4 Household Items That Can Surprisingly Remove Phone Scratches!

It's no surprise that no matter how matter how much you take care of your beloved mobile devices, they're bound to be victims of scratches or scuffs. Whether it's from the car keys in your bag or those accidental drops, it just happens!

And sometimes, it can be a little annoying. Of course it wouldn't be practical to buy a brand-new replacement phone and paying a visit to your local repair shop could just be a waste of time. A quick wipe on your shirt sleeve isn't going to make it go away but luckily, there are some household items that may help you get rid of the tiny scratches from your gadgets. 

Take some steps to remove those minor scratches with items you may already have lying around the house.

1. Toothpaste
You'd be surprised of the wonders of what this bathroom essential can do. It can actually help cure minor marks on your phone's screen. But be sure to use the legit toothpaste, not the gel-based one. 

Apply a small amount of toothpaste to a cotton bud or a cloth. Gently rub the cotton bud/cloth to the surface of your screen, in circular motions until the scratches go away. After this, wipe your screen with a slightly dampened cloth to remove any excess toothpaste.

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2. Baking Soda
Not only good to keep your refrigerator smelling fresh, but can do some amazing things with scratches as well.


Simply mix two parts of baking soda and one part of water in a bowl. Continuously stir it until it becomes a thick paste. Apply a small amount of this to a cloth and again, rub in circular motions on your phone's scratches. After this, wipe your screen with a slightly dampened cloth to remove any excess substance. 

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3. Baby Powder
This is probably the most surprising household item out there to effectively get rid of those annoying scratches.

Mixing water and baby powder can also create a paste-like substance too. Simply substitute the baby powder for the baking soda in the directions up top!

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4. Vegetable Oil
For a quick fix, grab that bottle of oil from your kitchen cabinet!

For the smallest, hidden scratches, vegetable oil is a good temporary solution. One drop of this on the surface of the scratches can be a quick remedy for a cosmetic fix. 

Do you have other suggestions? Feel free to share your thoughts below!