– features expert quotes from Dr Uchenna Okoye on DIY teeth whitening
As the days get longer and brighter, we start to think about easing our winter bodies out of hibernation. This year, though, many of us are sticking to a budget – and would rather not book into the salon for a top-to-toe glow-up. So what’s the alternative?
Alice Smellie on the beauty treatments you can do at home.
Get Whiter, Brighter Teeth
“There are a wealth of ways to brighten your smile at home.” says Dr Uchenna Okoye. Clinical Director of London smiling. Use a good quality non-abrasive toothpaste to remove stains: those containing silica and hydroxyapatite will help nourish enamel.
You could also try whitening your teeth using strawberries. Strawberries contain magic acid, which is a natural whitener. Crush one strawberry with half a teaspoon.
of baking soda and mix, then coat your teeth with the paste. Leave for five minutes then remove and rinse your mouth well. Do once or twice a week.