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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 2,191 Reviews 2,191 Reviews
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It was great that this didn't cause me to break out! It also was light, a little tacky but it still worked. It left my face smooth and evened my tone!

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Pretty good
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This product does leave my face feeling very moisturized and soft but I did not see a huge difference in the small blemish I put it on.

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Too Small
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This sample is too small to be able to rate effectiveness. Products like this work over time, not 1-2 uses.

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Subtle differences, but not much
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I tried this sample, and while there was some improvements with acne marks and redness, it wasn't so noticeable for me to buy the full size.

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Nice but not much change
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I really liked how this product felt when I applied it to my skin, it did not irrigate my skin at all, but I didn't think it helped my face or help with any blemishes or closing pours. I would really LOVE a product that reduces pore size.

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Eh
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I tried this but didn't really see any results. I don't think it's effective.

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Amazing
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This stuff really worked!! My face broke out the first night I used it, but after that it worked wonders!

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Had high hopes...
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I love Paula's Choice products. I have extremely clog/acne prone skin that's also very oily. My skin is pretty much clear but it takes work (even at 27 years of age) to keep it that way. I had a few clogged pores and when I received this product, I thought the sample was tiny but I tried it out. Oops. After two nights, the clogged pores turned into blackheads and around them CYSTIC ZITS cropped up, one on my cheek and one right by my nose. I never got cystic acne in these spots before.

This stuff also feels tacky, drippy, and dried out my skin horribly. Not sure how it could turn my skin to a flaky mess AND make giant cystic acne form in areas free from any clogged or inflamed pores.... but this is a disaster. And... never again will I try a new skin product a week away from an important trip.

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It works!
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I tried it, four nights in a row, and could notice a difference in certain troublesome areas. My complexion definitely looks better. Plan to purchase it for sure!

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Really great product
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I noticed a difference in acne spots the first time I used this. Will definitely be purchasing this product when my sample runs out.

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