19 Of The Best Towels You Can Get On Amazon
If you've ever been
not-dry, you need to take a look at these!
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hotel-quality towel set woven with zero-twist yarn so they're soft and absorbent, like a bunch of foldable marshmallows you use to dry off.
This set includes two 27x54-inch bath towels, two 16x28-inch hand towels, and two 13x13-inch washcloths.
Promising review: "These towels are perfect. After washing them twice, they're still in good condition and as soft as they were the first time I used them. Also, they're lightweight and highly absorbent. These towels would be a great gift, and they make me feel like my bathroom is the spa of a five-star hotel." — Daniel
Price: $39.95 (available in 10 colors, and as a single jumbo towel)
A three-pack of microfiber
car-detailing towels to polish your ride into a two-ton mirror. "Hold on, let me look at my front bumper and check if I have food in my teeth."
Promising review: "I use these on my motorcycle and car, and they give them a nice shine with no stress. I also keep them in my kitchen to buff my granite counters and shine my stainless-steel appliances. These are the best microfiber towels I have ever used." — C.A. Eaton
Price: $4.79 (for three 16x24-inch towels)
tropical parrot beach towel for a splash of color on the sand and an eye-catching way to keep that same sand out of your shorts.
Promising review: "My family purchased four of these to take with us on a vacation to Hawaii, and we were really pleased! They're lightweight and easy to throw in a day bag. The material takes a bit to get used to, but, once you see how quickly they dry you, it’s easy to adjust. My kids are sensitive to materials, and they didn’t blink an eye. Great purchase!" — Deal Catcher
Price: $22.99 (for a 39x69-inch towel, also available in three other prints)
A 12-pack of
flour-sack towels with lint-free fabric so they can work overtime as food strainers, embroidery templates, and the reason you never have to buy another paper towel roll.
Promising review: "Best kitchen cloths ever! They soak up water super quick and don't leave lint on your dishes! I searched and searched, and then searched some more, for the best bang-for-your-buck flour-sack towels on Amazon and these are it. Since finding these, I've been on a mission to convert people to these towels; after trying them, they all say they would never go back to regular kitchen towels. My mom used to buy pricey 'drying towels' that only ever seemed to smear water around, but she has since asked me to order these for her. Mission accomplished!" — Kim
Price: $19.99 (towels measure 28x28 inches, and are also available in a 192-pack?!)
Or a roll of
reusable and washable bamboo paper towels that you might accidentally throw out months before they need to be replaced.
Promising review: "My house used to go through a roll, or two, of paper towels per week. Now, a roll of this lasts more than a month, so these towels have significantly cut down on waste and spending. Definitely a great deal and well worth the purchase!" — SAK
hot yoga towel so you have something to roll up in and dry off, after sweating it out in Wounded Peacock Pose.
Promising review: "This is my hands-down favorite hot yoga towel. It's the exact same size as my mat and it doesn't budge during hot yoga, which is all I can ask for. I put it through the washer and dryer in a mesh bag and it cleans up just fine; it hasn't shrunk and the bottom is still grippy. The day I was going to buy more, they took it down and I was DEVASTATED. I needed another one, so I bought a different brand that was semi-similar and I was so disappointed, because it didn't even come close to this one. Then, this towel was available again and I was so relieved! I'm going to buy several more right away, as backups." — Jenna Lynn
Price: $19.99 (for a grippy 24x72-inch towel)
subtly ornate towel set that gives a touch of elegance to the guest bathroom, a room otherwise only given attention to when the whole family rushes inside after a long car ride.
This set includes two 30x52-inch bath towels, two 16x30-inch hand towels, and two 13x13-inch face towels.
Promising review: "I ordered these towels because of the design, and I’m so glad I did. The color is really nice, and design is gorgeous. It’s amazing how much of a difference new towels can make! They give my bathroom a totally new look. Also, I’ve had decorative towels before where the trim part was stiff and scratchy, but that's not the case with these. The design seems to be woven into the towel rather than stitched on, so it’s just as soft as the rest of the towel. These are just really great towels, and I'm so happy with my purchase." — Leona M.
Price: $31.75+ (available in four colors)
A pack of
face towels labeled for each day of the Sweaty Week.
Promising review: "I smear my makeup remover all over my face and eyes and use these little clothes to wipe it all off, so I'm happy with my purchase. They're cute too, with the days of the week on them!" — P.J. Sisk
Price: $9.99 (for a seven-pack of 12x12-inch towels)
bath towel to drape around your shoulders like you're a casually-handsome model in an aftershave commercial.
Promising review: "I've got two of these towels. I've had them a long time, and have washed them many, many times. Apparently, I never did a review for them; I just forgot, I guess. Anyway, I'm about to order another one. They are big, thick, wonderful towels, and I love them!" — Puppy Cat
Price: $16.99+ (for a 35x70-inch towel, available in eight colors)
quick-drying towel when you don't have the time or the space for some kind of Antique Towel that dries you slowly and crowds your bag.
Promising review: "I took this towel on a two-week trip through Austria and Slovakia, and I'm SO glad I had this thing. It was perfect for what I needed it for, it didn't take up much space, and it dried SUPER quick. If you are a backpacker, or even just a casual traveler, this thing is made for you!" — brandon short
Price: $8.99+ (available in seven colors, and in sizes XS–XXL)
A four-pack of
fingertip towels with finished edges to prevent unraveling, for a decorative towel that doesn't fray without function.
