When we began road-testing top DIY toothpaste recipes here at Old School, we found that almost all called for glycerin, an ingredient that demanded immediate Googling to discover if we could make it from scratch. What’s with glycerin? It’s a soap-making byproduct with antibacterial properties, but it’s often made with animal fat derivatives, which isn’t really our thing. So, we figured out how to make our own veggie version with coconut oil, opening up a whole world of kitchen pantry beauty concoctions (and gave us a bonus bar of soap).
Here's what you'll need:
Here’s how to make glycerin:
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