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Paula's Choice RESIST BHA 9 for Stubborn Imperfections

Paula's Choice RESIST BHA 9 for Stubborn Imperfections


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4.62 / 5 based on 37 Reviews

Product Description

RESIST BHA 9 is a first-of-its-kind spot treatment specially formulated to address your most stubborn skin imperfections. The technology behind BHA 9 is indeed unique, allowing for a controlled, sustained release of salicylic acid without diminishing any of its effectiveness. In fact, you will have enhanced results without dryness or irritation! BHA 9 for Stubborn Imperfections has a pH range of 3.2-3.5. BHA 9 can do all of the following: Unclog pores with the first use. Diminish white bumps. Minimize enlarged pores. Refine a. see more...

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Paula's Choice RESIST BHA 9 for Stubborn Imperfections
Paula's Choice RESIST BHA 9 for Stubborn Imperfections
Reviews (37)
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Tonya W.
22 reviews
If I could rate this higher than 5 starts, I would. Hands down the best skin care product I've ever used on my face. I've had this pesky little black head next to my mouth for about a year now. I've tried everything, and numerous nights of trying to pop it (I know that's bad) and nothing happened. Recently it started getting bigger, so I thought there was a chance I could pop it and it would go away. Wrong. Well I put this gel on it for one night, and it's almost completely gone. I'm blown away. I can't wait to wake up tomorrow morning and see what it looks like. I will continue to use this product, until they discontinue it. Even my boyfriend was amazed with how well it looks. I regret not taking a before and after picture. It's also made my pores disappear, and my dark circles/ I have a couple little white bumps under my eyes vanish. I'm one happy girl!!
Susanna M.
85 reviews
HOLY GRAIL blemish treatment.
This is my must-have skincare product. I started using this almost a year ago after changing up my skincare routine. I have had moderate acne since I was a teenager (I'm 28 now), and my skin was red, flaking, dry, and inflamed from all the products I had tried over the years.
I finally got rid of all my harsh cleansers, scrubs, and lotions, and switched to a gentle cleaner and anti-aging moisturizer. I use Paula's Choice 2% BHA liquid as a serum twice a day before moisturizing, then add the RESIST BHA 9 as a last steop on active blemishes overnight.
My skin hasn't looked this clear in over a decade. This treatment is effective and will clear up acne overnight with NO irritation. I absolutely love it. The only problem with it is the packaging. When you press the pump, too much of the product dispenses.
Evolyn S.
11 reviews
This is an AMAZING product. I've bought a few sample bottles before getting the full size and I have been in love with this stuff for a while now. I've had a group of stubborn pimples on my cheek for a few weeks now and I put this on them and the next morning they were almost gone. The redness and swelling went down drastically. I would definitely recommend this. Many people have commented that the pump pumps way to much, and it really does. However, I pump it into the little sample bottle and use it from the sample bottle so I don't waste anything.
Kristopher A.
12 reviews
BHA9 from Paulas Choice is the most effective & powerful blemish busting treatment I have EVER came across! It's powered by salicylic acid in a concentration of 9% that quickly zaps zits and enlarged pores OVERNIGHT! In the unfortunate case where a pimples does pop up ūüėĘ, I apply a thin layer at bedtime and the evil devil is gone the next day! Gone, vanished! The black vile is like a magician's wand that can do magic for your skin! I can't recommend this product enough!!
Rumour E.
17 reviews
I love, love, love this product! It is like my little acne miracle. Whenever I get a pimple it will stay on my face forever, long after I think it should have been healed! Well, this helps with that problem so much, it will take a couple of nights of application for the red spot to go away. It also helps if you feel a pimple coming, you can put it on to help prevent the pimple from forming.
Devon R.
Chula Vista, Ca
8 reviews
I have used this in conjunction with the 2% BHA liquid and it has worked wonders! If I have a stubborn blemish/breakout this usually helps clear it up much faster than just the 2% BHA. I use the 2% BHA daily and the BHA 9 on breakouts and my skin appreciates it!
Kelsey H.
348 reviews
I don't know how to express all my feelings about this product. Haha it just works! If you have milia, texture, lines, blemishes, this will get rid of them over night. You must remember to hydrate and exfoliate! It is a Retinol after all
Nicole K.
147 reviews
I like to use this on my nose where I get blackheads sometimes. I also use this on any hormonal cystic acne that might pop up and it goes away faster. The only con is the pump and what little amount of product you get for the money.
Christine E.
Virginia Bch, VA
160 reviews
I loved the texture of this product, it was a thick serum. I will use this as a spot treatment when I feel a pimple coming in, and I will use it all over my face with a thick moisturizer on top about once a week. I never get irritation from this but I also don't have sensitive skin and my skin is very oily. My face will feel so soft and smooth after using and my pores feel good and clear.
Kayla C.
201 reviews
I adore this stuff. I do hate the packaging as it always seems to squirt out a lot at a time but I'm willing to over look that because this will change my skin overnight. It makes my pores less noticeable and changed the texture of my skin completely. I will keep repurchasing this. When I put it on problem areas, I notice a change overnight. I only use it at night about every other night and I don't see myself changing that any time soon.
Jeanelle W.
Baltimore, MD
4 reviews
Will this help with uneven skin tone??
Val C.
Somerset, NJ
9 reviews
I have some acne scars as well as an injury scar that I have treated with hydroquinone. I have used various chem peels for acne and would like to try this product to see if is comparable to a more expensive peel. I have tried other Paula's Choice products and loved everyone of them.
samantha c.
Glen Burnie, MD
34 reviews
Does this help with milia? the whit bumps underneath eyes
Rachel S.
188 reviews
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Does anyone else have issues with the pump? It pumps wayyyy too much out!!?
Nicole M.
78 reviews
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Level 3
What is this suppose to do I've been using it for about a month under my eyes to get rid of those tiny bumps. The bumps still there fyi

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