The number one question I get both online and in real life pertains to how I get my teeth so white. To be honest, I don’t do anything too special. I have always taken really good care of my teeth, and try to brush them about 3 times a day, but sometimes I find the need for something more. Every once and awhile, I use whitening strips when I can tell my teeth aren’t looking as bright as I would like them to. However, whitening strips can get pricy, so using them consistently has never been an option for me.
Over the Summer, I wanted to give my teeth a little extra TLC, but didn’t want to pay 35 dollars for the Crest White Strips I had always used. I decided to not be the brand snob that I normally am, and do a little trial for you guys. Boy, am I lucky that I did! Today I will be reviewing the whitening strips from the Target brand that are under 15 dollars. I hope you enjoy!
I used the Splendid White Whitening Wraps by Up&Up two different times this summer in two different ways. During my first trial, I used the product as directed. I wore the strips for thirty minutes each day for 7 days. During my second trial, I used the product every so often for 30 minutes. My goal with this was to see if I had to use the product consecutively to see a result. I also wanted to see if these were comparable to the Crest White Strips. I was pleased with my results.
The package suggests that you will see results in three days, but I definitely was able to see a slight difference after one. Although my teeth turned whiter quicker when I used the strips for a consecutive 7 days, I also would notice a difference after just one use when I was using the strips every so often. This could just be in my head, and could even vary based on people’s teeth, but I was satisfied with my results. My advice for usage is this : if you have an upcoming event, wear the strips for the consecutive 7 days, if you just want your teeth to become whiter, do this over time.
The strips themselves are very thin, and stick to the teeth pretty well. I will say that the Crest White Strips are a bit stickier, but that is not something that I consider to harshly. I was still able to talk with these on, which is pretty impressive if you ask me, and 30 minutes is not a long time at all! The strips also fit my mouth very comfortably, and did not irritate my gums or cause my teeth to be sensitive.
Overall, I would say that these whitening strips are just as good as the Crest ones. They gave me the same results, and are a good 20 dollars cheaper. The version I have is not online, but if you go to the store, look for the grey box. I believe they were only 11 dollars at my Target, but Target offers several different versions of this product. As always, thank you for supporting my Loquacity! Let me know what you thought of this post in the comments below!