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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Might be good
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This might be good but the sample size was too small to give me an idea.

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Inconclusive results
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I felt that the sample size was too small to say for sure, but I could see where this product would have real promise. I had a nice red zit that I placed some of this product on at night, and the next morning it was pretty much gone. I am planning on purchasing the full size of the product to give it a full chance. It is a bit pricey, but I feel like it will probably last for a long time.

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ok
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The scent was okay, It was just not for me, but was able to give to someone who did like it

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A miracle?
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After a certain price point, you expect a product to really perform. This one let me down. Not any different than my drug store solution. Maybe the sample size had something to do with that but according to the product itself, the sample should have sufficed. No magic here.

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Really small sample
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From what I could tell of the minuscule amount provided as a sample, I think this is an effective product. But I have others that I like better or just as much. But seriously, this sample size was the same as getting foil packets..

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Wish it was a bigger sample
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I barely got 4 uses from the sample. It didn't make my skin worse, but I honestly didn't notice much improvement, either.
I hesitate to spend so much on a product without more of a sense of the effectiveness.

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Much too small of a sample
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As someone who struggles with breakouts I was excited to see what this would do, but I can't say too much due to the small sample size. I have breakouts on different areas that are all a little different. I was really only able to treat one area at a time, and couldn't use it long enough to see a lasting result. I had one bad zit on my chin that seemed to reduce in size after one night, but that is all the result I saw. Overall I can't determine if it would be worth the high price, so I won;t commit to buying.

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Paula's choice, not for me
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I used the sample in areas where I am prone to oiliness & acne. The consistency was kind of oily but figured with the salicylic acid that it would be fine. However less than 2 days later I had blooming pimples on my chin & nose. Prior to using it my skin was clear so I was not a happy camper. Perhaps if the sample was bigger I'd give it a 2nd chance in different areas. Think I will just stick with my current product, especially for the price.

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nice
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i like the idea of this stuff but i think the sample size is to small to see how well it will work.

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Too small
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this sample product was tiny there was no way for me to tell if it was effective. the only thing i know is although it was oily it didn't break me out and it didn't have a strong smell

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