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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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My sensitive skin loved this lightweight lotion. It didn't irritate my skin at all, no redness, no breakouts. If anything I found it really soothing and calming especially in my redness prone areas. I will definitely be buying this.

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I've been using along wth the cleanser and toner from this line. It's been a few weeks now and I've actually noticed a change. I could see this being part of my long term skin care routine.

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I received a sample of this product months ago. It is so light weight and only takes a small amount. It does not cause breakouts, and is not a heavy moisturizer. Will buy again.

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a little goes a long way
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This product goes on very smooth and I only need one pump to moisturize my whole face. I haven't used it enough to know if my fine lines are fading yet.

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so far so good
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I have had it for about a week and so far I like it. I am hoping it will replace my wrinkle fighting lotion I had and reduce the wrinkles even more.

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Love it
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This is probably the best moisturizer I've ever used! Keeps my skin looking beautiful. Doesn't clog my pores and doesn't make me break out. I've gotten so many compliments about how great my skin looks and I tell them it's all because of this moisturizer

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love love love it
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First let me start off my saying I LOVE IT!
Seriously I work in a medical grade day spa and I love this product more than our $120 moisturizers with retinol. My complexion has changed so much in the past 4 weeks. It can cause dryness and peeling but the outcome is worth it!

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Light, Perfect, Does Not Break Me Out
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My skin is pretty sensitive to moisturizers (I think fatty alcohols cause breakouts). This is a perfect moisturizer for normal skin since it goes on light but moisturizes nicely! Would definitely recommend.

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Amazing difference in my skin - great stuff
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I have been looking at Paula's choice products for a while and decided to give this a try. I'm so glad I did. I have dry skin with laugh lines around my eyes. I started using this cream morning and night as part of my regular routine and I notice a huge improvement in my skin tone and my fine lines pretty much disappeared. Since this does not contain SPF, I make sure to wear a foundation with SPF over it.

With the great improvement in skin tone and the decrease in the lines around my eyes, I'll be buying this product for years to come.

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Great Go-To product
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I have tried so many moisturizers- the most recent before this was Stri-Vectin...huge disappointment.

When I tried this sample, I fell in love. I have noticed such a big difference in my skin. My once deep laughter lines are now a thing of the past. Purchasing the full size is a must.

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