ELEMENTS OF THE PERFECT TOWEL


Japanese towels are consistently rated amongst the best towels in the world, but industry jargon and lack of transparency can make them tricky to navigate for beginners. Here is a guide to picking the perfect Japanese towel, from the most absorbent fabrics to the craftsmanship details to look for.
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BAMBOO CHARCOAL: SCIENCE AND BEAUTY


A highly absorbent type of charcoal, activated charcoal has been used as a natural purifier in Japan since the Edo period (1603 – 1868). It naturally pulls moisture from the air and purifies drinking water, all without the use of plastic filters. 
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