16 Jul '11, 1am

How Toxic Is Your Shower?:

How Toxic Is Your Shower?:

Studies have found disinfecting chemicals can be absorbed into your skin and lungs if you don’t filter them out first. By Leah Zerbe, Rodale.com You don’t want your bathing experience to be dirty. But between harmful chemicals in many shampoos and soaps and the way they can react with the chlorine in our tap water to create more chemical chaos, business as usual in the bathroom needs to change. One easy way you can do that is by installing a shower water filter. True, water filtration may not have as much cache as carrying a reusable bottle or the searching out an organic cosmetics line. But it’s just as important because we suds up every day (most of us, anyway). Fortunately, there are retailers out there who want to help you clean up your act. At Natural Products Expo East in Boston, the Aquasana water filter booth was a happening place. (Consumer Reports regularly recom...

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