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Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA%2B%2B

Murad

Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++

Item #: 2201867 Size: 1.7 oz

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Acne Oil-Control Mattifier Broad Spectrum SPF 15 / PA++ is a shine-reducing moisturizer that controls oil for up to 8 hours* and protects blemish-prone skin. Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++ reduces shine on contact creating an immediate matte surface. It supports natural oil balance throughout the day, and prevents sun damage by delivering powerful UVA/UVB sun protection. Recommended as a Step 3 moisturizer in any Murad acne regimen, it eliminates surface shine as part of Dr. Murad's Inclusive Health system of care.

*In a Murad sponsored study. Individual results will vary. Study results on file.

Dermatologist developed. Tested on people, not animals. Formulated without parabens and sulfates.
Apply liberally to face, neck, and chest.

Precautions: For external use only.
Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 7.5%, Zinc Oxide 3.0%, Ensulizole 1.0%. Water (Aqua), Cyclopentasiloxane, Bis-PEG/PPG-14/14 Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Urea, Yeast Amino Acids, Trehalose, Inositol, Taurine, Betaine, Phospholipids, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Polyglyceryl-3 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Triethoxysilylethyl Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Hexyl Dimethicone, Farnesyl Acetate, Panthenyl Triacetate, Argania Spinosa Kernel Extract, Serenoa Serrulata Fruit Extract, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Extract, Punica Granatum Seed Oil, Capryloyl Glycine, Sarcosine, Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Extract, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Acrylates Copolymer, Magnesium Carbonate, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Lauryl Methacrylate/Glycol Dimethacrylate Crosspolymer, Dicaprylyl Ether, Niacinamide, Yeast Extract, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract, Titanium Dioxide, Algae Extract, Corn Starch Modified, Ammonium Glycyrrhizate, Panthenol, Zinc Gluconate, Caffeine, Xanthan Gum, Acrylates Crosspolymer, Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Biotin, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Aminomethyl Propanol, Sodium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin.

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MuradAcne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++
 
4.3

(based on 251 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (120)
  • Easy to use (116)
  • Hydrates skin (61)
  • Non-greasy (50)
  • Minimizes pores (48)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (21)
  • Dries out skin (8)
  • Pricey / poor value (7)
  • Not effective (5)
  • Heavy (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (58)
  • Adult acne (56)
  • Moderate acne (48)
  • Oily skin (29)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (25)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (70), Brand buyer (67), Beauty conscious (38), Survivalist / minimalist (16), Beauty expert (9)
    • Skin Type:
    • Oily (39), Combination (30)

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3.0

Okay....

By Aubrey

from Wichita, KS.

Verified Reviewer

Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

I bought this one because so many people were raving about it and it seemed to get good reviews. I was disappointed. It does not help mattify or control my oil at all. But I did like that it has that little bit of SPF in it.

 
5.0

First time using it

By Eve

from Viera, Florida

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Hydrates Skin
  • Minimizes Pores
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adult Acne
    • Blackheads & Whiteheads
    • Moderate Acne
    • Severe Acne
    • Teen Acne

    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

    The product is great to use if you have acne start to show

     
    1.0

    Just don't do it

    By Medicmom

    from Dallas, TX

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Hydrates Skin

    Cons

    • Ineffective
    • Irritates Skin

    Best Uses

      Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

      I wanted to like this brand so bad. I bought the entire line and I was faithful to it for 2 months, but it did nothing but make my face go back to a teenager. Horrible acne like I haven't seen in decades!!! At first I thought maybe it's just the initial "clearing out" of my pores. But as I went into the 2 month the flare ups just got worse. I was starting to get cystic acne and I've NEVER had that before, even when I was a teenager. I finally had to say "enough is enough" and I've went back to Proactiv just to get my skin back to normal before I try to find a new product line that works on anti-aging/acne.

       
      5.0

      Love this product! This is my 3rd bottle!

      By Allison

      from West Lafayette, Indiana

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Absorbs oils throughout the day
      • Easy To Use
      • Hydrates Skin
      • Keeps shine away
      • Minimizes Pores
      • Soothing
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Slight Breakouts

        Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

        I love this product. It is the only moisturizer that I have found that minimizes shine. I can wear this moisturizer all day and and touch my forehead in the evening with no oil left on my fingers. It absorbs it throughout the day, so it doesn't appear shiny on your skin!

         
        5.0

        Love it!

        By Shell

        from Ca

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Minimizes Pores
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Adult Acne

          Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

          My face is very oily and i have been searching for something that would minimize the mid-afternoon shinny forgrad. This product works sooooo good! Its my go to moisturizer in the morning and underneath my make up. Love it and will repurchase it!

