Eliminates chlorine absorption! As you may know, chlorine is a poison, present in your tap and shower water. It damages skin and hair, and poses other serious health risks everyday.Your body absorbs 600% more chlorine by taking a shower than by drinking a glass of water! In other words, the more showers you take, the more you contaminate your body.
Here's how to change that:Vitashower vitamin C shower filter lets you enjoy chlorine-free, odorless, clean and nutrient-rich showers.
Listen to our latest testimonial:
Vitashower uses the newest technology of Vitamin C filtration to dechlorinate your shower or bath water. We are proud to announce that independent testing has proven Vitashower shower filters to be:
"The most effective shower filter on the market for removing harmful chlorine and chlorine products." With this superior chlorine removal technology, you'll see immediate changes in the way your hair and skin feel.
Relief from dry skin and scalp
Totally removes chlorine and chloramines from your shower, bath or hot tub.
Less fading on color-treated hair
Softer, more manageable hair: no more Bad Hair Days!
Improved lathering and sudsing
Attaches easily to any shower fixture
Dechlorinating agent is 100% pharmaceutical grade Vitamin C
Meets the de-chlorinating requirements of the EPA Clean Water Act
Replaceable cartridge: Chlorine shower filter life of up to 15,000 gallons (57,000 litres)
Environmentally safe, and safe for infants, adults and pets
High Output -- no restriction to flow
We're the only company to offer Vitashower with a replaceable filter
As S.K. reports: "I noticed softer hair and skin immediately." (all testimonials on file)
Be chlorine FREE
Help prevent bladder and rectal cancer
Stop after-bath itchiness
Get total relief from dry skin and scalp
Healthier and younger-looking skin
Softer and more manageable hair
Long lasting color on color-treated hair
Vitashower Vitamin C shower filters work at any water temperature or water pressure and independently of the quality of your water.
But... is it safe? YES, Vitamin C is known for strengthening the immune system and as an excellent nutrient for skin and hair. The use of Vitamin C is more environmentally conscious than traditional activated carbon, KDF or sulfur-based chemicals such as calcium (or sodium) sulfite or sulfate. Vitamin C is not toxic to humans and is safe for the tenderest skin.
A 2007 independent shower filter comparison tested the top 8 shower filter brands under real world conditions. Tests include before and after total residual chlorine (a combination of free chlorine & chloramine) levels using a digital chlorine meter to measure the results. Each chlorine filter shower head was tested for its ability to remove both free and combined chlorine in an actual residential shower unit. This shower filter comparison puts to the test various manufacturer's claims, as to the effectiveness of their chlorine shower filters. Vitashower shower filter ranks the Number One best shower filter on the market. Here's the summary (prices as of 2009):
See the lab test results for the Vitashower shower filter here.
Because "a long, hot shower can be dangerous. Toxic chemicals are inhaled in high concentrations." Dr. John Andelman PhD., Bottom Line. For information on the Harmful Effects of Chlorine Plus a "Must Read" - Dangers of your Morning Shower -- see our Articles section. FOR THE VERY LATEST NEWS--CHECK OUT THIS ARTICLE: Chlorine and Cancer
We also offer:
Vitabath -- Effervescent Vitamin C Dechlorination Tablets for the bath
Completely eliminates dry itchy skin caused by chlorine in your bath or spa.
Effervescent vitamin C dechlorination tablets are composed of ascorbic acid, citric acid and sodium bicarbonate. This powerful formula is designed to neutralize chlorine and chloramines in baths, hot tubs or spas.
Suggested use: One tablet per bath. As Vitabath dissolves, the vitamin C will become effervescent and begin to fizz. One Vitabath effervescent tablet will neutralize 1 ppm chlorine and chloramines in 100 gallons of water Great for a luxurious bath!
