8 Tips To Get That Perfect Hollywood Smile
Many dream of healthy and beautiful teeth, flawlessly white smile, but this isn’t always easy to get. Depending on your oral hygiene habits, you may need to resort to extreme methods like chemical whitening – which can be a little intimidating (not to mention expensive).
Thankfully, we were able to find several natural remedies that you can do right at home. If you follow this advice on a regular basis you’ll see your teeth lighten up a few tones, while your gums will become healthier.
8 Tips for a Perfect Hollywood Smile
1. Strawberry paste
Take a fresh strawberry, and crush it with a spoon. Mix it with the finest sea salt you can find (try grinding it in a coffee grinder), put the resulting paste on a toothbrush, and lightly massage your teeth for a few minutes. Then rinse your mouth thoroughly. To protect your enamel, do this no more often than once every 2 weeks.
2. DIY whitening toothpaste
Mix 1 teaspoon of turmeric with the same amount of clear coconut oil and 2-3 drops of mint oil. Use this mix as you would regular toothpaste — it will take care of your enamel, whiten your teeth, and freshen your breath. See detailed instructions here.
3. Aloe vera
To obtain a truly Hollywood smile, use fresh aloe vera juice or buy some natural gel made from this plant. Rub some into your teeth, massage them with a toothbrush, and rinse thoroughly. You can do this after each brushing, and after a couple of weeks your smile will be bright and sparkling white.
4. Tea tree oil
If you dilute 5 drops of 100% tea tree oil in half a glass of water and rinse your mouth with it every day after brushing your teeth, you’ll see the results in just a couple of weeks. To make the effect even more striking, clean your teeth additionally with a drop of oil once or twice a week, though not more often.
5. Banana peel whitener
Banana peel contains substances that dissolve dental plaque and help maintain the perfect color of your teeth. Rub the inside of the peel into your teeth from both sides, and wait for 5-7 minutes. Then brush your teeth and rinse your mouth. Repeat as often as you like.
6. Activated charcoal mask
Mix ground charcoal with water to get a sour-cream texture, then carefully apply it to your teeth. Leave it there for 2 minutes, and rinse your mouth thoroughly. After that, brush your teeth. Repeat this once or twice a week.
7. Coconut oil
Apply some oil to your teeth before brushing them, leave it there for 15-20 minutes, then thoroughly brush with your toothpaste. Repeat this 2 or 3 times a week.
8. Lemon mouthwash
This DIY mouthwash will help you whiten your teeth gradually and keep your breath fresh. Take 3 parts lemon juice and 1 part fine salt, mix them together, and rinse your mouth thoroughly after brushing your teeth. Use this method 2 or 3 times a week.
Warning: don’t use this mouthwash if you have inflammations in your mouth.