HELLO | SMILE

August 25, 2016

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You’ve heard time and time again that a smile is your best accessory right? And it is so true. Nothing brightens up another person’s face like the smile on your own face. If you don’t believe me, just try it. Try smiling at someone and see if they don’t smile back. I’ll bet that won’t happen.

But a smile isn’t the same when your teeth are yellow and stained. As an avid latte drinker and a self diagnosed prone-to-stained-teeth person, I am always self conscious when I smile. I am a serial teeth whitener, but I hate the hassle of dealing with the trays, the whitening gel, and all that clean up.

When I discovered The Hello Smile, my teeth whitening days became something to look forward to. This compact pen is so much better than my teeth whitening trays! I love the sleek design which comes in silver or gold and the fact that I can carry them anywhere with me is a major plus. It is so easy to use and no clean up whatsoever.

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The steps are straightforward. Click the pen clockwise to activate the gel onto the brush (the first time takes a few more clicks). Smile wide and brush on the gel on your teeth. Keep your mouth open for 30 seconds. You can actually see the gel being activated because you see a thin layer form over your teeth. After 30 seconds you can go about your normal routine but just don’t eat or drink for 20 minutes after use. And that’s it. You can rinse if you want to, but honestly, I didn’t even feel the need to. I didn’t have any funky taste in my mouth nor did it feel strange.

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What I love most about this teeth whitening pen other than it is so simple to use, is that it uses whitening agents mixed with natural ingredients of pure argan and coconut oil and is vegan friendly. This is awesome because you don’t have to worry about swallowing some of the gel because it’s natural.

/ Pros and Cons /
Pros: Easy to use, no whitening trays, no mess, sleek pen-like design, no sensitivity, so affordable ($24), one pen should last you at least a month
Cons: The whitening strength isn’t as strong as if you wore trays, so you should continue whitening for 10 days to get maximum whitening power

Since I’ve found The Hello Smile pens, I doubt I will go back to the old way of whitening my teeth. Why make my life more complicated with whitening trays when I can save time and money with The Hello Smile? Now instead of spending time whitening my teeth, I can find more reasons to show off my bright smile.

Things that make me smile:
1. Cellulite on chubby baby thighs
2. Gymnast Aly Raisman’s parents
3. Peony season and fresh flowers
4. Water balloon fights
5. Opening blogger mail
6. New office/ school supplies
7. When the kids see baby pictures of themselves
8. Charcuterie boards with all the frills
9. Hotel slippers
10. Overhearing my kids talk to each other
11. Dinner served (not by me)
12. Old couples holding hands
13. Hearing old songs that conjure old memories
14. Ice cream in a cone
15. Watching my husband with the kids

What are some things that make you smile?

Make sure you smile today and check out The Hello Smile whitening pens so you can smile bright everyday!

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Thank you to The Hello Smile for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own.

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49 comments

Marie August 25, 2016 at 7:57 pm

Your teeth are soooooo white!!! These pens are so sleek and cute and seem so easy to use! And not expensive either Bc I’ve paid way more for whitening products. Thx for the tip!!

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dailykongfidence August 26, 2016 at 8:35 am

Thanks Marie! Yes, they are the perfect size and are so affordable!

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Raysa Garcia August 26, 2016 at 4:02 am

WOWWWWWW. Your teeth are super white! I need this in my life ASAP. I drink a lot of coffee & sodas, so I’m definitely going to try it out.
Thanks for sharing this with us.
Happy weekend.
Xx, Raysa

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dailykongfidence August 26, 2016 at 8:35 am

Thanks Raysa! Me too, totally a major coffee drinker and I hate the stains coffee leaves. I use this pen often and it helps to keep my teeth white!

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Julia (The Velvet Runway) August 26, 2016 at 5:48 am

Great post! I love your list of things that make you smile and your teeth are super white!
This sounds like a great product and so easy to use!
Thanks for sharing
Julia x
http://www.thevelvetrunway.com

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dailykongfidence August 26, 2016 at 8:36 am

Thank you Julia! Yes, I think it’s always nice to find reasons to smile and show off your best accessory. These pens are a fabulous product and love them!

