These are so comfortable and work just like advertised
Confitex for Men Trunks with Everyday Absorbency provide comfort and confidence to men experiencing minor bladder leaks throughout the day, when exercising or during exertion.
Available in iron grey, they look and feel like ordinary underwear, with no external branding so you can get changed at the gym with no-one the wiser. They’re made from light premium-quality fabric to minimise tell-tale seams and ensure breathability and comfort.
What sets them apart from other
is a moulded pouch lined with Confitex’s patented textile, which has been lab-verified hyper-absorbent, leakproof, odour-resistant, breathable, durable and free of potentially harmful substances. Read more on our blog.
The slimline 2mm/.08 inch thick pouch of Confitex for Men Everyday Absorbency underwear has been independently lab-verified to
/1.7 fl oz. Read reviews.
Because of their superior absorbency, Confitex for Men underwear may take longer to dry than your usual laundry. But the good news is that, unlike most other brands, they can be safely tumble-dried – a bonus for busy lives!
Why choose Confitex for Men?
✓ Superior absorbency and leakproofing – read the lab-test results
✓ No external branding, visible bulk or uncomfortable centre-front seam
✓ Reusable to save you money and disposal dilemmas
✓ Comfortable, breathable, hypoallergenic and gentle on your skin
✓ Lab-verified odour-resistant
✓ Machine washable and tumble dryable – unlike most other brands!
✓ More eco-friendly and sustainable than single-use guards and shields
✓ Verified free of potentially harmful PFOS and PFOA chemicals
✓ Easy online order and delivery to your door
✓ Discreet ‘normal’ underwear design and packaging
✓ Free shipping within NZ on orders over $140
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Not sure which Confitex for Men trunks are right for you?
Read other men’s experiences and product reviews on our blog.
See how our underwear compares with single-use guards and shields. Different people have different needs, so individual results may vary. Many of our new customers like to buy one pair to trial in the privacy of their home, then once they know they’ve got the right size and absorbency they come back to buy multiple pairs.
Kevin's review of the new Confitex for Men range
“I have found them most comfortable. Not having a centre front seam allowed me to wear them under my Lycra walking strides. The sheerness of the cloth kept me cool, and I felt very secure even when I did have leakage. They are the bee’s knees when it comes to keeping one dry. I was most impressed. A great product, well worth the cost.”
Tem’s review of the new Confitex for Men range
“I received the new underwear today and they are awesome. They are so good I would like to purchase more. I wore them out walking tonight and I forgot I had them on. I couldn’t do that with the old version as they got too hot. You guys have a cool product. They are fantastic.”
Kal’s story: Embarrassing drips and dribbles
“The reality is that after you hit 50 you realise your body’s not what it was. I don’t have any real health issues and I try to make it to the gym regularly, but things are definitely changing.
“I have to say, no guy ever talks about it. It’s a private thing. There are times during the day, at the gym or maybe at work sitting at my desk, that I notice an involuntary release of urine. It’s not much but you don’t want that happening. It’s a bit embarrassing, but I don’t feel like it’s a medical condition that I need to get help for.
“I was given the Confitex Everyday undies as part of a trial – from a friend of a friend. They wanted normal guys to test them.
“They are just like the trunks that I usually wear – maybe not quite as stylish as, say, Calvin Kleins, but very good quality, soft, light and very comfortable. Being picky you notice that the front has a slightly bigger pouch, but actually I like that you get a bit more support down there, which feels good.
“At the beginning I felt a bit self-conscious wearing them – I mean, who pees in their pants? But I have come to really like them and now I always go for the Confitex when I go to the gym.
“They look a bit techie on the inside and are just a dark grey with no branding – so my wife actually has no idea, which is good because she does our washing. And they can also go in the dryer, so again, she has no idea.
“When my friend’s friend approached me again and asked if I’d trial some more styles for comfort, I naturally said yes. So that gave me a few pairs as a start, and I notice these are now the undies I reach for each morning. I’ve noticed that I feel more psychologically secure when I wear them – that I’m covered against any mishap, it is mentally freeing.
