The national eczema society states that the skin’s protective barrier gets damaged from hard water. Living in an area of hard water increases the likelihood of developing the condition eczema.
Although, softened water is not a cure it has been found that it reduces the condition. And individuals who suffer have seen an improvement on their skin.
The calcium and magnesium found in hard water settle on the skin's surface and change the oil chemistry on your skin , which hinders the skin's ability to soften and moisturize itself. It may also lead to development of large pores , rash and acne .
Water softeners are clinically proven to target the drying and damaging effect of the hard water . therefore , soft water will leave no residues on your skin , and will be kinder on sensitive skin.