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Stridex, Single-Step Acne Control, Maximum, Alcohol Free, 55 Soft Touch Pads

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Stridex, Single-Step Acne Control, Maximum, Alcohol Free, 55 Soft Touch Pads

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  • Expiration Date: Jan 2019
  • Shipping Weight:
    0.59 lbs
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  • Product Code: SDX-09701
  • UPC Code: 041388097015
  • Package Quantity: 55 Soft Touch Pads
  • Dimensions:
    3 x 3 x 3 in, 0.5 lbs
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Product Overview


  • Salicylic Acid 2% W/W Acne Medication
  • Soft-Textured Pads
  • Highest Level of Acne Control
  • Available without a Prescription
  • Contains 2% Salicylic Acid
  • Keratolytic Action helps Unclog Pores
  • Effective Cleansing System Removes Dirt & Oil
  • Maximum Effectiveness in the Fight Against Acne
  • Actual Pad Size 4.21 in²

Stridex Pads = Proven Effectiveness without Unnecessary Irritation

Each pad is specially textured for great cleansing with a great feel. Whether you want scrubbing or smooth, soft application, this pad is up to the task.

Stridex pad formulas are completely alcohol-free so you get proven acne-fighting effectiveness without the burn.

Clear complexion with comfort

Triple Action!

Cleans - Stridex pads unclog pores and dissolve deep-down oil. They even remove what cleansers and soaps leave behind.

Treats - Stridex clears up existing pimples and helps eliminate blackheads with salicylic acid, a proven acne medication.

Prevents - Used regularly, Stridex pads help prevent breakouts before they start.


  • For the treatment of acne
  • Reduces the number of acne pimples and blackheads and allows skin to heal
  • Helps prevent new acne pimples from forming

Suggested Use

  • Cleanse the skin thoroughly before applying medication
  • Use the pad to wipe the entire effected area one to three times daily
  • Because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times 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
  • Do not leave pad on skin for an extended period of time
  • Keep away from eyes, lips and other mucous membranes


For external use only.

Allergen alert: do not use this product if you have a known allergy to salicylic acid.

When using this product using other 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.

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Active Ingredient Purpose
Salicylic acid 2.0% (w/w) Acne medication
Inactive Ingredients: ammonium lauryl sulfate, ammonium xylenesulfonate, citric acid, DMDM hydantoin, fragrance, menthol, PPG-5-ceteth-20, purified water, simethicone, sodium borate, tetrasodium EDTA
iHerb Customer Reviews

The best

Posted by LOG 703 on Sep 11, 2017 | Verified Purchase

The best for my face and periodic acne. Face is much cleaner. Will buy again and again.

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Posted by iHerb Customer on Aug 31, 2017 | Verified Purchase

Gentle for my sensitive skin and very effective! No burning, itching, redness... I was using much more expensive BHAs in the past but Stridex is No1!!! Enter " NLT 349 " (no spaces) at checkout for 5% off any order!

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Seeing improvements

Posted by iHerb Customer on Aug 30, 2017 | Verified Purchase

Cheap product that has surprised me when nothing else works. It's not magic, nothing will clear your skin completely without time or medical attention but definitely improved my skin! Give it a try

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Full of fragrance

Posted by iHerb Customer on Aug 22, 2017 | Verified Purchase

Off-putting synthetic fragrance. I hope it works by killing my blackheads over the night. Wont be repurchasing again cos of synthetic fragrance

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Great for reducing pores

Posted by BeautyJunkie on Jul 23, 2017 | Verified Purchase

TLDR: This has helped me minimize my porish appearance, following Fifty Snail's guide. My Skin Type: Dehydrated, reactive, sensitive and prone to dryness. Why I purchased it: This BHA is a product that's part of Fifty Snail's guide to reducing a porish appearance. I got this brand because it was alcohol free and when I tried it out it felt fine on my skin. What I love about it: Does not dry my skin out and it has helped with Fifty's routine. I also cut the pad in half since it was more than enough for my face, and this has helped the Stridex last longer. How I use it: I recommend following Fifty Snail's Pore Guide for detailed instructions. I use this once a week, and it's the first step before applying my charcoal max 20 minutes later and then cleansing it off with my Banila Purity and Micellar Water. Verdict: This is a good product that hasn't been irritating to my skin at all and I think it should suit any fellow skin twin looking for a good BHA. I have also noticed results following Fifty's method, so it was definitely a good purchase and well worth the price.

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