3 Levels Of Beauty Experts Review Fenty Skin on cherie

A dermatologist, an esthetician, and a skincare fanatic weigh in on Rihanna's latest Fenty Skin products.
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Aug. 5, 2020
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Cherie is an online community of beauty lovers sharing their stories; whether that's their favorite products, makeup tutorials, or skincare routines. Download the app today to be a part of #BeautyWithoutBarriers and show the world what beauty means to you!Anyone who was lucky enough to get their hands on Rihanna's Fenty Skin products should consider their 2020 (somewhat) made. While the much-anticipated and gawked-over line (rightfully so!!) is now sold out, a lot of people still want to know; is it WORTH the hype?? Luckily for us, beauty lovers have been reviewing Fenty Skin on cherie all week! We pulled in reviews from three different levels of beauty experts to help you decide if Fenty Skin is worth the purchase... when it gets restocked on shelves, of course. Dermatologist @dermdoctor Gives A Great Ingredient Breakdown
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I am a huge fan of Rihanna and I was extremely excited (and honored) to be chosen to review this product in advance. I've only had a chance to use it for a few days, but I'm going to break down some of the ingredients for you all from a dermatologists standpoint and let you know if I think it's worth it! ' The cleanser is my favorite product in the entire starter kit from Fenty Skin. It's very hydrating, initially has a balm-like texture, that then foams after rubbing it into the skin. It has gentle cleansing ingredients that won't be too stripping to the skin. Unfortunately, this product does have fragrance in it, so it's not ideal for sensitive skin. However, fragrances in cleansers are generally safe because they're not in contact with the skin for long enough to cause sensitization. I would recommend this product to my family, friends, and patients! The toner is probably my least favorite part of the starter kit. In general, I don't think toners are necessary to a simple skin care routine unless they add an active ingredient that's beneficial to the skin. I do like that this product has niacinamide in it, which is great for oily skin, acne, and hyperpigmentation. However, witch hazel, which is a large component of this product, is very stripping to the skin and does not have benefits long-term. I would personally avoid this product, especially if you have dry or sensitive skin. I would not recommend this product! I really like that the skincare line has a sunscreen with SPF 30 in it. It blends extremely well with the skin and is very hydrating, while protecting from the sun. It has the texture of a very light moisturizer. It is a chemical sunscreen, however, it does not contain oxybenzone, which is an ingredient that I have been telling my patients to avoid in their sunscreens. Unfortunately, it does have a small concentration of fragrance, limonene, and linalool, which are known to cause allergy and irritation in some people. Overall, I did enjoy using this sunscreen and I think many people will like it too! In summary, there are many aspects of this product that I really like. The packaging is my favorite part of the entire product line. It's very aesthetic and I really like the refillable sunscreen container. However, given the price point and the ingredients list, I think there are better products out there that will be more beneficial at a lower price point!
Esthetician @SoSonaSkincare Shares How Each Product Can Help (or Hurt) Your Skin
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I want to start off by saying that I love Rihanna and feel honored to be the select few to receive the skincare line before the launch to offer my honest opinion and review. Before getting into the products I have to rave about the packaging. The color is a beautiful matte purple. The cleanser and toner have a twist-top lid so that means no more juggling with tubes and their tops. The sunscreen comes with a refill cartridge that slots right into a pump. #FENTY SKIN - Total Cleans'r Remove-It-All Cleanser[products]#[FourStars] The texture is really rich and creamy and you don’t need a lot of it so a little goes a long way. As soon as some water is mixed with the creamy texture you get an amazing luxurious lather. It contains Barbados Cherry (so appropriate for Rihanna) which is going to help brighten the skin. The cleanser also contains Ginkgo Biloba which helps to control surface oils and clarify skin. The Green Tea and Fig are very rich in antioxidants which help defend against environmental stressors. I love how the cleanser felt on my skin and did not leave it feeling dry and stripped of oils With this being said the cleanser does contain fragrance, dyes, and sulfates. This can cause skin irritation and allergic reactions to sensitive and acne-prone skin types. The scent is also fairly strong and for me too much to handle. If you wanted to pick 1 product to buy it would be this one. #FENTY SKIN - Fat Water Pore-Refining Toner Serum[products]#[TwoStars] So one of the top ingredients is niacinamide which can help neutralize free radicals and help to improve discoloration. It also contains Barbados Cherry so it contains antioxidants to protect your skin. What I didn’t like to see was witch hazel on the ingredient list and as the main ingredient. Witch Hazel can completely strip the skins barrier and with the fragrance and dyes included I do recommend my sensitive skin types to steer clear. #FENTY SKIN - Hydra Vizor Invisible Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen[products]#[ThreeStars] This is the product I was most excited to receive and looking forward to. The fact that Rihanna included sunscreen in her first three products launched makes me very happy. I love the fact that it comes in refillable packaging. I am obsessed with the fact that it is a moisturizer and sunscreen in one so it saves you an entire step. Which that being said it is a chemical sunscreen, but does not contain oxybenzone so I can live with it. It’s an amazing sunscreen especially for people of color because it rubs in beautifully with no white cast. The sunscreen contains niacinamide and hyaluronic acid so it’s very hydrating but again I personally am not a fan of chemical sunscreen. It can be irritating to sensitive skin and make acne worse for acne- prone skin Overall ,Rihanna really tried to create a skincare starter kit for the majority and her focus was to create especially something that worked for people of color. She focused on great ingredients for the skin. The bottom line “ it’s not for me”
Skincare Enthusiast @shannon Gives Her First-Hand Experience of Each Product
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