Paula's Choice Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment

Paula's Choice Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment
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What is it: Paula's Choice Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment is a lightweight, creamy lotion containing 1% retinol to help reduce the appearance of the signs of aging.

Who is it for: Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment is for anyone concerned with the appearance of the signs of aging.

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.

How do I use it: Limit initial use to three times per week; gradually increase frequency to every other night, then finally each evening as tolerated. Apply a pea-sized amount of Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment 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.

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  • 1-fl oz Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment

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Paula's Choice Clinical 1% Retinol Treatment is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 140.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not as great as I expected from all of the reviews From all of the 5 star reviews about erasing the '11's' I had to get this and try it. I did just as suggested: washed my face and applied the product to bare skin before other products so it was absorbed right away. While it improved slightly around my eyes it did absolutely nothing for my 11's at all. After 4 weeks of daily use I barely got any results. At the age of 50 I guess I will stick with what I use now and stop looking for miracles.
Date published: 2018-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I don't know how I lived without this before I first tried this around 6-9 months ago. I'm in my late 30s.The improvement to my skin is great. This isn't a serum. It's a cream. I have oily sensitive skin so I only use it 2 times a week but the benefits is good. My skin is healthier, smoother, even toned, less defined wrinkles. The bottle lasts a long time. I like to use it at night because it's sensitive to uv rays. The bottle is easy to use and designed to protect every drop in it for a long time so you know every use the ingredients are not breaking down or getting weaker.
Date published: 2018-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Need more Hv tried lotsa retinols... this one is the best Im nearly 70 but my face looks 40 Big fan.... it minimizes wrinkles!
Date published: 2018-09-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Breakouts! I can’t use this or many of Paula’s product because of all the silicones (which must be in heavy percentage) as they all cause my face to have bad breakouts. For reference I can’t use silicone based primers either, from any brand, but can use some silicone products such as Nars Sheer Glow Foundation. It has silicone in it, smaller percentage perhaps? I am otherwise NOT acne prone. Paula, how about some anti aging products for those sensivite to silicones.
Date published: 2018-08-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best retinol product yet This is by far the best wrinkle cream I have ever used. Since my first purchase, I have reordered and will not be without it!! The price is much better than most products sold on QVC and my skin looks fantastic. I am also using the Resist eye cream from Paula's Choice and love it. Sadly, I think the Q is not renewing the contract which means there will be no chance of a TSV.
Date published: 2017-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makes a Difference I'm 67 and can't believe the difference this product has made in my skin. I've used other retinol products with good results but get a harsh reaction with the 1%. I have not had any harsh reaction with this products at all. I do only use it once a day and I'm on my 3rd order. I'm so pleased with the results as I felt my skin wasn't really that reversible at this age. I wouldn't be without Paula's Choice. I would like to try some of her other products. I've had several people ask me what face products I use and I'm happy to tell them about Paula's Choice as well as feeling good knowing it's noticeable and working. I would highly recommend it to friends and have obviously done so. I wish it would be a TSV and come in a super size.
Date published: 2017-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It works!! What a fantastic Retinol. I was out of this for a few days and immediately I could tell a difference in my skin. I'm soon to be 63 and This Retinol helps your skin to look so smooth and helps with fine lines. I hate that my auto delivery has ran out.
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Nothing happened I was very excited about this due to her reputation. I haven't noticed any difference.
Date published: 2017-09-08
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