HabitAware’s smart bracelet Keen2 can curb your compulsive habits

HabitAware’s smart bracelet Keen2 can curb your compulsive habits

November 20, 2020

HabitAware has created a smart bracelet called Keen2 that it hopes will help people curb their compulsive habits. It is available for preorder today.

Most people have at least one habit they feel self-conscious about, but about one in 20 (22 million people) have body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs) — compulsive habits like nail-biting (onychophagia), hairpulling (trichotillomania), and skin picking (dermatillomania)

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HabitAware Keen Sizing Guide

Not sure which size is right for you?

It's important that Keen has a snug fit on your wrist. Here's a quick guide to help you decide which bracelet size to order:


Keen2


Sporty Keen (original)