If there's one skin-care product the Internet constantly crawls back to, it's the Paula's Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant. Yes, the brand does have a slew of beauty products that Allure editors, board-certified dermatologists, and beauty influencers alike can't get enough of — like the Best of Beauty-winning 25% AHA + 2% BHA Exfoliant Peel — but this exfoliating elixir seems to earn a top spot in our skin-care routines time and time again. Beauty insiders aren't the only ones stanning this product, either. The brand estimates that there's "more than one unit sold globally every seven seconds," — pretty impressive, right?
You probably run through this liquid exfoliant like water, too, so here's some good news. Starting January 6, for a limited time only, you can purchase a value-size, eight-ounce bottle of the BHA Liquid Exfoliant — that's double the amount of its standard size, by the way — exclusively through sephora.com and at Sephora stores nationwide.
And if you're thinking that double the product means double the price, think again. This jumbo-size bottle costs $44, which is less than twice the price (for your information, a standard, four-ounce bottle of the stuff costs $32). Since this is a limited-edition size, we suggest you act quickly, because it'll definitely sell out sooner rather than later. The only other time we've seen this value-size bottle up for grabs is during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, but there's no guarantee that it'll be back for the sale's July 2022 return, so grab it while you can.
If you're unfamiliar with this fan-favorite exfoliator, it has garnered praise from countless skin-care enthusiasts on the Internet through its breakthrough, two-percent salicylic acid-based formula. "Salicylic acid is an oil-soluble beta hydroxy acid (or BHA) that goes deep into the pores to clear out dirt, oil, and other impurities," Yunyoung Claire Chang, M.D., a board-certified dermatologist based in New York City, previously told Allure. "It exfoliates and reduces clogged pores, leading to clearer and brighter skin." You'll also spot calming green tea leaf extract and moisturizing butylene glycol in this formula, making it a gentler, daily-use alternative to more intensive exfoliating products.
Even our very own commerce editor, Sarah Han, says she can't get enough of this liquid exfoliant's smoothing and clearing benefits. "Ever since I started using this as my nighttime toner, I've noticed that my serums and moisturizers don't feel as sticky or heavy, which means they're absorbing faster and more deeply post-exfoliant," she previously said.
Intrigued to try it, or restock your supply? The limited-edition value-size Paula's Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant is available starting January 6 and can be purchased at Sephora stores nationally and online through sephora.com.
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