Sifting through the 100,000 different towels on Amazon can, no doubt, be a little overwhelming. But, if you’re searching for the best towels on Amazon you first need to know what to look for. The secret to a great towel is threefold. It’ll come down to the material of the towel, its density, and how well it absorbs water. As far as materials go, the softest towels are generally made of rayon or cotton. Bonus: These fabrics are also less prone to lint or pilling with frequent use. But, if you’re looking for a quick-drying towel you’re better off opting for a microfiber towel. Microfiber is a style of fabric made of tiny fibers (1/100 of the width of a hair), that allow it to absorb more water and dry faster. Next, consider density. This may go without saying, but the denser the towel the more luxurious it will feel. While the density is labeled on most towels (in grams per square meter, or GSM), you can also calculate its density by dividing the weight of the towel by its full size. Look for towels with densities greater than 500 GSM for the best overall feel. One thing to note, however, is that though denser fabrics absorb a lot of water, they tend to tak...