As its name suggests, micellar cleansers contain “micelles”. These “micelles” are microscopic clusters of cleansing molecules, suspended in de-ionised water. They are hydrophobic and oil-
But most importantly, since they are no-rinse and ‘leave-on’, they function as more than just cleansers. They are active cleansers, meaning they not only cleanse but also become the first layer of your skin treatment. The active ingredients in the cleanser are not rinsed off, as they would be with a conventional foaming cleanser.
Niacinamide, N-acetyl-glucosamine (NAG), caffeine and ribose confer multiple skin benefits – pigmentation, anti-aging and anti-acne, amongst many others. Additional biomimetic moisturising factors help replenish your skin’s Natural Moisturising Factor (NMF), leaving your skin soft and beautifully moisturised.