How often should I be cleansing and toning my skin?

Preparing the skin is an essential step in both your morning and night routine. Cleansing and toning ensures the skin is primed to receive the maximum benefits of treatments and moisturizers.

What kind of cleanser should I be using?

It is important to find a cleanser that leaves your skin feeling clean and refreshed without feeling over–dried. Ultra Facial Cleanser is a mild formula that deeply cleanses without stripping the skin of its natural oils.

What is the best way to cleanse the skin?

We always recommend cleansing the hands first before washing the face. Gently massage the cleanser into damp facial areas using small circular motions tocreate a rich lathering effect that removes impurities. Be sure to avoid the immediate eye area, then rinse thoroughly.

What does Squalane do for the skin?

Squalane is a highly refined moisturizing oil steam-distilled from the olive. It is silky to the touch and mimics the natural oils found in skin, allowing for easily absorption. This signature Kiehl’s ingredient found in over 60 of our formulations, helps to restore skin’s natural moisture balance and keep it ultra soft and supple.

What is the most effective way to apply a moisturizer?

Apply to cleansed and toned facial skin day and night as needed avoiding the immediate eye area. Apply evenly by dispensing onto fingertips and dabbing a small amount on the cheek area, forehead, and chin before massaging the formula over the face. Use upward, circular motions.

What should I use to moisturize my eye area?

The skin around the eyes is both delicate and sensitive, and it is imperative that products used in that area are specially formulated as well as ophthalmologist–tested. For daily hydration around the eye area, we recommend using Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado both morning and night. It provides a quick burst of hydration to the eye area, while reducing puffiness and dark circles.

Is Ultra Facial the recommended regimen for oily skin?

For oily skin, without problematic acne or unusually large pores, we recommend using the Ultra Facial Oil–Free 3–Step Regimen. This collection works synergistically with the skin to visibly reduce oil and control shine without stripping skin of essential moisture in three steps: drawing moisture in with water–infused humectants; locking in essential moisture with naturally–derived sugars; and lastly, reducing shine with oil–free conditioners to balance the skin’s natural oils.

Step 1: Cleanse hands and gently massage Ultra Facial Cleanser on damp facial skin using small, circular motions — avoiding the eye area.


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Step 2: After cleansing, moisten a cotton pad with Ultra Facial Toner and gently sweep along the face to enhance the cleansing effect — avoiding the eye area.


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Step 3: Apply Ultra Facial Cream by dabbing small amounts on the cheeks, forehead and chin. Massage over the face using upward, circular motions – avoiding the eye area.


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How would you describe your style?

Modern and relaxed mixed with classic. I am curious and always looking to try new things.

What are your hobbies?

I love to eat out and try new restaurants. Staying healthy is important to me so I try to run and do pilates regularly.

What is your perfect day?

Getting up early, running, spending day with friends, seeing a good exhibition or movie and having a nice dinner.

At what time of day do you feel your best and why?

Morning, lots of energy!

What is a recent splurge buy?

An old Indian bracelet from Rajasthan.

What can’t you live without?

My morning power smoothie, packed with vitamins. And...Belgian chocolate, 70% dark Cote d’Or!

What is your favorite vacation?

Traveling through Africa and India. Exploring new places and discovering new cultures.

How does Ultra Facial make you feel?

Clean, fresh & ready to start my day.

  • Ultra Facial Cleanser
    $19.50

  • Calendula Toner
    $35

  • Powerful Strength Line Reducing Concentrate
    $56

  • Abyssine SPF 23
    $49.50

  • Ultra Facial Cleanser
    $19.50

  • Midnight Recovery Concentrate
    $46

  • Midnight Recovery Eye
    $36

How would you describe your style?

I’m just trying to change the world, one flannel shirt at a time.

What are your hobbies?

Participating in as many online polls about myself as possible.

What is your perfect day?

A weekend morning in the Spring, before the city wakes up.

At what time of day do you feel your best and why?

Weekdays 8:07am, Weekends around 1:18pm. Those are the two times I apply my Ultra Facial Cream.

What is a recent splurge buy?

I recently splurged on a Unicorn, only to find out that it was a pony wearing an ice cream cone.

