Kiehl’s is one of the most trusted skin care brands in the world and Midnight Recovery Concentrate is the most famous and best selling product by Kiehl’s. Launched in 2010 and since day one Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate gained a cult following and to this day remains one of the most purchased products by the brand. Sadly Kiehl’s is not cruelty free, the brand sells its products in mainland China, where animal testing is required by law.

Cruelty Free UK compiled a list of cruelty free alternatives to Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate for every budget, all these products are cruelty free and ethically made.

9 Cruelty Free Alternatives To Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate

Revolution Skincare Night Restore Oil

£10.00

Revolution Skincare is cruelty free and PETA certified

Give your skin an overnight pamper with our Night Restore Oil. Formulated with squalene, evening primrose oil, and lavender oil, this wonderous serum works to restore the look of skin’s texture whilst you sleep. Helping promote the skin’s natural radiance, this midnight miracle worker will become your favourite night time treat.

revolutionbeauty.com

Available at select retailers

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Botanics Organic Overnight Facial Oil

£11.49

Botanics is cruelty free

Our 100% Organic Restoring Overnight Facial Oil works in harmony with your skin’s natural night time process to help nourish and restore skin while you sleep. Containing a calming essential oil blend of lavender, geranium and chamomile, apply before bedtime to help you feel relaxed and prepared for sleep.

botanics.co.uk

Available at select retailers and Amazon UK

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The White Company Night Oil Overnight Renewal Treatment

£30.00

The White Company is cruelty free

Give your skin a full night of beauty sleep with this award-winning facial oil. Massage a few drops of the fast-absorbing formula across the face and neck after cleansing, taking care to avoid the delicate eye area. Our enriching blend of Amazonian oils, anti-oxidants and poppy-flower extract ensure that you will wake up to deeply nourished, firmer-looking skin that feels as soft as silk and glows with health. Suitable for all skin types. 

thewhitecompany.com

Available at select retailers

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Balance Me Rose Otto Face Oil

£32.00

Balance Me is cruelty free

Our bestselling face oil is beautifully lightweight yet incomparably nurturing. With a soothing all-natural scent, this nut free oil is instantly absorbed – quickly calming redness and strengthening compromised skin. Our signature blend of three rose essential oils helps stimulate cell production whilst protecting and locking in moisture.

balanceme.com

Available at select retailers and Amazon UK

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BYBI Supercharge Serum

£32.00

BYBI is cruelty free and Leaping Bunny certified

Supercharge Serum is a brightening facial serum that energises and repairs dull, tired or damaged complexions. It helps increase cell turnover and leaves skin looking healthy, fresh and glowing.

bybi.com

Available at select retailers and Amazon UK

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Neal’s Yard Remedies Beauty Sleep Concentrate

£35.00

Neal’s Yard Remedies is cruelty free and PETA and Leaping Bunny certified

This best selling, lightweight serum helps to support your skin’s natural night-time regeneration while you sleep. With a smoothing tripeptide and a calming blend of essential oils, it helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, so you can wake up beautiful every day.

nealsyardremedies.com

Available at select retailers and Amazon UK

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Biossance Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil

£61.00

Biossance is cruelty free, vegan and PETA certified

This luxuriously lightweight vitamin C oil delivers a trifecta of skin-loving goodness—brightening, firming and hydration—in one rosy step. The same beloved, award-winning formula is now permanently housed in a dreamy pink bottle you love. It looks beautiful on your vanity while still preserving the oil.

biossance.com

Available at select retailers and Amazon UK

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Malin + Goetz Recovery Treatment Oil

£66.00

Malin + Goetz is cruelty free and PETA certified

Our botanical oil treatment absorbs quickly to nourish skin and help improve appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Evening primrose, argan and jojoba oils help boost hydration. Grapeseed and rosehip oils deliver vitamins C and E to help improve skin tone. Geranium and borage oils help balance skin. Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive. Natural fragrance and color.

malinandgoetz.co.uk

Available at select retailers and Amazon UK

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Zelens Z-22 Absolute Face Oil

£70.00

Zelens is cruelty free and vegan

An ultimate blend of 22 precious oils carefully chosen for their unique properties. This multi-purpose silky-light formula provides a boost of intensive moisture, promotes elasticity and refines skin texture. Reinforces the skin’s natural barrier and helps protect against environmental damage. Leaves skin nourished, velvety soft and youthfully radiant.

zelens.com

Available at select retailers and Amazon UK

Learn more about Zelens

Despite the fact that Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate is an iconic product with a cult following, Kiehl’s is not cruelty free. Kiehl’s sells its products in mainland China where animal testing is required by law. Therefore we recommend choosing one of the cruelty free alternatives to Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate.


To help you switch to cruelty free cosmetics, we have cruelty free, vegan and certified cruelty free lists of brands for you to explore.
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