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My skin is glowing
By Eileen M
from Houston, Texas
About Me Minimalist
Comments about Power Couple: Resist C15 + Resist Retinol Serum - Complete Duo:
I use this combination daily at night. During the day I will use the Resist C 15 with my moisturizer. The texture of my skin has changed and it feels more hydrated without feeling oily. I was always afraid to use any product that seemed oily because of my oily combination skin. This is a perfect duo. People that I haven't seen in a while say that my skin is glowing! I have not been afraid to go without make-up!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
from Tucson, AZ
About Me Beauty Conscious
I've been using these products together and separately for nearly a month and really haven't noticed a positive/negative change in my skin. I really like the texture/consistency of the serum but I really don't like the smell of the C15 (it has a rotten smell to me) I've really been getting into anti-aging products over the last year and haven't noticed a lick of difference with anything I've used. I think I just got caught up with all the hype. Aging is inevitable so I'll just deal with it :)
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Customer Service Response: Hello, and thank you for sharing your experience with us - we're sorry to hear this didn't work as expected for you! Please contact a member of our Customer Care team, who can assist you with a possible exchange or refund.
(11 of 12 customers found this review helpful)
I use this duo along with the Resist barrier Repair. I am 44 years old and while I have tired everything under the sun, I had never heard of Paula's Choice. After viewing a utube tutorial I decided to try it. I have never used a retinol product so this is a first. I used it for the first week daily and while my skin "felt" a little sensitive, it didn't look irritated in fact it looked the best ever. The reason for the sensitivity was (I believe I could be wrong) was the new skin coming through after soughing off the old. I love the fact that these products can be used under the eye. My skin looks better than it did in my twenties. I can't believe how much money I have wasted on products that don't work. The serum is so silky my skin drinks it up and for a "retinol" it actually soothes it. Basically this duo and the barrier repair is cheaper than some eye creams I have used in the past. This stuff works and people of all ages should be using it. So glad I watch utube!! Just make 100% sure you use sunscreen! Your skin will be like a baby's, very new and needing that protection. This is the fountain of youth. These products can be used during the day as well..sunscreen sunscreen sunscreen!!!
(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Surprisingly nice results
By Makeup Maven
from Great Lakes
About Me Beauty Conscious, Beauty Expert
Because I have sensitive skin, I started with just the C15 for 2 nights. No issue, so I added in the Retinol serum, and used this mixture every other night for about 5 days to let my skin adjust. Now I use the mixture every night. No breakouts or irritation.It's been about 3-1/2 weeks now and my skin is more radiant. I also think some of the tiny creases around my eyes are beginning to fill in a bit. Normally products like this take 8-12 weeks to show results, but so far so good. I really have no cons at all, not even the packaging - so far it's working well for me. Next week I'll try adding the BHA Lotion on top at night as well for maximum benefits.
(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Breaks me out
By Christina, L
I really wanted to love this, especially considering how expensive it is, but the C15 makes my skin break out in little bumps. I tried using it with the wrinkle serum and didn't know which one was causing the reaction. So I used them seperately and found out is was the C15. I don't have sensitive skin, so I'm not sure why I'm having a reaction to it. I'm really disappointed. I haven't really seen a difference with the serum yet either, but I will keep using it util it's gone.
Customer Service Response: Hi Christina! Thank you for sharing your experience, and we're sorry the C15 didn't work out here. If you would contact our Customer Care Team, they would be happy to help with a refund, exchange or answer any questions.
(11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)
Completely transformed my skin
By Amanda M
I no longer need to use my 10% Benzoyl Peroxide to keep my acne at bay. This retinol serum (and C15) along with the 2% BHA Liquid have completely cleared and brightened my whole complexion. The metal and lunch meat smell (comes from ferulic acid) in the C15 is totally worth the results =] I will forever repurchase and recommend this duo!
(8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)
By Michelle G.
This power couple is AMAZING! I used the Retinol serum before the C-15 was introduced and was satisfied as it was better than the 20 other overpriced high end serums I've used but combined with C-15 it is impossible to go without. My face is brighter, smoother, firmer, clearer, and I can forgo foundation! Most days I just throw on SPF 30 and a smile. My frown line has almost disappeared and at age 39 I am so happy I finally found something that actually does what it claims. Truly THANK YOU PAULA
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
A must have for anyone in their late 20's and up!!! I use this with Skin Balancing Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum with Retinol and the results are remarkable. I don't find the need to buy any other expensive products in the market since these are truly effective. My acne/ marks are under control, skin looks a lot smoother and younger!!! For anyone having issues with wrinkles and acne, this is a must have and don't forget that wonderful Serum!!! This is all I need!!!
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Big difference in my skin
By MELISSA N.
After only three weeks of nightly use, I can feel the change in my skin - it's become much smoother to the touch! I'm also noticing fine lines and slackness diminishing. Since I have never used one without the other in this duo, I don't know if it's the serum, the booster, or a combination of the two, but I'm impressed!
By MICHELLE G.
I've been using this combo for about two weeks now and the results are amazing. I have always had oily skin, but in the past year or two it's also gotten really dry, on top of the oiliness. I've used Paula's products for 10+ years, and I hadn't found the right mix to take care of this new issue. Until now! I noticed results after the first use - my skin was smoother and softer than it had been in a long time. I would definitely recommend these!!