Rejoice, skincare lovers. Finally, finally, microbeads are officially banned from all beauty products in the UK.
As of today, Tuesday 9 January 2018, microbeads cannot be used in cosmetic products in the UK. From July, products containing microbeads will no longer be allowed to be sold or manufactured in the UK.
That means all those exfoliating face scrubs and toothpastes containing tiny bits of plastic won’t be available to pick up in the UK.
This is brilliant news for a few reasons.