The continuous exposure of your skin to harsh chlorine and harmful synthetic chemicals can cause excessive drying and many skin diseases. Since it is almost impossible or too costly to filter the whole water supply system of your home, but you can at least bathe in filtered water  just with a simple attachment to your shower line. Today we are going to review the Aquasana AQ-4100 Deluxe Shower Water Filter System with Adjustable Showerhead which is very promising to solve all your problems regarding shower and skin care. It was voted “Product of the Year” by Cosmetology Today Magazine.

Features of Aquasana AQ-4100 Deluxe Shower Filter:

Whereas many shower water filter system requires plumbing, digging, and re-adjusting your bathroom, Aquasana AQ-4100 is just like a plug and play solution. This highly portable unit doesn’t eat up much of your bathroom space. You can attach it directly to the shower line and enjoy shower from its included shower head. Now let’s jump into more details below:


Adjustable Shower Head:

A premium massaging showerhead is included in the package that is easy to install, replace and maintain. But Aquasana AQ-4100 Deluxe also gives you the flexibility of choosing among a fixed shower head, handheld shower head or no shower head. It has a threaded fitting style with an attractive white finish. The shower head provides a consistent flow of purified water at 2.5 GPM flow rate. You can also adjust the spray pattern and pressure to get you desired the water flow.

Dual Stage Filtration System:

The Aquasana AQ-4100 Deluxe comes with unique dual-stage filtration system with up-flow filter design. The first stage consists of a granular copper/zinc media which is capable of removing over 90% of chlorine. The second stage consists of a high-grade coconut shell carbon that filters out other synthetic and harsh chemicals. This shower filter also enhances pH balance and  improves air quality. The filter cartridge should be changed after every 6 months or after filtering approximately 10000 gallons of water.

Great Shower Experience:

Most of the shower water filter systems fail to deliver water flow at expected rate. But Aquasana AQ-4100 Deluxe Shower Filter System can continuously provide water at 2.5 GPM. By adjusting pressure you can switch to low flow or high flow. The superior design of the shower head offers excellent water flow even at very low water pressure. It’s promising filtration system leaves your skin softer after showering. The up-flow design provides an aerated stream of water with soothing bubbles giving you a gentle massage.

Easy Installation and Maintenance:

The installation of Aquasana AQ-4100 Deluxe is very easy. No plumber is required to attach this unit to your shower pipe. It fits all showers with 1/2″ pipe thread connections. Its dimension is 8.5 x 7.2 x 3.2 inches and weighs only 2.6 pounds. The shower head can be opened easily by rotating the knob. The unique up-flow design of this water filter system prevents clogging and media channeling. The recommended operating temperature of this unit is 115 degrees F. A fully illustrated installation manual also comes with the package for your convenience.


  • Patented dual-stage water filtration system.
  • Removes 90% of chlorine and enhances pH balance.
  • Reduces VOCs, lead and copper
  • Long lasting filter life.
  • Enhances bath products and hair treatments.
  • Very easy to install and use.
  • Also available without the showerhead.


  • This system has comparatively higher initial cost.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Q: Does the filter put any effect on water flow?
A: No, it can always provide a flow of 2.5 GPM
Q: How much does the replacement filter cost?
A: It costs $40-$50
Q: Can it deal with hard water?
A: Yes, obviously this water filter system is a great water softener also.
Q: Is the plastic body good for water?
A: Yes, because it is made of BPA free plastic.
Q: Will this shower work without the filter?
A: No, because water will pour out the bottom where the filter should be.

Final Verdict:

Chlorine can silently damage your hair and skin day by day without showing any great symptoms. Even most of the houses nowadays have exceeded amount of chlorine in their water system. So, if you want to say goodbye to chlorine and have a safer and healthier bath every day, Aquasana AQ-4100 Deluxe shower water filter system is highly recommended. This product is backed by 90 day guarantee and one-year limited warranty.