What can’t you live without?

Black coffee, New York City, a good whiskey and my two dogs.

What is your favorite vacation?

I strive to continually outshine my previous vacation, so I’d have to say my favorite, is my next.

How does Ultra Facial make you feel?

Sometimes in life you don't always feel like a winner, but that doesn’t mean you're not a winner, it just means you need more Ultra Facial Cream.

  • Ultra Facial Cleanser
    $19.50

  • Ultra Facial Toner
    $16

  • Ultra Facial Cream
    $26.50

  • Ultimate Man Body Scrub Soap
    $15

  • Ultra Facial Cleanser
    $19.50

  • Ultra Facial Toner
    $16

  • Ultra Facial Cream
    $26.50

  • Ultimate Man Body Scrub Soap
    $15

How would you describe your style?

Timeless with an edgy flair and a splash of color. If I had my way I’d wear a white v–neck, equestrian boots, a bright colored scarf and a leather jacket to everything.

What are your hobbies?

I am addicted to good food and traveling. Every free moment I have seems like a good time to plan some kind of mini-vacation or an experience at a new restaurant.

What is your perfect day?

I never sleep late, so my perfect day would be spending the day outside getting brunch with friends and lying around in the park. If I happen to go out at night — so be it. I just have one signature dance move: I dance merengue to everything.

At what time of day do you feel your best and why?

I feel the best in the morning, since I’m up early, I feel refreshed, awake and positive.

What is a recent splurge buy?

A trip to Miami to spend it with my family and friends over the holidays.

What can’t you live without?

My golden retriever, Max. He tends to make everything better and reminds me every day what unconditional love is.

What is your favorite vacation?

Spending 3 weeks in Costa Rica. I find that the best vacations are when you are outside of your comfort zone. I was hiking up a volcano, surfing, and white water rafting. All things I could never do while growing up in Miami.

How does Ultra Facial make you feel?

Comfortable and Confident. I find that first impressions are so important to me and you can read me like a book, so I always try to look my best and smile.

  • Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash
    $8

  • Powerful Strength Line Reducing Concentrate
    $58

  • Ultra Facial Moisturizer SPF 15
    $21

  • Facial Fuel Eye De–Puffer
    $20

  • Ultra Facial Cleanser
    $19.50

  • Midnight Recovery Concentrate
    $46

  • Midnight Recovery Eye
    $36

  • Ultra Facial Cream
    $26.50

How would you describe your style?

Relaxed and Casual. If I am not comfortable, I am not happy and I love to be happy.

What are your hobbies?

Photography is what I spend most of my free time doing, I love the feeling of freezing moments in time.

What is your perfect day?

Wakeup to an amazing sunrise with my wife and son, enjoy a day of enjoying the outdoors (hiking or snowboarding), then soak up the evening just hanging with the family.

At what time of day do you feel your best and why?

At dusk I am the happiest, I have gotten a lot of work done by then and get to enjoy a sunset and look forward to relaxing and spending time with my son.

What is a recent splurge buy?

I just bought an amazing leather bag for travels, after researching and drooling over it for months I finally pulled the trigger.

What can’t you live without?

Family — my wife and son are everything to me.

What is your favorite vacation?

This past May my Wife, Son and I (see a pattern?) drove around Iceland taking pictures, camping, and enjoying the beautiful scenery- it was a vacation that will be very hard to beat.

How does Ultra Facial make you feel?

Like I am conquering the highest peak of Greenland! Actually, I feel that plus refreshed and moisturized — no more dry skin for me!

  • Ultra Facial Cleanser
    $19.50

  • White Eagle Brushless Shave Cream
    $9

  • Ultra Facial Cream
    $26.50

  • Ultra Facial Cleanser
    $19.50

  • Midnight Recovery Concentrate
    $46

  • Powerful Strength Line Reducing Concentrate
    $58

How would you describe your style?

I love color and texture, so some mixture of the two...and BIG comfy sweaters.

What are your hobbies?

I go to school at F.I.T., so I have become an expert paper writer in my spare time. When I’m not at school, I’m a big book worm, I love photographing my beautiful nieces and nephew and bikram yoga.

What is your perfect day?

