1. It is not the same as cotton, but it's smoother and thinner than cotton. Our microfiber towel that has a smooth texture is super soft 2. These soft microfiber towels can be folded into small pieces, which are very light, occupy a little space, no need to worry about your bag weighing too much when you travel with your microfiber towels. 3. Suitable for use when exercising, swimming, camping, hiking, practicing yoga or pilates, etc.