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Seersucker Woven Fabrics with Therapeutic Properties

Research and development


  • Matusiak Małgorzata
    Institute of Architecture of Textile, Technical University of Lodz, Łódź, Poland
  • Wilk Edward
    Textile Research Institute, Łódź, Poland
  • Zieliński Janusz
    Institute of Architecture of Textile, Technical University of Lodz, Łódź, Poland

Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0012.2531

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Cellulite is a serious aesthetic and health skin problem. The term cellulite refers to the dimpled appearance of the skin on hips, thighs and buttocks. Most of the existing methods of reduction or prevention of cellulite require not only significant expense but, above all, time and regularity of use. Therapeutic clothing with anti-cellulite properties seems to be an optimal solution which could be applied during women’s daily activity, simultaneously with business or housework. Such clothing, in addition to anti-cellulite properties, should have appropriate biophysical properties to ensure the wearers hygiene and physiological comfort. Within the framework of the research presented, an assortment of seersucker woven fabrics for anti-cellulite clothing was developed. Anti-cellulite properties of the fabrics developed were achieved through a three-dimensional structure of fabrics providing a massaging effect during the usage of clothing made thereof, the use of innovative yarns made of polymer fibres with antibacterial properties, and yarns providing moisture transport. In addition, thanks to the three-dimensional structure, the fabrics developed are characterised by an increased thermal resistance that provides a thermal effect, which is also an important element in the fight against cellulite.


seersucker fabrics, therapeutic properties, antibacterial properties, micromassage, anti-cellulite clothing.


Matusiak M, Wilk E, Zieliński J. Seersucker Woven Fabrics with Therapeutic Properties. FIBRES & TEXTILES in Eastern Europe 2018; 26, 5(131): 54-58. DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0012.2531

Published in issue no 5 (131) / 2018, pages 54–58.


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