Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > Nanotechnology Meets Style in myLACYS Innovative Moisture-Control Underwear

Abstract:
New myLACYS Panties Tackle a Common Issue for Women

Nanotechnology Meets Style in myLACYS Innovative Moisture-Control Underwear

SAN CLEMENTE, CA | Posted on March 19th, 2007

Nanotechnology and a unique, patent-pending process are combined in the new myLACYS women's underwear line that provides a breakthrough solution for an annoying, sometimes embarrassing issue that many women encounter. What is it? - Unexpected panty moisture.

For many of the 147 million women across the United States, this is a natural occurrence in one's daily life. Active women, perspiring women, working women, athletic women, PTA women, pregnant women, sneezing women, professional women -- all kinds of normal, healthy women, sometimes experience unexpected panty moisture and at the most inconvenient times. Unwanted moisture is not only an inconvenience, it can be a confidence issue that causes many women to feel distracted or self-conscious as they maneuver through each day.

Utilizing the latest in fabric technology, myLACYS developed a patent-pending moisture-protection process to help mitigate this issue. Developed by Southern Calif. businesswoman Carol Barge, the product line offers five of today's most fashionable styles in three colors -- something to meet every woman's personal preference. From bikini to boy short, myLACYS are available in black, white and natural for $19.99 at www.myLACYS.com.

"I am very pleased and proud to be introducing myLACYS to the marketplace," said Barge. "I'm certain women of all types, sizes and ages will benefit from the underwear's unique qualities."

Wanting to empower a woman's confidence, Barge designed and produced these chic panties with a thin pad sewn into the gusset. The built-in liner absorbs moisture between the layers, drawing it away from the wearer while using nanotechnology to create a moisture barrier that keeps the outer clothing dry. The product's nanotechnology bonds the moisture barrier application to the fibers of the fabric, thereby preventing leaks. The application is undetectable and cannot be laundered out of the fabric.

myLACYS provides an alternative to disposable panty-liners while at the same time offering the style women would expect to find from leading undergarment designers. Imagine a thong with a built-in liner so discreet that it is virtually undetectable.

"I was focused on designing underwear to help women with a common issue while still allowing them to wear something that looks and feels pretty," said Barge. "When they put on myLACYS, they can forget about the issue completely."

Barge began researching a new type of underwear because she was unable to find an acceptable alternative to daily disposable liners. Traditional panty-liners are inconvenient, expensive over time, uncomfortable for some and bad for the environment -- adding to landfill waste everywhere.

Panties currently available with built-in liners are focused solely on older women who have major incontinence problems. "Although there is a market for major incontinence sufferers, this is not the focus of the myLACYS brand," Barge explained. "There was nothing on the market that I could find for youthful-minded, active women who have slight moisture concerns."

Three years were spent on the development of myLACYS, including a market study to assess what women want and expect from their underwear. As part of the process, myLACYS employed Precision Testing Laboratories of Nashville, Tenn., an independent, U.S. government-certified QLL laboratory, to test absorption rates, durability, antimicrobial and moisture barrier properties on numerous fabrics and prototypes. Barge eventually identified the high-tech textiles that are used in the designs today. "It was important to me to have a product with some science and testing behind it," Barge explained.

"I'm now thrilled to offer this product to all the normal women out there looking for an alternative to daily disposable liners," said Barge. "This is a great opportunity to provide both convenience and a product that gives women the confidence to go about their daily lives in a worry-free way. Whether they are traveling, exercising or making a presentation at work in front of a room full of their colleagues, they won't be distracted."

####

About myLACYS
Created by innovator and entrepreneur Carol Barge in San Clemente, Calif., myLACYS is an underwear line offered as a breakthrough alternative for women who purchase daily, disposable panty liners. Utilizing high-tech, anti-microbial and odor-reducing fabrics, this underwear is designed to provide protection for women as they go about their daily activities. Designed with fashion in mind, myLACYS underwear's patent-pending innovation is a thin sewn-in panty-liner that quickly absorbs and traps unwanted moisture to keep women dry, confident and worry-free. Unlike disposable panty-liners, myLACYS are washable and dryable, making them friendly to the environment. For more information on myLACYS, call toll-free (800) 968-4098 or visit http://www.myLACYS.com .

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Media Contact:
Emily Carlton
HKA, Inc.
(714) 426-0444

Copyright © Market Wire

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Announcements

Tough foam from tiny sheets: Rice University lab uses atom-thick materials to make ultralight foam July 29th, 2014

Zenosense, Inc. July 29th, 2014

Optimum inertial design for self-propulsion: A new study investigates the effects of small but finite inertia on the propulsion of micro and nano-scale swimming machines July 29th, 2014

A new way to make microstructured surfaces: Method can produce strong, lightweight materials with specific surface properties July 29th, 2014

Textiles/Clothing

Iranian Scientists Change Structure of Nanoparticles to Increase Durability of Antibacterial Activity of Fabrics July 7th, 2014

Nano-coatings release almost no nano-particles: Silver in the washing machine June 30th, 2014

Iranian Researchers Produce Protein Nanoparticles from Chicken Feather June 11th, 2014

Breakthrough in energy storage: Electrical cables that can store energy: New nanotech may provide power storage in electric cables, clothes June 2nd, 2014

Human Interest/Art

Japanese gold leaf artists worked on a nano-scale: Study demonstrates X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy is a non-destructive way to date artwork July 3rd, 2014

Harry Potter-style invisibility cloaks: A real possibility next Christmas? Forget socks and shaving foam, the big kids of tomorrow want an invisible cloak for Christmas December 19th, 2013

Chicago Awareness Organization First Not-for-Profit to Sponsor Dog Training to Detect Ovarian Cancer Odorants December 12th, 2013

ZEISS Microscopes used to create images for Art Exhibit at Midway Airport: Art of Science: Images from the Institute for Genomic Biology October 25th, 2013

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE