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Paula’s Choice RESIST Barrier Repair Moisturizer with Retinol

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.

Paula’s Choice RESIST Barrier Repair Moisturizer with Retinol
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Ordered Full Size After Sample!
Purchased

My new (wife's)go to bed time routine. The sample triggered me to order the full size. Need a "daytime" Paula product now!

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Good not great
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I’ve been using this product morning and evening along with the Paula’s Choice serum for over a month. It feels a bit greasy at first but soaks into the skin nicely. My only complaint is it doesn’t seem to last and hold the moisturizing effect. I am in my 60’s and have normal to dry skin and the dryness is obvious in my T zone area after I apply foundation.

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The best face moisturizer I've used yet!
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After using this product for about a week my coworker started asking me what I was doing differently because my complexion looked great. This is my second full size purchase of this moisturizer.

5
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Love this, it rocks! Great to travel with or keep in your car/desk. Woohoo!

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Helps with fine wrinkles
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This seemed to help some with fine wrinkles after repeated use. Will probably buy.

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One Thing To Remember...........

Paulas Choice RESIST Barrier Repair Moisturizer has Retinol in it. Retinol can be drying. I know, that sounds counter intuitive, of what a moisturizer should be but, there are things you can do, to counter act, any dryness, this product does to your skin, if dryness is a factor. You can always layer another moisturizer over this one or, use a gel cream, water based moisturizer under it. I do both. Just don't use one with glycols or AHAs or another heavy hitting retinol. There are moisturizers that will work. You can even tap, a facial oil over top, after this moisturizer absorbs. I found Paulas Choice RESIST Barrier Repair an effective retinol moisturizer with minimal drying. Retinol helps builds collagen and thats what I'm after. I've used other Paulas Choice RESIST products and find, using other products from this line. For reference, I'm 57 with dry skin.

5
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Not very moisturizing, but appreciate product safety
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I chose this product because it was highly rated , Paula's Choice is a local company for me (Seattle), and they do a good job with ensuring there are no really bad ingredients in their products. But, it just hasn't proven that effective. Maybe that's a trade-off, not sure. It is not very moisturizing, and goes on more like a gel, rather than a lotion.

I also haven't seen huge results, but it's always hard to tell when you're looking at your face every day.

I will say that my friends say my skin looks great, so I would consider that a bonus.

Note: when you go to put the cap back on, it's easy to hit the pump and lose some of the product in the cap, so be sure you place the lid on it directly straight-on, no slipping it over the top at an angle.

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okay moisturizer
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IT DID it's job as a moisturizer but couldn't really see much difference in the wrinkle -fighting department. Goes on nicely.

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Dare to Repair

I love this moisturizer! I have liked a few products from this brand, but this one is great. It's really lightweight, which is perfect for summer. After a couple weeks of use, I noticed my skin evening out and a few of my sunspots getting lighter. There is a little Retinol in it so now I want to try something with a higher concentration. And the price is quite reasonable. A+

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Good

I like the way this makes my skin feel. It also doesn't have a strong smell so easy to use.

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