Effervescent Vitamin C Dechlorination Tablets (100 tablets for 100 baths): $42.95 Shipping costs: $9.95 US / $8.30 Can
Learn why Vitashower filtration is essential to your health, read: Vitashower filter basics
Shower Filter -- Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Vitashower filtering media? 100% Pharmaceutical Grade Vitamin C.
How does Vitashower remove chlorine and chloramines from water? Vitashower utilizes ascorbic acid (vitamin C) chemistry for dechlorination. Vitamin C does not hold the chlorine; it turns free chlorine and chlorine by-products into a harmless compound.
Is there scientific evidence that Vitamin C can be used in dechlorination? Yes. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Risk Management Research Laboratory demonstrated that Vitamin C is a safe and fast dechlorination agent. Click Research for detailed information.
How much Vitamin C is in the Vitashower filter? There are 250 grams of Vitamin C in each Vitashower cartridge. One gram of Vitamin C will neutralize 1 ppm (part per million) chlorine in 100 gallons of water.
What is the advantage of Vitamin C? Vitamin C is the safest and healthiest dechlorination process. It not only fully neutralizes both chlorine and chloramines but also provide additional nutrients for skin and hair.
Has Vitamin C ever been used in dechlorination? Yes. Vitamin C dechlorination has a lengthy history. It has been used in EPA and APHA methods for the dechlorination of lab samples. In the medical industry, it is the standard for critical applications such as dialysis, where the introduction of chlorinated water or toxic chemicalwould be catastrophic.
Does Vitashower filter require maintenance? No. Vitashower does not need any maintenance. You screw it in once and then enjoy chlorine-free showers.
Do I have to back flush the Vitashower filter? No.
How long will the Vitashower last and how much water will it filter? A Vitashower shower filter will process approximately 15,000 Gallons (57,000 litres) of water. On average it will last about 10-12 months for a family of 2 or 3. (Based on average shower time per person (8 mins) and average water use per shower of 3 gallons per minute). This is about 300-400% longer than a KDF shower filter. Temperature and pressure of the water have no effect on lifetime.
Does Vitashower have a replaceable cartridge? Yes, we recommend replacement approximately every 10 months.
Does the Vitashower filter reduce the flow rate? No noticeable change of flow rate is found after the Vitashower filter is installed.
Does the performance of Vitashower depend on water temperature or pressure? No. The Vitashower works for any water temperature (hot or cold), any water pressure (high or low) and any quality of water as long as the ordinary shower head works.
Can I use my own shower head with the Vitashower filter? Yes, you use your own showerhead.
Is the Vitashower filter easy to install? Yes, simply screw the filter inlet onto your existing shower arm.
What is the warranty on the shower head water filter? There is a one year warranty on the filter body and 90 days on the filter cartridge.
What are the Vitabath tablets? Vitamin tablets that fully neutralize the chlorine in baths and hot tubs.
How many Vitabath tablets are needed for a bath? One Vitabath tablet is good for one bath. It's capable of treating 100 Gallons of water. The volume of an ordinary bath tub is about 50 Gallons. Therefore, half of the vitamin is useful in providing additional nutrients for skin and hair.
Can I use Vitabath tablets for the dechlorination of my fish tank? Yes. They are safe and effective for dechlorination of fish tanks. One tablet is capable of neutralizing 100 Gallons of water.
Can I use Vitabath tablets in the laundry? Yes. Chlorine is a common ingredient of detergents. During the rinse cycle, adding a Vitabath tablet to your washing machine will neutralize chlorine and protect cloth fibers against chlorine attack.
What our Customers Say: "I love the way my hair and skin feels now! Bye bye Chicago water! A+." Nancy Nguyen, Chicago, IL "This is my 2nd filter, it's great for soft skin and shiny, smooth hair." Sheryl Horst Warren, IN
"It's our experience that the Vitashower filter helps keep hair color from fading. It keeps red and copper colors lasting longer, and prevents brassy tones in the blonds (especially for streaks)." Magali Messager, Coiffure Trixx Salon, Montreal
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