I love Paula's Choice products. I have extremely clog/acne prone skin that's also very oily. My skin is pretty much clear but it takes work (even at 27 years of age) to keep it that way. I had a few clogged pores and when I received this product, I thought the sample was tiny but I tried it out. Oops. After two nights, the clogged pores turned into blackheads and around them CYSTIC ZITS cropped up, one on my cheek and one right by my nose. I never got cystic acne in these spots before.
This stuff also feels tacky, drippy, and dried out my skin horribly. Not sure how it could turn my skin to a flaky mess AND make giant cystic acne form in areas free from any clogged or inflamed pores.... but this is a disaster. And... never again will I try a new skin product a week away from an important trip.