Hats down to You

When in the sauna you may wonder – why are these people wearing this weird hats?

Actually, the hat is a crucial element to getting a good heat.

You know already that sauna is good for you. It helps you to detoxify and lose weight through sweating. It also helps to reduce stress and relax but these are only few of sauna benefits. One of them also is using a hat during your sauna session.


Why you need a sauna hat?

The temperature in the sauna may be up to 90 degrees Celsius and your head is most exposed to the heat when sitting down inside. It heats up faster than the rest of the body and you have the feeling of being overheated. This may also be one of the reasons you can barely make it few minutes and you rush to run out and cool off. Therefore you may feel dizzy, also your hair can get excessively dry and brittle. So, the hat comes to the rescue here!

When your head is protected by felt or wool hat it allows you to remain longer in the sauna and maximize benefits of using it. The felt hat is a great insulator. It keeps the air inside at a constant temperature around your head. It also prevents your hair being damaged by heat.

Cool felt hats are available at the front desk at our facility. We carry hats for those brave who do not fear Avant Garde look and hats for those less brave who only care to protect themselves from overheating. They can be rinsed and dried afterwards and should last a lifetime. Remember to buy your hat before your sauna session. Make that investment to protect  your head, and enjoy our 9 saunas from all around the globe!


Hats down to You!


family in a sauna in a sauna hats


2017-11-02T16:11:03+00:00 October 25th, 2017|sauna|1 Comment

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  1. Adam Fromson 30/11/2017 at 2:01 am - Reply

    You people might still be thinking the need of sauna hat’s but it might amaze you that Felt hat is an important accessory when steaming. The difference between a steaming session with a hat and one without is immense. This is because the head tends to heat up faster than the rest of the body, especially when a person is sitting down or standing up in the steam room. This makes it hard to raise your core temperature without feeling overheated. Felt is a great insulator, meaning that it keeps the air inside of it at a constant temperature. Most commonly is it used for insulating against the cold (in the form of coats and boots) but it is equally as effective at insulating against the heat! The air in the sauna may be up to 90 degrees Celsius, but a felt hat will keep the air around your head at a comfortable temperature. So the felt hat comes to the recuse! It keeps the head dry and cool, and – this is for the ladies – it prevents your hair being damaged by heat.

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