News flash: Turmeric can actually whiten your teeth.

Christina Pellegrini
May, 09, 2017

News flash: Turmeric can actually whiten your teeth. Say goodbye to oil pulling forever!

Blogger Farah Dhukai showed us an ingenious way to use turmeric to actually whiten your teeth on her Instagram.

It looks so easy, we’re feeling inspired to try it ourselves!

Here’s how it’s done. First, you mix 1 tablespoon of coconut oil with a pinch of the yellow spice in a bowl to make a paste. Then, you brush the mixture on your teeth with a toothbrush. Let it sit five minutes, and voilà! Your teeth will be instantly brighter, Farah claims.

According to Cosmopolitan, however, you’ll need to do the treatment a few times before you see noticeable results. The reason? The pigmented spice removes plaque, which discolors your teeth. The herb also has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, so it’s great for your dental hygiene. (Not to mention, it’s way less harsh than the bleaches in commercial teeth whiteners.)

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And finally, turmeric is even proven to help prevent dental disease. What more reason do you need to try this DIY immediately?!

The only drawback: Turmeric will turn your toothbrush yellow. So maybe use a separate toothbrush for this.

If you love this DIY trick, there’s more where that came from. Farah’s feed is filled with natural home beauty treatments, including lip tinting and hair masks. Check them out!

🌑GET RID OF BLACKHEADS INSTANTLY!👋🏽 This is NOT a painful peel off mask.. This mask will literally “squeeze" your blackheads out instantly and painlessly! I only applied this onto my nose area where I get blackheads, but this mask is so incredible all over your entire face too! ALL YOU NEED:👇🏽 ✅YEAST (I used brewers but bakers works too!) ✅COCONUT MILK (you can use any milk.. cows milk, almond, goat, cashew, soy etc.. u can even use WATER but i like how hydrating coconut milk is!) 🥐Mix the two until you get a paste.. you only need a few drops of milk 👃🏾Apply to your nose (or all over your face if u want) 💨Let it dry completely 💦Wash off with lukewarm water in circular motions and the blackheads will POP OUT!! You will "feel it cominggggg" 😂😂😂 🌚I had a blackhead on my nose that was bugging meeeee so bad and this popped it out so quick!! (the other dot on my nose is a freckle.. not a blackhead) 👶🏾Your skin will feel SO soft/smooth and buttery as soon as u wash it off! This isnt just great for blackheads its great at brightening ur skin, hydrating, anti-aging, tightening and acne killing!! 👌🏾Do this as often as you like! 1-2 times a week will give you INCREDIBLE results!! ❤WHY THIS WORKS: Yeast is used in a LOT of expensive skincare products from SKII, REN, etc because of the amazing natural benefits it has! its high in amino acids, protein, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins which help to smooth your skin, soften it to remove blackheads and brighten and hydrate!! If you have wrinkles, apply this mask to your entire face and youll notice tighter more firm skin! Coconut milk is great because its an anti-bacterial so its gonna prevent future blackheads its also extremely moisturizing (which aids in softening the blackhead) and its soothing to the skin Disclaimer: Test patch first Also disclaimer: You do not need to bounce the ingredients off your elbow in order for this to work. I was feeling extra af so #DIYBAE came out to play💃🏽👇🏽👇🏽TAG A FRIEND WHO HATES BLACKHEADS AS MUCH AS YOU DO! and LIKE this video for more DIY skincare!👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾 ILYfam!

