NIVEA Micellar Water

What is the science behind Micellar Water?

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Micellar Water is the product on every beauty expert’s lips. But do you know how it works? Explore the science of Micellar Water and find out how it can benefit you and your skin.

What is Micellar Water?

Find out about the latest product beauty experts can’t stop talking about. Discover what Micellar Water does and how it can transform your skincare routine.

What are micelles?

Micelles are virtually invisible concentrated molecules that are both ‘water-loving’ (hydrophilic) and ‘fat-loving’ (lipophilic). This means they can remove dirt which is water-soluble and fat-soluble because they are naturally attracted to oil and water based substances. Micelles envelop oil and wax based dirt particles within their existing lipophilic centre, so that they can be easily removed without the need to rub or cause irritation.

When used with cotton pads, which are also ‘water-loving’, the outer part of the micelle sticks to the cotton pad almost like a magnet, and in effect both sweep up dirt when paired together. Using Micellar Water causes this natural phenomenon which is used to remove make-up easily and quickly, while caring for the skin and eyelashes. 

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