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Paula's Choice RESIST BHA 9 for Stubborn Imperfections

Some imperfections are endearing (think: Lauren Hutton's famous smile), but there are certain flaws we’d prefer to keep under wraps. Lucky for us, Paula’s Choice RESIST BHA 9 for Stubborn Imperfections tackles acne scars, rosacea, wrinkles, blemishes, and so much more.

Paula's Choice RESIST BHA 9 for Stubborn Imperfections
3.7 out of 5 stars, based on 2,194 Reviews 2,194 Reviews
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Not for me.
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I have very average skin. This product is not for me.

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Not as thick as I'd hoped
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For a serum, I thought this was too runny. It made it difficult to apply. If I put it on my hands first, it seeped between my fingers. If I applied it directly to my face, I had to catch it quickly before it ran right off.

Also, I did not enjoy the smell. My first instinct was that it was a smoky smell. Just not for me.

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Wished it worked
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I used this nightly from the time I received the sample and waited to write my review, hoping the product worked for me. Unfortunately, I didn't notice a difference on the two problem areas I treated. On the up side, a little bit of this goes a long way.

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How would you know?
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I've been using my sample religiously on a problem spot and see zero difference. If the product really works, then a sample this size is not going to do it justice.

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Not useful, especially for price
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I did not find this effective or useful for the price.

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Did not see any results
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I have one acne scar on my cheek that is extremely annoying and won't go away even though its been several months. I used a tiny dab from the small sample every night since I received my box and haven't noticed any change or lightening in the scar. Disappointed.

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Not the best sample
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This sample didn't come with a lot of instruction and I really didn't know what to use it for. It's supposed to help with spots, but seems to have too broad of a usage.

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Not effective
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I tried this on a bump and a few blemishes. It didn't do anything. On the other hand, it wasn't as irritating as over the counter products with a lower amount of the active ingredient. I wonder whether the vehicle was effective in delivering the active ingredient.

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Didn't work for me
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I have roseacea and used the sample for three days straight and it didn't do anything. Redness and bumps were still there. Darn...I was hoping for a miracle.

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Didn't work for me
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I really wished this had worked for me. Lately I have these blemishes that are deep, hurt and don't completely go away. They keep coming back. After 4 nights of spot treatment, I didn't notice any change.

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