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WOW!! Instant results!
from Chicago, IL
About Me Beauty Expert
Comments about RESIST Skin Brightening Treatment - 1 oz:
I noticed results after the first application, I woke up to brighter, smoother looking skin! I turn 50 this year and suddenly my skin looked dull. I have been a user of Retin A for years but I needed to amp up my routine. I have been a fan of Paula's Choice for a long time, and just added her Vitamin C and toner, I can't wait to see what the combination will do for me!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I had high hopes....
from New York
About Me Beauty Expert, Skin Care Professional
I received this along with the Retinol and Vitamin C serum ( trio) for Brightening. By process of deduction I figured out which one of the products gave me a Humongous Pustule on my nose :(. This one. I even gave it a second chance, and now I have milia ( little whiteheads) all over my cheeks. I unfortunately will have to Return it. The other 2 products are great!
Service and delivery comments:
Great delivery and service :)
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
from Brooklyn, NY
About Me Beauty Expert, Minimalist
I used two tubes of this product I do think it helped a bit with overall brighting and helping my post acne marks heal faster. Its very lightweight and easy to layer with other products. It wears well during the day under SPF and cosmetics or at night with other serums. I love how quickly it sinks into the skin and dries but its also a hydrating serum, I would buy again if I think my skin is starting to look dull or blotchy.
Expected to hate it, but fell in love after 3 days!
from Victoria, BC
About Me Beauty Conscious, Beauty Expert, Skin Care Professional
I received this as a free bonus gift with an order I placed on Cyber Monday. Being as I've hated every primer-like product I've ever tried, I expected this to end up being rendered to me "giveaway" cosmetics drawer, but something unexpected happened; I fell in love! First, it didn't clog my pores the way silicone-laden primers have in the past. I gave it 2 weeks to prove itself before leaving this review. I apply about a pea size amount all over my fave and eye area before applying makeup. I have moderate hyperpigmentation and didn't expect this to make a difference. I love how invisible this feels. It's super light and slips across the skin without leaving a slick or tacky feel. It doesn't make makeup ball up. It actually feels serum like, yet smooths like a primer. I notice a difference in skin smoothness and brightness when I wear this, either on full makeup, or little makeup days. It makes my skin look better. Last night (after two weeks of use) I'm beginning to notice my pigmented areas (chloasma) lightening a bit and blending into the rest of my skin tone. The effect is subtle, but any little bit of improvement helps, since I can't have laser and I have to use caution with hydraquinone. Overall, this is a 5 star product I will be reordering! Please don't discontinue this product, Paula! It rocks!
First Impression perfect!
from Taft, CA
About Me Beauty Conscious
I use this twice a day after serum, mostly around m eyes because its shimmery and pretty. I have sensitive skin and I have to be careful with brightening products, but this just soaks in and moisturizes my skin with no irritation. I haven't been using it long enough to tell if it will change my skin significantly but so far I'm a huge fan.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from Columbus, OH
My complexion is brighter and even toned after using this product. Also, the texture is great for application under make up. So many of the newer PC products contain glucoside, which is an allergen for me, so I'm thrilled this one doesn't. Please don't discontinue!
I have been using this product for a few years and I love it. I use it once daily under my makeup. I took a break from it once and my skin looked dull, the dark circles appeared darker. It really works for me and gives a glow to my skin. Thumbs up!
Gave me a serious reaction
I have pretty sensitive skin, but usually have really good results with Paula's products. This product I had ordered as a sample to try, and immediately after applying it my skin started turning red all over with intense burning. I washed it off and it stopped. Just as a reference, I've only ever had issues with the AHA and BHA products drying my skin out too much and slightly irritating it long term, but I've never had a reaction this bad from any other Paula's product. Lesson learned. Always test a small spot first.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Want to love this, but don't
from Houston, TX
About Me Minimalist
I wanted to love this product, but it burns when I put it on and makes me get redder. Those effects, do diminish, but it discourages me from using the product.I would love any suggestions for a substitute for my dry/combo skin that is pretty sensitive.
(6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
Works for me!
By Lynn L.
from Irvine, CA
I've been using this product for 8 months and it really does even out my skin tone. It's not a dramatic difference but I can tell that my skin looks duller if I don't use it regularly. For me, it will not completely fade my dark spots but only lighten them slightly. I have yet to find a product that fades dark spots. I have very acne prone combination skin and this is the only lightweight serum I have found that does not break me out and I have tried many.