How you can make toothpaste at home

By: CAT SYKES


posted on: July 19th, 2018

Buying toothpaste can be expensive. Toothpastes bought at shops have some ingredients that may not be good for our health. You can make your own toothpaste without these ingredients. It will clean your teeth as well as toothpaste from a shop!

WHAT YOU NEED

You will need the following equipment:

You will also need the following ingredients:

METHOD

  1. Put 4 to 5 large spoons of coconut oil into your mixing bowl.
  2. Add 1 or 2 large spoons of baking soda.
  3. Add 2 or 3 large spoons of cocoa powder and 15 to 20 drops of essential oil (if you are using these ingredients).
  4. Mix all the ingredients together until they are a thick paste. Make sure there are no clumps of any ingredient.
  5. Put your paste into your jar and store with a lid on.

To use your toothpaste, dip toothbrush into the paste. Brush onto your teeth moving the brush in little circles. It is safe to swallow small amounts but you may want to spit it out after use. Brush your teeth 2 times a day when possible.

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