My Smile Story

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Time to talk about smiles. Cue all the cheesey smile quotes here about how a smile is the best thing you can wear, they never go out of style, they're the best first impression you can ever leave, etc.

But in all honesty, my smile is one of the main things that helps me feel confident and beautiful.

As a little bit of an introvert, I find myself hiding behind my smile when meeting new people. I'm also one for humor, so when you meet me there's a chance we'll be joking and laughing in no time. 

 

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My Smile

I'm proud of my smile now for the most part, but that wasn't always the case. Growing up, I had a giant gap between my two front teeth. I can still remember being super embarrassed about it in elementary school. One small surgery and two rounds of braces later, my smile is straight and something I'm finally happy to flash.  

Even with my gap gone, my smile could still use a little improvement. The current obstacle in my smile journey is keeping my teeth bright and stain-free.

It's no secret I'm in love with coffee and wine. But really, who isn't.  

I'd been searching for an easy and effective way to tackle stains. I have a thousand other steps in my beauty routine, and I didn't have time to mess with adding another complicated one. I tried a variety of options, but with bulky devices, strips that didn't stay put, and one-size fits all trays that didn't quite fit, I gave up and went back to relying on whitening toothpaste to keep my teeth bright. It wasn't super effective, but it was easy. 

Then, Smile Brilliant reached out to me to see if I would be interested in trying out their custom trays. A professional quality whitening system without the dentist office visit?  I was intrigued. 

P.S. If you follow me on Instagram, I told you all about it on my story about a month ago. Also, just because I know you're going to ask, my lippie is the Ultra HD Matte Lip Color, in "Obsession." It's by Revlon and is under $10

 

 

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Smile Brilliant

The process was super easy. They send you a kit and you make your own molds, which was actually pretty fun. You mail those back and your custom whitening trays are made and delivered to you in a couple weeks. From there, you use the whitening gel that comes in syringes (which last 3-4 sessions) and whiten away.

I seriously love how easy it is. The whole system is the perfect balance of easy and effective, so I was a no brainer as far as deciding whether it was worth it to add to my beauty routine. I'm in. 

You leave the trays in for about 45min-3 hours, so I honestly just wear them out and about while I'm grocery shopping or running errands. You can't really tell you're wearing them, similar to Invisalign or clear braces. I also expected them to be hard plastic like my retainers from high school, but they are made of a soft clear plastic that's actually pretty comfy. I constantly forget I have them in. 

 

Before & After

I've been whitening every other day for about two and a half weeks, and I'm happy with the results. I'm now a believer that custom trays are the only way to whiten, it's just not worth the hassle to try to mess with anything else. Just see what you think of the results: 

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GIVEAWAY!

Now for some great news. You can try out the whole Smile Brilliant system for free. Just ENTER HERE to win your very own custom whitening kit!

 

*Giveaway is open for one week. You MUST enter through the link to be counted.  Giveaway is for $139 credit and is open to USA, UK, Canada, and Australia residents*

What's your favorite way to keep your smile bright? Ready to give Smile Brilliant a try? Leave a comment below or use #NeverSkipBrunch

P.S. My whitening kit was gifted & the lip color link is an affiliate link.

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20 Comments

  • Reply
    Kat Galarraga
    May 25, 2017 at 1:29 pm

    Ok, so your smile is beyond perfect and that lipstick color is amazing!

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    Sam Thorpe
    May 25, 2017 at 2:03 pm

    Your teeth look amazing! That before and after is incredible! Hoping I win that giveaway!
    xo
    Sam

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    Kimberly
    May 25, 2017 at 2:11 pm

    You have an amazingly beautiful smile! I have an obsession with whitening my teeth, now I want to run home and whiten them! lol <3

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    Arianne Chavasse
    May 25, 2017 at 2:49 pm

    Your smile looks amazing!👌🏻✨

    xoxo
    Adrianne

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    Brandi Kimberly
    May 25, 2017 at 6:00 pm

    Awesome review, I have been wanting to try this stuff!

    Brandi Kimberly

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    cvetybaby
    May 26, 2017 at 2:20 am

    Wow you have such an amazing smile babe! Lovely shot!
    xx
    cvetybaby.com

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    emily maric
    May 26, 2017 at 7:32 am

    Amazing results! you can tell the difference of how much whiter they are! Hope you have a great weekend!
    xo, Emily

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    Linda
    May 26, 2017 at 8:47 am

    Your smile is absolutely gorgeous! Love it! I’ve never heard of this brand so I definitely will check it out!

    Linda

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    fashNcurious
    May 26, 2017 at 11:48 am

    Beautiful smile!!!! And I love that lipstick color!
    fash-n-curious

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    Amy
    May 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    Such great photos! Your results look amazing! I love Smile Brilliant!

    xoxo,
    Amy

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    Nikki Arnold
    May 27, 2017 at 7:09 am

    Your teeth look great and I love that lipstick color!!

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    Latisha
    May 29, 2017 at 9:02 am

    Your smile looks awesome! Having a great smile and headshot is so important to a person’s brand and this is something that has become a necessity for me building my brand but I am a bit subconscious about my smile.

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    Leah
    May 30, 2017 at 6:48 am

    Love smile brilliant, it’s the best! You have a gorgeous smile!!

    x – Leah

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    Christia T DeShields
    May 30, 2017 at 10:47 am

    What a difference! I will definitely have to try it!

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    Shannon
    May 30, 2017 at 4:30 pm

    Such a fun post! I am in DESPERATE need for teeth whitening {damn all that red wine & coffee!!} so I’ll need to check this out. I am LOVING that bright spicy lip too!!
    xx Shannon

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    Courtney Bentley
    June 1, 2017 at 2:01 am

    wow that’s a remarkable change right there! I think this is super exciting and a must try. thank you!

    Courtney Bentley

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    Neelie
    June 6, 2017 at 11:01 am

    Jeez! I mean, I think your teeth (and smile) already looked amazing before, but the ‘after’ is just another level! Gorgeous!

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      neverskipbrunch
      June 6, 2017 at 11:34 am

      Thank you Neelie!

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    Zineb
    June 7, 2017 at 8:19 pm

    You’ve got a beautiful smile! I will definitely look into the kit.

    Love always,

    Zineb

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    Laura Mitbrodt
    June 8, 2017 at 12:08 pm

    Wow your teeth look amazing
    xo
    Laura Jane Atelier

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