Hi friends! It’s been awhile. After such a cold and dark winter, I fully embraced the summer by being outside and taking as many trips as possible (generally without my laptop or camera). I feel that I fulfilled my craving of sun and water, and I’m ready for fall. I am so excited to announce I’ll be starting a new job next Monday as well (job hunting was something else that was taking up quite a bit of my time). Plus, new season and new job means new clothes!
On that note, I am very excited to tell you all about a company I have been working with over the past month called Smile Brilliant. As you all know, I am much more interested in fashion and clothing than beauty and makeup. Don’t get me wrong, I love doing a glam look for a night on the town every so often, but I don’t have the time to invest in a full look daily, and I’d rather spend my cash on a pair of booties than a contour palette. That being said, it is important to look as good as I can naturally while putting in as little time/effort possible—queue clear skin, groomed brows, and… White teeth!
I was very excited when Smile Brilliant approached me about doing a review of my product for their blog. I’ve used Crest White Strips in the past, but didn’t love the results enough to keep spending money on them. Plus, the film tended to slide around (and off) my teeth so I didn’t feel like I was getting evening whitening. Smile Brilliant is a little different, you actually create custom trays that fit over all of your teeth, so every tooth gets whitened. The best part is, you get to take the impressions at home. I was really nervous about the impressions after gagging and crying at the orthodontist’s office not too long ago, but it turns out when you have control over the situation, it’s a lot easier! I took my impressions, mailed them off, and about a week later my custom trays were back along with the whitening gel.
It is recommended that you use the gel daily, but as I have extremely sensitive teeth, I have been using it every 2-3 days. They do have a sensitivity gel that you can use directly after whitening, which helps rehydrate your teeth and helps quite a bit. Even with my slow use, I have seen some major results, which I’m sure I will be EXTREMELY grateful for when I start my new job, as I will have to get up earlier than I did for my old job—meaning I’ll have even LESS time to get ready, because who wants to give up those 10 extra minutes of sleep in the morning?
Before and after shots:
Right now my readers have a chance to win their very own Smile Brilliant kits, you can enter the giveaway here. Not only that, but everyone can get $20 off with coupon code: thecomfyconfidential20. The giveaway is open until October 9th, so be sure to enter before that!