Marcelle | 3 in 1 Micellar Solution

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Marcelle is a Canadian brand that is readily available online and in drugstores across the country. They carry colour cosmetics and skin care. Marcella introduced the first BB Cream to Canada.

Product Description

A 3 in 1 solution that gently cleanses, effectively removes make-up from both the face and the eyes, and soothes the skin. It’s no-rinse formula micro-emulsifies impurities without irritating even the most dry and intolerant skin
It is effective even on longer and waterproof make-up.

  • Enriched with soothing aloe and cucumber extract
  • Ensures superior make-up removal thanks to its advanced micellar technology
    The skin is left exceptionally clean, fresh and soothed

My review

Another Canadian brand I discovered when I landed in Toronto! I stumbled across this gem of a product when I was looking for a cheaper alternative to what I was previously using (Garneir micellar water with the pink lid) I used to stock up at home in Ireland with Garnier when it was on offer. So it seemed a bit cheaper back home! I’m not sure if it was the change in currency that made it look really expensive in Canada at the time, but I didn’t want to fork out the cash for the product. In hindsight, I mustn’t have truly loved that product if I wasn’t willing to even pay for it.. although I had used it for years, maybe a change was calling me!

In shoppers one day I came across the Marcelle 3 in 1 Micellar Solution on offer, a massive bottle of it.. so I got it to try it. What made the purchaser an easy decision was the pump dispenser – I love these bottles! So handy! Also the fact that is was paraben and sulphate free really helped my decision-making. I had never used or heard of the brand before, and I read no reviews, so I was truly taking a leap of faith on this one.

I would like to gently remind you all, if you’re not aware already, I wear a lot of makeup. Lots. Every day!

I remember using this product for the first time. Gently pumping down on the dispenser three times with one cotton round to extract the clear micellar water. The product came up from the dispenser without distress. I was happy. Using 3-4 cotton rounds, the product cleared away every scrap of makeup on my face at the end of the day. Every. Single. Bit. I was so impressed!

I wear contact lenses, they didn’t interfere with them or make them go cloudy. The skin around my eyes did not tingle. It took away waterproof makeup without scrubbing. You don’t need to shake it before using it as it is not a separated two-phase solution.

There is absolutely no scent to this product which is amazing! My only qualm is that is tastes disgusting, it’s hard not to taste it if you use it on your lips. Or if you’re getting a kiss on the cheek after using it, it will not be a pleasant experience for the kiss giver (Mr Marzipan learned his lesson long ago).. But one con against all my pro points – I can deal with that!

This is now my absolute go-to for removing my makeup. I LOVE it! I have repurchased several times and it is often on offer too which is fantastic! When I need it, and its full price, I don’t mind paying for it because I truly love it. I have read reviews that it is very similar to Bioderm Micellar Water, I have never tried that one but it is a good reference for those who have.

Thank you Marcelle for creating such an amazing product!

Whats in it?

Paraben Free | Oil Free | Alcohol Free | Non Comedogenic | Hypo-Allergenic | Perfume Free | Ophthalmologist Tested

Aqua/Water/Eau
PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides – derived from coconut oil, oily substance to help lubricate and condition the skin
Glycerin – naturally levels H2O in skin
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice – Aloe Vera
Cucumis Sativus Fruit Extract – Cucumber
Cetrimonium Bromide – skin cleanser
Sodium Citrate – antioxidant salt with ph balances
Disodium EDTA – preservative that aids cleansing
Salicylic Acid – protects the skin and promotes collagen production


In conclusion, this is a fantastic product! I wish everyone outside Canada could experience its amazing-ness! I buy mine in Shoppers Drug Mart for $19.95. Hopefully some day it will be readily available overseas! Have you tried it, or do you have a recommendation for me to try? Let me know if you try it out after reading this post!

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