How They Work
We often hear some variation of this question when we show people Cool Towels for the first time. They ask, “How do they work?” or “What’s going on here?” or even “This is incredible, is this magic?”
In short, it’s not magic…it’s just a little bit of science!
The essential process that makes Cool Towels so cold is a process called evaporative cooling. Evaporative cooling is the reduction of temperature resulting in the evaporation of a liquid, which removes latent heat from the surface from which the evaporation takes place. In other words, the surface of our towels becomes seriously chilly because the evaporation of our special blend of all-natural ingredients lifts heat from the surface of our towel, resulting in towel temperatures as low as 57° F. Most people are familiar with evaporative cooling because it’s the same chilly feeling that we experience when we get out of the shower or a bath. Quite simply, as the liquid evaporates on our skin, heat is lifted from the surface of our skin and we experience an intense feeling of coldness.