Exclusive: Why Phillip Lim Launched His Label

Kiehl’s is one of those brands that you can’t walk past at a department store cosmetic counter without noticing. There’s something about the minimal, almost clinical packaging that immediately draws you in. Its sleek aesthetic is so in-line with fashion designer Phillip Lim, he has partnered with the skincare powerhouse for their Pioneers By Nature project—a look back at the history of Kiehl’s’ innovation, technology and efficacy.

Keep scrolling for our exclusive interview with the man behind 3.1 Phillip Lim and learn about why he started his label and what his surprising daily ritual is.

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