This month we’re talking about plastics – the obvious places we find them and the not-so-obvious. One of the sneaky places plastics are lurking is in our beauty products. Not in the packaging, but in the products themselves.
Let us introduce you to microbeads, the little balls of plastic that are known for their exfoliation and scrubbing abilities that can be found in your face and body washes, and even toothpaste.
Lindsay Dahl has been working at the forefront of environmental health campaigns since 2004 and is passionate about eliminating toxic chemicals in consumer products through policy and market shifts. She is also a blogger and self proclaimed rabble-rouser so we talked to her about why we should say “no thank you” to microbeads.
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