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People / Reese Herrington
There aren’t many beauty products I buy more than once — it’s rare that something wows me to the point that I can’t live without it. But the Kiehl’s Turmeric Cranberry Seed Energizing Radiance Mask blew me away when I tried it in 2016, and I’ve been using it ever since.
My skin can get oily, and I have to be vigilant about keeping sebum and blackheads at bay. From the first use, this face mask;elm:context_link;itc:0″ class=”link “face mask left my skin feeling clean and incredibly soft, evacuating all the excess buildup from my pores. It also gave my face a taut, lifted effect — not tight or uncomfortable, but firm and defined.
It has a satisfyingly thick, putty-like texture that’s dotted with crushed cranberry seeds for manual exfoliation. It doesn’t take much to cover the face, so the product lasts a long time. Sometimes I just apply it to the oilier parts of my face, like the nose, chin, and forehead, or use it as a spot treatment for a stubborn recurring zit or deep blackhead.
It dries in about 10 minutes, and then you wet your hands with warm water and slowly begin working it off with a circular motion. It can take awhile, but I like the process and find that the longer I take with it, the better my results are. The turmeric can be messy, so I suggest finishing with a washcloth that isn’t precious, or doing the