Don’t use too much detergent
Overdo it on the detergent and your towels can come out of the wash scratchy. The detergent clings to the fibers of the towel and, worse, can cause mold to grow in your towels over time. (Related: Find out 7 ways you’re cleaning your bathroom wrong.)
Wash towels in hot water
Don’t be shy about the heat when you’re washing towels. In order to kill germs in the towels, washer heats should be higher. Be careful though—always check tags before washing. Check out these laundry mistakes you don’t know you’re making.