It's been hailed as a skin elixir by supermodels and actress's alike who confess to drinking litres of it per day. So it's ironic to consider that while water is essential for our overall health on the inside, it could be detrimental in our quest for a flawless visage on the outside. Washing our face is a crucial part of any skincare regime and while we're constantly on the lookout for the best balm, oil, mousse and lotion to cleanse the day off of our face, there's a major component in our routines that could be hindering our efforts. Tap water. Although we, in the UK, are truly fortunate enough to have some of the cleanest, most regulated water systems in the world, there's a whole host of trace nasties wreaking havoc with your skin.
#SkinSchool: How damaging is tap water for our skin?
3 Ways to Stop Hard Water from Ruining Your Skin - wikiHow
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Is The Water Where You Live Wreaking Havoc On Your Skin?
Skip navigation! Story from Beauty. Georgia Murray. You don't have to be a water sommelier to know that not all water is made alike, that some tastes differently than others, that some is hard and some is soft.
Interested in some online meetups? Come talk about it. It is about to destroy my skin. The water quality issues will be addressed soon but not soon enough. To be clear about what I'm asking: This is not a question about fixing the hard water.