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baking soda, charcoal, dentist, oral hygiene, teeth, toothpaste -

Perhaps one of the best ways to remove the toxins from your oral hygiene routine is to simply remove the products that contain them. The following recipe will clean your teeth just as well as commercial toothpaste, and in the long run will cost much less. Here's what you need: 2/3 cup of Baking soda (less abrasive than commercial toothpaste) Up to 1 tbsp. Activated charcoal - optional (helps pull toxins from the mouth, and can aid in whitening teeth) Peppermint or Spearmint essential oil - optional (adds flavor & antibacterial qualities) Distilled water Begin by combining the dry ingredients...

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In my personal opinion, how attractive your face is begins with your smile, and your smile is all about your teeth! Those who know me know that I have been dealing with a lot of dental issues the past year or so. I believe that these issues were probably spurred by matters outside of my control, but I have been researching all things dental care for some time. Trying to combat tooth decay, cavities, and gingivitis naturally, and at home may sound scary, but I have found a few different things that really have made a difference for me personally....

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avocado, banana, coconut milk, hair care, hair mask, hair treatment, moisturize -

I've spent a lot of time lately talking about hair. One of my favorite things to do when my hair gets dry and damaged (I have bright green hair, so it gets dyed frequently), is an at-home hair mask! Things to keep in mind before you get started: This mask can be messy, so wear an old shirt. A warm mask will work better than a cold one, but you don't want hot! Hair masks should be left on for a minimum of 15-30 minutes. The longer you leave it on, the more it can work Sometimes hair is too...

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Knowing how often to cut your hair is a struggle many people face, myself included. When you're trying to grow it out, it's almost painful to cut it off. When it's curly you have to be careful how much you cut off at a time. Hair cuts can be expensive! There are such a long line of things to consider when deciding how often your hair needs to be cut or even just trimmed. I'm putting together this blog for you to try to take a bit of the guess work out of the game! Long to Medium Hair If...

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curl pattern, curly hair, hair care, hair type, kinky hair, product use, shampoo, straight hair -

Welcome to the final instalment of identifying your hair type! The very last hair quality we are checking for is the curl pattern of your hair. The curl pattern is classified in 4 basic groups. Though there are further classifications and sub categories in each group, I am only going to cover the basics. What is my curl pattern? Begin by washing your hair as you normally do. Air dry, and hold off on the product for now. Remove a strand of hair from the root. You want to have the whole strand of hair for observation. Lay the strand...

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