BeautyWhat is micellar water and what is it for?

What is micellar water and what is it for?

Micellar water is an ideal natural beauty product as a skin cleanser and make-up remover. We will discover what it consists of and its incredible uses for your daily beauty and hygiene routine.

Micellar water is a product that -although it is not new- has become one of the biggest novelties of recent times in terms of facial care. Its benefits lie in being an accessible and very practical product that will allow you to simplify and improve your daily facial cleansing rituals.

For those who have not heard it yet, we will tell you what micellar water is and what its main uses and benefits are. You will see why we tell you that it is an option to really take into account to cleanse, moisturize and tone the face in a single step.

What is micellar water?

Major cosmetic companies have incorporated micellar water into their product lines, but what exactly is it? It is, therefore, an aqueous-based solution that contains -as a distinctive ingredient, micelles (hence its name) of fatty acids in suspension.

We won’t go into technicalities, but to give you an idea of ​​how they work, micelles have components that attract fat. This means that when placed on a cotton pad and passed through the skin, both the fat itself and the impurities adhere, without affecting the hydrolipidic layer of our skin, a natural layer that protects it.

Micellar water is a very mild product, which is why it is indicated even for people with very sensitive skin. To give you an idea of ​​how delicate it is, it was originally developed for the treatment and cleaning of burn patients. Did you know this?

So micellar water is a good alternative for all skin types and is a very good replacement for those who can only use hypoallergenic products, as it does not contain perfumes or parabens. It can also be used regularly, and in addition to doing it in facial cleansing when you wake up and before bed, you can use it at any time of the day if you need to refresh yourself and remove impurities.

How to use micellar water:

Using it is very easy. You must place the micellar water on a cotton disc and give a small touch on the face. What you should not do is rub the skin. You repeat this all over your face, it even serves to remove make-up from the most sensitive areas such as the lips and eyelids.

After finishing you are ready, you do not need to wash your face. As you can see it is easy and practical. It is recommended to do a cleaning when you wake up to remove traces of sweat. And then you repeat the treatment at night to remove traces of makeup.

Uses and benefits of micellar water

Micellar water works as a cleanser, toner and moisturizer. Therefore, it is a highly recommended alternative for your facial cleansing. Its texture is refreshing and smooth, so it can be a good option if you are not very fond of the creamy or oily sensation that other cleansers leave behind.

Among the benefits of using micellar water we must also add that it is a toner for the skin.  It will give you a silkier appearance to your face, and it will also look smoother.

As we told you, it is very soft so you will prevent possible irritations that other stronger make-up remover products could cause you. In addition, by cleaning with micellar water before putting on makeup in the morning, this will favor a better fixation of the products you use.

As you can see, there are many reasons why micellar water has become an increasingly popular alternative for cleansing the face. We hope you can try it and check all its benefits.

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