KIEHL'S SKINCARE INGREDIENT GLOSSARY
Inspired by our apothecary roots, Kiehl's combines naturally-derived skincare ingredients and science to create our formulas.
A highly-refined botanical moisturising oil. Olive-derived.
Lavender Essential Oil
An aromatic oil known for its soothing properties.
Derived from the Marigold Flower, Calendula extract and petals are known for their soothing properties.
Cold-pressed from hemp seeds, this herbaceous oil is known for its calming and soothing properties.
An antioxidant traditionally known for its stimulating properties.
An efficacious antioxidant often used in skincare products that help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and boost radiance.
Beech Tree Extract
A naturally-derived sugar from the Beech Tree that can be found in products known to help firm the feel of skin.
Sourced from the leaf of the Aloe Vera plant, Aloe is known for its hydrating properties.
Hyaluronic Acid is known to smooth and plump skin with moisture.
A rich emollient known to nourish and moisturise skin.
Amazonian White Clay
A fairly-traded clay known to help purify skin.
A Vitamin C derivative known to help improve skin clarity.
Peony Root Extract
An antioxidant used to help boost skin’s defenses.
Turmeric is known for its antioxidant properties and is often used to help visibly brighten the look of skin.
Quinoa Husk Extract
An extract that can be used for its exfoliating properties. In our formulas, it is sustainably sourced.
Evening Primrose Oil
A botanical oil rich in Omega-6 fatty acids.
A lipid derived from the Cocoa Plant known to help soften and moisturise skin.
A semi-solid, highly-saturated fat known to help soften skin.
A botanical oil known to help smooth skin.
A fairly-traded and sustainably-sourced oil known for its replenishing properties.
An antioxidant known for its moisturising properties.