Budget toothpastes that won't kill you

Jan 24, 2024
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DARLIE DOUBLE ACTION - PEPPERMINT (75g)

SGD 2.40
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  1. Taste: 3/5. Moderately minty.
  2. Active ingredient: sodium fluoride.

About

Darlie is a toothpaste brand originating from Shanghai, China and is now based in Hong Kong. It is part of Colgate’s product line and is mainly known as a budget toothpaste found in Asia.

Why we like it?

It is a cheap and basic toothpaste that seems to cater to the Asian taste.

Who is this good for?

For the consumer that wants a no-frills fluoride toothpaste.

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PEARLIE WHITE - THE REAL RED ANTICAVITY (138g)

SGD 4.50
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  1. Taste: 4/5. Quite minty.
  2. Active ingredient: Sodium Monofluorophosphate 0.76% w/w (1000 ppm fluoride), xylitol.

About

Pearlie White is the only home grown Singapore brand that also manufactures its products in Singapore.

Why we like it?

It’s made locally and is great value. It has no Sodium lauryl Sulfate (SLS), a detergent agent found in most common toothpastes that can be an irritant to human soft tissue.

Who is this good for?

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COLGATE KIDS TOOTHPASTE BUBBLE FRUIT (40g)

SGD 2.32
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  1. Taste: 4/5. Sweet.
  2. Active ingredient: Sodium fluoride 0.24% (0.15%w/v fluoride ion) which is 1500ppm.

About

Colgate is the most well-know brand for toothpaste. This toothpaste is very popular with the kids, especially with their Barbie and Minions labels.

Why we like it?

It’s cheap and readily available.

Who is this good for?

Great for kids with a sweet tooth.

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LION - ZACT SMOKER’S (150g)

SGD 3.77
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  1. Taste: 3/5 - Moderately minty.
  2. Active ingredients: Sodium Monofluorophosphate (1000ppm).

About

Lion Corp is a Japanese company with a few oral care products recognisable in Singapore.

THe Zact line appears to be originated from Thailand.

Why we like it?

Quite an effective and cheap toothpaste to remove stains.

Who is this good for?

Like it says on the labels, a good budget toothpaste for smokers to reduce stains and odour

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