Environmental Defence Canada recently called for a ban of microbeads from personal care products, citing growing momentum on that front in the United States amid concerns of their impact on aquatic life.
Scientists have found millions of the small plastic beads in just one square kilometer of parts of the Great Lakes. The beads found in the Great Lakes were tested and found to have come from products like body wash, toothpaste, and facial cleansers.
Blustery winds. Freezing temperatures. Driving snow. Normally, Canadians are pretty good at making the most of winter, despite the harsh conditions. But when skin starts to get dry, itchy and blotchy, even the heartiest among us can find it a struggle.
We’ve put together five tips to keep your skin healthy, glowing and supple all winter long.