Experience the sensual softness of 100 percent rayon from bamboo with this silky bath towel set that comes in various color options. Featuring an absorbency that surpasses cotton, this luxurious towel set is the perfect finishing touch to a warm bath....more
Enjoy the sensual softness of rayon from bamboo with this luxurious bath towel set. These towels provide an elegant soft and silky touch combined with absorbency that surpasses cotton.
Set includes: Two bath towels, two hand towels and two washcloths
Color options: Au natural, black, butterscotch, chocolate, light blue, ecru, grey, kiwi, blue, orange, pure white, purple, red tangerine, sage green
Materials: 100-percent rayon from bamboo
Care instructions: Machine washable
The perfect finishing touch to a warm, comforting bath
Bath towel: 30 inches wide x 56 inches long
Hand towel: 15 inches wide x 30 inches long
Wash cloth: 13 inches wide x 13 inches long
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I love bamboo sheets so I wanted to try the towels, but I was a bit worried after reading the reviews that some people felt they were too thin or not absorbent. For the record, these towels are a nice thickness, maybe slightly thinner than an average decent quality towel but 30% heavier in weight. They are very soft & silky feeling. I tried them Before washing, lots of lint. I washed & dried them as directed in cool water on delicate but I did use a dry ball to see it that would make them fluffier but took them out just before they were fully dry (Never use fabric softener in detergent or dryer for towels or they won't absorb as well). I did wash them separately from other clothes this first time. Only had about 1/4 lint in my trap & 95% of lint gone when using towel, next washing will likely get rid of any further lint issue.
They Are very absorbent, but in a different way than cotton. They don't seem to grab the water as fast in the beginning but they absorb more the wetter they get, like a travel towel but better. And they do dry much quicker, no musty odor, but they feel slightly slippery when dry so I can see why some people mistakenly think they're still wet. If you can't get over that, a mix of bamboo & cotton may be best for you.
The material is more delicate than cotton, got a tiny fuzzy, so I won't use a dry ball again to make them last longer. Like silk, I think the material is strong overall, but weaker to cuts & abrasions. It Does pull more than cotton, BUT since the material is very silky, you can use a pin or darning needle to "fix/even out" the pulls! I was afraid to cut them for fear the towel would unravel (I've never been able to fix pulls in cotton towels, I just trim them & cotton is "rougher/stickier" so it doesn't unravel).
I"m not sure how durable they'll be compared to cotton, but I love the softness & quick dry odor control, so I'm very happy with them!
P.S. I got the Blue, but knew from a prior review that the color was not as pictured, so I wasn't disappointed when it came as a medium light grey blue that was still pretty (I just wanted a little color to hide stains, etc.). It would have been nice to have the brighter color as pictured & unfortunate that the colors aren't accurately depicted. But overall I'm very happy with Overstock prices & quality.
Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
from San Francisco Bay Area, CA,
Jul 16, 2012
I love bamboo products. I have Bamboo sheets and have been lookibng for bamboo towels a long time. They are often expensive but these towels are a great value priced fairly and the softest towel I have ever felt. Keep in mind material is super absorbent so towels are thinner than cotton but it does not matter they do a great job! The color is as pictured and beautiful. I love these towles so much after using them a few times I bought more.
The towels were very absorbent and dry quickly. I am using them on our RV and quick drying is pretty important. They are not thick and luxurious, however. The softness of these towels were not as soft as another set of bamboo towels that I purchased from Overstock. Those were really soft. Overall I am happy with this product.
Bought for my mother in law after she found out she was allergic to cotton. The bath towel is very large and covers the whole body. Mom says the towel never feels quite dry, but, she loves the feel of it.
I washed these towels once and started using them. Within a few days golden spots appeared on the bath towel. I have had this happen with another set of towels which weren't 100% cotton and have been told that the dye doesn't hold. I liked the color (kiwi) and thought that they were super absorbent. But, if they continue down this path, they will end up with gold/yellow spots all over them. Totally bummed as they were for a bathroom remodel.
are these machine washable and can they be dried in a standard dryer?kissa on Jun 21, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for your question. Yes, the towels can be washed & dried, in a regular washer and dryer. They need to be washed, as directed, in cool water on the delicate cycle. Have a great day.overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 26, 2013
I GAVE THEM AS A GIFT AND HAVE NO KNOWLEDGE OF THIS FACT.drmayer4171 on May 15, 2014
If no thread count, what is the gram count? on Jul 19, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
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