The precursor to the original Kiehl Pharmacy, “Brunswick Apotheke,” begins to serve patrons in the East Village neighborhood at the intersection of Third Avenue and Thirteenth Street, known as Pear Tree Corner.
Apprentice John Kiehl purchases the Brunswick Apotheke; renames establishment Kiehl Pharmacy.
Irving Morse, apprentice to retiring John Kiehl buys the venerable pharmacy; Russian family member Prince Karl blends “Love Oil,” the original formula for Kiehl's Musk Oil.
Aaron Morse takes over family business from father, Irving Morse, and later introduces dedicated products for men.
Andy Warhol's favorite blue astringent launched Late 60s Calendula petals are hand inserted into every bottle of Calendula Herbal Extract Alcohol-Free Toner, still done today.
The Morse family starts to dole out generous samples to its customers.
Kiehl's sponsors Everest Expedition; climbers scale Mount Everest, relying on Kiehl's products along the way.
Hand Care for a Cure introduced, first Kiehl's product dedicated to a key philanthropic cause.
The Abyssine 657 “survival molecule” is derived from microorganisms discovered near hydrothermal vents in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 3,000 meters where the algae is able to adapt itself to the harshest conditions.
The Flagship hosts the first-ever Kiehl's “Treadathalon,” breaking the Guinness world record for the longest distance run on a treadmill in twenty-four hours.
Kiehl's introduces Dermatologist Solutions, a collection to address specific skin conditions such as aging, irritation, sensitivity, acne, sun spots and surface texture.
Recycle and Be Rewarded program introduced.
Kiehl's partners with artist Jeff Koons for a limited edition collection with proceeds benefiting the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children.
Kiehl's introduces Midnight Recovery Concentrate.
Proceeds from limited edition Rare Earth go to Waterkeeper Alliance.
“Kiehl's Gives” launches to further educate customers about Kiehl's philanthropic initiatives.
Kiehl's introduces Rosa Arctica Youth Regenerating Cream with rare Resurrection Flower.