Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum with Retinol

Think of this serum as your skincare regimen's ideal middleman: This treat of a product not only sinks into skin after cleansing to make your complexion extra soft, but it’s also a perfect primer for the layers that follow it, like moisturizer and foundation.

Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum with Retinol
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great OTC retinol product for starters
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I'm a huge fan of serums and decided I wanted a nice retinol one that was gentle but nourishing. My face has always reacted well to them and they make a difference in my overall complexion.

The instructions say this would make a great makeup primer and it definitely has that silicone-y consistency that leave a smooth finish, personally it's not my favorite finish as it always feels powdery to me but I can see it. I know retinols don't do well with sun exposure though and although the product says its fine as long as you're good with sunscreen, I'd rather not bother with the possibility.

I use it at night 3x a week, opposite of my exfoliating days. I tone, add a drop of this and finish off with my moisturizing oil afterwards. That silicone-y feel makes it glide all over really easily so it's not hard to apply. I wake up glowing lol.

It's definitely on the weaker end of OTC versions % wise but a nice try, I think I'll branch out and try others due to the price. I say it's a good intro product and complements my skin routine well.

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Serious Serum
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I am new to the serum world. I received this product in one of my boxes and I was very excited to try it. After a few days of using it at night - I could tell a difference in the texture of my skin. I wish I could say my fine lines were gone but alas, they remain. They may be a tad less obvious. But all in all I feel like this stuff packs a powerful punch when used regularly.

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awesome
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Pretty awesome product i like the scent and it works great. The package is appealing and i will most likely purchase this when i am finished

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I LOVE Paula's choice products
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I have to admit, this stuff is amazing, I used it up in less than 4 days because I loved the results! Would buy over and over ASAP!

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Paula rocks
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I use Paula's Choice complete line of products. I have sensitive skin (rosacia) and this serum is good for your skin.

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Paula's choice
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Nice product. Left skin soft and smooth w a matte finish. Sample too small to see any real results.

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Oh so soft!!!
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I had never put any kind of serum on my face, and was nervous that it would feel oily. After a deep clean, this serum sunk right into my skin, making it absolutely silky soft!!!

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Skin problems disappear
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I loved this stuff, at the time the sample arrived I was suffering from a horrible break-out, the kind that usually takes weeks if not months to recover from and often leaves marks or scars that take even longer to heal. But after using this serum on my healing skin the recovery was swift and I was left with soft beautiful skin that bore no trace of the preceding break-out.

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Too oily for my liking.
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I was excited to try this, because I've heard great things about the Paula's Choice skin line as a whole, but this product is not for me. It felt like just an oil, and I don't really like the feel of oils on my skin, even in the dry winter.

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Love this!

I absolutely love this product. It's oily, but soaks right into my skin.

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