Holland and Barrett Charcoal Tooth Whitening Powder

A mint flavoured Charcoal tooth whitening powder.

Review by Shannon

What is it?

On my teeth-whitening mission, I’ve picked up a product that seems to be incredibly popular at the moment, tooth-whitening powder. This one came from Holland and Barrett, an own brand product, and is a charcoal ‘mint flavoured’ whitening powder. You brush with it for two minutes twice a day BEFORE using toothpaste, which, I’ll be honest, I’ve never been so glad to taste toothpaste in my mouth after using this…

Process

Results

Before…

…After!

The Process

I used this product twice a day (morning and night) for a week, and it was a challenge for sure. The powder claims to be ‘minty’ but the mintiness lasts all of five seconds and then it’s just a vile taste that I don’t even know what to compare it to, maybe powdery ash? It’s nothing like using a toothpaste because it doesn’t foam up at all, so it was quite an odd experience. The jar recommends brushing for two minutes, and I found it very difficult to keep brushing with such a horrible taste – but, I powered through because who knows, maybe this will be the miracle product of my dreams?

THE SCORES

Holland and Barrett

Charcoal Tooth Whitening Powder

Treatments
Specifications
Typen/a
Suitable forAdults
Not Suitable forChildren or Pregnant Women
Applications Per Pack30
Steps Per Applications2
Application Duration2
Ratings

Results

Easy to Use

Comfort

Value for Money

Time

Overall Score
(1.6/5)
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Did it work?

Overall, I’ve not been impressed at all with the product, and it tastes so disgusting that I think even if it did whiten my teeth I still wouldn’t ever use it again. I hoped and prayed that over the week the taste would get more pleasant but it just didn’t. Yes, it’s easy to use; it just adds an extra two minutes of brushing to your routine, but just isn’t enjoyable at all and didn’t seem to give any results. I also found that my gums got a little sensitive, although I think this is more from the additional brushing time rather than the product itself. On the positive, it comes in a nice glass jar so at least that’s recyclable…

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