How Does Our Vitamin C Shower Filter Remove Chlorine?

Depending on where you live, you may be showering with hard water, and it can really take its toll on your skin and hair. If your skin has ever felt severely dry or itchy after showering, hard water is likely the culprit. Unfiltered shower water can contain harsh chemicals, chlorine, rust, and even bacteria and fungus from the shower head. That’s why our Vitamin C Shower Filter is a game-changer for your bathing routine. Not only does it provide a spa-like experience, but it eliminates chlorine and water impurities for a clean, healthy shower. Keep reading to see how it works! 

What is Vitamin C?

Let’s start with the basics. Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is known to be one of the safest and most effective nutrients, which is why it is often considered the holy grail for skincare. You can get Vitamin C in various foods, such as fruits and vegetables, and it is also sold as a dietary supplement. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that helps boost the immune system to protect your body against infection. It is also beneficial for your skin health. Along with brightening your skin tone, Vitamin C prevents premature aging, repairs damaged skin, and promotes collagen production for healthier, younger-looking skin. 

What is Chlorine and Why is it Harmful?

Chlorine is an active chemical substance commonly used to treat tap water. However, it can also be highly toxic. This toxin irritates the skin, as well as the lungs. Whenever you bathe, your pores open up, and this enables chlorine to find its way into the body. Chlorine separates hydrogen from water, which causes the release of gas compounds, such as hydrogen chloride and nascent oxygen. These gas compounds cause tissue damage to the body because they bind with the protein in the skin and hair. Hair will look dry and brittle and skin will look and feel dry and itchy. Bottom line: Your shower should not have as much chlorine as a swimming pool. 

How our Vitamin C Shower Filter Works 

Vitamin C is an effective neutralizer that reduces harmful toxins in cold and hot water. It reacts quickly with chlorine, making it very fast and easy to neutralize. Yes, Vitamin C can leave acidic residue in its solution. However, the residue can be beneficial to your skin health because it helps to maintain the skin’s mantle (the acidic film on the surface of your skin) and prevents the build-up of bacteria. Once the shower water passes through the sediment filter, the Vitamin C gel gets picked up and releases the powder that helps neutralize the chlorine oxidant. This results in 99% less water impurities and chlorine in your shower water (yay!)

Aside from Vitamin C, our shower filters contain 100% vegan ingredients to improve your skin and hair health. We’ve added oatmeal powder and a botanical oil blend to soften and soothe dry, itchy skin. Hyaluronic acid helps increase skin’s moisture and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Vegan probiotics strengthen and regenerate the skin barrier for healthy, glowing skin. With these powerful, feel-good ingredients and the aromatherapy of our Vitamin C Shower Filter, you’ll never want to get out of the shower! 

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