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After a session in the sauna, is it better for your skin to cleanse with cold water, ice or cold air?
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Dr. Norman Levine
Dermatology
In brief: Cold water
After a sauna session, you want to cleanse your skin of any chemical in the water. This is best done with water. The exact temperature of the water is not important.
To keep moisture in your skin, it it best to use a good lotion after going in a sauna.

In brief: Cold water
After a sauna session, you want to cleanse your skin of any chemical in the water. This is best done with water. The exact temperature of the water is not important.
To keep moisture in your skin, it it best to use a good lotion after going in a sauna.
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