Microbeads in Cosmetics

There are many things to consider when choosing hygiene and cosmetic products, one of which is the presence of microbeads. These tiny bits of spherical plastic are often included for exfoliation or grittiness and can be found in quite a variety of items including haircare products, lotions, toothpaste, makeup, nail polish, chapstick, deodorant, and sunscreen.…

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creatuREport: Seaweed

What is Seaweed? Seaweed is a generic term for multicellular algae that typically live in saltwater or brackish (mildly salty) environments. These can be classified into three main types: green (Chlorophyta), red (Rhodophyta), and brown (Phaeophyta) algae. Cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) may also be called seaweed, but I will not discuss it here as it is…

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