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Paula's Choice Skincare

RESIST Weekly Resurfacing Solution with 10% Alpha Hydroxy Acid

2.00 fl. oz. for $ 36.00
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*Note: this product has been discontinued.

RESIST Weekly Resurfacing Solution with 10% Alpha Hydroxy Acid is an exfoliant with 10% glycolic acid (AHA) formulated in a liquid base designed to enhance results while also treating skin to calming soothing agents. The result will be fresher, smoother, younger-looking skin overnight! With ongoing use, skin looks younger, more even and radiant, too.

The toner-like formula penetrates quickly to exfoliate dry, uneven skin while infusing it with a powerful blend of antioxidants. This powerful solution is ideal for normal to dry skin (though its fluid texture may be an option for those with oily to combination skin as well). It's suitable for skin with hard, stubborn, white bumps, even skin prone to milia.

You're directed to use this solution once weekly, but those with exceptionally stubborn skin concerns may find that 4–5 times per week produces excellent results. As with all Paula's Choice exfoliants, this is formulated within the pH range glycolic acid needs to work best.

Pros:
  • Reveals fresher, smoother skin overnight.
  • Evens out skin tone for radiant-looking skin.
  • Improves signs of environmental damage on the face, neck, and chest.
Cons:
  • None.
Jar Packaging: No
Tested on animals: No

This exclusive, extraordinary resurfacing solution is an exfoliant formulated to reveal youthfully radiant skin overnight. It couples antioxidants with 10% glycolic acid in a unique liquid delivery system, along with innovative soothing agents, guarantees impressive results that are visible from the first application. Fragrance- and colorant-free, this weekly solution is recommended as an integral part of the Paula's Choice Resist line for younger-looking skin.

Water (Aqua), Methylpropanediol (hydration), Glycolic Acid (alpha hydroxy acid/exfoliant), Butylene Glycol (hydration), Sodium Hydroxide (pH adjuster), Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract (antioxidant), Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe) Leaf Juice (hydration/skin-soothing), Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (vitamin C/antioxidant), Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate (skin-soothing), Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract (skin-soothing), Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract (antioxidant), Arctium Lappa (Burdock) Root Extract (skin-soothing), Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract (skin-soothing), Borago Officinalis (Borage) Extract (antioxidants), Boerhavia Diffusa Root Extract (antioxidants), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract (skin-soothing), Lamium Album (White Nettle) Flower Extract (antioxidant), Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract (skin-soothing), Salix Nigra (Willow) Bark Extract (skin-soothing), Ulmus Fulva (Slippery Elm) Bark Extract (skin-soothing), Glycerin (hydration/skin replenishing), Allantoin (skin-soothing), Propylene Glycol (solvent), Tetrasodium EDTA (stabilizer), Phenoxyethanol (preservative).

Paula's Choice Skincare At-A-Glance

 

Paula's Choice Skincare was established in 1995 when best-selling beauty author and consumer advocate Paula Begoun (known as The Cosmetics Cop) decided to develop her own products.

As a natural evolution of Paula's personal mission to help consumers find the best products for their skin, the line has grown into an extensive range of skincare and makeup products that are formulated to meet the needs of almost every skin type and skin concern imaginable, from acne to wrinkles.

Paulas Choice Skincare relies on published research where available to discover the best ingredients for skin. Stable packaging is another feature of the brand, using innovative, opaque, and air-tight or air-restrictive components that keep antioxidants and other light- and air-sensitive ingredients from breaking down. The line is also 100% fragrance-free.

Disclosure: Paula Begoun is the creator of Beautypedia and founder of Paula's Choice Skincare products. Reviewing thousands of skincare and makeup products over the past 30 years, both on this site and in her best-selling books, Paula's mission has always been to help consumers find the best products possible for their skin. The Beautypedia Team proudly and unequivocally maintains this commitment. In addition, The Beautypedia Team reviews all products using the same rating standards and criteria, whether it is a Paula's Choice product or another brand.

Why are Paula's Choice Skincare products rated highly? The Paula's Choice Skincare Team would not launch a product unless it was worthy of a high rating from The Beautypedia Team. Paula and The Beautypedia Team were researching and reviewing products long before Paula's Choice Skincare ever existed and consumers were constantly requesting a skincare brand that met all of Beautypedias criteria. As a result, The Paula's Choice Skincare Team was created and uses the same research and criteria to formulate Paula's Choice products as The Beautypedia Team uses to review products.

For more information about Paula's Choice, call (800) 831-4088 or visit www.paulaschoice.com.

About the Experts

The Beautypedia team consists of skin care and makeup experts personally trained by the original Cosmetics Cop and best-selling beauty author, Paula Begoun. We’re fascinated by skin care and makeup products and thrilled when they meet or exceed our expectations, but we’re also disappointed when they fail to perform as claimed, are wildly overpriced, or contain ingredients scientific research has proven can hurt skin.

Our mission has always been to help you find the best products for your skin, no matter your budget or preferences. Beautypedia’s thorough and insightful reviews cut through the hype and provide reliable recommendations for all ages, skin types, and skin tones.

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