Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Caudalie Vinexpert Riche Radiance Day Cream SPF10 / Review

After reading Mostly Sunny's review of Caudalie Vinoperfect Day Perfecting Fluid, which you can read it here, I figured I should write a review of the one I've been using recently.

Caudalie Vinexpert Riche Radiance Day Cream SPF 10

This moisturizer is indeed rich but not as much as I was expecting. Recently we've had some frigid temperatures recently and I needed a little more protection than the one provided by Avène Anti-redness, the tube I usually go to in the morning. As with all Caudalie moisturizers, the tube is on the small side. The good thing is, you don't need a lot since it's quite concentrated and so a little goes a long way.




These days my skin is combination bordering on normal but on cold days it tends to be more on the dryish side, reason why I use a lightly more moisturizing product this time of year.

Caudalie Vinexpert Riches goes on smoothly and penetrates quickly. It has the light distinctive Caudalie fragrance but it fades quickly. One thing I do like about it is it doesn't make my skin as shiny as my usual Avène day cream. Although it is more moisturizing I don't think it would be enough for someone with really dry skin, even if you use more.


Do I recommend Caudalie Vinexpert Riche Radiance Day Cream SPF 10? Yes and no.

Yes if you're already a Caudalie fan. It is a good moisturizer and it does contain hyaluronic acid. No if you have very dry skin, the fragrance it that's an issue and because of the price. At $68.00 for 30 ml, I find it a little overpriced and I believe they could have made the SPF of 10 higher.


Reviews:

Makeup Alley: 3.7 / 5 lippies for 33 reviews. Listed in the sunscreen category.
Beauté-test: 4 / 5 stars for 6 reviews. Do note that the French version states an SPF of 15.


Ingredients (from Murale)
AQUA (WATER), ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE (OCTINOXATE), VEGETABLE OIL*, ETHYLHEXYL SALICYLATE (OCTISALATE), DIISOPROPYL SEBACATE*, CETEARYL ALCOHOL*, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, DIMETHICONE, PASSIFLORA INCARNATA SEED OIL*, BUTYL METHOXYDIBENZOYLMETHANE (AVOBENZONE), HYDROGENATED AVOCADO OIL*, OCTOCRYLENE, POLYSILICONE-14, CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE), PANTHENOL, BISABOLOL*, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE), DICETYL PHOSPHATE*, CETETH-10 PHOSPHATE, CI 77019 (MICA), HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL*, PENTYLENE GLYCOL, VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL*, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE*, PALMITOYL GRAPEVINE SHOOT EXTRACT*, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, MALTODEXTRIN*, SILICA, EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX*, ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, PALMITOYL GRAPE SEED EXTRACT*, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, TOCOPHEROL*, CASSIA ANGUSTIFOLIA SEED POLYSACCHARIDE*, PISUM SATIVUM (PEA) EXTRACT*, CYCLODEXTRIN*, DISODIUM EDTA, SODIUM HYALURONATE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, SODIUM PHYTATE*, SODIUM CARBOXYMETHYL BETAGLUCAN, PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT*, BHT, CI 77491 (IRON OXIDES), LIMONENE, LINALOOL, GERANIOL, CITRAL, BENZYL BENZOATE.
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