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Infographic: Exfoliants 101

Get all the facts about this game-changing product in your skincare routine. From fine lines to breakouts, a well-formulated exfoliant can take your skin to the next level, removing buildup of skin and revealing your natural glow.

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Infographic: How To Find Your Skin Type

Follow these simple steps to determine which type of skin you have and learn which types of products are right for you.

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3 Targeted Solutions for Enlarged Pores, Breakouts, and Post-Zit Marks

If you’re dealing with breakouts, enlarged pores, and/or leftover red marks from past zits, these powerful, research-backed ingredients and skincare steps will lead to dramatically clearer skin!

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5 Amazing Oils for Skin (and How to Use Them)

There are lots of great facial oils that can do wonderful things for skin and while there isn’t a single best one we do have our favorites. We also want you to know which oils you should absolutely avoid.

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5 Anti-Aging Secrets (That Actually Work)

Want your skin to look younger? We have the research-supported tips proven to work for seeing firmer, more even skin with fewer wrinkles.

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5 Beauty Myths Most of Us Believe

Most of us have heard and believe beauty tips, but did you know lots of them simply aren't true? We debunk the top beauty lies and explain why they're false, based on published research, not hype!

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5 Bogus Cosmetic Claims

All of us have heard cosmetic claims that sound official or convincing. Many of us believe them time and time again, but did you know the most common cosmetic claims shouldn't be trusted? Find out why and learn the truth behind the claims that often compel us to buy the wrong products.

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5 Common Beauty Myths, Busted!

Should you buy products based on your age? Does makeup cause acne? Are "age" spots really about age? We want you to know the facts because that’s really the only way to get the best skin of your life!

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5 More Common Beauty Myths, Busted!

We love busting beauty myths! We think you’ll enjoy learning whether natural ingredients are best or if drinking more water stops dry skin. Discover the facts because that’s the only way to get the best skin of your life!

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5 Retinol Myths Busted!

Confused by the misinformation surrounding retinol? Find out why you SHOULD combine retinol with ingredients like vitamin C, AHA or BHA for younger-looking, skin-smoothing results.

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5 Ways to Use the Resist 1% Retinol Booster That Will Transform Your Skin

Find out how our ingenious 1% Retinol Booster can noticeably diminish the signs of aging you worry about most! Better skin days are ahead...

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5-Minute Skincare

Time-saving tips and multitasking products for your skincare routine that will have your skin looking better than ever!

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6 Blush Tips You Need to Know

Here’s how you can avoid the most common blush blunders and transform your complexion for a beautiful natural glow.

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7 Best Products for Sensitive Skin

Skin can become irritated for a number of reasons—from ingredients in a skincare product or the result of cold, dry weather. Here are seven ways to soothe your irritation fast, for happier skin in less time.

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7 Fast Fixes for Makeup Mishaps

Smudged lipstick, streaky foundation, clumpy eyelashes—we've all been there! Here are fast fixes and preventative solutions to avert the most common makeup mishaps.

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A Letter From Paula: The Resist Anti-Aging Eye Cream

For those of you who know me and have read my books or use my products, you’re probably going to be very surprised when I tell you that Paula’s Choice is launching our first-ever eye cream!

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Acne & Aging Skin

Many believe acne should be gone by the time wrinkles start showing, but that is often not the case. Having acne and wrinkles at the same time is an all-too-common problem. We can help you fight wrinkles and breakouts at the same time so you'll start seeing your skin looking radiant, clear, and smooth in just a few days—really!

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Alcohol in Skincare: The Facts

It's tempting to think alcohol-based moisturizers, serums and toners aren't really that bad for skin, and there is no shortage of debate on the topic. We're here to stage an intervention with the sobering truth revealed by the latest research: alcohol is one skin-damaging ingredient you should avoid!

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Anti-Aging Ingredients Your Skin Needs Now

In terms of your diet and health, it's what's on the inside that counts—and the same is 100% true when it comes to caring for your skin! But what you choose to put on top of your skin can make a difference, so be sure you're giving it the five types of ingredients it needs to look and feel younger, longer!

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Anti-Aging Makeup

If you want more from your makeup, you’re in luck! We’ll take a look at options that are beautiful and have anti-aging benefits, too.

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Anti-Aging Primers

Primers can create a beautiful canvas for foundation - but the very best do much, much more than that! Find out what sets these anti-aging primers apart!

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Anti-Aging Superstars

Is there a single best anti-aging ingredient? The answer is no, there isn’t. But, don’t be disappointed! The good news is that there are dozens of brilliant ingredients for skin. To make the best decisions for your skin, you need to know what research has proven is essential for truly combating signs of aging and taking the best care of your skin.

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Anti-Pollution Antioxidants

Want to learn how to shield skin against the potential effects of pollutions? We’ll explain how antioxidants can be the ultimate defense, and how easy it is to incorporate them into your beauty routine!

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Are Natural & Organic Ingredients Better for Your Skin?

Cosmetic companies sell products with ingredients that aren't really natural or contain natural ingredients that are a problem for skin (yes, there are natural, organic ingredients that are really harmful for your skin). But just because an ingredient is synthetic doesn't make it a problem for skin, either. Let's set the record straight!

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Are Your Hands and Arms Making You Look Older?

Limiting your age-defying energy to only your face is a common oversight we urge you to stop overlooking. Don’t let your hands and arms add unwanted years to your appearance. With just a few tweaks, taking great care of these areas is an easy addition to your skincare routine.

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Paula Begoun is the best-selling author of 20 books about skincare and makeup. She is known worldwide as The Cosmetics Cop and creator of Paula’s Choice Skincare. Paula’s expertise has led to hundreds of appearances on national and international radio, print, and television including:

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The Paula's Choice Research Team is dedicated to busting beauty myths and providing expert advice that solves your skincare frustrations so you can have the best skin of your life!

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