My perfect day includes laughing with my favorite people, sunshine and some good music.

At what time of day do you feel your best and why?

When I remember to breathe...breathing is important and relaxing.

What is a recent splurge buy?

A trip to Bali!

What can’t you live without?

Corny...but I can’t live without my family.

What is your favorite vacation?

Santorini! It was a combination of good company, amazing food and the light. I’ve never seen sunsets like those in Santorini.

How does Ultra Facial make you feel?

Comfortable and happy!

  • Calendula Toner
    $21

  • Line-Reducing Eye-Brightening Concentrate
    $41

  • Ultra Facial Cream
    $26.50

  • Super Fluid UV Defense SPF 50+
    $38

  • Ultra Facial Cleanser
    $19.50

  • Ultra Facial Toner
    $16

  • Line-Reducing Eye-Brightening Concentrate
    $41

  • Midnight Recovery Concentrate
    $46

How would you describe your style?

Dad doing the best he can.

What are your hobbies?

Making things with my hands.

What is your perfect day?

Sleep, coffee, newspaper, eat, play, eat, sleep.

At what time of day do you feel your best and why?

I am most inspired in the morning — my mind is fresh!

What is a recent splurge buy?

A huge bouncy house for my son's birthday.

What can’t you live without?

My wife.

What is your favorite vacation?

Exploring. Whether it's discovering the USA by car or experiencing another culture through it’s food and people.

How does Ultra Facial make you feel?

Ready for the day.

  • Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash
    $8

  • White Eagle Brushless Shave Cream
    $9

  • Ultra Facial Cream
    $26.50

  • Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash
    $8

  • White Eagle Brushless Shave Cream
    $9

  • Ultra Facial Cream
    $26.50

How would you describe your style?

Comfort is key and basics are my best friend. You could probably find me wearing a plaid shirt and jeans every day of the week.

What are your hobbies?

They’re very unrelated, but I love to cook (inventing new meals is always fun) and I’m huge gamer (late night gaming sessions are a regular occurrence at my apartment).

What is your perfect day?

When there is not a single plan on the calendar! I can call up some friends or just take myself on a great tour of NYC.

At what time of day do you feel your best and why?

Weekend mornings. There’s nothing quite like coffee, eggs and the whole day ahead of you!

What is a recent splurge buy?

A 3D television. Completely unnecessary, but totally worth it! I love gadgets and just couldn’t help myself.

What can’t you live without?

Call me crazy, but I love hard boiled eggs. Very random, but I can’t imagine starting my mornings any other way.

What is your favorite vacation?

I took a solo vacation to Greece a few years ago and had one of the best travel experiences ever. From touring old city ruins and museums in Athens to island hopping in the Mediterranean, I had a great time just taking in the sites without having to answer to anyone!

How does Ultra Facial make you feel?

Confident. Ever since I starting using Ultra Facial Cream a few years ago, I’ve noticed a significant improvement in the texture, feel and overall look of my skin. I feel like I never have to worry about my skin having an "off day".

  • Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash
    $8

  • Calendula Toner
    $21

  • Ultra Facial Cream
    $26.50

  • Ultimate Man Body Scrub Soap
    $15

  • Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash
    $8

  • Calendula Toner
    $21

  • Ultra Facial Cream
    $26.50

  • Ultimate Man Body Scrub Soap
    $15

How would you describe your style?

Simple and comfortable but fun. Bold accessories to make a statement.

What are your hobbies?

Anything hands–on. I cook, knit, crochet, sew, and I'm also a metal–smith / jewelry maker.

What is your perfect day?

Be indulged. It can be catching a good movie or play, seeing a great exhibition, or having a yummy meal!

At what time of day do you feel your best and why?

After midnight, that is when I collect my thoughts.

What is a recent splurge buy?

A glider chair. So I can soon rock my newborn baby boy to sleep.

What can’t you live without?

Good food. It doesn't have to be fancy, but it definitely needs to be tasty.

What is your favorite vacation?

I am a bit intense when it comes to vacations. My favorite vacation so far has been backpacking through India with my girlfriends. I believe vacations need to be stimulating and eye opening.

How does Ultra Facial make you feel?

