Piercing is very popular as body jewelry and is worn by many people, men and women alike, in almost all age groups. From the nose piercing up to the genital piercing there are many variations. And also the classic earring belongs to this kind of body jewellery. But can one (or woman) with piercing also go to the sauna?
With piercings in the sauna it always depends on the material
A fundamental answer to this question cannot be given
can be given. For this there are too many variants and variables, which the piercing
itself and the carrying habits. However, it is advisable, above all
Piercings made of metal to be removed before going into the sauna. This recommendation
is especially based on the fact that piercings made of metal are
very good thermal conductivity in the sweat room heat up very strongly and definitely
can lead to burns. This is especially true for freely movable
Piercings. Somewhat differently it behaves with very close to the skin
Piercings made of metal. These take rather the body temperature than the
Sauna air on. That is then less worrisome.
Completely uncomplicated however the wearing of
Piercings in the sauna, if they are made of plastic. Plastics heat up
less and therefore hardly cause any burns on the skin.
By the way, the materials of most piercings are insensitive to the sauna climate, so that material damages themselves are not to be expected.
Piercings in the sauna - The aesthetic aspect
What some people consider to be absolutely hip and beautiful,
is a horror to others. This is always true for body jewellery. During
when it comes to tattoos, there's little choice, but when it comes to piercings
it is quite possible to take them off before taking a sauna. This should be especially useful for
visit to a public sauna to avoid being responsible for unnecessary up to
embarrassing topic of conversation. After all piercing is still...
It's a matter of taste and you could, but you don't have to argue about it.
The way you hold it in your private sauna.
left to their own devices. Think however straight with freely movable Piercings out
metal to the fact that these can lead to painful burns.
What about fresh piercings in the sauna?
Fresh piercings show themselves especially at the
puncture marks through the skin in the first days very sensitive to
touches but also large temperature differences. Also that from the skin
Sweated out salt can lead to sensitive reactions. Possible
centres of inflammation fester even more in hot and humid climates and delay the
Basically it is to be assumed that a piercing per
millimeter penetration depth takes about five days for complete healing. Because
it is quite possible that even several weeks of healing time
We recommend to go to the sauna with fresh piercings only then
to leave when the healing process has completely subsided. Then you run
no danger of developing painful inflammation or over-irritation of the
having to deal with puncture wounds.
A quick recap:
- In principle there is no mandatory
Regulation to piercings in the sauna.
- Depending on material and model you can
with no hesitation, or not.
- With fresh piercings should be possible on every kind
sauna should be avoided until the healing process is complete and the
has passed through.
- It is recommendable to do piercings before
sauna visit. This saves you discussions or embarrassing
judgmental looks, even if that may always be in the eye of the beholder.
- Freely movable piercings made of metal you should
always lose weight to avoid burns on the skin.
- Observe the basic rules of hygiene when
Wearing piercings in the sauna. Thereby you should especially pay attention to a good
Ensure disinfection of the materials.
- Do not visit the sauna when there is
piercings to wound healing disorders, pus or
It's also good to check the reactions of other sauna-goers
to observe the piercings and act accordingly. So you can
be sure that your body jewellery is not disturbing and that your sauna session
is degenerating into a gauntlet.