Best Micellar Cleansers

Made popular thanks to backstage images of pro makeup artists’ Fashion Week kits, micellar waters gently remove dirt and makeup, and crucially there’s no need to rinse them off. While they shouldn’t replace a regular deep cleanse they are handy if you favour cleansing in bed once in a while and are a good option as part of a double cleanse routine.

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Caudalie Micellar Cleansing Water

Revered for its gentle properties, this sweeps away makeup easily while its revitalising watermelon, mint and lemon fragrance uplifts the senses.


By Terry Cellularose Micellar Water

Blow the budget on this luxurious micellar water if you adore the scent of roses and long for cleansed, velvety soft and richly conditioned skin.

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micellar water


Rodial Dragon’s Blood Cleansing Water

Ideal for dull, more mature or dehydrated skin, this boosts skin brightness thanks to vitamin B, while hyaluronic acid helps to lock in moisture and plump up skin.


Kiehl’s Herbal Infused Micellar Cleansing Water

With a fresh, green aroma, this 99.8% natural cleanser is ideal for both men and women. Rich and refreshing it instantly lifts away the debris of the day for clear, comfortable skin.

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micellar water


Nuxe Micellar Cleansing Water with Rose Petals

Lightly fragranced with fresh rose petals, this alcohol-free blend uses coconut-derived micellar water to very gently remove makeup, oil and pore-clogging dirt.