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Iris Extract Activating Treatment Essence

An essence formulated to reactivate skin’s youthful appearance.

Iris Extract Activating Treatment Essence

An essence formulated to reactivate skin’s youthful appearance.

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This unique facial essence is an essential “first step” anti-aging treatment to help smooth skin texture, reduce fine lines and boost radiance. Enhance your routine with essence skin care to hydrate, exfoliate and prepare skin.
  • Hydrates skin while helping to smooth fine lines and improve texture
  • Helps activate skin’s exfoliation process for a smoother, more radiant appearance
  • Prepares and primes skin as a “first step” in an anti-aging skincare routine
  • Infused with Iris Florentina Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, and Lipo Hydroxy Acid (LHA)
  • Visibly improves the appearance of fine lines, dullness and rough skin texture over time
  • For all skin types
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How to Apply Iris Extract Activating Treatment Essence
  • After cleansing, our a few drops into the palm of hand
  • Gently press facial essence onto cheeks, forehead and chin areas
  • Apply before your usual skincare routine to help prime skin for serums and concentrates
  • Avoid contact with eyes
  • Can be used morning and night
Key Ingredients
Lipo Hydroxy Acid

Lipo Hydroxy Acid

Lipo Hydroxy Acid is a salicylic acid derivative that is known to help exfoliate skin. Within our formulas, this ingredient activates skin’s natural exfoliation process to help remove dull skin.

Sodium Hyaluronate

Sodium Hyaluronate

The sodium salt of Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate is known to be a moisturizing agent, viscosifier and emulsifier. Within our formulas, Sodium Hyaluronate helps hydrate, replenish and refine skin texture.

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This unique facial essence is an essential “first step” anti-aging treatment to help smooth skin texture, reduce fine lines and boost radiance. Enhance your routine with essence skin care to hydrate, exfoliate and prepare skin.
  • Hydrates skin while helping to smooth fine lines and improve texture
  • Helps activate skin’s exfoliation process for a smoother, more radiant appearance
  • Prepares and primes skin as a “first step” in an anti-aging skincare routine
  • Infused with Iris Florentina Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, and Lipo Hydroxy Acid (LHA)
  • Visibly improves the appearance of fine lines, dullness and rough skin texture over time
  • For all skin types
Print
How to Apply Iris Extract Activating Treatment Essence
  • After cleansing, our a few drops into the palm of hand
  • Gently press facial essence onto cheeks, forehead and chin areas
  • Apply before your usual skincare routine to help prime skin for serums and concentrates
  • Avoid contact with eyes
  • Can be used morning and night
Print
Lipo Hydroxy Acid

Lipo Hydroxy Acid

Lipo Hydroxy Acid is a salicylic acid derivative that is known to help exfoliate skin. Within our formulas, this ingredient activates skin’s natural exfoliation process to help remove dull skin.

Sodium Hyaluronate

Sodium Hyaluronate

The sodium salt of Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate is known to be a moisturizing agent, viscosifier and emulsifier. Within our formulas, Sodium Hyaluronate helps hydrate, replenish and refine skin texture.

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Iris Extract Activating Treatment Essence is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 27.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So underrated! I found this by watching a Youtube Beauty Guru talk about how much this changed her skin, and I was shocked because I am an avid Kiehls user and never heard about it. I went to Nordstroms and picked up a bottle immediately and fell in love. I use it morning and night. I cleanse my face, tone (AM and PM), go in with this essence, and then continue with my serums and other products. It is watery, and not oily, and makes your skin look healthy and supple. I bought my bottle in February, and still have about 75% left, so it does last a long time. Kiehls needs to advertise this so much more! You see a difference. Please make a travel size version!!
Date published: 2018-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best Kiehl's Product You Didn't Hear About I've been using Kiehl's products for years and only recently started using the Iris Extract Activating Treatment Essence, thanks to a deluxe sample I had picked up. I absolutely love it. After I wash my face, I use the Calendula Toner and then gently press the essence onto my skin. It feels refreshing and perfectly primes my skin for my serums. There's a ton of product in the bottle and you only need a few drops with each use. Amazing value! Already one of my all-time favorites from Kiehl's.
Date published: 2018-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best decision ever! I actually stumbled across this product after browsing through the Kiehl's website. Initially, I was skeptical about this product because of the price. However, after reading the reviews I decided to give it a try and it seriously doesn't disappoint! I'm amazed how hydrated and smooth my face feels! I like the scent of the product, it's very light. Since it's an essence, I use this AFTER applying the Kiehl's Clarity Activating Toner. Really easy to use. I put a drop in my palm, rub my hands together, and then gently pat my face. I've been using it consistently for the last 2 weeks and I've been getting compliments on how radiant my skin looks. Can't wait to see the long term effects on my face!
Date published: 2018-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A tall glass of water for your uber thirsty face Think back to a time you’ve experienced heartbreak. Now pretend that right after your heart was broken a strange old woman comes and rubs liquid velvet on your face, hands you a plate of cookies, and compliments your outfit. That’s sort of how I’d describe this product. It feels AMAZING after you wash your face, and everything that once was lost, namely the natural facial lubricants you lost during cleansing, begins to regenerate. And then, as an added bonus, all of the products you apply after cleansing become super charged. Press 3 drops into your face after cleansing and toning. Your skin will thank you. Boom. Heart mended.
Date published: 2017-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this product! I use this product every morning after I cleanse my face and before I apply the Super Multi-Corrective cream. Hydrates without feeling oily. I let it dry thoroughly before I put anything else on. A little goes a long way, so the bottle lasts a long time. Skin feels hydrated and glows.
Date published: 2017-03-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great start in the morning I use this in the morning before I go down for morning prayer and meditation. Then after my shower I start with this before applying the Kiehls products I use. I repeat this at night and sometimes middle of day to freshen my face,. Thus extract is less expensive than the Japaneses product I was using. It is a product I plan on sticking with and thank you Kiehls.
Date published: 2017-02-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Don't go without it. I bought this product 1 yr ago on the recommendation of a Kiehls skincare person. I have used it in the am. everyday for the year. This product provides a moisturizing effect, a smoothing to fine lines and I feel it enhances the other products that I use daily on my face.. It provides a kind of barrier from the bad stuff that cause harm to the skin...Then, I stopped using it for 3 days only, (Trip) The difference that I felt in my skin were, daily lackluster of skin tone, make up fade and at nite noticeable dryness. Now, I read to use Twice daily, yay, I will be " on it", I can only imagine the good results using as directed. I love this product
Date published: 2017-01-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Important step I LOVE this stuff and agree with other reviewers that it doesn't get the attention it deserves. Why do I have to search for it on the Kiehls site? I'm always worried they've discontinued it. It's usually enough of a nighttime moisturizer for me during all but the driest part of the winter, brightens, exfoliates, and smells great. Doesn't interfere with any of my other products. And, as other reviewers said, it's an excellent value - a few drops every day, feels amazing, and the bottle has lasted forever.
Date published: 2016-11-10
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Can I use this if I'm 17 years old ?

Asked by: Xavier
Sure you can use this product...it will be fine for anyone.
Answered by: jill tull
Date published: 2018-01-31

My cheeks become red and look irritated after I've used the iris extract essence- is it worth using it on the rest of my face ( no redness or irritation there)?

Asked by: Fiona

If i have calendula toner, irish essensce, daily reviving concentrate, ccds and clearly corective moisturize. What is the best step to use it in the morning? Can i use all them together? Thankyou

Asked by: Ayu Yoniko Christi
Hi fellow costumer, let me help you with that! After taking off your make up or cleaned your face, use Calendula Herbal Extract Alcohol-Free Toner as first step to calm and prep your skin, then use Iris Extract Activating Treatment Essence to moist and activate your skin, then use Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution because it is a serum and usually very active. After that, use Daily Reviving Concentrate to bright your skin because it is a facial oil and it usually goes after the moisture, then apply Clearly Corrective™ Brightening & Smoothing Moisture Treatment to finish your daily routine.
Answered by: Zexin Zhao
Date published: 2018-01-31

Can you use this with the double strength wrinkle reducer?

Asked by: Anonymous
Absolutely!
Answered by: iamtiffanyny
Date published: 2018-07-01

Can this be used with Powerful Line Reducing Concentrate?

Asked by: Anonymous
Absolutely!
Answered by: iamtiffanyny
Date published: 2018-07-01
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