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For skin emergencies, add this all-purpose spot corrector to your arsenal: Paula’s Choice RESIST BHA 9 for Stubborn Imperfections.

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We’re all about slowing down the signs of aging, but we’re not going to stop living in the process. This serum goes on easily and absorbs quickly, so you don’t have to miss a beat. The state-of-the-art formula addresses multiple issues that cause skin to look older (redness, wrinkles, age spots) while it reduces inflammation and visible effects of sun damage—and it does so without retinol, which can upset sensitive skin.

How it Works

Vitamin C works in tandem with other powerful antioxidants in a silk base to protect, hydrate, repair, and fight unwelcome lines and wrinkles. It’s 100 percent fragrance- and colarant-free, and contains anti-irritants to soothe skin and reduce inflammation. Works on all skin types, but is ideal for normal to dry or combination skin.

How to Use

Morning and night, smooth a few drops onto clean, dry skin (and don’t forget the eye area). Works great under makeup too.

Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Polysorbate 20 (emulsifier), Polysilicone-11, Lauryl PEG-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Hyaluronic Acid, Resveratrol (antioxidant), Niacinamide, Quercetin, Adenosine, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Tocopherol, Phospholipids, Ubiquinone, Epigallocatechin Gallate, Sea Whip Extract, Bisabolol, Beta Glucan, Phytic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Good product

I've only used this serum a couple of times, but so far it seems like a good product. I didn't notice any immediate effect, but it goes on nicely and is absorbed quickly.

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Not sure if it made a difference

I liked the consistency, but I'm not sure whether I really saw a difference in compared to other eye serums. I wish it had a bit more moisture.

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Love it!!!
Purchased

I received the sample, and immediately bought the full size version. The consistency of this product is amazing!! When it's first applied t may seem a little oily, but within 5 minutes or less, the serum seeps in and your face is no longer shiny. I love everything about it, and I would like to think that I've noticed small improvements in my skin.

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Amazing
Purchased

I love this product. I used to order it from the brand website and I'm so glad it's on Birchbox. I ordered two in my last order. Love the texture, and love the results.

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Really like!
Purchased

I really like how this makes my skin feel. I use it at night & when I wake up my skin is very soft.

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Love, Love, Love!

I absolutely love this product. I was a little hesitant at first because it looks and feels like a thick oil, however after it is applied it soaks right in. I am cautious of products I use on my face as I have extremely sensitive skin and anything oily will make me breakout. I have not had a single bump since I started using it. This is definitely a great find and I will continue to use it!

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wish for a larger sample

I really loved the way this went on my skin. It is extremely smooth and silky. My skin felt nourished after using it but I don't know how big a difference it made because the sample was so tiny.

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Changed My Skin in a Great Way!
Purchased

I first received a sample of the serum a couple of months back. As soon as I used up the sample tube, I immediately ordered a full-sized version, and let me tell you, I am not sorry! It has changed the texture of my skin in a wonderful way. The skin around my eyes is smoother and my skin in general is more supple and glowing. I have sensitive, oily skin and tend to break out easily, but the serum is so gentle, yet effective, that I haven't seen a breakout since shortly after I started using this. If you have skin like mine (oily, acne-prone, sensitive, and starting to show signs of aging) give this product a shot!

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Accidentally in love!
Purchased

I actually meant to purchase the ultra light resist serum but accidentally purchased this instead. But thank goodness I made that mistake because I love this serum! It feels really good on the skin, super moisturizing, and non-irritating. After a few days of using it night and day (and under make-up), my skin feels smoother and looks more evenly toned.

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Love this product!

I started using Paula's Choice serum under my eyes when I got it in my Birchbox a few months ago. I love this product, and can really tell a difference in my skin texture.

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