Paula’s Choice RESIST Intensive Wrinkle-Repair Retinol Serum

We’ve been searching for a way to help us cover up our skin sins of the past. (Beet-red sunburns, we’re looking at you.) Consider our search over: This retinol-enhanced antiaging serum is backed by solid science. Not only do the clinically tested ingredients zap wrinkles, age spots, and acne scars, but they also fade redness for silky, zenned-out skin.

Paula’s Choice RESIST Intensive Wrinkle-Repair Retinol Serum
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I got this product in a bonus sample pack. I love it! One little squirt is all you need. In my mid thirties (ewwww) with three, yes three, little boys I need all the help I can get maintaining my youthful glow. Or just looking human some days. This one actually works!!!! I know this is sounding cheesy, but oh so true. I was actually excited to get a second sample in my next bonus sample pack, and who is ever excited to get a repeat sample?

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good but thick
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i like this and feel it's effective and does what it says it will do, but i would be wary of this if you are prone to breakouts at all - it's very thick and i am convinced clogs my pores sometimes. i stick to using this around my eyes and on frown lines instead, where i won't be so prone to clogs. if you don't have acne-prone skin i'd say go for it!

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A must have!

I was a little apprehensive when first using this product. It feels greasy when you first put it on but it doesn't make your skin oily. At first I didn't see any obvious changes to my skin and out of laziness, I stopped using it for a few days. After which, I noticed my skin became duller. I started using it again and my skin glowed after a week of use. Just to experiment, I stopped applying it again for a few days and my skin became dull again. After repeating this "experiment" a third time, it became pretty obvious that my face loves this stuff. Whenever I use it continuously, it greatly improves my skin tone and removes any dullness. I also never get any acne when using it (I don't have a problem with acne but I do get the occasional pimple and whiteheads before using this.)
I can't say if it works for wrinkles at this point.

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Fantastic
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I really love this stuff. A tiny bit goes a long way. This stuff feels really amazing (though a little thick) when it comes out of the bottle, but my face always feels amazing the next morning. This is definitely on my list of "to buy" when my current stuff runs out!

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No difference
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Have been using this product for a while but have not seen any noticeable difference in my skin. Got it to work on the brown spots on my face, but they are still there. Also extremely greasy, even if a small amount is used.

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Wow! Love my sample - Great product, genius packaging!

I received a sample of Paula's Choice RESIST Intensive Wrinkle - Repair Retinol Serum as a bonus in December. I've used it several times since then (a little goes a long way). Instead of using this product at night, I apply it under a moisturizer before I put on any make-up. I really like the texture. I thought it would feel oily, but once applied it made my skin feel silky smooth.
I'm 46. so I do have age spots and some scars. I will continue to to use it until my sample is gone. I'd love to be able to amend my review especially if I find my spots and scars fading. I would definitely buy the full-sized product. I guess my money would have to do my talking.

As an aside, Birchbox samples have the best packaging! I've gotten items in pretty boxes, glass vials, spritzers...but so far this item has been the most fun. What looks like the cap twists to pop up the pump - very James Bond!

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Nice Product
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I was a bit apprehensive to use this product given
the oily yet silky texture ( I have super oily skin). I was
pleasantly surprised that it didn't make my skin oilier and
my face felt softer after use. I would recommend this product.

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Smooth
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This formula goes on easily and smoothly. It absorbs pretty quickly. I usually put a face lotion on over it after its had time to absorb completely. It doesn't really make me greasy but, I find it is best to put on overnight.

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Good, not great
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I bought the full size and used it for about 6 weeks. I didn't notice real results. I only have some fine lines, so maybe that's why I didn't notice any wrinkle reduction.

I did, however, enjoy how it made my skin feel (not greasy) and gave me a glow for the day.

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my mother liked this product.
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I was a bit surprized to see this sample in my box cuz it is not applying to my characteristics and samples preference. But i gave it to my mom and she used it daily for about two weeks, applying it under the make up.

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