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Hidden threat: Tiny plastic beads in cosmetics

Published In: ROOT Created Date: 2014-05-19 Hits: 614 Comment: 0

Pellets Used In Facial Scrubs or Toothpastes Are Polluting Water Sources And Entering Our Food Chain.

Today a story published in Times of India (Times Trends) exposes another Health Threat that we probably never realized. All the big brands use Plastic Pallets in different types of cosmetics e.g. Face Scrub, that are polluting Mother Earth. It says that "Millions of people are unwittingly pouring hundreds of tones of tiny plastic beads down the drain. These can persist in the environment for more than 100 years, and have been found to contaminate a wide variety of freshwater and marine wildlife.'

Full Story at  http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/35321692.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

Adopt Natural Personal Care and Cosmetics that use only natural and vegetable pallets e.g. apricot, oatmeal and other plant extracts to fulfill the need of the scrubbing. Hence not only helping your skin naturally but also preventing the pollution.

 

Millions of people are unwittingly pouring hundreds of tonnes of tiny plastic beads down the drain. These can persist in the environment for more than 100 years, and have been found to contaminate a wide variety of freshwater and marine wildlife. 

Few consumers realize that many cosmetic products , such as facial scrubs, toothpastes and shower gels, contain thousands of microplastic beads which have been deliberately added by the manufacturers of more than 100 consumer products over the .. 

Read more at:

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/35321692.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

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