Once a forest is cut down it is not productive again for 60 years. Bamboo, on the other hand, matures in 2-3 year cycles with minimum impact on the natural environment through harvesting, making it an exciting new plant based renewable resource. The bamboo rayon used in our Organic Bamboo line is from bamboo grown in Sichuan, China, a global leader in bamboo cultivation. Due to its quick growth, properly managed bamboo is touted as an infinite resource, perfect for our Organic Bamboo towels.
Aside from its fast growth, its comparatively light weight and superior durability and flexibility made bamboo a popular building material for traditional Japanese houses. Bamboo rayon used by IKEUCHI ORGANIC is processed into fiber from bamboo harvested in Sichuan, China, and processed into viscose rayon. This silky thread made from resilient bamboo is woven together with organic cotton at the IKEUCHI ORGANIC factory and fabricated into soft towels.
Organic Bamboo feels cool to touch. This pleasantly cool feel is known as contact thermal sensation. Bamboo rayon is also less susceptible to static electricity due to the low friction of the smooth fiber surface. Wrap your body in stress free coolness after a hot bath or hard workout. With deeper absorbency than cotton, the light and cool touch of Organic Bamboo promises a totally new sensation.