Kiehl’s Daily Reviving Concentrate

I am a big fan of Kiehl’s products. i already use their face wash, midnight recovery concentrate and line reducing serum. Their Midnight Recovery concentrate was one of my first purchase, and I swear by that product. I cannot literally go to sleep without putting few drops of it on my face. That’s the only skincare product  that I travel with. I only need a few drops on my face at night, and it turns my extremely dry skin into healthy, radiant skin. It completely reverses the effects of a long flight journey.

When I was invited last month for the launch of this Kiehl’s Daily Reviving Concentrate , I was super excited. You must have ready the full event post + pics here. Kiehl’s Daily Reviving Concentrate is a lighter version of Midnight Recovery Concentrate. I was really lucky to get this wonderful product to take home. In this post, I am writing my experience using this products, my first impressions on using it etc.20151106101036

Qty – 1.0 fl. oz./ 30 mL ; Price in NZ – NZD $98 ;

What is it20151106101148

“Revive By Day”

Kiehl’s Daily Reviving Concentrate is a lightweight facial oil that keeps skin looking radiant all day while strengthening its defenses against daily aggressors to keep keep skin youthful and radiant-looking all day. A powerful blend of naturally derived oils provides antioxidant protection with a powerful blend of naturally-derived oils, including Ginger Root, Sunflower and Tamanu, to help skin feel fresh and look energized morning to night

• Paraben free • 100% natural origin • Mineral oil free • Noncomedogenic • Non-acnegenic

Who can use it?

All skin types – even oily skin can use it as a facial oil. It is so light weight and it won’t make your skin any oiler. It won’t make your skin look greasy and it sinks into the skin really quickly.

How to apply?

Lightly pat several drops all over face in upward circular motion, avoiding the immediate eye area. Use every morning, after appropriate concentrated serum and before appropriate moisturizer and daily sun protection. For optimal results, pair with the nighttime use of Midnight Recovery Concentrate.


Tamanu Botanical Oil –Tamanu Botanical Oil helps to reduce the appearance of daily damage as well as replenish and soothe skin; sourced from the nut of the fruit of the Tamanu tree, which is indigenous to French Polynesia.
Sunflower Botanical Oil – Sunflower Botanical Oil helps to strengthen skin’s barrier; also known to improve skin smoothness, texture and hydration.
Ginger Root Essential Oil – Ginger Root Essential Oil helps defend skin from free radicals and environmental aggressors with antioxidant protection.


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My experience using Kiehl’s Daily Reviving Concentrate

This is a facial oil that can be used during day time, it’s a very light weight oil than their Midnight Recovery Concentrate. It doesn’t feel greasy/heavy on the skin.

The oil has a pale yellow color, very light weight, with a lovely warm citrusy sort of smell which I think comes from the ginger root. I use about 2-3 drops and smooth it over the entire face and neck. It takes about 2 minutes to completely absorb. I use it after my serum and before my moisturizer. I had no issues with applying my usual skincare products and makeup on top of this facial oil

It contains sunflower oil to help reinforce the skin barrier, tamanu oil to reduce the appearance of daily damage & replenish and soothe skin, and ginger root essential oil to preserve skin efficacy. I have a very sensitive skin and this product hasn’t irritated my skin or caused any breakouts.  It really does an awesome job of hydrating the facial area. Also fight daily skin stresses and fatigue, helping to prevent your skin from looking tired.20151106101242

The dropper makes it super easy to control the product. last time I purchased some items from store, I got 5 ml sample versions of midnight recovery concentrate. I am planning to reuse the mini bottles to take the product in while travelling. I have a lot of long journeys coming up in Dec. I cannot ever travel without this product. 2015110610132820151106101134

Overall a wonderful product that fights daily skin stresses and fatigue, helping to prevent your skin from looking tired. Very very  lightweight on skin and sinks into my skin very quickly. Never caused any irritation or breakouts. I find my skin more healthy and radiant throughout the day. Also, there are no dry patches on my  face. I am doing the microdermabrasion treatment at home and this product helps a lot in healing the skin faster. Also, the fresh citrus scent is not overpowering even for my sensitive nose. Hydrates the skin all day.  • Paraben free • 100% natural origin • Mineral oil free • Noncomedogenic • Non-acnegenic. Contains sunflower oil, tamanu oil and ginger root essential oil which are excellent for skin. I am very much sure, I will repurchase this product. I have already purchased one for my sister.

If you never tried Kiehl’s before- Start with this, Kiehl’s Daily Reviving Concentrate  & Midnight Recovery Concentrate. You skin will thank you for them and you will be forever hooked to Kiehl’s ! wondering? It’s a fact! I am such a fan. This product is definitely a keeper.

Availability – Daily Reviving Concentrate – 30 mL ; Reatils for NZD $98 ; Kiehl’s is available from theflagship boutique in Brittomart, Smith and Caughey’s, Ballantynes and Kirkcaldie & Stains.

I am looking forward to buy a midnight recovery concentrate for myself (will soon finish mine)  and try out more skincare products from Kiehl’s .

Have you tried any oils from Kiehl’s ? What’s your favorite product from Kiehl’s ?

** Product sent by brand PR. However, my review is honest and unbiased as always.

6 thoughts on “Kiehl’s Daily Reviving Concentrate

  1. Lovely review!! I have been longing to use Kiehls products but not sure whether it will suit my oily skin. which Keihl’s product would you recommend for me Renji ? I am soon planning to add one to my skincare 🙂

  2. midnight recovery concentrate and daily reviving can be used…As its very light weight, it suits even oily skin.

    You can also try Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Oil-Free Cleanser, Kiehl’s Calendula Herbal-Extract Alcohol-Free Toner & Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel-Cream

  3. I have been using the Kama Ayurveda Kumkumadi Night serum and toatlly loving it!
    I’m thinking to go for Kiehl’s after I’m finished with the current one 😀

  4. I’m so addicted to kiehl’s now.. the first product i used was Clear corrective dark spot solution n i swear by it.. second was turmeric masque.. now that I bought the second bottle of my CC solution and rare earth masque.. the sales women gave me so many samples of MRC, DRC and Iris essence.. I’m loving all three.. Have you used Iris essence? How’s it? The lady said it speeds up absorption level of further products..
    Also, have you used CC dark spot solution? How’s it different from DRC affect wise? Let me know 🙂


    1. Hi dear…thanks for stopping by…I never used Iris Essence or CC Solution. I have used MRC. It never gave nay irritation. It was a feel good night oil that I loved on my face during harsh NZ winters. I loved how my skin looked when I used to use it….DRC has a really good fragrance…I find it very very light weight on skin and I love to put it every morning after I take bath. By the time I finish my works and get ready for office, It ‘d have got absorbed

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