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 have oily skin proned to break outs with lots of scaring and black head issues. THis product worked wonders on me. It made a HUGE difference in my scaring and never once clogged my pours like I thought it would. It even helped with my blemishes that popped up while using it. Now that my sample is gone im realizing just how much I miss is!

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Didn't Work!!
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I was really excited about this product, I've struggled with acne type imperfections my whole life. Now in my 30's it's not so pretty anymore. I used this for a week, just a pea sized amount as directed and now folks, I have more white bumps and blemishes then I did to start with!! Not happy. It seemed to bring all my blackheads to the surface and make them visible. Not cool. I'll stick with my old regiment. And keep looking for something new.

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Imperfections
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I've only been using this product for about two weeks and have seen a very small difference in my problem areas. After a month or so I think it should yield some good resuls

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Larger sample size needed
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The title of my review says it all...there wasn't enough of a sample to really get a good feel for this product.

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Didn't see any difference...
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I used this product everyday for about a week or so on my blemishes and dark spots, and honestly, I didn't see a difference. It didn't get rid of my blemishes or lighten the dark spots. It didn't dry up my skin though, so that's nice.

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Where has this been all my life?
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I have blemish-prone, oily skin. I have tried every product on the market it seems... But I hadn't tried this. Wow. To those who stated that the sample size wasn't big enough, I have to disagree. I have used it as a spot-treatment (and my face has a lot of spots!) for the last week and a half or so, each night, and still have about 1/2 the sample left. In that time I have seen a reduction in acne scarring, decrease in enlarged pores, and significant healing improvement on existing blemishes. Acne that would usually take a week + to heal, is healed in 3 days or less with this product. I was bummed to see that I had to join the wait-list, when I'm ready to purchase the full size now; however, it will be worth the wait.

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It was OK
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I have been trying this on my blemishes and I feel like it was somewhat effective. I put it on one blemish and it went away within a day but then I also put it on another in a nearby place and it is slowly going away. Its been 3 days and not much has happened. I thought this product was supposed to help stubborn blemishes but I think it helped for light blemishes here and there.

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Broke me out
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I was excited to try this because it said that it would diminish pores and help clear up skin. I applied this for about a week over my regular skin care routine. It did seem to help lighten up the dark spots but I broke out into cystic acne all over my face. Maybe this works for other people but I wouldn't buy it. I also don't like that it has pg in it either.

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OMG WOW!
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I used this for the first time last night. I've been having some really awful breakouts in the chin area that have left me using tons of cover-up and powder. Last night I went through the usual routine of washing my face, etc and at the end I put this product on my blemishes. this morning I woke up and was amazed. Not all of the problem area was gone, mind you, but I was amazed with how much better my skin looked. Birchbox is out of stock of this right now, but as soon as it's back it's being purchased.

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Works well
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The product did exactly what is says for the most part. It did leave my skin a little dry and irritated but I do have very sensitive skin and I used it as a spot treatment to the irritation was very minimal.

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