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Product summary

"Paula's choice - Clear Regular Strength 2% BHA Exfoliant" is effective for: Moisturizing, Anti-blemish and Exfoliation

Ingredient callouts

  • Panthenol (pro-vitamin B5) at about 0.95% - 1.45% concentration. In this concentration, Panthenol works effectively to improve the skin barrier and reduce inflammation.
  • Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate in this product (1.40% - 2.10%) can also further help improve the skin barrier. It might be able to calm down inflammation and reduce sensitivity. Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate is an active compound from the licorice root.
  • In addition, this product contains Allantoin (1.10% - 1.60%). Allantoin is helpful in wound-healing and can help restore the skin barrier faster. It might also be able to improve scars, but the evidence is not very strong for this.
  • Humectants (panthenol 0.95% - 1.45%, allantoin 1.10% - 1.60%, dipotassium glycyrrhizate 1.40% - 2.10% and glycerin 1.70% - 2.60%). These ingredients help attract water to the upper layer of the skin and improve the skin hydration.

About the brand

According to Cruelty-Free Kitty "Paula's choice" is cruelty free, but its parent company is not.


The product retails from 24.65£ up to 36.00£ in the United Kingdom and from 34.00$ up to 37.50$ in the United States.

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