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To keep oily skin and blackheads at bay, scoop up Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 1% BHA Gel Exfoliant.

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When the crow’s feet our mother warned us about appeared shortly after our 29th birthday, we decided it was time to get serious about keeping our skin looking youthful. This wrinkle-fighting moisturizer gives a rejuvenating boost to our daily beauty regimen: It delivers much-needed moisture, evens tone, firms skin, and reduces the appearance of fine lines. With an antiaging product like this in our arsenal, we might just turn “29” over and over again.

How it Works

This potent cream is loaded with antioxidants (which support collagen production) and retinol (a tried-and-true wrinkle reducer), plus shea butter and other moisturizers—leaving smoother, firmer, and more youthful-looking . The lightweight formula soaks in quickly for a silky (never greasy) finish, and works well with dry, normal, or combination skin.

How to Use

Gently massage moisturizer onto clean skin. If you apply in the morning, be sure to follow up with sunblock of SPF 15 or higher, since retinol can make your skin extra sensitive to the sun.

Water, Dicaprylyl Carbonate (emollient), Glycerin (skin-identical ingredient), Ethylhexyl Stearate (thickener), Cocoglycerides (emollient), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter (antioxidant emollient), Squalane (emollient), Sodium Polyacrylate (film-forming agent), Lecithin, Adenosine, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide (cell-communicating ingredients), Ceramide 3 (skin-identical ingredient), Retinol (cell-communicating ingredient), Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Extract, Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract (antioxidants), Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract (anti-irritant), Tetrahydrodiferuloylmethane, Tetrahydrodemethoxydiferuloylmethane, Tetrahydrobisdemethoxydiferuloylmethane, Tocopheryl Acetate (antioxidants), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract (anti-irritant), Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Oil (antioxidants), Butylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol (slip agents), Glyceryl Polymethacrylate, (film-forming agent), Xanthan Gum (thickener), Phenoxyethanol (preservative)

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Awesome
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This product is very promising! I really liked how it was not greasy. It felt great and I really think it started to make a difference on my face.

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Not Bad
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I used this moisturizer for a couple of days but I didn't see a difference in my dry skin. I didn't notice any difference in my fine lines.

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Finally Paula's Choice
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I wanted to try this brand for awhile and I finally received this product in my last box. So far I do love it. It is a little heavier than I thought it would be but it is still lightweight. Can't wait to see my 30 day results.

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Perfect moisture
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My skin can be really sensitive to moisturizers, breaking out or drying up, but this did neither and a little goes a long way. I've been on a missi on for a moisturizer and think my hunt is over .

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Good Moisturizer, but not sure it did much else
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I liked this moisturizer under my makeup but I'm not sure I saw any other benefits besides moisturized skin. Maybe if I had the full size and used it every day until it was gone I would see better results.

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Great product but not for me
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I love using more all natural products. This one was great, but I prefer to go a more natural route.

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Lovely product, great value
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I like this serum at least as much as ones I current use costing many times more (over $100!). I don't really rely too much on many of the claims these products make to reinvent my skin, so all I'm looking for is extra moisture and this serum delivers exactly that.

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Great Moisturizer !
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I have very sensitive skin, so usually cannot you products with retinol, but absolutely love this moisturizer! Not greasy, and doesn't irritate my skin.

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Good face cream
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I like this cream. Its not irritating to my skin and it goes on smoothly.

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Effective Moisturizer
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This moisturizer was effective - the one time I used it. The pump on my sample was broken and I didn't feel like messing around with it each time.

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