So it looks like the microbeads are going to go away (in 2016). But in the meantime, think of all the thousands, if not millions, of people walking around with tiny plastic balls in their gums. This is just wrong. I’m so glad I try to buy organic produce, use non-chemical cleaners, wash my hair with “natural” shampoo, etc., only to have tiny pieces of plastic slowly degrade in my body. Awesome.
Speaking of “natural” stuff, I bought these muffin-type things in the health food section of my grocery store. I bought them because they were on sale and also so I could eat something sweet and feel like, “Look at me being all healthy! This has fiber and vitamins in it. Hell yeah!” Here is what the muffin-tops are supposed to look like: