Skin Care

Micellar Cleansing Water – Tips

Hello Beauties,

I’m glad to be back, I had to take a break to take care of business! On today’s post I will be writing about Micellar Cleansing Water. If you haven’t heard of Micellar Cleansing Water you are totally missing out on GREATNESS! Trust when I say this is probably one of my favorite products to use when removing my makeup. You may ask why? The answer is that it makes my skin feel AMAZING once I remove my makeup.


Background

What is micellar water? According to research, micellar water is made up of micelles, tiny balls of cleansing oil molecules, suspended in soft water. Micelles attract dirt, oil, and makeup from your skin. If you’re a visual learner and want a thorough breakdown of how micellar water works visit Lab Muffin. Micellar water is basically a whole skin care routine in one bottle, it cleanses and moisturizes at the same time. Additionally, this stuff work on your skin but you may want to double cleanse and use your face wash afterwards, however, it is not necessary.


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Wal-Mart.com USA, LLC How to apply micellar water? For this to work you cannot spray it onto your face and go, you will need to also purchase cotton pad to use with micellar water. First, you will need about 3-4 cotton pads per. Secondly, you will apply the micellar water onto the cotton pad. Lastly, you will apply it to your face to remove your makeup and/or oil.

If you have sensitive skin, then micellar water should work; however, you should always try a small amount of micellar water on a cotton pad near the bottom of you chin or neck and wait 24-hours to see if you have an allergic reaction to it. Additionally, make sure the brand of micellar water that you purchase does not contain alcohol because you do not want it to dry out your skin.


Fixes Makeup Mistakes

Some days, when I want to wear eye-liner, it’s not a daily thing for me, and I want to create the perfect wing I use micellar water. It’s so easy to mess up your eyeliner and I’ve noticed that micellar water helps with just about any mistake I make when applying makeup. I usually apply micellar water onto a Q-tip to fix my eyeliner.

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One thing that I have noticed with micellar water is that it does not easily remove waterproof mascara. Since I do not wear mascara often it does not affect me but when I do wear it I make sure to use the products that I use to remove mascara prior to applying micellar water onto my face.


Removes False Lashes

There’s something about false lashes that we all love but may struggle with when it comes to removing them. However, with micellar water this process can become a lot smoother for you now. What you need to do is soak a cotton pad with micellar water and place it over your eyes for 15 to 20 seconds to loosen up the adhesive and the false lashes should just slide right off. Simple, right!

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Cleans Makeup Brushes/Blenders

The norm is to clean your makeup brushes at least once a week. Since micellar water works to remove makeup, dirt, and oil it will also help clean your makeup brushes or beauty blenders. Remember that dirty makeup brushes/blenders can cause breakouts and irritation on your skin. There are two ways to clean your makeup brushes and/or blenders using micellar water. The first way is to pour a little into a bowl and switch your brushes around and lay them flat to dry. The second way is to soak a paper towel or cotton pad with micellar water and press it against the bristles then lay them flat to dry.


Final Thoughts…

If you have any questions in regard to my post please leave a comment below. Thank you for checking out my post on micellar water. Also, if you have found other ways to use micellar water that I have not listed upon please let me know in the comments. If you’ve never used miscellar water in the past and after reading my post you begin to please let me know what worked for you. Thank you.

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4 Comments

  1. Riaz Shah says:

    Micellar Cleansing Water sounds like the way to go! I checked the Lab Muffin visuals, a bit woozy but first but hey, the explanation’s good! I was wondering how water and oil are mixing for micellar water, never knew they work together to form their own elements in water droplets to help clean makeups easily when wiping! Awesome tips πŸ˜€

    1. Nia says:

      Hi Riaz, 

      Thank you so much for your feedback. It’s amazing how they work to help our skin πŸ™‚ 

  2. Nuttanee says:

    Welcome back! Thank you so much for your review on micellar water. I have heard of the product for a while but always afraid to try something new. I thought I am the only one who is struggling with eyeliner. Especially the marker eyeliner. They are the hardest to apply and both eyes never level! It is the worst when it’s spring time for me because of allergy. It is good to know that it doesn’t not remove mascara as well. I have always use soap to wash my brushes, it is great that you can use micellar for that as well. I will give a micellar a try, thanks for the suggestion πŸ™‚

    1. Nia says:

      Hi Nuttanee, 

      Thank you for taking the time to read my post. I completely understand being afraid to try something new since it may or may not work on your skin type. Yes, the wing concept is one I still struggle with until day that’s why if I can avoid eyeliner I will haha. Please let me know what you think about micellar water. πŸ™‚

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