Sunday Riley

C.E.O. 15% Vitamin C Brightening Serum

C.E.O. 15% Vitamin C Brightening Serum
1.8

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

1.2Humectancy2.3Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Slightly moisturizing. Sunday Riley C.E.O. 15% Vitamin C Brightening Serum has a moisturizing rating of 1.8 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? This product has relatively comparable levels of Humectancy and Occlusivity: a low Humectancy of 1.2 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 2.3 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Sunday Riley C.E.O. 15% Vitamin C Brightening Serum is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • NON-COMEDOGENIC
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
65
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
15
Tetrahexyldecyl AscorbateBotanical,SyntheticAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-pigmentation
4
SqualaneBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
3
Polyglyceryl-6 DistearateSynthetic,AnimalEmollient,Formula Helper
2
PEG-8 BeeswaxSynthetic,AnimalFormula Helper
1.5
LimoneneBotanical,SyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
1.3
Citrus Sinensis Peel Oil ExpressedBotanicalFragrance
1
Citrus Tangerina (Tangerine) Peel OilBotanicalFragrance
0.3
Glycine Soja (Soybean) SterolsBotanicalEmollient
0.3
PPG-12/SMDI Copolymer SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
0.3
Sodium PhytateBotanical,SyntheticFormula Helper
0.3
TocopherolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

65

Function

Solvent

Origin

Naturally occurring

The most used ingredient in skincare. Its concentration defines the product texture: rich creams may have about 50% of water while a light jelly about 90%. Water doesn’t moisturize the skin by itself and is used in skincare as a solvent for other ingredients.
Score

15

Function

Antioxidant, Anti-wrinkle, Anti-pigmentation

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A lipid-soluble form of vitamin C that is more stable and less irritating than ascorbic acid. According to a recent clinical study, THDA has all the capabilities of regular vitamin C, including anti-wrinkle and anti-pigment activity.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic,Animal

An occlusive moisturizing and emollient compound that forms part of the skin’s sebum. The main source of squalane had always been shark liver. Now, however, it is manufactured synthetically or derived from plant oils, such as olive and peanut oil.
Score

3

Function

Emollient, Emulsifying

Origin

Synthetic,Animal

Description is coming soon
Score

2

Function

Emulsifying

Origin

Synthetic,Animal

Description is coming soon

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