Rosa Arctica Lightweight Cream

All Skin Types, including Sensitive Skin

A powerfully hydrating, lightweight anti-aging cream that helps regenerate skin.

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We regret to inform you that this formula has been discontinued.

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What It Is

Inspired by our rich, deeply hydrating facial cream, Rosa Arctica, this regenerating formula features a lightweight texture ideal for normal and oily skin types. Formulated with a rare “Resurrection Flower,” this lightweight anti-aging cream helps skin feel firmer and more resilient.

What It’s Good For

  • Visibly reduces fine lines and wrinkles while helping to combat the loss of elasticity for denser, firmer skin
  • Deeply hydrates with a lightweight texture suitable for normal and oily skin types
  • For all skin types, including oily and normal skin

Key Ingredients

How to Use

How to Use

How to Use
  • After cleansing, apply lightweight anti-aging cream evenly by gently pressing fingertips on either side of the face
  • Begin with the cheek area, then move up to the forehead and finally press lightly into the chin area
  • Massage gently yet firmly into all areas of the face, using an upward circular motion to help the penetration and activation of the formula
  • Explore our original Rosa Arctica rich anti-aging cream and our anti-aging eye balm
Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did You Know?
Haberlea Rhodopensis, or Rosa Arctica, is a rare “resurrection flower” found in the Rhodopes mountains in Bulgaria. By falling into anabiosis, it is able to survive a dehydration period of up to 31 months. When proper moisture is restored, this “resurrection flower” resumes normal growth. Within our formulas, it helps to visibly smooth and firm skin.

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True to our founding family’s mission, we strive to improve the quality of the communities we serve by reducing our
environmental impact, formulating responsibly, and supporting charitable causes. This formula is made with:
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It absorbs into my skin right away and makes my skin feel like it can breathe again! —coffeemom, kiehls.com
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very restorative & perfect for nighttime I have used both the original Rosa Artica & the Rosa Artica Lightweight. I prefer the lightweight because of the texture. I am middle-aged but with combo skin & this is perfect for my night-time routine. I use a couple of drops of the Midnight Recovery Complex first, and then layer this on top. This has a very slight lavender scent which is so relaxing. The texture of this is delightful & you wake up with skin that has moisture levels restored. I liken this to LaMer (which I have used in the past) but Rosa Artica Lightweight is more cost effective and has a lighter texture. Try a sample & I'm sure you will love it.
Date published: 2013-11-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A-MAZING This lightweight cream is truly lightweight! I've never been enthusiastic about moisturizers in general because of their thick, heavy, greasy textures. A friend of mine recommended that I try Rosa Arctica by Kiehl's and I couldn't be happier! It's light, smooth, creamy, gentle, and absorbs into the skin fast...it doesn't leave that greasy afterlook like other moisturizers I've tried. I started using the product 10 days ago, but I'm already seeing drastic improvements in my skin. This lightweight cream is helping with oil-control, tightness, smoothness, and the general appearance of my skin. I highly recommend!!!
Date published: 2014-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING I'm shocked!!! All moisturizers I've used in the past have made me break out or made me look greasy and disgusting. I have tried everything and anything, but have failed to find something this amazing! My face was feeling dull and uneven, completeyl dead! But last week when I got this moisturizer, my life changed! It brought my skin back to life! My skin is literally GLOWING, my pours look smaller and skin tone a lot more even. It's like with every application I see my skin better. My skin looks and feels great. I'm in love with this product!
Date published: 2013-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great moisturizer I was not even looking for a new moisturizer when I got a sample of the Rosa Arctica cream--after years of trial and error, I had already found something that worked for me. However, I was taken by complete surprise when I tried Rosa Arctica. It is SO lightweight and yet so hydrating. It doesn't leave your skin feeling greasy and is non-comedogenic. I have dry-combination skin, and this works perfectly for me. It's so concentrated that the sample size lasted me almost a month, with at least twice a day applications. After I ran out of the sample size, I immediately went back to buy a full sized tub.
Date published: 2014-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I have found the "one" My skin was never sensitive type but as I reached 28 all the products I've been using worked against me. Made me oily, gave tons of acne, dry patches, you name it. Why am I going back to teenage skin? I was confused. I literally searched and searched for the best facial cream that is light, non greasy, and moisturized my skin all day. I've used leading skincare brands, from very expensive to over the counter brands at a drug store. And then finally I found Rosa Arctica. For me this cream showed difference after one application. I've gotten so many compliments that my skin is glowing, smooth, and radiant. I just purchased my second tub, I can care less about the price because it works! Plus it's also anti-aging.
Date published: 2016-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just Wow I've had sensitive skin my whole life and since turning 40, it's become even more so - to the point where I've been using just jojoba oil for moisturizer for the last five years. Which has been good, but has left my skin looking a bit dry and lack luster. Well, I just ordered and starting using this product and a sample of the Presision Lifting & Pore-tightening serum both at night and the D'Elegance Repair Cream in the morning. I can't tell you the difference it's made in just a few days! My skin looks dewy and fresh. Amazing!
Date published: 2017-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Effective Lightweight Cream - Highly Recommend My first impression is 'wow'. I had my skin tested at the store the other day (it indicated I had normal to oily skin and my skin's hydration level was 30%, which is pretty dehydrated) and was given several samples of this cream and I am definitely going back to buy a bottle! I am in my late 30s and have been noticing some finelines creeping onto my skin particularly under my eyes and on my forehead. I have been using Dermalogica face cream and it clearly wasn't providing sufficient hydration to my skin. After using Rose Arctica at night, two nights in a row, I woke up this morning with visibly smoother, healthier and plumper (in a good way - not puffy) skin. My skin was actually glowing. Amazing!!! I have acne-prone and sensitive skin and this does not bother it at all. This cream does have a mild fragrance which seems to bother some, but it wasn't so strong that it bothered me and it doesn't appear to be irritating to the skin either.
Date published: 2016-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Silk Smooth I have been using this product day and night and I love it! You don't need much and it leaves my skin so smooth. I use the BB cream on top of it in the morning and it doesn't make me too greasy. It has also helped with the fine lines in my forehead. I feel moisturized all day and I never feel like it wears off. My face is so silky smooth all the time and I love it!
Date published: 2015-02-12
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