The Dirty Truth Blog — charcoal

DIY Toothpaste

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Perhaps one of the best ways to remove the toxins and some single use plastics 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.

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Say "Cheese!!"

Posted by Brigid McHugh

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.

There are a few points of contention for me surrounding typical oral hygiene

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The Charcoal Craze

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Activated charcoal is used in soaps such as Detoxface masks, and other topical treatments to aid in the treatment of acne. It successfully binds with the toxins and dirt that are responsible for causing acne. Topically, activated charcoal is effective in the treatment of more than just acne. Consider using it for treating body odor, rashes (like those from poison ivy or poison oak), and insect bites.

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