This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Need Advice/experience W/ Paula's Choice Bha 2% Gel

2 posts in this topic

So I am deep into the stages of clearing on my Spiro treatment and the biggest problem I have now are closed comedones that are barely visible under the skin but can inflame at any time and come to a head. Most are just sitting there and really is the last things keeping my skin from being smooth and clear.

After reading many blogs and reviews, I decided to order Paula's choice 2% gel. I need advice as to how and where to use it in my cleansing routine. should I start one time a day, every other day? Should I try it just on the closed comedones?

Curren routine:

Cerave foaming cleanser

DDF Glycolic toner

either tea tree on a spot

2.5% BP

Cerave pm or cerave reg

Any experience or advise would be GREAT!! thank you

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

1. Patch test first on your wrist or the crook of your elbow and wait 24-48 hours. Even with Paula's Choice products, some people experience irritation.

2. Try every other day first and watch for irritation. Don't use more than a dime-sized amount over your face.

2% salicylic acid is mild, but using it with other products can cause excessive dryness.

Best to use salicylic acid in the morning and glycolic acid at night.

1 person likes this

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites