This content was created by Girlboss, in collaboration with Laughland.
Like most people in the working world, I’ve been begrudgingly staring at myself on Zoom for the past three years. I’d try hard to pay attention to my colleague as she presented the monthly analytics report… but then I’d catch a glimpse of myself in the tiny box of doom. “Are my teeth really that yellow?” “Why do my under-eye bags look like that?” “Should I get Botox?”
A few Google searches later, and I realized that these intrusive thoughts about my appearance (something I didn’t experience as intensely IRL) was something called “Zoom dysmorphia.” It’s defined as “a feeling of unhappiness or dissatisfaction about their looks exacerbated by looking at themselves on camera all day,” according to this TODAY article. And thus, we’ve seen an uptick in cosmetic procedures like Botox, fillers, facelifts and nose jobs.
Even though I wasn’t ready to commit to having needles in my face (a story for another day), I was down to give my grin a glow-up. As a teeth-whitening newbie, I wanted something that was easy to use, affordable and didn’t cause sensitivity (what? I like my ice-cold water!).
That’s why Laughland was the perfect option for me. It’s an at-home teeth whitening kit that uses the same formula that dentists use for a fraction of the price ($19 plus shipping). All you have to do is squeeze your custom formula into the mouth tray, plug it into your phone using the iPhone or Android adapter, and the LED light is activated. It takes 10 minutes (perfect for lying in bed, scrolling through TikTok), and you get the best results after using it for six days in a row.
When you take their quiz, Laughland takes into account your teeth’s sensitivity, brushing habits, and diet to create the fastest-acting, most effective, and sensitivity-free formula custom to you. Sure, you could go to your dentist and spend $500, or you could achieve your best smile from the comfort of your home—without breaking the bank.
And the best part? I experienced no sensitivity or discomfort. I took a sip of my water bottle filled to the brim with ice cubes, and… nothing. That’s a major win for me.
After the six days were up, I was genuinely shocked at how bright and white my teeth looked. It was the little boost of confidence I needed to keep flashing my big toothy grin.
Ready to transform your smile? Take their quiz to find the teeth-whitening formula that’s right for you. Plus, get 25% off all Laughland products with the code GIRLBOSS.
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