be_ixf;ym_202201 d_17; ct_50

What Is Micellar Water and Should You Trade In Your Old Face Wash?

Make no mistake about it, micellar water is not your standard H2O. The difference? Here, derms break it down.

What is micellar water?

The namesake micelles—tiny balls of oil that act like little magnets and attract dirt, grime, and oil—and cleanse your skin. Long popular in Europe, micellar water is finally making a big splash (pun intended) stateside, and there’s a long list of reasons why you may want to swap out your standard face wash for one of these products (or more, specifically, one of these picks for the best micellar water).

What are some benefits of using micellar water?

“Micellar water offers several benefits,” says Rachel Nazarian, M.D., of Schweiger Dermatology Group in NYC. “The oil droplets in the water are actually quite hydrating and don’t disrupt the natural pH of skin like classic foaming, soap-based cleansers,” explains Dr. Nazarian. This makes micellar water ideal for those with dry or sensitive skin.

Read full article here

Source: Shape – What Is Micellar Water and Should You Trade In Your Old Face Wash? By, Melanie Rud

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

Back to Top
>

Receive skincare tips, news and special offers!

Field marked with asterisk (*) is mandatory.