RESIST Triple-Action Dark Spot Eraser 2% BHA Gel
Based on 277 reviews


RESIST Triple-Action Dark Spot Eraser 2% BHA Gel
This specialized anti-aging product with salicylic acid and hydroquinone (the gold-standard for skin lightening) improves the appearance of brown skin discolorations, while refining and smoothing the surface of skin.

RESIST Triple-Action Dark Spot Eraser 2% BHA Gel

Based on 277 reviews


This specialized anti-aging product with salicylic acid and hydroquinone (the gold-standard for skin lightening) improves the appearance of brown skin discolorations, while refining and smoothing the surface of skin.
  • Improves the appearance of dark spots
  • Reduces the appearance of enlarged pores
  • Sheer fluid gel easily absorbs into skin
  • Apply after cleansing, toning, & exfoliating
Skin Types:
All Skin Types
Anti-Aging, Brown Spots

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Why is it different?
RESIST Triple-Action Dark Spot Eraser 2% BHA Gel is a highly specialized anti-aging product that works in three ways to improve the appearance of skin: the gold standard skin-lightening ingredient hydroquinone fades dark spots and discolorations; salicylic acid exfoliates to smooth skin texture; and antioxidants help nurture skin for truly younger-looking, radiant results. Special packaging keeps the key sensitive ingredients stable and effective.

What does it do?
Restores an even skin tone by fading and lessening brown and/or dark spots. The silky-smooth, breathable gel glides on easily and absorbs without feeling sticky or greasy. BHA helps to improve the appearance of enlarged pores while plant-derived ingredients help quiet redness and calm skin. Special packaging and controlled dispensing keeps the key air-sensitive ingredients stable during use, so you’ll get maximum results from this potent dark-spot solution.

How to use

Apply a small amount before moisturizing. Spread a thin layer over areas where discolorations are a concern. Protect skin during the day with a product rated SPF 30 or greater (essential to prevent discolorations from recurring). Results for discolorations should appear after 8–12 weeks of consistent use.

For best results, do not use hydroquinone and benzoyl peroxide at the same time. A temporary dark staining of the skin may occur. If accidentally used together, wash the skin with soap and water to remove the staining.

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Product Ingredients

Active Ingredient: Hydroquinone 2% (skin lightening)
Other Ingredients:Water, Ethoxydiglycol (hydration), Butylene Glycol (hydration), Salicylic Acid (beta hydroxy acid/exfoliant), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (hydration/skin-soothing), Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract (fireweed extract/skin-soothing), Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate (skin-soothing), Glycerin (hydration/skin replenishing), Superoxide Dismutase (antioxidant), Allantoin (skin-soothing), Caprylyl Glycol (texture-enhancing/preservative), Hexylene Glycol (hydration/texture-enhancing), Hydroxyethylcellulose (texture-enhancing), Sodium Metabisulfite (stabilizer), Sodium Sulfite (stabilizer), Sodium Hydroxide (pH balancing), Polyquaternium-10 (texture-enhancing), Phytic Acid (antioxidant), Phenoxyethanol (preservative).

Ratings & Reviews

Save your money and time


This product does absolutely nothing, and is time-consuming and messy to use. Don't fall for the promise...

Abby McGregor


Two for One - Use all over as exfoliant and brightener!


This is a holy grail product for me. I have been using it for many years, since when ever they introduced it, could be 20 years. I figured since it has 2% BHA, it would exfoliate as well as the PC 2% BHA gel without hydroquinone, and it would also then keep freckles and age spots at bay. And I was right, it does. Two for one. I use it every day in the day time, after cleanser and toning, and before serums and sunscreen. No issues with it in the day time. At night I use a higher percentage PC BHA product. I am 59 and my skin looks great. I use a bunch of other PC products also.

Sue M

Vancouver, BC

Mixed feelings about this product


I've been using this product to get rid of several age spots. I've been using this for months and I'm almost done with my first tube. I'm very pleased with the results in terms of skin lightening. It takes months to see results, but my dark spots are almost gone. However, I don't like how this gel feels on my skin. It's very runny and feels greasy when applied, (although it gets absorbed pretty quickly if you use sparingly). You have to be careful because a lot of product comes out of the tube even with a very light squeeze and you can waste a lot of product this way. I use Retin A at night and haven't noticed any irritation using this product 1/day in the morning.






I had high hopes for this as I have developed malasma after pregnancy. I love the consistency and at first it made my skin feel super smooth but after a week of use I started breaking out really bad. After discontinuing use, my breakouts have cleared up. Back to the drawing board :(


San Diego, CA


Great formula; tube wastes/oxidizes gel (pump/drop, please!)


This is an excellent formula that begs for pump packaging (airtight would be ideal) or at minimum a dropper top (akin to the new 4% BHA and 10% AHA) to allow greater control over dispensing the gel and avoiding oxidation. Thank you in advance for your consideration of this well intended suggestion!


Jersey Shore, USA


Slowly but surely


I use this twice daily after cleansing and hyaluronic acid serum, before moisturizer. At first I didn't think it was working, but I had taken "before pictures". So now that I can compare 5 months later, I see it really has reduced my pigmentation spots and redness. I've always had freckles but they had started to clump more into age spots. I definitely noticed this product was given a chance to work once fall and winter set it. It doesn't so much remove spots, but prevents them from coming back after they fade away. So you do need to use SPF and keep out of the sun when you can.


Columbus, OH


Good for PIH


Been using this consistently for about a year now. When I first started off it burned my skin like crazy, as it was my first time using an AHA, so I mixed it in with my moisturizer and used it every other night. Now that my skin is used to it I use it every night on areas where my skin is dark + where I have acne scars. A little goes a long way. This product, along with consisten use of sunscreen have changed my skin. My acne scars aren't gone yet but this has definitely helped. A year later I feel like the product isn't as effective as it was when I first started using it so once its gone I wont repurchase, but I do recommend the product.




Fades previous acne scars


I've tried all kinds of lotions and treatments and creams for my previous acne scars and nothing has worked so far. This gel truly shows results . Just two weeks of this treatment and Ive stopped wearing makeup everyday to cover my spots. Hoping to use it consistently to get rid of them for good!


Toronto , Canada

Helped with cystic acne


After doing some research, I decided to try this (in combo with new toner & exfoliant) for really bad cystic acne...not only did it reduce the scarring, it helped reduce the pain and duration of the pimples from hell. Granted it took a long time to see real results on acne scars/skin tone, but now I almost never get those mountains of misery popping up anymore! 4 stars bc of the texture, but for me, 100% worth it.


Sacramento, CA


Finally found a product that helps get rid of dark spots


I love the light weight formula, a little goes a long way. Stay consistent with the product and it will achieve what it says it will. I have oily/combo skin type and I've always struggled with hyper pigmentation and acne scars. this product has helped me drastically.


Tucson, AZ


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