Sunday Riley Sunday School Set Review: CEO Cleansing Oil & Moisturizer, Good Genes, and Luna Sleeping Night Oil

Monday, June 05, 2017

I bought the Sunday Riley Sunday School Skincare Kit when it first came to Sephora, during the VIB sale. I was very excited to try this combination of items, plus I had been eyeing the cleansing oil and moisturizer in the CEO line.

Sunday Riley Sunday School Set | bellanoirbeauty.com

Sunday Riley Sunday School Set | bellanoirbeauty.com

My skin type

Oily af, annoying hyperpigmentation on cheeks and chin due to monthly hormonal acne; enlarged, damaged pores on cheeks.

What it's supposed to do

CEO C + E Micro-Dissolve Cleansing Oil
Remove makeup and residue (hopefully also sunscreen)

CEO C + E antiOXIDANT Protect + Repair Moisturizer (with 5% THD Ascorbate)
Moisturize plus treatment of skin tone and texture

Good Genes All-In-One Lactic Acid Treatment
Exfoliate and brighten

Luna Sleeping Night Oil
Contains "powerful yet gentle" trans-retinol ester for antiaging

Ingredients

CEO C + E Micro-Dissolve Cleansing Oil
Isoamyl Laurate, Sorbitan Oleate, Isostearyl Isostearate, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Laurate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Aqua (Water), Decyl Glucoside, Propanediol, Polyglyceryl-2 Caprate, Squalane, Methylpropanediol, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Peel Oil, Sodium Phytate, C30 Hydrocarbons, Phenoxyethanol, Tocopherol, Microcitrus Australasica (Lime Pearl) Fruit Extract, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter Extract, Alcohol Denat., Rosa Canina (Rosehips) Fruit Extract, Citrus Tangerina (Tangerine) Extract, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Seed Extract, Nasturtium Officinale (Watercress) Extract, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Caprylyl Glycol.

CEO C + E antiOXIDANT Protect + Repair Moisturizer
Water, Squalane, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Vitamin C), Dicaprylyl Carbonate, C10-18 Triglycerides, PEG-8 Beeswax, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Tapioca Starch, PPG-12 SMDI Copolymer, Polyglyceryl-6 Distearate, Jojoba Esters, Cetyl Alcohol, Sodium Acrylates Copolymer, Polyglyceryl-3 Beeswax, Lecithin, Glycerin, Microcitrus Australasica Fruit (Lime Pearl) Extract, Butylene Glycol, Alteromonas Ferment Extract (Exopolysaccharides), Phenoxyethanol, Bisabolol, Chlorphenesin, Caprylyl Glycol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Nylon-12, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Peel Oil, Citric Acid, Sodium Phytate, Tocopherol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Rosa Centifolia Flower Wax, Rosa Damascena Flower Wax, Alcohol Denat (found in botanical extracts), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Citrus Junos Fruit (Yuzu) Extract, Lippia Citriodora Flower (Lemon Verbena) Extract, Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Fruit, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter Extract, Rosa Canina Fruit (Rosehips) Extract, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Seed Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf (Oolong Tea).

Good Genes All-In-One Lactic Acid Treatment
Opuntia Tuna Fruit (Prickly Pear) Extract, Agave Tequilana Leaf (Blue Agave) Extract, Cypripedium Pubescens (Lady's Slipper Orchid) Extract, Opuntia Vulgaris (Cactus) Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract & Saccharomyses Cerevisiae (Yeast) Extract, Lactic Acid, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Butylene Glycol, Squalane, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, PPG-12/Smdi Copolymer, Stearic Acid, Cetearyl Alcohol And Ceteareth20, Glyceryl Stearate And Peg-100 Stearate, Arnica Montana (Flower) Extract, PEG-75 Meadowfoam Oil, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) Oil, Triethanolamine, Xantham Gum, Phenoxyethanol, Steareth-20, DMDM Hydantoin.

Luna Sleeping Night Oil
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).

How I use it

Step 1: CEO Cleansing Oil (basic cleansing oil used on dry skin to remove makeup)
Step 2: Good Genes (this sample has strange clumps in it I didn't notice before, as if there is pilling going on, or the formula has thickened. I remember this being thinner the first time I used it.)
Step 3: Luna Sleeping Night Oil (this is a pretty light oil that absorbs effortlessly into the skin. I was confused as to why the directions instructed to use this oil after Good Genes but it works perfectly. The smell is interesting...)
Step 4: CEO Moisturizer (a rich, orange creamsicle looking moisturizer that has a pleasant smell -- it doesn't reek of oranges. Contains a form of vitamin c)

How long I used it

Basically until the CEO moisturizer ran out. I've got about two uses of the Luna Oil left, nearly all of the cleansing oil left, as well as Good Genes.

What I like about it

They don't call Good Genes and the Luna Sleeping Oil Power Couple for no reason. This is a great combination and the two of these have been on my list for the longest time. I have used good genes on its own before and I love how radiant it and the Luna Oil make my skin look. Following up with the CEO moisturizer is heaven! Highly recommend this combination!

What could be better

The only thing I hated in this set was the cleansing oil. While it removes my makeup, it burns the crap out of my eyes. So I can't use this to remove eye makeup at all - total buzzkill. Keep away from the eyes!

I also wasn't very pleased with the price. The samples you get are so tiny; basically like deluxe samples you get free with a $35 purchase or maybe a 250 point reward at Sephora. I think this should have been $15 cheaper.

Joy Factor

On a scale of 1-10, this set as a whole is a 7, definitely due to the cleansing oil, which on it's own is a 0. Good Genes, Luna Oil, and the CEO moisturizer is a 10 on the joy scale!

Where to indulge

Sephora | JC Penney

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