Micellar Water Cleansers

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for Micellar Water Cleansers.

Micellar water is a new trend in beauty and personal care. The micellar cleanser's tiny particles are able to remove dirt and oil from the skin more efficiently than regular water. Here are some great micellar water cleansers available today.


I found this micellar water to be not stripping on my skin at all end it also didn’t leave a oily film like some more hydrating micellar waters do. ...I absolutely loved their micellar water though so initially I wasn't a fan of the milky consistency of the Drunk Elephant.

What it is: A milky, ceramide-rich micellar water that thoroughly and gently removes makeup, dirt, pollution, and bacteria from the face and eye area—no rinsing needed.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness

Formulation: Lightweight Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Micellar Cleansing Blend: A mix of ultra-gentle, dirt- and pollution-capturing surfactants and emollients.
- 3-Ceramide Blend: Ceramides AP, NP, and EOP are derived from plant sources and are identical to the wax-like moisturizing ceramides that occur naturally in skin and help
soothe and maintain the moisture balance of skin while protecting against water loss.


I still like to use a cleanser when I use micellar waters. But this Caudalie one is still nice- it's effective for what it is, gentle, and has a fresh but not overpowering scent....Average Micellar Water...I love Micellar Waters. They are a lazy girl's best friend.

What it is: A soap-free, no-rinse micellar water that removes makeup, cleanses, hydrates, and soothes skin in one step for a fresh, clean complexion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Redness, and Dullness

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Grape Water: Moisturizes and soothes.
- Chamomile: Soothes and reduces the appearance of redness.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan .

What Else You Need to Know: This highly natural, vegan formula takes off makeup and cleanses your face in one step.


Great micellar water at a great price!...This is my favorite micellar water. It’s affordable & effective at removing make up/ oil. ...This is the best micellar water and something I will never be without.

What it is: A cleansing water, formulated with zinc and aloe vera, that efficiently removes makeup from the face and eyes while purifying the skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Blemishes, pores, oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Zinc of Natural Origin: Known to purify the look of skin and reduce the appearance of imperfections.
- Aloe Vera of Natural Origin: Known to soothe skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: 90 percent of the ingredients in this product are of natural origin, the remaining 10 percent is mainly to ensure the sensory


Best Micellar Water...I use it as the first step in my cleansing routine and it removes make-up and dirt really well so that I can simply follow up by using a very gentle cleanser....I’ve used a fair amount of micellar waters over the past few years and I think this one has to be my favorite yet.

What it is: A micellar water ideal for fast, uncomplicated facial cleansing—perfect for after a long day, before going out, or before going to bed.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dryness, and Uneven Skin Tone

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Moringa Extract: Encourages the removal of pollution particles.
- Golden Gentian Extract: Soothes the skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, phthalates, oxybenzone, triclosan, and triclocarban. This product is also vegan and cruelty-free and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This formula has a clear, refreshing, texture.

ShiseidoRefreshing Cleansing Water

ITEM: 2044196

Size: 6 oz/ 180 mL

10 Reviews


This is a nice micellar water. It’s gentle, yet effective. My only complaint is I wish it were in a bigger bottle. ...One of my fave micellar cleansing waters! I don’t use it to take off makeup, that wouldn’t be smart..

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An oil-free wipe-off cleanser that removes impurities, makeup, and oil.

Solutions for:
- Oiliness
- Dryness

If you want to know more…
This gentle water-based cleanser whisks away the impurities, makeup, and oil that can clog pores and lead to imperfections. The pH-balanced formulation maintains skin’s natural balance, eliminating excess oil, hydrating, and cleansing skin without dryness or tightness. Skin is left refreshed and invigorated.

What else you need to know:
This formula is dermatologist tested, noncomedogenic, and free of alcohol and oil.

Clé de Peau BeautéMicellar Cleansing Water

ITEM: 2565505

Size: 4.2 oz/ 125 mL - very light ivory

0 Reviews


What it is: A no-rinse cleansing water that effectively removes makeup and visibly tones in one step, leaving skin feeling refreshed and supple.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- ResiliLock Technology: Supports skin’s inherent moisturizing ability with cleansing action.
- Starfruit Extract: Nourishes skin with antioxidants.
- Skin-Empowering Illuminator: Defends against internal and external stressors.

What Else You Need to Know: Gentle enough for all skin types, this luxurious, lightweight, non-sticky cleansing water helps maintain skin’s essential moisture level and natural pH balance.

SEPHORA COLLECTIONCleansing + Exfoliating Wipes

Size: Aloe / 1 pack·ITEM: 2614964

Color: Aloe

558 Reviews


I recently tried micellar water infused cleansing wipes that were gifted by Sephora Collection, and they have revolutionized my makeup removal routine. ...They ate so good better then just micellar water and it smells amazing.

What it is: A pack of cleansing or exfoliating wipes infused with micellar water to quickly remove makeup for visibly clearer, brighter skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness and Dullness

Formulation: Wipes

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan.

What Else You Need to Know: These cleansing wipes quickly remove makeup and hydrate skin for up to six hours. Skin appears plumped, toned, and more radiant. The formulas include 98 percent natural-origin ingredients: coconut to soothe, aloe vera and watermelon for hydration, rose for radiance, and grapefruit for dual exfoliation.

Clinical Results: Coconut: In a scientific test on 11 volunteers, re


Admittedly, I was skeptical about the makeup dissolving abilities of a foaming cleanser. I am usually a double cleanse girl using cleansing balms/oils to remove makeup before following up with cleanser then finishing with micellar water to really get everything off. ...I found that I had to use a micellar water before I used the face wash to guarantee that all product was off.

What it is: A fragrance-free, pH-balanced foaming cleanser that’s clinically proven to remove makeup, mineral SPF, and pollution without stripping skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dryness, and Oiliness

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:

-Hydrating Sugar Complex: Natural sugars bind moisture to skin to hydrate even after rinsing. -Plant-Based Surfactants: Gentle sulfate alternatives that dissolve buildup without drying.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and cruelty-free.


What it is: A dual-usage micellar milk that cleanses skin and removes makeup in one easy step.

Skin Type: Dry, Combination, and Oily

Formulation: Rich Liquid

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates.

What Else You Need to Know: This creamy formula cleanses skin of pollution and impurities while removing face, lip, and eye makeup in one comforting yet refreshing step—without disrupting your skin‘s natural moisture balance. Appropriate for sensitive eyes and contact-lens wearers, this product is non-acnegenic and fragrance-free. The bottle is made of 96 percent plant-derived plastic, and the cap contains 25 percent post-consumer recycled material.


I always wash it off and double cleanse because tbh I can’t imagine not washing off your cleanser. (I know it’s a micellar water but would you rub makeup all over your face and then just leave it?)...I recently switched from the Garnier micellar water to this and I am AMAZED! I dreaded waterproof mascara because taking it off felt like it took forever.

What it is: A gentle, conditioning, cleansing oil and micellar water hybrid makeup remover that melts off and lifts away long-wearing and waterproof makeup without tugging skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Comfrey Root Extract: Soothes dry, stressed skin.
- Micellar Water: Attracts dirt, oil, and makeup like a magnet.
- Pro-Vitamin B5: A powerful, natural moisturizer.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

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“I'm very particular about facial cleansers, and have had a really hard time finding an exfoliating cleanser my skin would agree with”
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