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4.5

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

This is the only thing that really works for my skin.

I have rosacea, a condition that can mimic acne in some ways, and is painful and ugly at best and self esteem destroying at worst.  My skin is also oily and extremely...Read complete review

I have rosacea, a condition that can mimic acne in some ways, and is painful and ugly at best and self esteem destroying at worst.  My skin is also oily and extremely sensitive, two things that usually do not go together.  I am 30 years old, and have struggled with those issues since I was 10.The only thing that has ever worked to clear my rosacea symptoms, all my other breakouts, and give me glowing, pretty skin, is Paula's Choice (including prescription medication).  I use the blemish prone set, all of it, and add the antioxidant serum.  I only use the benzoyl peroxide product every other evening, and on the alternate ones I use a dab of baking soda as a physical exfoliant in my cleanser.  The one product I have to rave on and on about is the 2% Beta Hydroxy Liquid.  This is what can actually get into pores, and over time clean them out, make them smaller, and reveal polished, lovely skin.  I repeat, this is the only product I have ever tried, at any level of price, and I have tried them all, that does that.  When I have to go without it, due to not being able to just run out and get some at the corner store, my skin really suffers, becoming flaky in areas, red and blotchy, and all around just muddy looking.  This is the closest thing to miracle in a bottle I have ever heard of.I highly suggest reading at least the first few chapters in her latest book.  It helps so much to make informed decisions and stop wasting money on products that don't work.  Paula Begoun offers truthful reviews on all products, and if one not in her line works, she says so.Skin care is about routine, so if you are willing to commit a couple minutes every morning and night to getting results, you will not be sorry for trying this!

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Still had dry skin!

I was looking for a new skin care product. My skin gets dry during the winter in one or two areas. I've tried Noevir (excellent, however, TOO expensive) and Arbonne (worked...Read complete review

I was looking for a new skin care product. My skin gets dry during the winter in one or two areas. I've tried Noevir (excellent, however, TOO expensive) and Arbonne (worked great, but thought expensive too). I read the review on Paula's Choice Skin Care and thought the prices were reasonable. I decided to try the trial sizes before I jumped in and purchased the entire set. I ordered 2 trail sizes for dry skin. For me, my skin started getting dry in more than the regular areas and I started to break out on my forehead area between my eyebrows. Paula's Choice Skin Care may work well for others, but, I'm still on the look out for a reasonable priced skin care line that works for my skin.

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(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best Skincare available without breaking your bank!

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from USA

Comments about Paula's Choice Skin Care:

Paula Begoun, founder of Paulas choice, started out as a lowly department store beauty saleswoman. She hated the false promises she was peddling, and started her own skin care and beauty line. She did the research, created the best formulas, and put them on the market at prices almost anyone can afford.

I have been a PC customer since 2011. I had terrible acne all my teenage and adult life...until i started reading her books. I finally understood some of the science of skincare, how to find my skin type and treat it accordingly.

I have oily skin, and after washing my face with a mild olay cleanser, i use PC brand toner, BHA exfoliant, retinol serum, and anti-aging moisturizer every morning and evening. I love her Barely There Matte Tint for daytime use, and use an AHA+Hydroquinone formula at night to erase my acne scars. So far they have faded 50% in 2 months.

My skin is healthy, glowing, and acne is only an occasional concern, instead of an everyday disaster. And forget wrinkles. They cant find my address =)

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Finally something that works for me!

Comments about Paula's Choice Skin Care:

I have nothing but amazing things to say about Paula's Choice! I was in the market for a new skin care system, and I contacted Paula's Choice to see if they could recommend products that would work for my specific skin type and to fit my skin concerns. The customer service I received was absolutely phenomenal! The woman I spoke with was so eager to assist me and seemed so genuine. She recommended an entire routine for me to test out, and provided sample packets so I could see if it worked for me! I was absolutely in awe when my package arrived. There was so much information on the products included and a personalized guide for me to follow. Since testing them out, I have completely switched over to Paula's Choice skin care! My skin has never looked more radiant and healthy. I am so happy to have found such a genuine company and products that actually work! While their prices are steeper than drugstore brands, it is very reasonably priced and is a low cost "luxury" skin care brand. However, having such beautiful skin is definitely worth every penny! They also offer great promotions quite often. They have something for everyone. I definitely recommend testing out Paula's Choice, you won't be disappointed. Your skin will thank you!

