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Michael Todd Skin Defender AHA Creme Facial Cleanser

We like to think that superheroes come in all shapes, sizes, and forms—like this gentle yet effective Skin Defender Cleanser. Its powers are threefold. Right off the bat, it gets rid of makeup, oil, and dirt without leaving behind an unpleasant residue. Meanwhile, exfoliating alpha hydroxy acid improves skin’s texture, minimizing the appearance of fine lines and discoloration, and antioxidant-rich green tea and citrus extracts protect against harmful environmental stressors. And it’s free of those not-so-good guys, parabens and sulfates. The whipped cleanser saves the day, leaving skin softer, smoother, and more radiant. Works best on normal to dry, mature, and combination skin.

Michael Todd Skin Defender AHA Creme Facial Cleanser
4.1 out of 5 stars, based on 203 Reviews 203 Reviews
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Love this product

I love this product and will definitely be buying the full size. My face notices when I haven't used it in a few days. My face feels smooth and clear

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I'd pay $20 for this!
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And it'd feel like a bargain, honestly. I loved this. I felt like my skin was clear of all makeup, dirt, grunge I had collected throughout the day. Love it!

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Good natural cleanser
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I like that this is exfoliating, yet gentle on my sensitive skin. I don't mind that it isn't foamy or soapy and I feel that it cleans my face very well without making it feel tight and dry.

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favorite for travel
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I have this in my gym bag and love using it after a good sweat. It has a lovely scent and doesn't dry out my skin. Definitely recommended.

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Seems good!
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It doesn't lather too much but after using it a couple of times I realized that it works well even without lathering much. I like products that do not irritate my skin and keep it moisturized. This cleanser so far is doing that!

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Skin appearance better
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Doesn't lather which is a bit off-putting, but I remember that sulfates usually help detergents lather and they're supposed to be bad for you. I didn't think much of this cleanser at first, but after a week of using ever other day (not every time I clean face as have been sensitive to AHAs in the past), I noticed there is this subtle change in my skin that's hard to pinpoint but has got to be an effect of using this cleanser since this is the only change I made. Also, used another soap to clean skin for 10 days or so then switched back to this product and noticed that my skin didn't look as good when I wasn't using this cleanser and that it quickly went back to looking better again. Again, couldn't tell you why but just that my skin looked better after using this for a couple days than it has in forever.

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Not up to my expectations
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I have heard incredible things about Michael Todd skincare so was very excited to try this out. I decided to try this along with the charcoal jojoba mask from Michael Todd. The facial cleanser really did not give me the lather or foaming I like, and I didn't feel as much little exfoliating beads as expected. The scent was fresh and clean (more on the natural side) but I can't say I felt like my skin was completely clean. I'd like to try a different cleanser from the line, perhaps the 'creme' cleansers aren't for me. And pairing it with the mask mentioned above, I ended up breaking out with some cystic ones. Not for me.

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Effective
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This sample size was quite generous so I was able to use it for several weeks and noticed that it improved my skin's texture.

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Retexturizes the skin with first use

I normally wouldn't review a cleanser but this is really incredible. I recently discovered this Michael Todd line. I received this cleanser in one of the Michael Todd skin care kits and decided to give it a try. First of all, this cleanser is very creamy. It isn't intended as so much a cleanser, but more of a treatment in my opinion. I first remove my makeup then use this cleanser by massaging in an upward motion. The AHA's really work to retexturize my skin, even on my chest and neck. My skin is left feeling soft, clear and smooth. It attacks redness instantly. Where most cleansers will leave me red while using a rough exfoliating sponge to cleanse, this is the ONLY one that doesn't. No redness at all! Yet, the AHA's work to remove the outer layers of dry sun damage. I am in love!

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works great
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I have normal to dry skin AND sensitive skin. I used this yesterday for the first time and it works great. I also love the smell. I haven't had any itching or redness on my face from it as I do with other cleansers so I give it two thumbs up.

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