RESIST Anti-Aging Serum Foundation - Matte
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RESIST Anti-Aging Serum Foundation - Matte
A complexion-enhancing, matte finish liquid foundation with research-based anti-aging ingredients that help skin look visibly smoother and younger.

RESIST Anti-Aging Serum Foundation - Matte

Based on 190 reviews

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A complexion-enhancing, matte finish liquid foundation with research-based anti-aging ingredients that help skin look visibly smoother and younger.
  • Highly pigmented formula diffuses imperfections
  • Antioxidants & ceramides provide anti-aging benefits
  • Soft-focus matte finish
  • Medium, buildable coverage
Skin Types:
All Skin Types
Concerns:
Wrinkles

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    Level 0
    $35.00 $26.25
    Level 1
    $35.00 $26.25
    Level 2
    $35.00 $26.25
    Level 3
    $35.00 $26.25
    Level 4
    $35.00 $26.25
    Level 5
    $35.00 $26.25
    Level 6
    $35.00 $26.25
    Level 7
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Why is it different?
RESIST Anti-Aging Serum Foundation contains an exclusive blend of ingredients including replenishing antioxidants like green tea. Together with complexion-enhancing natural pigments, it diffuses imperfections and visibly softens and improves signs of aging. You get an array of anti-aging benefits in a lightweight, silky texture that suspends over fine lines and smooths uneven skin tone for a soft-focus, long-wearing, smooth matte finish.
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What does it do?
Combines the benefits of a skin-smoothing foundation with the anti-aging benefits of a beautifully formulated serum.
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How to use

During the day, apply over your daytime moisturizer with SPF; for evening makeup application, apply over your nighttime moisturizer. Using a makeup sponge, clean fingertips, or foundation brush, blend foundation with short, downward strokes. Can be applied around the eye area. Layer as needed to increase amount of coverage. Follow with the rest of your makeup routine.

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Research

Experimental Gerontology, January 2015, pages 147-155

Free Radical Biology & Medicine, January 2015, pages 213-223

Biomolecules and Therapeutics, July 2014, pages 321-327

Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry, May 2014, pages 1,029-1,036

ISRN Dermatology, September 2013, pages 1-11

Oxidative Medicine and Celllar Longevity, June 2012, ePublication

International Jounal of Molecular Sciences, July 2007, pages 670-679

Clinical Interventions in Aging, December 2006, pages 327-348

Ingredients
Product Ingredients

Isododecane (texture enhancer), Water (Aqua), Hydrogenated Polydecene (emollient), Tricaprylin (texture enhancer), Nylon-12, Quaternium-90 Bentonite (absorbents), Butylene Glycol (texture enhancer/hydration), Dimethicone (texture enhancer), Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone (skin softening), Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate (emollient), Magnesium Sulfate (thickener) , Resveratrol (grape-derived antioxidant), Glycyrrhetinic Acid (skin soothing), Retinyl Palmitate (vitamin A/antioxidant), Adenosine (skin-restoring ingredient), Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract (antioxidant), Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-12 (skin-restoring, skin-replenishing ingredient), Tribehenin, Ceramide NG (skin-replenishing ingredients), Tremella Fuciformis Sporocarp Extract (antioxidant), Allantoin (skin soothing), Montmorillonite (absorbent), Propylene Carbonate, Boron Nitride (texture enhancers), Dimethicone Crosspolymer-3 (film-forming agent), Betaine (hydration), Glycerin (skin-replenishing ingredient), Glycereth-12 (hydration), Glyceryl Cocoate (emulsifier), Triethoxycaprylylsilane (texture enhancer), Citric Acid (pH adjuster), Xanthan Gum (thickener), C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate (emollient), PEG-10 Phytosterol (skin-softening), Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Benzoate (preservatives). May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499).

