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At Home Teeth Whitening: Does it Work?

At Home Teeth Whitening: Does it Work?

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Smile Brilliant Teeth Whitening System Review and Giveaway


Happy Tuesday Lovelies

Have any of you considered whitening your teeth at home? How about if it was a professional whitening system that you could use at home? Today I wanted to delve deep into my experience using the Smilie Brilliant Teeth Whitening System. The smile brilliant teeth whitening system is a professional at home teeth whitening kit that will help lift and remove stains from your teeth. The best part about this kit is that it is super easy to use, comes with lots of product, and with the support of the super helpful smile brilliant team. In this post, which will be thorough, I will go through my entire experience including the product information, steps, and results. Keep on reading to find out more about this brilliant (get it?) product, a special discount code, and a giveaway as well! 

The Product

To begin I will start with the product and all that it included. When you purchase a smile brilliant kit you receive a full at home whitening kit that includes molds for your teeth, desensitizing gel, whitening gel, and some helpful instruction cards! One of the items that are included in the smile brilliant kit is a teeth tray mold to create impressions of your teeth. To create the mold you have a catalyst paste and a base paste and teeth trays. The process is quite simple and the informational cards are very helpful in instructing how to make the correct molds. Depending on the set that you purchase you can have anywhere from 9 syringes of the whitening and desensitizing gel up to 27! One syringe (depending on the size of your teeth) can last 2-3 whitening sessions; my teeth are small so I was actually able to use one syringe for almost 4 sessions. Case in point: you get a LOT for your money. 

Whitening Trays

The first thing you need to complete before you can start whitening is to use the molds in the kit to create your whitening trays. The process is super easy, and since you get to play with putty, it was fun too! You take the catalyst paste (white) and the base paste (blue) and mix them together for 30 seconds, place them in the molds, and create your impression (I will have a video so it's easy to see how this is done). Run cold water over the molds and let them set over night. There is a prepaid envelope that comes with the kit, just pop your impressions in there as well as your CONSENT CARD (very important for the lab to start creating your molds), and mail it in. You will receive your trays back in about a week granted that they were done correctly. If you have any questions or concerns throughout any of the process you can very easily get in contact with the smile brilliant team via the website or helpline. 

Whitening Session

So let's get into the real deal with this product: the whitening session! I will say that initially I was a little worried that my teeth would be too sensitive for any whitening product. Luckily the smile brilliant team was super helpful and gave me good advice, and even told me that I could contact them should any major sensitivity occurred. I will take a moment here to say that the customer service team at smile brilliant is excellent, which is such a huge factor when it comes to any business, and when it comes to purchasing online. I hesitantly tried my first session, but before I tell you about my results I will give you the steps that I took: 

  • Step 1: Brush your teeth with water only and then dry teeth
  • Step 2: Use the whitening gel and place it in your custom fitted tray; whiten from 45-3 hours (your preference)
  • Step 3: Remove whitening tray after your desired time and brush your teeth with toothpaste; dry teeth again before next step
  • Step 4: Place desensitizing gel in tray and place on teeth for 15-30 minutes
  • Step 5: Spit out any remaining gel and use a q-tip to dry teeth (don't drink/eat anything for 30 minutes afterword--easier to do before bed)

My Experience Whitening:


WOW! The first time I used the whitening trays I only used them for 45 minutes because I was worried about possible sensitivity but the difference was huge in just one use. I was really surprised and happy at the same time. Now, the next thing I was worried about was the sensitivity. I fully expected there to be that tinge when you drink very cold water or eating something sweet, but for the first few days I experienced NOTHING. Gradually I upped the time that I used in a session and I did have some sensitivity to cold water.....but it was extremely low and lasted for maybe a second or two. I whitened for about seven sessions to get the result I wanted (at one point your teeth will stop whitening). 

My thoughts on this product is that it is effective and easy. Considering how much these sessions can cost at a dentist's office this is a great option-you can do it at home and you get great support if needed. I will once again have to point out how much care and attention smile brilliant puts into their customer service. Their site is super easy to use and has a chat on the side as well as many helpful q and a's. The products also come with a lot of information and contacting them is very easy. My biggest concern was possible sensitivity and I am still shocked that I had such bare minimum sensitivity with such great results. I am all aboard the beauty is pain train, but it was nice to have this product work without having to deal with any of that. 

Tips when using this product:

  • Do this at the end of the day, closer to bedtime 
  • Remember to always clean your trays before each session (and in between whitening/desensitizing)
  • Start slowly and gradually work your way up in regards to whitening session time
  • Remember that one syringe can be used at least 2-3 times (maybe more depending on the size of your teeth)
  • Don't hesitate to contact the smile brilliant team if you have any questions or concerns
  • Remember to sign your consent card when first sending your molds (it would be silly to waste time)

I have something for you!

Okay guys, to end this post I have something special for you. First I have a discount code with smilie brilliant to help you get 15% off of your order! Use code upsnaapicks15 to get 15% off at

I have also partnered with Smile Brilliant to give away a free smilie brilliant at home teeth whitening kit, go here: to enter!

You have until July the 24th to enter! Eligible locations: USA, UK, Canada, and Australia. A rep from the Smile Brilliant team will reach out to the winner via email and gather the information necessary.

Remember to ask me if you have any questions and good luck!

Full Smile Brilliant Teeth Whitening Kit. Enter  here  for a chance to win. 

Full Smile Brilliant Teeth Whitening Kit. Enter here for a chance to win. 





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