I have one of the biggest smiles in the game. Seriously, take a peek at any picture of me and there’s a 90% chance that you can see all 50 million of my teeth. Because I have such a huge grin, I refuse to get caught slipping with yellow teeth.
My obsession with white teeth started at a young age. I used to have real bad brown stains on my teeth growing up. And yes, you guessed it, I got teased like crazy because of it. So since way back in the day, i’ve been trying to whiten my smile.
I’ve tried literally everything under the sun. My Grandma once told me that charcoal whitens teeth. So when I was 12 years old I grabbed a piece of charcoal out of the BBQ pit, crunched a little up, mixed it with my toothpaste and brushed my teeth. It actually worked but I couldn’t handle the taste. Oh if I had known about liquid charcoal back then lol!
My momma even had me out here trying crazy home remedies. She told me burnt popcorn did wonders for stained teeth so you best believe that burnt popcorn was all I ate for awhile. Again, the taste– I could not handle.
By the time I was 14 and in high school, I was in desperate need of a solution + fast. You know high school kids can be brutal. That’s when I stumbled upon Plus White 5 Minute Premier Whitening Kit. This miracle in a bottle has been in my beauty arsenal for the past 15 years. Whoa, I feel so old. I get a ton of compliments on my pearly whites, so I figured I’d share my top secret system with you, cause you know, we cool and all.😜
Now please keep in mind that I am not a dentist. Plus White 5 Minute Whitening is a system that has worked for ME throughout the years. You are free to give it a whirl and see if it works for you. But please always consult with your dentist before trying anything new.
Here’s How I Use It:
First, I start off by brushing my teeth with Crest Baking Soda And Peroxide Toothpaste.
I typically whiten my teeth while I’m in the shower. I fill both the top and bottom of the provided tray with a thin line of the Plus White Premier 5 Whitening Gel. A little goes a long way, so use sparingly.
I leave my tray in for the length of my 20-minute shower.
Once my 20 minutes or so are up (sometimes I leave it in while I’m getting dressed) I rinse my mouth out with the Stain Guard Post Rinse.
Repeat the same exact steps during my nightly shower.
The Plus White System is $7.97 at Walmart. (In Stores + Online) Can also be found on Amazon, CVS + Walgreens.
I only use this method when I notice that my teeth are starting to yellow a bit. I’m a coffee drinker so every blue moon my teeth need a little TLC. I’ll use this system for about two weeks and once my teeth are whitened, I’ll use it every other week or so. I love white teeth but I also want to protect my enamel so I don’t go as hard as I used to. Back in the day I’d do it for hours at a time, and let’s just say my teeth became so sensitive, that I learned the hard way that my teeth wanted a gentle approach.
Before I found Plus White, I was so insecure about my teeth. But now that I have it in my life, it’s given me the confidence to be my huge smiling self!
What’s your favorite beauty secret? If you don’t mind sharing let me know in the comment section! Lol!
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