It’s kind of intriguing how with the help of science and technology, people have invented wearable cooling gadgets and clothing to keep us cool in extremely hot temperatures. However, you cannot wear all sort of cooling clothes when you are traveling. For hiking or sports workouts under the sun, you may carry those bulky cooling clothing that requires the use of a freezer. It’s okay to use things that way. But if you are someone who likes to explore the city, hop into buses and visit museums when there is 30 degree Celsius outside, then you may consider using a cooling towel.
What is a Cooling Towel
A cooling towel can also be named as a stay cool towel. This towel is basically a rectangle piece of cloth made with man-made fabric. It is long enough to wear around the neck or shoulders and stay there without falling off. You can also find cooling towels that are big enough to tie around your head.
Types of Cooling Towel Fabric
Cooling towels come in two different kinds of fabric; however, this fabric is made of man-made synthetic blends.
When to Use Cooling Towel
Cooling towels are specifically designed to be worn by people while traveling in hot climates, during strenuous jobs or workouts. Various brands of cooling towels claim hundreds of effects, such as staying cool for a particular period of time, reducing temperature, etc.
How to Use Cooling Towel
Water is basically the actual thing with the help of which the cooling towel keeps the temperature lower.
- First, you run the towel under water for few second. The fibers of the towel soak up the water and hold it, but it is advised to
- Second, wring the towel to get away with the excess water.
- Third, grab towel from the ends and give minimum 3 snaps.
- Fourth, Wave a little bit and the temperature goes down.
Finally, just drape the wet cooling towel around your shoulder or neck and start the day. Throughout the day, you can keep the towel on your hairline, drape it over your legs, arms; the water may evaporate but the water vapor generated from the towel will keep your skin feel cooler.
After a couple of hours, the wet towel may feel a bit dry as it has lost most of its water. Replenish the towel with a faucet at a sink or with the water bottle you have. It will be cool to use over again.
So with a temperature around 40 degrees Celsius, I wish you a very cool summer with a wet towel.
Make this worthy investment; I’m sure you will like it.