Simple yet brilliant dad hack uses 2 popsicle sticks to save parents money and frustration

This dad came up with the perfect toothpaste-saving hack, and you only need a few common household items to try it.

There’s nothing more frustrating than knowing you have toothpaste left in the tube but not being able to get it out. Not only is it maddening, but it’s also wasteful. 

TikToker @buddywyrick loves “doing dad things.” Some of his favorite things include “sports, cars, lifehacks and puns.” The father often comes up with a few lifehacks of his own, like showing how to hide a spare key or how to open a bottle with a piece of paper

To save on toothpaste, he came up with an easy way to get every last drop out of the tube. All you need for the hack is a couple of popsicle sticks and rubber bands along with your favorite toothpaste. 

“Take the two popsicle sticks and sandwich them around the tube of toothpaste and secure them with a rubber band,” @buddywyrick explains

The dad moves the popsicle sticks up and down, keeping the contents moving toward the opening of the tube. 

“Then you have a little slider that will keep the toothpaste moving forward. And voilá your troubles are gone,” he says

One TikToker found the easy lifehack to be quite useful, saying, “Best follow I found today. Making my life as a dad much easier. Keep ’em coming, dude!” 

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