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Your daily skincare routine’s not over just yet. After using this cleanser, follow with a healing dose of Paula’s Choice RESIST Advanced Replenishing Toner.

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We’re all about self-acceptance, but instead of just living with complexion annoyances, we’re turning to Paula’s Choice RESIST Optimal Results Hydrating Cleanser to fight back. The lightweight formula gently whisks away the day (and night), while it works over time to correct discoloration and blemishes, preserve skin’s moisture balance, and fight wrinkles.

How it Works

A cocktail of potent active ingredients works to even skin tone and reduce the signs of aging, while leaving your skin feeling clean and smooth. Naturally calming ingredients like green tea and chamomile help fight the signs of aging by soothing, preserving, and reinforcing skin's natural barrier during the cleansing process. Formulated for normal to very dry skin.

How to Use

Massage a nickel-sized amount of cleanser into damp skin for 30 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Water, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (emollient thickener), Decyl Glucoside (cleansing agent), Glycerin (skin-identical ingredient), PEG-20 Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate (cleansing agent/emulsifier), PPG-20 Methyl Glucose Ether, Methyl Gluceth-20 (skin-conditioning agents),Glyceryl Stearate, Stearyl Alcohol (thickeners), Polyacrylamide (binding agent), Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract (antioxidant), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract (soothing agent), Sapindus Mukurossi (Soapberry) Peel Extract (foaming agent), Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate (cleansing agent), C13-14 Isoparaffin (thickener), Laureth-7 (emulsifier), Xanthan Gum (thickener), Disodium EDTA (chelating agent), Citric Acid (pH adjuster), Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol (preservatives).

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

loved it!

this product worked well for my skin type. it cleaned and removed dirt and excess makeup! it is perfect after a night out!

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complete mess

The rating is so low because I have not been able to adequately try the product without a complete mess in doing so. First bottle was missing the pump and leaked over everything. Replacement bottle was cracked and leaked over everything. very disappointing.

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soothing

I have stress acne and this definitely works to make my skin feel relaxed and refreshed. It works with your skin rather than fights against it.

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Love

I love this cleanser. Makes my skin glow and pores appear smaller! I will definitely purchase again in the future.

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Great cleanser for the price

This is a good cleanser for normal to dry skin. I have only used it in the mornings so I can't attest to its makeup removal capabilities. I have tried several Paula's Choice cleansers and have yet to be blown away.

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Saw (and felt) results immediately!

Despite its rich and creamy texture, this cleanser leaves your skin feeling very clean but not dehydrated. It is a pleasure to wash my face each time I use it. After one day my skin felt more hydrated. After a week, my pores are much smaller and skin is more even-toned.

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Good, but not great for dry skin

I like this cleanser and think it's effective, but I need a more hydrating cleanser for my dry skin. This didn't cause any irritation, though.

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