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Garnier Pure Active Micellar Cleansing Water

Garnier Pure Active Micellar Cleansing Water

13 Reviews

The new Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water has been designed for sensitive skin and is proven to be loved by all skin types. A perfect blend of science and skincare, with results that speak for themselves. Simply apply Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water to a cotton pad and wipe across your skin for gentle and efficient cleansing. Use it to leave your skin feeling refreshed in the morning, and at night, to remove make-up and impurities. Perfect for oily and combination skin.

Price: R79.99
Size: 400ml
Availability: Selected retailers and pharmacies.

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Water for my skin

Dikeletjo Mothiba

H2O for my skin. This is one product that will forever remain a staple in my beauty routine. I love how soft and fresh it leaves my skin feeling after a day of wearing make-up, because it removes EVERYTHING, even that long-stay mascara!

Pretty Good.

Zainab Solomon

I like the product and use it to remove my makeup by placing it on a cotton pad. However, unlike its claims, it is not effective in removing waterproof mascara… Not even normal mascara. It works almost as well as my Equate eye makeup remover, but not as well as Neutrogena’s makeup removing wipes. It is great for the face, and leaves the skin lightly moisturized, but requires quite a bit of rubbing to remove stubborn mascara.

Micellar water


I didn’t find this product very effective for removing makeup compared to the bioderma micellar water. Its also not very good at removing mascara leave alone waterproof mascara. Overall, I find it to be an ‘okay’ for a budget-friendly option. My skin does feel refreshed afterwards.

SO Refreshing

Sarah-jane Van Heerden

So after reading so many good reviews about this product i decided to try it out for my self, i must say it removed all my make-up very easily and did not irritate my skin at all. I also use it in the mornings just to freshen up before applying my serum and day cream. It really leaves your face feeling squeaky clean and refreshed….. it will be a repurchase for me for sure :)

fresh skin

Khema Singh

i just invested in this product over the past weekend, i currently use all of the garnier products and was really impressed by this especially with not having to rinse my face after use. it left my skin feeling clean, soft and fresh. its perfect for oily skin as it doesn’t make your skin oily even after sleeping and waking up.

Garnier Pure Active Micellar Cleansing Water

Priya Nunkumar

Micellar Cleansing Water? Cleansing water? If you’ve never heard of the latest make up removal which has hit South Africa, carry on reading because Garnier South Africa has brought two different types of Micellar Cleansing Waters to South Africa to help us with easy make up removal and perfect skin cleansing in a flash. Let me introduce you to the latest in skincare on a budget… the Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water which is safe enough for sensitive skin and Pure Active Micellar Cleansing Water which is perfect for oily skin.

So lets get down to basics… what is Micellar Cleansing Water? According to Elle Online “Micellar Cleansing Water formula is made of micelles, which are tiny oil molecules which are suspended in a soft water, the micelles are attracted to dirt, grime and oil, and they draw out impurities without drying out your skin.” The idea behind the Micellar Cleansing Water is “rather than containing a foamy solution which strips your skin and leaves behind harsh chemicals, micelles cling onto the dirt and make up on your skin and dissolve them while leaving behind a glowy, hydrated finish.”

To me, I unfortunately had mixed feelings about this “cleanser’ because it seems like a lazy girl’s solution to make up removing. Despite the fact that I could wake up the next morning with skin that was broken out like crazy, I accepted the challenge and tested out the product over a week. On the first day, I removed my day time make up using the Garnier Pure Active Micellar Cleansing Water, I wet a cotton pad in the Micellar Cleansing Water and begun wiping my face. I watched my make up melt off my skin, so calmly… three cotton pads down and my skin felt amazing.

My skin looked refreshed and so hydrated, it felt soft to the touch, but I wasn’t convinced just yet, I spent the rest of the week testing out the Micellar water. By the time I had completed my week of testing out the product, I’ll agree with Garnier’s statement “perfectly cleansed and refreshed skin without vigorous rubbing or rinsing. A soothing formula without perfume to suit all skin types.” I was impressed, the product has a light gentle scent which makes you think of perfectly cleansed skin with a touch of that “fresh feel”, my make up was removed perfectly, including my waterproof make up without the panda eyes.

Although, my two favourite things about the Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water is definitely that it is perfect for sensitive eyes and skin, so there is no burning, irritating or uncomfortable skin after using the cleansing water, plus it comes in a 400ml bottle, which I find to be a HUGE saving because it is an “all rounder” cleanser for a fraction of the cost. The Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water has quickly become an everyday cleanser in my cleansing routine, sometimes if I’m having a make up free day, I use the Micellar Cleansing Water to refresh my skin and give it some “life”. I’d recommend you get your hands on the Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water as soon as possible, it’s a life changing product, you won’t really understand the hype until you’ve tried the product. The Micellar Cleansing Water retails at R79,99 and is available at selected Clicks Stores

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