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

This serum takes its name from the ingredients it's formulated with—vitamin C, vitamin E, and a blend of antioxidants—but also truly lives up to its C.E.O. title, working like a boss to brighten, tighten, and plump your complexion. With a potent 15% dose of an oil-soluble version of the brightening savior called tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate (a derivative of vitamin C), it addresses signs of aging and gives you a more even-toned complexion. In this format, it can penetrate deep and fast into your skin, so you get instant radiance. And it doesn't just make your skin look more refined and clearer thanks to saccharide isomerate extract and glycolic acid, it also reduces any redness or irritation with the help of phytosterols, so even sensitive types can use it.

Sunday Riley C.E.O. 15% Vitamin C Brightening Serum
4.3 out of 5 stars, based on 3,740 Reviews 3,740 Reviews
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Disconcerting
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I was very excited to try this product. Unfortunately within a minute of applying it made my skin turn bright red! It toned down within another 5 minutes but the initial shock tells me it's not for me.

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Birchbox has done it again!
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Birchbox has done it again. They continue to send me product samples that I don't like and will never use. The samples I receive clearly don't fit my profile, but I am being forced by Birchbox to pay for these samples every month until my membership runs out. I love paying for samples that go straight to the trash. I regret ever signing up for Birchbox. My experience at Ipsy has been wonderful.

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Too sticky
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Don’t like the feeling of this serum at all. It’s far too thick and sticky to be considered a serum....

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BEWARE
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Chemical burn. I generally have non-reactive skin, but about 1 hour after applying this my skin started to itch, them my face, neck and chest got beet red and broke out in hives. After 2 hours I had to rush home and wash it off. I took antihistamines in case it was an allergic reaction, but it didn't help, the itching was INTENSE. The itch was less the next day but it was still very uncomfortable and persisted for 3 days, and afterward I had a thin scab all over my face, neck and chest for a week. Please make sure you patch test!

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Not enough.
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There wasn’t enough this product to determine if it did what it claimed it would do

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Not for me
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I don’t like any of the Sunday Riley products. I can’t handle the fragrance on most of their products. Gives me a headache.

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Ouch
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I used this product on my face and immediately had a bad reaction! My skin turned red, blotchy, and bumpy.. it's been 3-4 days later and now my skin is actually peeling like it would from a sunburn. I do NOT recommend this product if you have sensitive skin.

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sticky
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not a fan. leaves my face feeling very sticky
I really wanted to like this based on other reviews but after a few uses I just can't get used to the sticky feeling and ended up throwing it away

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So sticky
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It’s too small of a sample to truly see results. It was extremely sticky when applying it. I would not buy this.

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Not for me
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This product is so not for me, I don’t like serums

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