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With My Spearmint Toothpaste Review

First - a wonderful, lovely-tasting spearmint toothpaste. Second - maybe a little help with branding is needed: "With My" is possibly meaningful in Korean, but it doesn't mean anything in the USA unless followed by something like, "...healthy teeth." The packaging is elegant and tasteful, but the type is far too small. Now that I've dispensed with criticism, With My is committed to using environmental and sustainable ingredients and materials and gives back 10% of its profits to children's oral care and education. Christina, the brand's founder, has impressive credentials - a DDS from New York University and a BA in public health from Johns Hopkins University. (My father had a Master's in public health from Johns Hopkins, so I've always had a fondness for that school.) Visiting their website is worth it if only to see the photo of Christina butting her head with toothpaste. I love this toothpaste! I haven't tried their lemonade flavor,

Freska-ra Toothpaste Review

Fresk-ra is a very generic toothpaste that I picked up during a recent visit to Mexico. It seems that most toothpastes reviewed recently were the result of trips by friends, so I was thrilled to have the opportunity to do a little travel. I grabbed this one at a supermarket. Unusual brands are normally found at pharmacies or health-food stores, but this one was buried among a vast sea of Crest and Colgate in a standard supermarket. However, it's no different than so many big-name toothpastes. In fact, it's made by Colgate Palmolive. Amusingly, since it's a low-price brand, it's not even featured on the Mexican Colgate website . (The only way I found the Freska-ra page was through a Google search.) Fresk-ra is a generic-tasting green gel. I am thankful for all the benefits it provides... In case you're wondering, here are what the five-in-one amazing features of this toothpaste are: aliento fresco = fresh breath anticaries = anti-cavities limpieza efectiva = effe