Sometimes, the idea of getting out of bed to cleanse, tone and moisturise just seems like a little too much effort. Enter the micellar cleanser, a skin care product which originated in Paris when locals were looking for an alternative cleansing product which avoided using the city’s extremely hard water. Since then, micellar products have taken the cosmeceutical world by storm thanks to their ability to rid the skin of make-up and dirt in just a few swipes. Here are some of our favourites…
SKINCITY skincare Micellar Water Cleanser – shop
There’s nothing better than fresh-feeling skin, which is what this brand new product can help you achieve. Formulated with charged particles to attract make-up and impurities like a magnet and mild fruit acids to gently resurface the skin, this lightweight cleanser will help to reveal a more radiant and smoothed complexion. Nourishing Natural Moisturising Factors (NMFs) including skin-loving Hyaluronic Acid and Sodium PCA hydrate from within, allow your complexion to hold onto water throughout the day.
Medik8 Micellar Mousse – shop
When it comes to skin care, we sometimes just want something that quickly gets the job done and this ultra-gentle Medik8 cleanser does just that. It contains purifying micelles which are infused with Olive Oil to remove dirt and debris that has built up throughout the day, without leaving the skin tight or dry. Added anti-pollution technology works to combat daily environmental damage and purify the complexion while essential hydrators keep your skin feeling and looking supple and plump. It feels light-as-air as it glides onto the skin and easily rinses away without the need for cotton pads.
Decleor Micellar Oil – shop
Struggling to find a micellar product that removes waterproof make-up? Say hello to this revolutionary product from Decleor. It combines oil and water to melt away all traces of make-up, toxins and impurities from the surface and deep within the pores. As you massage this product into the skin, it stimulates microcirculation to keep your complexion looking radiant and youthful. Sweet Almond Oil, which is naturally high in essential fatty acids, helps to strengthen the lipid barrier and soothes the skin, while Vegetal Squalene, which is derived from Olive Oil, keeps the skin moisturised without feeling greasy.
By Terry Cellularose Micellar Water Cleanser – shop
A sublimely simple step to add to your skin care regime, this facial cleanser effectively removes make-up and dirt while remaining gentle to the skin. Infused with luxurious essential oils and Rose Native Cells, it works to soothe, hydrate and clean the complexion, leaving it feeling comfortably fresh. Gentle enough for even the most sensitive skin types, this clarifying cleanser is perfect for busy mornings or as an evening precleanse.
Hydropeptide HydroActive Cleanse Micellar Facial Cloths – shop
The answer to perfectly cleansed skin on the go are these innovative cleansing clothes from Hydropeptide. They are lightly textured and infused with pore-cleansing Micellar Water and Sacred Lotus Flower to purify the skin without causing any irritation or tightness. You’ll also find moisture-balancing Peptides and HydrO18 Activated Water which nourish the skin and antioxidants which prevent free-radical damage. With just one swift swipe over the face, your skin will look and feel ultra-clean.