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January 30, 2020



Featuring innovative hydrating technology to fortify the skin’s moisture barrier for #UltraStrong skin

JANUARY 29, 2020, Manila, PH – Ring in the New Year by experiencing ultra-strong skin with Kiehl’s Since 1851’s best-selling Ultra Facial and Ultra Facial Oil-Free Moisturizers. This month, Kiehl’s Philippines invites men and women in Metro Manila to kickstart the decade with hydrated skin at a weeklong pop-up to push the limits of the Ultra Facial Cream and the Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati City from January 29th – February 4th, 2020.

Get the chance to undergo consultations from Kiehl’s Customer Representatives who can best determine the ideal skincare routine for your needs. Afterwards, experience the extreme conditions in which the best-selling moisturizers can keep skin healthy & hydrated. Go into a desert simulation inspired by the hot and humid Morroco and experience a cold winter inspired by Scandinavian ice caves. In addition, you can enjoy free samples from Kiehl’s Since 1851’s trusted Ultra Facial Collection. Plus, get these exclusive discounts and the best deals for your starter routine or product replenishment:

  • Get a mini moisturizer and regimen samples when you purchase a 50mL Ultra Facial Cream or Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream
  • Get double samples (1 week basic regimen!) when you purchase a 28mL Ultra Facial Cream
  • Get a dry skin adventure pack with 29% savings for only Php 2,245. It contains the ff:
    • Ultra Facial Cleanser 150mL
    • Ultra Facial Toner 40mL
    • Midnight Recovery Concentrate 4mL
    • Ultra Facial Cream 28mL
  • Get an oily skin rescue kit with 32% savings for only Php 2,550. It contains the ff:
    • Calendula Foaming Wash 75mL
    • Calendula Alcohol-Free Toner 40mL
    • Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution 4mL
    • Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream 50mL
  • Get a Bye Bye Acne Marks Set with 35% savings for only Php 3,200. It contains the ff:
    • Clearly Corrective Treatment Water 40mL
    • Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution 30mL
    • Powerful Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate 5mL
    • Ultra Facial Cream 7mL
  • Get a Healthy Skin Essentials with 32% savings for only Php 3,600. It contains the ff:
    • Calendula Foaming Wash 30mL
    • Calendula Alcohol-Free Toner 40mL
    • Midnight Recovery Concentrate 15mL
    • Midnight Recovery Eye 3mL
    • Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream OR Ultra Facial Cream 50mL

For more information, visit Kiehl’s Philippines on Instagram @kiehlsphilippines.


Maintaining a strong moisture barrier is essential for achieving a healthier looking complexion. The moisture barrier is skin’s outer-most layer, protecting the body against harmful aggressors, such as bacteria and environmental pollutants. It also works to retain moisture in the skin by reducing transepidermal water loss (TEWL), which occurs when the barrier is compromised.

Kiehl’s Scientific Director, Dr. Nancy Ilaya, PhD explains ”one of the more common causes for TEWL is extreme changes in the environment that affect the rate of water evaporation, thus throwing off the water balance in the skin. When the water balance is off, the skin can lose its suppleness, plasticity, and becomes more prone to physical damage”


The Ultra Facial Cream is Kiehl’s #1 best-seller worldwide. Ultra Facial Cream’s efficacious formula reduces water loss from the skin to restore moisture balance and strengthen the moisture barrier by 47.9% after just one use1 – making skin less susceptible to the effects of harmful external aggressors. Formulated now without carbamides, T.E.A, and parabens, the Ultra Facial Cream is a lightweight and greaseless product that constantly replenishes the skin by absorbing moisture to provide 24-hour hydration. This leaves the skin with continuous moisture and comfort for a softer, smoother, and visibly healthier complexion. Since its launch in 2006, the Ultra Facial Cream has developed a cult following and has garnered over 70 international beauty awards and over 200,000 five-star reviews. One application alone is enough to leave facial skin 2.3x more hydrated—even in the driest areas.

In the Philippines, the Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream became an instant hit because of the humid climate native to the country. The Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream is a lightweight product that cools the skin and provides 24-hours of shine-free hydration. Its introduction to the local market has been nothing short of a benefit to Filipinos struggling with an overproduction of oil due to a damaged skin barrier and the lack of natural moisture. It’s become the go-to product for “anti-moisturizers” who used to avoid hydrating creams that make their oily skin feel even greasier than before. It effectively keeps ones moisture barrier intact and seals in naturals oils and water to prevent transepidermal water loss, thus keeping the skin from overcompensating on oil production.


  1. Split face instrumental test vs untreated at the immediate time point based on low humidity settings.
  2. Based on an instrumental Corneometer study run in extreme low humidity settings on 25 subjects, when compared to the untreated side of the face immediately after 1 application. (72°F and 20% ± 5% RH)


About Kiehl’s Since 1851
We are dedicated to providing the most efficacious and personalized skincare solutions to everyone, everywhere; it’s part of our “Healthy Skin Guarantee.” Come visit our stores to get a complimentary personalized Skincare Consultation care of our expert Kiehl’s Customer Representatives. True to our spirit of service, we are proud to offer you samples of our finest formulas so you can “Try Before You Buy.”