4 New Teeth Whitening Tricks That Actually Work

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by Sam Freedman |
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A brighter, whiter smile. We all want one don’t we? There’s always a shade or two you’d consider bumping up to, are we right? Well, what if we told you that the at-home solutions for teeth whitening were officially better than ever. As a nation of notoriously ghastly gnashes, and one in four of us dreading a trip to the dentist, we bring you the top five whitening tricks that you can try without having to step foot outside your front door. A Margot Robbie worthy smile...easy!

The Mega Brush

Having a souped up toothbrush is not just for a snazzy looking bathroom, in fact studies show an electric toothbrush can remove up to 400% more plaque along the gum-line vs a manual one. Now that’s impressive! But with so many on the market, how can you pick your perfect fit? Well we’ve been testing the lot and there’s a newbie out from Oral-B, the Limited Edition Genius Rose Gold Brush, £280, and you’re seeing it here first. This mega brush, as the name suggests, is pretty genius- download the Oral B app and together you and your mobile will create the best brushing session ever- we honestly feel like we’ve been to the dentist our teeth feel so clean.

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Sounds great right? But is the price tag putting you off? Well, lucky for you we are giving away, exclusively for Grazia readers only, 10 brushes to 10 lucky readers starting from 10th August. All you have to do is comment under the Instagram snap on @GraziaUK with who your favourite celebrity smile is, to be in with a chance of winning. And what’s more, if you don’t quiet make the cut for a freebie, Boots.com will be offering 50 brushes daily, from 10th August- 7th September, for half price so you can pick one up for just £140. With claims that say you’ll have whiter teeth after just one use, we promise this brush will not disappoint. See below for the terms and conditions.

The Trending Ingredient

Charcoal is the ingredient changing smiles everywhere. Black in colour as you’d expect, but once whirled around in your mouth, in toothpaste or mouthwash form, the genius ingredient helps to lift stains by extracting toxins. So, if like us, you can’t step away from your morning latte, or that glass of vino come 6pm, then try Beverley Hills Formula Perfect White Black Sensitive Toothpaste, £4.99. With expected results after just two weeks, and ideal even if you suffer from sensitivity, it’s a done deal for brightening and whitening.

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Now, if you don’t want to mess up your toothbrush (because trust us the charcoal paste isn’t the easiest to get off your bristles) then opt for a mouth wash instead. Diamond Whites Black Edition Teeth Whitening Liquid, £9.99, contains a combination of organic coconut oil, pepper mint essential oil and activated charcoal and should be swirled around your mouth for 10-15 minutes. It feels like an age while you’re standing sink-side, but the longer you can keep swirling, the better the results.

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The Celeb Approved Treatment

Oil pulling, if you haven’t heard of it, where have you been? Loved by everyone from Gwyenth Paltrow to the Kardashians, Bella Thorn to Lindsey Lohan- and if there’s one thing they all have in common, it’s the brightest whitest teeth. The brand that seems to have hit the headlines hard is Coco White, which unlike many other brands compacts everything you need for one oil-pulling session into one handy tube. The benefit? You can complete a two or four week course just by tearing off the seal and squishing the contents in your mouth- no mess. We recommend the assorted box, £19.99 of mint, vanilla and lemon for a variety of flavours that don’t get tiresome.

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Teeth whitening ©PR

**How to enter: **

Entry is by commenting on the Instagram picture indicated in the promotion copy @GraziaUK saying who their favourite celebrity smile is between 15:00GMT on Tuesday 9th August -23.59GMT Tuesday 16th August 2016

After the closing date and time of 23:59GMT Tuesday 16th August 2016, all entries will be verified and 10 winners will be randomly selected to win a Limited Edition Oral-B Rose Gold electric toothbrush.

Terms and Conditions

  1. This competition is open to all residents in the UK and ROI aged 18 years and over, excluding employees of Procter & Gamble UK and its affiliates or agents, the families of such employees and any other person connected to this promotion.

  2. No Purchase required.

  3. To enter, entrants must enter using Instagram as follows. Comment on the Instagram picture indicated in the copy above @GraziaUK saying who their favourite celebrity smile is between 15:00GMT on Tuesday 9th August -23.59GMT Tuesday 16th August 2016

  4. Participants may enter as many times as they like, but we will only accept one entry per person. No bulk of third party entries accepted.

  5. The Promoter will not be liable for applications not received, incomplete, delayed or damaged. Last date for receipt of entries is 23:59GMT on Tuesday 16th August 2016.

  6. All entries received by 23:59GMT Tuesday 16th August 2016 will be counted. 10 winners will be selected at random. They will win one (1) Oral-B Limited Edition Rose Gold electric toothbrush.

  7. There is no runner up prize. The prizes are as stated and cannot be transferred, sold or exchanged. There is no cash alternative. Only one prize per household.

  8. The winners will be informed by direct message by 17.00GMT on Friday 19th August 2016. To claim the prize the winners must supply their name and address (including postcode) within 14 days of notification. Prize claims are subject to full compliance with the Ts & Cs.

  9. In the event the claim for a prize is not received by the Promoter within 14 days of notification, the Promoter reserves the right to select an alternative winner.

  10. Prizes will be delivered within 28 days of prize claim being received.

  11. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize of equal or greater value in the event of unavailability due to circumstances beyond their control.

  12. By entering this competition, entrants agree to be bound by the rules and by any other requirements set out in the promotional material.

  13. Your personal details will only be used for the purposes of administering this promotion and for no other purposes. For more information on our privacy policy, please visit: http://www.pg.com/privacy/english/privacy_notice.shtml

  14. By entering the Competition, the winner consents to any publicity generated as a result of the competition and use on websites, magazines or mobile services at any time without further consent or payment.

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