Call me a shrinking violet, but the mere prospect of getting my teeth whitened at a mall ranks right up there with sucking face with Flavor-Flav. I'm not doing it. It's not just because you're made to lie down with goggles on as some eerie blue light emanates from within while kids on leashes (what's UP with that, people?) and sundry Hot Dog on a Stick aficionados meander by and stare.
It's also that it seems wrong on several levels. Much in the same way that you shouldn't pick your nose in public or, say, shave your legs on the bus, personal grooming matters, like having your teeth whitened, should be relegated to private salons or, here's a novel concept : a dentist's office.
Of course, going to the dentist to have him up the wattage of your whites is expensive and time-consuming and, if you have a sensitive gag reflex, downright unpleasant. Happily, there are ways to fake having a movie star smile that don't involve largeRead More »from Why I'll NEVER Get My Teeth Whitened at a Mall (But How I Keep Them Sparkly Nonetheless)