Anyone swear by kiehls?

(27 Posts)
Indecisivejo Sat 26-Dec-15 08:08:36

Anyone use kiehls skincare? I'm looking for new products for my constantly unhappy skin!

soupmaker Sat 26-Dec-15 10:25:26

I swear by the ultra facial cream and midnight recovery concentrate. I'm in my 40s and have always had good skin but it's now very sensitive and needs more looking after. I don't wear make up very often so need my skin to look as fresh and smooth as possible and these products work for me.

Heyheyheygoodbye Sat 26-Dec-15 10:38:33

I use those too soup and I also swear by the avocado eye cream fsmile

Annarose2014 Sat 26-Dec-15 11:17:15

I have a friend whos obsessed with the Midnight Recovery. I have to say it did nothing for me but I have v good skin so I rarely notice anything making any difference if you know what I mean.

But I keep going back to Kiehls, just cos the women in there are so nice and practically throw samples at you even if you're not buying anything. So try to get to a store and get some samples if poss.

PearlieQueen Sat 26-Dec-15 16:41:09

Lots of Kiehls stuff in the Debenhams online sale

Indecisivejo Sat 26-Dec-15 20:06:30

Thanks for replies so far, am tempted.
Anyone else?

StillShopalot Sun 27-Dec-15 00:47:04

Thanks pearliequeen.....got me some bargains!!!!

Love Kiehls, so does hubby. Especially love the creme de corps body lotion . Also use their skincare which I find gentle and effective.

ZenNudist Sun 27-Dec-15 01:07:14

Watching for ideas for dsis gift...

BubsandMoo Sun 27-Dec-15 01:08:51

I love the blue herbal spot treatment for breakouts. Ultra facial moisturiser too, olive fruit oil shampoo, and eye makeup remover.

Indecisivejo Sun 27-Dec-15 06:52:16

Getting more and more tempted now, may go shopping today!

Indecisivejo Sun 27-Dec-15 09:26:08

Also those of u who have replied so far, what cleanser do u use?

OTheHugeManatee Sun 27-Dec-15 09:35:01

Love Kiehls. I have dry and very sensitive skin which goes itchy in patches when it's cold and dry. I love the Skin Rescuer as a base moisturiser in the winter and in desert climates on holiday. I use their very heavy cream too - can't remember the name but it's sort of French - and the hand cream for dry hands.

Their stuff absorbs quickly and works well for me. I also love that most of their products are unscented or only very lightly scented. I can't stand stinky skincare products confused

soupmaker Sun 27-Dec-15 11:19:36

I've used the foaming face wash and the washable cleansing milk. My skin prefers the cleansing milk. If you can get into a store they will test your skin and give you some recommendations. They've never been pushy so you can always ask for samples and then go back once you've tried them. Can't go wrong with the body lotion though.

Indecisivejo Mon 28-Dec-15 07:50:03

Just an update....
I went into their bluewater store yesterday and the girl I spoke to was absolutely lovely she spent an age with me talking and testing my skin and I didn't once feel pressured into buying anything at all. I bought some bits she recommended safe in the knowledge I can return for a full refund if I do not get on with them, fingers crossed I won't need to!

Crunchycookie Mon 28-Dec-15 18:50:53

I've been trying out a couple of samples and so far the moisturisers seem like the best I've ever tried. I have sensitive skin so it's very hard to find the perfect moisturiser. I imagine they throw samples at us because it's really good stuff and they know we will come back for more.

NattyGolfJerkin Mon 28-Dec-15 18:53:44

I love the midnight recovery oil, the avocado eye cream & the soy milk & honey whipped creme de corps. All gorgeous.

FLAMBOLA Mon 28-Dec-15 19:44:07

I love the avocado eye cream!

Indecisivejo Mon 28-Dec-15 21:08:20

Well I think I'm going to have to return my products....face was stinging and felt uncomfortable sad

OTheHugeManatee Mon 28-Dec-15 21:26:12

I don't loke the wrinkle reducing serum - that makes my face sting. The Rosa Arctica one is a bit much too. The Skin Rescuer and their very heavy night cream are nice, as is the eye cream.

Purplehonesty Mon 28-Dec-15 21:32:03

Have you tried Tropics? I have sensitive skin and was using simple but it was just getting dull and kept getting the odd spot on my chin.

A friend gave me a trial kit - apparently there are no chemicals in it at all it's all natural plant based?

I've been using it for two weeks and just ordered the cleanser, toner, moisturiser, eye roll on and bamboo cloth thing. It was £52 for the pack.
My skin is glowing, feels so soft and haven't had a single spot despite eating all manner of crap over Xmas.

So maybe that's worth a try? I don't know if you can just order it online as I got mine from her house, bit like virgin vie used to be. But maybe you can.

mrsvilliers Mon 28-Dec-15 22:42:54

I came on to comment on the Creme De Corps and Ultimate Strength Hand Cream (both amazing in my book) but seen you've been having problems with the face products. Have you heard of Elemental Herbology? It is £££ but lasts for almost six months and cleared mine and my sister's skin up (mine looked dull, hers was 'congested') All natural ingredients too.

LittleLionHeart Mon 28-Dec-15 22:50:11

The midnight recovery concentrate is my holy grail. I actually just made a YouTube video about it blush. I'm v loyal to it. I have oily skin so adding an oil helps it, but this oil in particular does something amazing to my skin. Never had a spot while using it. Always get one when I go away and don't take it.

dinosaurkisses Tue 29-Dec-15 01:09:17

Their Creme de Corps is amazing- I have those little red bumps on the backs of my arms and it made them disappear, as well as evening the tone on my legs- it's very expensive though, I ran out a long time ago and can't justify £40 on the big bottle again.

Their hand cream is also very very good, with a lovely smell. Regular use really improved the condition of my nails.

And I love their oil free facial moisturiser- it's great, especially if you're going to put on make up. DP was having a lot of trouble with the skin around his nose developing spots and it's really cleared up since he swapped to my bottle of moisturiser!

Indecisivejo Tue 29-Dec-15 07:22:47

Am so gutted I thought these would be the ones for me and girl in shop says she was confident I would love them too! My skin is hyper sensitive though so not necessarily bad products just my skin being a pest as usual! I also started breaking out in very sore red spots all over forehead the day after I'd used the new stuff that was on top of the stinging sad
I've heard of that elemental herbology and have been tempted in past but just so much money, I don't mind spending money on products but if I remember rightly that was extra £££ I will look again though thanks.

Blingygolightly Tue 29-Dec-15 07:54:22

That's a shame OPsad

If you're ever tempted to look at the non-facial stuff again....The creme de corps body cream is amazing and a winter staple for my dry skin. I also use the lip balm (both tinted and plain) is like magic stuff. Also the shower gels are lovely. Smell divine and lather well so you only need a little bit.

The facial stuff I use is the papaya and pineapple facial scrub (in the morning), eye make up remover and ultra facial moisturiser which I use at night.

Good luck with your search.

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