Why Microbeads Are Bad For Your Skin?


Microbeads are bad for your health as well as skin. They are usually used in skincare products so that they can exfoliate your skin but they do more harm. Small tears can be caused in the skin because of their use as your skin is extremely sensitive. When you develop these small tears, it makes your skin vulnerable to the bacteria, which is not good at all. Continue reading this article to know what microbeads actually are. Moreover, learn about Skin Rejuvenation treatments for making your skin healthy and rejuvenated.

What Are Microbeads?

Microbeads refer to the plastic beads that are created by using polyethylene. Yes, you got it right, this is the same material that is utilized to create plastic bags. It is important to know that if this compound is ruining the environment, how it can be good for your skin? It is not easy to break these particles. Once you apply them on your face, they neither dissolve nor evaporate. On the contrary, they would enter into the water supply and simply drain. In this way, by using this compound we are indirectly causing damage to our environment just to make our skin smooth and beautiful.

Where are Microbeads found?

You can find microbeads in toothpaste, soaps, body scrubs, shampoos, facial cleansers, sunscreens, and facial scrubs. Also, you will notice that they are included in detergents and other cleaning agents. According to an estimate, almost 100,000 microbead particles are present in a regular bottle of facial wash. Also, almost 300,000 beads are included in each tube of facial cleanser.

How to make our skin healthy?

First of all, you should limit exfoliating your skin. For example, instead of doing it on a daily basis, you can do it for almost 1 to 3 times a week. Further, you can shift to once or twice a week. But always keep in mind, over-exfoliation can create breakouts in your skin and also creates fine lines. Also, be careful in choosing your beauty products. If you excessively exfoliate your skin, it can break the upper skin layer that protects it. No matter what, always be gentle to your skin. Specifically, if you are a teenager or in your 20s, you have to be very careful.

Seek Cosmetic Treatments

To make your skin young, beautiful, smooth, and rejuvenated, you should seek cosmetic treatments that are not harmful to your skin. The advancements in cosmetic surgery have made it possible for you to take care of your skin and make it look younger without using microbeads. PRP, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and other related procedures can help you in this regard.

For example, chemical peels can help you get rid of the upper damaged layer of the skin. As a result, you will get new and rejuvenated skin. The procedure is minimally-invasive and non-surgical. Also, it comes with a minimal recovery period and almost no downtime. What else you need when you can keep your skin wrinkle-free without using any bad products. Go ahead and book your consultation now with one of our skincare experts!