Image

Easy DIY Toothpaste

For the past few years, I’ve had a major problem with chapped lips. Maybe that’s a bit TMI, but it’s something I’ve been self-conscious about for a while. No matter how much water I drink, it never seems to be enough. Recently, I read that the cause of perpetually dry lips could actually be an allergic reaction to the type of toothpaste you use. So, I’m experimenting to see if this homemade version of toothpaste rids me of my gross lip problem.

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tablespoon Baking Soda
  • Pinch Sea Salt (optional)
  • Drop of Essential Oil of your choice (optional-only for the scent)
  • 1 Teaspoon Water (approximate)

img_1781

Just dump your baking soda in an airtight container add the drop of whatever essential oil and sea salt and then sprinkle a little water in there. I used a popsicle stick to stir and then just leave that in the jar to apply to my brush. The consistancy should be thick, like toothpaste, so you may need to add more soda, or water depending.

 

And then brush your teeth!

img_1783

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s