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Suffering from dry, brittle, or even green tinted hair? While water is often treated to a baseline standard for human consumption, there is still a lot of variability in water chemistry. Variations in that chemistry may be wreaking havoc on your locks. Read on to learn how your water quality may be affecting your hair.


Water treatment can be confusing. With the ever-growing list of potential contaminants making their way into drinking water, it's hard to know which is the best system for you. In this Tips for Taps piece, we take a deep dive into a popular at-home treatment option: Ion Exchange–as we ask: what is an ion exchange (IE) system, how does it work, and is it right for you?