I first heard about PlusWhite 5 minute speed whitening gel from a Kandee Johnson video (click here for video). She always has the best recommendations, so I tried it. I’ve done 5 applications and I love it. The kit comes with the whitening gel, some pre-whitening rinse, and a mouth piece.
The first time I did it, I filled the mouth piece with gel, and it was way too much! The directions say to squeeze the gel into the mouthpiece, and the opening of the tube is pretty large, so a lot came out. It got all over the place, including my tongue which I noticed made my snack taste weird for awhile afterwards.
The next time I did it, I used my finger to spread some of the gel all over my teeth, (mainly the teeth that you can see), making sure I got between the teeth, then stuck the mouthpiece in. Doing it this way will make the tube last a long time, so teeth whitening becomes ultra cheap!
I have used Crest Whitening strips, but they were messy, expensive, tasted nasty, and made my teeth sensitive. PlusWhite gel does not taste bad, and I have not had any sensitivity. It is super easy to use, and because of Kandee’s suggestion, I do it in the shower, so it just becomes part of my “getting ready” routine. It is suggested that you use it twice a day at first. I didn’t because I noticed whitening fairly quickly, so I have just done it once a day. I will continue a few more days, I have a feeling I’ll have to stop myself because it really is kind of addicting!
Some people on Amazon. com reviews have said the mouth piece is kind of uncomfortable for smaller mouths. I have a super small mouth and it is fine for me, but if you would like something softer that molds to the teeth, you must watch the video that Kandee made. It shows how she took a regular sports mouth guard,(at Walmart for a buck) softened it by boiling it, then she stuck it in her mouth and sucked in with her teeth together. It molds to the teeth and–voila! A custom mouthpiece for a buck! That is impressive, but since my kit came with a mouth piece, I skipped the custom one.
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wiki.ausderhoelle.comDecember 20, 2014 at 9:13 pm
An impressive share! I have just forwarded this onto a co-worker who
has been doing a little research on this. And he in fact ordered me
breakfast due to the fact that I discovered it for him…
lol. So allow me to reword this…. Thank YOU for
the meal!! But yeah, thanx for spending the time to discuss this topic here on your site.
LeslieSeptember 28, 2014 at 6:12 pm
It really works… I’ve tried it! However, I have extremely sensitive teeth and this brand actually made my teeth hurt while I was using it. So I tried another cheap whitener CVS brand. It works just as well and doesn’t hurt my teeth. Both brands are great and cheap. But for those with sensitive teeth like mine, CVS brand works better.
SarahAugust 31, 2014 at 12:24 pm
I think strips is easier to use than trays, especially Stella white strips 🙂
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Samantha CiaccioSeptember 28, 2013 at 6:15 pm
I am gonna have get try this out!!!
UnknownAugust 17, 2013 at 8:33 pm
Love your blog…I have used this product for years and think it is the best. Certainly far more effective than the $300 useless treatment in the dental office.
Crest Whitening StripsOctober 18, 2012 at 9:03 pm
This is awesome! after using this tube my teeth looks very good. ]
AnonymousSeptember 22, 2012 at 2:31 am
Sold at Wal-Mart!! I got it for under $6.
Shirpha OrtizJanuary 25, 2013 at 2:31 pm
Was it by the toothpaste area?
Hailey sierra yorkJuly 9, 2012 at 5:18 pm
I’ve tried crest whitening strips but never found any difference. I’ve always wanted to try this but, I’m not the biggest amazon person. Could you get this at any other stores such as Walmart or Walgreens??
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AnonymousMarch 20, 2012 at 7:33 pm
I saw on Amazon…Do any stores sell it?
Dana LKDecember 8, 2012 at 5:23 pm
I got mine at Walgreens for less than seven bucks.
AnonymousMarch 20, 2012 at 7:33 pm
Where can I get this stuff?!!! 🙂
Jo's Lovely JourneyMarch 8, 2012 at 5:31 pm
I love Kandee Johnson’s site as well! :o) Totally loved her teeth whitening sugestions!
Love your site as well!
Jo's Lovely JourneyMarch 8, 2012 at 5:28 pm
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AnonymousFebruary 13, 2012 at 5:27 pm
I love to whiten too (have missed it while I’m still in braces for another 7 months or so 🙂 Just don’t overdue it since you can damage the enamel of your teeth if you bleach excessively.
Teeth Whitening AllentownApril 9, 2011 at 7:22 am
Thanks for the tip,
I will definitly going to use this one
JerriAugust 12, 2010 at 6:09 am
Hi. Welcome to Friday Favorites. Thanks for linking up!
Great tip. I’m always wondering how different whitening products work. I tried Crest White Strips when they first came out, but as you said, they’re quite expensive. We may have to try this!
Jill from Women Who Do It AllAugust 8, 2010 at 6:21 am
I will have to try this. I have also tried and been dissapointed by the whitestrips. They actually make my gums burn, lol. so this would be better because like you said you can just rub it right on your teeth.
Amy@New NostalgiaAugust 6, 2010 at 12:46 pm
You are welcome everyone!
Ann @ makethebestofthingsAugust 5, 2010 at 3:32 pm
I’ve used this and you really can see the difference. And it fits my budget. It makes me drool (gross) so I keep a kleenex handy while I’m in the bathroom, usually cleaning to make the time go by.
- BrittanyAugust 3, 2010 at 8:13 pm
Great! Can’t wait to try this. I had good luck with the Crest white strips, but they were expensive.
Thanks for the tip.
AmyAugust 3, 2010 at 3:10 pm
I have done the white strips before, but I hate the way they tasted. This sounds like it is much better all the way around. I may have to try these! Thanks for sharing!
I’m stopping by from Tip Junkie!
jeanaAugust 1, 2010 at 1:38 pm
This is the way I do it too. I love this stuff! I use it the way Kandee does since mine didn’t come with anything. Great stuff!
AngeAugust 1, 2010 at 11:15 am
This is awesome – thanks for sharing! I’ve done whitestrips for years but the wallet does not appreciate them so much now that I’m a SAHM.
*Nikki*August 1, 2010 at 1:31 am
i have always wondered if that worked…i will get myself a tube now.
AngieAugust 1, 2010 at 3:16 am
HA!! I LOVE the photo of you with the bleach tray!! Only you could do that and still look gorgeous!!!!! Loving the hair do by the way! 😉