Paula's Choice Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment and Moisturizer

Paula's Choice Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment and Moisturizer
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What is it: This two-piece set from Paula's Choice includes the Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment--a lightweight, creamy lotion containing 1% retinol to help reduce the appearance of the signs of aging--and Clinical Ultra-Rich Moisturizer--a specialized moisturizing face cream that relieves stubborn dryness with hydration.

Who is it for: Anyone concerned with the appearance of the signs of aging. Ideal for those with dry/very dry skin.

Why is it different: Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment is formulated with licorice, oat, burdock, willow bark, vitamins C and E, and retinol. It features Paula's delivery system in a smoothing, hydrating lotion base.

Clinical Ultra-Rich Moisturizer is a blend of carefully researched emollients that help to provide skin with moisture.

How do I use it: Limit initial use of Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment to three times per week; gradually increase frequency to every other night, then finally each evening as tolerated. Apply a pea-sized amount to face, neck, and chest after cleansing and/or toning (sold separately). Avoid the lips, eyelids, and immediate eye area. Can be used on the perimeter of the orbital bone, if desired. Follow with eye cream and moisturizer, as needed.

Apply Clinical Ultra-Rich Moisturizer to face, neck, and eye area after cleansing, toning, and exfoliating.

From Paula's Choice Skincare.


  • 1-fl oz Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment
  • 2-fl oz Clinical Ultra-Rich Moisturizer

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Paula's Choice Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment and Moisturizer is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bad Another product with promises unfulfilled. Don't waste your time and money.
Date published: 2017-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dynamic Duo Girls...do not spend a ridiculous amount of money on retinol. This retinol product is the best I have ever tried. It is creamy and does not run down your face . Not only does it have retinol but Paula infused this product with vitamin C and peptides..all for an affordable price . In addition she has included a ultra rich moisturizer for dry skin , which I love . If you don't have dry skin try the Clincal retinol treatment on it's own....you will not be disappointed and you will save money ! I love Paula's products...try them...they work !
Date published: 2017-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stunning value! I cannot believe my eyes: two terrific PC's Clinical products, for less than the price of the cheaper of the two! The Clinical 1% is the real deal, i.e. it does everything the pharm. versions do, but for a lot less. I use it primarily around my eyes and and happy to tell you my crows feet are gone, the fine lines under my eyes are gone; the whole eye area looks 'tucked up' and super smooth. All in about 3 weeks! The face cream is among the best ever! it goes to work on irritated, overworked parched skin as soon as you put it on, and keeps working for the next 12 hours.. Yet despite the obvious substantial ingredients it never leaves behind a greasy feel. If you have normal to normal to slightly dry skin, try this out on any problem areas—and kiss them goodbye.
Date published: 2016-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Line Around,Another Winner! I have searched for several years for a line that will help address my fine lines and deep wrinkles.So many products make claims they just don't live up to.I believe there are a lot of products out there that will help prevent,slow the onset of wrinkles but VERY FEW actually help diminish damage already done.I am so glad I finally tried Paula's choice,it's the one line that consistently works and delivers real results.I've been using this retinol cream for almost 3 months and can honestly say it is making a difference in the wrinkles and fine lines.Especially my main concerns,above my lip and around my eyes.I apply it ever other night after the 2%BHA exfoliant and my skin is noticeably smoother and healthier.I will not be without this product,it's made such a huge difference on my mature 48 year old skin.I had a lot of damage even for my age and I used to cry when looking in a mirror,I couldn't believe how much I was aging.Now,FINALLY,an entire line that works and this IMH is the star of my PC regiment.Thank you Paula and Thank you QVC for making skincare that's effective affordable.
Date published: 2016-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best skincare!! This is my 2nd bottle of retinol, just love it, I can see a difference in my skin. Getting better and better with time. First time to try moisturizer. It's great, very moisturizing and not greasy, soaks right in and my skin looks nice and moisturized next morning. I love Paula's skincare line, it's the best. No more red and irritated cheeks. I feel like her products saved my skin. Can't go wrong with any product in her line. Huge fan!!!!!!
Date published: 2016-07-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Faulty pump Really looked forward to trying this, however upon receiving yesterday I went to use it last night and after trying to pump this nearly 100 times no product would come out.. Had to send back as I received one with a faulty pump. The bottle is made so you can't try to fix the issue either so I had no way to even try it.. Hopefully this isn't a common issue and I just had bad luck, the rest of the reviews seemed it would have been a nice product.. Oh well
Date published: 2016-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dynamic Duo I have been using this duo for about two weeks. And I love them together. I do not wish to use prescription strength as it is too harsh on my skin. These products make my skin look very radiant and smooth. Just a pea size amount blends and dries very quickly on clean skin. I follow up with the moisturizer which I love. I noticed this morning that my skin looks refreshed and hydrated.. Glad I have this on auto delivery. Thank you Paula. Well done!!!
Date published: 2016-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value I love Paula's products and have been using the whole line for about six months and am very happy with the results. I hadn't tried this moisturizer and it is decadent. I have read her book and she really does research and doesn't exclusively promote her own products.
Date published: 2016-05-20
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