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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. With blemish-busting and collagen-producing properties, it gives you clear skin as the powerhouse ingredient in this liquid exfoliant. The formula works to dislodge the most stubborn blackheads and degrease pores down to their oiliest depths. But, don't worry, it's also gentle enough to calm rosacea and soothe skin with green tea extract's 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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Good Product
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I like that it is blemish and collagen assisting. It is also for those stubborn areas around the chin and nose. It was gentle and I did not get a rash.

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Great Product
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While this seems to be less of an exfoliant and more like a toner, I've added this to my skincare regiment. It leaves skin glowing! I definitely notice a difference when I don't use the product.

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it's alright
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this didn't break me out but it also didn't improve much. but I have sensitive skin which this didn't irritate so that is good

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LOVE my skin
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I love this product so much I bought a full sized version. I love the feel of my skin after using it. I'm in my mid-thirties and starting to obsess about all of the changes happening to my face. This makes me feel like I have a glow and the feel of my skin is much softer.

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Really in love with this product. I was sampled it in an extra pack and had to purchase the full size. Definitely can see a difference in blemishes and bumps. My skin looks flawless. I would highly recommend this product to anyone struggling with light acne.

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