Hi guys! I’m finally jumping on the micellar cleansing water bandwagon. I’m pretty late to the party but I finally decided to try out the one that Garnier put out (and it was on sale!). I chose the formula that claims to remove waterproof mascara so that I could really put it to the test. I’ve enjoyed all the Garnier skincare products that I’ve used so I was excited to give this one a try!
This Micellar water is alcohol-free. It cleanses your skin without needing to rub or rinse by lifting away dirt, oil and makeup with its micelles. It’s a watery liquid that feels a bit slippery but does not contain oil and it does not have a scent.
The first time I used it I wasn’t wearing waterproof mascara, but I was very impressed with how quickly and easily my makeup came off. I got my whole face of makeup off using only one cotton round. Usually I use two, one for my face (using an all-over makeup remover) and then I use a second for my eyes (using an eye makeup specific remover). This drastically trims down my nightly routine!
The second time that I used this was in the morning. I always wash my face in the morning to get rid of any oil that has built up over tonight, as well as to remove any leftover products I had put on my face before bed. I was once again impressed! What usually takes a few minutes (waiting for the tap to get warm, washing my face and rinsing) only took a few swipes of a saturated cotton round and that was it! It took seconds! Best of all, my face felt really clean afterwards.
The third time I used this was once again in the evening and this time I put it to the waterproof mascara test. I used waterproof mascara which is usually very stubborn to remove with my normal eye makeup remover. It took a little extra effort than when I had regular mascara on, but I was shocked to see it come off so easily. Definitely less effort than my normal routine.
Okay so I’m sold. I love this micellar water! I feel like with how little that I have to use it is going to go a long way. I do want to try other micellar waters once I’m done with this one and have officially hopped on the bandwagon.
Do you have a micellar water that you love? Tell me all about it in the comments down below!
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