It’s been awhile since Kiehl’s made its debut and dropped on BeautyMNL, and it’s certainly no surprise that they’ve taken our website by storm. They’re one of the oldest beauty brands in the industry, and have gained a global reputation for their apothecary skincare remedies that produce consistent, no-fail results. We might be stating the obvious, but we’re psyched to have them on site. With their shelves stocked high with dozens of formulas, choosing among their selections might be overwhelming. If you haven’t tried any of their products yet, then take a leap of faith and try their superstar serum. Check it out, below!


This is not a drill: concocted in this little blue bottle is everything you need to achieve perfect skin. It contains copious amounts of essential fatty acids, which work to repair damage, stimulate the production of new cells, and smoothen out the appearance of wrinkles.

It’s jam-packed with pretty much every plant extract in the book, but its hero ingredients are evening primrose oil, which maintains the skin’s elasticity levels, and lavender essential oil, which soothe any signs of inflammation. And just like any Kiehl’s formula, it’s injected with their signature element: squalane, a highly-refined compound extracted from olives. We’re not exaggerating when we say that it’s one of the gentlest, most restorative botanical lipids in the entire planet. It’s also known to remedy an entire alphabet of skin conditions, from acne to psoriasis.

With all the skincare benefits teeming in this tiny treasure, we couldn’t resist trying it ourselves. Does it live up to the hype? Scroll to find out!



Kat, 22, Dry Skin Type: “I noticed that after one use my face felt plump and soft. As I continued to use it through out the week, the dry patches and redness on my face went away. I also noticed that the texture of my skin is also a lot smoother. I suffer from dry skin so this has really helped improve my skin. My skin feels less tight and well hydrated ever since I started using this.

I only used about 2-3 drops and it completely covered my face. The consistency of it is not too oily or heavy on the skin which makes it perfect for layering with other skincare products. Overall, I think it’s worth the price and I can see myself repurchasing this. “

The Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Serum is available on BeautyMNL here. Shop the 30ml variant here and the 15ml variant here.

Photos by Kat Echon.

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