How to get a Hollywood smile on a mere mortal budget

Ding! That's the sound you want to hear (in your head) when you look in the mirror and smile.

Everyone is looking for that perfectly white smile these days. Unfortunately, whitening can be damaging to your teeth, and it can be very expensive. So here is a great affordable way to get pearly whites at home.

What you will need

  • One capsule of activated charcoal
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Toothbrush
  • Eggcup

activated charcoal perfect smileStep 1

Break the capsule of activated charcoal into an egg cup.

Step 2

Add a teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide and mix into a paste.

hydrogen peroxide perfect smile


Step 3

Apply the paste to your toothbrush, and start brushing your teeth. Swish it around your mouth also. Do this for approximately five minutes.

Step 4

Spit out the paste and rinse your mouth out with hydrogen peroxide. Again, swish it in your mouth for about five minutes.

toothbrush perfect smile

Step 5

Spit the peroxide out and rinse with water.

This technique should be done every day until you reach your desired whiteness. Then, once a week to maintain the desired effect.


If you're like me and you love DIY beauty products, there is a great one for plumping up your smackers here.

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