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Murad Acne Complex Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel

Murad

Acne Complex Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel

Item #: 2146523 Size: 1.0 oz

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Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel fades discoloration and dark spots that linger after breakouts have healed. Willow bark and tea tree leaf extract help purify skin as AHAs exfoliate to restore clarity and balance tone. Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel is recommended as a Step 2 treatment to fade acne spots as part of Dr. Murad's Inclusive Health system of care.

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

Massage evenly over clean face, neck and chest. Follow with a Murad Step 3 moisturizer.

Precautions: For external use only.
Active Ingredient: Hydroquinone 2.0%. Inactive Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Alcohol Denat., Glycolic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Methyl Gluceth-10, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract Lecithin, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Tocopherol, Palmitoyl Hydroxypropyltrimonium Amylopectin/Glycerin Crosspolymer, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Rice Amino Acids, Chitosan Ascorbate, Lysine Lauroyl Methionate, Zinc Asparate, Allantoin, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Polyquaternium-10, Hydroxyethylcellulose, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Tetrasodium EDTA, Sodium Metabisulfite, Sodium Sulfite, Sodium Hydroxide.

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MuradAcne Complex Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel
 
3.9

(based on 59 reviews)

79%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (44)
  • Effective (34)
  • Soothing (9)
  • Minimizes pores (7)
  • Hydrates skin (6)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (7)
  • Irritates skin (4)
  • Dries out skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Adult acne (29)
  • Moderate acne (24)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (8)
  • Severe acne (8)
  • Inflammatory acne (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (26), Budget shopper (22)

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

No results

By @tina_witha_chris

from Texas

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Badsmell
  • Ineffective
  • Sticky

Best Uses

    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel:

    After reading all the reviews I decided to buy this product to see if it would help remove some of my acne scars but after 2 1/2 weeks I saw no results. My skin looked exactly the same.

     
    5.0

    I have used this product before and I love it

    By chloe

    from florida

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Minimizes Pores

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adult Acne

      Comments about Murad Acne Complex Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel:

      This product does exactly what it says.

       
      5.0

      will repurchase definitely worth the money!!!

      By Michelle lee

      from Zionsville pa

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Moderate Acne

        Comments about Murad Acne Complex Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel:

        I started using this in my routine and I feel as though it controls my breakouts on my chin a lot better than most products.

         
        5.0

        Exactly what I needed

        By Lauryn

        from CA

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Adult Acne
          • Moderate Acne
          • Teen Acne

          Comments about Murad Acne Complex Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel:

          I had very frequent breakouts alongside some cystic acne. I've been able to lock in on a skincare routine that has cleared my skin up a lot, but I was still left with all the previous scars. After some research I learned about hydroquinone which this product has. I used this every other day for a month before I started seeing results. While it takes some time my spots are getting noticeabley lighter and I'm not even close to halfway done with this bottle yet. I really do think this is worth the price tag, just stick with it.

           
          5.0

          Love, Love, Love this product!

          By Bigmama

          from Menifee

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • works great on diminishing acne spots

            Comments about Murad Acne Complex Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel:

            This product is great is you have acne or dark spots.

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            amazing

            By Joey baby

            from Galloway nj

            Comments about Murad Acne Complex Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel:

            I bought this with the 20% and my points bc I thought it wouldn't be worth the money. But I was wrong! My acne scars have lightened up and some dark marks as well. I use one pump at night and in the morning. I'm excited to see how my skin looks after the bottle is done, just make sure to use spf of at least 30 during the day or this product won't work

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Worth my Dollar

            By Betay-Jay

            from Federal Way

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Works Effectively

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Adult Acne

              Comments about Murad Acne Complex Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel:

              I had developed some pretty bad acne after giving birth, and also as I've gotten older, my face has been scared pretty badly from my acne. I decided to start off with using Murads steps 1 and 3 first to control my acne. It's gone down tremendously BTW. I've just introduced this product which is step 2 to start eliminating my scars and I use all three everyday twice a day. So far it's been day 4 for me using the product and I can tell its working!! Some spots have gotten lighter and my skin feels really smooth and soft. I've only given it 4 stars because I haven't been using it long enough to give it 5 stars. It's an awesome honest product and the price is worth it from what I'm witnessing happen!!

