5 Different Ways to Use Listerine For Beauty Benefits & Home Remedies

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Did you know there are different ways to use Listerine? Sure, it’s actually a mouthwash, but there are a ton of other ways you can use it; you can do a relaxing foot soak using Listerine and even use it to clear your skin!


Scroll down to see some other beauty benefits of Listerine that I bet you didn’t know were possible! Check out my 5 home remedies using Listerine below.

Tools and materials:

  • Listerine
  • Spray bottle
  • Bucket
  • Vinegar
  • Cotton swab
  • Q-tips
Making a Listerine anti-dandruff spray

1. Anti-dandruff spray

Thanks to its fantastic antibacterial properties, you can use Listerine to prevent dandruff and an itchy scalp.


Simply take one part water and one part Listerine, pour it in a spray bottle, mix it up, and spray it all over your scalp, every time after you shower.

Soaking a cotton swab in Listerine


Listerine used for pimples

2. Spot treatment

If you have any breakouts or pimples, then Listerine is your answer! Simply dab your Q-tip in Listerine and place it all over your spots and a little bit around your spots.


Do this every night before you go to bed, and your spots should heal faster.

Soaking a cotton wool ball in Listerine

If you have facial blemishes, do the same process, but this time use a piece of cotton wool.

Cleaning makeup brushes with Listerine


How to use Listerine mouthwash on brushes

3. Cleaning makeup brushes

We all know that regularly cleaning your makeup brushes is a good habit since germs and bacteria really love accumulating within the bristles.


Using Listerine is an incredible hack to clean and disinfect them quickly. Simply pour a little Listerine into a bowl, dip your brush, and get rid of the excess product by swiping it on a clean tissue.

Home remedies using Listerine

4. Eliminate body odor

Let’s face it; we all have body odor! Luckily, you can also use Listerine to eliminate any foul smell. You can use Listerine over your armpits with the help of a cotton swab (I did this over my t-shirt for demonstration purposes).


Also, you can just spray Listerine directly onto your armpits.

How to make a foot soak using Listerine

5. Foot soak using Listerine

Here’s another excellent beauty benefit of Listerine - using it as a foot soak! All you need is;

  • 1 cup Listerine
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • A big mug of warm water
Foot soak using Listerine

Soak your feet in this mixture for about 10-15 minutes, and you’ll be amazed at how it gets rid of all the dead skin cells, leaving your feet feeling soft and clean.

Different ways to use Listerine

Different ways to use Listerine

I really hope you enjoyed this tutorial on different ways to use Listerine. It really is a handy household item that helps with so many things.


Now that you know the different ways to use Listerine mouthwash, grab a big bottle at your local supermarket and give it a try yourself!


Good luck and see you next time!

Suggested materials:
  • Listerine
  • Spray bottle
  • Bucket
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  • Men26572409 Men26572409 on Dec 30, 2021

    Stubborn toe fungus x10 years, trying many solutions, including Rx ointments. Miraculously, white vinegar sprayed x 1/day has WORKED!

  • Beryl Lucas Beryl Lucas on Jan 02, 2022

    My spotty spots are all over my body have be\en for two years ,completely baffled the hospitals and doctors ,have spent hundreds of pounds on creams and lotions ,am going to trY this listerine method

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