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Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder Review

Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder Review

Hello ladies,

Today’s product is the current talk of the town. It’s so exciting when you are able to get your hands on a recently-launched product and get to play with it and report back on “is it worth it”!! Hourglass recently extended their “Hourglass Veil” line with the launch of their Veil Translucent Setting Powder.

Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder outer packaging

Product Description:
An ultra-refined powder formulated with light-reflecting particles to blur imperfections, packaged in an innovative sifter designed dispense the perfect amount of product. 

What it does:
This setting powder blurs the appearance of pores, fine lines, and wrinkles for an airbrushed finish. The innovative gold sifter and custom cap allow for the perfect amount of product to be dispensed. The formula is infused with diamond powder for the most refined light refraction without any flashback, and sets makeup for longer wear. This translucent powder, formulated without talc, leaves an invisible finish, and is perfect for all skin tones. It is formulated without parabens.

Suggested Usage: Using the Veil Powder Brush (sold separately), pick up a small amount of powder and tap off the excess. 
-Apply powder all over the face to set makeup.

Ingredients:
Mica, Synthetic Sapphire, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Boron Nitride, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Silica, Diamond Powder, Sorbic Acid, Sodium Dehydroacetate. May Contain (+/): Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492).
Price:
USD 46 for 10.5 gm.

Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder details on the packaging

My Experience with Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder:

Packaging: It is Hourglass – so there is bound to be emphasis on packaging and setting it apart from the rest. The powder comes packed in a “largish” tub with the iconic Hourglass brown cap; it looks similar to other setting powders. However, you find the Hourglass-twist once you open the package. Once you open the cap, it reveals a golden well with the sifter spelling out “H”. However, that’s not all, the lid is not a straight one, instead it is shaped like an inward cup to ensure that when placed on the well, it leaves only a small amount of space. The gimmick being – if you turn the tub upside down once – the sifter will dispense just the right amount of product to ensure one face setting application. This aspect works if you store it on its bottom on your vanity. If the tub gets knocked around, there will definitely be more powder around than what may be ideal for one application. Having said that, I have not had any leakage or incidents of powder blowing all over the place when I open the tub. The tub comes packaged in a Hourglass-brown cardboard box.

Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder

Shade: The shade “Translucent” described by the brand as “natural finish,” is a slightly yellow-tinted powder. I do not see an issue with the powder having universal appeal – for light to medium to tanned skin. However, I am not sure how one shade-fits-all will suit the extreme ends of the spectrum – the extremely fair or the ebony deep skin tones. It is available in only one shade at the moment. There is no news/update for the shade range ever changing for it.

Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder full

Texture: Here is where Hourglass excels. The products has an extremely fine milled texture. The lack of Talc in the ingredients ensures that the product does not have thicker or creamier feel to it. Instead, of feeling creamy, the powder actually feels velvety smooth.

Application: The product comes without a powder puff. Instead, Hourglass launched a dual-ended Veil setting brush with this – sold separately for a whopping $64. I did not buy the brush. I use the Sonia G Face One Brush with this. You can use any fluffy powder/cheek brush. Dip into the well, tap off the excess and either stipple or pat or buff into the skin. It works beautifully as a setting powder – keeping your foundation in place, setting it, giving a “veil” of perfection! It actually does blur away the imperfections – not by giving coverage but by diffusing/reflecting light. Soft lines on your face do seem less obvious. I love using it for setting and also for buffing like a finishing powder. There is a certain amount of light diffusion it causes without it being in the least bit shimmery. And the best part – it never seems caked on. It is virtually undetectable. Sounds perfect? It actually is except for the following couple of points, One, there is no element of oil control. In all honesty, the brand does not claim that it will give oil control either. So, I am not putting down the product for that. However, if oil control is something you need from your setting powder – just stating it clearly that it will not. Two, for some very weird reason, the powder does not work on my under eye area. It does seem to set the concealer. However, in a very short span of time – maybe an hour or so – it seems to eat up my concealer and the darkness of the under-eyes seems obvious again. For reference, my under-eyes are fairly dark, have lines and tend to get sweat first. And my city is super humid right now. So, keep this in mind before purchasing that you will need alternative solution for your under-eye area. And this is a bummer coz its texture and the effect it creates on the face – if replicated on the under-eye area – would have been perfect.

Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder swatch

Pigmentation: Even though the shade has a distinct flesh/yellow tinge to it, it smooths over the skin and melts into it. It has no pigmentation and will provide you zero coverage.

Staying Power: I get about 4-5 hours before the need to touch up because my face is shining!!

Pros of Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder:

  • Beautiful velvety texture.
  • Extremely lightweight.
  • Indiscernible – does not cake up at all.
  • Does not change the colour of my foundation. Cannot state how it would impact someone with very fair or very dark complexion.
  • Blurs pores, imperfections, fine lines.
  • Provides a difficult-to-explain light onto the face. Not shimmer, not glow. Just a diffused light.
  • It does not emphasize texture of my skin.
  • Decent wear time – 4-5 hours.
  • Cruelty free.
  • Vegan.
  • Beautiful packaging.

Cons of Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder:

  • No oil control – the brand did not make claims that it will control oil.
  • Does not seem to work effectively on the under-eyes, seems to eat up my concealer in an hour or so.

IMBB Rating:
4.5/5

The powder itself is beautiful. In normal scenarios, the fact that I cannot use it in my under-eye area would be a dealbreaker. I would generally not even think about suggesting one powder for use under the eyes and another for the face. The very thought of that seems too high maintenance! Having said that – this powder is lovely on the face that I am willing to live with the con and would repurchase when it got over.
Do I Recommend Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder?
Yes.

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Tree Hut Moroccan Rose Shea Body Butter Review

Tree Hut Moroccan Rose Shea Body Butter Review

Hi IMBBians,

I moisturize my skin after shower using a combination of body oil and body butter or a moisturizer and especially after I use an epilator to remove hair from my legs and arms. Like I mentioned before, this ritual has, over the years made my skin suppler and added a shine to it. It is not as amazing as models flaunt and there is still some room to improve. Hence, I keep trying different body lotions and butters.

Tree Hut Moroccan Rose Shea Body Butter Review

Product Description:
Love your skin with Tree Hut’s Moroccan Rose Body Butter. This intense moisturizer is kissed with Argan Oil, Rose and Certified Organic Shea Butter to revive dry skin and satisfy your senses.

Price:
$7.69

My Experience with Tree Hut Moroccan Rose Shea Body Butter:

This product comes in a tub packaging – the kind which is common for body butters. It has a twist-up lid and closes securely. It has a texture of a usual body butter – thick like a cold cream. It is white in color and smells of roses which is amazing.

Tree Hut Moroccan Rose Shea Body Butter Packaging

It claims to contain Argan Oil, Rose and Certified Organic Shea Butter which I am hopeful are true because, it does make my skin smooth. It claims to maintain skin moisture for 24 hours which sounds far-fetched, but it does provide long-lasting moisture to skin. It contains Certified Organic Shea Butter and is rich in Vitamins A, E, and F to help collagen production and promote skin elasticity. Shea Butter softens, smoothens, and helps strengthen skin. Moroccan (argan) Oil helps to increase skin’s elasticity and balances skin to help ease inflammation. Rose Hip Oil refines skin’s texture and helps to retain a natural sheen. It is paraben free and has no formaldehyde donors.

Tree Hut Moroccan Rose Shea Body Butter Cap Open

The fragrance of this products is very pleasing and is a huge selling point of this product – it reminds me of The Body Shop British Rose body butter. I use it right after I epilate my legs or a vigorous scrub. I massage a generous amount this lotion mixed with massage oil.I also use it in copious amounts after using a body scrub or after a scalding hot water shower. This makes my skin smoother, prevents hair stubbles or bruises.

Tree Hut Moroccan Rose Shea Body Butter Cream

I enjoy this product a lot because, it contains goodness of several natural products. It contains Shea butter which moisturizes skin, Moroccan (Argan) Oil which helps to increase skin’s elasticity and balances skin to help ease inflammation and Rose Hip Oil improves skin’s texture. The fragrance and longevity of this lotion are another plus points.

