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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this product i felt worked as described but my skin is not severe enough for me to need to keep this in my regimen. If one day i felt the need for a product like this i would come back to this brand.

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Truly Excellent Spot Treatment
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I was blown away by the effectiveness and gentleness of this product. It made both small whiteheads and larger, cystic blemishes disappear within a few nights treatment, and after only one application, I noticed a distinct decrease in the redness around the spots. I did apply a thin layer to a few areas affected by blackheads, and I think it would work after multiple applications, but I wanted to save my sample.

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Opens the pores & softens skin
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I have used this product on my blemishes since receiving it in my Birchbox and I LOVE the results I get the next morning. It also lasts for a good while.

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amazing!
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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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