If you search the internet for household products you can make at home, I’m sure you’ll find a lot. In fact, I even put together 18 household products you can make at home. One of the ways I save money is to make my own toothpaste. DIY toothpaste is number 2 in the list. I don’t use it all of the time, but I like to switch it out every now and then my store bought toothpaste. I am more concerned now with the chemicals I use. When I make use my DIY toothpaste, I know exactly what is in it. I’ll show you how to make your own toothpaste.
It is very easy and economical to make your you own toothpaste. You only need a few ingredients.
For this DIY toothpaste, you’ll need some baking soda, coconut oil, mint oil, and optional sweetener like Stevia of Xylitol.
DIY: How to make your own Toothpaste
In a jar or container, combine ½ cup softened coconut oil with 3 tablespoons of baking soda, 20 drops of mint oil, and optional sweetener such as stevia or xylitol.
If you want to make a smaller amount, you can do that as well.
The cost of making your own toothpaste is around $1.32. Not too shabby!