           
          5.0

          Great!

          By Letty

          from Racine, WI

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Minimizes Pores
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

              It does what it advertises.

               
              5.0

              Excellent product...controls shine; pores appear smaller

              By Lucky

              from Tampa, fl

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Hydrates Skin
              • Minimizes Pores
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

                  See above

                   
                  5.0

                  Controls oil

                  By MaryAnn

                  from Edgewater, FL

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Blackheads & Whiteheads
                    • Moderate Acne

                    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

                    I like how this goes on and that it is a mattifier so it keeps my skin from looking oily.

                     
                    5.0

                    Controls oil waaaayyy better than other products.

                    By Fuchsia

                    from Dumfries, VA

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Works Effectively

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Adult Acne
                      • Moderate Acne

                      Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

                      I use this as a daily primer. It controls the oil way better than many products I've used in the past without drying your skin out too much. Depending on your skin type, you may want to use your regular moisturizer underneath.

                       
                      4.0

                      murad

                      By loni

                      from Frederick, MD

                      About Me Budget Buyer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Adult Acne

                          Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

                          love it

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                          • Q:

                            Hi, is it good for oily mature skin and is it effective if I will apply it only on my nose?
                            Thank you.
                            Asked on 11/28/2016 by Meira from Israel

                            1 answer

                          • Q:

                            What is the difference between this product and the balancing moisturizer? I do not experience a lot of breakouts. Oil control is my main concern and so i cannot decide between this and the balancing moisturizer with spf (pink tube). And i do have visible pores. Please help
                            Asked on 7/21/2016 by ashface86 from baltimore

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              This product was designed to give matte skin for up to 8 hours with lightweight hydration. If controlling oil is your main concern, this is the right product for you.

                              Answered on 7/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                          • Q:

                            I intend to use this product with the invisiblur. The invisiblur is described as a serum (used under moisturizer) and a primer (used over moisturizer). Which product do i apply first?
                            Asked on 7/20/2016 by AshFace from Baltimore, US

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              You would apply this first and Invisiblur last before any color product. Think of it as your finisher.

                              Answered on 7/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                          • Q:

                            I am over 40, but still have very oily skin. Would you recommend this product over the acne/wrinkle reducer lotion?
                            Asked on 6/1/2016 by Shanda from SLC, UT

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, this would be a good daytime option. I would recommend something a bit more hydrating to use at night, like Skin Perfecting Lotion.

                              Answered on 6/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                          • Q:

                            Hello I bought the Murad environmental shield kit for my dark spots to even out my tone. I just purchased the the resurgence kits because I have bags/dark circles under eyes. But I also have acne issues in certain areas that I always breakout at plus I have oily skin very oily skin for I just purchased the acne kit. Can I use all kits to help with my problems? I heard the mattifier in the acne kit helps before you wear makeup. If so in what order should I use it. Please help
                            Asked on 1/18/2016 by Reka from Charleston

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              You can use all of these items. It really depends on your main concerns. Typically we would say use 1 in the morning and 1 at night. For you, you can mix and match depending on what your skin is doing and how it feels. For example some days I use a few of the acne products and then some of the products from Age Reform. Other days I use some Environmental Shield products with the Age Reform.
                              As for the Oil-Control Mattifer - this is a very light moisturizer that will give the skin a matte finish. This woul dbe your last daytime step before apply any color makeup.

                              Answered on 2/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                          • Q:

                            What primer would work best with this product?
                            Asked on 12/12/2015 by Kim from Alabama

                            1 answer

                          • Q:

                            Will this work under a non-mattifying primer?
                            Asked on 11/2/2015 by Bailey from San Marcos, CA

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, unless the primer you're referring to is giving an extreme amount of slip to the skin it will work.

                              Answered on 11/3/2015 by Brand Expert from Murad
                          • Q:

                            Would you use this as both as a day and night time moisturizer?
                            Asked on 9/29/2015 by Beauty Blogger from Louisiana

                            1 answer

                          • Q:

                            I have extremely oily skin and huge pores. Super oily. Will this work for me? Also, can you please tell me if I would use this before I apply ANYTHING, including a moisturizer.
                            Asked on 2/25/2015 by Ritz from Phoenix

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              In a clinical study, Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier was proven to control oil for up to 8 hours! It is an ideal choice for those with oily skin to help balance oil production and minimize shine. It provides lightweight hydration, so use of an additional moisturizer is optional. Its silky texture will also help to minimize the appearance of enlarged pores.

                              Answered on 2/26/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            Does this product has salicylic acid? I want to know because it breaks me out. And does this comes in a sample size?
                            Asked on 5/23/2014 by cooks from Dallas,Tx

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