Tree Hut Moroccan Rose Shea Body Butter in Tub

Pros of Tree Hut Moroccan Rose Shea Body Butter:

  • Affordable body butter – 7 oZ product for $7.69.
  • Packaging is easy to store and is leak-proof.
  • Has amazing fragrance and texture is slippery and easy to massage on skin.
  • Contains Shea butter which moisturizes skin, Moroccan (Argan) Oil which helps to increase skin’s elasticity and balances skin to help ease inflammation and Rose Hip Oil improves skin’s texture.
  • Has refreshing rose fragrance -comparable to The Body Shop British Rose body butter.
  • Paraben and cruelty-free.
  • Easily available in Ulta or Walmart or Amazon.
  • Soothes skin after hair removal process.

Cons of Tree Hut Moroccan Rose Shea Body Butter:

  • Packaging is not travel-friendly – the size is too big for travel purposes.
  • Some of us might have to test it first for skin allergies, if they are allergic to some seed oils.

IMBB Rating: 4/5
Do I Recommend Tree Hut Moroccan Rose Shea Body Butter?
It is an affordable body butter which performs well. It comes in a generous quantity, adds moisture to skin and makes it smoother. I enjoy using this body butter every day after a hot shower and I recommend it to others as well, especially those who have skin issues like me.

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L.A. Colors Iced Pigment Powder Glimmer Review

L.A. Colors Iced Pigment Powder Glimmer Review

Skin Tone: Medium Fair, Warm Undertone

Hello gorgeous ladies,

In this post, I am reviewing the shade “Glimmer” from L.A. Colors Iced Pigment Powder range. Please read on further for more details on this product.

LA Colors Iced Pigment Powder Glimmer packaging

Product Description:
A highly-pigmented powder with a bold, frosted metallic finish. Long lasting, buildable eye color available in 12 dazzling shades. Each color is beautifully encapsulated in a flashy color matched metallic cube to attract and delight all makeup enthusiasts.
Price and Quantity:
395 INR for 3 gm.

My Experience with L.A. Colors Iced Pigment Powder Glimmer:

This powder pigment comes in a small, square-shaped transparent jar. The jar closes with a color-coded metallic finish screw-on lid. The lids of these pigments by LA Colors really cute and beautiful – they make the packaging look attractive. There is a small label at the base of the jar bearing the shade name, number and other necessary details about the product. The pigment jar has a sieve-like safety cover to prevent the blowing away of the product. Overall, the packaging is good, lightweight and travel friendly.

LA Colors Iced Pigment Powder Glimmer

“Glimmer” is a beautiful metallic slate grey kind of a shade. It has very finely milled micro-shimmers in it, which gives it a pretty frosty finish. The shimmers in the pigment are too fine and they are barely noticeable, so the pigment does not look chunky at all. This shade is ideally suitable for creating heavy eye makeup looks. It is suitable for evening function and it is definitely not a daytime shade. The color looks lovely on the eyes and enhances the entire look.

LA Colors Iced Pigment Powder Glimmer jar

This shade is bold and slightly dramatic. So, everyone may not like such shades. The pigment is insanely pigmented. I barely need two swipes to get rich pigment on my eyes. It can be used both wet and dry. Using it with a damp eye shadow brush make the color look intense and more beautiful.

LA Colors Iced Pigment Powder Glimmer full

The texture is soft and smooth. It is very easy to blend. It goes effortlessly on the eyes and looks even. It does not drag on the eyelids. The formula is really lightweight and comfortable to wear. Since, this is a powder pigment, it has a little fallout, so I always remove the excess amount in the brush to prevent any fallout. It feels silky smooth while blending the color. The finish of the pigment is frosty. It gives nice dimension to the eye makeup. It blends easily with other eye shadows as well. The pigment never gets patchy and also it does not have creasing issues. The longevity of the eye shadow pigment is somewhere around 6-7 hours. Removing it is slightly difficult as the shimmers are hard to remove, but the pigment wipes off easily.

LA Colors Iced Pigment Powder Glimmer swatches

Overall, I am happy with the quality of the product considering its price tag.

Pros of L.A. Colors Iced Pigment Powder Glimmer:

  • Good packaging.
  • Pretty metallic grey shade.
  • Non-chunky shimmer.
  • Does not look over the top.
  • Frosty finish.
  • Decently pigmented.
  • Adds dimension to eye makeup.
  • Perfect for heavy eye makeup.
  • Does not crease.
  • Never gets patchy.
  • Silky, smooth texture,
  • Easy to blend.
  • Lightweight and comfortable to wear.
  • Pretty long lasting.
  • Shimmers do not budge around.
  • Can be used both wet and dry.

Cons of L.A. Colors Iced Pigment Powder Glimmer:

  • Fallout issue.
  • Shimmers are hard to remove.

IMBB Rating:
4.5/5
Would I Repurchase L.A. Colors Iced Pigment Powder Glimmer?
Yes.

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L.A. Colors Iced Pigment Powder Gleam Review

L.A. Colors Iced Pigment Powder Gleam Review

Skin Tone: Medium Fair, Warm Undertone

In this post, I am going to review L. A. Colors Iced Pigment Powder in “Gleam.” Read on further for more details on this powder pigment.

LA Colors Iced Pigment Powder jar

Product Description:
A highly-pigmented powder with a bold, frosted metallic finish. Long lasting, buildableæeye color available in 12 dazzling shades. Each color is beautifully encapsulated in a flashy color matched metallic cube to attract and delight all makeup enthusiasts.
Price and Quantity:
395 INR for 3 gm.

LA Colors Iced Pigment Powder Gleam details on the jar

My Experience with L.A. Colors Iced Pigment Powder Gleam:

Starting from the packaging of product – the powder pigment comes in a small, square-shaped transparent jar. The jar closes with a color-coded metallic finish screw-on lid. The lid of this jar looks cute and beautiful. It makes the whole packaging attractive. There is a small label at the base of the jar mentioning the shade name, number and other necessary details about the product. The jar has a sieve-like safety cover to prevent the powder from creating a mess. Overall, the packaging is good, lightweight and travel friendly.

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LA Colors Iced Pigment Powder Gleam open

“Gleam” is a beautiful peacock blue color pigment. This is my favorite shade amongst the four variants that I have picked from this range. It has very finely milled micro-shimmers in it. These shimmers give it a pretty frosty finish. The shimmers are silver in color, but they are too fine and are barely noticeable.

LA Colors Iced Pigment Powder Gleam

LA Colors Iced Pigment Powder Gleam full

This pigment does not look chunky or over the top. This shade is ideally suitable for creating heavy eye makeup looks. It is a stunning color for creating evening party looks; such bold shades are not daytime wear stuff. The color looks lovely on the eyes and enhances the entire look. One may create a variety of eye makeup looks using this color.

LA Colors Iced Pigment Powder Gleam open jar

This shade is bold and dramatic, so everyone may not like such shades, but personally, I loved the color. The pigment is insanely pigmented. I barely need two swipes to get a rich shade on  my eyes. It can be used both wet and dry. I prefer using it wet as the color look more intense and gorgeous when applied wet.

LA Colors Iced Pigment Powder Gleam packaging

The texture is soft and smooth. It is very easy to blend. It goes effortlessly on the eyes and looks even. It does not drag on the eyelids. The formula is lightweight and comfortable to wear. Since, this is a powder pigment, it has a little fallout, so I always remove the excess amount on the brush to prevent any fallout.

LA Colors Iced Pigment Powder Gleam swatches

It feels silky smooth while blending the pigment. The finish of the pigment is frosty. It gives a nice dimension to regular eye makeup. It blends easily with other eyeshadows as well. The pigment never gets patchy and also it does not have any creasing issues. The longevity of the eyeshadow pigment is somewhere around 6-7 hours. Removing it is slightly difficult as the shimmers are hard to remove, but the pigment wipes off easily.

