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Skin Care Products and Aquatic Ecosystem Pollution

Skin Care Products and Aquatic Ecosystem Pollution

There are many reasons to use natural skin care products and cosmetics, but did you know commercial skin care products and cosmetics contain ingredients that actually harm our environment by polluting our water? Here are three ingredients found in most beauty and personal care products that have been found in our water sources, wreaking havoc on aquatic ecosystems:

 

 

  1. Triclosan- an antimicrobial agent used as a preservative in personal care products such as soaps, detergents, toothpastes, sunscreen, and deodorants. Triclosan is unable to be completely...