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Love your Microbead Face Scrub? Think Again! Part 3

Update on Bill H.R. 1321: * On December 18th, 2015, the Senate passed approval of this bill; it’s official in 2017, plastic microbeads found in personal care products will be phased. Our waters and seafood will be safe from these dangerous chemicals. * On December 28th, 2015, President Obama signed this bill and it officially became the … Continue reading

Love your Microbead Face Scrub? Think Again! Part 2

Did you know  that ONE product that contains microbeads also known as  the ingredients polyethylene and polypropylene contains at much as 350,000 tiny plastic microbeads; O N E. Last year, I wrote a post about the dangers of microbeads that are found in popular face and hand products. In it, I stated that the 1mm microbeads do … Continue reading

Love your microbead face scrub? Think again!

If you’re a lover of microbead face scrubs, you may want to reconsider. Last fall, the Chemical and Engineering News Magazine published an article stating the microplastic beads from face cleansers and scrubs that get washed down the drain by thousands of users are now starting to appear in Great Lakes. The fact that the … Continue reading