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Why Turkish Towels Are Trending

Updated: Jun 19, 2021

Whether you call them Turkish, Peshtemal, Hammam, or Fouta towels, users love them because they’re made from premium Turkish cotton which actually gets softer, fluffier, and more absorbent with each wash. The lightweight, cotton, flat-weave towels may not look like anything special at first but but oh, they are!

Although the Turkish towel is fairly new to America, it does have a very rich cultural background. Being around many centuries gave different cultures a chance to find other uses for this common household item. From bathrooms, beaches, hammams, to camping, it is still an essential item in Mediterranean and finding more uses as it gains popularity. In past 10 years they have been gaining notoriety around the world for their great style and unique features.

Why are they so special? The towel's construction and unique material makes it thin, quick-drying, multipurpose, and standing out from traditional towel. Because it dries quickly, it does not hold any humidity, which can create an unwanted smell which is a common problem with other towels. They are extremely absorbent, thanks to long, soft cotton fibers that make up the weave, and that allows them to dry much quicker than than any fluffy towel.

The Turkish towel is also compact; so compact that they can roll up to the size of a closed, compact umbrella so they can be stuffed and squished into any gap in your luggage or carry-on. In addition to being very easy to carry around, the classy look of the towels make for great style or even for decoration around the house or villa.

All in all, the Turkish towel deserves to be considered as a great alternative to the traditional towel. Along with its many amenities, their practicality make them a great buy you will be happy you made!

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