Shower water filters are an important way to remove impurities from your water supply. Consumer Reports has compiled a list of the best shower water filters on the market to help you choose the right one for your home.
The first thing to consider when purchasing a shower water filter is the type of filter you need. There are two main types of filters: carbon filters and reverse osmosis filters. Carbon filters are the most common type of filter and are effective at removing a wide range of impurities, including chlorine, lead, and sediment. Reverse osmosis filters are less common but are more effective at removing smaller impurities, such as bacteria and viruses.
Once you’ve decided on the type of filter you need, you’ll need to choose a model that is compatible with your shower. There are a few different ways to do this, but the easiest way is to check the manufacturer’s website to see if they have a list of compatible models.
Once you’ve found a compatible model, you’ll need to install it. This is usually a simple process that involves attaching the filter to the shower head. However, some filters may require more complicated installation, so it’s important to read the instructions carefully before you begin.
After you’ve installed the filter, you’ll need to replace the filter cartridge every few months. This is typically a simple process that involves unscrewing the old cartridge and screwing in the new one. However, some filters may require you to disassemble the entire unit in order to replace the cartridge.
When you’re ready to buy a shower water filter, be sure to check Consumer Reports for the latest ratings and reviews. This will help you find the best model for your needs.
Shower Water Filters Comparison Table
Top Shower Water Filters Reviews By Consumer Reports March 2023
Below is the list of best Shower Water Filters with a detailed guide that you can consider in your purchase:
20-Stage Shower Head Filter-Shower Head Filter for Hard Water, with 3 Replaceable Filter Cartridges, High Output Shower Water Filter for Removing Chlorine and fluoride, Polished Chrome
$28.51 in stock
- 20-Stage Filtration: KDF 55, Alkaline Ceramic Balls, Activated carbon, Calcium Sulfite and other filtering materials ensures best effect of water quality purification. 20 Stages filter materials can effectively reduce chlorine, heavy metals, rust, sand and other sediments.
- 3 Replacement Cartridge: Contains a total of 3 filter cartridge. Capacity of each cartridge is 12,000 gallons of water, which provides clean and odorless water and can be used by a family of four for 6-8 months.
- Essentials For Body Care: High output shower filter removes unpleasant odors & impurities, relieves fatigue quickly, slows down aging and makes your skin smooth. This shower filter water softener acts as a moisturizer, purifier, softens and provides the best feeling for sensitive skin.
- Complete Compatibility: Universal shower filter can be installed in any home, it uses a standard 1/2" thread type. Fit for most rain shower heads, fix shower heads and hand showers.
- Easy Installation Without Any Tool: Installation takes only a few minutes and no tools required even if you are not good at hand. We also supply free teflon tape and 2 rubber washers to avoid leakage.
AquaBliss High Output Revitalizing Shower Filter - Reduces Dry Itchy Skin, Dandruff, Eczema, and Dramatically Improves The Condition of Your Skin, Hair and Nails - Chrome (SF100)
$35.86 in stock
- DAY 1 - IMMEDIATELY BEGINS REJUVENATING SKIN, HAIR & NAILS: HARD, chlorinated, chemical ridden water causing itchy skin, flaky dandruff, eczema, bone-dry hair and brittle nails? Let our UNIQUE, PROPRIETARY SYSTEMS MULTI-STAGE sediment filters, redox media, calcium sulfite, activated carbon and ceramic beads deliver MAXIMUM WATER FILTRATION to NEUTRALIZE ODORS, balance out your PH levels and INFUSE BENEFICIAL MINERALS into your skin, nails and hair from the first time you turn it on!
- ACTUALLY WORKS - EXPERIENCE THE CLEANEST CLEAN: MOST filters for showers eliminate some chemicals for a short time, but do nothing to restore the damage done to your hair, nails and skin. Our ADVANCED MULTI-STAGE HEALTH FILTER reduces Chlorine, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, dirt, odors, helps control scale buildup plus restores what your hard, chemical filled water did to your hair, skin and nails!
- JUST .09 CENTS/DAY: WHAT is your HEALTH worth? What about LOOKING YOUR BEST? If you’re a savvy shopper, you’ve done your research so you know that most shower filter cartridge options for well or city water only last a few months, then cost a pretty penny to replace. AquaBliss “EASY SWAP” showerhead FILTER replacements last longer cost less - for CLEANER, CLEARER, BEAUTIFYING SHOWER TIME for LESS than .09 cents per day.
