My skin always feels slightly tight after cleansing no matter what cleanser I use but improves slightly after the conditioner. At night I then apply the Kiehls Midnight Recovery Concentrate as directed (by the way I love the ‘ceremony’ of patting my hands together to spread the product evenly and inhaling the delicious lavender infused scent!) after which I have to admit to feeling a slight (but not at all unpleasant)tingling sensation. My skin immediately loses any hint of that dry, tight feeling and takes on a lovely healthy glow which lasts until the morning. Upon waking my skin has this amazing velvety smooth feel to it too.
Bianca – 1 Week Check In
Before – day 1
Hello everyone! So after 1 week of using the Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate there are definitely noticeable changes, both in my appearance and to the touch. I must admit I have been ‘indulging’ with the MRC, using about 5 drops instead of the recommended 3 drops as I felt my skin needed an extra boost. For the next week I will stick to the 3 drops in the evening. But too much of a good thing is a good thing right?
Let’s start with the touchy feely stuff first. The first morning after using my liquid gold I immediately noticed how much plumper my skin felt. It feels like the moisture my skin was craving was injected into my skin overnight without making it feel heavy, if that makes sense. I’ve tried using thick night creams and all they really did was make my skin feel weighted and oily the next morning. With Kiehl’s MRC my skin feels wonderfully hydrated without all the oiliness. While I’m on the topic of oiliness – girls if you have oily skin do not be afraid of this product. I have oily skin and this is a dream. It is a misconception that putting oil on your face makes your skin more oily – quite the opposite really! I love oils for my face (for nighttime not day obviously) and have found that my oil production has calmed down over the years of trying facial oils at night. So if you have oily skin like me I am sure you are going to love this product as well – don’t be scared that it is an oil. As mentioned my skin is plumper to the touch, and along with that it is super smooth. I seriously want to touch my face all the time it feels so great.
1 wk in
On to the appearance. I’ll let you judge for yourself but I can definitely see a difference in what my skin looks like. The most noticeable for me is if you look at the before photo where I’m looking to your right, you will see that the indentations on my skin (left by old acne) have plumped up and are hardly visible anymore – bonus! I still have some redness, but I don’t expect that to disappear immediately, especially with it being winter. My hyperpigmentation is still there, but again, those little marks are stubborn and I’m confident that over time I will see a difference – it’s only week 1 after all! I am really happy with the overall appearance of my skin. It looks healthier, smoother and more radiant. I’m well on my way to being comfortable with wearing a tinted moisturizer – go Kiehl’s!
Pippa – 1 Wk Check in
So this is my face after applying the KMRC Midnight concentrate last night, a week after having used the product…What u think?
1 wk in
I have to be honest and say I can’t notice a HUGE difference just yet. However, I haven’t exactly given the product much of a chance as have been having a pretty bad time in terms of my own little life since I started using it.
A violent tummy bug, a sore throat and cough = not much sleep in the last week. So I’m not sure that any product could have remedied my lack of sleep and tired looking face over the past week
Regardless, I love applying it. The scent and the texture are too beautiful and it makes me feel good each time I use it, so I look forward to giving it more of a chance now that I’m not feeling so crap!
Catch up next week then…
Delphine – 1 wk check in
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