cloth and wipe away. Make sure to wipe as hard as you can. By using your DIY shower cleaner your bathroom shower will not only smell magnificent but it will also be very clean.

 

That’s it making your very own shower cleaner wasn’t as hard as you might’ve thought. And by doing this you probably have saved a little cash as well.

 

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1.PUT BAKING SODA ON CARPET TO FRESHEN IT

Carpets can get dirty very easily. When they get dirty they can smell really bad. To make your carpet smell good just do the following.

 

Sprinkle some baking soda on the carpet and leave it there for 10-30 mins. Don’t sprinkle too much on the carpet, just a light amount. Next, use a vacuum to suck up all the baking soda particles.  No, you will have some baking soda residue left on the carpet but if you continue to vacuum it every day, the residue will go away.

 

 

2. VACUUM INSIDE CUPBOARD AND CABINET TO GET RID OF DUST

Inside of cupboards and cabinets can often get very dusty. This happens when you don’t clean inside of them very often. To get rid o dust in your cabinet or cupboard just do this simple trick.

 

Get a small vacuum and use it to suck up all the dust particles in the cabinet. If you don’t have a small portable vacuum you can also use the tube of a large vacuum to get rid of the dust.

 

 

3.SUCKS DUST FROM KEYBOARD

If you don’t clean your keyboard often it can get really dirty and greasy. This is because we type on keyboards with our dirty fingers. Not only that, but dust tends to gather in tight spots and most keyboards have a lot of tight creases.

 

To remove dust from your keyboard. Simply use a small vacuum to suck up the dust. If the suction on the portable vacuum isn’t strong enough just do the following. Place a paper towel tube on a large vacuum tube. This will guarantee a stronger suction than the portable vacuum.

 

 

4.ATTACH A CARDBOARD TUBE TO YOUR VACUUM HOSE TO CLEAN CREVICES IN WINDOW AREAS

Sometimes it’s hard to clean certain areas of windows. Usually because of the tight creases that are very hard to reach. To clean these areas of your windows just do the following.

 

Place a toilet paper tube on another vacuum tube. Now use the vacuum to suck in all the dust that was in the hard to reach areas.

 

 

5.FRESHEN YOUR BED BY VACUUMING IT

This hack is very simple all you need to do is vacuum your bed mattress. That’s all you need to do.  This hack was very simple.

 

You can also sprinkle baking soda all over the bed (let the baking soda sit there for about 30 mins). Then use the vacuum to suck everything up.

 

 

6.GET RID OF PET SMELLS

This is another simple tip. All you have to do is vacuum stuff such as pet hairs from areas like the sofa or the carpet.

 

 

7. VACUUM CORNERS AROUND YOUR HOME TO REDUCE DUST

This vacuum tip said it all. Just go around the house and vacuum places like the closets and the corners of every room. This will reduce dust in your home.

1.DIY DRYER SHEETS

place the sponges in a large container. Now fill the container with water, and add 4 cups of fabric softener in it. Cover the container and let the sponge soak up most of the fabric softener.

 

Leave the sponges in the container for 1 hour. After doing that place the sponges in the dryer with your laundry. This will make your laundry smell even better than when you have used the normal dryer sheets.

 

2.PROTECT FLOORS FROM FURNITURE SCUFFS

Is it just me or do most furniture scuff the floor? I can’t even shift my kitchen table without worrying if it’s going to damage the tiles.

 

To prevent your floor from being damaged just do this simple trick. Place sponges under the feet of the furniture. Doing this will prevent the furniture from scraping the floor.

 

3.SOAP IN SPONGE

Want you sponges to always be soapy. Then this trick will definitely help you. All you have to do is cut open inside of a thick sponge (cut it to make it look like a pocket and make sure it’s deep). Place the bar soap inside the pocket area you just created in the sponge.

 

Now you can use the sponge to do a lot of things such as cleaning areas around your home or using it to bathe yourself while showering.