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Sister Tales August 26, 2016 at 7:14 am

Whaaaahaat?! A teeth whitening pen! Boy does this sound a hell of a lot cheaper than the whitening procedure at the dentist! Going to have to invest in this bad boy! Thanks for the info!
xoxo, simona and indre

http://www.sistertalessite.com

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dailykongfidence August 26, 2016 at 8:37 am

Hi Simona and Indre! Totally much cheaper and such a chic product. Definitely check them out!

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emily August 26, 2016 at 8:09 am

Ok, I really need to try this! It sounds like such a good product and so affordable too! Also.. love your cute list of things that make you smile! So sweet!
x Emily
http://shedoes.com.au

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dailykongfidence August 26, 2016 at 8:40 am

Hi Emily, yes it IS a great product especially for the price. I love that it is so easy to use too and no mess. Thanks, I think it’s always nice to share what makes you smile and learn what makes others smile as well!

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Sharon Wu of Style Lullaby August 26, 2016 at 10:19 am

You are SO beautiful! Omg, loving your smile… and looking forward to seeing you smile more in your photos! Your teeth look fantastic and I am definitely going to look further into this product to brighten up my own 😉 Completely adore your list of things that make you smile, too! What a way to start my Friday 🙂 Have a great weekend sweetie! <3 xo, sharon

http://www.stylelullaby.com/beauty/my-make-up-routine-achieving-a-delicate-flawless-finish-with-luminess-air/

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dailykongfidence August 26, 2016 at 2:36 pm

Hi Sharon! Yes it is a fabulous product indeed. Since I have a brighter smile I will try and show it more often. =) Have a great weekend my beautiful friend!

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Lauren August 26, 2016 at 11:39 am

AHH ! This looks so amazing and works so well. You have the best smile out there 🙂 Also love have you made a list of the things that make you smile! Have a great weekend.

xx
Lauren

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dailykongfidence August 26, 2016 at 2:37 pm

Thank you Lauren! Happy Friday, now that’s something to smile about! =)

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Kate August 26, 2016 at 6:09 pm

This looks so much cheaper and easier to use than most whitening products on the market! Definitely need to look into this!
-Kate // http://www.classyandkate.com

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dailykongfidence August 26, 2016 at 8:24 pm

Hi Kate, yes it totally is cheaper an easier to use for sure! I am definitely using these from now on!

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Wildfire Charm August 27, 2016 at 9:00 am

Wow! This really seems to work. Your teeth look really white. Also, how great is the packaging? I was expecting it to be a nice highlighter or something before I read the title. Haha

http://www.wildfirecharm.com

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dailykongfidence August 27, 2016 at 10:37 am

Hi Pallavi! I know, the pens are so sleek and pretty (looks like my ysl concealer). They are fabulous to stash away in your bag and can be used right before events or going out!

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Monique August 28, 2016 at 1:19 am

Sounds definitely perfect! I really have to try this! Do I also get it in Germany?

Have a wonderful Sunday ♥♥

Monique xx

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dailykongfidence August 29, 2016 at 9:30 am

Yes, they are an Australian company and ship worldwide!

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Jessi Malay August 28, 2016 at 10:17 am

That gold packaging is so chic! LOL Great post babe!

XO, Jessi
http://www.mywhitet.com

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dailykongfidence August 29, 2016 at 9:29 am

Thanks Jessi, I love the gold! =)

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Aurela August 28, 2016 at 10:28 am

OMG I seen a post on you IG about this pen and didn’t have a chance to read your blog. I really have to try this, specially with my upcoming wedding 🙂

You look so cute when you smile!

Aurela

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dailykongfidence August 29, 2016 at 9:31 am

Awww, you are so sweet Aurela! Yes, you should give it a try. It takes about 10 days for the full whitening, but you can definitely start seeing results in 3-4 days!

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Rita August 28, 2016 at 2:35 pm

You have beautiful smile! That product sounds amazing. Love the results. I need to try this. Thanks for sharing!

Rita | http://www.styleroundtheclock.com

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dailykongfidence August 29, 2016 at 9:33 am

Thank you Rita! This is such a fab product and so glad I found it!

