Beauty Skin Care July 9, 2016

Improve Your Complexion in the Sauna

Woman in a sauna

If we’re all honest, we’re all eager to find as many ways as possible to improve our complexion.  Our skin is one of those things that we’re rarely truly satisfied with.  Even when our skin is clear we want it even more clear or glowing.  So when we heard buzzing about how the sauna has been found to improve complexion, we were instantly intrigued!  So we did some research to find out just how the sauna can help to improve your complexion to bring you ALL the juicy details, to see if it’s something you want to try out for yourself.

Eliminates Toxins
The extreme heat of a sauna makes you sweat, sweating is said to help your body naturally get rid of a lot of the toxins that are trapped in your body.  Since our skin is the largest organ in our body, and the organ that gets exposed to the most environmentally it can have a lot of negative toxins trapped.  Additionally, the sweating from a sauna has also been found to get rid of a lot of the heavy metals your body may be holding on to that could be causing problems for you.  While your body is eliminating certain toxins in a sauna, it’s also helping to give your blood flow a nice boost and bringing healthy nutrients to the surface.  Since the toxins are eliminated it makes more room for the good stuff.

Gives You a Glow
Ok so we get that saunas make us sweat more than normal (to say the very least), but many people have found that the sweating not only helps to eliminate toxins from your body but also help to wash away a lot of dead skin cells and other impurities on your skin.  The fact that your skin is able to get rid of these things leaves in in a much more glowing state.  Hello JLo glow!  Not only will you be left more glowy, but the texture, color and overall appearance of your skin is said to become much healthier and even.  Basically, since you’re getting rid of a lot of the ‘stuff’ that’s on top of your skin, it allows your skin to get back to its more natural state.

Anti-Aging Benefits
So we know that saunas are great for flushing out toxins and helping give our skin a healthier glow, with all that they’ve also been found to help with anti-aging benefits.  A lot of these benefits stem from the fact that saunas and sweating are said to increase blood flow, which is a huge factor in helping your skin function in a healthier state.  Additionally, saunas and the process your skin and body goes through when sweating are said to give your skin a boost in collagen production throughout your skin.  We know collagen is a huge part of anti-aging and typically we lose collagen in our skin as we age, so the fact that many have found it boosts it – winning!

Have you experienced skin benefits from saunas?

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