WINNERFox & Ivy Egyptian cotton bath towel, £10; tesco.com83/100This excelled in our lab absorbency test, scoring full marks for the speed with which it absorbed water: it’ll dry you in no time. Little fading was noted after several wash tests, with colours remaining bright, but there was a small amount of shrinkage. Great quality at an affordable price.

JOINT RUNNERS-UPUltra Soft 100% cotton bath towel, £7; primark.com74/100Scored well for speed of absorbency and earned top honours for shrinkage — hardly any after several washes. Fade tests produced average results, with noticeable lightening. The towels felt quite basic (not luxurious), but deliver good quality at a low price.

Egyptian cotton towel, £10; priced towels, available in 18 colours. The speed of absorbency in…

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