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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 2,194 Reviews 2,194 Reviews
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Did not reduce milia

I had some milia and other bumps and I didn't notice that this did anything at all. The serum feels oily, but glides over the skin smoothly. But was ineffective.

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Imperfections Perfected
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The best blemish serum I've ever used.

My experience could fairly be called The Troubles. I've tried the gamut of products, from Neutrogena to Erno Lazlo. This serum works on blemishes, blackheads, redness and freckles.

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Not much of a difference for me
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Personally, I didn't notice much of a difference when using this product. I don't have severe acne by any means, but my face tends to breakout around those hormonal times of the month. I also spilled a bunch out of it (even though the tube was tiny), so that made me sad.

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Great!

I am really happy with this purchase. The formula is awesome and it works really well.

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Better than most!
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I've been using this nightly for a while now and it has definitely helped with my little white bumps around my chin that usually develop into bigger, painful acne. I did try it on the milia under my eyes but my skin got too dried out!
I've been trying so many different acne products over the years and it was nice to finally use something that made a difference.

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Love this!!
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Absolutely love this product! It helps with the little white bumps I get that are hard to get rid of. It has also faded acne marks on my face and blackheads are a thing of the past now with this! Highly recommend!

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Works on Milia
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I had bought this after sampling it awhile back for cystic like pimples that come up every once in awhile. A little goes a looong way with this stuff, so I had had a little tube of it for almost 2 years when I had a milia come up under my eye, I had never had one before and was about to head to my derm to have it removed! And then I figured I would try this; really not thinking it would work. BUT wow after using it twice the spot was gone.

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I found an off-label use for this

So I originally got this in hopes it would help with stubborn imperfections as advertised. No luck there. But I discovered it works GREAT for keeping ingrown hairs on my neck/chin at bay. That's what I have used it for for a couple years now. And I will also say that even though this product didn't work as advertised for me, I regularly use other Paula's Choice BHA products that definitely make a positive difference in my complexion.

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Always have it in my medicine cabinet
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Paula's Choice is one of those products that I keep stored in my medicine cabinet for acne surprises or tired eyes. It clears up blemishes overnight (usually) and it reduces bags under my eyes and fine lines I'm getting near my eyes.
It never leaves my skin oily or tight. It seems to cover all skin issues (acne, lines, bags, wrinkles, etc) so I highly recommend this catch all product!

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Great Product!!
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This product is amazing!!! Have been using a couple of weeks and can already see surface cleaning up of marks and lunes a little finer.. Goodbye Okay Hello BPA!!

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