Overall, I am happy with the quality of the product considering its price tag.

Pros of L.A. Colors Iced Pigment Powder Gleam:

  • Good packaging.
  • Pretty blue shade.
  • Non-chunky shimmer.
  • Does not look over the top.
  • Frosty finish.
  • Decently pigmented.
  • Adds dimension to eye makeup.
  • Perfect for heavy eye makeup.
  • Can be used for creating different eye makeup looks.
  • Does not crease.
  • Never gets patchy.
  • Silky smooth texture.
  • Easy to blend.
  • Lightweight and comfortable to wear.
  • Pretty long lasting.
  • Shimmers do not budge around.
  • Can be used both wet and dry.

Cons of L.A. Colors Iced Pigment Powder Gleam:

  • Has a bit of a fallout.
  • Shimmers are hard to remove.

IMBB Rating:
4.5/5
Would I Repurchase L.A. Colors Iced Pigment Powder Gleam?
Yes.

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Essence Metallic Lipstick 02 Kisses from the Orient Review

Essence Metallic Lipstick 02 Kisses from the Orient Review

Hello IMBBians,

I recently stumbled upon some new products from Essence. I picked up lipsticks, lip liners and eyeliners. Today’s review is all about ‘Essence Kisses from the Orient Metallic Lipstick’. Read on to know more.

Essence Metallic Lipstick 02 Kisses from the Orient Review

Price and Quantity: $3 for 3.25 g
Product Description:
The colour intensive lipstick in berry plum and rosewood with a metallic effect sends kisses from the orient and Asia.

Ingredients:
Ppg-3 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Caprylic/capric Triglyceride, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Octyldodecanol, Talc, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Caprylyl Glycol, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Flower Extract, Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Hexylene Glycol, Lecithin, Tin Oxide, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Phenoxyethanol, Parfum (Fragrance), Linalool, Limonene, Geraniol, Ci 15850 (Red 7 Lake), Ci 77491 (Iron Oxides), Ci 77499 (Iron Oxides), Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

My Experience with Essence Metallic Lipstick 02 Kisses from the Orient:

The product comes in a dark maroon plastic cap with golden highlights. The lipstick’s body is golden in color. There is no seal, but if you open the cap, you can clearly see if it has been used or not. The color of the cap denotes the shade inside. The cap closes with a click. I personally like the golden packaging and it kind of gives a high-end brand feeling to it.

Essence Metallic Lipstick 02 Kisses from the Orient Packaging

There is very little information on the packaging and you need to look up for more details. Packaging wise, the product steals my heart. There are 2 metallic lipsticks available in this range and I picked them both. Other than this, there are matte shades, and since I had them already, I decided to give them a skip.

Essence Metallic Lipstick 02 Kisses from the Orient Description

‘Kisses from the Orient’ is a dark berry toned shade. It contains golden shimmery particles for the metallic effect. I assume that the gold case denotes this golden shimmers. It smells pleasant and stays on for a while. I usually swatch the shades on my hands and do not apply to the lips.

When I swatched, I absolutely loved the color. It had a berry-magenta tone and I found it perfect for my skin tone. However, after I used it at home, I feel it is more of a dark plum-berry shade. I didn’t like the difference and also since I have pigmented lips, I feel it makes it look a little darker and doesn’t make my complexion pop. The lipstick is creamy and glides very well onto the lips. It has a glossy finish and you can feel that oiliness like finish.

Essence Metallic Lipstick 02 Kisses from the Orient Bottom

I personally like matte lipsticks but wanted to give this one try but looks like I am not so fond of glossy finish. The product doesn’t have a moisturizing effect but it doesn’t dry the lips either. However, application of the lipstick over well-scrubbed and moisturized lips is advisable.

Essence Metallic Lipstick 02 Kisses from the Orient Bullet

The presence of shimmery particles gives it a good look but I hate them! The glitter particles get everywhere on my face and removing it is a big mess too. There is glitter sticking onto the lips and it takes double efforts to remove. The lipstick, being very slick, transfers easily to cups and you can clearly see the stains on the glass. The product doesn’t bleed if you have a lipliner but without one expect that the glitters will get on your chin.

