Micellar Water Cleansers

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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.

$39.00

I bought this the day DE released it, I was so excited they came out with a micellar water! I’m a fan of micellar waters in theory but in practice I’ve found them not as effective at cleansing, overly stripping to the skin, and overall the consistency was always so watery that I felt like the majority of it was just absorbed into the cotton pad. ...I was skeptical at first because the consistency is different from other micellar waters I’ve used and isn’t something I would really describe as a water but it did great with cleansing and removing makeup. ...Best micellar water on the market

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.

$19.00

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.
- Three-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.

$40.00

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.

$27.00

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

$29.00

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

$32.50

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

321 Reviews

$101.00

This is a nice micellar water. I struggled removing my mascara with this one more than I do my Garnier micellar waters however, the product is really nice on the rest of the face. ...It is a luxurious micellar water and the price is quite high! Though this micellar water has become a staple in my skincare routine and I have really enjoyed it!

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.

$30.00

I wash my face 2 times with high quality face cleansers and this stuff still removes dirt from my face. ...All I use on my skin now is the Biossance Tea Tree Cleanser, very gentle, then swipe this magic toner on after removing some eye makeup with a garnier micellar water and that is ALL.

What it is: A mini daily toner that exfoliates, visibly brightens and tightens, and hydrates—for a smooth-, even-, energized-looking complexion that‘s all glow.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Pores, and Acne and Blemishes

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Lactic Acid (AHA) from Yeast: Removes dead skin cells for a smoother-looking texture.
- Salicin (BHA) from Willow Bark Extract: Visibly minimizes pores.
- Azelaic Acid Precursors from Olives: Visibly boost radiance and even skin tone.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

innisfreeCherry Blossom Glow Jam Cleanser

ITEM: 2740553

Size: 5.07 oz / 150 ml

87 Reviews

$19.00

What it is: A mild, bouncy gel cleanser with cherry blossom extract and betaine that leaves skin looking glowing and feeling hydrated.


Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily


Skincare Concerns: Dullness


Formulation: Lightweight Liquid


Highlighted Ingredients:
- Cherry Blossom Extract and Betaine: Boost visible radiance and hydration.

- Micellar Complex: Cleanses skin, visibly removing residual impurities.

- Soapbark Extract: Produces natural suds.


Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents

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