Founded as an apothecary in 1851 in New York City's East Village, Kiehl's is a beauty and fragrance brand with a rich history. Beginning with women's fragrances and cosmetic products, Kiehl's expanded its range with a men's line in 1961. Andy Warhol was said to be particularly enamored of Kiehl's Blue Astringent.
According to Kiehl's lore, the original Kiehl's fragrance, Love Oil, was formulated in 1921 by a distant Russian relation of the Kiehl family known only as ""Prince Karl."" Today, the authentic Love Oil fragrance is still a popular Kiehl's offering; consumers know it as Musk Oil.
In addition to the timeless Musk Oil range a Musk Eau de Toilette, scented shower gel and lotion are also available Kiehl's developed a range of exotic Aromatic Blends. These unisex fragrances have a distinctly lush profile.
Customer favorites include the rich and smoky Vanilla and Cedarwood, the light-hearted Nashi Blossom and Pink Grapefruit, and the herbal/floral hybrid Patchouli and Fresh Rose. Fig Leaf and Sage has a bright, stimulating character, while Orange Flower and Lychee tends toward softer, sweeter floral and fruit notes.
Kiehl's fragrances are lauded in the industry for their balanced, natural scent profiles and unisex formulations. Kiehl's fragrances are light and refreshing, with a focus on pure ingredients and traditional processes. Presented in old-world glass apothecary bottles, Kiehl's fragrances reflect the unique heritage of a company that has been perfecting skincare and fragrance for over 160 years.