Ratings & Reviews

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RESIST Anti-Aging Serum Foundation - Matte
 
2.4

(based on 190 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (45)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (32)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (90)

32%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (73)
  • Good pigmentation (52)
  • Easy to apply (48)
  • Easy to take-off (48)
  • Blends well (42)

Cons

  • Difficult to apply (73)
  • Heavy (47)
  • Clumpy (33)
  • Doesn't work (32)
  • Poor coverage (30)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (40)
  • Sensitive skin (21)
  • All skin types (18)
  • Going out (17)
  • Daily use (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (70), Classic style (61), Beauty conscious (22), Trendy style (10), Survivalist / minimalist (9)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (15), Dry (11), Normal (7)

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4.0

Love it - please don't discontinue!

By LJ

from CA

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
    • Redness/ Blotchiness
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about RESIST Anti-Aging Serum Foundation - Matte:

    I wanted to try this but almost didn't because of the poor reviews. I'm so glad I did! It does take extra effort to blend in, but it looks amazing on. I use a beauty blender sponge or wedge and then go over again once I have concealer on with a sturdy blending brush. I love it. Hope it stays in Paula's line!

    Service and delivery comments:

    yes

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 45-59
     
    1.0

    Only PC product I strongly dislike

    By MamaLlama

    from Utah

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

      Cons

      • Heavy
      • Not Effective

      Best Uses

        Comments about RESIST Anti-Aging Serum Foundation - Matte:

        I don't like this foundation. It's chalky and difficult to apply. I tried mixing it with moisturizer, and while that helped, it still didn't look right. Here's another vote for bringing back Barely There Tint - loved that stuff!

        Service and delivery comments:

        Always prompt delivery.

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
        • Age:
        • 30-44
         
        2.0

        Just Can't Like This Product

        By Jin

        from Maryland

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Not Effective

          Best Uses

            Comments about RESIST Anti-Aging Serum Foundation - Matte:

            When I came to the site last time and discovered All Bases Covered was gone, I was so disappointed but hopeful about the only foundation Paula's Choice now offers. I've been using it for more than a month now and just can't like it. Forget looking younger...I look older. For me, this product feels heavier than ABC, is really hard to blend, and actually makes my pores look bigger; it accentuates, rather than covers, trouble spots and makes my face look dry, even with ample moisturizer.

            Over years, I've been thrilled with PC products, especially the only-foundation-I'll-ever-buy-again All Bases Covered (it was PERFECT). And I rarely submit product reviews of any kind. But I had to speak up. Paula's Choice, would you please consider bringing back All Bases Covered or something formulated like it? As another reviewer said, I'll be needing to go to the makeup counter for the first time in years. I have just a little ABC left and am saving it for special occasions. It's hard to imagine that, in the testing phase, this product consistently performed better than ABC. If it ain't broke, don't fix it!

            Service and delivery comments:

            Service and delivery great, as always.

            • Skin Type:
            • Dry
            • Age:
            • 45-59
             
            2.0

            Not great

            By Andrea

            from OHIO

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Greasy
              • Heavy
              • Not Effective

              Best Uses

                Comments about RESIST Anti-Aging Serum Foundation - Matte:

                Let me begin by saying, I don't think I've ever left a negative review about Paula's Choice products. I have to agree with other reviewers: don't know WHY previous foundations were discontinued! Best Face Forward and Barely There Matte Tint were perfection! They looked so natural, agreed with my skin and stayed on through the day.
                This new foundation doesn't look natural at all - looks like I'm wearing a mask. Also, seems to fade in patches when I use over the Daily Moisturizing Lotion. Only good thing I can say is that like all of Paula's products, doesn't irritate my very sensitive skin. Again, I implore Paula to bring back the old formulas.

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                • Age:
                • 30-44
                 
                5.0

                Very concentrated- must thoroughly blend!

                By Fashion ninja

                from Royersford, PA

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Long Lasting
                • Looks natural
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Redness/ Blotchiness
                  • Uneven Skin Tone

                  Comments about RESIST Anti-Aging Serum Foundation - Matte:

