How to Clean a Sauna Suit

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Sauna suits are vinyl suits worn during exercise to enhance the body's metabolism for optimized fat burning. The suits are designed to be worn over light exercise clothing such as T-shirts and shorts. Because sauna suits are exposed to sweat, they need regular cleaning to maintain their usefulness. Many manufacturers design suits that can be machine-washed. Sauna suits can be safely and easily hand-washed and rinsed.

Things You'll Need

  • Large bucket or sink
  • Mild liquid detergent
  • Hanger
  • Fill the bucket or sink with cool or tepid water and add a splash or squirt of mild liquid detergent such as a dish detergent or Simple Green.

  • Turn the sauna suit inside out and immerse the suit in the sink. Gently swirl the suit in the cleaning solution.

  • Drain the cleaning solution and rinse the sauna suit several times in cool or tepid water.

  • Hang the sauna suit to drip-dry. When the inside is dry, turn the suit right-side out to completely dry all surfaces.

Tips & Warnings

  • Consider hanging your suit upside down on a pants or skirt clip-style hanger so that no water pools around the legs or arms. Suspend the suit from the ankle cuffs for water to drip out. You can also clip the wrist cuffs.
  • Wash your sauna suit regularly in Simple Green to remove exercise odors.
  • Before you wash the suit, check the suit and seams for any tears or rips that need to be repaired.
  • Do not expose sauna suits to heat, such as from a dryer, heater or direct sunlight.

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