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Filipa Jackson August 28, 2016 at 8:05 pm

This pen sounds great, and your teeth are perfect so sign me up!

Filipa xxx
PlayingWithApparel.com | Instagram

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dailykongfidence August 29, 2016 at 9:33 am

Hi Filipa, thanks babe!

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Thomas Falkenstedt August 29, 2016 at 12:48 am

Aww, I love the things that make you smile 😀 I agree with everything on the list except I don’t have a husband…yet, haha. Great product too. Need to check that out.
xoxo
Thomas

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dailykongfidence August 29, 2016 at 9:36 am

Thanks Thomas, but when you do find that partner, make sure they make you smile! =)

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Sofis August 29, 2016 at 1:02 am

Love it! Might have to try it. Just received a teeth whitening kit but could use a pencil for maintenance!

http://www.thegfbible.com

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dailykongfidence August 29, 2016 at 9:37 am

I have the trays too and they are stronger, but for convenience and for everyday, this pen is the way to go!

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Erika Sept August 29, 2016 at 2:45 am

Wow perfekt. Really love the jewelry and the Details. And your theeth are soooo white #gogirl

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dailykongfidence August 29, 2016 at 9:37 am

Thank you Erika!

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Bernice August 29, 2016 at 3:20 am

I love The Hello Smile! Such pleasant people to collaborate with and over a great product! I completely agree that their teeth whitening pens work so well. You look so gorgeous!

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dailykongfidence August 29, 2016 at 9:38 am

Thank you Bernice! Isn’t it the most amazing pen?!

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Mandy Arisa August 29, 2016 at 3:44 am

Always wanted to try teeth whitening! Thanks for sharing Christine! Your list of things that make you smile was so cute!

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dailykongfidence August 29, 2016 at 9:38 am

Thanks Mandy! I would love to hear what makes you smile too!

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confashiontime August 29, 2016 at 4:55 am

This sounds pretty interesting with the teeth whitening pen! It is a great alternative (and quick!) to the classic bleaching at the dentist! Very inspiring, thanks! Happy Monday dear

http://www.confashiontime.com

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dailykongfidence August 29, 2016 at 9:40 am

Yes, very quick and affordable and no sensitivity! Winning!

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Margot August 29, 2016 at 5:25 am

It looks amazing !
xx,
Margot
https://troughthepasturesofthesky.com/

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dailykongfidence August 29, 2016 at 9:40 am

It really is Margot! You must check it out!

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Adelina August 29, 2016 at 9:34 am

Christine you have the prettiest smile and I can’t wait to try this product! I’ve been needing to do it myself because I too am a self-diagnosed prone-to stained-teeth person 😀 That part really made me laugh hard and I especially enjoyed you sharing with us what makes you smile! xox, Adelina

http://www.thecharmingolive.com

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Michelle Sun August 29, 2016 at 5:13 pm

Love your smile and your product flatlay photos are on point girl! I’ll definitely be considering the use of this product, as my dentist hinted that I should try a new teeth whitening product LOL!

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dailykongfidence August 29, 2016 at 5:53 pm

Thanks Michelle! He probably wants you to whiten your teeth through him, but you should definitely look into this. It is safe, easy, and affordable!

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Jenn Hanft August 29, 2016 at 5:27 pm

Your smile is beautiful, Christine!! You should smile more often 🙂 P.S. I love how the pens are so chic! Silver and gold are such an upgrade. Things that make me smile are baby’s chubby cheeks and winky smiles, brand new items/unwrapping things, changing something up, and anything sweet ^_^

XO Jenn
http://www.jennsemble.com

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dailykongfidence August 29, 2016 at 5:54 pm

Awww thanks Jenn! I love the sleek design of these for sure. Chubby cheeks and brand new things also make me happy. Oh and of course, sugar. =)

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Hazel September 22, 2016 at 11:51 pm

How much?

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dailykongfidence October 15, 2016 at 9:47 am

Hi there, sorry for the late reply, I was on vacation till recently. The single pen is $24 and for two it is $41. I recommend you buy two because it is easy to use and you will see yourself using it very often. =)

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