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An alternative to notoriously filthy shower loofahs that saves money, cleans deeper and eliminates bathroom bacteria breeding grounds.
An alternative to notoriously filthy shower loofahs that saves money, cleans deeper and eliminates bathroom bacteria breeding grounds.
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Sud Stud: A Simple, Intelligently Designed Shower Scrubber

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Soap has been around for thousands of years, and no one has really questioned it.
Soap has been around for thousands of years, and no one has really questioned it.

SudStud eliminates bacteria cultivation, saves money on fancy soaps, and cleans better than your current showering routine.

SudStud may look simple; however, every aspect from its size, shape, pillars, and reservoir have a uniquely engineered purpose of cleaning deeper.

As an alternative to the notoriously filthy loofahs we all use, Sud Stud's innovative design uses less soap and creates a frothier lather for a deeper clean while also eliminating bacteria build up while awaiting its next use.


Hi everyone, I'm Dale and I'm going to solve a few problems you didn't know you had and upgrade your current showering routine.

When I finally became fed up with the current soap bar options available and being a stubborn millennial, I decided not to switch to body wash but to take it upon myself to create an accessory that will make my favorite soaps bars more efficient. Thus Sud Stud was born, and here we are, on Kickstarter project number two...



Reduce Bacteria with SudStud:

Anti-bacterial silicone dries quickly to eliminate germs.
Anti-bacterial silicone dries quickly to eliminate germs.

Clean Deeper with SudStud:

Produce 250% more suds with less friction than before.
Produce 250% more suds with less friction than before.

Scrub Better with SudStud:

One side for exfoliation, the other more for sensitive skin.
One side for exfoliation, the other more for sensitive skin.

Save Money with SudStud:

Your typical bar of soap lasts  5x longer than before.
Your typical bar of soap lasts 5x longer than before.

Not Just for Soap Bars:

Place a few drops of liquid body wash to get the same effect.
Place a few drops of liquid body wash to get the same effect.

SudStud changes the traditional ways of body cleaning by creating a simple to use shower and accessory:

Sud Stud fits a variety of soap shapes and sizes.
Sud Stud fits a variety of soap shapes and sizes.

Sud Stud can easily expand over 200%, so it can easily fit almost any 6-8 ounce soap bar whether it's from a homemade soap brand or a larger soap manufacturer.

If your soap is larger or irregular in shape than a 'standard' bar, we'd recommend cutting larger soaps in half so that you only use part inside Sud Stud.

By cutting in half, it helps those larger and likely more expensive soaps to last even longer (save more money) since you're not exposing the whole bar to running water!


SudStud may look simple; however, every aspect from its size, shape, pillars, and reservoir have a uniquely engineered purpose:

As outlined in the 72-second video above, I spent quite a bit of time to fully comprehend what the current marketplace options for soap accessories are and the pros/cons of each a loofah puff, natural loofah, bristle brush, and few less popular options that became the basis of how to engineer SudStud.

By first glance, SudStud may look rather simple, but as you'll see below, there is quite a bit of complexity with every unique engineering aspect from the shape, size, and material being considered to create the optimal shower accessory, no matter what type of soap you choose to use with it. 


A Simple, Yet Complicated Design:

After countless iterations and revisions to my prototypes, you'll find some important highlights below regarding the design and engineering of the final production model:

  • Size — Optimally sized to fit the most common soap bar sizes with the ability to adapt to a larger or smaller without much effect on the overall efficiency of Sud Stud's features. 
  • Shape — Hexagonal shape is the optimal design for compatibility with the most popular rectangle shaped soap bars while also being compatible with round, square, or other irregular shaped soap bars.
  • Pillars — Internally, you'll find 5 pillars that provide support for the edges and holds the soap in place while also allowing SudStud to maintain form as the bather grips or squeezes while scrubbing.
  • Combs — Patented Honeycomb Grid design reduces friction between soap and skin by 80% that allows one single bar of soap to last 5x longer while also creating 250% more soap suds than a bar alone. 
  • Feet — Externally, 6 circular bumps that allow water to drain and air to flow underneath SudStud after you are done using so the sleeve and soap dry quicker to maintain quality and eliminate bacteria.
  • Materials — Through testing flexibility, durability, drying, cleaning, safety, and cost of commercially available materials, I found Antimicrobial Silicone would perform the best for SudStud's purpose.
  • Textures — In addition to the material used, SudStud also offers two texture types on either side, one for deeper exfoliation and the other for a gentler scrub for those with more sensitive skin types.
  • Reservoir — Covered holes on outer edges of the honeycomb prevents water from escaping and allows the bather to simply tilt or squeeze SudStud to dispense more suds from the reservoir when needed.

