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DermadoctorAin't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser

Dermadoctor

Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser

6.0 oz Item 2161588

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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
 
4.3

(based on 216 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (141)
  • Balances skin (130)
  • Improves skin texture (124)
  • Gentle (108)
  • Not greasy (106)

Cons

  • Doesn't remove makeup (44)
  • Bad smell (18)
  • Doesn't work (17)
  • Dries out skin (14)
  • Irritates skin (9)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (145)
  • Daily use (104)
  • Combination skin (96)
  • Oily skin (77)
  • Sensitive skin (58)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (100), Brand buyer (75)

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5.0

Best cleanser

By Val

from Chicago

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

Hands down the best cleanser, I will use this for the rest of my life no matter what the packaging is. I have not had ANY cystic acne or any ugly pimples since using this product, even with all of the makeup I wear.

The packaging comes in a glass white bottle to aid in preserving the potency and quality of the product; sunlight and oxygen can't reach through as easily to eat away at the important ingredients like they do in plastic/clear glass/tubed containers. This packaging is doing your skin a favor even though it might appear as tedious, the brand did it for a reason. Love dermadoctor for saving my skin

 
3.0

LOVE PRODUCT, HATE PACKAGING

By Kat

from Charlotte, NC

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

I've used this product for the past year and it helped clear up my hormonal acne. I am completely in love with the product and what it does for my skin - even though the smell reminds me of Elmer's glue. However, I have absolutely hated the packaging since it changed from the tube to the glass bottle. Not only do I feel like I'm getting less product for my money but the pump is a complete joke. I have to pump at least 6-7 times to get any significant product out. Considering not purchasing again just because I can't stand the packaging.

 
5.0

My skin has never looked so good!

By Leah

from Southbend IN

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin

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

    I have been have bad breakouts in my chin and nothing has been working. That is until I started to use this product! Absolute miracle worker. 10/10 would recommend!

     
    5.0

    10/10 would buy again

    By Stacee

    from Omaha

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Clears acne in less than a week
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel

    Cons

    • Doesn't Remove Makeup

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • Combination Skin
    • Oily Skin

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

    Miracle skin care product.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Got acne? This is your answer!!

    By Elle

    from Glendale, AZ

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Clears acne
    • Gentle
    • Hormonal acne cure
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Moisturizing

    Cons

    • Doesn't Remove Makeup
    • Opaque bottle
    • Short pump

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • All Skin Types
    • Combination Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Dry Skin
    • Hormonal acne
    • Oily Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

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

    This cleanser is by far the most effective thing I've ever used on my face!! I had regular (monthly) hormonal breakouts lasting a couple weeks until I found this miracle worker!! I spoke extensively with the Regional Sales Director, Lorene, and she did not disappoint!! She instructed me to only use one pump on a dry face & let sit for a couple minutes before rinsing (this formula is not designed to remove makeup like the Kakadu Cleanser, so remove makeup first) & within the first few weeks I noticed a HUGE change in my skin!! AND for the first time, I did not have my monthly breakout!!!!

     
    5.0

    Effective product

    By Mich

    from San Jose, California

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Daily Use

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

      This product is fantastic! I have been using this product for a week and my face has felt smoother and clear. An efficient product!

       
      4.0

      A basic cleanser for twice the price

      By Muse

      from Riverside, CA

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Gentle
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Moisturizing

      Cons

      • Expensive

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Daily Use

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

      I haven't really noticed any difference between this face wash and my cheap neutrogena drugstore one. It leaves the skin feeling very soft afterwards, but only for a little while. I have combination skin with an oily T-zone, my chin is my worst area. I don't get acne, but the occasional deep 'underground' zit (the ones that like NEVER surface and HURT) is enough to get me to try products like this one. It didn't change anything - in fact I've noticed small, regular pimples showing up in areas where I've never gotten them before (but that's probably just the normal reaction from changing face washes). I'm also a teenager, so, when the assistant at the store said this was great for hormonal acne I jumped at the chance. Alas, here I am... covering zits with concealer as per usual. Oh well! I'll continue to use it until I run out, just to see if maybe it cures all my problems after all (in which case I will change my review)!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      In love!!

      By Jorey

      from Greenville

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Gentle
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Moisturizing
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

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

        I've tried just about everything to clear my face up for years now. Been through a lot of different acne medications from the dermatologist and within two days I'm super impressed with this. I struggle with cystic acne and this is hands down the best yet.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Best acne cleanser

        By Michelle

        from Walker,Michigan

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Moisturizing
        • Not Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

        • Doesn't Remove Makeup

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • All Skin Types

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

        I suffer from cystic acne and I have tried every acne cleanser out there and this the only cleanser that take care of acne.

         
        5.0

        A MUST in my beauty regimen

        By Cat lady

        from Minnesota

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Moisturizing
        • Not Greasy
        • Smells Great

        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 got my sister who has dry and sensitive skin hooked on it too!

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          • Q:

            It says to use on dry skin, but can I use it on wet skin?
            Asked on 1/29/2018 by lisetheq85 from Stewartsville nj

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              You can apply the product to wet skin, but water neutralizes the AHAs and BHAs in the cleanser (the acids that are working to exfoliate/deliver the results), so you may not experience results as quickly. Either way, you still want to rinse the product off well after massaging it into the skin.

              Answered on 1/29/2018 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
          • Q:

            Has Ulta updated to the new tube packaging? I would love to order from ulta instead of direct from Dermadoctor, but I absolutely hate the glass bottle.
            Asked on 1/7/2018 by Rachel from Dallas, TX

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              The glass bottle is still phasing out at Ulta. The new tube packaging will begin to appear in stores by this March.

              Answered on 1/8/2018 by Brand Expert from DERMAdoctor
          • 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
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