Sunday Riley Luna Sleeping Night Oil

BY SUNDAY RILEY #2 in Face Oil

4.3 out of 5 stars
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  • 4 Stars22%
  • 3 Stars10%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star2%


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
Elizabeth S.
216 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
This has been amazing for my skin. I didn't think it was really working at first but still kept on using it. I am now after a full month noticing a dramatic change. I have noticed my dark spots are greatly reduced. Like the ones left over from clusters of break outs. This being an oil doesn't make me break out and sinks right into my skin. I notice my four head lines are not as visible. My skin is bright and really healthy looking. I have been using this with the good genes and the drunk elephant glycolic night serum on and off switched. I am not changing this routine ever :)
Morgan N.
73 reviews
Holy Crap! This stuff is amazing! I received this a while back in a subscription box & feel in love with it! It does have a high price point but, if you have damaged skin, you will love this. My mom, who had brain surgery, and major face ticks from it absolutely LOVES it. She'll be getting some for Christmas because it helps SO much.
Alyssa D.
Huntington Station, NY
54 reviews
If you want perfect skin the long road starts here. I am already involved with my skin but I feel like for a novice this the perfect product to begin the satisfying but difficult practice of consistency with. The oil is fun to apply and the blue color soothes me for some reason. Anyone who uses this knows what will happen to you skin, it will even out, spots will fade, and the overall appearance of pores will diminish (we all know by know you can't shrink them)

Gina A.
68 reviews
For those who want to add retinol to their night routine, the Sunday Riley Luna night oil is a great choice. It does not dry out skin too much like other retinol products. It can seeps into the skin well and does its magic! Would recommend investing in this, but be aware that it is pricey. Try the sample first if you can get your hands on it!
Krista P.
43 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This product is pricey, BUT! For someone who cares about skincare, how their skin is living, how healthy it is, this product is a must. It's extremely hydrating, it works crows-feet, it helps with wrinkles, and it smells good! It's a thicker oil and it is strictly meant to be used at night (hence luna sleeping), after cleansing, but prior to moisturizing the face. This product is good for all skin types, and honestly will help any person's skin routine so much, that the price is almost invisible (almost)
Caitlin C.
49 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I had heard a lot of buzz about Sunday Riley, but more specifically the Luna Sleeping oil. I love the packaging, as well as the scent of the product. I used it every night for 6 months and although I enjoyed using the product, I don't think it was really effective for me. I didn't really notice any changes in the appearance/texture of my skin. However, it didn't make my skin look any worse so I have no problem still using it since I love how it feels on my skin.
Tonya F.
Maidsville, WV
234 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
A bit pricey but oh so worth it. You instantly notice the plumpness in your skin the morning after using the oil. The smell is a little different. It I can work through it. I have been using the oils for about three weeks now and I can see a difference in fine lines, texture and any dryness has left. It is such a great product that I now I have my husband using it.!
Tara b.
Norwich, CT
38 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I received a 5 day sample of this from Sephora. I can't believe how amazing my skin looks and feels! Absorbs right into my skin, smells fabulous and my skin has never looked better.
My husband commented on how fresh and glowy my skin looks and he never comments on my skin!
Can't wait to buy the full size next time I'm at Sephora!
Rebecca B.
Edison, NJ
238 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I quite like this, I use it at night and it provides me with nice moisture and I do believe it's helping to plump my dehydration lines and smooth skin tone, in conjunction with Good Genes.

Only giving 3 stars due to high price tag; I will be trying out some more affordable skin care when this runs out. However, I will say, I bought this bottle in November of last year and am only now (end of June) hitting the halfway point- so, one bottle could absolutely last a year.
Jordana V.
96 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
So expensive but worth every penny. Some people hate the smell I adore it. It's earthy and natural as the product. It's a huge bottle and you just need about 4 drops to do your entire face.
This makes a change on your skin without drying it. Your hyperpigmentation will vanish almost completely If you use this oil regularly.
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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