Sunday Riley Luna Sleeping Night Oil

BY SUNDAY RILEY #2 in Face Oil

4.3 out of 5 stars
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Luna works throughout the night to deliver more visibly youthful, luminous, even-toned skin in the morning. Trans-retinoic acid ester (retinol) complex reduces the appearance of pores and wrinkles, while visibly improving the signs of premature aging, including fine lines, uneven texture, age spots, dryness, and dullness. Balanced with blue tansy and German chamomile essential oils—both rich in soothing, blue azulene—the look of redness and sensitivity are visibly balanced for a calm, even-toned complexion. Luna is clinically proven to improve the appearance of fine lines, radiance, and skin smoothness in as little as four weeks, while advanced retinol ester mixed with potent botanicals makes this product the ultimate transformational, soothing, sleeping night oil.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal 
✔ Oily 
✔ Combination 
✔ Dry 
✔ Sensitive 

What it is:
A next-generation retinol oil that boosts the look and feel of skin plumpness, while improving the appearance of wrinkles, redness, and pores for visibly younger-looking skin. 

Solutions for:
- Fine lines and wrinkles 
- Dryness and rough texture 
- Pores 

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens 
- Sulfates 
- Phthalates 

Suggested Usage:
-Apply as needed to clean skin. 
-Product goes from blue to clear when massaged into the skin deeply enough. 

Advanced tips:
-Use Luna Sleeping Night Oil directly after cleansing.
-If using another treatment, like Good Genes All-in-One Lactic Acid treatment, wait five minutes for Luna to sink in before applying Good Genes. 
-Alternatively, you can use Good Genes in the morning and Luna at night, or alternate evenings.

-Due to presence of retinoids, not for use during pregnancy. 
-Due to presence of retinoids, it is best to use Luna at night.


-Trans-retinoic Acid Ester: Supports healthy skin with the power of retinoids, but without the irritation of traditional retinol; encourages exfoliation and revitalization for the appearance of smoother, younger-looking skin. 
-Blue Tansy and German Chamomile: Help to calm and soothe for a reduce the appearance of redness. 
-Chia Seed Oil: This richest botanical source of omega 3 also provides alpha-lipoic acid. 

Persea Gratissima (Extra Virgin, Cold Pressed Avocado) Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Organic, Cold Pressed Concord Grape) Seed Oil, Rubus Fruticosus (Cold Pressed Blackberry) Seed Oil, Salvia Hispanica (Cold Pressed Chia) Oil, Dimethyl Isosorbide (and) Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Oil, Tanecetum annuum (Blue Tansy) oil, Anthemis nobilis (English Chamomile) oil, Eriocephalus punctulatus (Cape Chamomile) oil, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Neroli) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Blood Orange) oil, Cananga Odorata Flower (Ylang Ylang) Oil, Vetivera zizanoides (Vetiver) oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil (and) Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, CI 61565 (Green 6), CI 60725 (Violet 2).

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Sunday Riley Luna Sleeping Night Oil
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  • "Hands down, my favorite skincare product I've ever used. I've been using the Luna oil for over 6 months now and am so impressed with the change in my skin! I have very sensitive skin that is prone to redness, irritation, and breakouts. Retinoids typically cause major dryness and peeling with my skin, but not with the Luna oil! My skin is brighter, with a more even tone and texture, and my breakouts are far and few between! When I do break out, I find that the inflammation clears much clearer than it used to. I even had to change to a lighter foundation shade because of how much clearer my skin became!" in 198 reviews
  • "I got a couple samples of this from Sephora and it lasted so long! It didn't take me long to fall in love with this product! It's so useful for hydrating and lightening dark spots! It definitely exceeded my expectations and I would definitely recommend this product even though it's expensive. Worth it!" in 192 reviews
Nicola B.
San Diego, CA
11 reviews
I have been looking for something for my combination skin that would help with anti aging and not completely clog up my pores. This oil leaves my skin soft and hydrated without that greasy/oil feeling. The bottle lasts quite awhile (I've had it for 5 months and still have half a bottle)  and I will be repurchasing when I am done. 
Amber F.
392 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I do love this oil but it won’t be for everyone, it has a very earthy smell. It’s very gentle and glides on easily. My son especially loves that I start with a pool off blue in my hands but it’s clear when I put it on my face. It’s magic he says.
Jenn M.
South Florida
45 reviews
I used this with good genes and ufo oil all purchased from Sephora. It’s very pricey. All the reviews I read are great but I’m not sure it did one thing for me. It didn’t give my sensitive skin and adverse reactions but it did not change my skin in any noticeable way. For the price I’ll skip this and get my vitamin A from rose hips seed oil.
Riley R.
Muskegon, MI
71 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Obsessed. This is an oil that doesn't make you greasy. It minimizes pores and helps with acne. There's a light herbal smell which is nice and gentle. It was really effective and I had fast results. It's a dark color but didn't transfer onto the pillow. The pricepoint is good, $55 but you only use one drop at night so it lasts a long time.
Anne E.
Lafayette, LA
29 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I noticed after using this oil for only a week how nice my face was starting to look, it gave such a lovely glow in the mornings. The only bad thing I can say about this oil is the unneeded added oil to make it blue. Other than that it is an amazing oil.
Theresa R.
47 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
The smell isn’t the best but it has reduced my scars the best way possible. I have dry skin and scars that will last me a life time but this here has helped so much. They aren’t red anymore and that helps so much with my foundation routine.
Leza O.
71 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I love other products by Sunday Riley, but just couldn't bring myself to keep using this oil.

Despite having oily skin I was assured by the Sephora sales person that this wouldn't make me feel more oily or break me out. WRONG! No matter how little I used my skin always felt sticky and oily.

I didn't use this long enough to see any results.
Liz G.
Parlin, NJ
203 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
LOVE LOVE LOVE this sleeping oil. This is only one of a very few oils that I will actually put on my face.

This feels so gorgeous going on, and it really does make a huge difference in your skin.

My skin felt smoother and brighter and clearer when I woke up after using this on previous nights.
Sandra G.
Kennewick, WA
41 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
The best night oil! The smell is very strong and herbal, and sticks around after you work the product in, so be sure to test if you like the scent before purchasing. I'm switching to using more oils on my face and skin in general, and have seen a marked improvement in my complexion and skin health. This is a great product but very expensive.
Izneth F.
Balch springs, TX
7 reviews
Sunday Riley's Luna is my favorite night time oil. It's a great way to start off with retinol. It's lightweight gets absorbed very quickly into my skin. I'm not bothered by the color at all and it dosent stain my skin. It has a very medicinal smell but after it's on its not as noticable. In the morning I wake up with amazing nourished skin! 
Jamie B.
Chillicothe, IL
47 reviews
I keep hearing about the Luna Oil, and the Good Genes. Do you have to use both, or is one better than the other? If I were to only buy one, which one is the MUST have item???
Ana W.
Lafayette, LA
10 reviews
Is this worth the hefty price tag? Will this help my skin if I am currently suffering from active breakouts? Also, is there any stinging? I ask because I use good genes and if there is any broken skin, it burns so much!
Zarina Z.
Glendale, AZ
557 reviews
Would I put this on after I put on your moisturizer for the night or can I skip the moisturizer and just add this?
Herandy S.
Corona, NY
4 reviews
I see this in every social media am dying to try it is this good for oily skin? I have never use any retinol products will this make me dry?
Sandra D.
Terrebonne , QC
200 reviews
Everyone is talking about ! But is it really working and Howlong did you wait before seing a difference ?

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