Bodied Buys: 4 oversized bath towels that actually cover a plus-size figure

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If you’re plus-size, then you know that stumbling upon size-inclusive bath towels is like finding a diamond in the rough. But today, the search for the best plus-size bath towels ends.

Forget about fashion for a moment. Oftentimes, towels aren’t even designed to accommodate plus-size people. Luckily, “oversized” bath towels do exist so you can walk past your roommates right out of the shower fully covered.

If you’re in need of a towel that actually covers your figure, look no further than the approved picks below.

1. Shop: Plus Plush Oversized Towel, 40 x 90, $38.99

Credit: Amazon

No need to worry about coverage with this 40 x 90 inch plush towel. One shopper explained in a review that she felt covered, and that the softness is top-notch.

“I absolutely love my towel!!” she wrote. “Being a plus-size woman, it’s been so hard to find a bath towel that I can wrap around myself completely, but this one does the trick and it’s also very soft and absorbent, too.”

2. Shop: American Bath Oversized Towel, 40 x 80, $29.99


Along with this towel being named a Amazon Choice product, it’s also super soft. It has over 1,000 customer reviews, and one shopper who left five stars explained that the towel has “excellent water absorption.”

3. Shop: Perfectly Soft Solid Bath Towel, 54 x 30, $6

Credit: Target

If you want something more budget-friendly, this bath towel from Opalhouse at Target is just $6. Plus, it’s a decent size at 54 x 30 inches. Over 2,000 shoppers have dropped reviews raving about the value.

“These are the absolute best towels for the money!” one shopper wrote. “[I] could not recommend more. [I] bought [the] bath sheet size for my dorm and just purchased more for my bathroom at home. [They are] so full and soft with a good size!”

4. Shop: Salt Bath Sheet, 68 x 36, $15

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At 68 inches long and 36 inches wide, this $15 bath sheet is a steal. It’s super absorbent and 70 percent of shoppers recommend it. One plus-size shopper said this was a great alternative to the usual towels they’d been using.

“I’m a bigger guy and regular-sized bath towels were too small to wrap around my waist and hold up,” he said. “These are great. [They are] soft, absorbing and plenty big to tie around my waist.”

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