Grounded. I’ve been using Ultra Facial products since college and it was love at first try. Not to mention I also got my husband hooked on the Ultra Facial products and we intent to be loyal!

  • Ultra Facial Cleanser
    $19.50

  • Ultra Facial Toner
    $16

  • Super Fluid UV Defense SPF 50+
    $38

  • Ultra Facial Cream
    $26.50

  • Ultra Facial Cleanser
    $19.50

  • Ultra Facial Toner
    $16

  • Midnight Recovery Concentrate
    $46

  • Rosa Arctica
    $60

How would you describe your style?

My style is constantly changing! Generally I’d say its girly with a little hipster mixed in. I’m definitely a fan of an excess of accessories and funky colors — always throwing on more and more jewelry to add to an outfit.

What are your hobbies?

I love live music — so I spend a lot of my free time checking out shows with friends! Recent loves — M83 and The Big Pink.

What is your perfect day?

My perfect day is definitely spent with friends and family — a delicious brunch, laying out in Prospect Park, shopping in Soho, dinner at a new restaurant.

At what time of day do you feel your best and why?

I feel best right before heading out in the morning, rested from sleep and fresh faced.

What is a recent splurge buy?

A Gryphon Sequin Jacket – I couldn’t resist a jacket covered in sequins!!

What can’t you live without?

I can’t live without my phone so I can keep in close touch with my family who live in the Midwest and I am constantly catching up with.

What is your favorite vacation?

Earlier this year, we took a family trip to India to shop for my sister’s wedding which was a perfect combination of family time, shopping and getting excited for her wedding (which was AMAZING btw!)

How does Ultra Facial make you feel?

Fresh. I’m completely addicted to the cream because it’s lightweight but super moisturizing. It’s a staple in my morning routine and I’ve gotten so many friends hooked too!

  • Ultra Facial Cleanser
    $19.50

  • Calendula Toner
    $21

  • Ultra Facial Cream
    $26.50

  • Super Fluid UV Defense SPF 50+
    $38

  • Ultra Facial Cleanser
    $19.50

  • Calendula Toner
    $21

  • Midnight Recovery Concentrate
    $46

  • Over-Night Biological Peel
    $46

  • Creamy Avocado Eye
    $28.50

How would you describe your style?

Simple and Comfortable. T-shirt and Jeans – Preferably vintage t-shirts. Sandals in the warmer weather, Converse in the colder weather.

What are your hobbies?

Exercising (doing my first Half Ironman Triathlon in June); Hanging out with friends and family while listening to sweet jams; Watching college football; Cooking meals and trying out new restaurants with my wife.

What is your perfect day?

Waking up to a sunny day near some type water (bay, beach, river, lake); Taking my dog for a walk; Going for a bike ride or run; Meeting up with friends or family for lunch or dinner and some drinks while sitting outside until it is time to go to bed.

At what time of day do you feel your best and why?

After I eat my breakfast. I’m no longer hungry and probably just finished a few things on my personal To Do list before being bombarded with what the day has ahead of me.

What is a recent splurge buy?

Just bought a new car after having my old car for over 8 years. The A/C was broken for 5 out of those 8 years.

What can’t you live without?

Cereal. I love cereal!

What is your favorite vacation?

Going to the Outer Banks every August. This past August was the first year I did not go since I was 4 years-old, because I went on my honeymoon instead (Not a bad tradeoff).

How does Ultra Facial make you feel?

It makes me feel good. The cream is best for my extremely dry skin and kind of represents who I am – Simple, No frills, but a lot of personality.

  • Facial Fuel Scrub
    $20

  • Ultra Facial Cleanser
    $19.50

  • White Eagle Brushless Shave Cream
    $9

  • Ultra Facial Cream
    $26.50

  • Midnight Recovery Concentrate
    $46

  • Ultra Facial Cleanser
    $19.50

  • Ultra Facial Cream
    $26.50

  • Creamy Avocado Eye
    $28.50

  • Midnight Recovery Concentrate
    $46

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Kiehl’s Skincare is scientifically formulated to restore and strengthen the skin barrier for healthier, younger-looking skin. Our targeted treatments are powerful, yet safe preparations which act to correct and treat your specific skin needs and concerns.