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(7 of 9 customers found this review helpful)
As effective as fluid; smells better and easier to use
By Glad I found Paula's Choice
from Glendale Heights, IL
About Me Beauty Conscious
Comments about RESIST Weightless 2% BHA Body Treatment - 7 oz:
I've been using this for about 6 months because I was looking for a salicylic acid treatment to use for the acne trouble spots on my back and chest (ugh!) without bleaching/staining my clothes and sheets. I was pleasantly surprised to find it smells slightly much better than most of the Paula's products I've tried (not their fault; one of the drawbacks of fragrance-free), but this has a light, floral scent from the ingredients that is in no way overpowering. It's also very lightweight, a huge plus for my oily skin and so far hasn't irritated my skin.I believe it's helped tame the bumpy skin on my back and chest, but unfortunately it hasn't totally eradicated it. =/ But I likely have hormonal acne, and I'm hopeful in the longer term it will help reduce the hyper pigmentation. This is why I have a 4 star rating, because it wasn't the miracle product for me as it was for some.I'll still continue to purchase it though, because I find the lightweight lotion easier to apply than the liquid, and a a bonus it can be used for face and body and for my oily skin the texture of this works better for my face. And as a bonus, it smells nice too!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(10 of 14 customers found this review helpful)
More money down the drain
from Bonita sprigs, FL
About Me Minimalist
I have tried everything for my KP. Such as coconut oil, am lactin, KP Duty, Glytone kit, microdermabrasion, dry brushing, exfoliating, cod liver oil supplements, vitamin D, vitamin A, creams upon creams upon creams.I bought this product with high hopes after reading all these miraculous reviews from other purchasers, so I thought, I'm convinced! I'll spend the $ & try it...yet again, more money down the drain with no results!I waited until I just about finished an entire bottle before writing a review.Sad to say, it did not work for me. :( It does make my skin "soft" but does not help with the unsightly red bumps that have covered my entire arms & forearms, thighs, and now calves! This is such an annoying condition! I honestly think that there aren't any miracle creams to banish KP, it starts from the inside... which means a proper diet, vitamins, sunshine, exercise.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Amazing, quick results!
I recently received three sample packs of this product and I am so glad I did - I have been battling small bumps/acne on my chest, shoulders, and neck and not even my 10% benzoyl treatment was doing the trick. I noticed it really flares up during hormonal times (of course it does!) and I hate that it controls my wardrobe - so embarrassing! I have only used this product for three days now and I am amazed how well it works. My skin is softer, practically bump and acne free, and so much smoother. I never thought an exfoliant is what I needed but this treatment lotion is amazing and just what I needed. Such a game changer in my life and now I will be for sure buying the full sized product!
(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Been buying regularly for over three years!
About Me Beauty Expert
I first went to a dermatologist for keratosis pilaris when I was 10 years old, I'm 28 now and still suffering from this skin condition. In the past 18 years I have tried countless remedies for this, things the dermatologist recommended, things I found online, in stores, etc. This product works the best out of everything I've tried over the past 18 years. My case is pretty severe on my upper arms and thighs, this product doesn't make it perfect, but it definitely decreases the appearance of the keratosis pilaris better than any other product I've tried. Like any skin product, you do have to use it on a regular basis, I've found it works best if I use it at morning and at night.
Seems this worked pretty well for me but diligence is key...
from beverly hills, CA
I feel like this lotion has worked pretty well for me- so I'm buying my second bottle now. I use it mainly for the bumpy and rough texture that I've recently been experiencing on my legs (thighs) but also back of arms too. It does need to be used on a regular basis...once I stopped using it seems like the rough texture has came right back. Not sure of there are other reasons for this but I do think this works. For me anyway! The smell is very tolerable for me, I don't hate it. Don't love it either...but it's fine.
i finally found a product that works on the small bumps on my upper arms. it leaves my skin soft and smooth (with daily use), and i now feel comfortable wearing sleeveless tops.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Effective if you have the time
By micellar water
from LA, CA
About Me Budget Buyer
It does work on KP, but you have to be consistent and it takes a long time. For me, I had to apply it morning AND night for any results to show. Reapply if you go to the gym everyday. It can get tedious in the morning when you're waiting for it to dry so you can put on your clothes. DO NOT put on your clothes when it's still wet or even just damp. Wait until it's completely dry. I personally like the smell. It smells like melon. It has a nice texture that easily spreads over large areas. It's hard for me to apply on my back so I can't comment on it's effectiveness on bacne.
from Camp Hill, PA
I have been using this product for couple of weeks now but didn't notice any difference. I have ingrown hair and bumps all over my legs, back of my thighs and some around my knees. My legs got really itchy and stung every time I put the product on. It doesn't burn or itch the back of my thighs where I have a patch of bumpy skin. I have been using it on only back of my thighs and stopped using on my legs. Haven't seen any difference. I am not sure if I am using the product incorrectly or not because I have heard a lot of good things about the product from others.
Can't believe it!
from Chicago, IL
About Me Brand Buyer
My best friend has a strong interest in aesthetics and ordered me 2 samples of this product after I showed her my struggles with acne, redness and acne scarring on my back, shoulders, and chest. I was skeptical. I've gone through a lot with expensive appointments and subscription pills that made me feel sick and did very little to help. I've bought a lot of expensive acne products, thinking I could buy my way to nice skin, but they did practically nothing. I've felt pretty hopeless, hiding my skin. I have skipped spending time with friends outdoors on hot days out of shame. I have lost sleep worried about having to wear a backless dress in a friend's wedding. In just one week of using the sample size packets on back, chest and shoulders, I already have seen dramatic improvements!! I think this really is the stuff my body has been needing and I can hardly believe it. I just bought and received my full size. So impressed by everything so far. Thank you Paula!
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1 week of use. Wish I had a before pic of redness
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(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Finally, a treatment for body acne that worked. I have blackhead and deep painful acne on my legs forever. Nothing else even changed them. This cream really is great! I have been using for 3 weeks and HUGE difference.