There's nothing like wrapping yourself up in a soft towel after bath or shower time. Fluffy, soft towels aren't only achieved through buying expensive brands and high thread counts. Your towels can become even softer by using the right supplies and techniques throughout the laundering process. Although fabric softeners add softness and a pleasant fragrance to your bath towels, the buildup caused by the softener can have just the opposite effect. You can get the towels clean, soft and fluffy in your front-loading washing machine with supplies found readily around the home.
Fill the washing machine with hot water. Add laundry detergent and 1/2 cup of baking soda to the wash water to clean and freshen the towels.
Pour 1 cup of white vinegar into the fabric softener dispenser, in place of fabric softener, to fluff the fibers, remove static and remove any remaining buildup from fabric softener.
Launder your towels in the washing machine on a full cycle. Remove them promptly when the full cycle is over.
Place your towels in the dryer. Add three or four unused tennis balls to fluff the fibers as the towels tumble dry.