Quite reasonably, what you drink is often what you think about most when it comes to the water in your home.
But what about the water that you shower and bathe in? After all, that’s the water that cleanses your skin – the largest organ in your body – and your hair. If your source water contains contaminants, then think about this – you’re standing underneath a shower of them at least once per day. Not such a nice idea, right?
In the summer, many of us like to shower more frequently than we normally would. Let’s face it – on a hot summer day, nothing beats standing underneath a cooling jet of water!
Your Skin and Chlorine
Now that stream of water might be wonderfully refreshing to step into in the morning, but let’s remember two things: your skin is your largest organ, and your municipal water is very likely to contain chlorine.
To an extent – what we put on our skin is absorbed into our bodies. So, what do you do if you want to cut back on the amount of chlorine in your shower water?