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BEAUTY resolutions: BEGOUN’s skincare tips

Paula Begoun, beauty expert + best-selling author [Don’t Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me] and her Paula’s Choice Research Team weigh in on skin-care and cosmetics products. Together with knowledge and know how they have developed the Paula’s Choice line of innovative creations that are fragrance-free, cruelty free, and environmentally friendly. With so many offerings, we decided to round up a handful of useful problem-solvers for the not so fun skin issues.

For clear skin Salicylic acid attacks acne breakouts, blackheads, enlarged pores, keratosis pilaris, redness, wrinkles, and other facial aging conditions. The Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant ($19.95) helps to diminish enlarged pores and calm redness with anti-inflammatory ingredients for radiant skin.  The Redness Relief Treatment ($15.95) deals with inflammation from acne, sunburn, and other skin irritations. Effective for extra sensitive skin, redness, and rosacea and helps to prevent ingrown hairs & razor burn. Very important to note: not safe to use if allergic to aspirin or its derivatives.

backstage beauty portrait nyfw photo amanda lancour

Clear skin and anti-aging is made easy with the RESIST collection. To fight wrinkles and manage acne breakouts as well as dark spots,   try the RESIST Daily Smoothing,  5% AHA ($29.95). The lotion helps to promote skin-firming collagen and lotion calms skin with anti-irritants and antioxidants.   RESIST Anti-Aging Clear Skin Hydrator is uniquely formulated to treat breakouts and combat the signs of aging simultaneously. The gel cream hydrates, firms, and fades red marks from acne. ($23.95). Check out more of what is on Paula’s Choice Research Team’s list of the best serums with multiple antioxidants.  Written by Sarah A. Freiseis.

The Paula’s Choice line is affordably priced and credited with living up to their competitive claims. The brand has a variety of categories including skin-care, makeup, body, and hair-care products, as well as beauty tools and accessories. For more info check out:

photo credit: backstage beauty ph Amanda Lancour


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