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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So fresh and so clean
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Fantastic product! I loved how it left my skin feeling refreshed and clean. I notices that some blemishes healed a lot quicker than before using this product too.

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I love just about any product from Paula's choice skin care. I revive this at the perfect time since being out in the sun and using all the spf has got my skin kinda broken out. After using this for a week has got everything all cleared up

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Great alternative to harsher products
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My skin can handle regular old grocery store acne pads once a day for acne care, so I was kinda skeptical about this. I'm not going to throw away my cheapo salicylic acid pads, but this is a nice alternative to them. I am even considering having both around, because this just feels nice to put on and immediately makes my skin glow, whereas my grocery store brand makes my skin red at first!

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Liquid Exfoliant
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took me a few times of use to realize I love this product! It's sticky once it dries, but then after makeup is on, my skin looks amazing. Will buy this for sure!

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Great for skin smoothing
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While I don't have too many skin issues this product did a great job of smoothing my skin and cleaning up a few blemishes without irritating my skin.

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