The towel is made from yarn that has been tightly twisted to minimize shedding. The towel is very absorbent and dries fast since the wavy structure allows air to reach the inner parts of the yarn. A terry towel that is extra thick and soft and highly absorbent. A towel with a lower surface density dries faster. The towel will reach full absorbency after one washing. Care instructions Fabric softeners may decrease towel absorbency. Machine wash very hot, normal cycle. Do not bleach.