Ok. So what is Micellar water? This current trend is water that’s made up of balls of cleansing oil molecules called micelles. These little balls are attracted to dirt and oil draw impurities out of the pores. It’s basically a face wash, make-up remover and moisturizer in one. I think it’s great as an occasional alternative to your cleanser. Micellar water is great for people with dry or sensitive skin who find cleansers too harsh and drying as micellar water does not contain alcohol. If you look for micellar water at the store, you’ll be amazed at how many different brands are now carrying micellar water.
I recently tried the brand SIMPLE Micellar cleansing water as an alternative to my facial cleanser. It’s definitely a different concept to washing with water but my skin honestly felt cleansed and moisturized.
My final thoughts: I think Micellar water is a great alternative on nights when you are just too tired for your nighttime ritual. It’s a great addition to your gym bag. I wouldn’t replace it as my nightly cleanser but I would add it as a make-up remover and pre-cleanse step before washing my face.
Feel free to leave me a comment and let me know if you tried the latest cleansing trend and what you thought of it.