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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 192 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (125)
  • Balances skin (112)
  • Improves skin texture (109)
  • Not greasy (95)
  • Gentle (93)

Cons

  • Doesn't remove makeup (39)
  • Bad smell (18)
  • Doesn't work (17)
  • Dries out skin (13)
  • Irritates skin (9)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (125)
  • Daily use (92)
  • Combination skin (87)
  • Oily skin (70)
  • Sensitive skin (50)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (91), Brand buyer (67)

Reviewed by 192 customers

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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 Miss Kara

    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!!

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Love the cleanser, hate the new bottle/pump

      By Carla

      from Las Vegas

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Gentle
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Moisturizing
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

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

        I love this product! It's the only thing that contains my acne break outs, that I still get at 34. I really bummed that they changed the bottle. I don't like the new glass bottle, that will probably break with the traveling that I do, and I don't like the pump. The old containers design lets you get all the product out in an easy way. This new bottle is going to require taking off the pump to shake out the excess because the pump won't get to that stuff like other products that use pumps, like lotions. AND, because of the new glass bottle, the already high price has increased another $5 dollars. Again, I LOVE this acne face wash but very disappointed in the change and price increase. :(

         
        5.0

        Excellent product for acne prone skin

        By Dixie

        from Macomb, MI

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clears acne
        • Improves Skin Texture

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin

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

          I've tried many products for my adult acne prone skin & this is the one that works for me! Since using this product my acne has cleared and my skin texture has improved. I've been using this product for almost 2 years now which is longer than I've been able to use any other acne regimen. I would recommend this product for anyone who struggles with adult acne.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Doesn't do the job!

          By Brittany the pimple faced pretty

          from LeClaire, IA

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Bad Smell
            • Doesn't Remove Makeup
            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

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

              I was in the store 20 mins talking with a consultant about my acne issues and this was the first thing she recommended. She said she uses it and loves it. "You apply to dry skin with makeup on and everything then get your hands wet and rub in to get a good foam going". First of all it smells like a dirty washcloth. its awful! And there was no foaming at all. It basically was a smelly lotion that I rubbed on my face that only smeared my makeup but did not remove it. I would not recommend!

               
              5.0

              Won't overdry your face

              By Simba

              from Long beach

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Not Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

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

                Gentle

                 
                5.0

                I love it!!

                By Arely

                from New Mexico

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

                I really love this cleanser! My whole life I have struggled with severe acne all over my face, neck, and chest, and this keeps everything calm and collected! I highly recommend!

                 
                2.0

                Packaging takes the rating down

                By Leslie

                from Florida

                About Me Brand Buyer

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

                Even if I loved this product, I wouldn't ever buy this again in this packaging. The bottle is glass, it's slippery when wet and you can't squeeze any product out. So, since the pump is almost useless and the opening is narrow, to get any out you have to pound it in your hand. All in all, too frustrating. As far as the product goes, it does seem to be keeping my face clear but it also burns a bit which I don't think can be a good thing. So I may try to transfer the rest of the product into something else to use it up, but I wouldn't re-purchase.

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                • 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

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Will this product remove makeup?
                  Asked on 6/27/2015 by L from Al

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Because this product is formulated with hydroxy acids, we do not recommend using it to remove eye makeup. It can be used to remove face makeup.

                    Answered on 6/30/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  I have white heads all over my nose, chin, and around my lips. Will this cleanser help eliminate/prevent them?
                  Asked on 6/1/2015 by Liliana from Glendale, AZ

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, this cleanser is ideal for blemish-prone skin because it contains salicylic acid (BHA), an approved treatment to unclog pores and treat acne.

                    Answered on 6/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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