Making that everyday essential a little more fun!

Posted by Lipglossiping On October - 6 - 2010

What might I be talking about?

Brushing your teeth!  We all do it, well… at least I hope we do… some of us even remember to do it more than once a day – special gold star for us!

But it’s kinda boring isn’t it?  Dental hygiene… hell, I’m bored writing about it and I’m only 3 (very short) paragraphs in.

So without further ado, let me show you some lovely things to make your routine a little bit more interesting!

1. Tiens Herbal Toothpaste (£6.80)

If you like quirky things from the Asian market, you might like Tiens Tianshi toothpaste!  It’s packed full of less conventional ingredients including nullipore, honeysuckle and wild chrysanthemum plant extracts whilst still maintaining a recognisable minty flavour.  It’s pretty foamy too so makes your teeth feel squeaky clean!

2. Bumblebee Toothbrush Holder (£2.90)

Too cute, I have three of these… I think you can get ladybirds too!  Stick ’em to the tiles and they grip your (manual) toothbrushes tightly ’till you reach for them.  They stop that age old problem of water pooling in the bottom of toothbrush cups and going all manky.  Plus they look cute!

3. Koziol Kai Dental Floss Dispenser (£16.00)

Not cheap and Mr. L would kill me if I came home with one now I’ve told him how much they are… but who doesn’t want a pirahna with razor sharp teeth in their bathroom right? RIGHT?

4. Endekay Plaque Disclosing Tablets (£1.95)

I’m not the only one that remembers these things from the school dentist am I?  My Mum used to buy me a pack a week before I was due to go sit in her little portacabin in the playground.  I used to use them religiously up until the morning of the fateful appointment to make sure that I had the least amount of plaque possible.  Oh, the shame!

It was either that or walk round school with tell tale red splotches all over my teeth that showed I was a lazy arse tooth brusher!

And yes, I do still buy a pack occassionally *blush*

5. Wisdom Individual Compact Toothbrush (£1.99)

I’m fussy about toothbrushes!  I don’t own an electric one for no other reason than I’ve never looked into getting one.  I also refuse to spend over £3 on a manual which I know I’m gonna replace next month… these Wisdom Individual Toothbrushes come in some lovely designs with nice compact heads for ma petite ‘gob’ and they’re cheap!

What more do you want?

.

Do you reside in the dark ages with a manual toothbrush like me or are you a proud owner of one of those all-singing, all-dancing mega pulse action vibrating doo-dahs (we’re still talking toothbrushes right?).


6 Responses to “Making that everyday essential a little more fun!”

  1. D says:

    ugh I had those exact disclosing tablets when I had braces, they taste awful!

  2. Rocaille says:

    I used to have an electric toothbursh at some point, but when it broke down, I was just as happy to buy a manual and I’ve been sticking to it for a couple of years now. I like the Colgate brushes, the shape of the head is just perfect for me.

    Bumble bees rock! xxx

  3. Alice says:

    Oh wow I’d forgotten about disclosing tablets! They always gave me a pink tongue and they tasted rotten! I’d be interested to try them out again though, to see how good my skillz are now 😉

    My son has one of those toothbrush holders but his is a dinosaur 😀

  4. CeeBee says:

    Man, I want me one of them toothbrush holders! (a rocketship though, I think…) I have an electric toothbrush somewhere but haven’t used it for a couple of years. The heads were mega expensive and the only way to tell them apart was a tiny coloured band at the bottom (squint) so if you’re sharing the actual base and swapping heads it gets a bit fiddly trying to remember what colour you are this month (I guess I could permanently be pink and The Man could be blue but that’s a bit boring, donchathink?) and where do you stick the other brush head in the meantime, h’mmm? Plus when it ran down the battery, we both blamed each other for not recharging it sooner.
    We’re happier with our own manual toothbrushes now.

  5. Laura says:

    Have you tried non-fluoride toothpaste before? It’s better for your teeth, fluoride is a toxin.

  6. tass says:

    I know this post is well over a week old but I remember reading it and starring it just so I could come back when I had time, to comment that getting an electric toothbrush has changed the way I brush my teeth foreverrrrrr. It just cleans my teeth so much better and with more ease. I hate going on holiday because I have to use a manual and they suck! I don’t even remember how to use one properly….

Leave a Reply to tass

RANDOM

OPI Autumn / Fall 2011 - Touring America Collection

OK, enough with Spring/Summer… here’s my favourite season (in terms of colour – definitely NOT weather!). OPI have previewed their Autumn/Fall collection, titled Touring America …

Deal Alert Nails Inc - WOW!

This is an absolutely AMAZING Nails Inc. deal! For TODAY ONLY, you can save £85 by purchasing a set of 10 Nails Inc. polishes for …

Food Friday: Use your (wholemeal) loaf

I have been practising like a demon and have finally come up with a way to make a mean loaf (or two) of relatively healthy …

Fudge Head Polish - Review

I have had the same hairstyle for the last 10 years – well, not really a hairstyle, it’s just down to the middle of my …

Butter London Cream Tea NOTD

This is unexplored territory for me… white.  It’s one of those nail shades that suddenly become “bang on trend” and throw everyone into a fizz …

Happy Australia Day mate!

It’s the 26th January and in honour of Australia/Survival Day, I’m showcasing some great products born from the land Down Under! It’s fair to say …

Accessorize Illusion Aztec Nail Polish NOTD

When I was in London last week I was on the hunt for some of the new Accessorize Illusion nail polishes… you know, the duochrome …

Guest Review - The Balm to the Rescue

Big thanks to the lovely Shifa from Get Gawjus for guest reviewing this for me, go check the lovely lady out! I am probably the …

NARS Holiday 2010 Main Collection – Sneak Peek!

Oh HAI gorgeousness! I have more indepth pictures and some swatches of the NARS Holiday 2010 Collection that I shall post up tomorrow, but here’s …

Do a few millimetres really make all the difference?

2 eyes, 83 eyelashes (or thereabouts) and 2 mascaras. On one eye, I’ve applied £21.50 worth of mascara (DiorShow Iconic) On the other eye… £5.99 …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads