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Full-Body Blow-Dryers

The B-Dry Replaces the Towel in Your Bathroom to Reduce Bacterial Exposure

— November 6, 2013 — Art & Design
It's certainly comforting to wrap yourself in a fluffy warm towel after stepping out of the shower, but so much about that experience might not be what your body needs. The B-Dry concept offers an alternative to the textiles that eliminates all of the less-than-pleasant features of your current drying off system.

Inspired by the hair dryer, the Simon Lauwerier has developed a body dryer that can instantly evaporate all excess water from the top of your skin. Several settings enable you to choose the temperature and the intensity of the hot air emitted, enabling you to customize the experience for your particular comfort.

Given that the B-Dry will be operating in your very own washroom, the appliance will remain hygienic. This cannot be said for your used towels as they hang with residual moisture trapped inside, producing mildewy smells and microbes.
Trend Themes
1. Full-body Blow-dryers - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in the personal care industry by replacing traditional towel drying with a full-body blow-dryer.
Industry Implications
1. Personal Care - The personal care industry can capitalize on the trend of full-body blow-dryers by incorporating this innovative technology into their product offerings.
2. Home Appliances - The home appliance industry can explore opportunities to create and market full-body blow-dryers as a replacement for traditional towel drying in bathrooms.
3. Hygiene Products - The hygiene product industry has an opportunity to develop innovative full-body blow-dryers that can eliminate the growth of bacteria and mildew post-shower.
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