Unless you’ve been living under that proverbial rock, you know about microbeads – those tiny plastic beads that were so prominently used in exfoliating products and face washes just a few years ago. What connection do they have with glitter? What’s the difference? Actually, there’s really no difference between the two.
Glitter – it’s sparkly and bright and fun. It’s an amazing way to add some glimmer to your face, hair or body, and you’ll find it in a host of cosmetic products today. Of course, there aren’t that many people who actually understand how glitter is made in the first place. What’s it made of? How is it formed? What happens when we throw it away or wash it off our faces or bodies?