Toothpaste
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Toothpaste

💯 Why Do One Better

With the amount of toxic ingredients found in toothpaste that can have harmful impacts when inhaled on your body, it's worthwhile to invest in a candle that you know won't have a negative impact on your body.

We don't have a piece on the true cost of toothpaste yet, where we will go further into the environmental and human issues and discuss about the future direction of toothpaste.

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For now, take a look at the ingredients below to learn more about why they could prove harmful to you. Also check out other potential brands that we recommend for a more sustainable, ethical and more affordable option!

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🗒️ Ingredients to Watch Out For

We recommend you look into more depth about these ingredients and how they could affect your body. Generally, these descriptions should apply to most people.

  • FD&C Blue 1: Synthetic dye produced from petroleum.
  • Parabens (methyl-, isobutyl-, propyl- and others): A preservative to prevent bacteria from growing in cosmetics and toothpaste that has been found to mimic the hormone estrogen.
  • Propylene glycol: Used to improve a products shelf life, appearance and texture. In large quantities, it has been linked to damage of the central nervous system, liver and heart.
  • Sodium Lauryl Sulphate: A harsh cleaning agent that can cause irritation in gums.
  • Triclosan: Antibacterial and antifungal ingredient used as a preservative. This chemical negatively impacts the immune system and cardiovascular function.

👍 Alternatives

We know that some prices are higher than average (around $3.50), so we are always on the hunt for more affordable alternatives.

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