SeaCell™ and smartcel™ sensitive: Skin-Friendly Fibers for Sustainable Textiles
Thanks to the natural additives of seaweed or zinc, the fibers of smartfiber AG form the basis for an increasing number of modern fashion and home textile brands all over the world. This is keeping pace with a current megatrend that many producers are highlighting: sustainability.
smartfiber AG has been offering high-quality natural fibers under the names SeaCell™ and smartcel™ sensitive for over 15 years. The fibers are cellulose-based. The addition of seaweed to SeaCell™ and zinc to smartcel™ sensitive also gives the fibers exceptional properties, making them particularly kind to the skin when used in textiles of all kinds. The fibers of smartfiber AG are also environmentally friendly and conserve resources, meaning that they meet demand from many customers for sustainably produced textiles. An increasing number of manufacturers are using smartfiber technology and offering their customers high-quality products using SeaCell™ and smartcel™ sensitive fibers. smartfiber fibers can also be found in products from the textile processing industry (such as spinners, yarns, knitted fabrics, woven fabrics, non-woven materials, coverings, mattresses, and ready-made items) and in consumer items. Many brands have used SeaCell™ and smartcel™ sensitive elements in their textiles, including T-shirts, pullovers, pants, sportswear and yoga wear, underwear, socks, shoes, bed linen, pillows, and blankets.
SeaCell™: Seaweed Fibers with a Positive Effect on the Skin
SeaCell™ is an environmentally friendly fiber that is hugely comfortable to wear and has a positive effect on the skin. It stands for health, sustainability, and an environmentally friendly lifestyle. SeaCell™ fibers contain finely ground Icelandic seaweed from a unique ecosystem. This seaweed is rich in minerals and trace elements. With its high level of antioxidants, it protects the skin from environmental influences. SeaCell™ enables an active exchange of substances between the fiber and the skin, thus ensuring a lasting feel-good effect for users. Incorporating SeaCell™ fibers makes the textiles soft to the touch and gives them a fluffy, silky feel. Wearing SeaCell™ textiles ensures a fantastic feeling against the skin. They offer comfort and care thanks to the seaweed’s calming effect on the skin. As a result, SeaCell™ fibers can be found in textiles from well-known brands.
smartcel™ sensitive: Zinc Fibers Protect and Care for the Skin
smartcel™ sensitive with zinc transforms textiles into true skincare products. The fiber has a cosmetic, revitalizing, odor-reducing effect in combination with gentle hygiene. The zinc oxide incorporated into smartcel™ sensitive fibers protects the skin from harmful radiation (UPF 50+) and has an anti-inflammatory effect. These properties are fantastic for people with sensitive skin or skin diseases. Zinc oxide also offers antibacterial and odor-eliminating properties, keeping the textiles feeling fresh for extended periods of time.* smartcel™ sensitive is environmentally friendly, resource friendly and 100% biodegradable. The fiber is hugely comfortable to wear and is the perfect choice for anyone looking for textiles that will care for and be kind to their skin. Numerous well-known textile producers use smartcel™ sensitive.