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- Kozlowska, Justyna; Prus, Weronika; Stachowiak, Natalia
- International journal of biological macromolecules 2019 v.129 pp. 952-956
- sebum, etc ; European Union; aesthetics; aquatic ecosystems; biopolymers; color; cosmetics; industry; ingredients; markets; microbeads; peeling; pruritus; sodium alginate; starch; topography; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... Most peeling products (exfoliators) available on the market, used in cosmetic and aesthetic dermatology applications, contain synthetic microbeads as abrasive agents. After being released into the natural environment, these non-biodegradable microparticles have an adverse impact on it, especially on aquatic ecosystems. Cosmetics consisting of solid plastic particles will be prohibited in the Europ ...