Right, so this is a subject I have been meaning to cover for a while now on my blog but I wanted to find the right teeth whitening product to talk about. After many failed attempts of at home teeth whitening I think I finally have it!
At various beauty shows I have come across so many teeth whitening products who all claim to instantly whiten your teeth. I have tried many and even had the embarrassment of sitting at a beauty trade show with a UV light shining on my teeth while I’m trying my best not to swallow for the best part of 45 minutes! Awful. After all that my teeth still look pretty much the same. When speaking to my dentist she explained that the majority of at home teeth whitening kits won’t really work due to the UK laws on the Sodium perborate amount allowed in products (US laws are slightly different)
So when I come across ‘oil pulling’ you can imagine I was sceptical at first. Now oil pulling is something that has been done for years and years and it has great overall health benefits for your mouth. Overall fresh breath, healthy gums and reduced plaque which over time means whiter teeth! OSHUNwhite works by removing bacteria from inside your mouth, which are “pulled” out with the oil. You do this by applying one sachet into your mouth and then ‘swish’ for 15 minutes. The ‘swooshing’ around in your mouth for 15 minutes was a struggle at first struggle and to be honest I am still working up to it. For the first week I struggled with five minutes! It doesn’t seem like a lot but it is! The second week I managed 5-7 minutes and after 14 days I have not managed to swish or swoosh for 15 minutes. The taste is minty fresh but not too strong, in fact I really enjoyed the taste.
I have found however that the overall freshness in mouth has stayed for longer. My teeth do not look noticeably whiter to anyone else but to me they do look brighter. I do think that in order for oil pulling to work you need to do it over a longer period of time, probably a month or so and for 20-30 minutes at a time. For the overall health benefits I am going to carry on using OSHUNwhite as I think it has clear benefits and will try my best to step up my technique for longer!
My dentist forever tells me that healthy gums are everything and sometimes flossing is not enough so why not try oil pulling and use the great flavours OSHUNwhite has? You can order your very well presented oil pulling kit here. Have you tried oil pulling with OSHUNwhite? Please comment below and let me know if you have as I would love to know your results. Please be sure to follow me on Instagram and Twitter for instant updates that go beyond the blog. Also be sure to subscribe to the blog here, so you are the first to know about new posts ♥
(I am still on a blogging break but some posts have been promised to brands to coincide with special dates and launches as well as special birthdays!