To remove scratches from a mirror, apply white toothpaste or polishing powder to a damp towel or rag and rub gently at the scratch until it is completely gone. If the scratches are too deep or are on the reverse of the mirror in the silvered surface, then a professional may need to handle the job.Continue Reading
Scratches on a mirror's surface that can easily be felt with a fingernail may not be able to be fixed. Light scratches can be buffed out with polishing compound.
To clean a headlight using toothpaste, simply dab some toothpaste onto a rag or towel and use it to scrub the surface of the headlight. Use water to rinse it off and wipe it down with a clean rag to ensure that all the toothpaste is gone.Full Answer >
To remove shallow scratches from glass, apply a commercial solution, such as metal or nail polish, or create a home remedy with toothpaste and baking soda. For deeper scratches, buff out the damage with cerium oxide and a polishing wheel attached to a drill or dremel tool.Full Answer >
Remove scratches from plastic by cleaning the surface and buffing out the scratch with brass cleaner on a microfiber cloth and then cleaning the surrounding area with a vinegar-and-water mixture. Additional applications may be necessary depending on how deep the scratch is.Full Answer >
Cuttlefish bone can be used to make polishing powder for toothpaste. It can also be used to treat gastritis or nocturnal emissions in small reptiles or birds.Full Answer >