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All-in-one travel toothbrush with built-in refillable toothpaste. The new pocket size essential for travellers and commuters.
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POLO - The Ultimate Travel Toothbrush

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Proper oral care is essential, but while travelling, outdoor, or in a busy day in the city, we rely on dirty, bulky and uneffective products. Low portability and dangerous hygiene (fecal bacteria and viruses, just to name a few) are the tip of the iceberg.

Proper oral care is essential, but while travelling, outdoor, or in a busy day in the city, we rely on dirty, bulky and uneffective products. Low portability and dangerous hygiene (fecal bacteria and viruses, just to name a few) are the tip of the iceberg.

 POLO features an all-in-one smart design that makes it compact, clean, fast and easy to use

With a built-in, refillable toothpaste pump and a replaceable head brush, all you need is in a compact and elegant shell.

                                                    Compact and easy to use

Designing a toothbrush that moves with us, we had in mind 5 must-have benefits that every travel brush should feature.

 

 The pulsing heart of POLO is its built-in, refillable toothpaste pump. Every pump last for 50 washes or 3-4 weeks of travel (depending on your oral care routine).

With the launch of POLO, the pump will come in 2 versions :
 - Refillable: a pump that you can refill with your own paste every time you want
- Mint: a pump filled with premium italian mint Toothpaste

The pump feature an airless system that allow you to pump the toothpaste in a fun and easy way.

 The POLO head brushes are carefully designed to answer all the needs of an active, health conscious individual.

 We are proud to say that the bristles of POLO are made from Dupont Tynex, one of the industry's highest quality materials. Ergonomic and replaceable, every brush head last twice the duration of an avarage brush.

To guarantee a comfortable and effective cleaning, we also made soft, medium or strong bristles available.

  Outdoor, in the city, at work or travelling, POLO fits perfectly in every pocket.

                                                    White and Lime; Black and Lime

                                                   Black and Blue; White and Blue

                                                    White and Pink; Black and Pink

 

With POLO we wanted to create a brush that makes a real difference, not only in our daily lives, but also for our planet.

Is hard to digest the fact that even with the extensive recycling programs, 80-90% of the world's plastics ends up in the landfill, especially if we are aware of another fact: a single plastic bottle will biodegrade in 450-1000 years. But that's not all, because outdated plastics will last in the landfill forever. Yes, forever: they will never biodegrade.

POLO's plastic features a polymeric structure that is more easily breaked and chomped by microorganism, biodegrading faster than any other toothbrush in the market

Yes, having this kind of plastics in our product costs a little bit more, but it's the right thing to do.

 We are makers: we create new accessory managing every part of the product development here in MIlan, Italy. We don't copy or buy, we make, and that comes with a cost - and a reward.

 The concept of POLO has been aroud since 2015. We began our journey as BANALE in 2014 with a foldable toothbrush that share the same design and construction of POLO. It was a succesfull launch and since then, we collected feedbacks of hundreds and hundred of happy and passionate customers in Italy and Europe. Those feedbacks came in strong and loud into the developing process of POLO. Add to that the general benefits of a succesful campaign, and you have 4 good reason to invest in a crowdfunding campaign

  • Refillable pump - because it's nice to have your favourite toothpaste always with you while travelling 
  • Bio-plastics: - designing a product with eco-friendly and sustainable materials is a challenge that should be taken into consideration by every makers, suppliers and designers; a challenge we all must win
  • Early adopters and developers - crowdfund a product means hundreds of developers, early adopters and enthusiasts worldwide who help you develop an even better product with honest feedbacks and suggestions.
  • Global distribution - last but not least, a succesfful campaign for a small business is the best way to kickstart a global distribution, finding new people interested in our ideas, brand and products, spreading the Banale spirit worldwide.

 If you support us, we are going to reward your commitment :)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Banale began with a simple idea: in our busy life, there are a lot of ordinary products that potentially have great utility, but suffer from low dignity.  Our mission is to innovate these products and get them closer to the people. The company was founded in 2014, and now is a team of 11 passionate people.

The friendly and informal atmosphere that we have built at Banale headquarter, located in Milan, allowed us to launch and bring to the market 8 innovative products, and design many more, while still having fun.

That's why we feel proud and lucky.  

Meet us at https://banale.com/

Risks and challenges

We are an experienced team with product development, and we know exactly how much time and effort this process takes. Moreover, we succesfully delivere 1 crowdfunded product: Silver Mask.

We already designed a toothbrush, launched successfully 2 years ago in the Italian market. Design and production tools for POLO are the same as our first toohtbrush, while the plastics and the toothpaste pump are the two newest thing we invested in for our worldwide launch.

In this past 2 years, with our product in the Italian market but also in some random foreign countries, we received feedback and opinions from hundreds of passionate costumers, and this pushed us to develop a more personal and ecological product: POLO.

