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 2,173 Reviews 2,173 Reviews
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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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Pretty oily
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I put it on my eyes for wrinkle damage. But I guess I will have to wait to know if its effective.

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Great
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II already use Paula's Choice 1% BHA as part of my daily routine. I'm so excited Birchbox is carrying this brand now! I don't get many breakouts but I have tried the spot treatment on my blackheads. It definitely shrinks pores and is very effective in a short amount of time. Since the 1%BHA is keeping my skin lookig pretty good, I don't think I will be needing the spot treatment.

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Ineffective?
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I was very curious to try this unscented and oily serum, and was disappointed that I don't really feel that it made a difference in my skin. Maybe just a few tries is not enough for it to be effective?

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Not much to sample
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How can I tell if this product can correct problems when the sample is so tiny??? I think I might have liked it, but the price is too high to take the gamble on a full size purchase.

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super small sample
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I think this product could be good, but the sample was so small it's hard to get a good read on it. Works for what I had at least.

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Zit blaster!
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Holy cow, this stuff is AMAZING! I get stubborn blackheads that just won't quit and develop into larger blemishes if I'm not careful. After I received the sample in my monthly box and tried it a few nights in a row, I simply HAD to buy it because it does what it says it'll do - it has diminished red marks from old breakouts and blasts through blemishes and blackheads like nobody's business. It feels a little tingly after application and takes quite a while to dry (I'm sure why they suggest using only at night), but wow does it work. Woke up the first morning after using it and my blemishes were half the size of what they were the night before, if not smaller. Cleared up within 3 days. Red marks from old breakouts lightened. And amazingly, did not irritate my extremely sensitive and dermatitis-prone skin. Definitely my new zit blaster of choice!

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Worked for me
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I tried this product on my trouble spots and it worked quickly. My skin is looking great and this product didnt dry my skin like other acne products do.

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Not for my skin
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This probably helped clear up blemishes a tad but mostly it dried out my skin. My skin does not respond well to traditional blemish treatment so this was not much of a surprise. Another thing that bothered me was the warning on the packaging saying that women should ask their doctor about it if they are pregnant or nursing.

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