Sunday Riley

C.E.O Vitamin C Rich Hydration Cream

C.E.O Vitamin C Rich Hydration Cream
5.2

/ 10

Is it right for me?

Moisturizing

2.4Humectancy8.1Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Sunday Riley C.E.O Vitamin C Rich Hydration Cream has a moisturizing rating of 5.2 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? Significantly more occlusive. It has a low Humectancy of 2.4 out of 10 and a very high Occlusivity of 8.1 out of 10.

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

  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
55
WaterNaturally occurringFormula Helper
9
SqualaneBotanical,Synthetic,AnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
6
Dicaprylyl CarbonateBotanical,SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper
5
Tetrahexyldecyl AscorbateBotanical,SyntheticAntioxidant,Anti-wrinkle,Anti-pigmentation
3
C10-18 TriglyceridesBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
2.5
PEG-8 BeeswaxSynthetic,AnimalFormula Helper
2
Polyglyceryl-6 DistearateSynthetic,AnimalEmollient,Formula Helper
1.5
Tapioca StarchBotanicalFormula Helper
1.3
Hydrogenated Vegetable OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
1
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
0.3
Citric AcidBotanical,SyntheticExfoliant,Formula Helper
0.3
PPG-12/SMDI Copolymer SyntheticEmollient,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

55

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

9

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

6

Function

Emollient, Solvent

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

A very fast-spreading emollient that gives a product an incredibly lightweight feel. Dicaprylyl carbonate works well as a solvent for suspending insoluble solids such as mineral sunscreens or iron oxide pigments.
Score

5

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

3

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Solvent

Origin

Botanical,Synthetic

An occlusive ingredient that helps lock in moisture. It provides a soft, smooth feel and melts at body temperature.

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