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One More Use For Your Toothbrush

I regularly brush my tongue and roof of my mouth at the advice of the dentist but I've taken to brushing another part of my mouth . . . without toothpaste, that is. Using a clean and dry toothbrush, you can buff your lips by gently brushing them, too. Not only will this remove flaky skin, it also helps smooth the surface. Just like exfoliation primes your face for makeup, removing dead skin from your lips will help lipstick glide on more evenly for a smooth-looking smile.


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Allytta Allytta 8 years
i've been doing this since i was 12 ;))
emalove emalove 8 years
I've tried this before and it worked okay...I prefer a lip scrub though. C.O. Bigelow makes a fabulous one that's pretty cheap.
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
I've done this forever. I'll sometimes also use my shower glove before putting shower cream on it.
resamac resamac 8 years
I actually use tooth brushes to separate my eyelashes. It works really well with all the bristles.
bengalspice bengalspice 8 years
I do this all the time ... my mom actually taught me this trick when I was little.
sham28 sham28 8 years
But I agree, this is common knowledge.
sham28 sham28 8 years
BABY toothbrush.
Glittersniffer Glittersniffer 8 years
Totally a classic tip, but one that is worth repeating. It just works so well. The last lip exfoliator I tried gave me cold sores :(
diesdre diesdre 8 years
Oh no she didn't!! Come on Bella, this is like the oldest trick in the book! The one that magazines keep giving when they think we've forgotten (or we've grown out of their target market)
NouraBee NouraBee 8 years
i usually do it with face towel
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I've done this.
chasingjamie chasingjamie 8 years
I've done that before. I'm a fan of lip exfoliators though.
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