Did you know that micro plastic particle are in the water from our cosmetics, clothes and plastic waste? They last up to 100 years, pollute our rivers, oceans, aquatic animals, tap water and food and are able to transport chemical contaminants as wall as viruses.

Grafik der Stiftung Warentest zum Thema Mikroplastik
Source “Stiftung Warentest”

more here: Independent.co.uk about microplastic

Here in Europe, we hope the companies voluntary abstain from using these microbeads. I don’t know about that.

But there are several American states banning cosmetics containing microplastics:

Illinois Bans Cosmetics Containing Microbeads | TIME.