                  I am 50, Korean, light skin toned, with freckles and dark circles under my eyes. I have combination skin and my main concerns are clogged pores, enlarged pores, and discoloration. I use a PC RESIST exfoliator, serum, and moisturizer every night before bed (have been for maybe 8-10 years?). My makeup routine is minimal, and I like this foundation a lot. I've been using it everyday for almost a year, and I think it makes my face look more even toned and polished, but still natural. First I put RESIST Youth-Extending Daily Hydrating Fluid (SPF 50!) all over my face, and it acts nicely as a primer. Then I dispense slightly less than a complete pump of the Level 4 foundation and dot it all over. I use my fingertips to blend it in, and it does take some time, but I end up with thorough, NATURAL looking coverage. My freckles are still visible, but my under eye circles are nearly invisible, and the redness around the corners of my nose and the corners of my eyes is completely covered. Using a cushy, terry powder puff, I set it with loose, translucent setting powder where my face gets oily (also where my pores are big), which makes my pores disappear, and my makeup lasts all day. I've tried using this foundation without the Hydrating Fluid first, and I _don't_ get good results- too chalky looking.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Problem free, as always.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination
                  • Age:
                  • 45-59
                   
                  1.0

                  I would never buy this product again!!

                  By Jan

                  from Las Vegas, NV

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Comments about RESIST Anti-Aging Serum Foundation - Matte:

                  This is the worst makeup I have ever tried. I have used PC makeup for the past 17 years and LOVED them! Touted it to everyone I knew. PLEASE bring back the old makeup - "All Bases Covered" and "Barely There" - also I'm appalled you have only one choice. You are better than that!

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Dry
                  • Age:
                  • 60+
                   
                  1.0

                  Ugh, Not for me

                  By On the Hunt

                  from Columbia MD

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Non-Greasy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about RESIST Anti-Aging Serum Foundation - Matte:

                      I couldn't easily put on face, much less feel or look natural. Like others, did try to mix with moisturizer, no help. I loved the previous product, used it for years. But, I can't say anything pro about this particular product.

                      Service and delivery comments:

                      Customer Service and Delivery always great!

                      • Skin Type:
                      • Combination
                      • Age:
                      • 45-59
                       
                      1.0

                      Caused red bumps for me

                      By Lorie

                      from St. Paul, MN

                      About Me Minimalist

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Irritates Skin

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about RESIST Anti-Aging Serum Foundation - Matte:

                          Really, really liked my All Bases Covered Foundation (Normal*Dry) that I had in Sand color. Not thrilled that one product is now replaced with two products for same use. But, gave it a try. Replaced it with Level 4 + the base moisturizer stuff. Didn't mind the feel of the combo, but the color appeared darker on my skin and after second and third applications, red bumps started to pop up. Stopped using it, red bumps went away. A week later, tried again and the red bumps returned. Grrr. Now I have no options to choose from for foundation from Paula's Choice.

                          • Skin Type:
                          • Dry
                          • Age:
                          • 45-59
                           
                          3.0

                          I have really tried to like this.

                          By Sonja

                          from Olathe, KS

                          About Me Beauty Conscious

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Total coverage

                          Cons

                          • Does not blend well
                          • Heavy
                          • Too drying

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about RESIST Anti-Aging Serum Foundation - Matte:

                            I have used PC for about 14 years. I really tried to like this new foundation. I feel like I have normal skin but this foundation makea my skin so dry. It makes it look flaky. It's awful. And it doesn't blend well. I even bought a second color hoping I could combine. I've tried to mix it with my PC moisturizer and the oil as well neither works. I'm so sad. I need a foundation. Please bring back All Bases Covered. I have a little left and save it for special occasions. It's sad. I'm afraid after 14 yes I will have to make a trip to the cosmetic counter.

                            Service and delivery comments:

                            Customer service is ways great here. And products arrive so quickly.

                            • Skin Type:
                            • Normal
                            • Age:
                            • 30-44
                             
                            2.0

                            Unflattering finish..... challenging to blend

                            By Skoobie

                            from Boise, id

                            About Me Skin Care Professional

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Pros

                            • Non-Greasy

                            Cons

                            • Dry chalky finish

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about RESIST Anti-Aging Serum Foundation - Matte:

                              The finish of this is dry and cakey . It's a challenge to blend. I've used multiple primers underneath as well as different blending tools. I just can't make it work. First time disliking a p.c. product..... Been using for many years..

                              Service and delivery comments:

                              Always prompt delivery

                              • Skin Type:
                              • Oily
                              • Age:
                              • 45-59

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