I’ve been blogging for awhile about the need for companies to IMMEDIATELY stop using plastic microbeads in their skincare, bodycare and toothcare products. They need to be banned and boycotted…and someone needs to clean up the big mess that they’ve created in the ocean.
If you are new to this issue, here is a great 2-minute video explaining.
I am very concerned about the presence of plastic microbeads in toothpaste, face and body products. Check out my previous posts to learn more about this serious issue that is contaminating fisheries in Maine. I wrote this one about toothpaste and this one about face and body products. Be sure to avoid ANY PRODUCT that lists POLYETHYLENE as an ingredient. Here is a list of some products that contain the microbeads: http://onepercentfortheplanet.org/2014/10/a-list-of-products-that-contain-plastic-microbeads/\