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The cutest baby hooded towels to keep your little one warm and snug

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The best baby hooded towels

Anything to make bath times enjoyable for both you and your baby is worth investing in. A great hooded baby towel is something you should have ready for when your newborn arrives, all set up for their first bath at home.

When choosing, the perfect towel material is key, as you want your baby to be as comfortable and snug as possible after their bath. The best bath towels will be 100 per cent cotton, and super soft and delicate on your little one’s skin.

If you’re looking for your bath towel to last for your growing baby, you can always size up and go for a slightly larger one than the typical 75 x 75 cm.

How do I bathe my baby?

Your baby’s first bath time can be a challenge, but it’s also an enjoyable and relaxing experience for both you and your baby.

This quick two-minute video by the NHS is a great starting point for new mums if you’re looking for some useful tips.

Help make bath time a breeze with the addition of the best baby hooded towels on offer. Shop our round-up to find the perfect baby towel for you and your new arrival.

The best baby hooded bath towels

Wrap up your little one in a swathe of natural comfort, with this cotton hooded towel from John Lewis & Partners. This simple and adorable towel is super soft, making it the perfect gift for both newborns and toddlers.

Material: Cotton

Size: 75 x 75 cm

Who can resist this adorable Fox Hooded Towel? Made from the softest cotton and featuring the sweetest fox ears and face, it's as practical as it is beautiful. The hood helps keep chills away, so little ones can dry off quicker.

Material: Cotton

Size: 75 x 75 cm

Super cute and simple, this hooded towel is great for babies and tots. Larger in size than others available it’s great for your growing little one.

Material: 100% cotton

Size: 70 x 130 cm

This unisex white baby hooded towel with ears is gorgeously soft and cuddly and will keep everything dry from their little toes to the top of their heads. Highly absorbent and sensitive, it’s great if your newborn has cradle cap or any skin irritations.

Material: 100% cotton

Size: 75 x 75 cm

Perfect to use at bath times, at the pool or on holiday, these cuddle 'n' dry towels are made with 100% soft and absorbent cotton which is gentle on delicate skin, but also ensures your baby dries thoroughly and quickly. This handy pack of three will ensure that you can always have one at hand.

Material: 100% cotton

Size: 75 x75 cm

This hooded towel is made from pure hydrocotton towelling, which feels wonderfully fluffy, and has adorable bear ears on the hood. Hydrocotton's clever 'low twist' technology makes this baby bath towel feel thicker and softer than normal, yet it's beautifully lightweight, absorbent and fast drying - even after endless washing.

Material: Hydrocotton

Size: Available in small (76 x 76 cm) and large (100 x 100 cm)

Make bath time fun with this Dolphin Hooded Kids Bath Towel. Made from the softest organic micro cotton, this absorbent towel has a hood for extra warmth. Absorbs 250x more water than regular cotton, your little one will be dry in no time! Suitable for babies aged one to three.

Material: 100% organic micro cotton

Size: 88 x 100 cm

Delicate yet very thick, this bamboo baby bath towel is super soft and perfect for a baby’s delicate skin. This luxurious bamboo baby hooded towel is large enough to be used for newborns, toddler and children up to the age of five.

Material: 100% bamboo

Size: approx. 89 x 89 cm

Made from the softest koal-ity cotton and featuring the sweetest koala ears and face, it's as practical as it is beautiful. The hood helps keep chills away, so little ones can dry off quicker. And you can even choose to have it personalised with the name of your loved one to make an extra special gift.

Material: Cotton

Size: 75 x 75 cm

Keep little ones warm and dry with these soft, absorbent aden + anais essentials hooded towels. Made from plush cotton terry towelling, the machine washable towel has a colourful muslin hood that makes bath time fun and cosy. Gentle enough for delicate skin yet durable enough for daily use, they stay soft wash after wash.

Material: 100% cotton

Size: 76 x 76 cm

The Lola The Lamb hooded towel brings some extra fun to bath and swim time. His sweet face is hard to resist and his 100% cotton body helps little ones get warm and dry. Perfect for any lil animal lover!

Material: 100% cotton terry

Size: approx. 76 x 76 cm

The Kumla dual-fabric cotton muslin and terry towelling bath cape is super adorable with its cute bunny ears and can be used to swaddle your baby at bath time.

Material: Pure cotton terry towelling interior, cotton muslin exterior.

Size: Available in two sizes, 70 x 70 cm and 100 x 100 cm


Angelica Daujotas is a Commercial Content writer at Bauer Media, where she writes and reviews products for titles like Mother&Baby, What's the Best and Yours. With a background in Fashion Communictaions and the Arts, she's your go-to for anything fashion, lifestyle and crafts. 

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