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Keep oil at bay with Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Oil-Absorbing Mask.

Paula's Choice

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Sometimes we wish we could go back in time and warn our younger selves about roasting in the sun (or worse, spending time in a tanning bed). While we’re no Marty McFly, we can still work to repair skin from past discretions, as well as shield it from future sun damage. This lightweight moisturizer from Paula’s Choice does just that: It reduces the appearance of fine lines and discoloration, repairs and firms, and protects against harmful UVA/UVB rays. Your future self can expect a beautiful, youthful glow.

How it Works

Ideal for combination to oily skin, this gentle mineral-based formula contains pure, refined zinc oxide for broad-spectrum protection from the sun without triggering breakouts. Potent antioxidants repair and stimulate collagen production, resulting in firmer skin with fewer fine lines, wrinkles, and spots. And forget the white cast that some moisturizers can leave behind—this lotion has a complexion-enhancing tint that works on most skin tones. Gentle enough for use around the delicate eye area.

How to Use

After cleansing and moisturizing, apply liberally to face, eye area, and neck at least 15 minutes before sun exposure. Make sure to reapply product at least every two hours if skin is exposed to sun. The lotion’s sheer tint allows makeup to go on smoothly, so feel free to skip your primer.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Great product!!

This product gives your skin a wonderful look and feel. And protects against sun damage. Love it and all of Paula's Choice products.

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I have been using Paula's (Paula Begoun) Choice products for years after reading her Cosmetic Cop articles. Moisturizer goes on light. Easy to wear. Doesn't sweat off. The Best!

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Love this

I've been using Paula's Choice for several years now and I was using a different product of theirs that I liked well enough...but after trying this it's my new favorite. It has a slight tint that counteracts the white cast that sunscreens can give. I have ivory toned skin and find that the tint blends flawlessly. This product does not sting around the eye area as some sunscreen products do for me. Sometimes I wish it offered oil control as it does go on matte but I find I still get shiny unless I dab a shine control primer over the top....but I have very oily skin. I love to put this on my decolletage area as it gives a nice sheen. Very happy, I will order again and again.

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Great for summer or oily skin

I bought without a sample because I thought it sounded good for me. With the winter weather I do need a little moisturizer in addition but this will be perfect for summer when my skin is more oily. And it has a light tint so with a little powder ill be ready to go!

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