RESIST Youth-Extending Daily Hydrating Fluid SPF 50
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RESIST Youth-Extending Daily Hydrating Fluid SPF 50
An innovative water-light formula that contains a vital selection of antioxidants and broad-spectrum sun protection to fight visible signs of aging and prevent premature aging of skin.

RESIST Youth-Extending Daily Hydrating Fluid SPF 50

Based on 180 reviews

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An innovative water-light formula that contains a vital selection of antioxidants and broad-spectrum sun protection to fight visible signs of aging and prevent premature aging of skin.
  • Promotes a healthier, younger-looking appearance
  • Fights against environmental stressors
  • Fluid formula leaves a matte finish
  • Use as the last step in your AM skincare routine
Skin Types:
Combination Skin, Oily Skin
Concerns:
Wrinkles, Enlarged Pores, Anti-Aging

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Why is it different?
RESIST Youth-Extending Daily Hydrating Fluid SPF 50 perfectly couples a water-light texture with proven broad-spectrum sun protection, but this advanced formula goes further by including key antioxidants that research has shown skin needs to feel firmer and look younger and more even toned.

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What does it do?
Provides effective UVA/UVB protection plus hydration for a healthier, younger-looking complexion. Its satin-matte finish leaves skin feeling smooth and hydrated, never slick or greasy. It is a daytime anti-aging moisturizer those with oily skin will want to apply every day! The SPF 50 is a significant benefit as it decreases the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging caused by the sun if used as directed with other sun protection measures.
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How to use

Use as the last step in your AM skincare routine. Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. If you don’t apply liberally, you will need to reapply every two hours after your skin is exposed to direct sunlight. If you plan to swim or perspire you must apply a water-resistant sunscreen.

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Research

Seminars in Plastic Surgery, August 2016, issue 3, pages 129-133

Oxidative Medicine Longevity, 2015, volume 2015, 709628

Dermatologic Research and Practice, 2012, volume 2012, 135206

The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology, January 2013, issue 1, pages 16-26

Indian Journal of Dermatology and Venereology, March-April 2012, issue 2, pages 142-145

Archives of Dermatology, August 2000, issue 8, pages 989-994

Molecular Medicine Reports, November 2010, issue 6, pages  895-901

International Journal of Toxicology, 2001, volume 20, supplement 1, pages S21-45

Phytomedicine, January 2005, issue 1-2, pages 131-137

Ingredients
Product Ingredients

Active Ingredients: Avobenzone 2.0%, Octinoxate 7.50%, Octisalate 5.0%, Octocrylene 2.0%
Other Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Glycerin (hydration/skin replenishing), Silica (absorbent agent), Dimethicone (hydration), Tocopherol (vitamin E/antioxidant), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract (Matricaria), Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract (antioxidants), Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract (antioxidants), Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract(antioxidants), Peucedanum Graveolens (Dill) Extract (antioxidants), Sambucus Nigra (Black Elderberry) Fruit Extract (antioxidants), Avena Sativa (Oat) Bran Extract (skin-soothing), Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Extract(antioxidants), Lycium Barbarum (Goji) Fruit Extract(antioxidants), Hydrogenated Lecithin (skin-restoring), Titanium Dioxide (texture-enhancing/texture-enhancing), Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer (hydration), Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate (hydration), Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer (film-forming/suspending agent), Xanthan Gum (texture-enhancings), Sodium Carbomer (texture-enhancings), Benzyl Alcohol (preservative), Sodium Benzoate (stabilizer), Potassium Sorbate (stabilizer), Phenoxyethanol (preservative).

