I Have to Get the Last Bit of Toothpaste Out of the Tube

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     I'd like to say I do this because I don't like waste and am really environmently friendly, but it's more likely to be because I'm too lazy to get another tube out of the cubboard..
    frankspencer frankspencer
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 14, 2009

    When I Was A Kid...

    When I was a kid, I remember telling my mom we were out of toothpaste, and her marching into the bathroom with a pair of scissors and the 'empty' tube. Of coure, we were used to rolling the tube as we used it, so there was always toothpaste at the top. My mom would take the tube...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982
    31-35, F
    Feb 9, 2011

    I'm Practical.....

     I'm practical and a bit of a thrifty person....I just use the scissors and cut off the end...then squeeze the last of it out.
    c8lorraine c8lorraine
    5 Responses Jul 11, 2009


    I am quite frugal and I use toothpaste I purchase from my dentist which is a little more expensive than typical toothpaste.  When I get to the end of the tube I cut it open with scissors and use my brush to scrape the last bits out of the tube.  I know I am cheap but I...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Jul 14, 2009

    Funny i do the same sometimes

    when i can't squeeze the last drop out i get scissor and cut the tube just to get whats left in it. lol
    NymNin NymNin
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2014


    I get my money worth and more, lol...I use my toothpaste until the last drop.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Aug 2, 2011


    i have gone one step further.  i cut the tube open with scissors.  believe me you can use the remaining paste for three or four days. after the first day i put the tube in a small container and put it in the fridge.
    apparao apparao
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2009

    Frugality Rocks

    Just like with the other posters in this group, I also cut the tube open to scrape out the last smidges of toothpaste. Doesn't make sense to waste it anyway.
    freyaluna freyaluna
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2009
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