I always have a problem with toothpaste. My whole family uses the same toothpaste tube. At the end of the week, there is this huge glob of hardened toothpaste stuck over the end of the tube.

Is there a way to avoid this?

  • 5
    Close the lid after each use.
    – MrPhooky
    Mar 26, 2015 at 9:08
  • Uh... eww. You all use the same tube? Mar 26, 2015 at 20:14
  • Ya... I know! :/
    – Maxie_Z
    Mar 27, 2015 at 1:12

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You need to prevent oxygen from reacting with the toothpaste. Usually people would just reapply the cap, but you could store in a ziplock bag or similar airtight container.

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