Shield MotionSense frequently asked questions

Shield MotionSense is the world’s first anti-perspirant with unique microcapsules that are activated by movement.

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Q: What is Shield MotionSense?

A: Shield MotionSense is the world’s first anti-perspirant with unique microcapsules that are activated by movement, leaving you feeling fresh and protected throughout the day. Its anti-perspirant active and smart fragrance system respond directly to movement providing you with bursts of freshness as you move.

Q: How does Shield MotionSense anti-perspirant work?

A: Activated by movement, moisture and body temperature, Shield’s breakthrough MotionSense technology releases bursts of freshness and fragrance when you need it most. Patented capsules break when triggered by friction providing protection against odour. The antiperspirant active ingredient kicks in from your first move of the day and then keeps working to deliver 48 hours of sweat control, eliminating bad odour at the source.

Q: Why was Shield MotionSense technology developed?

A: As a brand that is recognised for expertise and product innovation, Shield developed the MotionSense range to revolutionise the way anti-perspirants work. Shield MotionSense was designed with people who love to move in mind

Q: How is Shield MotionSense different to other anti-perspirants?

A: Put simply, the more you move, the more it works. Shield MotionSense anti-perspirant has tiny microcapsules that are activated by movement, and leaves you feeling fresh and protected throughout the day.

Shield MotionSense technology is based on a smart fragrance system with specially designed fragrance oils, patented Shear encapsulate fragrances and starch encapsulate fragrances that respond to triggers such as movement, moisture and temperature.

Most deodorants work in more or less the same way, with their freshness fading during the course of the day. Shield MotionSense moves and works with you, giving you bursts of freshness when you need it most.

Q: What’s the smart fragrance system with patented encapsulated fragrances?

A: The smart fragrance system is a unique formula consisting of Shield’s fragrance oil, patented Shear encapsulated fragrance and Starch encapsulated fragrance.

Shield’s patented Shear encapsulated fragrance responds to the friction that is created by motion. The capsules, found in both Shield MotionSense anti-perspirant aerosol and roll-on, burst in response to movement, releasing the specially designed fragrances throughout the day.

Starch encapsulated fragrance dissolves in the presence of moisture, releasing specially designed fragrances throughout the day. These are found in Shield MotionSense anti-perspirant aerosol and work alongside the Shear capsules.

Q: Who is Shield MotionSense designed for?

A: The range appeals to movers and active people as we believe the more you move, the more you live.

Shield MotionSense was developed for people who understand that while sweat is a natural process, it should never ruin your day or make you feel embarrassed - whether you’re in a corporate environment, working out at the gym, at a social gathering or running after your children.

Q: How was each fragrance formulated for the Shield MotionSense range?

A: Shield worked with perfume industry innovators from around the world to develop fragrance oils that match South Africa’s best-selling fragrance profiles.

Q: Is Shield MotionSense gentle on sensitive skin?

A: The range offers a Sensitive variant that is specially formulated to be kind to sensitive skin while providing lasting protection against wetness and odour.

Q: Where will the Shield MotionSense range be available?

A: Shield MotionSense will be available in retail stores nationwide, in both anti-perspirant roll-on and aerosol, from 1 March 2016. The MotionSense range will include a variety of fresh variants to choose from.

Q: How much will the MotionSense range cost?

A: Shield MotionSense will be available for both men and women in anti-perspirant roll-on (R28.99) and aerosol (R28.99).

Q: How many variations are available in the Shield MotionSense range?

A: Shield MotionSense appeals to both men and women and there is an aerosol or roll-on anti-perspirant to suit your preferred fragrance and need.

There are four variants for men and four variants for women in the anti-perspirant roll-on range.

The men’s roll-on range includes: Active Dry, Cool Dry, Fresh Musk and Original Dry.

The women’s roll-on range includes: Classic Dry, Fresh Confidence, Sure Dry and Fresh Musk.

There are eight variants for men and nine variants for women in the anti-perspirant aerosol range.

The men’s aerosol range includes: Active Dry, Cool Dry, Fresh Musk, Invisible Black + White, Original Dry, Sport Defence, Sprint Dry and Xtra Cool.

The women’s aerosol range includes: Classic Dry, Fresh Confidence, Invisible Black + White, Sexy Bouquet, Shower Fresh, Sure Dry, Fresh Musk, Oxygen Fresh and Sensitive.

Q: How do I choose the correct anti-perspirant?

A: Shield MotionSense is designed for busy men and women who are always on the move. Its advanced movement activated formulation means that the more you move the more it works, making it ideal for those people who don’t want to re-apply anti-perspirant throughout the day.

Shield Clinical Protection appeals to men and women who are anxious or heavy sweaters and often feel let down by a regular deodorant. Clinical Protection is ideal for those seeking a specialised solution for excessive sweating and bad body odour.

Q: How does Shield MotionSense differ from Shield Clinical Protection?

A: Shield MotionSense is designed for movers looking to for freshness and protection that lasts throughout the day. The formulation is the world’s first anti-perspirant with unique microcapsules that are activated by movement

Shield Clinical Protection is designed for anxious and heavy sweaters. It is a “soft solid” cream anti-perspirant deodorant that contains the maximum wetness protection for constant protection against excessive sweating.

Q: How is Shield MotionSense technology different to Shield Clinical Protection technology?

A: Shield MotionSense technology is based on a Smart Fragrance System with specially designed fragrance oil and patented encapsulated fragrances that respond to triggers such as movement, moisture and temperature.

Shield Clinical Protection is formulated with revolutionary Trisolid™ body responsive technology that provides clinical strength, odour and wetness protection.

Q: What is the difference between and anti-perspirant and a deodorant body spray?

A: Anti-perspirants reduce the sweat that causes odour, whereas deodorant body sprays use fragrance to mask bad odour.

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