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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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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Good for oily skin
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Paula's Choice has some of my favorite skincare products. I have very oily skin and the Resist BHA 9 is a great exfoliator for my skin. I would have liked a bit larger sample to get 5 days use out of it.

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I'm not sure...
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I honestly didn't think the sample was large enough for me to get a real result. I didn't think the result that I got from the uses I was able to get out of the tiny sample were anything worth the price. I've still got redness and didn't notice much difference difference with my pores. Maybe I'd have a different opinion if I the sample were bigger and I'd been able to get more use of the product.

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BHA 9
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Seems like a good product. I think I would need to try it for a month or so to know if it was effective. Sample was very small so it's hard t review.

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Hmmm....
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Ive used it a couple times and I'm liking it so far. But we shall see.

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Didnt see a difference
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Used it on a blemish but did not see any significant results. Maybe just not the right product ingredient for my skin... I did not like the texture, its oily.

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Not for my skin type
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I think this might be better for someone younger...I'm past the acne stage, and I have combo skin, but on the dry side. I do have spots of hyper pigmentation so I gave it a go. Didn't really see a change at all, and I agree with other reviewers that there wasn't enough sample to be able to make any choice about its effectiveness.

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