Musk Essence Oil

Kiehl's Signature Scent

Our Original Musk Oil is believed to have been created in the 1920's at the "Kiehl Apothecary." Discovered there in a vat labeled "Love Oil" in the late 50's, Kiehl's signature scent was reintroduced to our patrons in 1963.

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"A light, clean fragrance that is long lasting!"

Farhanna, Kiehl’s Insider

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How to Apply:
-Directly apply to skin

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I like its scent.
Gina H on Feb 28, 2015
have been using it for 30 years,i mix with it with other lotions and it blends well.
randall b on Feb 23, 2015
I'm a 70's girl
Angela G on Feb 28, 2015
I love Musk
Jay R G on Feb 22, 2015
can men use this fragrance without it being too "girly" smelling?
Michael W on Aug 20, 2013
Best Answer: Musk is unique in that it is affected by yor individual body chemistry. Men can wear this as well as women. I usually interperet "Girly" as being floral, and Musk is not that for sure.
Try it, I think you will get positive feedback, especially for the great "clean" smell.
Reply · Report · Anne M on Aug 20, 2013
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does this smell the same as the Eu De Toilette Musk that are being sold at Bloomingdales, Nordstroms,etc.? The .7 oz spray.
A shopper on Dec 31, 2014
Best Answer: Yes. It's the same fragrance, but without the alcohol. Personally, I think the oil is superior as it settles into the skin more nicely. It originally was always an oil until Khiel's got bought up by a conglomerate cosmetic company and they started making some cheaper "mass appeal" versions of things.
Reply · Report · Julia J on Dec 31, 2014
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How is this scent made? Does it use animal products? Thanks!
A shopper on Aug 8, 2014
Best Answer: I have no idea how it's made. I do not know if animal products are used.
The ingredients are listed on the box that the bottle comes in.
I have used and enjoyed this product for 50 years.
This is like no other musk product that I am aware of.
Reply · Report · Howard C on Sep 5, 2014
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Do you think that the musk oil in the bottle smells the same as the one with the rollerball applicator?
A shopper on Jan 16, 2013
Best Answer: Yes, I do believe the scent smells the same, it's the same perfumed oil. I wish the rollerball were refillable. I think the spray smells a little different than the oil. It still smells great, just not as lush or something. The only issue I have with the rollerball is that it doesn't seem to deliver much product. In fact, I thought the first one I ever bought was defective! I've come to the realization that it's just not the greatest delivery system, though it is portable, I always keep one in my purse.
Reply · Report · Ann A on Jan 17, 2013
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Is this oil the original musk of the 70's?
A shopper on Apr 3, 2013
Best Answer: It's very close, if not the same. It has just been recently made available again after a disasterous - In my opinion - re-formulation as. Roll on product. This is a superior product to the Roll-on. Might not be up to the 70's version in quality and essence but close to the 90's and 00's. All in all, best being offered.
Reply · Report · MC M on Apr 4, 2013
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In Scent how does this compare to Cody Wild Musk Oil?
Connie P on Dec 27, 2012
Best Answer: There is no comparison. Kiehl's is the original and by far the best. I have been using this since it was first introduced and have always recieved compliments. It is not overpowering like othe so called musk fragrences. A small amount goes a long way and lasts for the whole day. Just pure musk with no undertones of other fragrences. You will love it!!!
Reply · Report · nancy s on Dec 28, 2012
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Will you ever bring back the essential oils? I used to love Carnation.
What about Exquisite Rain? That is my favorite and I have about 4 drops of it left.
I know fragrance styles have changed since the 60's, but we Persons of a Certain Age have more money now.
A shopper on Dec 5, 2014
Best Answer: Musk Oil is the only oil I still enjoy but I too wish you would bring back some of the oils from the past which woul be a win win for Kiel's and I.??
Reply · Report · AMY R on Dec 7, 2014
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Is the musk oil made with animal products?
CK W on Aug 8, 2014
Best Answer: No Kiehls product is made of animal products
Reply · Report · Evelyn A on Aug 8, 2014
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How to use oil as a home fragrance?
A shopper on Jan 3, 2015
Best Answer: Never thought to try. That said, Musk oil rarely has a scent right out of the bottle but does when contacting your skin so think it might not work. Would be delicious though
Reply · Report · STEFANY S on Jan 3, 2015
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Is this perfume anything like the original Coty Wild Musk Oil?
A shopper on May 12, 2014
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