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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 60 reviews)

79%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (45)
  • Effective (35)
  • 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 (27), Budget shopper (22)

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5.0

Works exceptionally well

By Cat

from San Jose, CA

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

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

      My skin has always been difficult. I have a lot of scarring and discoloration due to blemishes. I have only been using this product for a few days and I can already see an improvement with spots and discoloration. I am so glad I gave this a try.

      (0 of 5 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.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          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.

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            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!!

                  (4 of 4 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.

                      (2 of 3 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 :/

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                      • Q:

                        Can this product be used on your back as well?
                        Asked on 6/30/2017 by ... from South Carolina

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                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes but if you are going out in the sun and your back is exposed make sure to apply sunscreen.

                          Answered on 7/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        I am using the acne starter kit. How does this fit in?
                        Asked on 6/12/2017 by Dorothy from California

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The Post Acne Spot Lightening Gel is used at night to help reduce pigmentation caused by breakouts. Please remember to also use a sunscreen during the day to protect you from further pigmentation.

                          Answered on 6/15/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        Hello, is it compulsory to use a moisturizer after application of the murad post acne spot lightening gel? If yes, how long should one wait after applying the gel before layering the moisturizer? Also, I have acne scars and spots. I also have a some roughness on my face. Will this product address all these issues?
                        Asked on 5/15/2017 by Ade from Lagos, Nigeria

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes Dr. Murad always recommends to us a daily and nightly moisturizers after application of a serum. Generally one would wait about a minute to allow the serum to fully absorb into the skin. Because Post Acne Spot Lightening Gel also contains glycolic acid will help with some roughness issues especially when followed by a moisturizer.

                          Answered on 5/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • 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
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