Tiny Bamboo & Plant Based Bristle Toothbrush - Tiny (Kids)
Meet the Tiny Truthbrush! Truthbrush’ she beautiful tiny scaled down toothbrush is perfect for children aged 3- 8. This brush has their new soft plant based bristles which are 62% castor oil and 38% nylon.
The packaging is fully recyclable.
The sweet panda on the packaging was designed by their friend children’s author and illustrator Jane Cabrera. Children should always be supervised while brushing!
Winner of the Eco Excellence award for Oral Care.
Bamboo is the perfect material for the Truthbrush as it is beautiful to look at, warm to touch and fully biodegradable. The natural antibacterial and antifungal properties of bamboo mean the Truthbrush is hygienic too.
Bamboo is resistant to natural pests, which means it is farmed organically and needs no extra watering
Truthbrush would love to find a genuine plastic-free alternative to nylon bristles which could biodegrade. However, after extensive research we realised that the only non-plastic alternative is boar bristles (pig hair), which would be unacceptable to many people. There are also unsubstantiated claims of biodegradable nylon 4 bristles but in reality this is not commercially available.
They therefore use bristles which are 62% castor oil and 38% nylon, which means less petroleum-based plastic. They are constantly searching for an alternative, but until then, they believe that a biodegradable handle with castor oil-based bristles is much better than a plastic toothbrush.
Will buying bamboo products be detrimental to pandas?
No – The Truthbrush is made from Moso bamboo, a type of bamboo which is inedible to pandas. The bamboo they use is Forestry Stewardship Certified and comes from sustainably and responsibly managed forests in China.