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Are You Ruining Your Bath Towels?

Bath towels stand as the most neglected bath accesory in your home. They are easy to toss and once tossed, most people tend to forget they exist until the next use. However, it is important that you take care of your bath towel because they are wet and hold the power to build bacteria and unhealthy microbes.

Here are 5 ways you are abusing your towels unknowingly.

Hanging wet towels together

This is a sin. Trust us, it is. The moisture and debris will trigger the growth of mold, and you don’t want your face to be covered with bacteria...


Don't get burned!

Well, here we are in the height of summer - finally! As such, Gail and I thought it a good time to remind us all of the dangers of over-exposure to the sun. Clearly we love the sun (we own a Shore home, and venture to the Caribbean frequently) but still precautions are a must!

We went to Consumer Reports for some hopefully unbiased info and here it is. This is not gospel, but intended to be helpful!!

First of all, we were not overly surprised to find out that of over the 60 lotions, sprays and sticks tested, 28...


New Stockist: Ka Pok

  
 
 
 
Ka Pok was our first stockist in Hong Kong.  
 
The objective of the shop is to showcase brands that combine craftsmanship and creativity. We want is style and quality, no compromises.
 
Founded in 2010, Deck Towels makes light, compact and sturdy towels in their studio in New York City, using eco-friendly linens sourced from all over the world. Deck Towels can be used as beach towel but also as bath towels, bedspreads, picnic...


Cool Hunting

 
 
The Enzo towel rounds out Cool Hunting's feature on the non-traditional Turkish towel. Not bad for the towel a friend called the "dumpy stepsister" of the original five towels - Aloys, Boudewijn, Coen, and Daan.
Traditionally striped peştemal have been offered at Turkish bathhouses since before the Ottoman Empire. Whether for beach, spa or everyday use, the beautiful towels have a couple of practical features too. Absorbent woven cotton or linen gets softer the more you use it, doesn't...


Product Snob

 

Thank you to Ashley at Product Snob blog for highlighting Deck Towel's versatility. Indeed, the Boudewijn makes a great linen beach towel, but it's also a great bath towel, bedspread, picnic blanket, throw, tablecloth, and shower curtain.

I don’t know about you, but when I go to the beach I need a lot of space for my stuff. My tote bag, my cooler, you know, room for all the stuff a gal takes to the beach. I was thrilled to find this over-sized...

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