SudStud's design reduces your soaps surface area, allowing your soap to last 5x longer.

To finish one soap bar with Sud Stud, a regular soap bar user would have already used 4-5.
To finish one soap bar with Sud Stud, a regular soap bar user would have already used 4-5.

SudStud's design reduces your soaps surface area by 80% from removing direct soap to skin contact, therefore reducing friction and allowing your soap to last 5x longer. 

  • Less Soap Surface Area —Patented Honeycomb comb design reduces soap friction area by 80%, so the soap bar isn't in direct contact with your body, reducing friction tremendously and saving you enormous amounts of soap (money).
  • Fits Popular & Gourmet Soaps —Your fancy schmancy, expensive gourmet soap bars will finally be worth buying as SudStud fits most soaps with its ability to expand up to 200% and adjusts to different shapes whether it be the most popular brands or the fancier gourmet soaps with irregular sizes. 

Increase suds by up to 250% while exfoliating with Sud Stud's patented honeycomb design.

SudStud's patented soft-side and scrub-sided honeycomb pattern allow a water reservoir to form, in turn creating a richer and sudsier lather for a deeper skin cleaning. 

  • Two-Side Exfoliating Clean —With two sides, a soft silicone side for gentler cleaning or scrub-sided for deeper cleaning and removing dead skin cells, SudStud will not irritate your skin over time like bristles.
  • More Soapy Suds, Less Water —SudStud's patented soft-side and scrub-sided honeycomb pattern allow a water reservoir to form, in turn creating a richer and sudsier lather with up to 250% more suds for a deeper skin cleaning while also using less water.
  • Built-In Body Wash Reservoir —By placing a few drops of liquid shower body wash into SudStud's reservoir, it will begin forming lather as you scrub and create a sudsy cleaning machine with nearly any kind of soap types, not just traditional bars.

Flexible and quick to dry, Silicone's anti-microbial properties help it to last through daily use.

SudStud's ultra-soft, flexible silicone is anti-bacterial and eliminates bacteria build-up prevalent in traditional loofahs while awaiting the next use in its humid environment. 

  • Antibacterial Soft Silicone —Unlike traditional shower loofahs, Sud Stud's ultra-soft, flexible silicone is anti-bacterial, eliminating breeding grounds for all kinds of bathroom bacteria bacterium build up simply by the material that it is made of.
  • Quick Drying Easy Cleaning —When not in use, Sud Stud 'feet' prop it up, so it dries itself and the soap quickly by letting water and air underneath; and since silicone is a non-porous material, you can clean Sud Stud by submerging in boiling water to thoroughly sanitize.
  • Not Just For Showering —SudStud was first and foremost designed for a smoother, deeper, and more efficient cleaning while in the bath or shower but we've also found that its antibacterial properties are a great replacement for ditching your filthy kitchen sink sponge.

One for the kitchen, one for the shower, one for the sink with different colors for different uses, no more mixing up Sud Studs. 


Sud Stud might look simple from the outside, but we made sure every aspect had a purpose.

As you'll see, I took quite some time to address every aspect of our current soap bar options to engineer an awesome solution.

After countless iterations and revisions to my prototypes, you'll find some important highlights below regarding the design and engineering of the final production model:

From interior support pillars, sizing, reservoirs, all the way to the shape, everything on your Sud Stud is designed with a purpose to help you clean better, save money, and reduce bacteria cultivation. 


Hi Kickstarter, my name is Dale, and I'm the founder of Silli Co. Silli Co is a play on the word "Silicone" and "Company." 

Hi, I'm Dale Lin, Inventor of SudStud
Hi, I'm Dale Lin, Inventor of SudStud

My goal is to develop fun and unique products that solve problems, big or small. I've used soap bars my whole life. But it wasn't until recently that I discovered that soap bars don't  clean as well as other products. 

As a stubborn millennial, instead of searching for alternative soap products, I decided to design one that allows me to use my favorite soap bars. Thus Sud Stud was born! 

I'm an inventor and entrepreneur, and I've ran a very successful Kickstarter campaign in the past. The product was called "Revoq". Outside of Kickstarter, I've ran my own e-commerce business for the past 5 years. 


Sud Stud's Roadmap:

Over the past 5 years, I've accrued over $3 million in revenue and fulfilled hundreds of thousands of products, and this taught me a lot about manufacturing and supply chain.

Additionally, the entrepreneurial experience has given me the training to bring together the right people to make the project happen:

Risks and challenges

We are confident to bring this product to you within the time frame that we set. But of course, there are always things that are out of our control. If there are any issues along the process, we will be sure to be as transparent as possible with our customers. We greatly appreciate your trust in us, and we hope to provide you with product that keeps on giving.

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