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WHAT ARE TURKISH TOWELS?
Turkish towels are sometimes called Peshtemal, Hammam, or Fouta. They originated in Turkey as a tradition when having a "Turkish" bath. These towels are made from high quality cotton & weaved on tradition looms with various colours and thickness. Due to the fine weave, they are made to be thin and lightweight however, highly absorbent which wicks the water away from the body. This also means they dry super-fast.
WHAT SIZE ARE YOUR TURKISH TOWELS?
So glad you asked about the size! Our towels are 180 cm in length and 100 cm in width. This means you have most of your body lying on a towel. Nothing worse than having your legs hanging off the end of the towel, that's why we have the size that works! How's that for size!!!
WHY BUY A TURKISH TOWEL?
I can't believe this is a legit question.....Where do I start?...Light, compact, they pack up small and just a few of the many reasons why you would purchase a Turkish Towel. They are great for travelling or keeping in the gym bag as they aren't as bulky as a tradition beach or bathroom towel. Because they dry really fast it’s a lot more convenient to have a dry towel all the time. So long wet and musty towels!
WHAT DO YOU DO WITH A TURKISH TOWEL?
Gym Towel, Beach Towel, Sarong, Travel Towel the list is endless. Why not roll it up & use as a pillow? You'll find heaps of uses for your new Turkish Towel. We recently used it as a scarf in the Australian winter.
WHY TURKISH COTTON?
Turkish cotton is ideal for towels, grown in the Aegean region in Turkey its some of the finest cotton around. Not only is it hardier and tough it’s also super soft on the skin & will get softer & more absorbent with each wash cycle. It will also stay fresh if its damp when packing away, not like a normal towel that stays damp.
DO YOU HAVE STORES?
Turkish Towel Co is 100% online only, this means we can pass our savings onto you our consumer. to offer the best quality products, at the best quality price. We do have plans to take over the world one day so you never know! Just because we don't have a store doesn't mean you cant speak to anyone, simply use our live chat or email 24/7 & will be in touch, like you and your towel, we are real.
TURKISH TOWEL CO PRICING?
We run an "Everyday Low Pricing" model, we aren't in the game of having a sale everyday or marking things up to mark them down. That's why we offer the best price all day errrryday along with the service to back it up. We don't run a price match policy nor do we promote we are the cheapest. We have the best quality product at the best possible price we can offer. Our only policy is "If you don't love it, you can keep it for free*" we stand by our products or lay on them.
ARE TURKISH TOWEL CO'S TOWELS ABSORBENT?
Glad you asked, yes super absorbent. We recommend washing your new Turkish towel a few times before you will get its best performance. The reason for this as it makes the cotton super soft & therefore becomes more absorbent. You might be used to the big bulky towel you’re currently using so don't stress, you'll need a few beach runs to get used to it.
WHERE ARE TURKISH TOWEL CO'S PRODUCTS MADE?
All our products are made from the original source Turkey. We have been sourcing the finest materials for a few years now and forever assessing the quality we receive whilst making sure all our products withhold our standards. Turkey for the win!
WHAT SIZES DO YOU HAVE?
Most of our towels are 180 x 100. This can increase or decrease depending on the style of towel you choose to purchase. Simply check the product description to make sure of the correct size. As a standard 180cm x 100cm is the perfect fit. Our throw rugs for are example larger so it does depend on the style.
DO YOU USE OEKO- TEX PRODUCTS?
Yes, all our cotton's are Oeko-Tex certified & we pride our self on using the best materials available to market. Oeko-Tex is a worldwide consistent testing and certification system for textile products.
DOES THE COLOUR RUN IN MY NEW TURKISH TOWEL?
No, the colour won’t run in your new Turkish Towel, it can fade from long periods of sun use however that will take a while.
HOW DO I CARE FOR MY TOWEL?