“Leakproof undies are not the sort of thing I would’ve thought about ferreting out and buying for myself – not in a million years – but now I’ve tried them I’m sold. Also, being online, they’re something you can buy privately and no one is ever going to know. So yes, I can absolutely recommend them.”
Confitex for Men Trunks with Everyday Absorbency offer light protection against minor drips and dribbles throughout the day. For many men this occurs when they cough, sneeze, laugh, lift something heavy or exercise.
If you currently don’t use absorbent underwear but you want to safeguard against leaks and odor, or if you use single-use products such as Depend for Men Shields or Tena Men Protective Shields, you may like Confitex for Men Trunks with Everyday Absorbency.
If you have a higher level of leakage and use heavier shields, you may prefer to try our Trunks with Extra Absorbency.
If you have little or no bladder control, we’re sorry our underwear will not meet your needs.
To provide transparency and guidance in a largely unregulated industry characterised by unsubstantiated absorbency claims, we commissioned leading international standards laboratory UL to subject our products to stringent testing. Testing showed that Confitex for Men Trunks with Everyday Absorbency absorb at least 50ml of liquid at a speed of at least 0.52 ml/sec. (In fact, the total absorbency verified by UL was substantially higher than this, but we have chosen to more accurately reflect the volume that can be accommodated without leakage in a real-life situation that allows for gravity, movement and compression.) Click here for the full results.
Wondering how our underwear compare to disposable shields and guards? We commissioned independent standards testing laboratory UL* to test them against leading single-use paper products. Here's where they fit on a scale of absorbency.
* The following is a graphic depiction of comparative results based on UL Laboratories testing of Confitex and selected leading brands of single-use absorbent liners and pads undertaken January-April 2020.
To work effectively, it’s important that your underwear fits snugly. We strongly advise that you measure yourself before ordering, rather than just guessing.
Our sizing categories (S, XL etc) are based on the same international standards as Calvin Klein underwear and can be used as a general guide, but actual measurements are more likely to result in the perfect fit.
Many of our new customers like to buy one pair to trial in the privacy of their home, then once they know they’ve got the right size and absorbency they come back to buy multiple pairs.
Measure around your waist, keeping tape parallel with the floor, then consult our chart.
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UNDERWEAR: 92% VISCOSE, 8% ELASTANE. ABSORBENT TEXTILE: 97% POLYESTER, 3% ELASTANE. CRAFTED WITH CARE FOR 100% CONFIDENCE.
Our leakproof absorbent underwear can be hand or machine washed just like your ordinary underwear – and because they contain our patented leakproof textile instead of the layer of PU plastic used by most other brands, if you don't have the time or inclination to hang them on the washing line you can safely pop them in the tumble dryer instead without impacting their leakproof performance (the plastic layer in other brands tends to shrink and warp in the dryer, leading to leaks). They can also be dried in an airing closet or on an indoor drying rack or heated towel rail. They’ll dry faster if turned inside out, and will take about the same amount of time to dry as a pair of thick sports socks.
Wash and dry before use to activate fibres for full absorbency. Turn inside out to rinse after use, then wash on delicate cycle below 40°C/105°F, or hand wash separately if you prefer. Do not bleach, do not use fabric conditioner, do not dry clean. Dry away from direct sunlight or tumble dry on low heat. For further instructions see our FAQs.
Frequently asked questions
Which level of absorbency do I need?
One man in five lives with unexpected little leaks, often as a result of ageing, injury or health issues such as prostate cancer.
Confitex for Men Trunks with Everyday Absorbency are designed to help men living with light leakage. If you have moderate leakage you may prefer to try our Trunks with Extra Absorbency. Some men like to have a few of each on hand to meet their lifestyle needs, whether at home, exercising, or when they require extra reassurance. If you have little or no bladder control, we’re sorry our underwear will not meet your needs. Please discuss your options with your health professional or carer.
What colours are available?
We currently manufacture Confitex for Men Trunks with Everyday Absorbency in iron grey with a black contrast waistband. Our Confitex for Men Trunks with Extra Absorbency come in black with a grey contrast waistband. This makes it easy to find the level you need in your drawer.
What sizes are available?
We currently manufacture Confitex for Men Trunks in sizes S to 2XL. See our Size Guide for details.
