Tooth Powder

Tooth Powder

Ditch the Chemicals, Shine Naturally: Heloise’s Homemade Tooth Polish Recipe

Forget the store-bought brands brimming with unpronounceable ingredients! This Heloise-inspired tooth polish recipe, featuring just two simple household staples, delivers a sparkling smile and fresh breath while being gentle on your wallet and health.

Harness the power of nature:

This minimalist recipe taps into the natural cleaning power of salt and baking soda. Fine-ground salt gently exfoliates surface stains, while baking soda neutralizes odor-causing bacteria, leaving your teeth squeaky clean and your breath minty fresh.

Simple steps, stunning results:

No fancy equipment or chemical-laden concoctions are needed! This DIY tooth polish is as easy as 1-2-3:

  1. Grind it fine: Blend the salt in your blender until transformed into a fine powder. This gentle abrasiveness effectively removes surface stains without harming your enamel.
  2. Mix it up: Combine the powdered salt with baking soda and voila! Your homemade tooth polish is ready to work its magic.
  3. Brush away dullness: Use a damp toothbrush to apply the mixture to your teeth, just like regular toothpaste. Brush for two minutes, ensuring you reach all those hidden corners, and rinse thoroughly.

More than just clean teeth:

  • Gentle on sensitive teeth: Free from harsh chemicals and abrasives, this natural recipe is perfect for those with sensitive teeth.
  • Cost-effective alternative: Ditch the expensive store-bought brands! This DIY option is incredibly budget-friendly.
  • Customize to your taste: Add a drop of your favorite essential oil, like peppermint or tea tree, for a refreshing twist.

Heloise’s homemade tooth polish is a testament to the power of simple ingredients and clever solutions. Embrace the natural way to a brighter, healthier smile and rediscover the joy of a fresh, confident breath.

Tips for using Heloise’s tooth polish:

  • Store the mixture in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.
  • Use a small amount each time you brush.
  • Be gentle when brushing, especially if you have sensitive teeth.
  • Consult your dentist before using if you have any concerns.

So, ditch the harsh chemicals and embrace the natural goodness of Heloise’s DIY tooth polish. Your smile (and wallet) will thank you!

Tooth Powder

Tooth Powder
A vintage handwritten recipe for Tooth Powder from Heloise; make this Tooth Powder with salt and baking soda.
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  • 1 cup salt
  • 1 pound baking soda


  • Blend one cup of salt in a blender with glass top; after salt is a fine powder, blend in soda until the mixture is a powder.
  • Don't put blender on constant, could burn motor out.

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This recipe is from Heloise - "Hints from Heloise."

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