BEAUTY DIY: 2 DIY HOMEMADE TOOTHPASTE RECIPES

by Surabhi Pisal
Turmeric Toothpaste to Whiten Teeth :

Oral hygiene is directly linked to your overall health and hence it is important that you brush your teeth twice a day. The toothpaste that we use on a regular basis contains a whole lot of chemicals which are ingested into our system thus contributing towards various complications in the body. Have you ever wondered what is in toothpaste that makes it clean your teeth? Commercial toothpastes contain triclosan, fluoride, paraffin, formaldehyde etc. that have negative effects on our body in long run.

BEAUTY DIY: 2 DIY HOMEMADE TOOTHPASTE RECIPES

Below is how you could make your own homemade toothpastes using turmeric and charcoal along with its benefits:

CHARCOAL – Activated charcoal has adsorption properties that adsorb all the dirt and unwanted surface particles thus cleaning your teeth thoroughly.

TURMERIC – Turmeric is anti-inflammatory, contains antioxidants, and is antimicrobial. This makes it perfect for treating common dental problems, oral hygiene and teeth whitening.

SALT – Salt has mild exfoliating properties that removes stains, dirt and germs from surfaces. It also freshens breath.

COCONUT OIL – Coconut has antifungal and antibacterial properties. It also helps get of bad breath and bacteria settled in between cavities and teeth.

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Turmeric toothpaste-

Things you need:

  • 3 tablespoons turmeric powder
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • Enough coconut oil to make a thick paste

Method:

BEAUTY DIY: 2 DIY HOMEMADE TOOTHPASTE RECIPES

In a bowl, add 3 tablespoons of organic turmeric powder and 3 tablespoons of salt. Mix it well and add in coconut oil enough to make a paste. Store it in a jar and use it as you would use a regular toothpaste.

Charcoal Toothpaste-

Things you need:

  • 3 tablespoons activated charcoal powder
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • Enough coconut oil to make a thick paste

Method:

BEAUTY DIY: 2 DIY HOMEMADE TOOTHPASTE RECIPES

In a bowl, add 3 tablespoons of activated charcoal powder and 3 tablespoons of salt.

Mix it well and add in coconut oil enough to make a paste. Store it in a jar and use it as you would use a regular toothpaste.

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