Promising review: "One of my pet peeves is seeing guest towels that look so decorative that guests are reluctant to use them. It's hard to find the perfect combination of attractive and soft. These are the ideal guest towels and worth keeping a fair number of on hand; simply a great combination of form and function!" — Kcorn
Price: $16.99+ (for 11x18-inch towels, available in three colors)
A four-pack of
vintage-striped towels to give your kitchen that classic diner feel, complimented by an air fryer that diner-folk of old couldn't have imagined in their crispiest dreams.
Promising review: "I was attracted to these towels for four reasons: the classic and traditional appearance, the large size, high absorbency (soft cotton), and the promise of low lint. These towels lived up to every promise. I love them, and I think I found my next go-to wedding gift. Every kitchen needs at least one set of high-quality, beautiful dish towels, and these are the best I've ever used." — Fray
Price: $21.99+ (for 20x28-inch towels, available in six colors)
820-gram cotton hand towel for the experience of putting your hands into an ocean of heavy cotton and pulling them out dry.
Promising review: "Towels are hard, hard, hard to buy online. You purchase what looks like a great towel for a good price. The towels arrive. You take them out of their package and bam; the towel can't absorb even a drop of water, much less dry a wet body. A friend pointed me to these, and they are the most absorbent towels I've bought in 15 years. Excellent choice!" — Perry Carrison
Price: $6.62+ (for a 30x20-inch towel, available in five colors)
microfiber hair towel that cuts down on the time your strands need to be swaddled out of their dampness.
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one BuzzFeeder's great experience with this towel! Promising review: "I bought my first Aquis microfiber towels decades ago, for a trip to the Galapagos, and actually still have my two originals. They remain as good today as they were back then, and I don’t wrap my wet hair up in anything but! They go with me wherever I travel and, knock on wood, I've never left one behind or had it mixed up with hotel towels. My hair is less tangled and dries faster when I wrap it in my Aquis straight from the shower. Plus, while it's wrapped, I can easily do makeup without stray hairs ending up in the mascara brush!" — Loves to Travel
Price: $20.99+ (for a 19x39-inch towel, available in eight colors)
Turkish Cotton towel set with accent stripes, because you're going to have those times when you have to stare at the decor of your bathroom long enough to realize you should color-coordinate it.
This set includes two 30x60 bath sheets, two 16x30 hand towels, and two 13x13 washcloths.
Promising review: "My mother said these are the best towels she's ever had! They're so soft and dry your skin quickly, and it's worth the extra dinero for the upgrade to luxury!" — Shawn Hixenbaugh
Price: $39.95+ (available in five colors)
exfoliating towel to massage vitality back into your skin and return the healthy glow your stressful life stole from you.
Promising review: "Here's a few reasons why this product rules: it exfoliates so good; I never gave a crap about exfoliating before, until I used this. After the first time, your skin will feel so smooth you'll realize what you've *apparently* been missing all these years. It allows you to clean your back very easily, and you no longer have to dislocate your arm to reach the middle of your back. Holy cow, this thing is sooooo soap-efficient, and you only need a small amount of soap to lather it up and it STAYS lathered!
I cannot recommend this product enough. If you are on the fence about buying it, just DO IT ALREADY. PUT IT IN YOUR CART! NOW!" —
Price: $5.99+ (available in two colors, and in a two, three, or five-pack)
A two-pack of
self-cleaning washcloths that promise to stay odor-free, even after you wipe that pizza grease off your face, no judgement.
"How did I get pizza grease on my left temple, again!?"
Promising review: "I bought these for backpacking use, and they're fantastic. They weigh nothing, and take up about as much space as a chapstick. The self-cleaning aspect comes from their loose weave and nylon material. Nothing can stick to it, essentially, so it doesn't hold a lather well either, but that's a trade-off. The plus side is it dries almost instantly. The little elastic loop on the corner is handy for hanging it out. The coarseness is perfect too, lightly exfoliating for good cleaning, but not at all harsh. Since it was a two-pack, I gave one to my wife, who immediately fell in love with it. She wants one just to wash her face with, every day." — Nick
Price: $8.75+ (available in two colors, and in medium or extra-large sizes)
spa towel wrap so you no longer have to bring the internal debate of, "Do I adjust this towel, right now, or will these people just have to see my nipples?" into every locker room.
It has a front pocket, elastic waistband, and four snaps, so you can air-dry in style and comfort!
Promising review: "I love this wrap! I bought it to use after my water aerobics classes. I can slip my swimsuit off and snap this on, then have my hands free to go about washing and packing up, wrapped warmly and modestly in my plush, comfy wrap. All the other women walk around the locker room shivering, trying to hold their towels around them while drying off and packing up. Not me! Also, I get compliments on this all the time. I wear a 26/28 in tops, and the XXXXL fits me well. I machine wash and dry this every week and it has held up really well." — Cecelia F.
Price: $27.99+ (available in four colors, and fits M–XXXXL)
And a quick-drying
eight-piece towel set you can give your friends as a practical gag gift. "What, you don't get the joke? Well, I guess my humor is too dry."
This set was our low-price pick for
the best bath towels on BuzzFeed Reviews! Promising review: "These are really very nice towels. I purchased them for our camper, because of their quick-drying feature, and I'm thinking about getting some for the house. They are reasonably priced and a good size; I initially bought two sets, then came back and purchased four more sets!" — Julia
Price: $19.36+ (available in eight colors, and in different towel variations)
I'm just trying to get dry, tbh.
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