Our manufacturers already have the required components to construct a POLO. In addition, they have gained experience from making our first toothbrush. This means that we have the capability to immediately fill orders, and we are confident that we will deliver a high-quality product that meets the lofty expectations of our backers worldwide.

Our biggest challenge will be the upcoming global delivering process. Fulfillment and shipping is a challenge when dealing with thousand of orders worldwide. We gained experience from the succesfull crowdfunding campaign of Silver Mask, and we will be meticulous and thorough when shipping the orders to our customers, giving ourself enough time to manage each and every order.

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    EARLY BIRD - SINGLE PACK

    Select this reward to receive 1 POLO Toothbrush Starter Kit

    Includes:
    ■ 1 POLO toothbrush
    ■ 2 head brush
    ■ 2 fillable toothpaste pumps
    ■ 2 Mint toothpaste pumps, filled with premium italian mint paste

    40% OFF EXPECTED RETAIL PRICE!

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    Pledge €24 or more About $29

    POLO - SINGLE PACK

    Select this reward to receive 1 POLO Toothbrush Starter Kit

    Includes:
    ■ 1 POLO toothbrush
    ■ 2 head brush
    ■ 2 fillable toothpaste pumps
    ■ 2 Mint toothpaste pumps, filled with premium italian mint paste

    31% OFF EXPECTED RETAIL PRICE!

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    Pledge €34 or more About $41

    POLO - SUPER SINGLE PACK

    Get more brush heads and toothpaste for your next travel!

    Select this reward to receive 1 POLO Starter Kit + 1 Refill Pack! Kickstarter Special!

    Includes:
    - 1 Polo case
    - 6 Brush Heads
    - 3 Mint Pumps
    - 3 Refillable Pumps

    Includes:
    • POLO Starter Kit
    • POLO Refill Pack
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    EARLY BIRD - DOUBLE PACK

    Select this reward to receive 2 POLO Toothbrush Starter Kit

    Includes:
    ● 2 POLO toothbrushes
    ● 4 head brush
    ● 4 fillable toothpaste pumps
    ● 4 Mint toothpaste pumps, filled with premium italian mint paste

    44% OFF EXPECTED RETAIL PRICE!

    Choose color and softness of the bristles later in the survey

    Includes:
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    Pledge €45 or more About $54

    POLO - DOUBLE PACK

    Select this reward to receive 2 POLO Toothbrush Starter Kit

    Includes:
    ● 2 POLO toothbrushes
    ● 4 head brush
    ● 4 fillable toothpaste pumps
    ● 4 Mint toothpaste pumps, filled with premium italian mint paste

    34% OFF EXPECTED RETAIL PRICE!

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    Pledge €55 or more About $66

    EARLY BIRD - TRIPLE PACK

    Select this reward to receive 3 POLO Toothbrush Starter Kit

    Includes:
    ♦ 3 POLO toothbrushes
    ♦ 6 head brush
    ♦ 6 fillable toothpaste pumps
    ♦ 6 Mint toothpaste pumps, filled with premium italian mint paste

    47% OFF EXPECTED RETAIL PRICE!

    Choose color and softness of the bristles later in the survey

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    Pledge €65 or more About $78

    POLO - SUPER DOUBLE PACK

    Get more brush heads and toothpaste for your next travel for you and your loved one!

    Select this reward to receive 2 POLO Starter Kit + 2 Refill Packs! Kickstarter Special!

    Includes:
    - 2 Polo cases
    - 12 Brush Heads
    - 6 Mint Pumps
    - 6 Refillable Pumps

    Includes:
    • POLO Starter Kit
    • POLO Refill Pack
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    Pledge €89 or more About $106

    EARLY BIRD - FAMILY PACK

    Select this reward to receive 5 POLO Toothbrush Starter Kit

    Includes:
    ► 5 POLO toothbrushes
    ► 10 head brush
    ► 10 fillable toothpaste pumps
    ► 10 Mint toothpaste pumps, filled with premium italian mint paste

    50% OFF EXPECTED RETAIL PRICE!

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    Pledge €99 or more About $118

    POLO - FAMILY PACK

    Select this reward to receive 5 POLO Toothbrush Starter Kit

    Includes:
    ► 5 POLO toothbrushes
    ► 10 head brush
    ► 10 fillable toothpaste pumps
    ► 10 Mint toothpaste pumps, filled with premium italian mint paste

    44% OFF EXPECTED RETAIL PRICE!

    Choose color and softness of the bristles later in the survey

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    POLO - Company Pack

    Stand out from the crowd! We will customize POLO with the logo of your company, so you can make a unique gift to your employees, customers, clients or suppliers.

    Contact us for further details!

    Items included:
    - 30 customized POLO Starter Kit

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