Beauty Brands Pledge to End Use of Microbeads in Their Products

Beauty Brands Pledge to End Use of Microbeads in Their Products

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Cosmetics companies have promised to remove plastic “microbeads” from their products, following an investigation by The Independent on Sunday which revealed these tiny particles are ending up in fish and other marine creatures after being washed down bathroom sinks.

Thirteen companies, including international cosmetic firms that sell the exfoliating washes and creams with microbeads made from polyethylene and other plastics, say they are planning to stop using them.

(READ the story from The Independent)

 

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