herbal tooth powder

we've talked about tooth powders and pastes before, but i wanted to get back into DIYing my oral care routine. why? because i really want to try more herbal-based tooth powders, and i couldn't find one that fit everything i wanted and didn't want. please note i am not a dentist or in any way [...]

advice on starting your “green” life: reboot

the landscape has changed so much over the last 5 years, and you can buy pretty much any "green" beauty product you want nearly anywhere. when i started this blog in 2012, that definitely was not case; hence why i DIY'ed everything. now, the "green" beauty world is FULL of options. it’s really easy to [...]

remineralizing mouthwash

good morning, crunchies! after the post on the research behind oil pulling, we learned that oil pulling is just as effective as using a mouthwash. if you personally don't like all the swishing, making your own mouthwash is a great alternative! but what's IN your mouthwash is also very important! here's a mouthwash recipe that's remineralizing, [...]

natural teeth whiteners

who doesn't want pearly whites? with natural toothpastes (without all the bleaching chemicals), some people notice their teeth aren't as white anymore. so what do you do? turn to chemicals? NO! 🙂 what you can use to naturally whiten your teeth: activated charcoal bananas strawberries unrefined coconut oil (only unrefined) other fruits & veggies how [...]