The color white is a beautiful oxymoron – it’s the quintessential reflection of clean, fresh and pure, but also is bold, attention-grabbing, and a little dangerous. Everything tends to gravitate towards its radiance. Seriously, everything – the purple hue of red wine, the toffee tone of your morning coffee or tea, the vibrant orangey-red of fresh pasta sauce. It’s like waging battle with your surroundings when you’re wearing white, and your teeth are on the front line!

We’ve got the perfect team of whitening products to come to your defense. These fast-acting tools will have you blinding every passerby with every enviable flash of your pearly whites in no time!

1SuperSmile Quikee, $18

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Ever make plans after work and have the horrific realization that, after slugging back several cups of coffee to get you through your day, you’ve forgotten your toothbrush? This finger-length sized tube fits perfectly in your handbag for a quick smile pick-me-up! With a blast of refreshing icy mint flavor, this smile saver instantly lifts superficial stains and dissolves super quick, so there’s no need to rinse! Hello life saver!

2Opalescence Go, $75-100

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If you’re a person who loves to gab, never let whitening your teeth interrupt your conversation again! These deliciously flavored (they come in mint, melon, and peach), easy-to-use trays not only wrap around to cover every tooth, but they have an incredible hold. No lisp, no loosening, no mess – leaving you ample time to chat away unbeknownst to anyone else (hey, secrets don’t always have to be dirty)! It comes in two intensities: 10% and 15% hydrogen peroxide. And if you’ve got a set of sensitive teeth, keep your eye out for the 6% coming out the end of this month.

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3Colgate Optic White Toothbrush + Whitening Pen, $14.99

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Practically the superman of the toothbrush world! Cleverly concealed within its ordinary facade is a powerful whitening pen. It glides easily across teeth, ensuring that every tooth is revived. After brushing your teeth, apply the gel (no need for rinsing afterward) and faster than a speeding bullet, you’ll be flashing pearly whites in the blink of an eye.

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4Warpaint Natural Teeth Whitener, $40

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If you’re looking to take the natural route with your smile, this powder is right up your alley in the fight against stains. Warpaint uses the whitening power of activated coconut shell charcoal and organic sweet orange peel combined with detoxifying strength of bentonyte clay. It’s also infused with organic peppermint and organic lemon myrtle, leaving your mouth feeling refreshed and renewed. Though it’s not something you really want to stash in your crash kit (unless you’re totally trying to freak someone out with your beautifully blackish grin), it’s super easy to use – simply dip a damp brush in and spread that ash around! You’ll be glowing in no time!

5‘Sonic Blue’ Teeth Whitening System, $129

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This super sci-fi-esque brush uses a blue beam of light to boost stain removal and stave off harmful bacteria! Its wide brush head enables the light and bristles to cover every surface of your mouth. And the stellar combination of the blue light and whitening gel allows you to get a more intensely white smile in only two days (because ain’t nobody got time to wait)! Oh, P.S. the brush also comes in a vibrant electric purple if you’re looking to add a bit of flare to your oral care game!

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