Take my breath away: Introducing the gadget that tells you if it"s safe to kiss

Take my breath away: Introducing the gadget that tells you if it's safe to kiss

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19:30 GMT, 9 September 2012


Bad breath tester, 19.99 from play.com

Kissability: Bad breath tester, 19.99 from play.com

So you’re all dressed up and on your way to a hot dinner date with Mr Right.

Then suddenly, horror of horrors, you remember that piece of garlic bread you munched on at lunch. How to check your breath is not going to make him run a mile

Traditionalists would breathe into their hands (effective) or get on a bus or train and gauge whether there’s a stampede of commuters getting off a stop too early (doubly effective). However, for the tech-savvy, there’s a third way: a 19.99 bad breath tester from play.com.

Breathe into it and the gadget analyses just how bad the smell is, giving it a rating from one to four.

Try it before your dinner date and you’ll know if it’s prudent to lean in for a good-night kiss.

If you have bad breath, people close by on public transport will probably move

Test 2: A woman sits alone on a train. If you have bad breath, people close by on public transport will probably move