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Wedding Wednesday: At-Home Teeth Whitening

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Wedding Wednesday: At-Home Teeth Whitening

Nikki Schuster

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Now that the wedding is over, I am unsuccessfully attempting to settle back into reality. This includes getting back into blogging again. I took a hiatus so I could focus on work and the wedding, but now I am back and I have plenty of wedding tips to share! Consider this the first of many Wedding Wednesdays in which I hope to offer some personal thoughts and research to help anyone who is going through the wedding process themselves! (Giveaway included! Read through to the end of this post! )

Today's Wedding Wednesday topic is teeth whitening. Although it is often neglected next to skincare, nail-care and hair-care, I highly recommend adding teeth whitening to the long list of beautifying treatments, products and routines. Your wedding day is bound to be filled with ear-to-ear smiles and that last thing you want is a distracting yellow grin. 

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If you're like me, coffee is an all day affair and red wine is a frequent nightly routine, which means I may always have a good buzz, but the teeth suffer. Which is why I was so excited when Smile Brilliant reached out to me!

Smile Brilliant is a customizable at-home whitening system. You can choose from 6 options which I have listed below (these are from the Smile Brilliant website):

I love the fact that there are multiple options, so you can customize your whitening system to your needs. It is also a much more affordable option than going to the dentist and far more effective than at-home strips. Once I received my kit, Smile Brilliant made it so easy. The box came with everything I needed: the DIY materials to create my personal teeth whitening molds, the return label so that I could easily send the molds in to be made, teeth whitening gel and desensitizing gel. All I had to do was follow the simple instructions, wait for my trays to be returned and whiten away!

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With my crazy work hours, this made is so easy to whiten without taking off work or sacrificing precious work hours for a dentist appointment. You can leave the whitening gel on for 45 minutes to three hours, which means I can do work while I whiten! I love any chance I get to multi-task especially when all the other wedding activities were drowning my free time. 

My husband (or fiancé at the time) and I did it together! We did it in the morning while we got ready for work or at night as we finished up projects/responded to emails. Keegan has sensitive teeth so he used the desensitizing gel. The Smile Brilliant team also recommend coconut oil, so I used that as I always prefer the more natural remedies. This worked perfectly and I highly recommend it!

All in all, I would say this system is definitely the way to go if you are looking to whiten at home. I would say we both ended up improving our smiles and the end result was probably about a shade whiter.  We will definitely use Smile Brilliant to help maintain our healthy smiles and reduce the affects of our red wine and coffee habits.

Left: BEFORE; Right: AFTER

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