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Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser

Murad

Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser

6.75 oz

Item #: 2082345

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Acne Clarifying Cleanser is a powerful gel cleanser that combats acne and skin breakouts. Acne Clarifying Cleanser's rich lather strips away pore-clogging grime, oil and irritants as it helps treat and prevent acne breakouts with time-released medication that remains active for hours, even after rinsing. Encapsulated salicylic acid provides a sustained release of acne medication to allow for hours of acne treatment. Silver citrate provides antibacterial protection to inhibit blemish formation. Acne Clarifying Cleanser is recommended as the Step 1 cleanser in any Murad Acne regimen as part of Dr. Murad's Inclusive Health system of care.

Dermatologist developed. Tested on people, not animals.Formulated without parabens, sulfates, and phthalates.

Massage small amount over dampened face and neck. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.

Precautions: For external use only. Using other topical acne drugs at the same time or right after use of this product may increase the dryness or irritation of the skin. If this occurs, only one drug should be used unless otherwise directed by a physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.
Active Ingredient: Salicylic Acid (1.51%). Other Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Methyl Gluceth-20, PPG-26-Buteth-26, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Butylene Glycol, Cimicifuga Racemosa Root Extract, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Silver Citrate, Menthol, PEG-150 Distearate, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch Octenylsuccinate, Glyceryl Stearate, Cocamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Polysorbate 80, Citric Acid, Tetrasodium EDTA, Chlorphenesin, Methylisothiazolinone, Limonene, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Leaf Oil, Cymbopogon Nardus (Citronella) Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Fragrance (Parfum).

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MuradAcne Complex Clarifying Cleanser
 
4.4

(based on 525 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (328)
  • Not greasy (234)
  • Gentle (219)
  • Balances skin (216)
  • Improves skin texture (207)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (87)
  • Irritates skin (38)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (20)
  • Doesn't work (14)
  • Bad smell (6)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (238)
  • Daily use (202)
  • Combination skin (167)
  • Oily skin (165)
  • Sensitive skin (106)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (209), Brand buyer (198), Beauty conscious (19), Survivalist / minimalist (12)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (19), Oily (14), Normal (3)

Reviewed by 525 customers

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5.0

LOVE

By Raechel

from KY

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • Combination Skin
    • Oily Skin

    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

    I love this cleanser. I have oily combination skin and this stuff is great! It's no miracle worker but it's cut down on some of my oil, and does help with acne. Will repurchase.

     
    4.0

    I love this product.

    By Bekah Reidsma

    from Grand Rapids, Michigan

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel

    Cons

    • Dries Out Skin

    Best Uses

    • Combination Skin

    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

    I use this with my clarisonic. It does dry your skin out so i reccomend using a good moisturizer with it

     
    5.0

    Best EVER!

    By GBO89

    from Knoxville, TN

    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

    This is the perfect face wash. I have been using this for years and it has always consistently kept my face clear. I'm afraid to use anything else now and plus one bottle lasts me for like 6 months so the price is nothing for me.

     
    5.0

    Love it!!!

    By Hi

    from La

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Clears acne
    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • All Skin Types
      • Combination Skin
      • Daily Use
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

      This is really good

       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again

      By Stephanator

      from Smithville, MS

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Dry Skin

        Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

        You can definitely tell it's used for acne because it has a smell and it's slightly cooling but I can tell a huge difference in my skin.

         
        5.0

        Best facewwsh I have ever tried.

        By Amy

        from Buford, GA

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified 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

          Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

          Amazing product. Truly see a visible difference.

           
          5.0

          Great product

          By GG

          from Chicago,il

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balances Skin
          • Help keep ache away

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Daily Use
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

            Love it!!!

             
            4.0

            I would buy this product again!

            By Connie

            from Tampa, Florida

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Not Greasy
            • Smells Great

            Cons

            • Dries Out Skin

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Daily Use

            Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

            I am 55 years old, and still getting acne. I bought this product to remove makeup, clean skin and help with the acne. It has done all of that. I love the smell and the feel of the skin after using it. I use it morning and night. It can be a little drying, but to counteract that I follow with my creams. I will continue using this product.

             
            5.0

            In love with this.

            By Liana

            from Dayton ohio

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin

              Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

              I've been waiting so long to actually try this because of the price. But I bit the bullet and am NOT disappointed! I've been having break outs on my chin lately out of nowhere. I've been using this product less than a week and my chin has cleared up! Discoloration is there but the pimples are gone!

               
              5.0

              Where have you been??!

              By YSLCLS

              from Miami

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

                I purchased during the skin care event. Complete blind purchase. Love everything about this product. It smells refreshing and leaves your face super refreshed. When used at night I wake up with my face feeling fresh! I am a die hard clinique fan but this right here!!!! AMAZING! I have super sensitive skin. Dry cheeks normal-oily T-zone. Give it a try!

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                31 Questions | 31 Answers
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                • Q:

                  How many times a week do I use this product ???
                  Asked on 2/10/2017 by Dee from Orlando

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    You can use it every day morning and night when you have severe breakouts.

                    Answered on 2/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  How is this cleanser different from your other acne cleanser?
                  Asked on 1/26/2017 by Megggs from Sarasota, FL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This cleanser has 1.5% Salicylic Acid where the other one has 0.5%. That means this one delivers more acne medicine and is stronger.

                    Answered on 1/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  what is the difference on this product Acne Clearing Solution and Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser?
                  Asked on 1/26/2017 by clicksy from Arkansas

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Clarifying Cleanser is a face wash you can use morning and night. It's your first step in your skincare regimen. Acne Clearing Solution is a serum you would use after cleansing and before moisturizing. This would be your second step in your regimen.

                    Answered on 1/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  Can you use this product to clear small bumps? I have normal skin, but don't breakout that much.
                  Asked on 1/22/2017 by Ali from seattle

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Would this help for keratosis pilarisis?
                  Asked on 12/5/2016 by Ashley from Pittsfield

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Is it possible that the acid in this product is peeling my sensitive skin? I've noticed some of my fine lines/ wrinkles seem more pronounced since I've started using this cleanser.
                  Asked on 11/9/2016 by Iris from NYC

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Is it normal to break out really bad and gain dry skin when first using this product?
                  Asked on 9/18/2016 by Leeza from San antonio, TX

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The ingredients in this product are very active to fight acne. Sometimes your skin can seem to have more breakouts with initial use as it is bringing underlying congestion to the surface. Also the active ingredients can dry out the skin. It's important to use a moisturizer with SPF during the day and a moisturizer at night to help skin be as healthy and balanced as possible.

                    Answered on 9/19/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  I'm currently using the Clarifying Cleanser with Salicylic Acid and I recently purchase another product with AHA. Is it safe to use these two products together?
                  Asked on 8/19/2016 by Kelly from NY, NY

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Without knowing the type of AHA it is difficult for us to give the best recommendation. Clarifying Cleanser is usually sufficient in reducing acne. We would not recommend using both products at once as they become over-drying. Maybe try using one in the morning and one at night and be sure to moisturize.

                    Answered on 9/1/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  I have acne but have dry and easily irritable skin, as I am a swimmer. Would this line work better or the Time Release?
                  Asked on 7/29/2016 by GDeal from Escondido, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, I would recommend the Time Release Cleanser as this is better for those with drier, sensitive skin.

                    Answered on 8/2/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  Does this help to clear acne ? Please let me know
                  Asked on 5/30/2016 by Evelin from Lakewood, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, this cleanser can help to clear acne because of the 1.5 % Salicylic acid it contains.

                    Answered on 5/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
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