What Are Those Tiny Beads In Your Toothpaste?

  • Posted on: May 28 2015

Have you ever noticed those tiny, hard beads that are found in some types of toothpaste? Have you ever wondered what they are? The truth is, they are actually mircobeads and they are found in numerous types of personal care products. They are commonly used in exfoliates, but are also found in lotions, cosmetics and of course, toothpaste.  Many people are questioning the purpose of these microbeads and whether or not they are safe.

California is considering banning these beads from certain products and many other states may follow suit. The microbeads are not digestible and could cause a number of health problems and may also be bad for the environment.

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