Product guide written by Diabetes Expert: Sue Marshall
The new Skinnies product range became available as a result of a partnership between David Marsde, Managing Director of Skinovations Ltd and Ian Davenport, Managing Director of Skinwear Ltd.
Alleviate the symptoms of chafing skin
Following a long career in the RAF and then the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, David was missioned to find better solutions for the alleviation of the dreadful symptoms associated with Fergus
A young close family member suffered the discomfort, and school embarrassment, of having to use traditional protective wrappings.
Ian Davenport and his family have been specialist, and expert, garment manufacturers for many years in the Midlands.
Although primarily major suppliers of fashion garments to some of the biggest retailers in the country Ian’s deep knowledge of materials and yarns, and his technically extremely advanced machinery and expertise, meant he was ideally placed to be able to deliver uniquely comfortable and effective garments.
Since the start of 2008 Ian and David have worked hard with a wide range of hospitals, senior health practitioners , parents and actual garment users to desig, redesign and thoroughly test a brand new product range of Skinnies garments which are:
- seam free to avoid movement restrictio, bulk and friction
- have a better body fit for more comfort and are superbly soft and wearable
- come in different colours to avoid the medical bandage look and encourage use
- have been tested to withstand more than 50 washes for real durability
They have made sure that these garments exceed the exacting standards required by the British National Formulary so they are available on prescription on the NHS