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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Amazing product
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This product is one of the most amazing things I tried. It cleared out my skin in less than a week, and made it feel soft and smooth. After being amazed with the sample, I decided to buy the full size product and include it in my daily face care routine.

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Ehh
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It wasn't my favorite. Felt sorta greasy and didnt act with my skin as I expected. With that being said, everyone's skin ia different and this may just not be the right product for me.

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Be careful how much you use

I got this as a sample in the acne box. If you use with other acne products, be careful only to use just enough. It can be very drying. Since I have combination skin, i needed another toner to go with it and for the mornings. Only use it at night if you're cominbination like me. Otherwise I would recommend this product

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Freaking Amazing
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Having suffered breakouts and blotchy complexion for most of my life, being a redhead didn't help, this product works. Always a bit skeptical when trying a new product but this lived up to the name. Redness decreased significantly and breakouts too. This is now a must have product.

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Can't live without this
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This is the second full size bottle I've bought after receiving a sample. For some reason at 30, when the wrinkles started, so did some acne. This contains salicylic acid so it takes care of both in one step, plus it lightly moisturizes. This is a product that I will be using forever, unless I find something better, which I highly doubt because this is my favorite skin product! You need this, I promise!

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