By Sharon Brandwein
It never fails; you head off to the store and purchase the softest, fluffiest towels you can find, only to be left with hard, crusty towels a short while later. You might take heart to discover that you're not alone; we've all been there. The truth is, sometimes hard towels happen to good people.
If you're fighting the good fight against hard towels, we've got good news and bad news. The bad news is you've probably been washing and drying your towels incorrectly. The good news is that there are a few ways to revive and soften hard and crusty towels.
Ahead, this guide takes a look at how to soften towels and bring them back to life. We also offer a few tips to help you prevent the problem in the first place and things to look out for when you think it's time for replacements.