If you eat organic foods, it’s probably because you care about what you put in your mouth. So why should toothpaste be any different?
The array of ingredients packed into that little tube is astounding, from sodium fluoride to petroleum-based (or even coal tar-based) dyes to lye and many more. And it turns out making your own toothpaste probably takes less time than it does to walk to the store to buy it and you can do away with all those ingredients.
Here are three DIY toothpaste recipes, including this coconut-based option.