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great for Acne Scars

              By Kat

              from NH

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Murad Acne Complex Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel:

                  Works great for fair skin with red/brown acne scars. This is a skin bleaching agent, which means that it will target and lighten any dark spots on your skin. Make sure you apply it evenly across your face and down the top of your neck so that your skin remains an even color, because it will all get lighter. If you use this during the summer, make sure you use a moisturizer with SPF, because any sun exposure will re-pigment those dark spots.

                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  So disappointed.

                  By x

                  from Indiana

                  Comments about Murad Acne Complex Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel:

                  I had such high hopes that this could be the product that would make my skin spot free but unfortunately it did absolutely nothing for my skin. It smells horrid and leaves my face feeling sticky. I wish I would have saved my money :/

                   
                  5.0

                  Results in only a week!

                  By Jackie

                  from Atlanta, GA

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Works Effectively

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Adult Acne
                    • Inflammatory Acne
                    • Moderate Acne

                    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel:

                    This is great for helping reduce the appearance of acne scars. I have blemishes around my chin where my breakouts mostly occur, this has helped them begin to fade in under a week. While the brand is pricey the Murad products work great!

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                    • Q:

                      Can this be used with the environmental shield starter kit? I have a dark spot on my chin from after a big breakout and am wondering which to use..the serum in the kit or this?
                      Asked on 4/3/2017 by Jess from Houston, TX

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Gel can be used to treat the dark spot. Make sure to protect your skin from the environment too with a SPF daily.

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

                      So i have lots of dark spots on my face left from pimples with this the product that well help my face and is there some thing else to use with the lightening gel in the day so i could get every thing at once.. ohh and how long would the gel take before it starts to work
                      Asked on 3/23/2017 by Chris from Grenada

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Typically we say 2-4 weeks for you to see a difference in your dark spots.

                        Answered on 3/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      What is the difference between this product and the rapid age serum (Orange bottled one)? Which one would work faster in reducing my acne scars?
                      Asked on 12/23/2016 by Jessye from Sacramento, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The biggest difference is that Rapid Age Spot Pigment and Lightening Serum has an ingredient called Hexapeptide-2 which helps the other ingredients to work faster. This means you get results faster.

                        Answered on 12/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Will this stain my sheets?
                      Asked on 10/22/2016 by Alloush from Washington DC

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Proper usage would be 1 pump applied all over the face. Wait a few minutes for it to dry down and then use your favorite moisturizer. This will alleviate any chance of staining.

                        Answered on 10/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Can I use this around my mouth as the skin around my mouth is a little dark from smoking?
                      Asked on 10/22/2016 by Alloush from Washington DC

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, you can.

                        Answered on 10/24/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Is this okay to use for all over face if I have dry, flaky skin?
                      Asked on 10/19/2016 by Minnie02 from Hutchinson, KS

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, Dr. Murad recommends following with a hydrating moisturizer at night to help with dry, flaky skin. During the day he recommends using a moisturizer with an SPF of at least 30.

                        Answered on 10/24/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Is it suitable for sensitive skin?
                      Asked on 10/4/2016 by Trinh

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        This product has active ingredients to help lighten dark spots. We recommend trying it every other night to let your skin acclimate.

                        Answered on 10/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Can I use this along with the entire acne starter kit or should I substitute it for one of the steps?
                      Asked on 4/13/2016 by Tiffany from Lake Charles, LA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, we recommend you substitute it for your nighttime serum.

                        Answered on 5/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Does this work on old acne scars or should I use the rapid age spot pigmentation lightening serum? I no longer have acne but I have old acne scars from my teen years.
                      Asked on 3/31/2016 by Curious shopper from Sacramento

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        It depends on the type of scar you have. If it is darker pigmentation then yes, this will help to lighten than scar and your skin will be more even.
                        If it is an indentation, commonly referred to as a pock mark, then it will not really effect it.
                        This product was designed to lighten hyperpigmentation.

                        Answered on 4/1/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      i have dark spot do to sun damage & also a chemical burn on my face i've try the rapid lighting spot treatment & had no results,i start it using this spot remover will i have better result & can i use them together
                      Asked on 3/26/2016 by Ruthy from TX

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum is Murad's strongest lightning product. It is designed to help diminish dark spots. It has not been tested for burns.
                        Have you used the product for at least 1 month -2 months? Sometimes it can 30-60 days to seen a significant difference because your skin's natural cell turnover takes 30-60 days.
                        We cannot recommend using that product with the Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel. Due to the active ingredients in each it could cause an irritation.

                        Answered on 3/27/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
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