Rated 1 out of 5 by tarochip Moves a lot in hot yoga classes
I normally use yogitoes towels, but decided to give this mat towel a try because the prints are adorable and they are lightweight. Like many other reviewers, in my hot yoga classes this towels sticks to damp feet and turns into a disheveled mess at the back of my mat as I move from one position to another. It's not a matter of concentration; it's a matter of discomfort! I tried to stick it out because I adore the cactus print that I ordered, but this towel is just not functional. It's a shame that lululemon is now only offering their house brand towel as the only option, otherwise I would happily purchase my yogitoes towels there.
September 22, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by ohmsweetohm Don't put in the dryer and you'll be fine
I purchased two of these towels for hot yoga class. The first use they were awesome. Then, I had one I hung up to dry after washing, and was in a hurry so I put the other one in the dyer. I found the one I put in the dryer moved a lot during class. The one that air dried barely budged. So if you can, hang dry and you shouldn't have any problems.
September 14, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Ninjasmoke72 The Towel aka "a very expensive piece of cloth"
Why is it every time a company first introduces an amazing product it always has to change it? When I bought my first Lulu The Towel the material was super soft and never slid on my mat. Now all it does is constantly move whenever I am in any pose. So annoying! Super bummed on this purchase.
September 3, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by sc00kie Works Great!
So, I don't necessarily use this towel for yoga, but instead I use it as a travel towel. It definitely does it's job! It will wick the water right off of your skin. I love it so much that I am going to buy The (Small) Towel just so I can take it to the gym to wipe my brow in between lifting sets (this one is just way to big for that sort of thing). Definitely recommend!
August 20, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5
by lilV Mat Towel
I've used this mat only 4 times thus far in hot and power classes and I can honestly say I have zero complaints! I read reviews prior to purchase, with the intention to most likely return it based on the complaints made in other reviews. I'm not sure how you could find issue with this product, most reviews stated it was "too slippery" or "it moved around and I spent the whole class adjusting it"....if you're focused in your practice, working hard to sweat it out, and not concerned with the odd wrinkle, it's absolutely adequate. Love this product! :)
August 18, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by AshAlexa Meh- Good concept that could use some updates
I bought this towel to throw over The Mat for hot yoga class, and I like it but I sometimes get annoyed when it constantly moves. I wish there was something that would hold it to the mat so I wouldn't slip all over the place. Other than that, it does what it needs to do. It's soft and lightweight and soaks up all of my sweat. I don't have to worry about slipping with either the towel or the mat.
August 14, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by HotYogi25 YAY!!
I'm disappointed in myself for holding off for this long to buy a towel from Lulu. My only exercise is hot yoga in which a mat towel is an essential piece in my practice.
I've purchased my towels from places like Winners where they are under $20 and though they weren't amazing, I learnt to put up with them because of the cheaper price.
My biggest complaint with my other towels were that I would slip and slide when I would get into the first downward dog of the class because the towel was dry and my hands were dry, I needed to almost get my hands wet in order to stay in place and during the warrior sequence my feet would tend to slide apart from each other.
Despite the mixed reviews for this towel, I decided to take the chance with the towel considering a super cute pattern came out. haha
I finally tried it last night in yoga and I was blown away at how nice it was. The texture on the top of the mat, though still soft was extremely gripping for my hands for my first downward pose. I felt like I could finally do a full extension of pushing my hands and feet away from each other without slipping and almost falling on my face.
My next usual issue is the towel would sometimes wrinkle and bunch up with small movements and I would have to constantly readjust it or flatten out the wrinkles and folds due to the lightness of the towel.
I noticed the Lulu towel is almost of a crisp material under the soft layer, the best way I can explain it, which in my opinion helps keep the towel more in place without wrinkling with such ease. Not sure if that makes sense.
By the time my class was almost over and I had sweated buckets onto it, I couldn't help but feel so cozy on the towel. Though it is the thinnest towel I own it gave such cushion and comfort underneath me, I felt secure in my poses and overall loved the absorbent qualities for sweat. I also love the size, large enough to give you space but nothing overwhelming. Yes the towel isn't perfect, perhaps it wrinkled once or I slide a tiny bit, but to be expected, its a huge step up beyond any towel I've ever used, completely worth the money.
The patterns are now a bonus in which my mat stands out among the rest =)
I'll be only buying these towels for now on, bring on the fun patterns! =)
August 12, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by tomp yoga towel
I bought two of these towels for hot yoga. You have to constantly adjust during class. For the price and the hassel, I would not recommend purchasing.
August 6, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by inhaleexhale Pretty good
Overall I thing it's great it's soft, and the pattern's nice. The only thing I don't like is that it shifts frequently. I kind of wish that it was longer so I could put the ends underneath the mat so it wouldn't shift as much. Other than that from the past month of using it I have no complaints.
July 4, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by SweatyYogi20 On the fence
I'm a little torn on this product. Bought it to do hot power Vinyasa yoga and go over top of a cheap home outfitters mat I purchased years ago. While the mat I was using was unbearable and way too slippery for hot yoga, this towel has helped and made my practice a lot safer over the last 4 months. But, it's not perfect! I am always sure to spray the towel where my hands and feet go before practice but I still find that the towel itself does not stay put throughout class, and since I do power yoga it can turn into a wrinkled mess, or I end up distracted and fix it all class. I also find that near the end of an hour long class when the parts of the towel that I had sprayed begin to dry it's extremely slippery, maybe because the fabric itself is too soft?! With that said though, the towel does dry very quickly which is great for washing. Overall not a bad product and was a quick fix for my poor quality mat, but I think that next time I will splurge on a Jade mat so that I don't need a towel at all, too much to carry and too much temptation to fidget during class! But it does the trick for now until I can save up for my next mat and probably will use the towel occasionally even after that.
May 17, 2015