Review: Fun’Ethic Eau Micellaire

Did you ever use micelle water aka eau micellaire?

I didn’t, so I was happy as I was able to try one out. This one is from FUN’ETHIC – a french natural cosmetics brand.

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Their concept is based on categorizing skin in ages: this one is “avoir 20 ans” which means “I am 20 years old” and is created for girls, whose lifes are in a movement, no settling down yet. Therefor the skin needs another treatment in comparison to older or younger skin. The other categories are: “être ado” = younger and “vivre ses 30 ans” = older.

The “avoir 20 ans” line contains peach extract for its antioxidant properties and for its delivery of vitamins E, C and iron.

Which labels are on this product?

The micelle water and all other products from this series are cosmebio certified (www.cosmebio.org). Here are their regulations for the bio label:

  • At least 95%  of natural ingredients or derived from natural sources
  • At least 95% of plant ingredients are produced by Organic Farming
  • At least 10% of product contents are produced by Organic Farming
  • Note: Cosmetics often contain 50 to 80% water, which cannot be certified as organic.
this picture may make it easier to understand the certification

 

How to use this product:

I applied a generous amount of micelle water to a cotton pad by shaking the container upside down. Then I went over all arias of my face with this pad to remove foundation, powder, mascara etc. I have to say this product, although it smells a little like alcohol, is very gentle to the skin and can be used to remove eye-makeup. This works quite okay for me, but what upsets me is the amount of cotton pads I need to really have the feeling of a clean face. And as you do clean your face twice a day, there is a huge sum of pads at the end of the day. I don’t like that, nature doesn’t like that –> not good for nature.

I don’t know if you can use micelle water without a cotton pad, if so, this product is a good and safe one, but if not, I wouldn’t recommend producing that much waste just by cleaning your face.

 

 

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Sarah says:

    Hey 🙂 Thanks for your feedback about our micellar water “Avoir 20 ans” :). You’re right no to want to use disposable cotton pads, we totally agree with you 🙂 That’s why we propose the “Magic Squares” (“carrés magiques” in french) make-up remover, washable and reusable. They can be used for the duration of 2 years ! You can use them with our micellar waters.
    They are available on Ecco Verde https://www.ecco-verde.com/funethic-1
    Do not hesitate to come back to us if you have any questions.

    Have a good day 🙂
    Sarah for the Fun’Ethic Family

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    1. That’s a good idea and one I was thinking about, too! There are a few options of reusable pads available and I will try some out, soon 🙂 thank you for commenting on my article, Sarah and lovely greetings to France

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