- “IT FITS!” - EASIEST NO-TOOL INSTALL: IF YOU can snap together Legos, you can easily remove your old shower filter or chlorine filter and replace it with this in minutes! Because we believe life should be EASY, we ENGINEERED the FITTING so IT WORKS with ALL SHOWER TYPES – including fixed, rain and handheld. No tools required.
- ADVANCED REVITALIZING SF100 VS HEAVY DUTY SF220: CUSTOMERS LOVE both of our AQUABLISS shower head filters. Here’s how to know WHICH ONE TO CHOOSE. If you’re simply looking for a HEAVY DUTY shower filter to target and reduce chemicals, sediment and chlorine – buy our SF220. If you’d love the BONUS BENEFIT of our ceramic beads, to RESTORE HEALTHY, itch free skin, shiny hair and strong nails then you’ll want to add this Advanced revitalizing filter to your cart now.
Shower Head Filter for Hard Water - 20 Stage - 5 Replacement Cartridges - High Output Water Softener to Remove Chlorine and Fluoride - Soft Water Filtered with Vitamin C E - Purifying Softening Aqua
4 used from $47.45
- PREMIUM CARE: Your body deserves fresh, chemical-free, odorless water. Our shower head filter with 20 stages of MAXIMUM water filtration makes skin SOFTER, nails STRONGER and hair SHINIER
- EFFECTIVE shower filters to remove chlorine and fluoride
- FULL COMPATIBILITY: Our EASY to install universal shower filters can be placed on wall-mounted, handheld, rainfall and combo shower heads for versatile home use. They help to remove rust and iron
- CONSISTENT WATER PRESSURE and LESS SCALE BUILD-UP: Our excellent hard water shower head filter is also a shower head water softener so you will have much less bathtub residue
- LIFETIME INVESTMENT IN PURE WATER: Purified water activates your cells, increases the oxygen content in your blood
Handheld Shower Head with Filter, FEELSO High Pressure 3 Spray Mode Showerhead with 60" Hose, Bracket and 15 Stage Water Softener Filters for Hard Water Remove Chlorine and Harmful Substance
$32.99 in stock
2 used from $31.34
- 【Newest Designed Filtered Shower Head】 This FEELSO newest designed handheld shower head is equipped with 15 stages powerful filter layer, with superior KDF, calcium sulfite, activated carbon, vitamin C, ceramic balls and so on, feature to protect your skin and hair. Meanwhile, the shower head is composed of chrome plated high-quality ABS, the structure is tight and not easy to break, you won't worry about leaking water on the hose or shower head.
- 【Purify the Water, Protect You】 The powerful filtration system of the handheld filtered shower head helps to remove chlorine, heavy metals (lead, mercury, nickel, chromium) and other harmful substance, helps to improves the condition of your body in both hot and cold water.1.8GPM Water flow, You can enjoy the cleanest shower experience with your family, especially needed by elder, women and children.
- 【High Pressure & Water Saving】 The FEELSO 4.7 inches large handheld spray has the density and strong water to bring you full coverage of the rain experience no matter how low the water pressure is. It can make water spread your body completely to help you release all pressure. You will get rid of all the troubles of traditional showers and enjoy a healthy rain shower.
- 【3 Spray Modes】 Allow you experience different shower modes from this filtered shower head as it features 3 shower settings, including rainfall mode, massage mode and mix mode, which can be selected according to your preference. Simply press the switch button to choose your favorite spray mode, and enjoy wonderful and healthy shower moment. In addition, the massage mode has tightly focused water flow, which helps you relieve muscle pressure and rejuvenate body.
- 【Easy to Assemble & Hassle-free After Sale】 No Plumber Needed. The hand held shower head that attach to shower is lightweight and easy to install. Universal G1/2” threads quickly connect to any standard shower arm in minutes. If you have any questions about our products, you can contact us through Amazon and we will provide you with the best customer service within 24 hours.
Filtered Shower Head, 20 Stage Shower Head Filter for Hard Water, TODSTA 3 Modes Water Softener Shower Head with Filters Remove Chlorine and Harmful Substances
$17.81 in stock
- 【20-Stage Shower Filter Cartridge】20-stage filter adopts KDF 55, Alkaline Ceramic Balls, Activated carbon, Calcium Sulfite and other filtering materials, which can effectively reduce harmful substances such as chlorine, heavy metals, impurities, unpleasant odors, and inhibit the growth of scale, providing you with the cleanest and most comfortable water flow.
