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Yes, I use a specific towel for my hair, and you should too. This often-overlooked wonder has become the definition of something I didn’t know I needed but now can’t live without. Available on Amazon, the AQUIS Microfiber Hair Towel is a travel-friendly microfiber towel that is super absorbent yet lightweight, and it stays way more secure on my head than the full-size bath towel I used to use to dry my hair post-shower. And at $20.49, it’s an affordable way to revolutionize your routine.

I have fine hair that’s prone to breaking, especially when it’s wet. This towel is made from fabric that’s designed to both dry faster and avoid damaging your hair — and it really works. Whether I wrap it around my head or use it to scrunch out excess water, this moisture-wicking towel really cuts down on drying time. I even blow-dry my hair less and rely more on air dryings. Cheers to not running to meetings with wet hair on the regular!

And I’m definitely not alone. “This is my third time purchasing this towel!” one reviewer wrote. “I’ve bought two for myself over the years and one as a gift for my best friend. It absorbs water out of my hair so well without being rough or damaging to my hair. The towel itself then dries out pretty quickly which is great if you use it when traveling.” It’s also machine washable, so I just throw it in with my other towels on laundry day.

I’ve found that the texture of the towel really helps it grip my hair and stay secure as I go about my post-shower routine. Another reviewer agrees, “This towel wraps/tucks perfectly to your head.” It comes in eight colors and two sizes (regular and long), and AQUIS also makes a hair wrap version of the towel with a button loop if you prefer to go that route.

Although it’s a simple product, this towel has completely changed my hair routine for the better. I’ve been using it for a few months now and notice a real difference in the way my hair looks and feels. I’d say that’s 20 bucks well spent.