The significance of these colors on toothpaste we never knew

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Published by Shifa Naz on 30 Nov 2018

Toothpaste is something we use at the start of our day with but have you ever noticed what different colors in the toothpaste denote. The gel is used to improve oral hygiene. Salt and Sodium Bicarbonate are the main ingredients that can be replaced for commercial toothpaste. Let us unfold the facts related to the colors that are embedded within. The variety of colors include, red, blue, green, black and every color has a different story related to it. These colors denote if the toothpaste contains chemical or natural ingredients. Take a fresh breath and see what these specific colors signify…


Black is the standard color, denotes the amount of chemical included in the toothpaste. Well to your knowledge, black clearly indicates that harsh chemicals are mixed in the manufacturing.

2. Blue

The blue color is less harmful. It’s a combination of natural ingredients with the presence of medication. It gives a mint taste to the tongue.

3. Red 

Red being lesser dangerous than the black one, contains a great combination of a chemical with natural ingredients.

4. Green

Green color gives peace to the eyes and it’s full of natural ingredients, the safest one to use and eco-friendly to the environment.

Well, knowing all we would definitely wish to use naturally made toothpaste, follow these steps that will just cost you a dime.

If you want to make your own natural toothpaste at home, here are these few simple steps you need to follow.

a. Take sea salt, coconut oil, baking soda, mint oil, and water

b. Combine these ingredients in equal parts.

c. Add two parts of baking soda and mix it with mint oil (take 10 to 12 drops of mint oil).

d. Increase or decrease the amount of oil according to your taste.



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