Enjoy cleaner, healthier hair and skin simply by taking a shower. Paragon shower filter efficiently helps purify your shower water. Immediate results for, brighter hair, cleaner glowing skin. Chlorine, radon, heavy metals and odors are found in most water systems. When showering these damaging impurities are absorbed through your skin and enter your body they build up residue on hair and skin. Reduces the effects of water hardness. Easy to install. Paragon Shower Filter, try it for health, beauty and cleanliness.
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78%of customersrecommend this product124 of 159reviews
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78%of customersrecommend this product124 of 159reviews
Due to a family emergency I recently had to move into a home that was NOT ready to move into. One of the problems was the INCREDIBLY hard well water. After much research I found the majority of water filters would not address the issue of hard water...then I found the Paragon shower filter system! I was desperate to find something to restore my skin and hair to a normal state and the Paragon system did not disappoint. It was beyond easy to install with simply a basic wrench and about 5 minutes of time. I am more than pleased with this product.
Pros: Easy to Use, Convenient, Looks Great, Good Size & Weight, Nice Design, Light Weight
Are you having hair troubles? It might be hard water! Soon after I moved from my previous apartment, my hair slowly became oily, wouldn't lather & became brittle/thin. I tried everything: double shampooing, different shampoos, and even a clarifying shampoo. Nothing worked. This was my last resort - and it worked beautifully. The filter is a fantastic deal so I caved & bought it. It's easy to install (did it myself) and the water is so soft! My hair is back to being full, strong & shiny. It was the best decision- and such a steal at this price, too!! I bought 2 filter replacements at the same time & got free shipping! You won't be disappointed.
Pros: Convenient, Easy to Install
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Review 3 for Shower Water Filter
The Paragon Water Filter does what it's supposed to do!
We have hard water and the Paragon filter works good. I didn't notice a huge change like if u had a water softener system but I have noticed my skin and hair are softer which was the purpose of getting the filter.
I moved to the Westside of Los Angeles about 6 months ago and since the move my hair has been feeling more dry and damaged at the tips and oily and limp at the roots. But every time I would go on vacation my hair was restored to it's beautiful bouncy shiny self. Therefore, I figured it was the hard water and chemicals in LA water, and decided to purchase this product based on reviews.
Pros: Easy to install. No tools needed. You attach your own showerhead to the filter so if you like your water pressure and flow, this is great!
Cons: Didn't notice much of a difference. If I washed my hair before replacement, and after replacement with my eyes closed, I don't think I would believe there was a difference.
Hence, I have returned the product and purchased another filter to try.
Not bad...when installed, it offsets the nozzle a few inches. The off-white color may or may not go in your bathroom - they have a chrome option. The thing is a bit bulky - not exactly an eyesore but you can decide.
Installation is very easy takes a few minutes total. Filter cartridge is good for 6-9 months. When replacing filter, don't tighten the cartridge housing more than finger tight; housing is plastic and can break. There is a good sized rubber ring seal for the cartridge - just make sure it is seated propertly before tightening the housing.
I was looking for something to combat our hard water, which I've never measured but I can see the effects: poor lathering for soap, terrible water spots, clogged water appliances - you get the picture.
We're renting, so purchasing a water softener system was not an option. This shower attachment received excellent reviews - and it should.
It was quick to install, we haven't had any issues, and the price is great. Not sure how long the filter will last with our water quality - but with the replacements being so inexpensive, I'm not worried about it.
It should also be noted, because no one else commented (that I saw) that detectable shower heads work perfectly with this filter. It can be positioned to the side of the pipe so as not to interfere with a shower handle and it doesn't jut out - but rather back.
Excellent option for our situation.
Pros: Easy to Use, Convenient, Takes Less Space, Nice Design
The old Paragon filter case I had was well-made and worked well for 20 years. I ordered two more of the same style recently. I opened them when they arrived at the local Depot and was disappointed the plastic groove inside that holds the large o-ring was extremely thin, and had rough irregularities that obviously would make it difficult to seal when closed and prevent leaks. This thin plastic O-ring groove was too delicate and not made to last over time. I did not accept these two new filter cases.
Cons: these are not the same quality as in the past!
I've wanted to get this forever but it was out of stock for quite awhile. Was very happy to see it available again and jumped on the purchase right away. I'd viewed lots of reviews from a few different sites and must concur that this is a great product. I'm almost temted to take it with me when I travel as we were away and family and hotel showers now seem to reek of chlorine. Th filter flow is great and installation took all of 3 minutes. Just be sure to flush it out when you first install and if you have a showere head with multiple jet types then cycle through all of them. Besides removing the chlorine smell I have already noticed less dry skin. Don't waste time anymore get one for yourself before they sell out again!
Pros: Easy to Use, Convenient, Nice Design, Light Weight
We have very hard well water at our summer cabin, and my hair always loses its body and looks flat. I had gotten to the point where I would pour a pitcher of lake water over my hair after showering with the well water. This filter was very easy to install, and, while not a miracle cure, does lessen the effects of the hard water on my hair and it has some body again. The other difference I notice is that my eyes no longer sting when I get shower water in them. I wish I had found out about this years ago.
