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Dermadoctor Ain%27t Misbehavin%27 Medicated AHA%2FBHA Acne Cleanser

Dermadoctor

Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser

Item #: 2161588 Size: 6.0 oz

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Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA acne cleanser is formulated to clear blemishes and work synergistically with your daily acne control regimen. This soothing, non-foaming formula is ideal for anyone looking to reduce excess oiliness, mattify shine or simply refresh their complexion. This soap free, oil free, pH balanced, buffered glycolic acid cleanser is enriched and enhanced by:

  • High level of salicylic acid (BHA)
  • Advanced polymer technology
  • Witch hazel
  • Allantoin


Skin stops acting out and blemishes are rapidly brought under control. Continued use provides positive reinforcement - keeping skin clear, radiant and free of unsightly blemishes. Appropriate for most skin types. Dermatologist tested & approved, allergy tested, non irritating, non-drying, non comedogenic, pH balanced, soap free, oil free, fragrance free, dye free, no animal testing. Formulated & filled in the U.S.A.

Use am & pm or as directed by a physician or skin care professional. Apply to dry skin and rub gently in a circular motion. Rinse with warm water. Lightly pat dry. Store at room temperature 59-86 degrees F / 15-30 degrees C.

Precautions: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. If irritation occurs, discontinue use and consult a physician. Using other topical acne medications at the same time or immediately following use of this product may increase dryness or irritation of the skin. If this occurs, only one medication should be used unless directed by a doctor.

Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a broad spectrum SPF 30 sunscreen, and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards. People who are allergic to salicylates (found in aspirin) should not use products containing willow bark or salicylic acid. Pregnant or nursing women should talk to their doctor before using any products containing salicylic acid.
Active Ingredient: Salicylic Acid 2%.
Other Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Glycolic Acid, Sodium Glycolate, Sorbitol, Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Arachidyl Alcohol, Behenyl Alcohol, Arachidyl Glucoside, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract, Methyl Methacrylate/Glycol Dimethacrylate Crosspolymer, Allantoin, Disodium EDTA, Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

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DermadoctorAin't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser
 
4.2

(based on 198 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (128)
  • Balances skin (117)
  • Improves skin texture (113)
  • Not greasy (97)
  • Gentle (96)

Cons

  • Doesn't remove makeup (40)
  • Bad smell (18)
  • Doesn't work (17)
  • Dries out skin (14)
  • Irritates skin (9)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (130)
  • Daily use (96)
  • Combination skin (91)
  • Oily skin (72)
  • Sensitive skin (51)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (94), Brand buyer (69)

Reviewed by 198 customers

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5.0

I love this stuff!

By Hp

from ca

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser:

      I started getting a lot of zits and my makeup was looking cakey in spots...I do not wear makeup often. I tried a lot of other things. I met with a cosmotologist at Ulta and she recommended this. I do have sensitive skin that can get dry fast. She recommended I start using every couple days-at night and go from there. She said to leave it on for a few minutes, but if it started stingy too much to take it off (it is supposed to sting). It worked quickly on my zits and right of way removing the dead skin- When I do get a zit or two it goes away fast. I usually get hormonal acne and the deep cysts on my chin. So far I am very happy with this product and have already recommended it to others!

       
      4.0

      Amazing product

      By Smlykylie

      from Orlando, FL

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

      • Terrible bottle

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Combination Skin
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser:

      This cleanser is a real miracle worker that helped my cystic acne and doesn't dry out my skin. The bottle is super heavy and hard to use the tiny pump. No idea why they would use a bottle like that.

       
      5.0

      On my first week and already making improvements

      By Mommalys

      from Grand Rapids MI

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Gentle
      • Improves Skin Texture

      Cons

      • Dries Out Skin

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Daily Use
      • Dry Skin

      Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser:

      It is pricey but I had to risk it! I have cystic acne and after the first week it's help with my skin. My skin isn't clear yet but so far it's been great. It is a little drying but it's not terrible. I have psoriasis and seb dermatitis so my skins is always dry

       
      5.0

      Works wonders

      By Brandon

      from Abita Springs

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Combination Skin
        • Daily Use
        • Oily Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser:

        I use this twice a day and love it. When I first started using it, it did burn slightly, but that was the witch hazel starting to work. A week later, it stopped burning and I noticed some many great changes on my skin, especially the the red was gone in my face caused by other cleansers

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        3.0

        When will they listen about packaging???

        By Goldieg26

        from Houston, TX

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Moisturizing

        Cons

        • Doesn't Remove Makeup

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Combination Skin
        • Daily Use

        Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser:

        When will they listen about the containers? Bring back the tunes. In case you're wondering what the photo is, that's my cracked sink after the bottle slid off the shelf.
        Awesome. Same with the toner. Every time I get it I have to pour it into my old Litmust Test Toner container. Pain in the.... Face wash itself is pretty good. Slowly but surely unclogging pores. I'd recommend the toner, too.

         
        4.0

        Love this!

        By Pastarr

        from Indiana

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • Combination Skin
          • Daily Use

          Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser:

          It's a great cleanser for acne. I've been using this cleanser for a very long time now and it's the only one I've ever tried that didn't break me out or give me cystic acne. It also lasts quite awhile and is cheaper priced compared to other name brands I've tried. My only gripe is that the pump is too short so you have to pick up the bottle to pump, and the bottle is opaque so I can't see if I'm running out or not, which is why I gave it a 4 star.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          THANK YOU DERMADOCTOR

          By Bri

          from Omaha, NE

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

          • Gentle
          • Improves Skin Texture

          Cons

          • Bad Smell

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • Combination Skin
          • Daily Use
          • Oily Skin

          Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser:

          I suffer from cystic acne around the lower half of my face. It was horrible and embarrassing. I have tried everything. Face washes, creams, masks, vitamins of sorts - everything. I use this wash with the toner (which is my favorite, gets every last bit of makeup off my face) and then top it off with the serum. I love this brand. It has saved my life. If you are on the fence on trying it - DO IT. I know it is expensive - but feeling confident when you leave the house and not having to cover up portions of your face due to embarrassment is so much worse!

