Garnier SkinActive Micellar Water Is a Makeup-Removing, Skin Toning Game Changer

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Micellar water wasn’t an overnight cult-favorite; it slowly creeped its way into magazine articles and celebrity recommendations. I mean, heck, it took me until about two months ago when I saw a commercial for Garnier’s SkinActive Micellar Water to know how to even pronounce micellar (it’s mice-ler).

Originally hailing from France, the land of pharmacies that carry amazing skincare products and not just Doritos, micellar water draws out all that gunk stuck on your face and easily takes off makeup, without rubbing or irritation. And to me, Garnier SkinActive has that formula down. I’m almost done with my bottle and am waiting for my next one to arrive, because I don’t want to be a day without it. I went rafting a few weeks ago and brought it with me (seriously). And it’s part of Subscribe & Save on Amazon, which will give you an even better price.


I have sensitive skin, and this doesn’t make me break out or get red, even when I use it both morning and night. Because of the oil in micellar water, it’s not recommended for people with super oily skin, but if you’re looking for a makeup removing alternative that will also help tone your skin, Garnier SkinActive Micellar Water is just that.