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Hammam towels.

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MinimalistMommi Thu 09-Apr-15 07:41:22

Where do you buy yours from? I've read about them on MN and would love a bath towel that is quick to dry.

AwkwardSquad Thu 09-Apr-15 08:35:14

Toast has some in towels

I have one but have never used it! I've kept it for beach holidays that I never actually have. Daft!

magimedi Thu 09-Apr-15 08:59:29

Try to find someone who is going to Turkey who wil lbring them back for you!

I buy them in the local market in Turkey, very similar to the Toast ones, for around £5 each!

iwantgin Thu 09-Apr-15 09:04:00

I bought a very thin one last year just to try it and see how good theywere. Got if from Amazon. I think I paid about £8 or so?

Certainly does dry well - and pack up small. In winter though I do prefer a big snuggly towel after my shower - so if I do purchase more of these then will probably just use them for summer.

Molichite Thu 09-Apr-15 17:56:02

Just eBay. I only use it for swimming though.

wowfudge Thu 09-Apr-15 18:32:06

I've bought them from eBay and Amazon and a company in Cornwall does some really gorgeous quality ones (I find you do get what you pay for quality wise).

ChishandFips33 Thu 09-Apr-15 22:29:10

Mine was from TkMaxx, £13 and has The Turkish Towel company label on it - haven't tried it yet so can't comment on how good it is yet though

SweetAndFullOfGrace Thu 09-Apr-15 22:30:41

We have two cotton ones from amazon and some linen ones that I think came from etsy or maybe amazon.

MinimalistMommi Fri 10-Apr-15 07:28:46

wow can you remember the name of the Cornwall company?

wowfudge Fri 10-Apr-15 23:21:53

Yes - it was Towan. They're on Facebook and online - I've just struggled to find their website though.

Loobysinging1 Fri 07-Aug-15 01:28:21

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MyFriendsCallMeOh Fri 07-Aug-15 03:19:04

Bought a load in the white company sale at 8 years ago. They get a lot of use as we swim most days and they just get better with use. Worth every penny.

HeartsTrumpDiamonds Fri 07-Aug-15 03:21:27

Gundogan market in Turkey grin

I wish I had bought a thousand! I love them.

velocityofbeans Fri 07-Aug-15 03:58:54

I got some from Amazon ( after reading about them on mn), they're lovely after a shower on a hot day, not sure I'll use them in winter though. I'm thinking of getting some more for taking dgd swimming, so much easier to transport than ordinary towels.

Loobysinging1 Fri 07-Aug-15 09:21:45

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iamEarthymama Fri 07-Aug-15 09:38:03

We bought ours in the little village on Lesvos where we holidayed this year. They are brilliant.
(We left our thick beach towels for the refugees on Lesvos, many residents are doing so much to support hem, it was very moving)

I hadn't thought of using them after baths as it feels like winter here and we have many bath sheets to mop up the wet before I get into my fleece PJs and winter slippers.
Sad person, that I am I love getting out the special holiday things as part of the ritual and building excitement ��

Loobysinging1 Fri 07-Aug-15 11:21:28

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Dollydewdrop21 Wed 12-Aug-15 18:53:35

ebay about £8 each. Really good for taking on hols as you can fit in about 4 in the space of 1 regular towel.

HeartsTrumpDiamonds Wed 12-Aug-15 21:25:09

How on earth do you get deleted on a thread about towels??

Finallyonboard Wed 12-Aug-15 21:30:11

Notonthehighstreet. £10.00.

LoloKazolo Sat 15-Aug-15 17:48:00

I got mine from DAPW in the sale - soakandsleep now.

wowfudge Sat 15-Aug-15 18:43:22

Hearts - advertising was why those posts were deleted I believe.

Sgtmajormummy Sat 15-Aug-15 18:58:52

I'm pining over the luxury ones at soakandsleep.com four for £25 last time I looked. Free delivery over £50, but that means buying something else... I think I could manage thatgrin.

HeartsTrumpDiamonds Sat 15-Aug-15 19:33:26

Aaah right wowfudge I didn't think of that.

MadauntofA Sat 15-Aug-15 20:02:58

They look lovely for holidays etc and might invest in one for swimming - are they really good as an everyday towel?

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