Essence Metallic Lipstick 02 Kisses from the Orient Swatch

The longevity of the product is very poor and it lasts for hardly an hour on my lips. With a good base and using the powder technique, I can elongate the duration to 2 hours but not more than that. This lipstick disappointed me and I judged the book by the cover in this case. I would suggest to give it a complete skip as it is not worth it.

Essence Metallic Lipstick 02 Kisses from the Orient Lip Swatch

Pros of Essence Metallic Lipstick 02 Kisses from the Orient:

• Affordable.
• Travel-friendly packaging.

Cons of Essence Metallic Lipstick 02 Kisses from the Orient:

• The berry-plum shade looks darker on the lips.
• The shimmery particles get everywhere and create a big mess.
• Poor longevity.
• The glitter sticks to the lips, teeth and is tiresome to remove.
• Transfers.
• Feels a little heavy on lips.

IMBB Rating: 1/5
Would I Recommend/Repurchase Essence Metallic Lipstick 02 Kisses from the Orient?
NO!

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Tech Talk: Savvy Self-Care

Tech Talk: Savvy Self-Care

When it comes to self-care, there’s something a tiny bit unnerving about bringing technology into the equation. We tout the benefits of ingredients from nature, the upside of going green, etc. etc. And while I’m an outspoken proponent of clean products and only putting stuff on your body that you wouldn’t mind eating (but please, don’t eat your cleansing balm if you can help it), there is something to be said for adding a few tech-savvy tools to your routine.

You see, sometimes there’s stuff a plant just can’t do — or that gadget can do better. And while a lot of the self-care gadgets out there are simply gimmicks to get you to add yet another tool to your beauty arsenal, some really are worth it.

Take, for instance, this ingenious ice roller from Vanity Planet. Sure, you could dunk your face into a bucket of ice water every morning, then jade roll, then repeat. Or, you could throw this baby into the freezer and let it work it’s magic in a matter of seconds. The Revive Professional Ice Roller is a dream product, no plant-based serums involved. Roll it over your face, your neck, your chest — heck, roll it anywhere you please — for near-instant de-puffing thanks to its stainless steel-icy temperature combo. It also helps calm redness, irritation, sunburn and bug bites (helloooo, summer skin).

While we’re talking temperature-aided tech tools, let’s not forget Vanity Planet’s Hot & Cold Rejuvenating Facial Wand. While the magic this want imparts isn’t quite Harry Potter-level, it’s pretty magical in the different things it can do for your skin. Shifting between hot and cool settings (alongside sonic vibrations), this wand helps to 1) open pores to better absorb serums, creams and moisturizers and then 2) closes those pores to lock in whatever you’ve applied and help tighten up your skin. To get these same results sans wand, you’d need a freezer, a bunch of ice cubes, a steamer/a very hot shower, and a totally sterile environment. This cuts steps and tools way, way down.

Still feel like you can’t get your skin clean enough? (One note on this: Skin can be “too clean.” Stop scrubbing — it’s bad for the flora and fauna and general natural balance of your dermis. And while it may feel nice for a bit, it’ll ultimately do more harm than good if you keep insisting on a squeaky clean face.) If you promise to proceed with caution, I’ll tell you about the Glowspin Facial Brush to cleanse, exfoliate and generally keep the skin on your face happy, clean and glowing. Not only does it get into your pores to lift the dirt and makeup your regular cleansing might miss, it also helps gently remove dead skin cells to brighten your complexion.

And while you’re at it, why not lean on gadgets to get your whitest, healthiest smile ever with this baby? Take it from someone who relied on a standard toothbrush for years, only to have a very sobering dentist visit where she learned she had five cavities at once — an electric toothbrush is one-thousand percent worth it. Not only does your mouth feel impossibly clean after each use, the Dazzlepro lets you customize your brushing experience — seriously, it knows you — and sanitizes your bristles with UV light so none of your bathroom bacteria finds its way into your mouth.

See, sometimes tech isn’t all that bad if you know how to get along with it.

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