04.29.2014
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Panthenol Protein Moisturizing Face Cream, for Normal to Dry and Dry Skin Types
4 fl. oz. for $26
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Last Updated:04.29.2014
Jar Packaging:Yes
Tested on animals:Yes

Panthenol Protein Moisturizing Face Cream, for Normal to Dry and Dry Skin Types is an OK emollient moisturizer for its intended skin type. Most of the interesting ingredients are listed well after the preservative, so they don’t count for much.

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Claims

This rich, yet easily-absorbed nurturing moisturizer provides a superb skin softener, as well as naturally-derived plant proteins with Vitamin E and Vitamin A to moisturize and soothe dry skin. Our elegant formulation can be used day or night to soften and smooth the skin or for optimal skin maintenance anytime.

Ingredients

Water, Hydrogenated Polyisobutane, Panthenol, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Polysorbate 60, Stearyl Alcohol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Imidazolidinyl Urea, Glyceryl Stearate, Triethanolamine, Methylparaben, Carbomer, Propylparaben, Citric Acid, Tocopherol, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Prunus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat Germ) Oil, Retinyl Palmitate, PPG-5-Ceteth-20, TBHQ, Zea Mays (Corn) Oil, Beta-Carotene

Brand Overview

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Kiehl’s has been around for quite some time, with its origins in a New York City-based pharmacy established in 1851. The brand is perhaps best known for its apothecary-style packaging and its best-selling (and celebrity favorite) Lip Balm #1.

Though the brand claims its products are made with the finest naturally-derived ingredients, most of its formulations include synthetically-produced ingredients as well. Like most skincare companies the line contains both good and not-so-great offerings; Kiehl’s main misstep is that many of its products contain fragrance ingredients that could irritate skin, particularly sensitive skin.

Note: Kiehl's is categorized as a brand that tests on animals because its products are sold in China. Although Kiehl's does not conduct animal testing for its products sold elsewhere, the Chinese government requires imported cosmetics be tested on animals, so foreign companies retailing there must comply. This requirement is why some brands state that they don’t test on animals “unless required by law.” Animal rights organizations consider cosmetic companies retailed in China to be brands that test on animals, and so does the Paula’s Choice Research Team.

For more information about Kiehl's, call (800) 543-4572 or visit www.kiehls.com.

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Kiehl's At-A-Glance

Kiehl’s has been around for quite some time, with its origins in a New York City-based pharmacy established in 1851. The brand is perhaps best known for its apothecary-style packaging and its best-selling (and celebrity favorite) Lip Balm #1.

Though the brand claims its products are made with the finest naturally-derived ingredients, most of its formulations include synthetically-produced ingredients as well. Like most skincare companies the line contains both good and not-so-great offerings; Kiehl’s main misstep is that many of its products contain fragrance ingredients that could irritate skin, particularly sensitive skin.

Note: Kiehl's is categorized as a brand that tests on animals because its products are sold in China. Although Kiehl's does not conduct animal testing for its products sold elsewhere, the Chinese government requires imported cosmetics be tested on animals, so foreign companies retailing there must comply. This requirement is why some brands state that they don’t test on animals “unless required by law.” Animal rights organizations consider cosmetic companies retailed in China to be brands that test on animals, and so does the Paula’s Choice Research Team.

For more information about Kiehl's, call (800) 543-4572 or visit www.kiehls.com.