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Prep pores for this serum by scrubbing down with Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant.

Paula’s Choice RESIST Intensive Wrinkle-Repair Retinol Serum

$42.00 Ships Free
1 oz

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$42.00

Can’t get enough of Paula's Choice? We feel you. For a limited time, get a free Paula’s Choice RESIST Intensive Wrinkle-Repair Retinol Serum deluxe sample with qualifying $35+ purchase of any full-size product(s) from the Birchbox Shop. Use code: RETINOL at checkout.

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If you've been looking to diguise your skin sins of the past, this retinol-enhanced anti-aging serum backed by science will end your search. Not only do its clinically tested ingredients zap wrinkles, age spots, and acne scars, but they also fade redness for silky, zenned-out skin.The fragrance-free formula starts working immediately to reverse the effects of sun damage and Father Time by releasing a patented blend of retinol (stabilized for high performance), wrinkle-resisting antioxidants, and proven skin-soothers. You're left with a clear, smooth complexion.

How to Use

Before bed, gently smooth a few drops into clean, dry skin. Safe for the eye area, too.

Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethiconol (silicone slip agents/suspending agents), Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate (skin-conditioning agent), Dicaprylyl Carbonate (emollient), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (skin-repairing ingredient), Phenyl Trimethicone (silicone slip agent), Squalane (emollient), Bisabolol (anti-irritant), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (stabilized vitamin C/antioxidant), Retinol (cell-communicating ingredient/antioxidant), Tocotrienols (vitamin E-based antioxidant), Tocopherol (vitamin E/antioxidant), Lecithin (cell-communicating ingredient), Laminaria Ochroleuca (Kelp) Extract (anti-irritant), Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Oil (anti-irritant), Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil (skin-repairing ingredient), Stearyl Glycyrrhetinate (licorice-derived anti-irritant), Hexylene Glycol (slip agent), Caprylyl Glycol (emollient), Ethylhexylglycerin (skin-conditioning agent), Phenoxyethanol (preservative).

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purchasing for the third time...that good.

If you don't know about Paula's Choice, you are missing out. Her story began when she took it upon herself to analyze and "grade" as many professional skin products as she possibly could and publish a book "Don't Go the the Cosmetics Counter Without Me!" I got it from my sister for a holiday gift. Paula was strict-she outlawed anything that came in a "jar", told you when a product was poorly packaged (like if it allowed sunlight to get through and destroy ingredients) and gave only those products that were both incredibly effective and accurately priced (not overpriced) her high ratings. I went through my products and threw half of them away. At some point, Paula threw up her hands and developed her own line, Paula's Choice. There are some incredible, affordable, amazing products in this line. The acne kit resurfaced my skin to the point that I get compliments and asked "what do you use" every week of my life. This particular product is one of the TOP of all tops. It had a packaging issue that has now been resolved. I love the way it feels on my face, and I feel a true, remarkable difference using it. I put it on my arm where I had scarring and it helped that too! I also love her BHA 2% gel. Like a salicylic toner that you don't swipe on, you glide on and it stays there, to kill any impending pimples. So many amazing products, this one being a personal favorite, you'll find yourself trying more than one, and it won't break the bank! Thanks Paula!

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LOOOOVE!!!
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I love love love this serum!!! Made my skin feel silky soft, did not cause breakouts and I could see the difference in a week!!!

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Amazing Serum

I had wanted to try this for a while before it showed up in a Mystery Sample pack from Birchbox, and it did not disappoint at all. I love how it goes on and leaves my skin feeling like velvet. I'm definitely going to buy it in one of my next Birchbox purchases this summer. I think it's my favorite anti-aging product.

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I have done extensive research on wrinkle creams. I'm 56 and I think I've tried everything out there. I've had this for several months and didn't want to write a review until I had used up the bottle.
It's AMAZING. I'm so glad I don't have to look for any more wrinkle stuff anymore. The search is over.
My skin has never looked better!

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Didn't do much and actually I think it irritated my skin
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I read the great reviews and tried this, but was displeased. It didn't do much and I actually find it irritating - however I do have sensitive skin so it could just have been my skin's reaction to the product. I think my prescription strength retin-a is better though and will stick with that.

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