Cotton wool cleansing pads are extremely versatile and are probably included in most beauty routines. The disposable nature of this product make them not only wasteful but also harmful to the environment. If you are not using 100% organic cotton cleansing pads then harmful pesticides are used in the farming of cotton. The non-organic cotton farming industry is a major source of environmental pollution using almost one quarter of all the world's insecticides. 10% Of pesticides and the toxic chemicals involved in the production of cotton cause health problems for cotton workers and pollute wildlife and rivers. During the production of cotton cleansing pads, chemicals are used that will eventually leach into the sea, rivers and soil when the pad is disposed of.
What can you use instead? Try our washable cotton pads! Our reusable cleansing pads are 100% organic and can be used over and over again! Can you imagine the amount of waste you’re saving from the oceans without throwing away a few single use cotton pads each day?