Saturday, December 1, 2007

Tea Toothpaste

It seems like I find a new tea product about every month, and this month it's Crest's Mint and Green Tea Extract toothpaste. It was on sale for $2 at Publix, and it actually tastes good!

Now I'm normally a Colgate girl, Total with Whitening, to be exact, but these days I sometimes go with what's on sale. So I was scanning the grocery store price tags and saw this new flavor. I was a little wary, because I once found some newfangled, flavored-up Colgate at the dollar store, and though I don't remember the flavor, I do remember that I nearly gagged on it. I've avoided offbeat toothpastes ever since. Toothpaste really, really ought to taste like ... toothpaste.

It's interesting that Crest chose to depict a mortar and pestle with tea leaves on the packaging. Why not a teacup? I guess they were trying for a medicinal/health approach. Whatever their reason, I am quite pleased with the new toothpaste. (Don't worry, Colgate. You know I always come back!)


  1. I'm a Tom's toothpaste girl myself, but that new toothpaste is intruiging. I love it that you are always able to find new, interesting, tea-related products.

  2. I realize this is an old post, but ever since seeing it I've been on the lookout for this toothpaste. I've finally found it (WalMart) and just wanted to say THANKS - it's a REALLY nice toothpaste. I love the taste. You find the coolest stuff!


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