Author Archives: Becky Striepe

Spotted: How to Make Toothpaste (no, really!)

January 17th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe

Conventional toothpaste is full of harmful chemicals. Shocking, since this is stuff that's supposed to go into your mouth, right? Most conventional toothpaste contains artificial colors and flavors along with chemicals that might even weaken your teeth over time. And the worst of the bunch also contain triclosan or triclocarban. Instead of agonizing over a long ingredients label, you can save some cash and learn how to make toothpaste yourself. At home. With ingredients that you pick!


How to Make Mouthwash with Two Ingredients

December 20th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Store-bought mouthwash often contains nasty chemical ingredients, and natural brands of mouthwash can be on the pricy side. Here's how to make mouthwash with ingredients that you probably have in your house already



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