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RETINOL & MORE
from Montgomery, Alabama
About Me INGREDIENT PERFECTIONIST
Comments about RESIST Retinol Serum - 1 oz:
I love this retinol serum. All the resist treatments are superb but this is one of my favorites. I alternate between this and the resist antioxidant serum. I love that is has Vit C and retinol in it. Asuper effective product for dry skin, wrinkles and spots. Goes on oily but skin soaks it in in a matter of minutes. I love it!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
from North Florida
About Me Beauty Conscious
Thank you Paula for what you have done for all of us. I have followed your makeup advice since the 90's and read your books. I am grateful that my skin looks so good for my 65 years. I grew up in South. Fl in the 50s and basked in the sun using iodine and baby oil. About 6 years ago I began better skin care with another well known line formulated by an oriental doctor. And it did well enough, but was very expensive and somewhat irritating. Now, with your products, most of the darker areas are faded, my skin looks bright and clear and dewy. I love your retinol products. My skin is a bit delicate but used as recommended, I rarely have discomfort. Thank you for effective packaging, reasonable prices, and products that do not disappoint.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Greasy and Causes Breakouts!
from Boston, MA
About Me Skin Care Professional
I have combination skin, and purchased this product because I wanted to slowly introduce retinol into my regular routine. This product caused my skin to break out and felt very greasy and uncomfortable on my face. I wouldn't recommend purchasing this product.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
I would definitely buy this product again
By In fact I tell everyone!
from I wish I can. Up the product at a store
I have been using this product since May 2016. I get so many people stating I looke 10-15 years younger , I am 56 years old. I alway to that Paula's Choice! Great product.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
I purchased this product based on several very positive online reviews. What I am most displeased about is the texture. Most serums that I have used over the years have a nice "slip" and are very easy to glide over the face and smooth into the skin. This texture of this serum is a cross between tacky and oily. After I apply it, my face feels like it has a layer of sticky oil on it. Very odd. I will continue to use the product in the hopes that it will make some improvement of my skin. If it does, I might consider repurchasing, but I really wish the texture could be improved.
(14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)
Great Product, Terrible Packaging
from Vashon Island, WA
About Me Minimalist
I've never reviewed a product before but I think people should know this! The only reason I'm giving this a 3 instead of a 5 is because of the packaging. The product is lovely and feels great on my skin.It comes in a pre-measured pump dispenser, so you cannot control the amount of product you use. For me, one pump was too much. There is precious little product in there in the first place for $42, so it was gone in about 20 pumps. But the worst part is, you cannot unscrew it to get out the remaining product. I had to take a hammer to it with several hard blows in order to get to the week's worth of remaining product. Very poorly designed. Until this is changed I cannot recommend this product and will not be buying it again.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
By Running from wrinkles
from Home of the Oregon Ducks
I love this serum. I stopped using it after I bought Paula's retinol treatment but I missed it too much and now use both. This serum makes my skin look amazing! I feel soothed, pampered and protected after using it. I mix it with the recovery serum, the retinol treatment and the 25% vitamin C spot treatment. I mix it all together and slather it on. I find that a serum with the treatments is soothing and helps my dry sensitive skin not get irritated by the treatments and exfoliants.
Great starter for retinol use
from New York
About Me Beauty Conscious, Minimalist
I received a trial size sample of this back in December & started using it religiously at night as directed, along with the other products for PM and AM use. It's been very gentle on my skin and I could tell even after about 2 weeks of use that there were improvements to my skin texture & fine lines. A little goes a long way and this serum spreads smoothly & easily and leaves no greasy film, it sinks right in. I've most likely built a tolerance now and will be increasing to the 1% Clinical Retinol soon.
(10 of 16 customers found this review helpful)
HATE the new packaging of a great product
By Suz deMello
from Sacramento CA
I'd rate this product 5 stars (or more if I could) except that this company has changed the packaging to the detriment of customers. Instead of the flexible plastic tube it used to come in, it's now in a hard plastic dispenser, which makes it impossible to get all the (very expensive) serum out of the container. BOO!!!! HISS!!!!
Customer Service Response: Hello, and thank you for contacting us! These are actually two different products. The product shown in the picture that you sent is our RESIST Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum (which is still available in the same packaging), while the product that you received is our RESIST Intensive Wrinkle-Repair Serum With Retinol. If you would like to exchange this product, just contact our Client Services team!
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Favorite product ever!
from Mountain View, CA
I am 55, post-menopausal, with very dry skin now. It took me about a month to notice the difference this and the exfoliant were having together. Deep lines where my chins start were noticeably diminished. Another month and they had almost disappeared. I use the Resist line because it feels so good and works so well for me with the Intensive Repair Cream. People I work with are always surprised when they find out how old I am, usually guessing 10-15 years younger. I'm totally comfortable with my age, but delighted my skin doesn't show it ; )