Rihanna Sourced Ingredients From All Over the World For Her Fenty Skin Products
Ever since Rihanna announced a few weeks ago that she was releasing Fenty Skin, it's been all we could think about. The skin-care line was two years in the making before she even gave fans a peek at the full collection, which includes three products: the Total Cleans'r Remove-It-All Cleanser, Fat Water Pore-Refining Toner Serum, and Hydra Vizor Invisible Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen.
All of the products are clean, oil-free, vegan, gluten-free, and made with ingredients from all over the world, including Rihanna's home of Barbados. Some of the Fenty Skin ingredients you may already know of, but others may not be as familiar. Ahead, we're diving into the 12 main ingredients in the new Fenty Skin products and the benefits of each.
The Barbados cherry, from Rihanna's homeland, is loaded with vitamin C. In fact, these tropical cherries contain more vitamin C than an orange, which works to brighten skin. You can find this ingredient in the Total Cleans'r Remove-It-All Cleanser and Fat Water Pore-Refining Toner Serum.
The benefits of green tea are no secret — that's why you drink it, eat it, and use it in skin-care products. It's rich in antioxidants, which helps defend the skin against environmental aggressors like pollution or free radicals. You can find it in the Cleans'r Remove-It-All Cleanser and Fat Water Pore-Refining Toner Serum.
Niacinamide is a do-it-all ingredient that can be found in a variety of skin-care products. It helps reduce the appearance of dark spots and promotes a more even skin tone. You can find it in the Fat Water Pore-Refining Toner Serum and Hydra Vizor Invisible Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen.
The gingko biloba is a tree native to China, and it's found as an ingredient in the in the Cleans'r Remove-It-All Cleanser. The ingredient is most commonly used in ancient Chinese healing techniques to treat a variety of health concerns. In skin care, it helps to control oil and clarify the skin.
If you're a beauty enthusiast, chances are you've heard of this skin-care hero. Hyaluronic acid can be found in a ton of products on the market, thanks to its ability to hold moisture and deeply hydrate the skin. You can find it in the Hydra Vizor Invisible Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen.
Avobenzone, Octisalate, and Homosalate
If you're wondering whether the Hydra Vizor Invisible Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 is a chemical or physical sunscreen, know that it's the former. (That just means it absorbs into the skin to protect against UV rays versus physically blocking them.) Rihanna ensured that the product was formulated without the chemicals oxybenzone or octinoxate, making it safe for coral reefs.
Quince is a rare fruit that grows on a tree native to rough, dry climates like Western Asia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Georgia, northern Iran, and Afghanistan. It resembles a pear, and is infused with minerals to help hydrate. You can find it in the Cleans'r Remove-It-All Cleanser.
Witch hazel has been a buzzy ingredient for years, known to help refine pores and reduce oil in the skin, and it's in the brand's Fat Water Pore-Refining Toner Serum.
Baobab is an African tree that grows nutrient-rich superfruit. This ingredient helps hydrate the skin and is found in the Hydra Vizor Invisible Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen.
Japanese Raisin Tree
The Japanese raisin tree has been used in Asia for over 1,000 years and is loaded with natural detoxifying benefits. You can find it in the Fat Water Pore-Refining Toner Serum.
For a boost of hydration, you'll find cactus flower in the Fat Water Pore-Refining Toner Serum. The plant thrives in the desert, which makes the ingredient hydrating for the skin.
Kalahari melon is a type of wild watermelon that can be found worldwide. It is rich in antioxidants and vitamins which help restore and protect the skin as well as hydrate. You can find it in the Hydra Vizor Invisible Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen.