The 7 Most Innovative Whiteners For a Megawatt Smile
By Tatiana Bido, Features Editor |
You might not have the time to spend on intensive teeth-whitening treatments at your dentist’s office, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get a healthier, brighter smile at home. These quick and effective solutions are designed to save you time and illuminate your smile—and will easily become your on-the-go beauty staples.
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This kit comes with 10 “pop” vials containing a whitening gel that you brush onto your teeth with floss-like bristles. The gel dissolves within minutes and there is no need to rinse. Use them three times a day to get your teeth up to five shades whiter in just 10 days. The kit also comes with a lip balm that nourishes and hydrates your lips as you quickly whiten your teeth.
Keeping your teeth consistently white after a tooth-whitening treatment can be tough. This mild, carbide peroxide whitening gel is designed for daily use and won't irritate your gums. It’s super easy to incorporate into your morning beauty routine—just add it to your toothbrush on top of your toothpaste and voilà, you can go about your day with a whiter smile.
Go Smile Sonic Blue System ($129)
This game-changing toothbrush works double-duty with a light-activated teeth-whitening system that’s built into a sonic toothbrush. The sonic vibration polishes your teeth while the whitening gel gets right into your enamel. The gel removes stains not just from the front of your teeth, but also from every surface that you brush.
Opalescence Go (Price varies)
Keep these little trays on hand for an instant and comfortable at-home professional whitening treatment. Available through licensed dental professionals, they’re a perfect solution if you’re always on the go. No impressions or custom trays needed, each tray is prefilled with a safe, effective gel that won't leak out onto your gums. Available in 10 and 15 percent hydrogen peroxide concentrations, use them on special occasions for an instant result.
Who doesn’t love a product with a built-in component? After you brush your teeth with the toothbrush, you just pop out the tooth-whitening pen, click it twice to release the gel and brush it onto your teeth. When you’re done, snap the pen right back into the base of the toothbrush. It's quick and simple, no rinsing required.
Jump-start your smile with little liquid-filled swabs called activating rods containing sodium bicarbonate. Used in combination with Supersmile Whitening Toothpaste and Whitening Accelerator, apply the rods directly onto the surface of your teeth twice a week. This system’s proprietary formula safely eliminates stains and whitens the surface of your teeth for a sparkling smile you can’t miss.
This upgraded version of the Whitestripes you already know and love sticks to the basics: They’re portable, quick and effective, and after just two 30 minute treatments each day for three days, you’ll begin to see impressive results. Throw them in your purse, wear them on your drive to work and flash your pearly whites with confidence.