September 2016

Ingredients lists with polyethylene microbeads

You’ll find microbeads in toothpaste, cosmetic creams and cleaning products, but also sadly in the guts of sea life and polluting the oceans. That’s why the UK government has just announced plans to ban microbeads used in cosmetics and cleaning products by 2017. What are microbeads and why are they damaging Microbeads are very small pieces of plastic in products such as facial scrubs, toothpaste and makeup. Some are visible