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November 27, 2016 - Odor De-Feeters

We love spotlighting the entrepreneurial spirit here on Sports Product Review. While some of the products we showcase are from big companies with hundreds of employees, most are from companies started by people just like you and me. People who had an idea for a great product they thought would help solve a problem, a product that might just become popular and sell a little bit...maybe a lot. 

The shin guard deodorizing bag made by XerosGear is such a product. It isn't as well-known in the soccer world today as it will be in the future, but we're here to say that it's here to stay.

For those who do not play soccer, understand that shin guards get nasty. They go directly on the shin and are covered by socks. So after a long, hot game or practice you can imagine how pleasant they are when peeled off of sweaty legs. That was the problem. This is the solution. 

It is simple, yet it works. The deodorizing bag owes it's effectiveness to the moso bamboo charcoal. insert. Moso bamboo charcoal is well knows for it's odor eliminating and drying properties. Just slip the bag containing the charcoal into the center pouch of the bag, and place both the musty shin guards on either side. Forget about them until the next time you need them and realize that they're no longer damp and stinky, but dry and fresh. This isn't only aesthetic purposes either. It means no bacteria on the skin, longer life for the guards and a host of other benefits. And when the bamboo charcoal is finally used up it can be simply recycled as a garden supplement making this one of the most eco-friendlly products we've reviewed. 

My daughter is a college soccer player and when XersoGear sent a pair for us to try, I figured we'd pass them to her for the ultimate test. She couldn't have given it a higher rating and plans on using the bag the rest of her career. She said it did exactly what it was meant to do -- made her shin guards dry and smell good.

Designing and taking a product like this to market takes a ton of innovation, and just as much courage. But it mostly takes conviction. Knowing that this is something needed by millions. Now, all we can do is hope that those millions find out about XerosGear. The soccer world will be a much better-smelling place for it. 

Source: XerosGear


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