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
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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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Pretty Nice Serum
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I am excited to add this product to my routine. It is easy to use and apply and pretty much does what it says. I just wish there was more!

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Mircale worker
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Although my face is not too much of a problem area for breakouts, I still have my issues. I received this amazing stuff in my Birchbox yesterday, used it last night, and when I woke up this morning I already noticed a difference. No question, I am going to splurge on a full size!

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Ok product
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Not very effective - I don't think I would use this again

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Just started
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Just started using it but so far so good on my sensitive skin.

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There is no marketing con here!
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This product claims to do amazing things... and boy did it! I have been so frustrated with my face and the breakouts form the stress I didn't know what to do. I asked for a Retin-A prescription, but will no longer be needing it! My face looks and feels amazing, and the issues have gone away much faster without drying me out.

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Love it
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This actually really works. I have sensitive skin. I was worried it would make my skin worse. When I woke up the next morning just after the first use, my skin felt the best that it has in a while. Everything hasn't completely vanished, but I can definitely see an improvement.

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Would love to try more
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I was excited to get this in my box, however the sample is so small it is hard to tell if the product is worthwhile or not. The sample was in a perfume sample vial - not helpful for trying a new face product.

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