Category: Carin Protect

protective underwear against urine loss

How to find the right underwear fit

We all know a new pair of shoes, a great haircut or a shiny top can make us feel like a million dollars. When you look good you tend to feel good. However, there is one aspect of self-care that tends to be overlooked – wearing the right underwear. In 2005, Oprah Winfrey hosted a “bra intervention,” claiming that 85 percent of women were wearing the wrong size bra. If…

Re-designing our everyday

As co-founder and creative lead behind Carin, Julia (30) shares her enthusiasm for the potential impact of using design within healthcare and technology. This topic she began exploring during her Social Design MA at Design Academy Eindhoven with her project ‘Just Another Garment’. The concept of protective underwear has translated into Carin. Here is her interesting journey of bringing design and technology together to improve the lives of women.

Kate Winslet talks urine loss on British TV

Kate Winslet talks about incontinence

Kate Winslet reveals incontinence in British TV show By Kirsten van der Kolk Last week actress Kate Winslet hit the nail on the head: stress urinary incontinence is a taboo. Whilst on a British talk show she confessed that she regularly pees her pants whilst sneezing or during sports. Just like LSG, I too completely agree this taboo must be broken. For social designer Julia van Zanten this topic (incontinence)…