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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Paula's Choice BHA Gel 2% is perfect for blackheads.

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from Portland, OR

Comments about Paula's Choice Skin Care:

I have been using this product for several years and cannot say enough about it. I have oily skin with large pores on my nose. They were blackheads until I started using this product. I use it every morning as part of my routine under moisturizer and foundation. My blackheads are gone and my skin has never been dry due to the product. Now that my son is going through puberty I have him use it all over his face especially through the T-zone. He is not very regular in his application but it is amazing how quickly his blackheads clear up when he applies the BHA gel at night. They also make a 1% for those concerned that the 2% may be too strong.

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5.0

Paula's Choice products deliver on their promises.

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from Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Comments about Paula's Choice Skin Care:

I have used a few of Paula's Choice products now and so far, they have all delivered on their claims. For years, I could not get my adult acne under control. Even with prescription topical medication I still struggled with it. In addition, the marks left behind were embarassing even after the acne itself began to be controlled. Other products marketed for treating acne were too harsh and would irritate and inflame my skin. It was an incredibly frustrating experience. FInally, after reading many reviews, I tried Paula's Choice and am happy to say my skin is finally free of acne, and the red marks have faded dramatically. I use Paula's Choice in conjunction with other brand products that work for me, and I will continue to do so. I recently purchased the Acne regimen for my son and hope he will have the same results.

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Everything your skin needs AND nothing it doesn't

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from Schenectady, NY

Comments about Paula's Choice Skin Care:

I first came across the Paula's Choice brand when researching product reviews of other moisturizers and cosmetics.  Paula Begoun is the world renowned "Cosmetics Cop," an expert writer about beauty products and ingredients.  It may seem a little incongruous to speak about the legitimacy of cosmetics claims and have a line of your own,bu t you won't find any hype or unrealistic promises from Paula's Choice.  What you will get are the best ingredients chosen from scientific research(not surveys or 'market research') and nothing 'extra' to harm or irritate your skin.

If you listen to Paula, much of what we believe about cosmetics is influenced by how we *feel* about them.  Clever advertising, perfumes, and gimmicky ingredients like those that cool or warm the skin may make us think they're worth more or work better.  In reality, all they do is allow the manufacturer to charge us more and they may even be irritating our skin or causing breakouts.

Paula's Choice has responded quickly whenever I have had a problem with an item or order.  If value is a concern-- be sure to look at the product size.  Many items are significantly larger than what you'd get from competitors.

 

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(10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Paula's Choice is the best Skin Care line for sensitive skin.

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from Kernersville, NC

Comments about Paula's Choice Skin Care:

I constantly struggled with different types of acne.  I spent lots of money on Dermatologist, antibiotics, skin care of every kind (including sensitive skin products) but when I discovered Paula's Choice, my skin stopped breaking out  & cleared up on it's own without any medication.  The only time I break out now is when I don't follow my nightly routine. 

My current routine includes: Paula's choice one step face cleanser (morning & night), Paula's Choice final touch toner, Paula's Choice 2% bha liquid.  I also use Paula's Choice gentle touch makeup remover for my eyes & Paula's Choice extra strength blemish fighting solution if I see a blemish starting. 

Paula Choice does not use harsh chemicals & they have plenty of help and support on the website. 

I am so happy I found her. I tell all my family & friends!

