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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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
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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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My whole family loves using Paula's Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant. It really keeps all of our skin clear and blemish free.

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Curious about long-term use

I received a sample of this product and finally got around to using it. My skin is typically extremely dry, occasional hormonal acne and I have under-eye wrinkles starting to form thanks to all those all-nighters I pulled in college. I gave this product a try and first off, it super burned in a pretty random patch on my cheek, but was just fine everywhere else. Once it dried a short while later, I applied my daily makeup and went on about my day. Later that night when I washed my face, I used the product again (and again it burned intensely in that one small patch), and went on to bed. The next morning my face felt glorious! It was smooth, my skin felt much clearer, and the lines under my eyes weren't so prominent. I think I'm probably going to continue using this in my nighttime routine, but I'm curious to see how this fares over the course of the sample's lifespan. Aside from the small fire it lights on my cheek, I'm enjoying this product very much.

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Great product and will definitely purchase more. Skin is soft and hydrated. I use it in my morning and night routine

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Fantastic!
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I have tried many different face creams, but never had anything like this before. I am 60 years old, I put a drop of this on my skin and all coloration's just seam to disappear and my skin looks rosy and refreshed. I loved it so much I ordered it on Amazon, same price, I didn't realize I could re-order from Birch Box-which I will be sure to do for any other products i buy.

Birch Box rocks! It is so much fum-even if I don't use everything, I always find one thing that is wonderful. It's worth it!

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pretty good product
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I use this to control the occasional breakouts on my mature skin...neck chest and face. It works. The full size is not the best at dispensing product but it will do.

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