Pro Teeth Whitening Activated Charcoal Powder
A teeth whitening powder made from activated charcoal.
Review by Annie
What is it?
A few weeks ago I bought some Activated Charcoal in Holland and Barret – I was having a bit of a health kick/look after myself drive, and wanted to try and get my teeth a little whiter in a safe way. The tub was £10, not too steep, I figured, if it actually works, given that I assumed the powder would last me a fair few weeks. See below for my review, and try to ignore the black foamy mouth while I’m brushing!
You kind of use this powder just like you would use a toothpaste. The pot says to sprinkle some on your hand and gently dab the toothbrush on there; I tried this a few times, but found it easier to cut out the middle man and go straight for the dunk. The taste isn’t great, but I wouldn’t say it’s the worst thing I’ve ever tasted (olives FYI). It made my mouth go dark whilst brushing and kind of squeaked a bit, which was weird at first, but I got over it. The spit was the weird thing, I guess as most bathrooms have white sinks, spitting black liquid seemed strange and definitely noticeable, but nothing a quick wipe won’t fix. The taste was certainly not ‘minty fresh’ and I felt I had to brush my teeth with normal toothpaste afterwards so not one for sole use if you suffer from bad breath.
Activated Charcoal Powder
Pro Teeth Whitening
|Suitable for||All Adults|
|Not Suitable for||N/A|
|Applications Per Pack||25|
|Steps Per Applications||2|
Easy to Use
Value for Money
Did it work?
I would say it did whiten my teeth slightly, although perhaps not as much as I was hoping given that it’s not the nicest taste or texture. It certainly made my teeth shiny, so anyone looking for shiny pegs look no further! I probably won’t continue using it, as it’s a bit more time consuming when you have to brush your teeth afterwards anyway. You might get better results than me though, and considering it’s Holland and Barrett, I would hope all of the ingredients are as good as they can be!
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