Turkish Towel Hacks

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Turkish towels good?

Turkish towels are seriously good! Picture this: they're made with a unique weaving technique that crafts a fabric that's both lightweight and incredibly durable. What's awesome about them is their knack for being super soft, crazy absorbent, and drying faster than you'd expect. It's like they've got this perfect balance that makes people swear by them in all sorts of situations.

Is Turkish cotton good for towels?

Turkish cotton is a game-changer for towels. The secret sauce? Those long fibers that make these towels feel plush, extra soft, and super absorbent. Even after a bunch of washes, they keep that luxurious feel intact.

Why are Turkish towels so expensive?

Well, these towels aren’t your average ones. They use top-quality materials like that premium Turkish cotton, plus there's this whole specialized weaving thing that goes into making them. And sometimes, it's the craftsmanship or the brand that adds to the cost. But hey, for many, the superior quality totally justifies the price.

Are Turkish towels worth it?

Absolutely! They might be a bit pricier than your run-of-the-mill towels, but trust me, they earn their keep. The quality, the durability, and all the ways you can use them make them a total win for many folks.

Are Turkish towels the best?

Well, calling something "the best" can be pretty subjective, but these Turkish towels tend to get a lot of love. It's probably because they offer this fantastic combo of absorbency, softness, and versatility that has folks raving about them.

What are Turkish towels?

Turkish towels are sometimes called Peshtemal, Hammam, or Fouta. They originated in Turkey and were a tradition when having a "Turkish" bath. These towels are made from high quality cotton and weaved on tradition looms, using various colours and thickness. Due to the fine weave they are made to be thin and lightweight however, highly absorbent wicking water away from the body. This also means they dry super fast.

What are Turkish towels called?

Depending on where you are, they go by different names like pestemal, fouta, or hammam towels. Each name usually hints at their roots or traditional use in Turkish baths, which is pretty cool.

Why buy a Turkish towel?

I can't believe this is a legit question.....Where do I start? They are light, compact and pack up small, but these are only a few of the reasons why you need to purchase a Turkish Towel. They are great for travelling or keeping in the gym bag because they aren't as bulky as a tradition beach or bathroom towel. They dry really fast, so you have a dry towel all the time for convenience. So long wet and musty towels! These are only just a few of the many reasons why you would purchase a Turkish towel. Check out our blog post for some more great ideas!

Are Turkish towels better?

Compared to your regular towels, Turkish towels are in a league of their own. They're like the MVPs of towel town because they soak up water lightning-fast, dry quickly, and can take a beating without losing their quality. Plus, they're not just for drying off – you can use them as beach wraps, picnic spreads, or even as a stylish addition to your home decor.

What do you do with a Turkish towel?

Gym towel, beach towel, sarong, travel towel, the list and uses are endless. Why not roll it up and use as a pillow? You'll find heaps of uses for your new Turkish towel. We use it as a scarf in the Australian winter. Check out our Instagram for some inspo.

How do I care for my towel?

As you can imagine, it gets lonely in the cupboard so we recommend taking your towel to the beach often. If you keep your towel clean at all possible times, you don't need to wash them as much and can roll them up ready for next use. Try and limit the amount of washing as it can turn the tassels into threads. It's best to tighten them before throwing them in the wash. If this does happen, you can simply twist and re-knot them. It’s pretty hard to beat them and you'll have it for a long time.

When washing, please wash with detergent on low spin. You can add vinegar to the wash cycle for extra softness.

Can i tumble dry my towel?

Turkish towels can go in the dryer however, make sure to use a low heat as to much heat can impact the cotton thread and damage Turkish cotton. To much heat does cause them to get less dry and soft. P.S don't forget to tighten the tassel.

Does the colour run in my new Turkish towel?

No, the colour wont run on your new Turkish Towel, it can fade from long periods of sun use however that will take a lifetime of beach vibes. 

Why Turkish cotton?

Turkish cotton is ideal for towels, especially when it’s been grown in the Aegean region in Turkey, it’s also some of the finest natural cotton around. Not only is it hardier and tough, it’s also super soft on the skin & will get softer and 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. Our towels come pre-washed, so they are already naturally soft straight out of the bag.

Are Turkish towels absorbent?

They're absorbent like you wouldn't believe! These towels use top-notch Turkish cotton and this special weaving style that just slurps up moisture like nobody's business. That's why they're not just great for drying off after a bath or shower but also perfect for beach days or pool hangouts.

How long will a Turkish towel last?

It all comes down to how much you love your towel, treat it right it and it will love you for ever! We also use the highest-grade materials to ensure you get the most out of your Turkish Towel, so look, you’ll be in love for ever.

We had our towels tested and they passed with flying colours, so head over to our product testing page for all the results.

Will my towel shrink?

No, they won’t shrink. Our towels are designed and pre-washed to ensure this doesn't happen. Don't worry, you won’t lose it in the washing machine either.

What are Turkish towels made of?

Think primo Turkish cotton or sometimes a blend with bamboo. These materials, combined with old-school weaving methods, give Turkish towels that unique texture and performance that people go crazy for.

What are Turkish towels used for?

Oh, they're multitasking masters! Sure, they do the towel job amazingly well, but they're also beachside heroes, picnic essentials, and stylish accents for your home. You can even use them as wraps or sarongs – they're that versatile!