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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 2,193 Reviews 2,193 Reviews
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Verdict still out
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I've used the product for 5 nights as an all over treatment. I have not seen a significant change in the imperfections. I do feel a "smoother" texture on my face. Not sure if it is due to this product or the other samples that I've integrated into my regimen.

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Great product
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This is a really nice product and does what it says it will do! I highly recommend it.

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Confusing product
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I expected this to sting a bit upon application, but it didn't. I suppose the product was somewhat effective? My skin would look a bit better the next morning, but it would also be more shiny/oily than usual, too.

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Possibly the size
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I tried this sample, and honestly couldn't get a reading on it. It was very thick, and seemed like it would be the type of product that would stay on over night and really work. I applied it to my problem areas (cheeks, nose, forehead) and didn't really see a difference after about 5 times, and speaking of 5 times, that is about all that was allotted in the SUPER SMALL sample size. So I am thinking that maybe if the sample size was larger, and could try it for a full week or two, I might have a different opinion, however, the sample size did not leave me wanting more.

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Works for skin discoloration.
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I have some skin discoloration on my nose and have been using this product on that area for a week now. I see some improvement and am hoping after continued use it will improve even more. It definitely should be used at night because of the consistency. It's a little oily/thick once applied.

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Amazing
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Never heard of this product until i received a sample. A little goes a long way. Used it at night on some stubborn sports and the next morning they were practically gone. Wish it wasn't so expensive. But worth buying.

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Small
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It seems like a great product but the tube is so small that I dont get long term use - maybe one or two. I feel this product would have had a better chance if it was given at a bigger amount.

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Interesting product
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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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