10% Azelaic Acid Booster
Based on 27 reviews

This unique formula uses potent azelaic acid, plus other powerhouse ingredients to clarify uneven tone, target stubborn spots and soothe irritation resulting in smoother, more radiant, younger-looking skin.

10% Azelaic Acid Booster

Based on 27 reviews
This unique formula uses potent azelaic acid, plus other powerhouse ingredients to clarify uneven tone, target stubborn spots and soothe irritation resulting in smoother, more radiant, younger-looking skin.
  • Azelaic acid’s effectiveness is backed by over 20 years of research
  • Lightweight, oil-free cream-gel texture
  • Use alone or add to your moisturiser or serum
Skin Types:
All Skin Types, Sensitive Skin
Concerns:
Anti-Ageing

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Why is it different?
This multi-action, all-skin-types booster targets several stubborn skin concerns at once thanks to its powerhouse blend of azelaic and salicylic acid, plus plant-derived brightening and soothing ingredients. Lightweight, oil-free texture works beautifully on its own or mixed with other treatments.
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What does it do?

This multi-tasking cream-gel formula reduces the look of blemishes, smooths bumpy texture, calms redness, and steadily fades uneven skin tone and post-breakout marks.

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How to use
Once or twice daily, apply to face and neck. May be used alone or added to your favorite moisturiser or serum. For daytime, always follow with a sunscreen.
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Research

Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, March 2017, issue 1, pages 35-42; and September 2016, issue 3, pages 269-282

The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology, March 2017, pages 37-40; and July 2010, pages 20-31

Advanced Biomedical Research, February 2017, ePublication

Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, October 2016, pages 771-775

Skin Therapy Letter , January 2016, pages 1-7

Cutis, January 2016, pages E9-E11

Skin Pharmacology and Physiology,, Volume 27, Supplement 1, 2014, pages 9-17

Ingredients
Key Ingredients
Product Ingredients Water (Aqua), Azelaic Acid (skin-brightening/tone-improving), C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate (emollient), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (skin-replenishing), Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate (emollient), Glycerin (skin-replenishing), Cetearyl Alcohol (texture enhancer), Glyceryl Stearate (texture enhancer), Dimethicone (hydration/texture enhancer), Salicylic Acid (exfoliant), Adenosine (skin-restoring), Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract (skin-soothing), Boerhavia Diffusa Root Extract (skin-soothing), Allantoin (skin-soothing), Bisabolol (skin-soothing), Cyclopentasiloxane (texture enhancer), Xanthan Gum (stabilizer), Sclerotium Gum (stabilizer), Propanediol (hydration), Butylene Glycol (hydration), Phenoxyethanol (preservative).

Ratings & Reviews

Amazing

5

This product is amazing. I've had quite a few people tell me my skin is glowing since I've started using it. Getting it for my mom and sister for Christmas too!

Liz

North Carolina

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Helps both the bumpiness AND redness of my mild rosacea

5

Prescription Finacea never helped the redness of my mild rosacea. This stuff DOES. It does not dry out my skin, and it smooths and evens skin tone wherever I use it. Definitely exceeding my expectations. I'm ordering my third tube today. FYI: My skin did go through a mild flare up after I first started using the Boost: increased redness and sensitivity. This quickly passed, though, and now my skin looks better than it has in years.

LULU

Detroit, MI

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Great products

5

I found this cream is best for after laser treatment.

Mary Anne

Victoria, BC

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There is nothing not to love about this product.

5

I use this product morning and night. My skin is better now than it's ever been and I'm 73years old. Everyone in my opinion should be using it.

Dian

South coast

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A Quiet Hero

5

I didn't realise how good this product was until I needed it in my darkest hour. My skin had been playing up, blotchy, bumpy and sore. I added this in my morning routine and by the end of the day all redness had subsided dramatically! I only ever write reviews on products I'm extremely confident in, and this is one of them! I'm going to keep my money saved up for this baby

Kiks

Sydney

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good result

5

I was absolutely a minimalist, I have stopping using serum for years. 3 weeks ago, I bough 10% Azelaic Acid Booster and CLEAR Regular Strength Daily Skin Clearing Treatment with 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide, and started using them together with 10% Niacinamide Booster. Note that my face and neck had terrible reaction around the same time I started this routine due to allergic reaction to a hair condition, and I had breakout on my face. But now, my face is so smooth and bright. I had bad acne when I was a teenager and it left a lot of redness and marks on my face, but now I can see them fading. I'm not sure which product I should give the credit to, but I think this booster really worked. I have been using 10% Niacinamide Booster alone before this, but I didn't see obvious result, so I guess this azelaic acid booster is a great complement to my routine. Also, this is a very affordable booster compared to others.

Tina

Canberra

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Love it!

5

I was using this daily and after just two weeks jt has significantly reduced a patch of dark pigmentation on my face (sun spot). Highly recommend!

Krissy

Sydney

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Cleared Up My Mild Roseacia

5

I have very mild Roseacia on my cheeks. Using this once each eveni g cleared my cheeks in less than a week. I was simply amazed. I love this stuff. My prescription retn-a never made it go away, though . I go to a dermatologist once a year but always forget to mention the occasional roseacia. This is a winner.

GypsyTejas

Cocoa Beach FL

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Miraculous!

5

I have been using Paula's Choice products for a long time, because they're the only thing that can keep my skin in check. However, I've never been so compelled to write a review until now. First, let me state that I have mild to moderate Rosacea, so reducing redness is a constant struggle for me, and something that I understand will likely never go away. PC's CLEAR Pore Normalizing Cleanser keeps the pimples Rosacea causes away, but the redness is always there. However, this product has significantly reduced the redness caused by my Rosacea! It's almost too good to be true! My skin has never looked so even and calm. Also, this product applies very nicely to the skin, and absorbs easily. The only downside is that it does make my skin a little itchy, but that feeling goes away within 20 minutes of application. However, I will deal with that tiny inconvenience for the amazing results I get. Please never stop making this product!

Felicia

Winston-Salem, NC

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Makes my skin tone very even

5

I use it twice daily. In the morning with 2% salysilic acid and 5% benzoyl peroxide (I put it on after those two). I follow with sunscreen. At night I use it alone. I had patches of mild rosacea but not now. I'll continue to use this.

Susie

Wisconsin

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