When I find a product I absolutely love, I find it difficult to replace it and try other products. I prefer to find a great product and if it works for me, I will stick to it. When I first purchased Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water I got it purely for the purpose of removing eye makeup. But now, If I am not wearing alot of foundation I will use it over my whole face and then apply moisturiser. It has made my everyday cleansing routine so much easier.
Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water
The first formula I purchased was Skin Naturals, pictured above, it’s the one with the pink label. I have sensitive skin so this product was perfect. It has no fragrance, sometimes this can irritate sensitive skin. What I love most about this product is how well it removes eye makeup. I grab a cotton pad or two and apply the Micellar water to it and then place it on my eyes. I usually hold it on my eyes for about 10-15 seconds and I can then remove the makeup really easily. Before, I was using makeup wipes and I felt as if they were irritating and pulling on my eyes. I have also used products to remove eye makeup that have caused stinging – Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water does not sting!
Will Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water Remove ALL Your Makeup?
If I have a full face of makeup on I will use the Micellar Water to clean off my eye makeup. I will then use a makeup wipe with cleanser on it to remove the rest of my foundation etc. If I am not wearing alot of makeup the Micellar Water works just fine on it’s own and I can go straight to applying moisturiser. You could use the Micellar Water to remove all your makeup but you would use alot of cotton pads. I find it easier to use a makeup wipe – something that is going to cover a larger area.
Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water Formulas
Garnier have released several different formulas of the Micellar Cleansing Water:
- Skin Naturals – (Pink Label) – Sensitive Skin
- Pure Active – (Blue Label) – Oily Skin Prone to Imperfections
- Oil Infused – (Orange Label) – Dry & Sensitive Skin
- Skin Naturals Combination – (Green Label) – Combination & Sensitive Skin
As you can see in the image above, I have the Oil Infused formula. You are probably thinking, wait a minute you have oily skin? I’m not entirely sure why I chose this formula, but I actually really like it. This formula does contain perfume but it smells really nice and almost as if you are applying a treatment to your skin. I feel as though the product is nourishing my skin as well as cleansing it.
In regards to the other formulas, I am not sure on the pure active line. I feel that imperfection targeted products can be really harsh on the skin. I would consider purchasing the combination skin formula though, just to see how it compares. At the moment I am really enjoying the two formulas I have right now. I have almost finished the oil infused formula, so I repurchased the Skin Naturals one.
Garnier have recently released a Micellar Gel wash. I am drawn to this as I love the Micellar Water but I feel it does the job perfectly on it’s own. I have also seen that Simple have released a Micellar range so would be interested in trying this out. Have you tried any of these products?
I usually find great deals on Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water, check out the price I paid for it in my Superdrug Haul here.
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That product sounds really good! I’ll have to try some out.
Yeah you should! Xx
I absolutely swear by Garnier Micellar.. I really want to try the other formulas, but the normal one works great for me, so why fix something that isn’t broken?! ?
That’s what I’m thinking! Scared to try the others.. I’ll need to keep backups of my faves haha xx
I love this!! I have the green one & use it nearly everyday!! I also have the gel cleanser to match!!
How do you find the cleanser? Which order do you use them in? Xx
Im a massive fan of this product after recently trying it and I can understand why it’s most people’s holy grail product! X
Kayleigh Zara ?www.kayleighzaraa.com
I just love how easy it is to remove makeup – After a night out and you can get home and just soak it all off xx
Omg the garnier micellar water is so good!!!! I always have a bottle on the go and a mini in my travel wash bag! One of my other holy grail items is John Frieda Frizz Ease hair serum – I’ve been using it for years and years and years! Couldn’t do my hair without it!
ooo!!! I have run out of the Organix Argan oil (I think that’s what it is haha). maybe I’ll give frizz ease another go! Xx
I love this miceller water! I love it for taking off my eyemakeup too and for getting the last bits of stubborn foundation off!
It works so well doesn’t it xx
These products are my holy grail. I have REALLY sensitive skin and I find these are perfect for me!
Have you tried the new cleansers? Not sure whether to try them or not xx
I really wish I could get on with this product, I just found it really drying and didn’t get on with it! Such a shame! xo
Hanney | http://www.blogabouthanney.com
Oh no! Which formula did you try? I would recommend the oil infused one xx
I have heard so much buzz about the Garnier Micellar Water among the blogging world lately and I keep thinking ‘I need to try that’ but forgetting to go pick it up haha! I think I need to get a move on that because it sounds like a great purchase!
Britt | http://alternativelyspeaking.ca/
It’s a makeup removing life changer haha! Xx