Many of us focus on the foods we ingest to ensure, as much as possible, that we prevent toxins from entering our body.

Yet at the same time, we often fail to appreciate what we absorb via the skin – our largest organ of all. Many personal care products contain ingredients that we should never let near our skin, which is why we should look carefully at labels before making such a purchase.

Using a shower head filter is just one way you can protect your skin from damage caused by toxins such as chlorine. In this article, we'll look at the negative consequences of prolonged exposure to such toxins.