Ratings & Reviews

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RESIST Youth-Extending Daily Hydrating Fluid SPF 50
 
4.2

(based on 180 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (112)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (14)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Not greasy (69)
  • Rubs in well (62)
  • Effective protection (59)
  • Lightweight (25)
  • UVA/UVB protection (25)

Cons

  • Runs easily (12)
  • Stings eyes (11)
  • Greasy (10)
  • Bad smell (3)
  • Doesn't rub in well (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (82)
  • Beach (16)
  • Sensitive skin (11)
  • Sports (7)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (40), Budget shopper (27), Beauty conscious (15), Survivalist / minimalist (8)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (14), Oily (8), Normal (3)

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2.0

Love You, Paula, but this one didn't work for me

By Susie

from Madison, WI

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Moisturizes
  • Softens Skin
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

  • Bad Smell
  • Greasy

Best Uses

  • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

Comments about RESIST Youth-Extending Daily Hydrating Fluid SPF 50:

First, I want to say that I LOVE Paula's Choice products. They're the best skincare products I've ever found. Sadly, this one didn't work at all for my face. I applied it very carefully and lightly around the eyes, taking precautions not to get it too close and washed my hands after using it, but it still eventually gets into my eyes and stings and makes my eyes water until I have to go take my makeup off. Also, it didn't look matte at all on my particular skin--it felt greasy and looked oily and didn't work under my foundation. I'm not returning it because I can still use it on my neck and hands, but next time I think I'll try the Skin Balancing SPF or the Resist Ultra Light SPF. You're still my favorite, though, Paula.

  • Skin Type:
  • Oily
  • Age:
  • 45-59
 
5.0

My new HG sunblock

By Deanna

from Honolulu, HI

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes
  • Non-Greasy
  • Softens Skin
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about RESIST Youth-Extending Daily Hydrating Fluid SPF 50:

    This is the answer to my prayers. Seriously. I've used the Resist for Combination/Oily skin in the past, but I used the face wash and toner followed by different Paula's Choice products, and it worked, but not great. My skin looked good, but a bit irritated. After a little experimentation, I decided to come back to Paula's Choice and give this sunscreen a try, even though my skin has normally been adverse to chemical sunblocks at such a high level. I was attracted to the green tea and oat bran extracts, which I already know are soothing for my skin, and this product didn't disappoint. While some reviewers have knocked the watery consistency of this product, I consider it a major plus. It's the first sunscreen I've ever used that felt more like skincare than sunscreen. I was able to use the Anti-Oxidant Serum, the Clear Skin Hydrator, AND put this sunblock on top and have my skin come away feeling like... my skin, only better. Not greasy, not oily, not shiny. I can wipe the excess on the backs of my hands for protection and not even know it's there. I even put a mineral SPF 50 BB lotion afterward for a little extra makeup coverage (since I live in Hawaii) and it never got greasy. Paula's Choice is the first line of products I've ever used that truly, completely addresses the needs of oily skin instead of simply not exacerbating them. I had just come off of 12 hours of flying when I washed my face and tried these products for the first time and I came away looking fresh and glowing. The packaging is elegant and almost as Instagram-able as any of the other major brands, if you care about that stuff (I don't). It was like magic, or witchcraft. I'm floored. I just might be a permanent convert.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Super-fast delivery, all in good condition. Couldn't be happier.

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 30-44
     
    5.0

    Favorite summer AM moisturizer!

    By 5nss

    from Minneapolis, MN

    About Me Minimalist

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Moisturizes
    • Non-Greasy
    • Soothes Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about RESIST Youth-Extending Daily Hydrating Fluid SPF 50:

      I love using this during the summer. Yes, it does give off a bit of a sheen upon applying it, but it's not a problem for me. I have normal to dry skin.

      • Skin Type:
      • Dry
      • Age:
      • 18-29
       
      4.0

      Good product with a caveat

      By Baronessa191

      from Toronto Canada

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Effective Protection
      • Non-comedogenic
      • Not Greasy
      • Rubs In Well
      • Sweatproof
      • UVA/UVB Protection
      • Waterproof

      Cons

      • It is too runny so it gets all over everything
      • Stings eyes

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about RESIST Daily Fluid SPF 50 - 2 oz:

