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Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser

Murad

Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser

Item 2082345

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Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser is a powerful gel cleanser that combats acne and skin breakouts. 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 Control Clarifying Cleanser
 
4.4

(based on 572 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (335)
  • Not greasy (240)
  • Gentle (220)
  • Balances skin (219)
  • Improves skin texture (209)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (90)
  • Irritates skin (48)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (21)
  • Doesn't work (15)
  • Bad smell (8)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (243)
  • Daily use (230)
  • Combination skin (169)
  • Oily skin (168)
  • Sensitive skin (120)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (211), Brand buyer (202), Beauty conscious (41), Survivalist / minimalist (18), Beauty expert (6)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (39), Oily (22), Normal (9)

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5.0

Best face wash I've ever bought

By Liz K.

from Pennsylvania

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes
  • Non-Greasy
  • Smells Great
  • Softens Skin
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Enlarged Pores
    • Redness/ Blotchiness
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

    I've wasted so much money on face wash it's ridiculous! Nothing worked! I even tried Proactiv and that was a huge disappointment. My friend introduced me to this product and I LOVE it. I first got the trial kit and even that lasted while. It's helped my skin so much and only takes a few days to start working. I would highly recommend this product!

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 18-29
     
    5.0

    Best for acne treatment

    By Hiltasha

    from Dallas Tx

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Non-Greasy
    • Smells Great
    • Softens Skin
    • Soothes Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Sensitive Skin
      • Uneven Skin Tone

      Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

      I wash my face twice a day with this cleanser and it leaves my face feeling very clean and smooth

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
      • Age:
      • 30-44
       
      4.0

      Amazing!

      By Sam

      from Morgantown, WV

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • A little drying
          • Daily Use

          Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

          The only face wash that has cleared my face up. A little pricey for me but I have tried so many products and finally found the one that works.

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
          • Age:
          • 18-29
           
          5.0

          I would repurchase this product

          By Court

          from Massachusetts

          About Me Beauty Expert

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Redness/ Blotchiness

            Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

            I love this product. My esthetician recommended I get a cleanser with salicylic acid in it so I tried this. I had purchased a few things from Murad in the past and have not been disappointed so I had high expectations. It has a cooling effect to it which at first I didn't like but I've grown to like the feeling. My skin has cleared up so much with daily use of this cleanser and the toner.

            • Skin Type:
            • Combination
            • Age:
            • 18-29
             
            5.0

            Best

            By Anna

            from Fort Worth, TX

            Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

            I have suffered from acne most my life now into adulthood. I use this product only once a day at night because it sucks up all the oil. My skin is finally not breaking out all the time.

             
            5.0

            Yes yes

            By Kathy

            from Meridian Idaho

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Moisturizes
            • Non-Greasy
            • Smells Great
            • Softens Skin
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

              Great product easy to use

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination
              • Age:
              • 60+
               
              1.0

              Horrible Product

              By Carly

              from Anderson, SC

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Pros

                Cons

                • Bad Smell
                • Irritates Skin
                • Not Effective

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

                  This product was terrible! I went in to my local Ulta and was looking for a product that would help keep my acne under control without drying my face out. This product was recommended to me by one of the sales associates who said she used it as well. 4 Days into it, I felt a burning sensation on my cheeks after using the product. Felt like I had washed my face in acid. Now 6 DAYS after stopping the product and using very gently, moisturizing products, my skin STILL is not back to the way it was. I have dry patches all over my face, my acne is still there, and my makeup looks TERRIBLE due to my such dry skin. DO NOT waste your money on this product!

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination
                  • Age:
                  • 18-29
                   
                  1.0

                  Horrible dry bumpy skin

                  By Bri

                  from Fort pierce

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Bad Smell
                    • Irritates Skin
                    • Not Effective

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

                      I was so excited to try this product since hearing so many great things about it online. Sadly, after about the 4th use it started to dry out my skin and make my skin crack around my lips and mouth. My whole face is covered in tiny bumps and it feels like sand paper. I do not have sensitive skin typically and this reaction has never happened to me before with any other products.

                      • Skin Type:
                      • Combination
                      • Age:
                      • 18-29
                       
                      1.0

                      Worst experience of my life!

                      By Meg

                      from Florida

                      About Me Beauty Expert

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Irritates Skin
                        • Not Effective

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

                          I was OBSESSED with this cleanser when I first purchased it, but after a few days I felt like I was living through my worst NIGHTMARE. I started getting small, white, blister like bumps all over my face concentrated mostly around my mouth and chin. My skin was so terribly dry it hurt to the touch and was SO painful to put and take makeup on/off. I love trying out new skin scare so I was so excited to check this out, but unfortunately did not end well for me.

                          • Skin Type:
                          • Combination
                          • Age:
                          • 18-29
                           
                          5.0

                          amazing!

                          By Jeans

                          from ks

                          Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

                          seriously, this is the most effective face wash i've ever used! I have very oily skin and deep adult acne, this stuff wiped it out no problem! my skin looks so much better with minimal acne spots and it's only been a month. I recommend this to everyone I know. Worth every penny!

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                          • Q:

                            Can I use the cleanser just alone day and night with my own moisturizer or the acne one that comes with this line ?
                            Asked on 10/7/2017 by Abby from Los Angeles

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              All our products play well with other lines. Yes, feel free to use your own moisturizer.

                              Answered on 10/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                          • Q:

                            I have oily skin I also get a good amount of acne on my cheeks I don't believe my skin is sensitive is this a good face wash for me?
                            Asked on 10/3/2017 by Erica Robyn from Ardmore,OK

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, Clarifying Cleanser is great for those with oily skin and are acne prone.

                              Answered on 10/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                          • Q:

                            Is this Murad Acne Cleanser oil free?
                            Asked on 7/23/2017 by erinrmontgomery from Montgomery, Alabama

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              The Clarifying Cleanser does have essential oils which will not clog pores.

                              Answered on 8/15/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                          • Q:

                            Is this stronger than the dermalogica facial cleanser ?
                            Asked on 6/29/2017 by emily32200 from Modesto, Ca

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              I can't speak on Dermalogica's cleanser but I do know that the Murad Clarifying Cleanser is quite active with the encapsulated Salicylic Acid and Silver Citrate.

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

                            Which Murad product would you recommend for anyone with Oily, acne prone skin?? I rarely have small pimples
                            Asked on 6/24/2017 by Chiquis713 from undisclosed

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              The Clarifying Cleanser if great for those with oily skin and acne. The Acne Clearing Solution along with the Anti-Aging Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA+++ during the day.

                              Answered on 6/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                          • Q:

                            Will this product work on problems such as cystic acne?
                            Asked on 4/19/2017 by Cdev from Michigan

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              While Clarifying Cleanser has time released salicylic acid which will help with existing and future breakouts Dr. Murad still recommends seeing a dermatologist for cystic acne.

                              Answered on 4/24/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                          • Q:

                            Will this product help with my cystic acne?
                            Asked on 4/11/2017 by Wendiux from Los Angeles, CA

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              While Clarifying Cleanser has time released salicylic acid which will help with existing and future breakouts Dr. Murad still recommends seeing a dermatologist for cystic acne.

                              Answered on 4/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                          • Q:

                            Is this product good for every day use on oily/ combination skin?
                            Asked on 3/24/2017 by taylor from gallipolis Ohio

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              For oil/combo skin you might want to try Time Release Cleanser Acne Cleanser. This one helps to reduce oil and will not dry out your combo areas.

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