 

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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Paula's Choice Skincare Products in General

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from Plain City, OH

Comments about Paula's Choice Skin Care:

Paula's Choice Skin Skin care products works great for my skin. I have Oily, acne - prone skin that is very sensitive. I have a hard time finding good skin care products for my skin that do not break me out in little, or big, pimples. If the product is for acne - prone skin it dries my face out. If the product is for combination to oily skin I break out in pimples. Paula's Choice products do not dry my skin out nor do they cause me to break out. I use a skin balancing cleanser, anti - acne toner, BHA exfoliate and a gel moisturizer at night and a lotion moisturizer with SPF in the morning. The cleanser is creamy and rinses easily. The toner does not irritate my skin, the BHA exfoliate smooths my skin and the gel moisturizer is very light weight and not greasy. The day moisturizer is a lotion consistency but does not leave your face oily or dry. I have been struggling for the last two to three years to find a product that works for my skin. By chance I came across her website and decided to try it. I am thirty years old and had the skin of a teenager. I was always so embarrassed to been seen in public. Her products are not only helping my skin be less oily and have fewer pimples, they are helping my skin heal too. My husband commented on how good my skin was starting to look. Paula's Choice products works for me. My skin is so soft after I use them and stay soft too.

 

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

I like sunscreen spray

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from South Bend, IN

Comments about Paula's Choice Skin Care:

I love Paula's Choice ultra-light weightless finish SPF30 .It is transparent liquid suntan spray with special essence which can provide sufficient protection against both UVA and UVB and can be sprayed continuously,that make it convenient to use it anytime when going out.It is easy to spay the back, legs and arms skin. You don't have to worry that jam the skin pore and it is for all kinds skin. It is smooth,not sticky and can be absorbed instantly without any white stain or blot.Show your light p-love looking.It Contains special component,isododecane,which can asorb oillight to keep face from looking shiny without greasy and rich feel, and it has a natural antioxidant elements,no spice and pigment, so I have no uncomfortable feeling,such as sticking hands and excitant , like other general sunscreen. Spray is a convenient way to use, and also can control the amount.Use a sun block lotion with sufficiently high sun factor .But I think the SPF sunblock not too high to protect from sunshine in summer,especially at sandy beach.Fortunitly,it's portable with a bottle,you can spay frequently!

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great value!

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from Brookfield, CT

Comments about Paula's Choice Skin Care:

I have used some of Paula's Choice products. I don't love them all. But who loves every product in any given line?

The AHA and BHA products for exfoliation and radience are excellent and contain a high enough concentraiton of the active ingredient to be effective without irritation. 

I also like the mositurizers for dry skin. Very effective at keeping the moisture level up and dry skin feeling comfortable all day.

The Moisture Boost Hydrating Toner is great for winter skin to help combat the extra level of dryness some of us experience in colder climates. This product also contains actives, antioxidants to combat free radicals and cell communicating ingredients to boost collagen production.

I have not been terribly impressed with any of the make-up offered. Lip gloss has no staying power and even though samples of foundation are offered at a small cost, I have yet to find a match.

Paula's reviews of other products can sometimes be harsh, and I have found in the case of one product line in particular, way out of date. So take it with a grain of salt, not necessarlity the end all truth.

I would recommend trying some of these products as they do offer excellent value when you find one that works well for you. No fancy package and no department store middle man. Who needs that anyway? You don't wear the package!

 

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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Still had dry skin!

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from San Jose, CA

Comments about Paula's Choice Skin Care:

I was looking for a new skin care product. My skin gets dry during the winter in one or two areas. I've tried Noevir (excellent, however, TOO expensive) and Arbonne (worked great, but thought expensive too). I read the review on Paula's Choice Skin Care and thought the prices were reasonable. I decided to try the trial sizes before I jumped in and purchased the entire set. I ordered 2 trail sizes for dry skin. For me, my skin started getting dry in more than the regular areas and I started to break out on my forehead area between my eyebrows. Paula's Choice Skin Care may work well for others, but, I'm still on the look out for a reasonable priced skin care line that works for my skin.

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