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I was so excited with this new launch from the Dr Andrew Weil for Origins line. I love Origins and I really enjoy using Micellar Waters as my first cleanse or a light morning cleanse, and I just had a feeling this would be good. Here’s the low down on the new Origins Dr Weil Mega Mushroom Skin Relief Micellar Cleanser.
I love the packaging. It looks different for a Micellar Water and you can tell it’s Origins a mile off. Origins’ take on the relevance of Micellar Waters is not so much the ease of makeup removal and cleansing, but the avoidance of minerals in hard-water from taps. These minerals can be difficult for sensitive skins to tolerate and also make rinsing more difficult which both lead to dryness and irritation. Throw in impurities such as iron, copper and zinc into the mix and suddenly tap water is causing a whole free radical attack, according to the press release.
Whilst I refuse to be scared of tap water in skincare, I do love a micellar and I particularly like this one.
Origins Dr Weil Mega Mushroom Skin Relief Micellar Cleanser Features
- Tiny micelle molecules act like magnets to grab onto oil, pollution and dirt
- Impurities are lifted away and wiped off with a cotton pad
- The formula strengthens the skins resilience against hard water and pollution
- Rice bran extract helps neutralise the effects of hard water
- Yeast berry ferment provides a powerful antioxidant effect to protect against pollution
- Prevents redness and sensitivity caused by frequent cleansing
- Non-stripping, soap-free, oil-free formulation
I really like this. It feels cooling and soothing on the skin, cuts through makeup and dirt really quickly and leaves my skin feeling clean, hydrated and calm. It leaves a slight residue on my skin that I actually really like as it feels very hydrating. The rest of my skincare goes on very nicely after it.
Origins Dr Weil Mega Mushroom Skin Relief Micellar Cleanser is £27.50 and available exclusively at Selfridges HERE. It goes nationwide from January 2016. It is pricey for a micellar but it does quite a bit more than remove makeup.
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