The Use Of Face Wash Soap Containing Plastic Particles?
Is it true that using face wash containing micro beads can trigger health problems such as decreased immunity to cancer?
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Microbeads are plastic particles that are the same size or smaller than 5 mm. Microbeads are usually used as additives in additional products, such as soaps, facial wash, lotions or toothpaste. The purpose of adding this material is to help remove dirt that adheres to the object so that the object is cleaner than before.
However, the use of microbeads has been banned in many countries, due to environmental issues, where these plastic particles cause environmental pollution of surface water and also the sea. This can cause contamination of animals inside.
In addition, several studies of microbeads on human health, until now the risk of health problems on the skin is not found significantly, however, if these microbeads are ingested, such as microbeads in toothpaste products, the accumulation of microbeads in the body is thought to cause the risk of organ disorders to cancer. , although this information still requires further research, the risk of accumulation of microbeads as foreign objects can be risky for the human body.
In connection with your question, if microbeads do not enter the body, then in general this does not have the risk of causing the accumulation of foreign objects or microbeads in the human body, so in general it does not cause human health problems (if it does not enter the body).
However, you should consider using products containing microbeads, because the rest of the products or microbeads can pollute your environment. Therefore, you can look for alternative other products that match your skin that do not use microbeads in it.
If you need further information, you can consult your dermatologist regarding your skin care products and microbeads.
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