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kiehl’s ultra facial oil free gel cream review

I am always on a lookout for good skincare products. This time, I wanted to invest in a good moisturizer, I was confused between Clinique moisture surge and kiehl’s ultra facial oil free gel cream. At the end, I chose the latter and here I am, ready with the review.

About Kiehl’s ultra facial oil free gel cream

Our Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream is a non-oily, quickly absorbed hydrator that visibly reduces the appearance of oil and leaves skin looking and feeling more balanced.The oil-free gel cream works synergistically with skin?s natural lipids to visibly reduce excess oil on skin?s surface.It is non-greasy, and retains essential moisture in skin for a healthier, re-balanced skin barrier and a smoother, fresher appearance.With Imperata Cylindrica Root Extract, Antarcticine, and Cucumber Fruit Extract, this unique preparation helps skin retain moisture and protect it from arid conditions.


2300 for 50gms

Directions to use:

Apply to cleansed and toned facial skin day and night


My experience with Kiehl’s ultra facial oil free gel cream

Packaging: The cream comes in a cute plastic tub form and its quite light-weight. The tub is little unhygienic to use but I don’t have much issues with it. It is travel-friendly and can easily fit into makeup pouches/bags.

Fragrance: The moisturizer is colorless and unscented. But it has a weird smell to it which goes away post application

Consistency: The cream is runny and slippery in consistency and is very spreads easily onto skin and gets absorbed by the skin in no time. it doesn’t leave behind any residue or sticky feeling. the skin feels smooth and soft. I don’t have oily skin but I don’t like heavy moisturizers on my skin so this gel cream works like magic and feels like a burst of water  on the skin.

Efficacy: The cream works fine with my dry skin. It provides enough hydration for the day and I don’t feel the need to reapply it during the day. It conditions the skin and is non-greasy. I love such gel based creams because they are fast-absorbent and does the job well. I use it daily day and night and my skin feels supple and plump. It hasn’t caused any breakouts so its a big yay!! but anyone who is sensitive to alcohol ingredient might have to be little cautious as it contains alcohol as one of the ingredient.

Pros of the Kiehl’s ultra facial gel cream

  • light-weight
  • gel based cream
  • non-greasy
  • non-sticky
  • absorbs quickly
  • feels like water
  • provides good hydration

Cons of the kiehl’s ultra facial gel cream

  • contains alcohol
  • little expensive

will ‘theblushcorner’ recommend it?

Anyone with oily skin, who cannot use heavy duty moisturizers but want to keep their skin hydrated can definitely try this cream. It simply hydrates and conditions the skin without transforming the skin. Even the dry skinned beauties can use this.



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About sonia maan

Sonia Maan is a lawyer by profession but a makeup enthusiast at heart. She is passionate about makeup and all things related beauty. Her passion led to the creation of the blog 'theblushcorner'. On the blog, you will find the best of product reviews, home remedies, diy, hair care and skin care tips etc.
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