Skin Perfecting 8% AHA (Glycolic Acid) Gel Exfoliator

Paula's Choice

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4.2

318 reviews

82%
would repurchase
3.9/5
package quality

price range
$29.50 on Dermstore
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5.0
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5 years ago

I took advantage of a great sale recently on the site and thought I would give this a go. I had used AHA products before but at weaker strengths so I was surprised that on first use when my face...

About reviewer (169 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Curly, Coarse

EyesBrown



2.0
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5 years ago

other then good spf 30 sunscreens all she does is either meh or triggers my acne. this one is just meh, it,s boring. a little to harsh, created flakes the second day and no visible results. my...

About reviewer (22 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Neutral

HairBrown, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBlue


5.0
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5 years ago

My first encounter with PC was their Extra Strength Acne Kit (sample), which, although dried out my skin, gave me results much quicker than other brands. Fortunately, I discovered that PC developed...

About reviewer (88 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Wavy, Fine

EyesBlack


4.0
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5 years ago

This is pretty good at exfoliating dead skin cells and leaving the complexion brighter and more even. It is not a treatment to be used once a week, but rather several nights in a row to really...

About reviewer (1756 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Not Sure

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesGreen


5.0
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5 years ago

Only used a sample, but I loved it. Going to order the full size. The first couple of times my skin felt rough in the morning after use. The only other exfoliant I used before is Paula's 5% AHA...

About reviewer (37 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinDry, Fair, Cool

HairBrown, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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5 years ago

I did love it! Did clean my face and maintained it that way. I gave this 4 lipies, because i like the 2% BHA lotion better ( it goes better with my spf cream )!...but this is great also

About reviewer (4 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair, Not Sure

HairBrown, Wavy, Other

EyesGreen


5.0
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5 years ago

I've been using this off and on for a few years now. I have very sensitive skin and cannot tolerate any of the higher % products on the market. These days I only use it once or twice a month in...

About reviewer (60 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinVery Oily, Fair, Neutral

HairBrown, Wavy, Fine

EyesBlue


5.0
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6 years ago

I will never be without this product or Paula's Choice 2% BHA Gel. I alternate between the two of them. I use them every day, and I am a 45 year old with oily skin that is not sensitive, some...

About reviewer (26 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel


4.0
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6 years ago

Pros: Effective AHA exfoliant in stable packaging, large amount of product included Cons: A little expensive, and texture is sticky. This is a good product, but a good AHA isn't so hard to...

About reviewer (19 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlue


5.0
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6 years ago

I have acne prone, sensitive, extremly oily skin that is covered in clogged pores. Using this together with Paula's BHA made a huge difference in my skin. It has never ever been so smooth and pores...

About reviewer (4 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Olive

HairBrown

EyesBrown



5.0
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5 years ago

I took advantage of a great sale recently on the site and thought I would give this a go. I had used AHA products before but at weaker strengths so I was surprised that on first use when my face...

About reviewer (169 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Curly, Coarse

EyesBrown



2.0
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5 years ago

other then good spf 30 sunscreens all she does is either meh or triggers my acne. this one is just meh, it,s boring. a little to harsh, created flakes the second day and no visible results. my...

About reviewer (22 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Neutral

HairBrown, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBlue


5.0
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5 years ago

My first encounter with PC was their Extra Strength Acne Kit (sample), which, although dried out my skin, gave me results much quicker than other brands. Fortunately, I discovered that PC developed...

About reviewer (88 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Wavy, Fine

EyesBlack


4.0
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5 years ago

This is pretty good at exfoliating dead skin cells and leaving the complexion brighter and more even. It is not a treatment to be used once a week, but rather several nights in a row to really...

About reviewer (1756 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Not Sure

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesGreen


5.0
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5 years ago

Only used a sample, but I loved it. Going to order the full size. The first couple of times my skin felt rough in the morning after use. The only other exfoliant I used before is Paula's 5% AHA...

About reviewer (37 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinDry, Fair, Cool

HairBrown, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown





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