 

4.SPONGE GERM REMOVER

This hack is kinda well-known know but it’s a really good hack. Most of us get rid of sponges(especially kitchen sponges) when they get dirty. but what if I told you that you don’t have to do that.

 

All you have to do is place the dirty sponges in the microwave. Now turn on the microwave for 1-2 minutes. This will eradicate all the germs that were in the sponges. Now you can use those sponges without worrying about the bacteria and germs inside of them.

 

5.CLEAN LARGE JARS OR FISHBOWL

Have you ever tried to clean certain things in your home but find it very difficult to do. For example items such as jars and fishbowl are very hard to clean because they have very small openings.

 

To clean inside jars and fishbowl properly you need to do the following trick. Use a fork and push it in the sponge. Now use the fork to put the sponge in any direction you want to clean inside the jar.

 

6.UNUSUAL WAY TO CLEAN GRILLED AREAS

This will show you the best way to clean grilled areas whether it the oven racks or the grill for the barbeque. Now you have to read carefully because this can kinda get confusing.

 

What you need to do is get a sponge and make 4 equal vertical cuts (half deep inside of the soft side). Now make 4 equal horizontal cuts( not too deep) in the soft side of the sponge. Remember not to cut too deeply because this will make the break up the sponge. Now you can use the sponge to clean the grilled areas.

 

7.DIY ICE PACK

Place the sponge in cold water. Then take it out and put it in a Ziploc bag. Place the bag with the sponge in the freezer and leave it overnight. In the morning you will have your very own DIY icepack. It’s best if you place 2 sponges in one bag.

 

8.DIY TOILET DEODORIZER

This trick is very easy. Al l you need to do is dip a sponge in some fabric softener. Now place the sponge inside the tank of the toilet. That’s it. This hack was very easy to do and now you don’t have to worry about the toilet smelling bad after using it.

 

9.USE IT TO SHINE WOODEN FLOORS

All you need is to put some murphy’s oil soap on the wood floor and wipe and polish the floor with a sponge. Its that easy.

 

I don’t really recommend this hack. Be sure to use a large thick sponge as well.

 

Hey. Do you have a bottle of mouth wash just laying around and don’t know what to do with it? You might think this is a weird question but there is a lot of things you can do with any mouth wash. Well, this article will show you some awesome hacks you can do with mouth wash.

 

 

1.FRESHEN SINK DISPOSAL

Sink disposals usually smells disgusting over time. To fix this just do the following. Pour 1-2 cups of Mouthwash and also pour 1 cup of dish soap mixed with warm water into the disposal.

 

This will make the disposal smell better.

 

 

2.LAUNDRY BOOSTER

Want a cheap homemade laundry booster that doesn’t cost a lot. Well, Your mouth wash can act as a laundry booster substitute. To use your mouth wash as a laundry booster, just do the following. After putting your clothes in the washer.

 

Pour 1 cup of mouth wash inside the washer. Make sure you not to pour the mouthwash on white clothes. This will make your clothes smell way better.

 

 

3.FRESHENS TOILET

Every Toilet has a bad smell after using them. This smell can even make your whole bathroom smell bad. Most times we just wait for the bad odor to go away. But with a bottle of mouth wash, you can make your toilet smell way better.

 

To clean your toilet the right way. You need to do the following trick. Pour 2 cups of mouth wash directly in the toilet. This will freshen the toilet.

 

 

4.DEODORIZE BATHROOM DRAINS

Years ago I had trouble with my bathroom drains. The problem was that they started to smell really awful. I didn’t know how to fix this issue. I’ve read countless articles but none of them helped. Until I figured that maybe mouth wash can help.

 

If you have the same problem I had just do the following. Pour 1 cup of mouth wash in the drains around the bathroom such as the bathroom sink, or bathtub drain.

 

This will make them smell better for sure.

 

 

5.CLEAN STOVE

I hate It when I cook on my stove and it gets a lot of food stains on it. I’m sure that I’m not the only person who hates this. But at the same time, I can’t get too mad because it’s my fault why the food gets on the stove.

 

To clean your stove properly you need to do the following. Pour some mouth wash and 1 cup of dish soap on a sponge. Use the sponge to scrub the stove.

 

This will make your stove look clean and stain free.

 

 

6.CLEAN FEET

No one likes an awful smelling feet. Feet usually gets smelly when your shoes without socks or sometimes it has to do with the material of the shoes.

 

To clean your foot with mouth wash just do this simple trick. Get a foot soaker and add 2 cups of mouth wash in it.

 

This will give your feet a minty smell.

 

 

7.DIY GLASS/WINDOW CLEANER

This hack is very simple to do. Fill half of a spray bottle with mouth wash and Pour 1 cup of warm water in it.

 

Now spray the glass/windows and use a microfiber cloth to wipe them.

 

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1.CLEAN KITCHEN SINK

Kitchen Sink gets often quite messy. I used to avoid cleaning my kitchen because I thought it was too much work. To properly clean your kitchen sink just do the following.

 

Squeeze 3 drops of toothpaste into the sink. Now use a damp sponge to clean it. Your sink will look clean after doing this.

 

2.DEODORIZE TOILET

There are many hacks to deodorize your toilet. But only a couple of them works. Here is one of them. Squeeze 4 drops of toothpaste into the toilet tank.

 

Let it sit there for about 5 minutes. Every time you flush the toothpaste will help to deodorize the toilet.

 

3.REMOVE CARPET STAINS

Most people seem to have trouble removing carpet stains. To remove the stains They usually use expensive equipment or product. There are lots of cheap ways to get rid of carpet stains but this is the cheapest way.

 

Squeeze 1 drop of toothpaste( depending on how big the stain is). Get an old toothbrush (or any brush) and gently scrub the area. You will no longer have any carpet stains after doing this.

 

4.CLEAN JEWELRY

No line Ike’s dirty jewelry. To clean your jewelry properly just do this simple trick. Get a small brush, squeeze 1 drop of toothpaste on it. Then sprinkle some water all over the toothpaste and the brush.

 

Use the brush to clean any jewelry you have. This will make your jewelry look very clean.

 

5.CLEAN DIRTY AREAS ON SHOES

Shoe soles are the first place to get dirty when wearing shoes. They get dirty quite easily. Mostly because it’s the lower part of the shoes and it’s usually white.

 

To clean them properly you need to do this simple hack. Get an old toothbrush with toothpaste on it. Then use the brush to scrub the shoe sole. That was very simple. No need to buy a new pair of shoes or expensive cleaning products.

 

6.CLEAN DISHES

This hack is very simple to do. All you need to do is to get a sponge and squeeze a drop of toothpaste on it. Use the sponge to clean the dishes. This will give them a fresh minty smell.

 

7.FRESHENS JARS/ GLASS CONTAINERS

Glass jars and other glass containers get a bit smelly when you leave them closed for a long time. But with toothpaste, you can make them smell better.

 

I know what you might think. “Can’t you use something else to deodorize and clean them”. The answer would be yes but the toothpaste keeps inside of the jars or containers smelling fresh for a long time. To keep your glass jars or other containers fresh just do the following.

 

Fill half of the jar with cold water. Next, squeeze 2 drops of toothpaste in it, and mix around. Let the mixture sit inside the jar for 5-10 minutes. After doing this your jars and glass containers will smell fresh and wonderful.

 

8.CLEAN TOILET

To clean your toilet properly just do this simple trick. Get a damp sponge or old toothbrush. Squeeze 3 drops of toothpaste on them. And use them to scrub the toilet.

 

Your toilet will look clean and shiny after doing this.

 

9.REMOVE GROUT AND GRIME

This is mostly found in the shower. Either on the walls or in the bathtub sometimes even both. Squeeze 1-2 drops of toothpaste on an old brush.

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10.HELPS TO CLEAR PIMPLES

All you need to do for this one is put a tip of toothpaste on the pimples on your face. Then wash your face with cold water.

Use the brush to scrub away the dirt and grime.