RESIST Barrier Repair Moisturizer with Retinol
Based on 404 reviews


RESIST Barrier Repair Moisturizer with Retinol
A remarkable skin-renewing anti-aging moisturizer that nourishes dehydrated skin while promoting a firmer-looking, radiant complexion.

RESIST Barrier Repair Moisturizer with Retinol

Based on 404 reviews


A remarkable skin-renewing anti-aging moisturizer that nourishes dehydrated skin while promoting a firmer-looking, radiant complexion.
  • Advanced formula targets all signs of aging
  • Retinol helps improve the appearance of wrinkles
  • Hydrating, creamy formula
  • Use as the last step in your PM skincare routine
Skin Types:
Dry/Very Dry Skin
Wrinkles, Anti-Aging

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    1.7 oz
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Why is it different?
RESIST Barrier Repair Moisturizer goes beyond moisturizing to deliver an innovative mix of research-proven ingredients known to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, dull skin tone, and loss of firmness.

What does it do?
Helps prevent moisture loss while still feeling light on skin. Its silky lotion texture is infused with retinol to visibly reduce the appearance of wrinkles and to firm skin. It also has a unique complex of antioxidants that reduce the effects of environmental assault.
How to use

Ideal for softening and smoothing the face, neck and eye area. At night, use as the last step in your skincare routine. For daytime, follow with a broad-spectrum sunscreen rated SPF 30 or greater.

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Product Ingredients

Water (Aqua), Dicaprylyl Carbonate (emollient), Glycerin (hydration/skin replenishing), Ethylhexyl Stearate (texture-enhancing), Cocoglycerides (emollient), Butyrospermum Parkii Butter (shea butter/antioxidant/emollient), Squalane (emollient), Sodium Polyacrylate (texture-enhancing), Lecithin (skin-restoring), Adenosine (skin-restoring), Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1 (skin-restoring), Ceramide NP (hydration/skin replenishing), Retinol (skin-restoring), Punica Granatum Extract (pomegranate extract/antioxidant), Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract (green tea extract/antioxidant), Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract (licorice extract/skin-soothing), Tetrahydrodiferuloylmethane (antioxidant), Tetrahydrodemethoxydiferuloylmethane (antioxidant), Tetrahydrobisdemethoxydiferuloylmethane (antioxidant), Tocopheryl Acetate (antioxidant), Chamomilla Recutita Matricaria Flower Extract (skin-soothing), Glycine Soja Seed Extract (soybean extract/antioxidant), Glycine Soja Oil (soybean oil/emollient/antioxidant), Butylene Glycol (hydration), Propylene Glycol (hydration), Glyceryl Polymethacrylate (texture-enhancing), Xanthan Gum (texture-enhancing), Phenoxyethanol (preservative).

Ratings & Reviews

Favorite PM moisturizer


Paula's Choice makes some of the best skincare products out there, and this one is no exception. I have very sensitive skin that is combo in summer and dry in fall and winter. I have never gotten a rash or breakout from this. I can't say my skin has improved, only because my skin is in great shape and has almost no lines. Now, I have been using PC cleansers, toners, sunscreen, alpha and beta hydroxy, and moisturizers since 2003 (15 years!) and my skin hasn't really aged. I'm 44 and always get a double take when someone looks at my driver's license; most people think I am at least 10 years younger. I can't say it is all due to PC products, but I am not going to mess with a good thing!


Austin, TX




So when i ordered it i was like ok i have 50 other products lets splurge some on this bottle as well.When i applied it i was so impressed. This is the best moisturizer on earth. It has amazing texture, very silky with luxurious feel. And in the morning your skin feels so fresh young and innocent it is just surprising how well you managed to reach the perfect duo






I had restalyne injections about 15 months ago, and I haven't had to do it again because of this moisturizer. It really does reduce the appearance of fine lines amazingly well! Sometimes, if I pass a mirror, I can't believe my skin looks so good. I gave this to my daughter and she said the same thing - the lines of her forehead look almost gone! I highly recommend this.


Delray Beach, Fk


I love the moisturizer but the packaging -- erg!!!


I don't know what to say. I have three semi full bottles of this stuff. The bottles don't work. I am done with paula's choice and I have been a customer for years. I can't keep buying these bottles that don't work. and, you can't get into them to get the stuff out. I will have to break the bottles to get to the product.






This product was not an issue with my sensitive skin, and it is moisturizing but does not feel heavy. While using for about a month, I noticed the fine lines on my forehead and slightly enlarged pores on my cheeks diminished enough for me to notice. I ran out and the fine lines are back, so I reordered.

May 4774

North East USA


Extremely irritating around the eyes


I have been a faithful Pauls's Choice customer for three years and counting. This product has been in my arsenal all along, but cumulative use has sensitized the area around my eyes. It's great for the neck and chest, but a word of warning is in order: retinol around the eyes is not necessarily a good thing. Bottom line, yes, I would recommend this moisturizer to a friend, *with caution.*

Sensitive Cyn

Portland OR




Not a good product. Did nothing. Don't waste your money.



Did nothing for me


I never leave bad reviews, I usually just don't buy the product again. But this did absolutely nothing to my skin. No improvement in the fine lines at all, I used the Luna oil for a week before this one and I saw results the first day of using it. I wanted to try a less pricey retinol and contacted Paula's choice customer service. They were really nice and great, they suggest this product after telling them I used Luna before. I really wanted to like it, but I did not :( However I liked the resist serum and BHA liquid.



I really want to like this product, but...


I really want to like this product, but once the product has dried, my skin feels dry after I use this. I have to use a moisturizer on top of it.

ER Vet

Seattle, WA


A must have for any anti-aging regime


I can't live without this moisturizer. I use it at night after a serum and my skin is so soft and smooth in the morning. I have recommended it to many people who agree it is a necessary component to all skin care regimes. When I visit spas, I am always compliment on how great my skin looks and I tell them about this moisturizer!


Toronto, Ontario


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