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The Powder That Started It All

does it really work?

The Powder That Started It All

by Amanda Benavides December 16, 2019

December 16, 2019

black powder that whitens your teeth? For real? … It’s no secret that activated charcoal has gone viral. It’s popping up everywhere – food, drinks, and even beauty products! So it’s no surprise that activated charcoal is now being used as the latest solution for whiter teeth. But does it really work? That’s a question we get asked A LOT! So we decided to take the time to fill you in on all the deets that is charcoal teeth whitening, and why it should be your new go-to for whiter teeth.

What is Activated Charcoal?

Activated charcoal is very different from your typical household charcoal (aka the stuff you use to BBQ!). It has a much larger surface area than normal charcoal, which is why it effectively absorbs toxins, such as deeply rooted oral stains from coffee and wine. Basically, it’s a form of carbon that has been treated to make the surface of its particles porous. It’s like a magnet…It absorbs all toxic substances away. Active Wow’s activated charcoal formula is 100% natural, whitening your teeth with the power of activated coconut charcoal. It’s completely free from chemicals and uses the finest powder to make sure it’s completely safe for your teeth!

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It’s not a new trend…

Believe it or not, activated charcoal has been around for centuries. In Roman times, it was used to help combat intestinal problems, and (believe it or not) bad breath! It was also used for purification by Hindus as part of their beauty routine. And to this day, it’s used in hospitals to treat patients suffering from poison, and even drug overdose. It’s not just another fad or social media trend that’s going to go away in a few years. It’s legit, it works, and it’s here to stay. The only question is, what else can we use it for!

So does it work?

Yes! All it does is uses the purifying powers of natural activated charcoal to remove and polish stains found on the surface of your teeth. When you apply the charcoal, it starts to slowly absorb years of stains caused by coffees and wines. Then, the minute you rinse with water, it wipes them away! It’s definitely not magic, but with the right tools and repetitive care, it makes all the difference in the world.

So where can i
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Depending on your needs, we have various products from charcoal kits to charcoal powder, all using activated charcoal to help you achieve the smile of your dreams. And if you’re still not on board, check out our reviews from over 2 million satisfied customers, and counting...!