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Paula's Choice

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Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant

Face Skincare

Lip Care

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Product Attributes

Alcohol-free

Paraben-free

Silicone-free

Sulfate-free

Allergen-free

Cruelty-free

Fragrance-free

Non-comedogenic

Oil-free

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SammyLee

Oily/Resilient

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| 15 January, 2021

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I dont agree with how often they instruct you to apply the product. The label says once or twice a day, but even with my very oily skin, it felt like too much. I apply it every other night, which is way less stripping. Apply it how you will, but do be careful with how much you apply it.... Read more
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HelloWorld

Oily/Sensitive

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| 19 April, 2021

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Some things that I dont like: ❌ Purging for 2 weeks ( which is not really surprise for my case since I had a lot of whitehead under my skin). After those 2 weeks, my skin was so clean. ❌ A bit ichy when I applied it for the first time but everything fine for other times Overal: This is a 💯 product for acnes and oily skin. If your skin is too sensitive you can try it on small part of your skin to see if it is okay for you before apply it on the face.... Read more
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Aisha

Oily/Sensitive

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| 15 June, 2020

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The price..? But to think that its actually last me a good 6 months actually worth every ml of it though..but yeah, I think it can be considerably pricey for some..... Read more
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JelenaaJekkii

Oily/Sensitive

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| 28 November, 2020

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📖 What it Does 📖 • Unclogs Pores • Smoothing • Brightening • Evens Skin Tone • Exfoliating • 🧖‍♀️ My Experience 🧖‍♀️ Ok so this is the product that ruined my skin barrier. It was the first chemical exfoliant that I had used back in 2018. Being a newbie I followed the instructions on the bottle to use it once or twice daily and within the first week my skin barrier was soo damaged to the point where even the most gentle products were stinging. My skin was so dry, red and had new breakouts from the irritation. I had to stop using this so I could heal my barrier and did further research on this product. Once I was satisfied with my research I once again gave the BHA a chance. I used it after toner before moisturiser once a week for 2 weeks, then increased to twice a week for a month. This way it did not irrtate me. I saw a difference in my pores, they we cleaner, and in 2 months of use I saw less and less breakouts. For me using this 2 times a week at night is enough exfoliation. At the end of 2020 I started using Tretinoin which is drying it's self, so I had to cut out this BHA and I introduced an AHA after a couple of months. I still use this product when my pores need a deep clean maybe once a week but only on my T- Zone. I avoid using this on my cheeks and neck as it over dries my skin now even with all my hydrating products. 🪴 Highlight Ingredients 🪴 • 2% Salicylic Acid - Exfoliant • • Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract (Tea-Oil Camellia) - Antioxidant • 👃 Smell 👃 Acetone-y and vinegary 🌈 Colour🌈 Clear 🌵 Texture 🌵 Water like with an oil texture. 🎁 Packaging 🎁 118ml. Hard black plastic bottle with a nice dispenser and a white twist cap. 💰 Price 💰 $38.00 AUD 💱 Repurchase 💱 Maybe... 💭 Final Thoughts 💭 Best for oily skin. This will further dehydrate skin if you have dry skin. If I get off Tretinoin I will definitely reintroduce the BHA as the main exfoliant. ⭐ Overall Score ⭐ 4.5/5... Read more
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📢  Do NOT follow the instructions on the bottle to use once or twice daily, it will damage your skin barrier.... Read more
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hashiskincare

Dry/Sensitive

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| 6 March, 2021

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I gave in for the masses and bought this overhyped and highly recommended product. So... It didn't work at all First, it sits on top of skin and doesn't absorb. I can see the pearls of product on top of my skin like when you sweat. Second, there's no effect. Other salicylic acid products that cost 1/4 work, this doesnt. Third, it is super expensive.... Read more

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