Three Things to Know About Water Filters for Your Shower Head

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Enjoy getting in your shower every day with a water filter for your shower head.Pexels

If you live in an area with hard water, you know first hand just how much your skin and hair can suffer. Dry, dull and flaky—unfiltered water can leave deposits of minerals that make you appear to age prematurely and cause dandruff-like buildup on your scalp. Typical showerheads can also harbor mold, mildew and bacteria. Showerhead filters are a cheap and easy fix for these issues, but the benefits don’t stop there. Keep reading to find out just how a showerhead filter can improve your health and home environment, and find the right filter for you.

AquaBliss High Output Revitalizing Shower Filter - Reduces Dry Itchy Skin, Dandruff, Eczema, and Dramatically Improves The Condition of Your Skin, Hair and Nails - Chrome (SF100)
This filter uses 12 stages to clean your water. Fits most sprayer types.AquaBliss

Showerheads are a hidden source of mold and bacteria that is commonly overlooked. Because the fixture gets warm and stays wet, it provides the perfect conditions for mold growth. That means every time you turn on your shower, you spray bacteria and mold particles into the air, as well as your body. The right filter can eliminate the presence of mold and other bacteria, which means you lessen your exposure.

Aqua Earth 15 Stage Shower Filter with Vitamin C Shower Filters for Hard Water Unique Coconut Shell Activated Carbon Technology | Best Removes Chlorine Fluoride Heavy Metals & Other Sediments
Softens water using plant based filtration. Comes with 2 cartridges, each of which lasts 10,000 gallons.Aqua Earth

If you want to take your anti-aging game to the next level, you can also look for a filter that has a Vitamin C cartridge. Vitamin C has been proven to brighten the texture of hair and skin, as well as hair’s shine.

AquaHomeGroup Luxury Filtered Shower Head Set 15 Stage Shower Filter for Hard Water Removes Chlorine and Harmful Substances - Showerhead Filter High Output
Eliminates heavy metals and softens H2O with a rain-like flow.AquaHomeGroup

Most municipal water sources treat water with very small amounts of chlorine in order to make water safe for drinking, cooking and bathing. However, when chlorine is vaporized, the resulting gas can irritate lungs when inhaled. Look for a shower filter that eliminates chlorine from the water so you don’t have to worry about inadvertently breathing in harmful chemicals.