- Melissa Gilbert tells Prevention her must-have drugstore magnificence product.
- The 58-year-old swears by Garnier’s SkinActive Micellar Water.
- “I find it irresistible for cleansing, firming,” she tells Prevention. “Typically I don’t actually really feel like washing my face however [I use] the micellar water on cotton pads.”
Melissa Gilbert is on a mission to normalize ageing. The Fashionable Home on the Prairie star not too long ago informed Prevention that she’s by no means been in a greater place and that her days of Botox and fillers are behind her. Now, she’s leaning into the years as they arrive. A method she’s ensuring she appears and feels her finest is by utilizing magnificence merchandise that don’t break the financial institution. The star revealed the pharmacy product she loves for cleaning and firming pores and skin: Garnier’s SkinActive Micellar Water.
“I find it irresistible for cleansing, firming—you understand generally I don’t actually really feel like washing my face however the micellar water on a cotton pad [is great],” she says.
Micellar water is a good way to take away make-up, grime, and cleanse the face, in keeping with the Cleveland Clinic. Most micellar waters are made with purified water, moisturizers, and delicate surfactants. It’s beloved by many with all kinds of pores and skin because of its gentleness.
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She’s not the one fan of the product. Drew Barrymore has lengthy touted the advantages of the identical product. With over 50,000 scores and almost 5 stars, Amazon reviewers can’t get sufficient of it both. “I’ve tried quite a lot of micellar waters. I’ve even tried very high-end costly ones and so they all burn my eyes. That is the one one which doesn’t and takes off all my make-up, it additionally doesn’t hassle my delicate pores and skin,” writes one Amazon buyer.
“I acquired shingles in my face. Agony. This cleanser is the one factor that didn’t burn my face or trigger extra issues. Whereas recovering from shingles, I’ve had allergic reactions to treatment, lotions, and sprays. This cleanser has been my solely fixed supply of reduction,” writes one other.
Inexpensive magnificence merchandise are only one aspect of Gilbert’s self-care routine. At 58, she’s simply as targeted on her thoughts. The truth is, she’s began a complete web site to assist different ladies embrace ageing, Fashionable Prairie (use code Modern25 for 25% off by means of January 31, 2023). “I’ve realized be extra comfy in my very own pores and skin and appreciative,” she says of getting older.
“It’s the candy easy issues in life which might be one of the best,” she tells Prevention. “It’s fairly easy, for those who combat [aging], it will get difficult. I believe that’s a Little Home [on the Prairie] factor that has carried on by means of this and the Fashionable Prairie too. Attempting to convey ladies to a extra accepting place. We use the time period ageing gratefully, not gracefully, gratefully.”
We predict Gilbert is ageing each gratefully and gracefully. We are able to’t wait to see what insights and realness she’ll share subsequent.
Emily Goldman is the senior editor at Prevention. She’s spent the previous couple of years modifying and writing well being, wellness, magnificence, meals, and extra for Marthastewart.com and Bridalguide.com. She’s cherished all issues well being and wellness since beginning her bi-weekly podcast Pancreas Friends—a sequence all in regards to the highs and lows of dwelling life with Sort 1 diabetes. When not podcasting, she spends most of her time curled up with a superb guide or watching a interval piece on BBC.