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Review 12 for Shower Water Filter
Unfortunately, in Los Angeles - Hancock Park specifically this filter did not work to remove the minerals..
PostedJuly 26, 2015
Seems like a nice product, better for chlorine I reckon.
Did not work on removing metals like iron and rust from the shower water. These metals contribute to flat, heavy, coated feeling hair. It might do a good job removing chlorine but well water doesn't contain added chlorine. It was easy to install but hangs awkwardly around the shower head.
We selected this product because the filter doesn't need to be replaced as often as most of the others we viewed. The documentation on this filter states it only needs changing approximately once per year which is the longest we saw. When changing the filter there is no need to disassemble the whole thing you just unscrew the outer part. With the others we saw you have to disconnect them from the shower pipe. We did the installation with a minimum of frustration and have had no leaks. I have personally noticed that my skin is less dry with no need for the daily application of lotion which is why we purchased a shower filter in the first place. It seems to be a great product that works as advertised. We would buy one again since replacement filter cartridges are very inexpensive and extra long lasting.
Although we have a water softener to remove iron from our well water, we were still getting rust stains in the shower. My blonde colored hair was also turning dull and orange looking, even after a fresh color job from my hairdresser. Since installing this filter, the shower staining is non existent and my hair is no longer orange tinged. My hair has gone back to being a very shiny & soft colored blonde.
If you have iron in your well water, I would highly recommend this filter, especially if you have blonde highlights or blonde colored hair. I am a 50 year old woman & I installed these filters in our two showers by myself. It was easy. I also replaced my shower heads too. All you need is some plumbers tape, which comes with the unit, and pliers. Remember ladies (and some gents I suspect), counter-clockwise loosens and clockwise tightens.
I would also recommend that the filters be replaced every 3 months or so depending upon how many people are using that shower everyday. You can purchase replacement filters for these units for $9.96 from Home Depot versus $19.97 for an entire new unit. If you wait too long to replace the filters, you will probably find the inside of the unit, that holds the filter, covered in rust (iron) and probably the shower head as well. Depending on the amount of usage & iron in your water, you can decide whether to just replace the filter or the whole unit. Either way, it is easy to do.
My one negative is the fact that these units can only be purchased on-line. I would prefer to pick these up at my local Home Depot.
The water in our neck of the woods here in southeast Michigan contains a high level of chlorine. So much so, that simply turning on a faucet produces an odor similar to that of standing next to a hotel swimming pool. Due to this, we do not use tap water for cooking or drinking (strictly distilled water). We wanted something to minimize the chlorine in the shower water however, since chlorine is easily absorbed through the skin. I ran across the Paragon shower filter in a health magazine recently, which gave it a "great" rating amongst other contenders when considering performance and price (initial and long-term). I immediately did further research online and found similar reviews, then purchased the unit here at Home Depot's web site.
The unit was received quickly (Bravo Home Depot shipping!) and installation was very simple, taking less than ten minutes even with a detachable hand-held shower head.
We're very impressed with this filters performance. There was NO TRACE of the inundating chlorine smell in the shower water. Additionally, perhaps due to filtering other contaminants, there was a marked increase in the "cleaning action" (for lack of a better description) of soap and shampoo.
Considering price, including long-term cost for replacement filter elements, and the filters performance, we give the Paragon Shower Filter FIVE STARS.
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Review 17 for Shower Water Filter
NO DIFFERENCE AFTER TEST
PostedJune 20, 2015
No, I do not recommend this product.
I tested my water directly before and after installing the filter. I again tested it after using it a few days. I kid you not, there was absolutely no difference. I don't know how they're able to sell something that obviously has no better outcome. Do not purchase. I suggest paying more for something that actually works.
The filter system was purchased to replace an identical predecessor that was failing due to metal and plastic "fatigue"---it was wearing out from use. The new one is not built as well as the original--it periodically leaks at its gasket where the cover of the filter is attached to the plastic base which requires retightening---and worse yet sometimes the top pops right off of the filter when the shower valve is opened the first thing in the morning...water pressure pops the filter off of the base, and it's done this right after I tighten it down on the base! I guess I will need clamp the filter cover to the base--not very aesthetically pleasing.
Bought this as I moved to an area with hard water and my hair was dry and breaking. Since installing this, my hair is greatly improved, more volume and shinier. The filer it very easy to install. I don't think it would work with a handheld shower attachment... maybe with some extra pieces. Really great and would buy it again.
I bought one for me and one for my mother. My mother had been having problems with rashes since moving into a house with city water instead of well water. I have very dry skin, and very hard water. The water filter was very simple to install and only took minutes. It works with our detachable shower heads and doesn't lower the shower head. But most important my hair and skin feel great and my mother's rash miraculously disappeared. Too bad she didn't get this before going to the dermatologist.