Say cheese! Take the perfect picture with a brighter, whiter smile


Whether you’re posing for your holiday snaps or picking out your profile picture for Facebook, a great smile makes all the difference.

Whether you’re posing for your holiday snaps or picking out your profile picture for Facebook, a great smile makes all the difference.

You’re never fully dressed without a smile, so the song goes, and it’s so much easier to grin with confidence if your teeth are bright and white.

Through the years, though, as tea, coffee and red wine leave their mark on your not-so pearly whites, stains can appear and the enamel begins to yellow, even if you brush and floss regularly.

But with our tips, you can get your smile looking picture-perfect in no time…

1. Try lipsticks with cool undertones

Lipsticks with pink, red or bluish undertones cancel out the yellow tones in your teeth to make your smile look whiter, while warm, orangey tones do the opposite. And sure, although this doesn’t actually make your teeth whiter, it’s a handy little trick…whatever works, right?

2. Fake it ’til you make it

A golden tan sets off white teeth beautifully, but if your complexion is more milk than honey, try lightly dusting your face with a little taupe-toned bronzer. This can make your teeth appear an entire shade brighter. Although it’s important you pick the right shade – if you go too orange your teeth will start to take on some of that tangerine tint, and nobody wants that!

3. Get whiter teeth in just two steps

Just as a good skincare routine consists of at least two steps – clean and protect – your smile can benefit from a similar approach.

For example, combining the power of Oral-B 3D White Luxe Perfection Toothpaste with the protection of Oral-B 3D White Luxe Whitening Accelerator will quickly give you a whiter, brighter smile.

Simply follow this two-step system morning and night…

Step 1: start by brushing with new and improved Oral-B 3D White Luxe Perfection Toothpaste, which works like an exfoliator to remove surface stains. The toothpaste removes up to 100% of the stains in just three days – so you can be confident your teeth are picture perfect.

Step 2: next, brush with the Oral-B 3D White Luxe Whitening Accelerator, which protects your teeth from future stains for up to 24 hours – just as an SPF moisturiser protects your skin from UV rays – so your smile stays white and bright for longer.

Bonus tip: you can take your dazzling smile one step further by using the entire Oral-B Beauty Collection. This includes the Oral-B GENIUS electric toothbrush, which has a special whitening mode and 3D White brush head, while Oral-B 3D White Luxe Whitestrips can be used once a year to remove stains that toothpaste can’t reach.

Try these tips and the Oral-B 3D White two-step system, and you will soon have a bright, white smile that’s always camera ready.

What are your perfect picture tips? Let us know your smile secrets in the comments section below.

1 when brushing twice a day
2 The first application of Oral-B White Whitestrips must be performed by a dental practitioner – which is also where they are solely available – and the treatment can then be continued at home.

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Yes please

Shazza-b 13/05/2018

I would love to give this a go my teeth and gums are very sensitive and sore I always brush too hard.


denise 26/05/2017

would be great to be able to see if the hype all true


kyle 22/05/2017

Cannot wait to try this out, here's to hoping the reviews are true :)


Emma 21/04/2017

Looking forward to trying out these products

Kerry McGoldrick


Yea please

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