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The (Big) Towel

why we made this

We designed this super-absorbent microfibre towel to help us get a grip during yoga. We use it as a top layer on The (Big) Mat or The (Pure) Mat in our sweatiest practice, so our Downward Dog doesn't turn into a nose dive.

fabric + features

  • microfibre is a soft, lightweight and slip-resistant layer between you and your mat
  • absorbent and quick drying for sweaty classes
  • designed to fit The Big Mat perfectly
  • machine wash with like colours at 30°C (86°F) and tumble dry low
  • imported

fit + function

  • designed for: yoga
  • fabric(s): microfibre
  • dimensions: 84" x 29" (213cm x 74cm)
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$48.00 - $52.00 USD
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The (Big) Towel 3.4 5 8 8
Best towel EVER!!!!! I started hot yoga so on the advise of the staff at the facility, I purchased their brand of towel. It was big, fluffy and expensive. A perfect beach or bath towel. But when it came to hot yoga it was useless. I was sliding all over the place. Then someone recommended this towel. I was hesitant at first because I had just paid $55.00 for a towel that was useless for hot yoga but I needed one so I decided to spend the money and buy this one knowing that Lulu stands behind their product. Well I don't regret it. Granted it's not thick, soft and absorbent but thats why you have your smaller sweat towels. March 26, 2015
Slippery I've been struggling with a slippery mat for a while now during hot yoga and decided to purchase this towel. I've used it for about a week now and I've been super disappointed with it. This towel does not provide me with any additional grip. If anything, it's more slippery than my mat. It only provides me with grip once it's soaked. I'd constantly have to fold the towel down and just use my mat for the most part of the class since I can't even hold a downward dog with it on. I've been a fan of lululemon for years but this product is really disappointing. March 23, 2015
Big but extremely slippery The only good feature about the 'big' towel is it covers the 'big' mat. The towel is so slippery that you cannot do simple poses like downward facing dog without your hands and feet coming out from beneath you. A solution is to completely soak the mat with water for grip, but this is a bit silly, especially when the big mat by itself is so very nice and grippy. Currently have to fold the towel so I can put my hands on the big mat for grip, and sweat falls in the middle on the towel. I will be buying something smaller that will provide proper grip so that I can safely do yoga - even if it doesn't cover the big mat fully. March 2, 2015
More of a sheet than a towel Looking at the photo on the website it appears much more thick and towel like. I was disappointed to find it was very thin and sheet like. December 20, 2014
Love it!! I wasn't expecting to love this towel based off reading some of the reviews. I have 3 yogi toes and this towel. The "big" towel is by far my favorite. It doesn't slips when super wet (I sweat a lot) and its thinner which I like. Overall I was really impressed with this towel. Ill be buying more! September 25, 2014
Love it I used to use a non lulu towel with sticky things on the bottom...The Lulu towel and mat combo is awesome for my hot yoga practice. I recommend going in early a lay in shavasana and getting your sweat on a little....the traction is best when it's a little damp. September 1, 2014
It's okay... I bought the light grey towel for hot yoga class. Overall, it's a pretty good towel. Absorbs sweat. Washes well & dries quickly. The only thing I find is that it still moves around quite a bit during class. I would recommend something that has a little more grip at the bottom of the towel to keep it in place. July 18, 2014
Great Towel but MORE COLORS This is a great towel bc it is literally the only one that covers the big mat fully. But we need some more colors, the big mat users are prob 95% men so some masculine colors please. Black, Navy Blue. June 3, 2014
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