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Benefits of sauna to skin

Is sauna good for skin?

The American Academy of Dermatology has declared November Healthy Skin Month, so we’ll remember to take care of our largest organ. Your grown-up birthday suit weighs about eight pounds and covers about 22 square feet. Researchers are finding that regular sauna sessions of up to 20 minutes can help keep your skin in top shape. …

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Traditional vs. Infrared Sauna

Which is better: traditional saunas or infrared saunas?

First, let us look at the similarities between the rooms and the shared benefits. The goal of sauna bathing varies by person, but let’s assume your general goal is to enjoy the benefits of heat bathing: relaxation and stress reduction, sweating (with the associated detoxification) and relieving aches and pains. Both sauna types provide these …

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What is the best home sauna?

So you’re thinking about buying a sauna. If you’re just getting started, you might be feeling slightly overwhelmed. Be advised that there’s a lot of information floating around out there that may be well-intentioned but which is inaccurate nonetheless. So the question remains: “Which sauna experience is the right one for me, and what kind …

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Infrared sauna

What is an infrared sauna?

Infrared saunas don’t heat the air around you. Instead, they use infrared lamps (that use electromagnetic radiation) to warm your body directly. “These saunas use infrared panels instead of conventional heat to easily penetrate human tissue, heating up your body before heating up the air,” explains physical therapist, Vivian Eisenstadt, MAPT, CPT, MASP. An infrared …

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