Hooded Baby Towels – Softest Baby Bath Towels With Caps For Newborns Launched
The company’s latest launch is part of its comprehensive range of ethically sourced and expertly crafted bedding and accessories for infants. Malabar Baby is committed to environmentally-friendly production practices, working closely with factories that have a vested interest in preserving water and recycling resources through the manufacturing processes.
According to cotton.org, cotton was first grown, spun, and woven as far back as 3000 B.C in the Indus River Valley. While bamboo has been used for centuries to make paper and household goods, its commercial use in a cellulosic form for fabric production has only become widespread since the early 2000s.
The baby hooded bath towel range is manufactured in sites across India and China. Meticulous research ensures only the highest-quality raw materials are sourced and used in production. Many of the designs feature traditional patterns or iconic architecture, rendered onto fabric using a block print process.
The hooded towels measure 34 x 34 inches, allowing easy coverage for children up to 5 years of age. Malabar Baby’s stringent quality controls and durable fabrics ensure that all of its products will last for years.
The block-printed towel range comes in a variety of styles and colors including the Miami Collection, which features a block-printed motif leaf print with a deep coral trim. The Erawan Collection has a honeycomb-style pattern with a mustard yellow-colored outer strip. All of the towels in the collection have a dual fabric construction with Indian cotton voile on one side and cotton terry on the other.
A Bamboo Cotton Pom Pom Hooded towel is also available and offers a stretchy, silk-like feel without compromising strength or durability. The soft pom pom trim adds another unique design feature.
A bathed little one, fresh out of the tub, is one of parenting’s precious moments, even if you end up wetter than intended. Investing in a good hooded towel will make drying your tot not only a simpler task, but you may even get a cuddle or two and avoid post-bath chills.
We put a range of bamboo fiber baby hooded bath towel to the test with the help of our mini bathers. But what do you need to look for when making your fluffy choice? Naturally, the material in question will affect its ability to try your little one.
The majority of towels on the market, particularly when using on a child’s delicate skin, will be a cotton terry towelling; a fabric woven with many protruding loops of thread which can absorb large amounts of water, but look out for variations of this such as a bamboo blend which is more absorbent.
Bath time should be fun, so opt for a towel with an interesting character or animal design. The giggles and appeal will be worth it, plus it’ll encourage imaginative play once they’re running around the house.
Many baby-specific hooded towels come at a standard size (75cm x 75cm), and while these are lovely for the early months, you may find your baby grows out of these at super speed and you’re soon after more material.
Hop little bunny, or just give us plenty of cuddles in this adorable hooded towel from British brand Cuddledry. There’s plenty to interest a curious toddler, from the sweet star-detailed trim to the squidgy tail and floppy ears... our toddler tester didn’t want to take it off, and unlike others we tested it wouldn’t fall off because there’s a clever popper at the neck to keep it on, making it great for the beach too.
It’s made from a blend of bamboo and cotton towelling, which washes incredibly well and maintains its softness. Known for its anti-bacterial properties, the brand claims that this material mix is 60 per cent more absorbent than using pure cotton on its own. Plus, any bamboo used (over half of the composition) has been sustainably grown and certified by Oekotex. We also found it was more absorbent once we’d washed it.
It comes in two sizes, three to six years or one to three years, which is what we tested. It’s 60cm long from the neck to the bottom edge of the cotton baby hooded bath towel, but there’s 20cm height in the hood, and it’s 130cm wide, which means there’s more than enough material to dry them off, but not too much length that they’ll trip over when they’re on the move.
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