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.

What's In Our Water? A Parent's Guide To Shower Filters

Posted by Shower Filter Store on 5/17/2017 to Tips & Suggestions
What's In Our Water? A Parent's Guide To Shower Filters
We consume it, we bathe in it, over half of our body weight is made of it, and without it, we simply cannot survive. But how can we be certain that the water we are putting into our bodies is as natural and pure as we assume it to be?

The Layman's Guide To Shower Filters

Posted by Shower Filter Store on 5/11/2017 to Tips & Suggestions
The Layman's Guide To Shower Filters
Here at the Shower Filter Store we get a lot of questions about what the best options are when it comes to purifying your water with a water filter. We’ve worked with shower filters and water filters for nearly 27 years now so we know quite a bit about the subject.

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").

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 – 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.

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.

Skin Absorption of Contaminants In Water: Why Shower Filters are Important

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 12/1/2012
Several EPA surveys, taken during the last several years, indicate that both finished and ground water supplies throughout the United States have been contaminated with volatile organic compounds. The compounds and concentrations vary considerably by location but are generally highest in the industrialized areas east of the Mississippi River.

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

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

What Our Water Filters Will Remove - Full Specs on the Best Filters in the Industry!

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 12/13/2012
Most people regard a hot shower or bath as one of life’s little pleasures. However, what many don’t regard is the danger of chlorine in the water. Although chlorine is universally used to disinfect water, it is not safe for drinking, showering or bathing.

Chlorine Vapours - The Hidden Menace In Your Shower and the Chlorine Filters That Remove Them

Posted by newmarketnaturals on 11/20/2012
Evidence continues to mount that the chlorine added as a disinfectant to public water systems is a health hazard, and that many people may be getting much more exposure to chlorine and its toxic byproducts by inhaling it in the shower than by drinking it in their tap water.

Water Filters Can Save Your Life

Posted by Administrator on 12/1/2014
Chemicals added to drinking water linked to causing cancer 

When you drink a glass of water you may think you are making a healthy decision but what is in that water that you can't see?

Fluoride In Our Water: Informed Consent and Medical Ethics

Posted by Administrator on 8/1/2013 to Fluoride Facts
Medical ethics is a field of study that has evolved a great deal over history. Medical ethics is the “system of moral principles that apply values and judgments to the practice of medicine” (1). In the not so distant past, unwitting people were regularly used as research experiments, even as recently as the notorious Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment that extended over four decades from the 1930s to the 1970s in which the effects of untreated syphilis on black men in Tuskegee, Alabama were studied without their informed consent.

Bottled Water & Water Filters: The Dirty Truth

Posted by Administrator on 9/1/2013
Unfiltered tap water doesn't always taste so great. So when we buy bottled water, we expect to get a cool, refreshing, clean, safe drinking alternative. Bottled water is a $100 Billion a year industry and over half of Americans drink it (1). Use of bottled water is skyrocketing globally, with America leading the pack. Americans drank 9 billion gallons of bottled water in 2008 (1). The labels are pretty, the bottles look nice and make the water look pure, and it’s convenient. But what do we really know about bottled water?

Omica Powered Shower Filters

Posted by Administrator on 10/1/2013
Since 1992, Shower Filter Store has been on the cutting edge of shower filtration, vigilant in a search to continually offer its customers the best of what a filtered shower can offer; from effectiveness and design to function and spray options. Our newest filtered shower discovery is called OMICA. It effectively removes not only chlorine and traces of heavy metals but also removes Fluoride and VOCs, volatile organic compounds such as herbicides and pesticides.
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