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Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum

Dermadoctor

Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum

Item #: 2161585 Size: 1.0 oz

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Help stop mischief-making skin from acting out. Ain't Misbehavin' tames blemishes at their source; helping treat, clear and prevent future acne outbreaks. A DERMAdoctor cult classic, this lightweight, gentle yet effective, moisturizing base helps mattify, clarify and leave skin feeling fresh and hydrated.

Ideal for most skin types. Continued use provides positive reinforcement - keeping skin free of unsightly blemishes. Dermatologist tested & approved, allergy tested, hypoallergenic, non irritating, non drying, non comedogenic, fragrance free, dye free, paraben free, gluten free, no animal testing.
Clean the skin thoroughly before applying this product. Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer once or twice daily. Because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to twice daily if needed or as directed by a doctor. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day. May be followed with cosmetics, moisturizers or sunscreen.

For external use only. When using this product skin irritation and dryness is more likely to occur if you use another topical acne medication at the same time. If irritation occurs, only use one topical acne medication at a time. Stop use and ask a doctor if skin irritation occurs or gets worse. Do not get into eyes. Keep out of reach of children. 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.

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.
Active Ingredient: Salicylic Acid 2%.
Other Ingredients: Aqua (Water), SD Alcohol 40-B, Glycerin, Polyquaternium-37, Propylene Glycol, Azelaic Acid, Cyclopentasiloxane, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Butylene Glycol, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Extract, Cyclohexasiloxane, Methyl Methacrylate/Glycol Dimethacrylate Crosspolymer, PEG-60 Almond Glycerides, PPG-1-Trideceth-6, Caprylyl Glycol, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Superoxide Dismutase, Phospholipids, Carbomer, Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid, Oleanolic Acid.

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DermadoctorAin't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum
 
4.5

(based on 46 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (22)
  • Easy to use (21)
  • Absorbs quickly (13)
  • Minimizes pores (12)
  • Goes on smoothly (10)

Cons

  • Bad smell (4)
  • Dries out skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Adult acne (20)
  • Moderate acne (13)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (11)
  • Inflammatory acne (11)
  • Bedtime (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (22), Budget shopper (15)

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5.0

Saved my face

By Trishy

from Columbia, SC

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Works quickly

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum:

      I've been getting red acne bumps on my chin for years now and nothing I tried would treat or prevent them. When one would go away, another would pop up. After one night this stuff reduced the redness and size. Now a week later, it's gone and the marks from previous acne have gone away.

      It's got a strong smell that goes away after you put it on.

       
      5.0

      Pricey but Great!

      By Kiki

      from New Jersey

      Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum:

      This stuff is AMAZING! My acne has really calmed down since using this

       
      3.0

      What happened?

      By lw

      from Denver, CO

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Too Drying

        Best Uses

          Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum:

          This used to be the best serum out there. However, they changed the formula -- apparently when they changed the packaging. Would have been nice to have seen a sign, a note, a sticker -- something! -- indicating the change from .5% to 2(!)% salicylic acid. That's a big jump with no warning! My skin is now dry, breaking out, and overall unhappy. I'm giving the new formula a chance, but I'm very disappointed in DD's decision to reformulate without any notice.

           
          5.0

          Miracle Serum

          By Nicole the Fashionable Soldier

          from Woodbridge, VA

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Long Lasting
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

          • Bad Smell

          Best Uses

          • Bedtime

          Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum:

          I have been using this product for about two years. I don't have chronic or cystic acne but when I do get the occasional breakout this works in a flash. I cleanse and apply under my moisturizer. In the morning there is significant reduction in the appearance of the acne. Once you get past the awful smell all is well. Results are worth it.

           
          4.0

          A bit pricey BUT all worth it

          By Batak1

          from San Francisco

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Works Fast

          Cons

          • Expensive

          Best Uses

          • Anytime

          Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum:

          Works really well for teenage surface acne. Daughter can no where makeup and not break out all the time. Has increased her self confidence.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          My Skin Savior

          By Molly G

          from Michigan

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • After Shower/Bath
            • Bedtime

            Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum:

            I've been using this product for the last four years. It's saved my skin. It helped to clear up my acne when it was at it's worst. It also helped to fade all the discoloration and scarring I had from my past breakouts. It even helped clear up my boyfriend's cystic acne. It's honestly the best and I recommend it to everyone.

             
            5.0

            Worth every penny

            By AEP

            from NC

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Long Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum:

                I have had cystic acne for many years and this serum and face wash are the best I have ever used. No more breakouts and no more dry, flacky skin. I use every morning and night. I have extremely sensitive skin and this serum has worked wonders for me!

                 
                4.0

                Does what it says!

                By Kim

                from Portland, Or

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Absorbs Quickly
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Not Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Bedtime

                  Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum:

                  This is amazing. Overnight my blemishes were down in size. It didn't get rid of everything but I can see that it's working. Now I have fewer blemishes. Pricey but well worth it.

                   
                  2.0

                  It's ok- not sure if we would buy it again

                  By MTFH

                  from Southern New Hampshire

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Reduces acne

                  Cons

                  • Bad Smell

                  Best Uses

                  • After cleansing face

                  Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum:

                  After 1 weeks use we have seen a minor improvement but not nearly what we had expected based upon the recommendations of the consultant.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  MIRACLE Product

                  By Liz

                  from Near Cypress, Tx

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Absorbs Quickly
                  • Goes On Smoothly
                  • Long Lasting
                  • Not Greasy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Bedtime
                    • In The Am After Washing F

                    Comments about Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum:

                    Although the product is SUPER expensive for my tiny budget I took the chance. I have been battling Cystic Adult Acne for many many years. I was almost giving up on ever finding a solution for myself. I was depressed because Im only 37 and felt hopeless because as a young woman I had flawless skin. I visited my local Ulta and Martin V., make up artist introduced me to it and swore by it. I was exteremely sceptical because of the price. 1 month and a half later my skin is almost perfect. It's smooth, it's taking away my scars and I feel confident enougj to b in public w/o makeup. Take the chance on this product. You WON'T b dissappointed. I just repurchased another tube. I LOVE IT & will continue to use it twice a day. GREAT thing is I didn't have to spend thousands on dermatologists appointments and medications. I've heard the horror stories. THANK YOU MARTIN V. ✋

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                    • Q:

                      Do I have to use a moisturizer after using this serum?
                      Asked on 2/12/2016 by Minimalist from Mission Viejo, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum may be worn alone or followed with cosmetics, moisturizers or sunscreen.

                        Answered on 2/17/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      I have deep painful acne along my jawline, that regular spot treatments just aren't clearing up. I think it may be a hormone imbalance issue but I'm really not sure. Would this product be effective in treating that kind of adult acne or is it more for surface, minor acne? Thank you!
                      Asked on 1/19/2016 by Elle from US

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Dr. Kunin created the Ain't Misbehavin' Serum specifically to help treat adult acne because she was receiving so many questions from people about it. It will help to treat and prevent both hormonal adult acne as well as surface breakouts with continued use.

                        Answered on 1/20/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Is this product good for teenagers with mild acne?
                      Asked on 9/29/2015 by MMM64

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, the Ain't Misbehavin' product collection is ideal for those with mild to moderate acne. Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum features 2% salicylic acid to help eliminate and prevent acne blemishes, plus helps to mattify skin for a lasting shine-free look. It is non-pore clogging, hypoallergenic, and dermatologist-tested!

                        Answered on 10/1/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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