Beyond natural toothpaste
We're passionate about making the best natural toothpaste on earth. As botanical ingredient lovers and eco-friendly people, we know how important it is to find sustainable ways of living that don't harm nature or our environment - which is why at Truthpaste HQ, we look into all things zero waste, organic ingredients, and natural health & wellbeing.
Research shows that 90% of adults have or have had some form of gum disease. Do you know the warning signs?
We don’t often give our gums much thought. They are essential in keeping harmful bacteria at bay and your teeth firmly where they ought to be. Poor gum health can carry much more serious risks than just bad breath or loose teeth.
At Truthpaste, we think it’s important to show transparency about what ingredients go into the products that you use on a daily basis. This is especially true if those products are going into your mouth! We have always been honest about our ingredients. That includes what we do not use, as well as what we don't.
What is SLS and why do we avoid it?
So why do so many manufacturers use bentonite in toothpaste? There are several benefits for bentonite in oral health.
Peppermint toothpaste has long been the firm favourite for the vast majority of households. It is universally accepted as the standard flavour for toothpaste. Peppermint, the oral care superstar, also has multiple medicinal uses.
What is it about Peppermint that ties it so strongly with our oral health care routine? Why do we love peppermint flavour toothpaste?
We all know that we need to keep the bacteria that builds up in the mouth in check. But how much do you know about the damage that can be done by neglecting your oral care?
Over a third of adults skip brushes, sticking to only once a day. If that’s you, prepare yourself for some icky facts that will make you want to wash your mouth out!
New research funded by the Dutch National Organisation for Health Research and Development and Common Seas, shows that microplastic is present in human blood. The implications of this are terrifying.
“We have a right to know what all this plastic is doing to our bodies.” ~Jo Royle, founder of the charity Common Seas.
We already know from research that we are ingesting microplastics on a daily basis.
From our very first tooth, we are taught the importance of brushing and a healthy diet. Why is dental care important?
Aside from losing teeth, which carries with it its own stigma, there are many other reasons that your dental care shouldn't be overlooked. And more are being discovered all the time!
Theres some very scary statistics in the UK.
If like many, the extent of your knowledge about myrrh is that some mages once came a very long way to offer it at an impromptu baby shower then you aren’t alone. Its rich, musky smell is used in incense and perfumes across the globe and it has a long and well-documented history for its medicinal values.
There is so much more to myrrh than just a lovely smell.
Buying organic is better for the health of us, our wildlife, and our environment. But choosing organic foods over non-organic can often add a lot more to our weekly food bills. These 5 handy tips will help you to eat organic without breaking the bank!
Whilst Organic is a term that is largely linked to farming and food, it’s a subject that we are passionate about at Truthpaste HQ. We actively look for ingredients that are certified organic to go in our award-winning formula.
Organic farming is so much more than just ‘no pesticides’. This carefully designed method of farming food sustains soils, biodiversity, ecosystems and people.