When it comes to caring for our skin, we’ve all heard of the adage ‘less is more’. But being exposed to pollution, experimenting with makeup and living busy lives; is that really possible? You may think not, because looking radiant while de-cluttering your precious skin care stash doesn’t seem like a viable option. What can prove to be the answer though, is a simple multi-purpose product called micellar water.
 

So what exactly is micellar water?

So what exactly is micellar water?

Micellar water consists of micelles i.e. miniscule droplets of oil which are suspended in a solution of soft water. These micelles attract grime, makeup and oil within the skin in order to dissolve and remove it effectively and gently.

 

Where did micellar water originate from?

Where did micellar water originate from?

The French are known for their minimalistic approach to skin care, which is where micellar water was born. Decades ago, when the Parisian water supply was hard, micellar water proved to be an alternative for the locals to cleanse their skin with and was found in every pharmacy. Using technology from the 1900’s, it has been a staple in every French girl’s beauty kit.

 

How does micellar water benefit one’s skin?

How does micellar water benefit one’s skin?

As micellar water adopts a gentle method of removing impurities from the skin, it is ideal for skin that is sensitive. As it also has the combined properties of cleansing and toning, it cuts down on the number of products that needs to be used and doesn’t even need rinsing!

Even when it comes to removing stubborn makeup after a long night, a cotton pad of micellar water can get it right off. Best part it, its micelle system makes sure that your makeup is removed without your skin getting dried out.

Being such a gentle product, micellar water can be used on all kinds of skin types and can be whipped out in the middle of the day to refresh your skin.