Face Skincare Tips from Redditors Who Know Their Stuff

Reddit.com brings the skincare savvy together to dish about tips, tricks, and product recommendations, and we’re happy to see fans of Paula’s Choice Skincare leading the way. In fact, we’ve even been known to pick up a new tip or two from Redditors' skincare routine. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite advice straight from Reddit’s oh-so-popular SkincareAddiction forum.

Racoon eyes?

User “kajlsdfkjasfdakds” recommends our Shine Stopper Instant Matte Finish: “I use this daily under my eyes to stop my mascara from smudging. It's literally a magic oil-absorbing sponge IMO.”

Stubborn imperfections?

Do what “JoanOfSarcasm” does: “Mix 3 drops C15 Super Booster with 1 squirt of RESIST BHA 9 (Salicylic Acid) . Apply all over the trouble areas (forehead, below cheekbones, jaw).”

For this, you can also get our Power Couple option for C15 Super Booster and Resist BHA 9, so you can save on your face skincare.

Want to get the most out of your 2% BHA Liquid?

Talking about the SKIN PERFECTING 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant, “nerdscallmegeek’s” had this skincare routine tip to share: “A little goes a long way in your skincare routine. I use maybe two or three drops on my palm and rub it all over my face. It's better to just use your hands instead of a cotton ball so you don't use too much of it.”

Thinking about high-strength retinol for your skin?

Check out “OddnessWeirdness’” advice for our CLINICAL 1% Retinol Treatment: “That stuff changed my life. I tried to stop using it for a while and my skin was not having it. Make sure to start slowly with it because it’s strong.”

Dry, cracked lips?

We love “gaseum’s” advice: “Anything with mint or other “cooling” ingredients is doing more damage than good, as it irritates the skin. Read this article, and try Paula's Choice Lip & Body Treatment Balm.” The aforementioned treatment balm has well-researched emollients with nourishing non-fragrant plant oils that immediately transform the lips with the very first application.

Why use toners?

See why “Sessun” loves our SKIN BALANCING Pore-Reducing Toner: “I was a little reluctant at first, but I have never used a better toner. It adds some moisture, and I like the feeling of my skin after letting the toner dry. If you are curious about niacinamide, I’d say you should give this one a try.”

Need sunscreen for the face while leading an active lifestyle?

“T0ast1nsanity” suggests: “The EXTRA CARE Non-Greasy SPF 50. It doesn't break me out, stays on well, and seems to work very well when I go surfing or hiking.”

Still confused about which Paula’s Choice product to add to your skincare routine?

Take it from “ichigogo”: “They have an amazing customer service team!! Seriously. If you have any questions or concerns, or want to return an item just use their chat.”

*Some quotes have been edited for brevity and clarity.

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