      It is a fine alternative to name brand drug store sunscreens with a 50 SPF rating. I can get those nasty white bumps with one application of a thick sunscreen not specifically made for the face: this one is light & sheer, so no clogging. There are 2 caveats: it can sting if you get it too close to the eye, which really is a user issue. The real problem is that the product is very runny, and it drips all over my bathroom and clothes just by holding it with little pressure on the tube. It would earn 5 stars if the developers could make the product less liquid or change the packaging.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great for me

      By She236

      from Texas

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Effective Protection
      • Matte finish
      • Not Greasy
      • Rubs In Well
      • UVA/UVB Protection

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about RESIST Daily Fluid SPF 50 - 2 oz:

        I've been using sunscreen forever because it is a requirement -- not an option. This one works well. I put it on and my face is ready for makeup. It leaves my skin nicely matte. I like that it has no color; sunscreens with color seem to leave me with too much yellow. Love this!

        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Liked it, but it doesn't like me

        By Lake

        from San Jose, CA

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Not Greasy
        • Rubs In Well

        Cons

        • Causes Rashes

        Best Uses

          Comments about RESIST Daily Fluid SPF 50 - 2 oz:

          This was my 3rd Resist Sunscreen try. The first (Cellular Defense) left my skin feeling sticky and looking chalky. The second (Super-light Wrinkle Defense) dried out my face, even forming stretch lines. Applied over serum, it worked better, but both of the above sunscreens cause tiny white bumps on my face. Then I tried this one, and I really liked it. It doesn't leave a white or pasty film on my face. Let's your complexion show through. It was not oily, not drying, not shiny, or so overly matt that I looked dried out. No white cast or pasty look. I really liked it, but about
          5-20 minutes after application my face starts to turn red, and remains so for up to an hour. I don't know why, but eventually had to give up on this one. Skin Balancing Ultra-sheer Daily Defense works best for me. Very similar, but with the tiniest bit of coverage, which I actually like. This is a great product...just doesn't work for me.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Excellent service, fast delivery, as always.

           
          5.0

          This stuff is crazy good

          By Tigger

          from Parts Unknown, CT

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Not Greasy
          • Rubs In Well
          • UVA/UVB Protection

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about RESIST Daily Fluid SPF 50 - 2 oz:

              I got this last year and I shelved it thinking it wasn't working and thought I might of been allergic to it. (Turns out I was allergic to something different NOT this) So, since I knew I wasn't allergic I decided to give it another go. This stuff is amazing. I love the spf but my face is in a wonderful place when I use this. My skin is perfectly hydrated. Not too oily and not dry. It is wonderful!

              (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Love this sunscreen

              By Katrina

              from Bloomington, IN

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Effective Protection
              • Not Greasy
              • Rubs In Well

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about RESIST Daily Fluid SPF 50 - 2 oz:

                I've been using this daily since I purchased it. I used this previously when it was called mattifying fluid. This formula is improved from that one. I stopped using it because it was too greasy. This one doesn't feel the same. I have no slickness like before. It's not matte, more natural. I use it daily beneath my long wearing foundation. I let it absorb/dry for 5-10 minutes then apply my foundation. I've stopped using my primer and use only this. It doesn't make my foundation streak at all and I'm less oily after a 12 hour shift than before.

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great for oily or sensitive skin

                By Sandy

                from Georgia

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Effective Protection
                • Not Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about RESIST Daily Fluid SPF 50 - 2 oz:

                  I just ordered my 2nd tube of this product. I have sensitive, combination skin and usually use mineral based sunscreens but this one does not irritate my skin. I like that it is thin and light weight. I wear moisturizer under it. My daughter has oily skin and loves it also.

                  (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  My favorite sunscreen!

                  By G

                  from Dallas, TX

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Effective Protection
                  • Non-comedogenic
                  • Not Greasy
                  • Rubs In Well
                  • UVA/UVB Protection

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about RESIST Daily Fluid SPF 50 - 2 oz:

                    This sunscreen is super lightweight and blends well into my skin. Unlike other sunscreens the white cast fades quickly. Very happy with this sunscreen!

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