Mainstream Germophobia

Anti-bacterial attitudes go beyond the norm and into everyday life

Implications - The health and wellness movement has moved from an "enemy-based" attitude (i.e, sugar and fat are bad), to a preventative one in recent years; however, the "enemy-based" attitude remains relevant in the world of hygiene. Positioning germs and bacteria as villainous concepts, sanitation is permeating consumers' everyday lives in new and unexpected places.
SCORE: 5.2
This Year and Mild Top 6 Examples: 4,807 Total Clicks May 15 - May 16
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Bacterial Microscope Sinks - The Clean Clear Conceptual Faucet Eliminates the Spread of Germs
SCORE: 7.6
This Year and V. Hot 2,829 Clicks Pub: Jan 30, 16
Bacterial Microscope Sinks
The Clean Clear Conceptual Faucet Eliminates the Spread of Germs
In a world where germs are inevitable and sickness easily spreads through touch, the Clean Clear conceptual faucet design offers a safe way to control bacterial development by improving how... [More]
Germ-Blocking Nail Polish Collections - The Dr.'s Remedy Product Range Fights Fungus and Other Germs
SCORE: 6.4
This Year and Warm 693 Clicks Pub: Feb 2, 16
Germ-Blocking Nail Polish Collections
The Dr.'s Remedy Product Range Fights Fungus and Other Germs
Consisting of 30 vibrant shades, the Dr.‘s Remedy nail polish collection fights germs while beautifying one’s manicure. Marking nail polishes at $17 per product, the brand appeals to... [More]
Antimicrobial ATM Machines - Corning's Gorilla Glass Reduces the Spread of Germs in Public
SCORE: 4
Mild 444 Clicks Pub: May 5, 15
Antimicrobial ATM Machines
Corning's Gorilla Glass Reduces the Spread of Germs in Public
The handles of shopping carts, washroom doors, elevator buttons and staircase rails are just a few of the places that you can pick up germs in public, much to the chagrin of germaphobes everywhere.... [More]
Germ-Killing Window Appliances - The Sienna Visio Window Steam Cleaner Sanitizes and Shines
SCORE: 4.2
This Year and Mild 230 Clicks Pub: Mar 8, 16
Germ-Killing Window Appliances
The Sienna Visio Window Steam Cleaner Sanitizes and Shines
Despite consumer schedules being busier than ever, many are opting to still maintain their living spaces with products like the Sienna Visio Window Steam Cleaner. Designed with an innovative system... [More]
UV Smartphone Cleaners - AtomCleanse is a Phone Cleaner Device That Uses Sterilizing UV Light
SCORE: 3.5
This Year and Untested 363 Clicks Pub: Apr 14, 16
UV Smartphone Cleaners
AtomCleanse is a Phone Cleaner Device That Uses Sterilizing UV Light
Given the ubiquitous nature of smartphones these days, it might not be unsurprising to hear the University of Surrey found phones carry 18 times more germs than the average toilet handle—which... [More]
Bacteria-Resistant Pillow Cases - The 'Sleep Away' Travel Pillow Case Prevents Acne and Hair Loss
SCORE: 3.7
This Year and Untested 248 Clicks Pub: Apr 28, 16
Bacteria-Resistant Pillow Cases
The 'Sleep Away' Travel Pillow Case Prevents Acne and Hair Loss
Everyone knows just how dirty the bedding in hotels can be, so the ‘Sleep Away’ travel pillow case is designed to help protect you from unwanted bacteria. Featuring a 100% bamboo surface,... [More]
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