Let me begin by saying that Target has in no way sponsored this post. When I find a beauty item that works well and isn't expensive, well I just have to share. All the opinions here are my own and are truthful. To begin you should know that I drink a lot of coffee. I have red wine with dinner occasionally and I do not smoke.
I got my teeth cleaned and noticed that they weren't as sparkly as I would like. So I headed to my local Target where I stood in the Oral Care aisle for what felt like forever. Looking over all the products I decided I wanted something quick that would provide results. I don't have the time to whiten my teeth for a week let alone a two hour block. I finally settled on Target's 1 Hour Intense Whitening kit. The price came in at under $13, it was on sale, and comes with the items you see listed.
A few days after the cleaning, I used the product. First step, accelerator rinse - easy to open but didn't taste great. What do you expect though with a whitening rinse. Step 2 - Whitening. The trays come in sets of two, a lower and an upper. I don't know if I would call them trays as they weren't plastic but more like wax. Getting them out of the protective wrapping was difficult. My pull tabs kept breaking off. Still not a deal breaker. I placed the trays on my teeth and waited the allotted time. In that time, I took a shower and rough dried my hair. The waxy trays really stuck to my teeth and took a little effort to remove. Nothing painful just not as easy as I would have liked. Step 3 - repeat step 1. Step 4 - repeat step 2. Step 5 - Whitening rinse and done.
My teeth were whiter but not as white as I had hoped for. They did get brighter as the night went on. I experienced some gum sensitivity which lasted for a few days. The husband was impressed with the results. So much so that he bought a kit for himself. I would say for the price, this is a great product. Its not going to erase 14 years of stains like some of the Crest products advertise but I believe it works just as well. I like that it came in a wax tray rather than a strip. I liked that I could do things like shower/wash my face and I didn't fear that the product was going to leak out. The only thing I didn't like - because the trays were wax they stuck to themselves after a few mins. If you buy these just make sure your bite is how you want it otherwise you are going to be in some discomfort for the remaining time.
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