Why MISMO Doesn't Use Microbeads

Microbeads are small particles of plastic, some variations hardly visible to the naked eye, which are added to thousands of cosmetic and personal care products throughout the world. They can be made from polyethylene (PE) or polypropylene (PP), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) or nylon (check the ingredients!). Sometimes they are added to help exfoliation, other times they are simply there for decoration.

Because of their tiny size, they are not able to be filtered by wastewater treatment plants, and therefore flow freely into our rivers and oceans. Here they are eaten or absorbed by sea creatures, and are passed along the marine food chain until they reach our dinner plate. Microbeads are not biodegradable, and are impossible to remove from our oceans once they make their way there.

A single product can contain over 350,000 plastic microbeads. Worse still, as they travel through our waste water system they attract toxic chemicals like pesticides, flame retardants, motor oil and other industrial chemicals to their surface, and can become up to a million times more toxic than the water around them.

WHICH PRODUCTS CONTAIN MICROBEADS?

None of the MISMO range contains microbeads, however they can be found in other brands in exfoliator, face soap, body wash, toothpaste, makeup (to fill your wrinkles with plastic dust yuck!), lip gloss and nail polish. Many countries are considering bans of products that contain microbeads, and there are a number of online resources devoted to promoting change, where you can search lists of products to find out which contain microbeads and which don't.

WHAT WE USE INSTEAD

MISMO Natural Face Exfoliator contains organic rice powder from France, which is a spherical particle that is effective without scratching the skin. It is a gentle exfoliator which can be used daily.

If you are after a deeper exfoliation, choose MISMO MicroDerm Resurfacing Cream, which contains natural bamboo stem powder (sourced from fast growing, sustainable bamboo trees which are farmed for this use) to provide an effective medium to polish the skin.

 


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I’m 69 & have been using the Anti Aging Trio for years. Very happy with Mismo products.

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Veronica Mc Cabe
Amazing

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Victoria Ryan
Still the Best skincare out there!

Have been using the Mismo anti aging bundle for years and love the gel, oil serum and anti-aging cream. An irreplaceable evening skincare routine, occasionally tried others, but always come back to this for results. The gel and nourishing cream and eye cream for the day keeps your skin the best it can be, even improving it! Have stopped trying other brands, they just don't deliver results that Mismo does. Also I totally trust the ingredients, especially for sensitive skin. Just love all Mismo skincare!

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Eleanor Eckert
Proven Results with Mismos Anti Aging Bundle

My Beauty Therapist recommend the Mismos Products to me.
I've always taken care of my skin from a teenager as I had acne
Must say Ile keep using Mismos Products
My skin always feel hydrated and moisterised And never oily.Its like a food for my skin. I receive many comments that I don't look my age The containers they're in are nice and compact and hygenic With the pump And no wastage

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Heather
Three wonderfully effective products

I have been using Mismo for many years now and I still sing its praises. The anti-ageing products all work together perfectly and soak into the skin leaving it silky smooth with no sticky residue. I have tried other products from time to time just for a change but not for long!