The Importance of Shower Filters

Posted by ShowerFilterStore on 5/24/2017 to Water Facts
The Importance of Shower Filters
When we think of the importance of water filters in our homes, we immediately think of filters for our drinking water. However, it is important to understand that shower water also contains chemicals that can be equally detrimental to our health.

Shower Filter Studies Demonstrate Their Importance

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 1/24/2015 to Water Facts
Chlorine is a necessary element in our water systems as it keeps bacteria from developing. However, studies have shown that hot showers often cause chlorine to be inhaled and absorbed through the skin pores. When inside the human body, chlorine can cause some problematic side effects, such as rashes, allergies and respiratory problems.

Shower Filters and Shower Heads: a Match Made In Heaven

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 7/1/2013 to Water Facts
There are numerous different chlorine removal shower filter models; some come with a shower head that incorporates the chlorine filter. You can simply turn a dial and adjust the spray setting as well as the spray direction. Many people prefer such shower heads that have an adjustable 3-8 way sprays.

Chlorinated Water in the Shower - Purify Your Morning with a Shower Filter

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 4/4/2013 to Water Facts
Every month we find more evidence supporting the importance of removing chlorine from the shower.  The following is an excerpt from some of the best documented information that ShowerFilterStore.com has found in 10 years on the subject of chlorinated water in the shower.

The Alchemy of Copper and Zinc: How Shower Filters Remove Chlorine

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 3/5/2013 to Water Facts
How do copper-zinc shower filters remove chlorine from water? This fortuitous, accidental discovery is what makes hot water filtration possible for the shower filters we offer. Copper and zinc are two rather dissimilar metals that, when combined, can produce modern-day alchemy in everyday life.

Shower Filters – why they're important to have

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 1/24/2013 to Water Facts
Shower filters may seem like something you could live without, but often many important things are hidden in the smallest of details. One of the main purposes of the filters is to remove as much of the chlorine used to disinfect water as possible. Together with other disinfecting agents, chlorine can be dangerous to our organisms even if it is not ingested.

Shower filters are a must for your beauty and health

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 1/1/2013 to Water Facts
Taking a shower seems harmless in most cases. But there are hidden things happening during your morning shower, things you need to be aware of. Chlorine, radon and other waterborne gases are harming your skin affecting your blood streams when they reach that level. Due to hot water, the skin pores open, letting in all these chemicals that are absorbed in your body causing not only beauty related issues, but even health ones.

Why Chlorine Filters Matter: Chlorinated Water Exposure may boost Your Risk of Cancer -

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 1/1/2013 to Water Facts
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Drinking, bathing or swimming in chlorinated water may increase the risk of bladder cancer, a new study shows.The findings are the first to suggest that these chemicals can be harmful when they are inhaled or absorbed through the skin, as well as when they are ingested, Dr. Cristina M. Villanueva of the Municipal Institute of Medical Research in Barcelona, and colleagues note.

Skin Absorption and VOCs: How Shower Filters Can Protect Your Family

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 12/20/2012 to Water Facts
The Role of Skin Absorption as a Route of Exposure for Volatile Organic Compounds
American Journal of Public Health
, 1984, 74:479-484

Oxidation Reduction Potential or Redox (ORP)

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 12/17/2012 to Water Facts
ORP stands for Oxidation Reduction Potential (also known as "Redox").

Chlorine and Your Shower

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 12/1/2012 to Water Facts
Taking long, hot showers is a health risk, according to research presented last week in Anaheim, California, at a meeting of the American Chemical Society. Showers—and to a lesser extent baths—lead to a greater exposure to toxic chemicals contained in water supplies than does drinking water.

Why It's Important to Use a Water Purifier: Chlorine Burns Hair, Stylist Says

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 12/1/2012 to Water Facts
VANCOUVER—This city’s top hairdresser Derek London charges his clients are getting burned by the city.

Shower Filters May Be Critical THM Defense

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 12/1/2012 to Water Facts
Study says chlorination by-products are absorbed at high rates in showers.

Water: The Foundation of the Body - Protect your Body with a Water Filter

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 12/1/2012 to Water Facts
You Are What You Drink and Bathe In!

How our Water Filters Remove Chlorine and Lead and Purifies Water

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 12/1/2012 to Water Facts
The state-of-the-art technology that filters chlorine, sulfur, smell, rust water and traces of heavy metals in The ShowerFilterStore Filter is multi-fold. We use a copper-zinc filtration media and Chlorgon™ (mineral salts). Our “Rainshow’r®” bath filter uses a copper-zinc media and quartz crystals.

Chlorine Can Make Some Blonds Green, and Itchy, Too

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 7/26/1990 to Water Facts
Nothing feels better on a hot day than a dip in a cool pool. And nothing, apparently, is as hard on hair and skin as repeated dips in that pool.