infrared FAQ’s

Am I still getting a Good Sauna Detox if I’m not Drenched in Sweat

When sitting in a hot sauna, we expect ourselves to sweat. We see pictures of people coming out drenched in sweat or have family members come out of the sauna completely soaked. But, when you step out of the sauna, you may find that you are barely wet, even if the sauna is at a high heat setting. You many wonder if you are still receiving the sauna detox benefits. The answer is yes! Even though your body is not drenched in sweat, your body is still detoxifying from harmful toxins, just feel your skin. Your skin will feel a …

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Essential Oil Therapy For Infrared Saunas

You have purchased your sauna, set it up in your special spot, and have been enjoying the many benefits of infrared heat. How about including a complementary and supportive health booster? Adding essential oils to your sauna session can give your time in the box a little extra something. But, before you start slathering yourself in lavender, you have to know how to use your oils safely and effectively. Not all infrared saunas are created equal and neither are essential oils. Sourcing, distillation and bottling processes can vary dramatically. The last thing you want to do is breathe in a …

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Frequently Asked Questions About Sunlighten Saunas

A Simple Checklist Before Your Sunlighten Sauna Purchase Sunlighten wants to ensure you are completely happy with your sauna. Sometimes, it is the little things that can make a new purchase frustrating. Below are questions you should consider to choose the right sauna for you. How will I use my Sunlighten Sauna? Depending on why you are purchasing your sauna can directly affect the model decision. All Sunlighten saunas are highly effective for detoxification because of our highly-efficient and patented Solocarbon far infrared heating technology. If you want to lay down in your sauna or if you are a taller …

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Infrared Sauna FAQs: Part II

Several months ago, we published a list of infrared sauna FAQs here on the Sunlighten blog. Now, we’re back for round two! We polled our sales and customer care team members and asked them “What are other popular questions you get asked by customers and potential customers?” And here’s what they shared. Does infrared heat interfere with implants (metal, silicone, etc.)? Metal pins, rods, artificial joints or any other surgical implants generally reflect infrared waves and are not heated by this system. Nevertheless, you should consult your physician prior to using an infrared sauna. Should I be concerned with the …

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Infrared Sauna FAQs

We get a lot of questions about infrared sauna use  – some are pretty simple; others a bit more complicated. Here are some answers to a few frequently asked questions (FAQs) about infrared heat: How Safe is Infrared Heat? Infrared heat is completely safe and healthy for all living things.  You can be exposed to infrared light for hours without the risk of burning.  Infrared is a naturally occurring output of the sun, but does not contain the harmful UV rays associated with unprotected sunlight.  In fact, infrared heat is so safe, it is used in hospitals to warm newborn …

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