Micellar water has long been a beauty bag staple.
Originally gaining popularity backstage at fashion week, allowing makeup artists to quickly, effectively and, most importantly, gently remove model’s makeup in between runway shows, the micellar water trend swiftly trickled through to the mainstream. Today, we rely on micellar water to gently remove not just makeup, but any grime, oil and bacteria that may have taken up residence on the skin throughout the day (or the night!)
The benefits of micellar have since extended north to the scalp, with a new wave of micellar products hitting shelves- micellar hair care.
The skin-loving properties of traditional micellar water are now being applied to shampoos and conditioners, with micellar hair care gently cleansing the hair and answering the beauty woes of those with sensitive scalps.
What is micellar hair care?
What makes micellar waters so popular is that they’re highly effective at sweeping the skin of oil and grime without leaving a greasy residue, plus micellar water formulas are, more often than not, less complex than traditional cleansers and makeup removers.
Similar principles apply to micellar hair care. Much like micellar water, micellar shampoo contains micelles that gently cleanse both the hair and the scalp without leaving grease in its wake. Micellar shampoo doesn’t weigh the hair down, leaving it feeling light, clean and healthy.
Benefits for sensitive scalps
Why are those with dry and sensitive scalps, rejoicing at the arrival of micellar shampoo and conditioner?
Micellar hair care formulas are simple, stripped back and only ever-so-slightly scented, meaning they aren’t packing unnecessary irritants onto the scalp, weighing the hair down or irritating the scalp. Simple, uncomplicated formulas are often best suited to those with skin sensitivities, and micellar hair care is gentle enough to keep sensitivity at bay.
Sukin’s new micellar hair formulas have been developed with low-allergen fragrances and are entirely free from essential oils, which are known to irritate the scalp.
The best natural micellar shampoos for sensitive scalps
To gently clean your scalp & hair with natural ingredients, choose Sukin’s Sensitive Micellar Shampoo. The entire Sukin Sensitive collection has been carefully formulated for the needs of those with sensitive skin, and this shampoo is no exception. Sukin’s Micellar Shampoo harnesses the natural hydrating powers of Chamomile Extract and Aloe Vera to reduce scalp dryness while a blend of Coconut Extract, Avocado and Argan Oils leave hair feeling nourished and moisturised.
To soften the hair without weighing it down, opt for the Sukin Sensitive Micellar Conditioner. Gentle on the scalp, this Micellar Conditioner uses Avocado, Coconut and Argan Oils to deeply condition and nourish the hair & scalp without coating it with unnecessary synthetic oils and fragrances.