Microbead Ban: Choose Microbead-Free Products

January 2016

President Obama recently signed a bill (Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015) that enforces a microbead ban that will affect many cosmetics and personal care products.

Microbead Ban

The new law bans the ingredient called "microbead" that are in many body washes, toothpastes and soaps that supposedly serve as skin exfoliants.


"The biggest problem with microbeads is that they’re designed to go down the drain. They’re so small, most water treatment plants can’t capture them. Billions are ending up in our water waste every day. And even worst, these tiny bits of plastic act like sponges, soaking up the toxics around them. So a single microbead can end up being a million times more toxic than the water around it."

Microbead-Free Products

Pix 11 Morning News included Trufora as one of the "best products out there that are microbead-free". Limor Suss from TrendsGirl.com recommends Trufora as a microbead-free product alternative:

"Trufora actually uses bamboo exfoliant, which is biodegradable and a renewable resource."

Trufora is health conscious, socially conscious, and earth conscious.