Most yoga mats reek of chemicals when you first get them and the odor only lessens over time, never completely going away. You no longer need to suffer.
Thinksport Mats are amazing. They work really well with great grip and without being full of smelly chemicals. In my mind they are the only yoga mat to buy. And it comes in 4 great colors.
Available through Amazon: Thinksport Yoga and Pilates Mat