What started out to be an innovative concept turned out to be an international hit for Sunday Riley. Based in Texas, Houston, Sunday Riley products are especially known for their high price points. However, believe us when we say that you are getting the quality you pay for.
Sunday Riley, the founder of the brand (yes, that’s her name), is a cosmetic chemist and product formulator. With visible results in mind, she decided to create formulas that consist of pure, potent botanical ingredients and advanced chemistry.
The latest technology is combined with high quality ingredients to produce highly effective skincare products, which explains its hefty price tags. Over the years, Sunday Riley has garnered a cult following across the globe from celebrities to beauty junkies alike.
Although Sunday Riley has not officially launched in Singapore, we have listed a few places you still can get them from! Take note that shipping fees varies and applies. Well, enough talk, here are 10 Sunday Riley products you should check out!
1. Sunday Riley Good Genes Treatment
Lactic acid plays an important role for the Sunday Riley Good Genes Treatment. We know it might sound scary, but lactic acid is actually safe to apply on skin. It is a type of AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acid), commonly used for chemical exfoliation.
What lactic acid does is to remove dead skin cells so as to aid in the natural turnover rate of your skin layers. This in turn helps to reduce the appearance of hyper-pigmentation and fresh acne scars. The product also claims to combat signs of aging such as fine lines, wrinkles, and premature aging from sun damage.
After constant use, many reviewers observed visible results. They have noticed a lightening effect on their hyper-pigmentation and a brighter complexion overall. Do take note though, you may have a mild break out (also known as purging) before the skin clears up!
Sunday Riley Good Genes Treatment retails for USD109 (about SGD148) on Net-a-porter (shipping fees apply).
2. Sunday Riley U.F.O. Ultra-Clarifying Face Oil
Salicylic acid, another chemical exfoliant, is the active ingredient present in the U.F.O. Ultra-Clarifying Face Oil. This ingredient helps to exfoliate and brighten dark spots.
This face oil also has anti-bacterial properties that keeps new spots at bay! Salicylic acid may be drying to the skin on its own, but it also comes with milk thistle that rehydrates your skin back to supple goodness.
Reviewers have reported vast improvements with their skin texture. They experience lesser breakouts, and the size of the pores around the nose appear reduced!
Sunday Riley U.F.O. Ultra-Clarifying Face Oil retails for USD83 (about SGD113) at Net-a-porter (shipping fees apply).
3. Sunday Riley Juno Hydroactive Cellular Face Oil
The Juno Hydroactive Cellular Face Oil is made with a combination of lightweight and nourishing oils. This is the answer to the trendy glow you see people pulling off these days!
This product is full of antioxidants that is beneficial for the skin. It provides radiance to dull-looking skin and also protects your skin from free radicals.
The presence of cranberry and raspberry seed oil provides a natural UV protection. Don’t we all love a multi-tasking product?
Users have testified that it absorbs easily into the skin and provides moisture that lasts the whole day. It also works like a dream underneath makeup!
Sunday Riley Juno Hydroactive Cellular Face Oil retails for USD94 (about SGD127) at Net-a-porter (shipping fees apply).
4. Sunday Riley Blue Moon Tranquility Cleansing Balm
The Sunday Riley Blue Moon Tranquility Cleansing Balm is an ultra-gentle sugar-based balm cleanser. Upon application, the balm turn into a milky consistency. The product claims to eliminate traces of makeup without disrupting the skin’s natural barrier.
The cleansing balm contains Blue Tansy and German Chamomile which are known for their anti-inflammatory properties. They also help to reduce redness!
Users have been impressed with the fact that this cleansing balm does not leave an oily residue after use. Although it is sugar-based, it isn’t gritty at all and is actually gentle to the skin. This product double up as a hydrating mask as well!
Sunday Riley Blue Moon Tranquility Cleansing Balm retails for USD50 (about SGD68) at Beautylish (shipping fees apply).
5. Sunday Riley Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream
For those with dry skin, this moisturiser sounds good already when we read that it contains hyaluronic acid. This ingredient plays a part in actively hydrating your skin, creating a skin-smoothing, firming, and plumping effect!
