Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant

You can think of BHA as salicylic acid’'s dapper nom de plume. (The two ingredients are one and the same.) Whatever you call it, BHA is a clinically proven blemish-buster with the added bonus of increasing collagen production for smoother skin. Not only that, but it'’s the powerhouse ingredient behind this nonirritating liquid. The formula works to calm redness and rosacea and is strong enough to dislodge the most stubborn blackheads and degrease pores down to their oiliest depths. While BHA is the star on the antiacne and antibacterial front, green tea extract helps soothe skin with reparative antioxidants.

Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant
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I had never tried a liquid exfoliant before but what the heck, it was in the box and I'm so happy I gave it a chance. I just bought the full size because it's become part of my routine. I had enlarged pores on/around my nose, oily t-zone, tendency to have occasional acne, and uneven skin tone. Sometimes I would have dry, flaky areas too. Using this exfoliant has improved every single one of those problems without causing any sensitivity. It's had an almost "airbrushing" effect on my 39 year old skin. My skin is softer, clearer, less oily, more even-toned and my pores appear much smaller than before. Thank you Birchbox for introducing me to it!

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I have somewhat sensitive skin that dries out very quickly, so I was a little wary of this product. After trying it I was very pleased, though! It was gentle on my skin but still helped clean up blackheads. I've also dabbed some on a cotton ball and held it to blemishes to help get rid of them faster. It seems to help.
It doesn't leave my face dry or red like many salicylic acid products do, but it does give me all the benefits I miss from them.

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Glowing Skin

I love this product and credit it to finally resolving my acne. I still was having some breakouts here and there. I received this in my sample box and my husband noticed how glowing and smooth my skin was. His response? "Buy a bottle of that stuff immediately." I'm in 30's and have used accutane twice. I use this product all over my neck and face. Its clean, smooth & silky. Just a little bit goes a long way.

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Amazing
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I was able to eliminate close to three acne products with this one item. My face cleansing routine is so much shorter and my skin is really improving (have on and off acne issues and have combination skin). I will most certainly be purchasing this item when this runs out - and a little goes a long way. Just a few drops rubbed between your fingers and patted into my skin.

Seems like my black heads are easily removed and my skin is less prone to break outs. Amazing product.

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It actually works
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I was skeptical, but used this on my freshly-washed face and woke up to a more evenly toned complexion and no trace of a pimple. Doesnt leave a residue. Maybe its my imagination, but I think it actually worked well!

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In love
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I normally would not buy something this expensive. But I love, love, love this! It makes my skin feel great and fingers crossed I have not had a break out since I started using it.

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Great for even skin tones
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I have many tones on my face-dark under eyes, red cheeks and pale surrounding skin. This product made my skin tone really even and made my skin feel so light and clean. I loved looking at the cotton ball to see how much dirt it pulled from my face AFTER I cleaned it! I will be buying this product full size.

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Amazing
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This stuff is amazing. I've been using it for almost one week. And my face looks smooth like it's been airbrushed. Still not perfect like the magazines, but I think it's about 96%. I have tons of pores and blackheads and pimples. Now they're almost gone. It did dry out my face a little and feels a bit sensitive but nothing crazy like the other stuff. Just amazing!!! I can't even describe how I feel about my face now. I love it!

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Soft skin but not for stubborn acne

I tried this product twice a day for three weeks. My skin was definitely softer and smoother and old scars seemed to fade; however it did not do much for my stubborn acne (acne that in the past needed maximum benzoyl peroxide to manage). The product leaves a sticky feeling behind but I used day or evening moisturizer afterwards to help. I also noticed that sometimes I felt a tingling sensation (irritating sensation) around the sensitive areas above my lip and around my nose.

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Great everyday toner!
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Paula's Choice has some great products for every skin type. After getting a facial in Beverly Hills, the aesthetician recommended this line and Im glad she did. This toner really takes away the grime and dirt on your face and gives you a nice clean feeling that you get after a facial or mask. Great product.

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