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Stings and red all over
from Singapore (Caucasian)
Comments about Clear Ultra-Light Daily Fluid SPF 30+ - 2 oz:
Put it on after cleanser and it started to sting my skin really badly. It left my skin red. Had to wash it off as still red and stinging 10 min later. Even after washed it off, face still quite red all over. Took photos. So red. Such a shame. As promised best results by assistant
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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Love this moisturizer!
from Las Vegas, NV
About Me Minimalist
I tried the trial size of this product a week ago and have since added this product to my daily morning routine. It helps prevent acne, doesn't clog pores, and has improved my skin tone. The only con is that it has a light sunscreen scent (hardly noticeable) and that I feel it has a slight greasy texture due to the sunscreen ingredient. Other than that, I have thoroughly enjoyed this product.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
I love this product-- please bring it back!
About Me Beauty Conscious
I really like this product to soothe and protect my combination/acne-prone skin. But is has been out of stock for months. Is it ever coming back?
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Please Restock the Full Size
By Glad I Found Paula's
from Glendale Heights, IL
I'm irked that the full size has been out of stock for months, into the summer months, even while Paula's Choice seems to be pushing its new "Calm Redness Relief" line. I hope this isn't a sign of foreboding... Instead I've been getting by on the travel size, which is at least at the same price point, but it's super annoying to pay for shipping to buy one travel size item. Please restock the full size!I was surprised at some of the negative reviews out there, but we all have different skin. I think some of the negativity might come from the product description suggesting it "mattefies." I wouldn't call it that at all, but then my skin is so extremely oily that I doubt there's a product on the planet that mattefies, other than an oil-absorbing sheet! I believe it does have mica in the ingredient list, which may help with oil absorption.As an everyday sunscreen, I love it because it gets absorbed into the skin quickly, it's easy to spread, and gentle enough to be used around the eyes. It sits well under my makeup too, so much to the point that I no longer find it necessary to use a primer.It does have a very fluid texture, which takes some getting used to if you're not expecting it to dribble out of the tube. My solution is to turn the tube upside down with the tip pointing up and squeeze it "up," because if you were to squeeze it down, gravity will sometimes bring out more product than you'd want at one time.The one thing I don't like is the smell...but you get used to it. So I'd say if you are looking for a lightweight sunscreen and aren't looking for much moisture, it doesn't hurt to try this. I did try the other recommended sunscreens for oily skin but this worked best for me. Hydralight still left my skin slightly greasy and the Resist Anti-aging tinted sunscreen was definitely not the right color for my golden or golden tan skin--say what you will about a "universal tone" but the white cast of the sunscreen with the orangey-brown left me looking purple on top of my brown Fiipina skin! I almost gave up after trying that and luckily tried this instead!
Waiting for the full-size of this product to come back!
from New Jersey, USA
I only have the travel-size of this moisturizer since the full-size has been out of stock for quite a while! But I think this moisturizer definitely gets the job done. It is lightweight, has a decent SPF, and is great for oily skin. It has a bit of a tint to it, but that absorbs right into the skin and you can't notice it once it's soaked in (so darker skinned people, do not worry!). Also, it is very runny, but that doesn't pose much of an issue for me, since I find that it spreads very easily and evenly on my skin. This product is amazing!
please don't discontinue!
By A Concerned Paula's Choice Lover
from New Mexico
I absolutely ADORE this sunscreen. I have combination skin (oily T zone and chin, dry cheeks) and I am incredibly sensitive to most sunscreens. I had all but given up on wearing sunscreen at one point because it would either make my skin more oily and give me zits or it would cause me to break out in hives. I decided to try this sunscreen in concert with the other "clear" products and from day one I loved it. It mattifys without causing dryness, it stays put (I've never had it run into my eyes, and I work out doors in 100+ degrees), and it moisturizes just enough. I will be devastated if they don't continue making it! Please Paula's Choice! I need this sunscreen!
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
The best sunscreen
from Los Angeles, CA
I have used many of Paula's sunscreens and find them either greasy, gritty, shiny, or just 'filmy'. This one is NONE of those and sinks into my skin like a moisturizer. It is is glorious! Effective sun protection without the sunscreen feeling. And, on my acne prone skin, non-irritating. I highly recommend it!
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Best for my sensitive skin
About Me Budget Buyer
I have sensitive breakout prone skin that is dry on the cheeks.Initially, I was afraid of trying it as I was afraid of it being too dry for my sensitive skin. However it was not. It applies smoothly, easily and my skin stays matte and comfortable all day long. Unlike the Skin Balancing SPF which sometimes has a stinging effect, this one never.I am using my 2nd tube now and have been wanting to replenish it but it has been out of stock for some time.Pls bring it back ASAP and pls dont discontinue this great product.
Best sunscreen for oily skin
from Philadelphia, PA
I'm 42 years old, and this is the first sunscreen that leaves my skin feeling clean after I've applied it. There's no feeling of a film on my skin. It just disappears. I hope it's continued forever because it's all I'm ever going to buy.
(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Healing, Healthy, Disregard The "Mattifying" Title
from San Francisco, CA
I like this sunscreen so much because it's very light on the skin, has a good punch of antioxidants to help further protect and heal my skin, and looks beautiful under makeup!Yes, it is very watery, but I honestly like that because it feels like nothing once applied. I work with it in sections; first I slather and spread it on one part of my face (e.g. forehead), then wait for that to somewhat settle in and move on to the next (e.g. right cheek), and then go back on to my forehead to effortlessly blend the rest in. This might sound like it's not so "effortless", but it spreads SO easily once it's soaked in a little, and without the tugging or rubbing, which happens a lot with other sunscreens and my skin absolutely hates. This is said to be for oily skin or combo skin, like me, although I disagree with the "mattifying" part of the name. Anyone with very oily skin will find this to not have a mattifying effect, but it does not exacerbate oil production. Alternatively for oilier skin types, I would recommend the Hydralight SPF. But even with my oily skin, I find this to give me a beautiful healthy glow underneath my makeup, and works well throughout the day, without looking greasy.I have been using this sunscreen since about the beginning of the year, and must say I really enjoy it and plan to stick to this! Otherwise, I love how this soothes and calms any redness on my face, has helped heal acne marks faster, and hydrates with just the right amount!