Brilliant, white teeth and clear skin: it seems like Americans are in constant pursuit of youth and beauty. A recent poll found that over half of women use up to four beauty products a day and spend $426 billion a year on these products.(1) A popular part of a comprehensive skin-care regime is exfoliation. In recent years, facial scrubs, teeth whitening toothpaste and other products containing abrasive microbeads have become quite popular. Due to microbeads’ smooth edges and uniform round size, products including microbeads have become very popular as a gentle option for exfoliation. Unfortunately, the same properties that make the beads so beloved have now become their downfall.
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