Garnier Micellar Extra-Gentle Cleansing Wipes Review

Hello IMBBians,

It is summer time in Netherlands and we hardly had 2 weeks of bright sunshine, so we are on a vacation to Spain and Portugal. Thanks to Rati for already exploring the areas, it was easier to make the itinerary. So, I picked up a few products for the sunny side of Europe and today’s review is on Garnier Micellar Extra-Gentle Cleansing Wipes.

Garnier Micellar Extra-Gentle Cleansing Wipes Review

Price: €3.99 for 25 wipes
Claims: Garnier Micellar Extra-Gentle Cleansing Wipes contain thin silk fibers in a thick, soft wipe. Soaked with Micellar water, they are specially formulated for make-up removal on sensitive skin. Like a magnet, the cleansing agents capture impurities and lift away dirt from the skin. No need to rub to efficiently remove make-up. The result: In a single step, your make-up is removed and your skin feels refreshed and soothed.
How to Use: Lift the adhesive panel. Remove a wipe and gently cleanse your face, including your eyelids and neck, in the morning and evening. No need to rinse. Re-seal the adhesive panel straight away to help prevent the wipes from drying out.

Garnier Micellar Extra-Gentle Cleansing Wipes Ingredients

My Experience with Garnier Micellar Extra-Gentle Cleansing Wipes:

I had purchased the Nivea ones and they dried out very fast. I badly wanted to purchase some new wipes and this came to my notice. I have tried micellar water and, when I found facial wipes with micellar water, I had to grab them. The wipes come in a light pink pack and has a flap open on the top. The opening is in the centre and is small, thus this prevents the wipes from drying. The wipes are soft and moist. However, I have noticed that the ends of these wipes are wetter than the centre.

Garnier Micellar Extra-Gentle Cleansing Wipes

The wipes remove the dirt and grime from the face effectively. But, when it comes to heavy makeup, you would need at least 2 wipes to get everything removed or follow up with a wash. The wipes also effectively remove waterproof mascara and lipstick stains. The wipes are soft and easy to use. Even though the wipes are meant for sensitive skin, I wouldn’t recommend the usage of it on the eyes or around them. I removed my eyeliner and glue with this wipe and it gave me a burning sensation which lasted for 10-15 seconds. I got the same sensation when I was trying to remove the excess kajal from the sides of my eyes.

Garnier Micellar Extra-Gentle Cleansing Wipes Packaging

Even though the wipes remove the makeup, when I washed my face with water, I could see that there was dirt still in there and the water that dropped was black/brown, indicating that there was still residue left. So only the wipes may not effectively remove makeup. However, for daily use and to remove minimal makeup, the wipes are still great. I never had issues with it except the eye part. Also, do not use it if you have an open pimple or injuries as it could irritate the area. I just need this to wipe my face before applying sunscreen at the beach, so I do not want it for removing heavy makeup. Hence I am fine with it.

Pros of Garnier Micellar Extra-Gentle Cleansing Wipes:

⦁ Removes everyday makeup effectively
⦁ Price effective
⦁ Soft on skin
⦁ Has the goodness of micellar water
⦁ Travel-friendly
⦁ Doesn’t dry out
⦁ Suitable for sensitive skin

Cons of Garnier Micellar Extra-Gentle Cleansing Wipes:

⦁ Moister at the ends
⦁ Irritated my eye area
⦁ Doesn’t effectively remove heavy makeup
⦁ Not suitable for skin with acne and pimples
⦁ Micellar water is better than wipes

IMBB Rating: 2.5/5
Would I Repurchase Garnier Micellar Extra-Gentle Cleansing Wipes?

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