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What are you drinking?

Recently, residents in Flint, Michigan, have been horrified to discover lead in their drinking water. That got us thinking: what’s hiding in the tap water that we drink everyday here in the UK? Turns out that UK tap water and its sources have been found to contain slug killer, hormones and even lead, but don’t panic,

1/4 Brits have skin conditions, YouGov poll shows

We recently commissioned a YouGov poll to investigate the state of people’s skin across the UK. The results revealed a shocking statistic – that as many as one in four Brits are now living with a chronic, long-term skin condition. 23 per cent of people we asked in England, Scotland and Wales admitted that they

Why is hard water a problem?

It stains your bath and taps, makes your hair dull and flat and eats away at your monthly budget: hard water is the root cause of many problems faced by homeowners across the UK. But what exactly is hard water and why is it so much of a problem? How hard water is formed? Hard

How to remove hard water stains

If you live in a hard water area you will have noticed the visible signs of a hardened water supply around your home. Hard water spots can be seen on faucets and shower doors and on bathtubs, toilets and other household appliances such as kettles and washing machines. If your drinking glasses are streaky and

What is hard water?

It stains your bath and taps, makes your hair dull and flat and eats away at your monthly budget: hard water is the root cause of many problems faced by homeowners across the UK. But what exactly is hard water and why is it so much of a problem? How hard water is formed Hard

Keep your hair healthy with soft water

Does your hair feel coarse and rough even after applying intensive conditioner? If you long for silky locks, the answer might not be in the products you’re using, it could be in your water. In the UK, over 60 per cent of households have naturally hard water supplied to their homes. Water from the South

Could soft water cure your child’s eczema?

Eczema is one of the most common skin conditions in the UK and 10 per cent of infants will suffer from it during their development. The dry and itchy condition makes patches of skin inflamed, sometimes creating watery blisters that burst and become sore. Many parents struggle to find the cause of their child’s eczema,

Limescale in water is costing you hundreds per year

Open your kettle and take a look inside. If you see a chalky, white film clinging to the bottom, that is a build up of limescale. Limescale is commonly found in areas where the natural water supply is hard. In the UK, most homes in the south east and the midlands use hard water every