Are they cost-effective?
Designed to be worn again and again, Confitex for Men trunks can be thrown in the washing machine and tumble dryer and have been lab-tested to withstand as many washing and drying cycles as ordinary underwear. They cost about the same as a pair of Calvin Kleins and last just as long!
How long do they take to dry?
Our absorbent underwear can be hand or machine washed just like your ordinary underwear – and because they contain our patented leakproof textile instead of the layer of PU plastic used by most other brands, you can safely pop them in the tumble dryer without impacting their leakproof performance. They can also be dried in an airing closet or on an indoor drying rack. They will take a little longer than ordinary underwear to dry – about the same as a pair of thick sports socks.
Why wouldn’t I use disposable guards or shields instead?
Many men prefer the convenience, comfort and discretion of wearing ordinary fabric underwear with the absorbency built in. They also tell us they’re saving money by not having to buy single-use guards and shields each week, and they prefer the discretion of ordering our underwear online, rather than having to brave the supermarket checkout. It also saves them the inconvenience of having to dispose of used guards and shields in the workplace or public toilets. We know our trunks are life-changing because men tell us so all the time – read some of their stories here. And Confitex for Men trunks are also an environmentally friendly solution to life’s little leaks as you won’t be sending wads of plastic-lined guards and shields to the landfill each week. Find out more on our blog.
How do I apply for ACC funding?
Where your injury was caused by an accident (such as medical misadventure) and has been accepted for ACC cover, ACC may be able to fund your Confitex products.
Please talk to your ACC recovery team member, or contact ACC’s claims team (who will be able to access Confitex products via their Onelink catalogue) about applying for funding for our products. You will need to have your claim number ready.
More questions? See our Frequently Asked Questions section here.
For orders over NZ$140 shipping within New Zealand is free.
For orders under NZ$140 shipping within New Zealand is NZ$6.90
Please allow an estimated delivery time of five working days (items may take longer to get to you during busy periods and public holidays). Please be aware that disruptions to supply chains as a result of Covid-19, which are beyond Confitex’s control, may further impact and delay deliveries. We will do everything we can to get your products to you in a timely fashion.
Orders are sent via Courier Post tracked.
For deliveries to Australia, USA or UK and Europe please click the flag icon in our website footer to order from your local website.
Our deliveries arrive in discreet plain paper packaging or courier bags.
Please ensure that you supply us with your full and correct shipping address. Note that a physical street address is required and that PO Box or Private Bag numbers are not accepted.
Once you have placed your order you will receive a confirmation email. We recommend checking this carefully to make sure the correct items have been ordered.
Due to the intimate, personal nature of Confitex products, for hygiene reasons Confitex cannot offer returns or refunds. Confitex may, however, at its sole discretion, elect to accept a return or refund if the protective hygiene sticker has not been removed and/or reattached. Customers are strongly advised to check suitability and specifications of products before ordering.
In instances where Confitex agrees to exchange the product for another available style, size or absorbency, then with prior agreement the product needs to be returned to Confitex's warehouse (at the Customer’s cost) in its original pristine condition together with wash bag packaging and label within 30 days of delivery of your order.
In instances where, from time to time, products are offered on sale or at discounted prices, all products are final sale and may not be exchanged, returned or refunded for any reason.
If you have any queries about Confitex products or your order, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
These are so comfortable and work just like advertised
Great fit keeps the boys where they belong
Just like normal underwear
They bring a confidence that I did not have with the stick to your underwear shields that seemed to be "off location" at times. The drips, small leaks are captured and i feel dry all day. No more damps spots on my pants show up.
Having tried various other products after having had a major cancer op I have found these almost perfect in terms of leakage control especially when sleeping or when heavy lifting is required. For men one major problem is retaining the penis in a position that stops embarrassing side leakage and these products have sufficient cupping to effectively achieve this. Highly recommend.
Life changing experience is all I can say
Look just like a normal brief - yet do the job beautifully.
Lack of colour choice. Otherwise excellent.
very comfortable, perfect fit...so much better than the pads. Confidence booster when it comes to the locker room visibility, i don't feel like i have to hide when wearing continence control under garments. Greatly appreciate this product...