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Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Micellar Water

Removes make-up and excess sebumCleanses without irritating or disrupting skin’s natural moisture barrierInstantly refreshing

Blemish-prone skin

A mild but effective cleansing water that removes make-up and excess sebum

Product info

Clinical studies

The product was tested in controlled usage studies amongst females aged 18 to 75. The sample included volunteers with sensitive skin. The following results were recorded:

  • Skin hydration improves: Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Micellar Water does not dry skin and moisture significantly increases after one week of regular use.
  • Proven to be suitable for sensitive skin, including the sensitive skin around the eyes. Also proven to be safe for eyes and for contact lens wearers.

Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Micellar Water is a refreshing solution with APG Complex: an effective yet extra-mild make-up remover, cleanser and toner.

Alcohol-free, it gently but effectively removes all water-soluble eye and face make-up without irritating or disrupting skin’s natural moisture barrier. Quick and convenient to use, it helps prepare your skin for your topical acne treatment product or moisturiser and has been tested on, and proven to be compatible with, sensitive skin and eyes. Skin feels clean and soothed, is noticeably soft and supple and is well prepared for care products.

The Micellar Water is suitable for use alongside medical acne treatments and during pregnancy.


    How To Use

    • Use in the morning and evening
    • Apply to a cotton wool pad and gently wipe over the eyes, face and décolleté
    • Use a new cotton pad for each application
    • Repeat until the pad is clean
    • Do not rinse
    • Follow with the appropriate care product. Be sure to use one with a sun protection factor in the day time.

    The care product you use depends on the severity of your acne and on the type of treatment you are undergoing. 

    If you are using medical treatment for acne, Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Adjunctive Soothing Cream helps to alleviate some of the symptoms such as intense dryness. It should be applied five minutes after your medication so the treatment can absorb fully. 

    If you have mild to moderate acne, but are not undergoing medical acne treatment, use a soothing and mattifying moisturiser such as Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Mattifying Fluid in the morning and evening.

    For clearer and smoother-looking skin over time, you may also like to incorporate our Eucerin DermoPURIFYER skin renewal treatment into your routine. It is suitable for all blemish-prone skin that is not undergoing medical acne treatment and should be used once a day only − ideally in the evening. You can use it before the mattifying fluid or on its own.

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    Sun protection is an important step in your morning routine. Blemishes can cause pigmentation issues if over-exposed to the sun, and acne medications can make blemish-prone skin even more sensitive to UV rays. Eucerin Sun Gel-Creme Oil Control Dry Touch SPF50+ offers the levels of protection that your skin needs and should be applied before your cover-up and make-up. If you’re applying sun protection after a topical acne treatment wait five minutes to allow the treatment to fully absorb. 

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    Cover blemishes and even out skin tone with foundation and/or a concealer. Choose products that are non-comedogenic (i.e. that will not block pores) and, ideally, ones that contain ingredients that work to improve the condition of blemish-prone skin. Be sure to remove all make-up before you go to bed.

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    Cleanse skin in the morning and evening:

    • am: to remove the sebum and dead skin cells that have accumulated overnight
    • pm: to remove make-up and free skin from the day’s dirt

    Use gentle cleansing products such as Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Cleansing Gel with lukewarm water and follow with an appropriate toner or, for a quick and convenient solution, use Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Micellar Water. You may also benefit from using a scrub once a week to unclog pores and refine skin texture.

    We do not recommend using an alcohol-based toner and the scrub alongside acne medication as Isotretinoin, Benzoyl Peroxide and Antibiotics can make skin more sensitive. If you like the refreshing feel of a toner, try the alcohol-free Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Micellar Water instead.

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    FAQ (2)

    • Is Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Micellar Water suitable for removing eye make-up?

      Yes. It has been clinically and opthalmologically tested and proven to be compatible with the sensitive skin around your eyes as well as with the eyes themselves. The eye contour area is particularly delicate and sensitive with a different pH level to facial skin. Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Micellar Water respects this difference and has been formulated to pH 7.4 - the optimum pH for the eye area.

      Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Micellar Water will remove all water soluble eye make-up. For the effective removal of waterproof make-up.

    • When should I use the Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Micellar Water and when should I use Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Toner?

      Micellar water is a cleanser, toner and make-up remover all in one intended for use when you need a quick and convenient cleansing solution. Toner is applied after using a dedicated cleanser such as Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Cleansing Gel and prepares skin for moisturiser and other care products. 

      Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Toner is particularly suitable for oily and blemish-prone skin as it feels refreshing but, as it contains alcohol, we do not recommend that you use it during medical acne-treatment. If you are undergoing medical acne treatment and enjoy using a toner, then use Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Micellar Water to tone your skin after cleansing thoroughly with Eucerin DermoPURIFYER Cleansing Gel instead.

    from 4 reviews
    • Randy Hemeni 2023/08/06
      Please bring back the micellar water
      Good day, I have noted that the DermoPURIFYER Micellar Water has been discontinued but the Toner does not work as effective as the micellar water. I have tried other brands but they are too harsh on my skin. Your product was the best suited for my skin. Kindly reconsider your decision.


      Hi Randy.  Thank you for your Review.  Your comments have been noted and will be passed on to the marketing team for information.  Thank you again for your loyalty to the Eucerin brand and for getting in touch with us.

    • Tumi 2022/03/19
      Micellar water
      Is the product discontinued? It’s hard finding it anywhere.

      Hi Tumi.

      Thank you for your enquiry. We are really sorry to have to advise you that the Dermo Purifyer Micellar Water has been discontinued. This would be the reason you are not able to locate it in your local stores. We still have the Dermo Purifyer Toner in the range which you may like to use to replace the Micellar Water. We regret the inconvenience and frustration that this discontinuation may have caused you and thank you again for getting in touch.

      Many thanks,

      Eucerin ZA

    • Sarah 2021/08/30
      Fantastic product
      I've been using this micellar water for a few months now and it has really made a difference in my skin. I use in the morning instead of a face wash and it has really helped control oil on my skin throughout the day. My skin feels clean and fresh after using.

      Hi Sarah,

      Thank you for your very positive Review.  It is always a great pleasure to receive feedback from satisfied users of our brand.  Our teams work constantly to bring a variety of well formulated products to the market to suit each and every need and they will be very pleased to read your comments!  Thank you again for sharing your positive experience with this product.

      Many thanks,

      Eucerin ZA

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