I received my first box from influenster! If you're not familiar, influenster is described on its website as
"... a place for culture junkies to come together and share their unique opinions of products and experiences..."
Anyway, they sent me a box of Crest 3D White strips!
|I've only been using them for two days so I obviously can't give a full review but I wanted to give my original impression.|
See where it says "Advanced Seal no slip technology"? They're not lying. You have to hold it on your teeth for a few seconds when you apply it, but after that these suckers aren't moving. They're meant to be lined up with your gum line and folded around your teeth; I have a permanent retainer on my bottom teeth so I don't fold that one over.
They feel kind of weird on. The first time I wore them I slobbered all over for fear that if I swallowed I would inhale and choke on one of the strips. Attractive. I know. I had a little bit of tooth sensitivity the first time I wore them, but it is a pretty intense formulation and it hasn't happened since then.
Taking them off is kind of disgusting, to be honest. Since they're so sticky it takes a minute to get a loose corner to pull off. The combination of tooth gel and spit makes for a good old slimy time.
They run about $45-$50 in places like Target, WalMart, and Walgreens. I guess compared to getting your teeth professionally whitened that's nothing, but I still feel like it's a lot to spend. I'll let you know in a few days if I feel it's worth the splurge!