If your skin looks flat or lackluster, learn how to boost radiance for glowing, healthy-looking skin. Discover more about the causes of dull skin and how you can help prevent and care for dullness caused by dehydration, aging, or an ineffective skincare routine.
What is dull skin?
What causes dull skin?
How do you help prevent dull skin?
How can you brighten dull skin?
How do you treat dull, dry skin?
How do you treat dull, oily skin?
How do you care for dull skin in winter?
How do you care for dull skin in summer?
Does Vitamin C help brighten skin?
What are Kiehl’s best skincare products for dull skin?
Depending on whether you are looking to replenish hydration, diminish dark spots, or achieve all-over radiance, our formulas can help you see healthy-looking skin.
Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate
Our beloved Vitamin C serum is formulated with 10.5% Pure Vitamin C and 2% Vitamin Cg to help visibly diminish lines and wrinkles, provide antioxidant protection and boost radiance. Apply morning and night to reveal younger, healthier-looking skin.
Clearly Corrective? Dark Spot Solution
If uneven skin tone is your primary cause of dullness, apply a potent dark spot corrector to help visibly diminish skin discolorations including age spots and sun spots. Our customer-favorite serum has also inspired an entire line of Clearly Corrective? formulas to enhance skin clarity.
Hydro-Plumping Re-Texturizing Serum Concentrate
Age-related dehydration can be one of the main causes of dull, tired-looking skin. As your skin becomes drier with age, add an efficacious hydrating serum. Formulated with Glycerin and Shiso Leaf Extract, this formula helps plump and smooth skin while helping visibly reduce fine lines.
Calendula Serum-Infused Water Cream
Infused with our concentrated Calendula Serum, made with Calendula Flower Extract and hundreds of micronized petals, this lightweight, fresh moisturizer evens skin tone and boosts radiance. For all skin types, this unique water cream also helps improve uneven skin texture to help dull skin look smooth and glowing.
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