Cheap to Make, Effective, Long Lasting DIY Toothpaste
Charcoal has long been used as a teeth whitener, even given it’s colour. But besides giving you shiny smooth teeth, by making your own toothpaste, you also get to save money and minimise the use of artificial additives and plastic toothpaste tubes.
How To Make It
2/3 activated charcoal
1/3 bicarb soda – aluminium free
1 tsp (bentonite) clay (optional)
Mix dry ingredients well then add coconut oil until you have a paste consistency.
3 drops peppermint oil and tea tree oil
1 drop stevia for sweetening
Keep in a jar or tin. Product may harden in cooler months.