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Paula's Choice RESIST Ultra-Light Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum

We love ourselves a vigorous antiaging cream, but here’s the rub: They tend to be a tad on the greasy side and rarely take oily skin into consideration. Not so with this ultralightweight serum from Paula’s Choice. The water-based formula is designed especially for oily, enlarged pores and is also suitable for use around the eyes. Not only does it come loaded with clinically proven antioxidants for a smooth, matte look that minimizes the appearance of pores, but it targets wrinkles without retinol, which can upset oily skin.

Paula's Choice RESIST Ultra-Light Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum
3.7 out of 5 stars, based on 1,274 Reviews 1,274 Reviews
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I liked the fresh feeling I got when applying it but I wasn't completely sold on the texture. For my personal preference, serum should be somewhat of a thick texture and this one was watery. I did not see any benefits from using it. Maybe I wouod have to use it for months to see a difference in my skin and I like to see fast results. This product is not for me.

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When I used this, I couldn't tell that it made any difference at all.

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Not sure why I was sent this
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Not sure why I was sent something specifically for oily skin, when my profile indicates my skin is dry. Not for me at all.

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Not for sensitive skin
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Unfortunately this product made me break out almost immediately (overnight) so I can't say anything about it's efficacy as I promptly discontinued use. I can say that it did have a nice consistency for applying and seemed to absorb well. It has no noticeable scent or fragrance.

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Not for me
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Product wasnt bad, its just not something I would use

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Not for me
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I didn't particularly care for the product nor the scent. I can't tell if it made any difference or not, I probably won't use it again.

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It made my fine lines worse.
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With most anti-aging products if there is a difference it's so slight I'm not sure if it's real or wishful thinking. I decided to do a real test of this, so I used it on the left side of my face and not the right. The fine lines under my eye on my left side actually got more noticeable. I think it was interfering with the absorption of my moisturizer.

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Meh
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It's so hard to gauge the effectiveness of a skincare product when you get a tiny 2-3 use sample. It was about what I expected. Nothing miraculous.

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Sorry Excuse For a Serum
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I love getting skincare samples - especially moisturizers and serums, so I was excited to try it. Currently I use Advanced Night Repair and Idealist both by estee lauder, and Lancome's Visionaire. This stuff didn't even come close. It was watery and dried sticky. Had little effect at all as a serum. I used it twice both mornings waking up with blah skin, went back to my normal regimen and noticed a different immediately. Save your money on this one.

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I don't use an anti aging product because they usually irritate my skin. This product made me a little itchy & I felt like I needed a lot of it because my dry skin soaked it up fast. It did help with some dry patches & was not greasy at all. It felt a little tacky on my skin. I didn't notice any results.

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