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RESIST Perfectly Balanced Cleanser

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    Clean and soft. Unheard of for an oil control face wash. Until now. This cleanser cuts through oil and leaves skin feeling soft and refreshed. A gentle daily cleanser for normal to oily skin that helps balance moisture while removing makeup and excess oil.

    • Anti-Aging, Blackheads, Enlarged Pores, Wrinkles
    • Combination, Oily Skin
    • Lightly foams to easily remove oil & makeup
    • Unique pearlescent cream-to-foam formula

    What makes this product unique?

    This advanced anti-aging cleanser is specially formulated to effectively remove excess oil and makeup without disturbing skin’s barrier. Vital skin-repairing ingredients, such as ceramides and hyaluronic acid, cushion skin’s intercellular matrix, leaving skin exceptionally smooth, soft, and younger-looking.

    All Paula’s Choice products are 100% fragrance free, clinically proven to be non-irritating, and never tested on animals.

    What does it do?
    RESIST Perfectly Balanced Foaming Cleanser gently removes makeup and excess oil to help visibly reduce enlarged pores and leave skin with a refreshed feeling. Replenishing ingredients such as ceramides and hyaluronic acid help condition skin, leaving it feeling exceptionally smooth, soft, and younger-looking after cleansing.

    Who is this product for?
    RESIST Perfectly Balanced Cleanser is formulated for anyone with normal to oily/combination and blemish-prone skin, who desires an effective oil-reducing cleanser that promotes younger-looking skin.

    British Journal of Dermatology, September 2013, pages 528–542; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, August 2013, pages 171–176; Journal of Cosmetic Science, July-August 2008, pages 263–289; The Ceylon Medical Journal, December 2007, pages 125–129; Journal of Cosmetic Science, November-December 2007, pages 599–620; Cutis, March 2005, pages 17-21; March 2004, pages 183–187; and December 2001, Supplemental, pages 12–19; Skin Research and Technology, February 2005, pages 53–60; Dermatologic Therapy, 2004; 17 Supplemental 1, pages 26-34; Dermatologic Therapy, January 2004, pages 16–25; and Skin Research and Technology, July 2001, pages 49–55.

    Water (Aqua), Sodium Lauroamphoacetate, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate (cleansing agents), Stearic Acid (thickener), Glycerin (skin-repairing ingredient), Glycol Distearate (opacifying agent), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil (non-fragrant antioxidant plant oil), Acrylates Copolymer, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sodium HyaluronateCeramide NPCeramide APCeramide EOP (skin-repairing ingredients), Phytosphingosine (cell-communicating ingredient), PhospholipidsSphingolipids (skin-repairing ingredients), Lecithin (cell-communicating ingredient), Arginine (amino acid water-binding agent), Cholesterol (skin-repairing ingredient), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract (water-binding agent), Disodium EDTA (chelating agent), Sodium Chloride (stabilizer), Sodium Hydroxide (pH adjuster), Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate (emulsifier), Xanthan Gum, Carbomer (thickeners), Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol (preservatives).

    Wet face and apply a small amount of cleanser (1-2 pumps) to your face and eye area with vigorous, yet gentle, circular motions. Rinse well. To remove heavy makeup, repeat or use with a clean, wet washcloth.

    How does RESIST Perfectly Balanced Cleanser differ from SKIN BALANCING Oil-Reducing Cleanser?

    In terms of texture and foaming action, they’re very similar; however, RESIST Perfectly Balanced Cleanser goes beyond SKIN BALANCING Oil-Reducing Cleanser to care for oily, combination, or breakout-prone skin also showing signs of aging due to sun damage. RESIST Perfectly Balanced Cleanser contains a broad range of specialized repairing ingredients to preserve and reinforce skin’s barrier function during the cleansing process. If you’re using SKIN BALANCING Oil-Reducing Cleanser but are concerned about signs of aging, you may want to switch to RESIST Perfectly Balanced Cleanser.

    How does RESIST Perfectly Balanced Cleanser differ from RESIST Optimal Results Hydrating Cleanser?

    RESIST Optimal Results Hydrating Cleanser is a slightly creamy cleansing lotion while RESIST Perfectly Balanced Cleanser has a lighter texture and slight foaming action that cleanses more thoroughly due to it being designed for oily skin. Although the formulas are very different, both are gentle cleansers. RESIST Optimal Results Hydrating Cleanser’s formula is designed for those whose barrier function has become impaired due to sun damage and the passage of time. It’s ideal for normal to dry skin, while RESIST Perfectly Balanced Cleanser is better for combination to oily skin with breakouts.

    How is RESIST Perfectly Balanced Cleanser considered “anti-aging”?

    The gentle formula and its silky texture cleanses skin by not disrupting its delicate, sun-damaged barrier. As a result, with each use you’re restoring key elements aging skin needs to look younger and healthier. By keeping your sun-damaged skin’s barrier more intact during the cleansing process, your skin is able to hold on to the naturally-occurring elements it needs to strengthen and repair itself. When your skincare routine respects skin’s barrier integrity and replenishes it with the ingredients it needs to look and act younger, you will see more youthful skin!

    RESIST Perfectly Balanced Cleanser
    RESIST Perfectly Balanced Cleanser

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