- 【3 Shower Modes】You can experience different shower mode from this shower filter for hard water, Rain Mode, Massage Mode and Rain & Massage Mode.Gently turn the controller and choose your favorite spray mode.Each mode can bring you a unique bathing experience.You will get rid of all the troubles of traditional showers and enjoy a healthy shower.
- 【360 Adjustable】High pressure filtered shower head connection part adopts a solid rotating ball design so that the shower head can flexibly adjust the angle or direction.
- 【High Pressure Shower Head】High pressure filtered water filter shower head adopts a double-stage water flow supercharging design.When water flows through the booster valve inside the filter. The water pressure is increased for the first time, and the water flow can be quickly passed through the filter element. When the water flows through the silicone nozzle, the small nozzle track can pressurize the water flow again, so as to achieve a high-pressure rain experience.
- 【Easy to install】The water softening shower heads with filters is suitable for G1/2” threads connect to any standard shower arm.shower filter and shower head combination are easy to install without tools. you only need to wrap the teflon tape on the shower arm and And the junction of the two and tighten them.
15 Stage Shower Filter - Shower Head Filter - Hard Water Filter, Remove Chlorine Heavy Metals and Other Sediments, Vitamin C Water Softener Reduces Dry Itchy Skin, Dandruff BWDM (Chrome)
$19.98 in stock
- PURIFIES YOUR WATER, PERFECTS YOUR SKIN : BWDM shower filter provide your shower with ideal water for softer and cleaner skin and hair.
- Vitamin C 15 STAGE FILTRATION: Quickly, easily and naturally eliminate all the yuck in city water, hard water and well water systems. The Vitamin C nourishes skin with natural moisturizers and minimizes skin dryness. Formulated to maintain a body¡¯s natural PH. Works well with hot and cold water.
- FULL COMPATIBILITY: Our universal shower filters can be placed on wall-mounted, handheld, rainfall and combo shower heads for versatile home use. Universal Replacement cartridge Standard Size 2.7x 2.4 in , replacement time depending on water quality and frequency of use. Easy intallation, Just open the housing of the shower cartridge filter, take out old and replace with new one and make sure that washer is in the slot which is inside the filter to avoid leaking.
- CONSISTENT WATER PRESSURE: our high-performance inline water filter won’t reduce existing water pressure for an improved rinse. But if you have a lot of sediments, you may need to backwash often to avoid a decrease in water flow.
- EASY INSTALLATION: Universal G1/2”threads fitting to any standard shower pipe, arm or extender. Installation takes only a few minutes and No tools or plumbers are needed. just rinse the shower filter, remove the old shower head, wrap the new Teflon tape, lay the rubber gasket flat, screw on the shower filter and shower head, To remove any carbon dust build-up, allow water to run through the filter for 5-10 minutes before use. Enjoy clean water!
SparkPod High Pressure Shower Filter Head - Ultimate Water Softener Suitable for People with Dry Hair, Skin and Scalp, Shower Head with Filter Helps to Remove Chlorine (Luxury Polished Chrome)
$34.95 in stock
- Tired of using Low output shower heads: Unlike other shower filters, SparkPod’s multistage filtered shower head provides results that no one matches. We stand behind our quality that helps you with dry skin, rough hair and itchy skin.
- No more hard water issues with healthy being: SparkPod’s extraordinary water softener shower head contains high-grade Activated Carbon and Vitamin C with Mineral/Ceramic Balls, which filters Chlorine and Heavy Metals.
- Forget about traditional low spray modes: Our high pressure shower head with filters is equipped with easy to twist modes. Enjoy a Massage Rain setting, a mixed Stream for Gentle Pressure, or a Power Focused Stream to Rinse out Shampoo.
- Tool free Installation- Our leak and Rustproof ABS filter shower head attaches to any ½-inch pipe in less than 1 minute! Protect your family for less than .07 cents/day: Enjoy 2-3 Months of filtered soft water per replacement Cartridge.
- Satisfaction Guaranteed: You Come First! At SparkPod, We Strive to Deliver Quality Shower Products to our Customers Because we Believe that "Happiness is a long Shower". Your order is backed by a 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee and a 1-Year Warranty!
AQUAYOUTH 2.0 Carbon Shower Head Filter | Removes Chlorine, Heavy Metals, And More | Great For Dry Skin, Dry Hair, And More | NSF Certified (2.0 Carbon Filter System)
- CERTIFIED & TRUSTED PERFORMANCE: In an industry saturated with unvalidated performance claims, you can rest assured knowing that AquaYouth has invested in third party testing and certification. The AquaYouth 2.0 shower filter is the only shower filter on the market that is NSF/ANSI 177 certified for the reduction of Free Available Chlorine and NSF/ANSI 372 certified for Low Lead Content Verification and confirmed the reduction of heavy metals by Korea Environment & Water Works Institute.
