Why is your skin slippery or slimy feeling with soft water?
We recently built a new home and have a well and septic system. The problem we have is this. When we take a shower, wash our hands, or clothes we have problems getting the soap to rinse off. It feels as if we have a film all over our body when we finish our showers and wash our hands. What can be done about this? The good thing about it is that we do not have to use as much soap in the clothes washer and dishwasher.
It sounds like you have soft water but you might want to measure the bacteria levels to be sure you don't actually have slime.
Hard water contains a lot of calcium and/or magnesium in it. As you bath in standard hard water, the calcium and magnesium strip the natrual oils off of your skin and hair. You feel cleaner because your skin is dryer making it feel squeaky clean. That 'squeak' you feel is from lack of oil, just like in machinery. I would imagine a car engine is much cleaner without oil in it, but it wont last long.
When you run water through a water softener, the calcium and magnesium is removed. Now when you bathe, the natural oil is left behind and your skin and hair is softer, more
protected from the elements.
Also see :
Bottled_Water: Better Than The Tap?
|We Offer Over 28,000 Products|
|Purchase Orders Accepted
(subject to approval)
|Rated "A+" with the BBB|
25 years, Zero Complaints
Got a Millipore Water System?
For Huge Savings
|List All Products|
APS Water Services Corp. 7320 Valjean Ave, Van Nuys, CA. 91406
800-460-9011 Toll Free | 818-786-0600 Local/International | 818-786-2347 Fax | Public@apswater.com
Images may or may not be of actual product.
* Flat Rate UPS shipping when able to ship via UPS and is in the USA excluding Hawaii and Alaska.
Larger Items may not be able to ship via UPS, in that case freight charges will be quoted seperately.
7/31/2016 at 2:39:03 AM
Clack is a registered trademark of Clack corporation
Barnstead Water Filtration Products
Laboratory Water Products
Water Treatment For Hydroponic Growers
Lab Water Specialists