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Follow this skin-brightening cleanser with a dose of DDF’s Wrinkle Resist Plus Pore Minimizer Moisturizing Serum.

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Birchbox Breakdown

Even when you don’t have blemishes, there are other complexion nuisances to deal with—namely, sun spots, acne scars, and age spots. Instead of just concealing them, call in this gentle gel cleanser. Developed by a leading dermatologist, the targeted formula uses a team of natural skin brighteners, including licorice root and mulberry bark, to even out your complexion and lighten discolorations. Over time, you’ll have noticeably smoother, brighter skin. Now you just need to hold up your end of the bargain by using it every day.

How it Works

A cocktail of potent active ingredients works to fade the look of brown spots, scars, and redness while also leaving skin fresh and smooth. In addition to naturally brightening botanicals like mulberry bark, licorice root, and peach leaf, the formula has exfoliating glycolic and salicylic acids to refine skin’s texture and stave off blemishes.

How to Use

If your skin is normal to oily, feel free to use this cleanser day and night. If your skin is dry, limit yourself to once-a-day use. Massage a nickel-size amount of cleanser into damp skin for 30 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.

Water, Ammonium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Glycolic Acid, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Potassium Hydroxide, Salicylic Acid, Mulberry Bark Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi (Bearberry) Leaf Extract, Prunus Persica (Peach) Leaf Extract, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Dex-Panthenol, Sodium Benzoate, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Methylisothiazolinone, Fragrance.

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My favorite cleanser
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I absolutely love this cleanser. I have combination skin that can look drab in certain times of the year. I use it with the microbead cleanser. Excellent.

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Works like a 10!
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I think ill always buy this face wash it gets rid of all my dark spots in a flash its a life saver! Couldn't be happy with it :)

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Life CHANGING!
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I have struggled with acne since I was 11 and am now almost 35 years old. Recently I flew home to see family and my 3-step clinique acne treatment was confiscated since it was too much liquid. When I got to my sister's house she gave me her DDF cleanser she had gotten as a sample in her Birchbox. At first I was panicking because usually throwing a new treatment in the mix means more breakouts but amazingly my skin was glowing like never before. As soon as I got home I purchased the full sized and am about to buy my second bottle of this miracle soap! I want to yell it from the rooftop: This stuff is AMAZING! I have never had good skin in my entire life and now I can go without makeup or concealer. This stuff doesn't make your skin look dull and gray like benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid either. It looks like healthy teen skin because the AHAs in this buff off all the dead skin and oil and just wow. WOW!!! If you have the never ending struggle with breakouts and you are tired of regimens that do a "good job" and want something that will work then look past the price tag. I would rather pay forty bucks for something that works than $5 over and over again for snake oil! Get it and never look back!

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I received my sample in October of 2012 - I still have it! The size is great. I only use mine 3 times a week though, I don't like to use brighteners every day. Great stuff!

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Not for skin still acne prone
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Broke out the first day in reaction. Lots of blemishes. Tried it for a week and skin is in rough condition. Maybe fine for others, but did not work for me

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Love it!

I received this as a sample, and I absolutely adore it. I have been using it for the past week or so and...wow. It's awesome. I have psoriasis, and I have noticed a lot less red going on. As soon as my sample runs out, I will be buying more!

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No brightening, but otherwise OK
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I have the Scottish/Irish freckles like nobody's business. I did not see any brightening per se with this product. I did like how well it cleaned my skin though.

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Fantastic product!
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I have very dry, fair, sensitive skin. I often have difficulty finding products that don't cause me to break out or be very red after use. I use another product as a makeup remover and follow it up with the DDF Brightening Cleanser. I love it! It is a gel that is activated into a foam with a little bit of water and it feels great on my face. It actually feels like it's getting into my pores and cleaning them out! I have tried other products from the DDF line as well and am impressed with all of them.

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Something that I actually repurchased!
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I love trying new things, but I loved this enough to reorder. I have rosacea and seborrheic dermatitis. This is strong enough to keep the flakes at bay, keep my skin smooth and clear, but is not irritating.

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I had high expectations for this product given the other reviews on here. For my skin, it caused me to break out and really irritated my skin. I was hoping it would get rid of some of my scarring. I've reduced my use of this product to see if that will help. So far, I am not impressed.

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