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How to "Onsen" Like a Pro

When getting into the onsen, be sure to enter bit by bit to attune your body to the heat. First your feet, then mid section, then fingers to shoulders, basically leaving your chest for last. Also, just progressing from your lower half to whole body is fine too.
You probably only want to take about 2 or 3 baths per day maximum. And after leaving the bath, unless the onsen was unusually stimulating, don't wash off, just towel drying is best.
Lastly, you will likely be sweating, so to prevent dehydration, be sure to drink plenty of liquids.

効果的な温泉の入り方 入浴の際、身体を温度に慣らすためまず「かけ湯」をする。
かけ湯は足から腰、指から肩と心臓よ り遠い順にかける。
また、半身浴からはじめ全身浴に移行するのも良い。
入浴回数は一般的には1日2~3回が限度である。
出浴後は刺激の強い温泉の場合を除き、一般には身体は洗わず、拭く程度に止める。
また、発汗などによる脱水を防ぐように水分の補給をする

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