No more microbeads?

No more microbeads?

You can already shop microbead-free at Beauty Flash

Microbeads have become a hot topic in the beauty world – but lots of our favourite products are already microbead-free: they do not contain Polyethylene (PE), Polypropylene (PP), Polyethylene terephthalate (PET), Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) or Nylon (PA).

Here are just some of our favourites:

Dermalogica Skin Prep Scrub – this microbead-free, skin-polishing scrub from Dermalogica contains natural corncob meal to leave skin with a smooth, healthy complexion. It removes clogging surface debris, allowing for optimal absorption of treatment ingredients, and gently polishes skin to create a smooth surface.

Decleor Phytopeel Exfoliating Cream – with no exfoliating particles, this product provides one of the gentlest and most natural ways to renew your skin. A gentle cream exfoliator, it removes dead skin cells and provides a clear and radiant complexion. The formula smoothes the epidermis, gently absorbing and eliminating impurities, helping to cleanse skin and stimulate the cellular renewal process by removing dead skin cells. After use, your clean, healthy and smooth skin recovers its even texture and has a healthy glow.

Ren Skincare Guerande Salt Exfoliating Body Balm – as featured in Heat Magazine (2017), this gently exfoliating body balm removes dead cells and will leave you moisturised, nourished, renewed and glowing with skin that feels smoothed and pampered.

Elemis Gentle Rose Exfoliator – with a subtle fragrance, this gel exfoliator leaves skin silky soft to the touch and deeply conditioned. Gentle enough to be used daily it contains hydrating absolute of Moroccan rose and smooth micro-spherical jojoba beads to exfoliate very gently. Suitable for daily use, Elemis Gentle Rose Exfoliator is ideal for all complexions, including the most sensitive.

Ren Skincare Radiance Micro Polish Cleanser – instead of plastic microbeads, this product from Ren Skincare contains micro beads of amber powder to buff away dead skin cells. A 2-in1 gentle foaming cream cleanser, it washes away dirt and make-up while polishing the skin’s surface to reveal brighter, healthier, more radiant skin. Papain, an enzyme extracted from Mexican papaya works with glycolic acid and lactic acid to further exfoliate and brighten the skin. After use, your skin feels purified, smooth and soft and the complexion appears brighter, radiant and more energised. This clever product also helps to reduce the appearance of pore size and fine lines.

Murad Clarifying Cleanser – this powerful, clarifying gel cleanser strips away pore clogging grime, oil and irritants to leave skin clear and smooth – it reduces 99.9% of irritating surface bacteria in less than one minute*. Treating and preventing breakouts, this is a time-release formula that remains active for hours, even after rinsing. With salicylic acid, it continually releases its blemish fighting treatment to fight spots all day. Menthol cools and soothes skin, to fight painful irritation and tightness, and green tea extract reduces redness, calming angry rashes and inflammation. (*In a Murad sponsored study; individual results will vary.)

Elemis Spa Devils Mint Body Scrub – a fresh and revitalising, mint body scrub, this microbead-free product gently cleanses, nourishes and smoothes the body by removing dead skin cells. A member of the Elemis Spa Home Body Performance range, Mint Body Scrub contains skin-friendly, silicon-rich sea plant particles, detoxifying devil’s apron seaweed and naturally antiseptic peppermint essential oil.

Ren Skincare Moroccan Rose Otto Bath Oil – formulated with Moroccan rose otto oil to nourish the skin and leave it lightly fragranced with roses, this bath oil from Ren has an exquisite, sensual scent and is known for its stress relieving and soothing properties. Moisturising and conditioning, it leaves skin soft, supple and lightly scented with roses.