Clothes Tell You If You’re Dehydrated

Clothes Tell You If You’re Dehydrated

Paulien Routs has developed a sweat-sensitive textile coating that can provide a visual cue of hydration levels

Emma Hutchings
  • 4 august 2015

Design researcher Paulien Routs has developed SOAK, a sweat-sensitive textile coating that provides a warning of dehydration. It can be applied to sportswear and changes color while the wearer is working out. The different colors provide a visual cue, showing the composition of their sweat and the condition of their internal health.

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