“ Brand: Aquafresh / Type: Toothbrush / Skin type: for dry skin and for all types / What it does: Refreshes, „
When it comes to toothbrushes I always tend to go for brands that most of us know of and either a brush designed for sensitive teeth or a very flexible one as I suffer with a lot of pain in my teeth and I can't scrub them too hard as I have a soft tooth enamel which in some part has left my teeth very exposed and incredibly sore indeed.
This one (Please note is called Flex Zone instead of Flex Tip and I think this one has replaced that the Flex Tip version of this!) and I paid about £2.00 for mine in Boots a couple or so months ago.
This comes in a cardboard backed and plastic see through long style hanging pack and on the front of it we are told that it is indeed Aquafresh 'Medium' Flex Zone 'Gentle On Teeth And Gums' and that it gives an in-between clean then on the back of the pack other information listed includes being told a bit about the product and contact details for the manufacturer (GlaxoSmithKline) are given. The toothbrush is easy to remove out of the packaging and to dispose of.
The Toothbrush Itself:
My toothbrush is long and white and pink and made of plastic and the bristles are a couple of different sizes and again in pink and white in colour with slightly rounded bristles then down the front of it Aquafresh is written in oink writing on a white section of plastic and all in all it looks really nice. 3/4 down the brush is a squiggly piece of plastic which allows the tip to be slightly flexible though not so much so it bounces about too much thankfully.
This is not only a nice looking toothbrush but excellent quality and it really does clean my teeth. I don't have gappy teeth as such but the bristles are thin acting a bit like dental floss and getting between any exposed areas giving me a deep down clean feel. The only thing this doesn't have is a tongue scraper to the back of the head but then I don't mind that as I prefer to lightly scrape my tongue with the brush head anyway.
All In All:
I really do like the feminine high quality look this brush and the fact that it does't harshly scrub my teeth which isn't something I want and although I use it twice a day it looks as good as new after a couple of months so yep I highly recommend this one to anyone!
Available in all good chemists and supermarkets.
I know what you're thinking; 'Hannah, you must get out more'. Well, I think so too, I must really be stuck for ideas, writing about a toothbrush for goodness sake! The hardest thing is where should I start? So, After long consideration, I decided to tell you a bit of background to my brush... I bought it in Good Old Wilkinsons, for the cheap price of 99p, which I would say is reasonable for a toothbrush, when most cost about £1 - £3.50 at the most, depending on the brand name and place where bought (not including electric toothbrushes). As the name states, it is made by Aquafresh, which also make toothpaste. The brush, not that it is of much interest, was made in the United Kingdom. On the packaging of my toothbrush, as on all toothbrushes, it recommends that you change your toothbrush every three - months, I must admit that I do not really do this, I buy a new Toothbrush when I feel I need it, or when the bristles start to fade. Aquafresh also claim that you should get your dentist to tell you what size teeth you have, so that the toothbrush is more comfortable, and also better for you. Before reading the packaging, I didn't even know there was such thing as a 'tooth - size', oh well, I suppose the saying's true, you learn a new thing everyday... Aquafresh also say that you should use Aquafresh toothbrush with your Aquafresh product, honestly - how many money making ploy's do companies have! Anyway, that's enough about that - on to the actual brush! My toothbrush is a dark blue colour, and there is a huge range of colours that I could have bought, not that it particually matters, although my mother always said it is best to buy bathroom products that blend in with the colour of your bathroom walls - don't worry, I don't carry out everything my mother says! I wouldn't really say that the Aquafresh flex tip is that comfortable, it is big, therefore it sticks
out, and is hard to use. The grippy rubber that is on the plastic of all toothbrushes, is amazingly good on the Flex - Tip. For my hands, I feel that they have got the bobbely bits that are there for extra grip is in the correct place on the brush, at the top before the long head, and also at the bottom. The Flex - Tip isn't really all that good. For one, it doesn't bend in your mouth or hand half as much as it does on the adverts, and two, it is most annoying and hard to keep clean. I sincerley hope that I am not the only person that has ever experienced the problem of salivarry toothpast drying on their toothbrush, if not, then please ignore this comment. If you have seen a Aquafresh Flex Tip, then you will know that for the head to bend, there is plastic which is molded as curves with gaps inbetween. Even though these gaps are reinforced with rubber to help support hard brushing, i find that it is very hard to clean inbetween them after brushing your teeth. It may sound silly, but it really annoys me. Just below the Bristles, there is a rubber ball like shape, which is designed to help the head bend into awkward corners of your mouth. Like the Flex head, this does not work at all well. I did not really find the bristles comfortable on my teeth. They are quite hard, which is always a bad thing, but worst of all they are longer than usual. As I mentioned, this may be because of the size of my teeth, but when looking back on the packaging, it was very breif, and I could not find any numbers/letters that indicated the size of the brush, therefore it was not very helpful at all. Because of this, my teeth do not feel as clean as they usually do after I have cleaned them. I was quite dissapointed in Aquafresh, because of the high standards that they say they set on the packaging and on the adverts. I don't think I would really recomend an Aquafresh brush, and I would definatly never use one again purposley. I
bought a new one within a couple of weeks and I think that from now on I am likely to stick to brand names that I know well, and I know are reliable, such as Oral-B and Colgate... Thanks For reading, I hope it helped, Hannah :@)
Okay, so I'm writing about a toothbrush. For the best, most long-lasting clean you'll have in a long while, choose this brush. For a relatively small price when compared to other fancy or specialised toothbrushes, this offers all the bells and whistles culminating in a very comprehensive, satisfying and comfortable brush. Seriously! There's the nice and soft rubber ball at the base of the head which bends to stay in total contact with the teeth and move to deeper, darker areas of the mouth. There's the multi-length filaments which, on first inspection, look like another pointless addition but really do clean in, out and between your teeth. Also there's the bendy neck which absorbs excessive pressure to ensure a comfortable brushing. The handles is annoyingly thin though and tends to slip, but the head is nice and big and gives the gums as well as the teeth a scrub, gently of course. It is generally very well designed and is a comprehensive package for the price.