French beauty routines, the regimens we all try to decipher. Always so effortlessly cool – mainly because of their laissez-faire approach – French women always know best when it comes to skin care. Unfailingly to grace the medicine cabinets of anyone with a French accent, micellar cleansing water may be the best-hidden secret to the hydrated complexions of every French woman with a curtain bang and a perfect red lip.
Used since the 90s, micellar water is what graced the faces of French beauties when tap water wasn’t always so clean. Looks and feels like regular water, micellar water uses micelles to cleanse and tone as well as removes dirt, oil, and makeup with just a few swipes of a cotton round. Never containing alcohol (your skins worst nightmare) micellar water is *the* best thing to cleanse your face with and to remove your makeup – trust me, you’ll notice the biggest difference when you stop using those makeup wipes.
Here are the few micellar water brands that make me feel like I’m one step closer to mastering the “French way”.