As its name suggests, the Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream contains the ingredient Alpha Arbutin, which has brightening properties. Additionally, this product helps to improve skin texture with the presence of Papaya Enzyme Extract.
Kirbie Johnson from PopSugar wrote that she noticed a brighter and even-looking complexion after using this moisturiser for some time. This product also helps to regulate sebum production and give off a natural looking glow.
Sunday Riley Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream retails for USD69 (about SGD94) at Net-a-porter (shipping fees apply).
6. Sunday Riley Martian Mattifying Water Gel Toner
Unlike your ordinary toner, the Martian Mattifying Water Gel Toner comes out of the tube as a gel consistency before turning into a water-like liquid upon application, giving the skin a velvety matte finish.
This toner contains Bentonite Clay which controls sebum production and tighten pores. Besides that, it helps to soothe and calm irritated skin as well as, keeping spots at bay with its anti-bacterial properties.
After using this toner, reviewers note a significant reduction in their pore size. To add on, their oil production is also more regulated. Heads up if you’re not into fragranced skincare: this toner has a zesty scent which some may not like!
Sunday Riley Martian Mattifying Water Gel Toner retails for GBP48 (about SGD86) at Cultbeauty (shipping fees apply).
7. Sunday Riley Effortless Breathable Tinted Primer
This primer is one of the hottest products on the latest major fashion runways, and we can understand why. If you’re into the “no makeup” makeup look, this tinted primer is exactly what you need.
The primer itself is oil and paraben free. It provides your skin with a radiant complexion without compromising its coverage. Like other silicone primers, it helps to create an ultra-smooth base.
To add on, this primer contains a proprietary complex Rejuvenox, which keeps skin well-ventilated and reducing the chance of clogging pores.
Reviewers have agreed that this primer leaves a soft veil of color that evens out natural skin, while still letting it shine through. It is also lightweight and does not feel tacky on the skin. The product is available in 3 shades: Light, Medium, and Deep.
Sunday Riley Effortless Breathable Tinted Primer retails for USD43 (about SGD58) at Net-a-porter (shipping fees apply).
8. Sunday Riley C.E.O C + E antiOXIDANT Protect + Repair Moisturizer
The C.E.O. C+E antiOxidant Protect + Repair Moisturizer works deep within the skin to provide moisture and combat visible signs of environmental pollution-induced skin damage.
It contains a lipid-soluble advanced Vitamin C (less irritating compared to other Vitamin C derivatives) which helps in the brightening of skin and collagen production.
Since this moisturizer is of a thick consistency, users recommend applying this only during as a night cream. Some have even seen visible results after just one application, saying that their skin feels plump and has a healthy glow!
Sunday Riley C.E.O. C+E antiOxidant Protect + Repair Moisturizer retails for USD79 (about SGD107) at Net-a-porter (shipping fees apply).
9. Sunday Riley Ceramic Slip Clay Cleanser
The Ceramic Slip Clay Cleanser is of a gel consistency and is very gentle to the skin. It contains French Green Clay which is known to absorb impurities, tighten pores, and gently exfoliate the skin.
In addition, the presence of Frankincense promotes healthy cell growth and circulation. This leaves the skin looking even and clear.
After using this cleanser, people have left positive reviews about how it melts off makeup thoroughly, and leaves their skin feeling balanced and smoother!
Sunday Riley Ceramic Slip Clay Cleanser retails for USD45 (about SGD61) at Beautylish (shipping fees apply).
10. Sunday Riley Luna Sleeping Night Oil
Made from derivatives of Trans-Retinoic Acid, the Luna Sleeping Night Oil claims to minimise the appearance of pores, premature lines, and wrinkles.
It also contains Blue Tansy, which is known to soothe irritated skin, hydrate, and encourage skin renewal process. Fun fact: upon application, this oil turns from blue to clear!
Reviewers agree that a little bit of this oil goes a long way. This cult classic night oil leaves their skin visibly plump and smooth, and also significant reduces the size of their pores.
Sunday Riley Luna Sleeping Night Oil retails for USD109 (about SGD148) at Net-a-porter (shipping fees apply).
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