Why Micellar Water Is the New Secret Weapon for Your *Hair*, Not Just Your Face

It's time for your texture to bounce back.

By now, you've probably heard of the French woman's secret for cleansing, nourishing, and toning the face in one fell swoop—micellar water (opens in new tab) AKA eau micellaire. Personally, I'm addicted to it, but it never occurred to me that its benefits could go beyond the face until DevaCurl's new Buildup Buster (opens in new tab) landed on my desk.

An ultra-light micellar water cleansing serum, it attracts dirt to *gently* remove buildup—caused by product, tap water, and environmental stressors—from the hair and scalp. But what separates it from a regular clarifying shampooIt's free of harsh ingredients that strip the hair, as well as loaded with moisturizing oils, like abyssinian seed and jojoba, to keep it healthy and shiny. So you're not only giving your head a deep clean, but helping your texture spring back to life for more volume and bounce.

Used as a replacement for shampoo, it comes inside a bottle with a pointed tip so that it's easy to disperse as you massage it all over the scalp and through to the mids and ends. Because you don't want to over cleanse the hair, it should be used weekly or as needed.

As of today, the Buildup Buster is coming soon, but you can sign up for early access before the official release here (opens in new tab).

DevaCurl Buildup Buster, $28; devacurl.com (opens in new tab).

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Lauren Valenti
Beauty Editor

Lauren is the former beauty editor at Marie Claire. She love to while away the hours at coffee shops, hunt for vintage clothes, and bask in the rough-and-tumble beauty of NYC. She firmly believes that solitude can be a luxury if you’ve got the right soundtrack—that being the Rolling Stones, of course.