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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 270 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (137)
  • Easy to use (133)
  • Hydrates skin (72)
  • Minimizes pores (55)
  • Non-greasy (50)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (22)
  • Dries out skin (8)
  • Pricey / poor value (7)
  • Not effective (5)
  • Heavy (4)

Best Uses

  • Adult acne (62)
  • Daily use (58)
  • Moderate acne (57)
  • Oily skin (30)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (27)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (78), Brand buyer (75), Beauty conscious (38), Survivalist / minimalist (16), Beauty expert (9)
    • Skin Type:
    • Oily (39), Combination (30)

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4.0

She pricy but worth it

By Shiny guru

from Baltimore

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Oily skin
    • Teen Acne

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

    Have always had SUPER oily skin, this product keeps me matte all day and works with or without makeup on top. It's super expensive, but worth it-- life = changed! If ur a kid w limited income but have always hated ur oil slick face, just do it :)

     
    5.0

    So far so great

    By Make me pretty

    from San Diego California

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Hydrates Skin
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

        I've used this a few time now and noticed I didn't get as oily as often. I'm very oily and struggle for something matte. I just wish the spf was higher.

         
        5.0

        Great Summer Product!

        By Medic Magic

        from Virginia Beach, Va

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Smells Great
        • Soothing
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Reduces oily skin and holds makeup!

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

          Busy paramedic and this product keeps my face looking smooth without getting oily and make up melting off in the heat. Absolutely love it! Great Summer product!

           
          5.0

          Really Works!

          By Stephanie

          from TN

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Oily/ skin

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

            I have an oily T zone and am usually really shiny by the end of the day. I've tried lots of "mattifying" products and this is the first one I've used that really works well all day long. I put it on in the morning, and when I get home from work, I'm still not shiny at all. I apply it after my moisturizer and before my primer (I use Smashbox pore minimizer primer). Highly recommend!

             
            5.0

            It works for me

            By queenmom

            from West Jordan UT

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Works Effectively

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Adult Acne

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

              This was suggested to me after talking with a beauty consultant at Ulta. I have extremely oily skin, especially in the t-zone area, and hated the way my makeup would look shiny after just an hour. However, I've been using this Murad moisturizer for 3 years now and it works extremely well for me. I can go all day without shine when I use this, and I don't have to keep powdering my face to matte down the shine! I love this product!

               
              5.0

              It really controls oil

              By Shopper36

              from North Las Vegas, NV

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Hydrates Skin
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Adult Acne
                • Combo/oily skin

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

                I consider myself a budget buyer but will spend the money on a good brand IF it works and I know I'm getting what I paid for. This works well. Seems thick and smells a tiny bit like Elmers glue but it is not oily or greasy and it does leave my skin less dry and oily throughout the day. Does not feel heavy or feel like you have a thick layer of product on your face.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Really works!

                By Alicia

                from Pennsylvania

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Smells Great
                • Works Effectively

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Blackheads & Whiteheads
                  • Moderate Acne

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

                  I have been using this product for probably about 10+ years! I am extremely oily and sensitive. I use this as my moisturizer, under a primer and under makeup, everyday. It keeps my face from getting so oily throughout the day. I will even use it on the days I dont wear makeup. I love that it has spf in it. It spreads so easily you do not need a lot at all, so it lasts a very long time! It is definitely a must have for me!

                   
                  5.0

                  AMAZING!

                  By Lexi

                  from Riverside, CA

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Minimizes Pores
                  • Works Effectively

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Moderate Acne

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

                    I have always had an extremely oily face. After trying this out, I will never ever ever moisturize my face with anything else. I have seen such a tremendous difference!!!

                     
                    5.0

                    Love love love!!!

                    By Candi

                    from Ft Myers FL

                    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++:

                        Keeps my face from getting oily

                         
                        5.0

                        Excellent matte primer

                        By Mindy

                        from Pocatello, Idaho

                        About Me Brand Buyer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Hydrates Skin
                        • Smells Great
                        • Soothing
                        • Works Effectively

                        Cons

                        • Expensive for size

                        Best Uses

                        • Adult Acne
                        • Moderate Acne
                        • Teen Acne

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

                        I do love this for oil control. I only wish it wasn't so expensive. Very little product for the price.

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                        • Q:

                          Can i wear this moisturizer at night?
                          Asked on 5/6/2017 by cass

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            It wouldn't hurt you to use it at night but Dr. Murad recommends using Skin Perfecting Lotion at night for clients with oily skin.

                            Answered on 5/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                        • Q:

                          I am extremely oily/dehydrated. Should I use this as well as the Dermalogica Active Moist? Or would it be best to use one or the other for daytime. If both, in what order would be best?
                          Asked on 4/28/2017 by GlamRose from Fontana, CA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            I would say use the Oil Control Mattifier SPF 15 in the morning and Active Moist at night. But if you find you still need a bit more hydration it is ok to apply a thin layer of Active Moist under the Oil Control.

                            Answered on 5/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                        • Q:

                          Is this a mineral or chemical based sunscreen?
                          Asked on 4/4/2017 by Summer from Bellingham, WA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Oil Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++ has both physical and chemical sunscreens.

                            Answered on 4/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                        • Q:

                          Is this OK for combination skin?
                          Asked on 3/5/2017 by Kada

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            It can be good for combination skin. Because it's very mattifing some people who are drier in certain areas of their face like to use this in their T-Zone and a more hydrating moisturizer on the drier areas.

                            Answered on 3/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                        • 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

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