We recommend keeping your towel clean at all possible times, you don't need to wash them as much & can roll them up ready for next use. Try and limit the amount of washing as it can turn the tassels into threads. If this happens you can simply twist & re-knot them. It’s pretty hard to beat them & you'll have it for a long time.
ARE THEY ECO FRIENDLY?
Yes, everything we do in our business we try and be as ecofriendly as possible, right down to the paper we print on.
HOW LONG WILL A TURKISH TOWEL LAST?
It all comes down to how much you love your towel, treat it right it will love you for ever! We use the highest-grade materials to ensure you get the most out of your Turkish Towel.
WILL MY TOWEL SHRINK?
No, they won’t shrink. Some of our towels are designed & pre-washed to ensure this doesn't happen. Don't worry, you won’t lose it in the washing machine.
WHAT OTHER USES CAN I DO WITH MY TOWEL?
There are literally endless uses for a Turkish Towel. Gym, Shower, Beach, Yoga, Bath, Pilates, Sarong, Scarf, blanket on the plane, pillow or laundry bag. Why not even use it as a picnic blanket?
HOW QUICK IS YOUR SHIPPING?
Super-fast! We use the Australia Post network & ship all orders before 2pm every day. We are confident you'll have your towel in no time. We aim for two-3 days in your hand however, sometimes this is out of our control. Australia Post has never let us down you'll see your parcel leave from the Sunshine Coast beaches all the way to your door. We also offer express shipping for an addition fee for a next day delivery, if you're in the right delivery window.
I NEED TO ASK YOU A QUESTION?
Feel free to get in touch via live chat or email, we will get back to you within the hour if we aren't at the beach that is, testing new Turkish Towels.
INTEREST FREE PAYMENTS
We have teamed up with the crew at After pay to offer you direct debit interest free payments. Simply choose your product & at checkout select after pay & the team will do the rest. Will ship your towel that day & you'll simply pay your towel over the select period. No interest at all, jump on over the Afterpay website to find out more.
ARE TURKISH TOWELS BETTER?
Obviously yes, we understand you might be a little nervous of letting go of your current beach towel. That's why we are more than happy to help you along they was because we to, found our self in this position. Couple of things to note: Turkish Towel are lightweight and pack away super small. They dry super fast compared to your normal beach towel, along with the weave being so fine sand wont get in! These are just a few reasons why Turkish towels are better.
WHAT IS A PESTEMAL TOWEL?
Tradition Turkish Towels are called many things, Pestemal, Hammam towel being amongst the main 2 types however, both are essentially the same. It's a flat woven authentic bath towel, made of Turkish cotton that was used in Turkish Bath houses throughout the ages. Whilst relatively new to our beaches people have been loving these style of towels for decades.
Turkish towels, also known as Peshtemal towels, are luxurious, soft and absorbent. These towels are made of high-quality cotton and have a unique texture that makes them different from regular towels. However, to keep them in their best condition, it's important to follow the right washing instructions.
Here's how to wash your Turkish towels to keep them looking and feeling great:
Check the Care Label: Before washing, be sure to check the care label on your Turkish towel. This will give you specific information on how to wash and care for the towel.
Choose the Right Detergent: Select a mild detergent that is suitable for delicate fabrics. Avoid using harsh detergents or bleach, as these can damage the delicate fibers of your Turkish towel.
Use Cold Water: Always wash your Turkish towels in cold water. Hot water can shrink the towels and cause the fibers to break down.
Wash Separately: To avoid snagging or lint transfer, wash your Turkish towels separately from other items.
Hang to Dry: Avoid putting Turkish towels in the dryer, as high heat can cause shrinkage and damage to the fibers. Instead, hang your towels to air dry. If you need to speed up the drying process, you can use a low heat setting on your dryer for a short time.
By following these simple steps, you can keep your Turkish towels looking and feeling great. Whether you use them in the bathroom, at the beach, or as a decorative accent, they will add a touch of luxury to your daily routine.