Helps remove and absorb body moisture, drawing heat away from the skin and keeping the body cool and dry. Cotton can easily take 20 percent of it's weight in water before it actually feels damp.
Cotton and allergies
Cotton fabric rarely causes allergic reactions and wearing cotton is often recommended for those with skin allergies because cotton is hypoallergenic and does not irritate skin.
Cotton has a high tensile strength, making it strong, durable and less likely to rip or tear. It is 30 percent stronger when wet.