SKIN PERFECTING 2% BHA Liquid
Based on 3,041 reviews
Our #1 product worldwide + cult favourite, this gentle leave-on exfoliant quickly unclogs pores, smooths wrinkles, and brightens and evens out skin tone.

SKIN PERFECTING 2% BHA Liquid

Our #1 product worldwide + cult favourite, this gentle leave-on exfoliant quickly unclogs pores, smooths wrinkles, and brightens and evens out skin tone.
  • Clears & minimises enlarged pores
  • BHA (Beta hydroxy acid) sheds built-up layers of skin
  • Fluid, lightweight texture absorbs quickly 
  • Use twice daily after cleansing & toning
Skin Types:
Combination Skin, All Skin Types, Oily Skin
Concerns:
Large Pores, Skin Redness, Wrinkles, Anti-Ageing, Blackheads

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Why is it different?
A unique leave-on formula that’s gentle enough for daily use on all skin types. Exfoliates dead skin cells while clearing pores for a more even, radiant tone, plus visibly reduces fine lines and wrinkles to reveal remarkably smoother, younger-looking skin.

This exfoliant has an optimal pH range of 3.2–3.8.

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What does it do?
Gently exfoliates built-up layers of dead skin, just like your skin did naturally when you were younger. It also effectively unclogs pores, optimising skin renewal and clarity for remarkably smoother, perfect-looking skin, smaller pores, a refined texture, and less visible lines and wrinkles. You will see results the first time you use it!
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How to use
Apply once or twice daily after cleansing and toning. Lightly soak a cotton pad and apply over the entire face, including the eye area (avoid the lower lash line and eyelids). Do not rinse. For daytime, follow with a broad-spectrum sunscreen rated SPF 15 or greater.
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Research
Journal of European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology, September 2016, issue 9, pages 1480-1490

General Physiology and Biophysics, September 2013, issue 3, pages 347-59

Archives of Dermatology, August 2000, issue 8, pages 989-994

Journal of Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology, 2015, volume 8, pages 455-461

Ingredients
Product Ingredients Water (Aqua), Methylpropanediol (hydration), Butylene Glycol (hydration), Salicylic Acid (beta hydroxy acid/exfoliant), Polysorbate 20 (stabiliser), Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract (green tea/skin calming/antioxidant), Sodium Hydroxide (pH balancer), Tetrasodium EDTA (stabiliser).

Ratings & Reviews

Amazing results.

5

This product is simply amazing. I'd never really had acne before and recently I started getting enlarged pores and pimples. Nothing I could do would get rid of them. Within two days of using this product they had started to fade away! It's now been just under two weeks since I started using this product and my skin is looking better than ever. I use this product morning and night and feel like it will be in my daily routine for life now.

cs

Melbourne

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PERFECT !!!!!!

5

I bought 5 bottles whenever ordering !!!!! Good recoomend

AMANDA

CANADA

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5

This is the best product I have suffered from acne all my life using bha has gotten rid of my black heads made my pores smaller thank you Paula choice

Lorenzo

Seattle

Deserving more than 5 star

5

This is what I waited for my whole life. I regret of wasting so many years on researching how to give that luster to my skin. Super super awesome and I never gonna leave this product.

Ash

Surrey BC Canada

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Greatest product ever!!!

5

I'm so happy to believed all these reviews and ordered this produt. It is amazing and I noticed a difference within a few days! I met up with a friend I hadn't seen in about a month (got product a few weeks after I saw here) and she said my skin looked amazing and what was I doing differently! I told her and now she has ordered some for herself! Seriously do yourself a favour and order this! You will not regret it!!!

Sassy Cassy

Canada

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Smoother skin day 1

5

After applying on the very first night, I woke up the next morning to noticeably smoother, softer skin. I have very sensitive skin all year and very dry skin in the winter months but I have experienced no issues with this product. I can tolerate the RESIST 4% BHA just a couple of nights a week, it does give me smoother skin but really dries my skin out. I have not experienced that with this product. Great stuff!

May 4774

Northeast USA

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I will be purchasing again!

5

My absolute favorite toner. I use it in the morning before applying my makeup and it keep my liky skin so much more matte throughout the day! I rarely write reviews haha but this line has been SO good for my skin!

Hilary

New Hampshire

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Extraordinary results

5

The only exfoliant that has worked for the persistent tiny blackheads and whiteheads on my chin and large pores on my nose. I can't use it every day as it can be a bit too strong for my eczema-prone skin but when I do, it is usually at night only, especially on the T-zone. I let it dry before applying the next step in my PC skincare routine. None of the other Paula's Choice exfoliants have come close to this one. Now to try some of the other best-selling items... They are for good reason, I think!

Lisbeth

Sydney, Australia

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Brilliant!!! A must have

5

This stuff is amazing! A friend got me onto this product as I was going off contraception which I used for my skin and was concerned my skin would break out and be a mess. This is liquid gold, my skin looks better than it ever has and so many people compliment me on my skin. I wish I had of found this years ago!

J

Australia

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Best I've ever had

5

This is literally the best product I've ever had. I only bought it because of the 2,300 reviews it had, never bought anything from paula's Choice and honestly it works. My forehead was full of tiny bumps/pimples and blackheads on my nose for years and in 2 weeks is almost 80% gone.

Carin

Boston, MA

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