- POWERFUL MULT-STAGE WATER FILTRATION: The AquaYouth 2.0 shower filter very effectively targets chlorine, heavy metals, rust, sand, and other sediments for superior water purification.
- MAY IMPROVE HAIR & SKIN,: Unfiltered water can contain chlorine and other chemicals that are harsh on your skin and hair. These substances have been associated with excessive drying, which damages the skin and causes hair to lose its shine. Reductions of these contaminants results in softer hair and smoother skin.
- SUPERIOR DESIGN: AquaYouth's modern, sleek, and durable design built to last and will improve the aesthetic of any shower. The design also makes for easy filter replacements.
- SPA-LIKE EXPERIENCE WITH EVERY SHOWER: Showering with the AquaYouth 2.0 shower filter is like showering in spring water. You'll look forward to taking every shower.
Shower Filter, 15 Stage Shower Head Filter for Hard Water High Output Showerhead Filter Black Shower Water Filter Reduce Chlorine, Dry Skin, Itchy Scalp - Shower Water Softener Improves Skin Condition
- ✔【Healthy Shower Way】- A high-output matte black shower filter for hard water, which can efficiently remove chlorine, rust, sand and other sediments. Reduce the risk of eczema due to poor body care, prevent dry and itchy skin, reduce dandruff, protect the health of skin and hair, and keep nails clean. Our hard water shower head filter is also a shower head water softener, it is very suitable for bathing children and your pets.
- ✔【Premium Water Filter】-The shower water filter is made of high-quality ABS, with high strength and good toughness. This multi-functional shower filter provides well-protections for your family health. The Vitamin C shower filter keeps eczema, dry skin and dandruff at bay.
- ✔【Easy to Install】-No tools or plumbers are needed, just rinse the shower filter, remove the old shower head, wrap the new Teflon tape, lay the rubber gasket flat, screw on the shower filter and shower head, simple five The manual installation is completed in just a few steps.
- ✔【Widely Uses】- This hard water softener for shower can be placed over overhead, handheld, rainfall, and combo shower heads for versatile home use. The shower head filter can be put on the shower head of the bathroom to protect the family from being hurt by dirty water when taking a shower, and can also be put on the faucet of the kitchen to ensure the food safety of the family.
Filtered Shower Head with Handheld, High Pressure Shower Head with Filter For Hard Water, Upgraded KDF Filter Water Softener Showerhead with Hose & Adjustable Bracket, Detachable Shower Head - KOSNEW
$36.97 in stock
1 used from $35.49
- Upgraded 5 Gold Standard Filter Media: Unlike other so-called "15-stage" shower filters, this hard water filter consists of 5 premium filter media, contains more patented KDF-55 media - a perfect combination that developed by KOSNEW professional filter experts and tested and certified by SGS & CE, effectively reduces 98% chlorine and other contaminants from your water, helping to maintain the natural moisturizing oils of your hair and body. The KOSNEW shower filter for hard water finds the delicate balance of keeping the good while reducing harsh chemicals in water to help leave your skin healthy.
- High Pressure & Microdroplets: This filtered shower head is designed with Unique Air Infusion Tech that mixes water with air for higher pressure. While Flexible Liquid Silicone Nozzles are built for Quick Clean & Smaller Droplets. Bonus, at the center of the head panel, the advanced stainless steel with Atomization Tech breaks up water into Microdroplets & brings More Power.
- Easy Control for 3 Modes: One click is all it takes to change between the 3 spray modes of high pressure shower head with filter for hard water - Rain, Massage, & Mix Modes. You are just a click away from discovering the KOSNEW water softener shower head difference for more showering fun and enjoying a better showering experience.
- Adjustable & No Leaks: Thanks to the stainless steel hose and adjustable bracket with a solid brass pivot joint, you can adjust the detachable shower head to the perfect angle. The premium material construction of the adjustable shower head for durability and reliability resists rust and corrosion. No worries about leaks!
- Install In Minutes To A Healthier Shower: The high pressure handheld shower head set includes everything you need - replaceable filter, Universal G 1/2" shower hose & shower bracket, Teflon tape, and rubber washers. Simply hand tighten all the connections in minutes, and get your whole family protected by cleaner showers. No tools or plumber needed.