Unilever Nigeria Plc, has launched a new variant of its flagship toothpaste, Closeup. The variant, Closeup Fire-Freeze was launched at an event tagged â€˜the magical chemistry of oppositesâ€™.
Closeup Fire-freeze debuts at an impressive media and consumer launch held in Lagos as Unilever Nigeria Plc. reinstates its commitment to manufacturing products to make people feel good, look good and get more out of life.
Speaking at the launch, the Managing Director, Unilever Nigeria Plc, Thabo Mabe disclosed that the widespread patronage Closeup has enjoyed over the years has challenged it to do all that is possible to remain on the cutting edge of innovation.
â€œInnovation is absolutely essential if the world must combat the incredible rates of tooth decay that prevails globally and promote oral health. We today live in a world where tooth decay affects around 90% of people worldwide, while up to 20% of the worldâ€™s adult population suffer severe gum disease. We are proud that through innovations like Close Up Fire Freeze, we can play a part in promoting oral health in Nigeria and globally. Fire freeze truly embodies the timeless qualities that have made Closeup the number one toothpaste brand in Nigeria. This includes ingredients that offer consumers long lasting freshness and protection from germs that cause tooth decayâ€.
On his part, the Brand Building Director David Okeme said with the new Closeup Fire-Freeze formulation, consumers can experience both warming and cooling sensations, working together in the mouth to give longest lasting freshness like never before.
â€œThe warm red gel helps fight odour causing germs to reduce bad breath while the cool blue gel cools the mouth for Closeupâ€™s new longest lasting freshness variant.
Together, both gels guarantee strong, white and healthy teeth and that is why Closeup Fire Freeze is suitable for the entire family. Its formulation and sensational delivery is a result of a breakthrough technology developed by the Research and Development team at Unilever globally, patented and exclusive to Unilever aloneâ€
The event which was anchored by fast rising comedian, Bovi was well attended by youths, members of the Nigerian Dental Association as well as the Dental Therapists Board as well as other health professionals who all endorsed the new variant. The Audience were thrilled with the performances of one of the new kids in the music arena, Dami Krane and the dance group, Jodi. Dr. Bariyu, the Ventriloquist also performed with his puppets to the delight of the guests.
The Closeup brand was introduced into the Nigerian market 38 years ago, and since then, the brand has offered consumers the protection they need to maintain strong, healthy teeth and the fresh breath that begets confidence and self esteem while constantly innovating in line with consumers changing needs.
Closeup toothpaste which was re-launched in 2012 comes in 5 key variants ranging from Closeup Deep Action Red Hot and Deep Action Menthol fresh for 3X Fresher breath, Closeup Herbal which combines the best of nature and science, Closeup White Now for instantly whiter teeth in just one brush, and Closeup Fire-Freeze with warming and cooling sensations for longest lasting freshness