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Paula’s Choice RESIST Retinol Skin-Smoothing Body Treatment Review

Paula's Choice RESIST Retinol Skin-Smoothing Body Treatment Review

Recently I had the opportunity to try out the Paula’s Choice RESIST Retinol Skin-smoothing Body Treatment. This is not meant for use on the face, but for use all over the body. I’ve primarily used it on my neck, hands, chest, and arms.

Paula’s Choice sent this to me.

The Website Says
RESIST Retinol Skin-Smoothing Body Treatment with Antioxidants utilizes a specialized retinol complex, potent antioxidants, and skin-repairing ingredients to intensively smooth and firm skin all over the body. This silky, concentrated lotion has a rich texture that goes to work immediately to repair dry skin as well as give it the essential ingredients it needs to be silky soft. Soothing emollients and plant oils provide lasting, non-greasy moisture and an instant, healthy glow you’ll absolutely love. RESIST Retinol Skin-Smoothing Body Treatment with Antioxidants is for anyone concerned with improving the appearance of dry and or aging skin all over the body. This moisturizing treatment helps skin repair itself so it functions in a younger, healthier manner. Ideal for addressing the delicate skin on the décolleté (chest and neck area).

  • Key Ingredients: caprylic/capric triglyceride, grape seed oil, dimethicone, cyclopentasiloxane, panthenol, vitamin E, shea butter, vitamin C, retinol, glycerin, evening primrose oil, carnosine
  • Be sure to use a sunscreen if you’re using this product.

Ingredients
Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate (emollient thickeners), Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone (silicone slip/water-binding agents), Glycerin (skin-repairing ingredient), Butylene Glycol (water-binding agent), Cetyl Palmitate (skin conditioning agent), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) (emollient antioxidant), Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate (thickeners), Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape Seed) Oil (antioxidant plant oils), Cetyl Alcohol (emollient thickener), Retinol (vitamin A/cell-communicating ingredient), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (stabilized vitamin C/antioxidant), Tocopheryl Acetate (vitamin E/antioxidant), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (emollient/skin-repairing ingredient), Panthenol (water-binding agent), Carnosine (anti-inflammatory agent/antioxidant), Dimethiconol (silicone emollient), Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer (silicone slip/film-forming agent), Beeswax (Cera Alba) (thickener),Magnesium Aluminum Silicate (opacifying agent), Sodium Hydroxide (pH adjuster), Xanthan Gum (thickener), Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Decylene Glycol (skin-conditioning agents), Disodium EDTA (stabilizer), Chlorphenesin, Phenoxyethanol (preservatives).

Price
$22.91 for 4 oz

My thoughts
This is a pretty sweet moisturizer with retinol for use on your décolleté, hands, arms, and elsewhere. I typically put my facial moisturizers on my face, neck, décolleté, and hands. It’s nice to have a quality moisturizer with anti-aging benefits to put everywhere aside from my face. It has a really nice emollient quality to it and spreads easily. I’m using this on my hands, neck, décolleté and arms. I’m using a regular moisturizer elsewhere, and another anti-aging moisturizer on my face. so I’ve got everything covered!

It’s very important that whenever you are using a product with retinol that you make sure to wear sunscreen whenever you’re out in the sun. I’m paranoid, so I prefer SPF 30 or greater. I’ve used this product for nearly a month and I definitely feel like my skin is smoother and softer.

I love the container, as it’s easy to dispense the product. It’s an airless pump, so you don’t risk the anti-aging ingredients repeatedly being exposed to the air like they would in a jar package, plus the product doesn’t get caught under my nails. And I’m thrilled at the price. Getting 4 oz for $23 seems like a steal!

Have you tried the new Paula’s Choice RESIST Retinol Skin-Smoothing BodyTreatment? What do you use for anti-aging on your body?

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3 Comments

  • I just put some on! I returned the retinol serum, as it was too heavy for my face, and I really wasn’t noticing much in the way of results from it. I watched a video Wayne Goss put up recently, and he uses this on his face and body, so of course I wanted to try it. 😉 I use it on my face and down onto my chest, and I honestly noticed almost instant results–the fine lines in the under eyes/top of cheeks area are much less noticeable, and my skin is overall definitely smoother and “glowier.” It’s not too heavy, yet it still has a nice moisturizing quality. I agree that the price is a great value for the size you get!

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