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Fast fashion or slow fashion?

Fast fashion often refers to lower-quality, low-priced and mass-produced textiles that quickly end up in landfills.

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Say NO to fast fashion

We are destroying our planet by throwing away clothes that are perfectly wearable.

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Dry Brushing for Skin - What is it and what are the benefits?

Dry brushing is the brushing of the skin with a dry brush. A method which should be incorporated into your daily routine (just the way...

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What to do in Istanbul

There's so much to see and do in Istanbul. Here's some suggestions depending on how much time you have.

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classic turkish hammam inside view

What do you wear in a hammam?

Traditionally you would wear a peshtemal and your underwear or swimwear underneath.  

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Azo free dyes and OEKO-TEX standard

Azo dyes are known to have extensive environmental and health consequences ...

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How to make Turkish Hammam Towels more absorbent?

To make your peshtemal absorbent, you need to soak it in cool water overnight ...

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Different ways to use your Turkish Hammam Towel

So one of the great things about peshtemal is its versatility ... 

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How to care for your Turkish Hammam Towel

When you first purchase your peshtemal, soak it in cool water overnight ...

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Peshtemal vs traditional (terry) towels

Terry towels are what we’re all used to; they are fluffy and thick. Peshtemal on the other hand is flat-woven, which means that it has...

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History of Turkish Peshtemal Towel

Peshtemal is the oldest textile product that remains to be used today ...

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Hammam towel, bath bomb & candle in the bathroom.

What is so special about Turkish Hammam Towels?

Peshtemals are made using 100% Turkish cotton. Turkish cotton has extra-long fibers, which makes them stronger, smoother and amazingly absorbent.

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What is a Turkish Peshtemal Towel?

Peshtemal is a traditional Turkish towel and is thought to be the oldest textile clothing recognised in the world...

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Hello

We are a new small business based in the UK. We are a design-led lifestyle brand set up to bring you the Turkish heritage of...

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