           
          2.0

          Pass

          By kc

          from Kentucky

          Pros

          • Gentle

          Cons

          • Bad Smell
          • Greasy
          • Ineffective

          Best Uses

            Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser:

            I had high hopes for this product as finally the one to keep my skin clear after hearing rave reviews. However, this was not the case. On the superficial level, the bottle is horrendous and I can't stand the smell of the product. The product itself is not the worst thing in the world, but no matter how I used it, I notice no results. My acne didn't clear up, and in fact got worse, and no matter how much I rinsed my face it left this weird residue all over my face. The only positive is that it didn't overly dry my skin. I'll go back to my regular face wash.

             
            4.0

            Great face wash!

            By Misskboogie

            from Wichita, Ks

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Moisturizing

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • Dry Skin

              Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser:

              I bought this on a recommendation by a friend. I have cystic acne and mostly nothing over the counter works but I really like this face wash. Makes my skin feels soft and it has lessened the redness.

               
              4.0

              Love the product! Not so much the packaging.

              By Fan for life

              from Minneapolis, MN

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Pros

              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Leaves Clean Feel

              Cons

              • Messy

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • Daily Use
              • Oily Skin

              Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser:

              Love the product! My skin feels great and it looks clearer, but it would be better if they went to the previous packaging. The glass bottle is not easy to use and its dificult to get the product out of the bottle. Please go back to the old packing!!

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              • Q:

                I have bad acne on my cheeks and forehead, I have tried mario badescu and it worked for a little bit but it is making my skin really red and inflammed, would this be a good product?
                Asked on 6/11/2017 by sunny from Atlanta GA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  This cleanser is perfect for oily and acne prone skin and contains glycolic acid and salicylic acid to help keep skin exfoliated and prevent breakouts. If your skin is irritated or sensitive at the moment, the Kakadu C cleanser is also great for acneic skin but is a gentler formulation.

                  Answered on 6/12/2017 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
              • Q:

                Can this cleanser remove sunscreen?
                Asked on 4/4/2017 by katelynn from Cerritos, Ca

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  The Ain't Misbehavin' cleanser is soap-free and contains clarifying ingredients like witch hazel and glycolic acid that will remove sunscreen and cleanse skin.

                  Answered on 4/5/2017 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
              • Q:

                I have some acne randomly here and there but i wouldn't say severe. Would this be to harsh to use as a daily cleanser? And what dermadoctor product do you recommend to get rid of scarring?
                Asked on 2/26/2017 by Court from KS - Kansas

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  This cleanser is formulated to be soap free and non-drying and helps keep oiliness in check without stripping the skin. If oily skin isn't your main concern, and you are looking for a brightening effect, you could try the Kakadu C cleanser which resurfaces gently while brightening hyperpigmentation spots with Vitamin C.

                  Answered on 4/5/2017 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
              • Q:

                I'm trying to find a good cleanser for my boyfriend. He's is 26 and has acne, oily skin, and gets real dry after he washes his face. What would be a good product recommendation for him?
                Asked on 4/6/2016 by gschw02 from Omaha, NE

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser would be the cleanser we'd suggest for those with blemish-prone, oily skin. Unlike some traditional acne facial washes, this one contains hydrating and soothing ingredients to help counteract dryness, so it's a great option for him based on your description of his skin type, condition, and concerns.

                  Answered on 4/20/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                I'm currently trying to find a product that will help clear up these red/brown marks on my face left from past blemishes & I was wondering what product I should buy to clear up the marks & if this is a product that would help clear them up? I don't break out as much anymore just a few bumps on my forehead & chin but for the most part the rest of my skin is smooth, it's just the marks left behind from past breakouts.
                Asked on 3/25/2016 by Astry from Beaufort,SC

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  The Ain't Misbehavin' line is to prevent acne. The Kakadu C line is best to clear hyperpigmentation.

                  Answered on 4/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                I have dry skin and hormonal acne, will this product dry out my skin too much even if I use heavy weight moisturizers?
                Asked on 12/26/2015 by Bunny from San Antonio, TX

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  This cleanser is the perfect option for you, since it is soap-free, non-drying, and pH-balanced. DermaDoctor states that it is suitable for most skin types.

                  Answered on 12/30/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
              • Q:

                can you use a spin brush with this product ?
                Asked on 10/11/2015 by ruby from US

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, you can! The only type of cleanser to avoid when using a cleansing brush is one containing any exfoliating particles (such as scrubs), as this could over-exfoliate the skin and cause irritation.

                  Answered on 10/12/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
              • Q:

                Will it clear blackheads
                Asked on 8/24/2015 by May from Texas

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, this cleanser is formulated with AHAs and BHAs to dissolve away dirt, oil, and debris from the pores, so it can help to eliminate and to prevent blackheads.

                  Answered on 8/25/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
              • Q:

                Will it work on acne scars?
                Asked on 8/19/2015 by rubygg from Nevada

                1 answer

              • Q:

                What's the best moisturizer to accompany this product?
                Asked on 7/15/2015 by mwalker from melbourne, fl

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