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How to Cool Off After the Sauna

Saunas are a fantastic way to unwind, relax muscles, and detoxify your body. However, the intense heat can leave you feeling overly warm once your session is over. Cooling off properly is crucial to restoring your body to a comfortable temperature and nervous system tone to reap the full benefits of your sauna experience. Here are some effective ways to cool off after your sauna session, including a special tip on using a cooling facial mist to enhance your refreshment and promote a glowing complexion.


Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate

Saunas make you sweat profusely, leading to significant fluid loss. Replenishing your body with water is essential to avoid dehydration. Drink plenty of cool water immediately after your session. We have a complimentary advanced osmosis Flowater refill station with advanced purified, pH balanced water for you to enjoy!


For an extra boost, opt for electrolyte-infused beverages to restore essential minerals lost through sweat. We have a nice selection for sale near the front desk!


Take a Cool Shower or Cold Plunge

One of the most effective ways to cool off is to take a cool shower or cold plunge. The water helps to lower your body temperature quickly and rinse off the sweat. Start with lukewarm water and gradually decrease the temperature to avoid a sudden shock. For an invigorating twist, try contrast therapy—alternate between hot and cold to stimulate circulation and enhance the cooling effect. If available, a cold plunge offers an even more intense cooling experience, quickly reducing your core temperature and invigorating your senses.


Relax in a Cool Environment

After your sauna, find a cool, comfortable place to sit and relax, like our relaxation area! Our sauna suites are equipped with fans to help cool down the temperature In your suite and circulate the air. If you are feeling very overheated, lie down if possible, as it helps to lower your heart rate and cool your body more efficiently. Reading a book, listening to calming music, or simply resting with your eyes closed can enhance this relaxation period.


Use a Cooling Facial Mist

Glacial Waters Plant-Based Skin Soothing Cooling Mist.

A very refreshing way to cool off after a sauna session is by using a cooling facial mist. Not only does it provide instant refreshment, but it also benefits your skin. We have been loving the Glacial Waters Plant-Based Skin Soothing Cooling Mist.  is specially formulated to hydrate, soothe, and cool your skin with a blend of natural ingredients like aloe vera, eucalyptus, and peppermint.


Simply spritz the mist onto your face and neck after your sauna session. Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and enjoy the revitalizing burst of freshness. The Glacial Waters Plant-Based Skin Soothing Cooling Mist not only helps you cool down but also enhances your post-sauna glow, making it a must-have in your wellness routine.


Why Glacial Waters Plant-Based Skin Soothing Cooling Mist?


  • Instant Cooling Effect: The fine mist delivers an immediate sensation of coolness, perfect for post-sauna use.

  • Hydration Boost: Sauna sessions can leave your skin feeling dry. This mist replenishes moisture, leaving your skin feeling soft and hydrated.

  • Soothing Ingredients: Organic aloe, oatstraw extract, and neroli distillate instantly soothe, while Eucalyptus and Peppermint essential oils immediately cool the skin and uplift your senses.

  • Plant-Based Formula: Made with natural, plant-based ingredients, this mist is gentle on your skin and free from harsh chemicals.

  • Convenience: The portable bottle makes it easy to carry in your purse, fanny pack, back pack, or gym bag, ensuring you can refresh your skin anytime, anywhere.

Fresh Air and Deep Breathing

Stepping outside into the fresh air can be incredibly refreshing after a sauna session. The cool breeze helps to bring down your body temperature while fresh oxygen revitalizes your senses. Pair this with some deep breathing exercises to further enhance the cooling process and promote relaxation.


Cooling off after a sauna is essential for maximizing the benefits of your session and ensuring your body returns to a comfortable state. Whether you choose a cool shower or cold plunge, fresh air, hydration, or the luxurious touch of a cooling facial mist like Glacial Waters, these methods will leave you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and ready to take on the rest of your day. Treat yourself to the best post-sauna care and experience the difference it makes in your overall well-being.




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