How Can You Use the Turkish Peshtemal?

Although the peshtemal, which is identified with Anatolian culture and indispensable for baths, has been used for different purposes throughout history, its usage purposes have expanded and diversified in recent years. Now, the peshtemals we are accustomed to have also changed and started to appear in many different places ranging from bathrooms to beaches.

How to Use a PeshtemalPeshtemals, produced from different materials such as cotton, linen, bamboo, in different patterns and colors, are distinguished from towels due to their pleasant feeling on the skin and are loved by many people for this reason. Of course, among the reasons why it is preferred, there are also high water absorption properties, fast drying, light weight and easy transport, depending on its content and weaving properties.

You may ask yourself as to how to use a peshtemal or what are the other uses of peshtemals? If you like peshtemals, which come out of towels and take up more space in our lives, and want to use them differently, here are 6 different usage suggestions…



1- Peshtemal instead of a towel

how to wear your peshtemal?Tired of bath towels or bathrobes and looking for a change? Or are you one of those who prefer a lighter drying method instead of using a bathrobe in the heat of summer? Then make room for peshtemals in the bathrooms. Thanks to its light and fast drying feature, you can easily use peshtemals on the beaches where you will not experience the uncomfortable feeling of wetness. You can use peshtemals in different colors according to your chosen swimsuit, which provides great convenience during travel due to its small footprint, and you can easily carry it in your beach bag.

2- If you are tired of beach dresses, how about trying a peshtemal?

We talked about how comfortable it is to dry yourself with peshtemal on the beaches. How about using the peshtemal as a dress? After getting out of the sea, you can turn it into a simple dress by wrapping a peshtemal instead of a dress or pareo that you will wear when wet. How stylish you will create a dress is up to your imagination.

3- Why shouldn’t that peshtemal that you love so much to decorate your sofa?

There are many different options for the throws we use to color our sofas, such as knitting, velvet, moher in winter. However, with the warming of the weather, the preferred fabrics in all textile products change completely. Heavy fabrics are replaced by light products such as linen and cotton. You can choose peshtemals that you like with the patterns and are suitable with the general decoration of your home and use them on your sofas. Peshtemals with the feature of absorbing moisture will not make you sweat and will make your life easier in daily use with their easy washing features.

different ways to use peshtemal
You can use a peshtemal as a Yoga or Picnic lanket or as a Scarf or Beach Towel

4- How about coloring the tables with peshtemals?

When we say bathrooms, beaches, living rooms, we did not forget the dining rooms. You can use colored peshtemals as tablecloths and color your dining tables. You don’t have to worry about it getting dirty quickly. You can wash this new tablecloth more often, which is less harmful to the environment as it takes up very little space in the washing machine.

5- You can use a peshtemal to do yoga or picnic on it

Bags are always too heavy because of what you need to take with you to the gym. You can choose a peshtemal instead of a towel to dry yourself off while doing yoga in the gym or after a shower.

6- You can use it as a shawl or scarf

Who doesn’t love a colorful scarf? Or the soft touch of a light shawl on your shoulder on cool summer nights? You can both keep your neck warm and create a different style by wrapping a peshtemal around your neck in colors suitable for your outfit. Or, instead of carrying a cardigan or jacket, you can use a peshtemal against a slight chill in summer evenings.

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