Materials Used in Bath Towels

By | October 17, 2011

There is a great demand for towels made of many popular materials for various purposes. Towels are a necessity at places like homes, hospitals, public places, organizations, hotels etc. They serve as a means to absorb moisture on the body. A towel brings touch, color and texture. They are available in different sizes and colors. Apart from looking good, they should also make feel good when used.

Some popular types of materials used in bath towels are:

Cotton: Cotton bath sheets function well, they provide comfort, assure softness and quality. The best cotton bath towels are thick, has long and densely packed piles or loops which enables to absorb water efficiently.

Egyptian Cotton: Egypt is a producer of extra long staple cotton. Egyptian cotton towels are one of the most popular bath towels. They are luxurious and soft.

Supima cotton: Supima cotton is also an extra long staple cotton which is extremely soft and durable.

Turkish bath towels are even more absorbent, softer and thicker. These attributes make them more comfortable. They become softer after a few washes. As the quantity of thread is more, the towel is more soft and luxury.

Synthetic towels
have cotton garments mixed, but can not be compared with the softness, quality and durability of 100% cotton and Turkish towels.

Microfiber is a tightly woven, soft and lightweight synthetic fiber usually made from a combination of rayon, polyester, acrylic or nylon. Microfibers are very thin, hence more fibers are required to make bath towels to enhance water absorbency.

Choosing a bath towel depends on the taste, comfort and quality needs of the user. If an expensive and quality bath towel is purchased, it benefits you to use it for more number of days and also it looks thick, fluffy.