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🐢GET RID OF DRY, FRIZZY HAIR + DRY SKIN FOR LESS THAN $6! 🌵 Im in New York right now and I❤NYC but it has made my skin have random dry patches (and when i first got here.. i was covered in acne which is why i have two left over dots on my cheeks!!) my hair has been feeling dry too! Unfortunately, I couldnt bring my “DIY potions” cuz the way airport customs is set uppppppp..its hard to explain what my random bottles of liquids are... so I ran to whole foods and grabbed a bottle of AGAVE to rescue me! ALL YOU NEED: ✅AGAVE - 1 bottle is $6 and it gives me 3 uses.. so each use is $2!! 🙆🏽Apply this to your hair AFTER shampooing (while its wet) and apply onto clean skin. I do TWO layers on the skin 🚿Wash it off your face and hair with water only!!NO CLEANSERS!! Water temp is whatever u prefer-not ice cold 👩🏾I have been using agave as a conditioner after shampooing for years (i dont use a regular conditioner..ever) to give my hair moisture and make it soft! I leave a bottle in the shower :) 👶🏾Youll have the softest most hydrated skin EVER and your hair will be the same! 💨I let my hair AIR DRY so you can see JUST HOW SHINY, FRIZZ FREE AND HYDRATED it is WITH NO PRODUCT AND NO STYLING!! WHY THIS WORKS:👌🏾 Agave is a natural humectant… it gives moisture and shine (glow) to hair and skin! The molecules in agave are hydrophilic and attract water = LOCK IN MOISTURE!! The “sugars” in agave bond to your hair and make it stronger, more elastic, shiny and KILL frizz!! anti-aging and is the ultimate healer! If you have porous textured hair then only do this in low humidity! Do this as often as u use conditioner! ps. I always get comments saying “oh if you take care of yourself so much why do u get these problems. The simple and most logical answer: Im a human being :) and im not perfect..nobody is. Change of environment, weather, water, hormones, age, LIFE etc can take a toll on your hair and skin, so its just a matter of adjusting and giving your skin what it needs, WHEN it needs it. I do this to genuinely help - so i hope you find this helpful :) Tag a dry friend in need! 👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽and like this vid for more easy diy! 👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾 Disclaimer: test patch first.

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THE 1 MASK YOU NEED. For $12 its LIFE CHANGING and even makes you look thinner!! 😱😱😱 🙏🏾best for: DEEP cleansing, PORE shrinking, SKIN tightening, EYEBROW growing, skin GLOWING, ACNE MURDERING mask ever. You can literally FEEL it PULLING all the nasties out of your skin!! get it from amazon - Just search: INDIAN AZTEC HEALING CLAY 👇🏽ALL U NEED: ✅Calcium Bentonite Clay (i use dis everywhere! if u want 2 see other ways 2 use this - LIKE this VIDEO)👍🏾 ✅Apple Cider Vinegar (sensitive skin= just use water) I use ACV on my skin, in my hair, and I drink it everyday 🍦Mix until creamy - DONT USE METAL! The mask stops working with metal! 🍑Apply a thick layer to clean face - i like to go over my brows cuz it stimulates growth 🌬Let it DRY COMPLETELY - u can feel ur skin getting tight and your face will PULSE like a heartbeat. lol I look like the piggy from angry birds 💦Wash off w/ luke warm water 🍅ur skin will be RED like a TOMATO + feel really HOT - thats NORMAL! that means the mask worked + stimulated blood circulation 👶🏾ur skin will be BABY soft, pores will shrink, skin will be tight, and acne will disappear faster! ✌🏾Do this once every 2 weeks 👨🏾This is a dope mask for men 2! esp if you get ingrown beard hairs! WHY THIS IS THE BEST MASK OF ALL TIME🙌🏽🙌🏽 Calcium Bentonite Clay - is like a MAGNET. It pulls theimpurities out of ur skin. -Shrinks acne-its anti-bacterial -it eliminates OILY skin -unclogs pores - makes your face look thinner by sucking up excess sodium (sodium = water retention) -regenerates skin tissue to help it heal faster - healing skin = fresh new skin! Blood circulation = the besttttt -it has a negative charge so when you apply it to the skin it pulls out all the toxins which are positively charged -removes dead skin cells -lightens acne marks + scars -jam packed with silica to make skin super soft! Apple Cider Vinegar - restores pH levels in skin -helps reduce acne and keep skin clear -prevents skin damage -alpha hydroxy acids give you fresh new skin -fights wrinkles I shared this mask on my YT many years ago the OG's know whatsuppp. It's the best! Disclaimer: test patch first. Tag a friend youd do this with!!👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽

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