Resist Triple-Action Dark Spot Eraser 2% BHA Gel

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$25 - 1 fl. oz.
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Category:
Skin Care > Retinol Products > Lighteners With Hydroquinone
Last Updated:
6/30/2014
Jar Packaging:
No
pH:
3.60
Tested On Animals:
No

Resist Triple-Action Dark Spot Eraser 2% BHA Gel is a unique treatment for those struggling with discolorations and breakouts. 2% hydroquinone lightens brown spots from sun damage or melasma while 2% salicylic acid exfoliates to reduce breakouts (including blackheads).

This anti-aging lightener restores an even skin tone and helps reduce enlarged pores. The silky, breathable gel texture is ideal for normal to oily skin but can be used by all skin types. The formula glides on easily and absorbs without feeling sticky or greasy. Special packaging keeps key sensitive ingredients stable and prevents product discoloration. This product is 100% fragrance- and colorant-free.

2% Hydroquinone with a 2% concentration of salicylic acid at a pH of 3.6 works to effectively lighten sun- or hormone-induced brown skin discolorations (including freckles, brown or "age" spots, and melasma). Ideal for those battling pigment discolorations and breakouts or blackheads. 100% fragrance- and colorant-free.

Active: Hydroquinone 2% (melanin inhibitor), Other: Water, Ethoxydiglycol (solvent), Butylene Glycol (slip agent/water-binding agent), Salicylic Acid (beta hydroxy acid/exfoliant), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (water-binding agent), Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate (anti-irritants), Glycerin (skin-identical ingredient), Superoxide Dismutase (antioxidant), Allantoin (anti-irritant), Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol (skin-conditioning agents), Hydroxyethylcellulose (gel-based thickener), Sodium Metabisulfite, Sodium Sulfite (stabilizers), Sodium Hydroxide (pH adjuster), Polyquaternium-10 (thickener), Phytic Acid (antioxidant), Phenoxyethanol (preservative)

Disclosure: In addition to reviewing thousands of cosmetic products from hundreds of brands over the past 30 years, Paula also has her own line of products called Paula's Choice. Paula and her team's goal is to help you find the best products possible for your skin whether they are from Paula's Choice or some other product line. Paula's commitment to this is so strong she is the only cosmetics company owner in the world that recommends products other than her own. Paula and the Paula's Choice Research Team formulate our products to meet or exceed the criteria we use to review products from every other brand on this site. We review all products the same way using the same research, objective comments, and praise no matter whose product it is.

Paula's Choice was created in 1995 in response to the many readers who asked Paula to develop her own products. Given Paula's unique overview of the cosmetics industry, 30+ years of research, and earnest desire to help people find the best products for their skin-care needs, creating her own products was a natural extension of her work. Paula's Choice range of products are designed to meet the needs and preferences of just about every skin type and concern imaginable using only proven ingredients substantiated by published research.

Paula's Choice products provide:

  • State-of-the-art formulas based on reliable, published skin-care research
  • Proven effective solutions for wrinkles, acne, rosacea, and sensitive skin
  • Gentle yet effective products for those seeking a natural skin-care routine
  • Fragrance-free formulas (because it is what's best for your skin)
  • Cruelty-free formulas: Paula's Choice does not test on animals during any stages of product development—nor do we contract with third parties to conduct animal testing on our behalf
  • Environmentally-friendly products that feature minimalist packaging that ensures product efficacy
  • 100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee from our world-class Customer Service Team

Paula's Choice products and Paula's work is routinely praised by noted dermatologists and other professionals. New York-based dermatologist Dr. Debra Jaliman stated that "I have a lot of respect for Paula Begoun and the way she thoroughly researches her subject. Her recommendations about cosmetics and skin care are deservedly influential." Eminent Seattle-based dermatologist Dr. Brandith Irwin concurs: "She takes a complex subject and makes it easy to understand!"

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  1. HEATHER H.
    Reviewed on Saturday, January 04, 2014
    • Recommend
      2 / 4
    • Results
      2 / 4
    • Value
      3 / 4
    Not as I had hoped...
    • I've been using this product for several months now and though I don't think my dark spots have increased, they haven't lightened up much. I spoke with a Paula's Choice representative to decipher which of the 2 dark spot erasers would be best for my skin type & this is what was recommended. I'm also not a fan of the watery consistency or packaging. I get way too much product on my fingertip & the screw on cap is messy & inconvenient. I'm going to try another brand. I'm quite disappointed.

  2. SUE M.
    Reviewed on Saturday, February 02, 2013
    • Results
      4 / 4
    • Value
      4 / 4
    • Recommend
      4 / 4
    Holy Grail for me
    • I love this stuff. I use it everyday morning and evening. You actually get two for one with this product. The hydroquinone lighting product keeps sun spots at bay, and the BHA exfoliates your skin. A great product for normal to oily combination skin. In order: clean, tone, use this product, serum, sunscreen. Start young and your skin like mine will look early 40s and I am 54. I wish they had Paula's Choice products when I was in my 20s and I bet my skin would look even better.

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About the Experts

Paula Begoun is the best-selling author of 20 books on skin care and makeup. She is known worldwide as the Cosmetics Cop and creator of Paula's Choice. Paula's expertise has led to hundreds of appearances on national and international television including:

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The Paula's Choice Research Team is dedicated to helping you find the absolute best products for your skin, using research-based criteria to review beauty products from an honest, balanced perspective. Each member of the team was personally trained by Paula herself.

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