Home FAQWhat are microbeads and what is their function?​

Microbeads are small plastic particles that are intentionally added to personal care products and are usually of spherical shape. They are commonly used in exfoliating products and toothpaste. ‘Microbead’ is a marketing term introduced by the cosmetic industry. The microbeads that the industry refers to are mainly made of Polyethylene (PE) and Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA).