Let’s make some toothpaste!
First day of our ‘No supermarket’ challenge and we ran out of toothpaste. Pfft!
Luckily I’ve been making my own toothpaste for a little while now – experimenting – so I had an idea of what to do!
There are plenty of other cool recipes, but this is a simple and basic one.
The recipe goes like this:
The idea here is to put enough ‘melted’ coconut oil with the bicarb so that it’s no longer in powder form but a paste.
Some folks add peppermint or cinnamon oil for taste. Even a bit of raw honey will help keep your mouth uber fresh.
I’m used to the salty taste of bicarb, so I don’t mind it at all. (it might need some getting used to in the beginning)
I dare you… try it!
Other uses for coconut oil are (there are many):
There are so many uses for coconut oil, but these are just some of the things we use it for.
Do you have an alternative to shop-bought toothpaste?
Here’s to a beautiful smile!