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Sauna & Beauty: Why You Should Add Far Infrared Sauna Sessions to Your Beauty Routine

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Saunas have a long and rich history of rejuvenation and relaxation. This tradition dates back to Indian sweat lodges and the Finnish practice of building saunas into  huts  the mountainsides. Their modern counterpart is  the far infrared sauna, which uses dry heat to achieve the same  relaxation while delivering  additional  health benefits.

Infrared heat has already been proved  good for the body and mind, but  heat therapy can also be an excellent way to revive and invigorate one’s skin. Saunas remain a fixture in many beauty regiments thanks to its amazing beauty benefits.

Opens your pores

Clogged pores are a major cause of breakouts. All kinds of contaminants can get clogged in the pores  such as excess oil, dirt, and grim. The dry heat inside an infrared sauna causes your pores to dilate. Not only does it help your skin release toxins, but it also helps you regulate your body temperature.

Improved circulation

The moment you enter the hot confines of a sauna, sweat production and blood circulation increase dramatically. This process dislodges toxins and pollutants then flushes them out through sweat. In addition, more nutrients and oxygen are drawn to the surface of the skin, leaving it looking hydrated and healthy.

Boosts collagen production

Collagen composes more than 80% of the human skin’s makeup. It’s responsible for keeping the organs and tissues elastic Due to natural aging and environmental factors, people lose this elasticity which results in wrinkles and lines. Fortunately, heat therapy can help stimulate collagen production. This forces dead skin cells to be excreted and triggers the growth of healthier and newer cells.

Promotes deep cleansing

Saunas provide all-natural deep cleansing. The intense sweating accelerates the body's natural mechanism for removing impurities such as oil and dirt. When this happens, common skin issues like blackheads, pimples, and acne are greatly prevented.

Lowers stress levels

Apart from toxins and waste, stress is one of the biggest enemies of clear skin. Saunas are the perfect place to relax. Studies have found that regular sauna use can lower anxiety and help with depression. As your stress melts away, your skin will follow suit, leaving behind a great complexion.

Indulge in Your Own Sauna-Centered Beauty Ritual

Saunas can definitely work wonders for your skin, and you won’t regret integrating it with your daily beauty routine. Here are some things to remember before stepping inside you heat sanctuary:

  • Wash your face before every session. You want to remove as much dirt as possible so that the heat will have a clean canvas to do its job.
  • Drink plenty of water. Sweat is good for the skin, but it’s naturally dehydrating. Therefore, drink water before, during, and after your time in the sauna to remain hydrated inside and out.

There’s no doubt that regular sweat sessions can help you maintain healthy skin and prevent breakouts. With that in mind, we invite you to browse our beautiful and modern saunas at JNH Lifestyles. From indoor to outdoor infrared sauna, to a wide range of accessories, you’ll find the perfect sauna here.


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