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manjana® functional bodywear´s story 

Why and how did we start?
The initial stimulus behind manjana® functional bodywear undershirts was based on a widely known problem: to feel irritated by sweat stains appearing under your arms in situations where you really don´t need it!
As a medical term also known as hyperhidrosis (Hyperhidrosis) for stronger sweating.


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When starting to work on the basic idea the inventor, Anja Michen, had in mind to find a solution for minor or average problems with hyperhidrosis or sudden attacks of sweating. She herself knew about sweat stains under the armpits caused by hectic situations or in summer times. Some help could already be found in the market: sweat protection pads to be sewn into clothes. However, the absorption capacity of which seemed to be limited and which could crumple.

Another help was to stick sweat proctetion pads into your clothing. but also here those may get out of place, do not stick well or do not sufficiently absorb moisture. Furthermore those products cause waste as you throw them away after use.
All these options had been tested priorly by Anja Michen, but seemed not to be practical enough and therefore the solution how to solve all this came finally to her mind.



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Every piece of your outerwear will gain a longer lifespan! When wearing the manjana® shirt for the first time you may feel a "foreign body sensation" under your arms. However, this will disappear after wearing the undershirt 1-2 times as the protection material will adapt to the axillary. A slight possible crackling will also disappear after first washing.


manjana® functional bodywear´s necklines

Offering different necklines makes it easier for you to find the right manjana® shirt for your personal wear, wearing it invisibly underneath or meeting your personal taste.



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manjana® functional bodywear for business, service jobs and leisure time

manjana® shirts have mainly been developed and designed for your business life and neat leisure time. Main target audience are ladies and gentlemen, who want to appear smart and preserve their attractivity and self-confidence - like in office jobs, meetings, on business trips ... or in service jobs.. and/or in representative tasks, any other extracurricular activities.


manjana® functional bodywear is "Patented in Germany"

At first it was difficult to find or develop an appropriate material, which is tough and absorbent enough, can bear many washings, and will not let moisture go through. We were able to identify this kind of material and soon afterwards the concept of manjana® functional bodywear shirts was filed for a registered design in 2003 and within one year for a patent, in order to keep all rights for this new idea (patent in force since March 7th, 2007).

Special emphasis is laid on the fact that all parts of the body shirts are manufactured in Germany, which underlines the quality. Sewing, however, is now carried out in Europe. The design is "Patented in Germany" as shown with the patent number on the label.

In order to make this product more known the webpage has been redesigned and realunched with Peter Eichler (

We would be very happy, if you - having an issue with sweating - just checked it out!


Do experience your new attractivity!

Buy manjana® functional bodywear at functionalkosmetic logo 001 





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