What to wear in a Sauna? A Complete Guide to What You Can Wear in Sauna at Gym or Home

What to wear in a Sauna

The dress code for saunas can be summed up in a simple phrase: ‘wear as little as possible’. Scandinavians believe that the benefits of saunas can be best utilized wearing nothing at all so that every inch of your body feels the steam engulfing it and can thus, experience the pleasures of consequential sweating.

However, it is advised to loosely wrap a cotton towel around your waist to prevent the bench from getting contaminated with the sweat and bacteria excreted out of your body. The cotton fabric allows the towel to absorb the fluids and bacteria excreted out. In addition to this, the temperatures inside the sauna can rise to 180-190 Fahrenheit, causing the wooden benches to heat up. Hence, a towel is ideal for protecting your skin from hot seating which can burn your skin…