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Ultimate Guide to the Best Bath Towels

Ultimate Guide to the Best Bath Towels

Finding the best bath towels can be a challenge. Although it may seem like a small task, finding the best bath towels can be imperative to your comfort and help you maintain healthy skin, among other things. Indeed, while some towels are great for decoration purposes, others are perfect for things such as absorption and more. Nevertheless, most of us purchase a variety of towels for a wide variety of uses. The following guide will help you select the perfect bath towels for your needs.

Size Matters

First, one of the top factors to be aware of is the size of the towel. Having extra material can be comforting while having too little material can be a recipe for disaster. Make sure you purchase a towel that is big enough to wrap around your body at least once. The average person wraps themselves in a towel before fully drying off. If your towels are too small, you won't be able to comfortably dry your body after washing.

Weight and Density

Furthermore, in addition to the size of the towel, the weight of it can also play a factor. Lighter weight towels are likely to be less absorbent as they have less material to complete this function. On the other hand, while heavier towels are typically much more absorbent, they also take much longer to dry. If the towels are for drying off, make sure they are fairly absorbent. However, if they are for decoration, you may want to get lighter weight towels. That way, in case someone uses them to dry something without your knowledge, they won't end up with mildew due to not being dried properly. Furthermore, the stitching also matters. For instance, towels with denser loops tend to be more absorbent.

Color Choice

The color of towels can also be important for an array of reasons. Colors are also known to have psychological benefits. While colors such as red are associated with causing fear or panic, earth and neutral tones are associated with helping people to calm down. Lastly, if you use your towels for decoration, you may want to use color schemes that coincide with the time of year. For instance, earth tones are great for fall, while bright colors are perfect for spring and summer.

Pay Attention to Care Instructions

All towels have care instructions. However, they may not necessarily be conducive to your present lifestyle. For instance, if the towel requires cold water laundering only, but you only wash your clothes in warm water, you will have to decide if the towels you're choosing are special enough to deserve to be washed alone.

Material Matters

You will obviously want to pay special attention to the material as well. While some are great for absorption, others are not. Moreover, while some may be extremely soft to the touch, others may be coarse and rough. It all boils down to where you purchase your towels and the overall quality of the products being sold. For instance, towels made from HygroCotton® are incredibly soft and absorbent. A type of cotton that features a special hollow core, HygroCotton® helps to regulate temperatures and is designed to become progressively softer, fluffier, and more absorbent after each and every wash.

Read the Reviews

Last but not least, the internet can be instrumental in helping you find the best towel for you. By reading the reviews for specific types of towels, you will be able to better assess whether the towel is right for you. While you may not have the time to read a ton of reviews before purchasing, just take some time to see what the most common reviews are before moving forward. For instance, if most people are saying a towel is a great quality and durable, this is likely a towel that will stand the test of time. Similarly, if the reviews are mostly positive, this means it met or exceeded the expectations of the buyers. 
Overall, finding the best towel for your needs does not have to be difficult. Just be sure to check things such as material, size, color, and weight, and if all else fails, be sure to check the reviews.