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Micellar Water

What's the deal with micellar water? What is it? Why do I need it? Simply put, micellar water is a multi-purpose leave-on skincare product. That makes it amazing for so many reasons!

First of all, micellar water is a gentle cleanser. Most are completely alcohol free so are not drying. In fact, they often help promote hydration leaving your skin soft, smooth, and lovely.

Secondly, micellar waters are extremely effective at cleaning away dirt, makeup and oil. It helps clean out your pores. Micellar waters are also experts at toning the skin to restore balance.

Finally micellar water does not need to be rinsed away. This makes micellar water ideal to bring along when travelling! It's a lovely refresh in the middle of a hot day.

So what is Micellar water and how did it come to be?

Micellar water has cells with a water-loving (hydrophilic) head and a water-hating (hydrophobic) tail. So when micelles are paired with soft water they become cleansing marvels. When those micelles get close to anything that isn’t water – like dirt, sebum build-up and makeup in our pores – those hydrophobic tails attract and pull out all the impurities, leaving behind perfectly clean, hydrated skin. The French have been using micellar water for decades to counter their hard water.

Why add Taiga Beauty's Micellar Water to your routine?

Our formula is alcohol free, gentle, and effective and we've used hard-working botanicals from the Boreal Forest (as we do in all our products). Our Micellar Water is part of our trio of cleansers designed to give you fresh, healthy, glowing skin and coordinates with products designed for four different skin types: Mature/Aging Skin, Dull/Dehydrated Skin, Sensitive/Reactive Skin, and Oily/Acneic Skin. We use more than a token amount of actives so you get real benefits beyond fancy words on a label.

Consider adding Micellar Water to your routine. Click here to order today.

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