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Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser

Murad

Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser

6.75 oz

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.

Packaging may vary.

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 561 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 (44)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (21)
  • Doesn't work (15)
  • Bad smell (6)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (243)
  • Daily use (225)
  • Combination skin (169)
  • Oily skin (168)
  • Sensitive skin (118)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (211), Brand buyer (202), Beauty conscious (37), Survivalist / minimalist (15), Beauty expert (4)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (30), Oily (22), Normal (9)

Reviewed by 561 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Yes this is the first product that I have found that works

By Britt

from Sarasota, fl

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

    I have tried hundreds of products and spent hundreds of dollars trying to find something that works and this is the first thing that ever has. I just wish it wasn't so expensive.

    • Skin Type:
    • Oily
    • Age:
    • 30-44

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love the product!!

    By Lis

    from Charleston,SC

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

      Use daily

      • Skin Type:
      • Dry
      • Age:
      • 18-29

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Best product out there

      By Ruth

      from Edinburg, TX

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

          I never had acne problems until now as an adult. I tried EVERYTHING out there, including proactive, but nothing worked. I started seeing results from Murad almost immediately and have become a faithful user of the product. I love it. Thank you Dr. Murad

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
          • Age:
          • 30-44
           
          5.0

          Been using this product for several years!!!

          By Ellen

          from Ms

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

            Been using this for years!! No breakouts since I have been using this.

            • Skin Type:
            • Oily
            • Age:
            • 30-44
             
            5.0

            This product is amazing!! Will buy again

            By Annie

            from Destin, FL

            About Me Beauty Expert

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

                This product has helped clear up my acne and even my acne scarring. It is amazing! I use it everyday, sometimes even twice a day and the bottle has lasted me 10 months! Even though it is a little pricey, it is totally worth it and a little goes a long way.

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

                I would buy this product again

                By Lara

                from Fresno, CA

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Great for acne

                  Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

                  My daughter and I both use this product and love it.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination
                  • Age:
                  • 45-59

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Highly Recommended

                  By Erinsita17

                  from Miami, FL

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Softens Skin
                  • Soothes Skin

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

                    I was looking for something because I had pimples and marks on my face from previous pimples. I wanted an even skin tone and this product worked like majic. I've been using Murad face wash for over a year and my face has cleared up so much that people compliment me about my skin tone now. I have recommended it to my friends from Europe and South America and they ALL love the product. My mother is also a big fan since I introduced her to it about 4 months ago.

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Normal
                    • Age:
                    • 18-29
                     
                    4.0

                    AMAZING

                    By Taylor

                    from New Haven CT

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Non-Greasy
                    • Softens Skin
                    • Soothes Skin

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Redness/ Blotchiness
                      • Sensitive Skin
                      • Uneven Skin Tone

                      Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

                      Best face wash ever!! I noticed a huge difference in only a week! I love this product. I have everyone in my family using Murad now!

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

                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      I can't live without it

                      By gramma

                      from Niagarafalls

                      About Me Minimalist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • duminishes acne
                      • Lightweight
                      • Moisturizes
                      • Non-Greasy
                      • removes dead skin
                      • Softens Skin
                      • Soothes Skin

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use
                        • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                        • Redness/ Blotchiness
                        • Sensitive Skin
                        • Uneven Skin Tone

                        Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

                        Daily use is best for me.

                        • Skin Type:
                        • Normal
                        • Age:
                        • 45-59

                        (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        2.0

                        It didn't help

                        By Chiquis713

                        from Houston Tx

                        Pros

                        • Soothes Skin

                        Cons

                        • Dries out skin
                        • Irritates Skin
                        • Not Effective

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Cleanser:

                          I have not seen any improvement on my skin (I have Mild acne) I thought it will help clear acne but no its feels dryness after using it, if u experience dryness, u may want to stop used it tho. I'm gonna go back with Aveeno Clear Complexion Cleanser.

                          • Skin Type:
                          • Oily
                          • Age:
                          • 18-29

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                          • 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
                          • Q:

                            what is the difference on this product Acne Clearing Solution and Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser?
                            Asked on 1/26/2017 by clicksy from Arkansas

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Clarifying Cleanser is a face wash you can use morning and night. It's your first step in your skincare regimen. Acne Clearing Solution is a serum you would use after cleansing and before moisturizing. This would be your second step in your regimen.

                              Answered on 1/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                          • Q:

                            Can you use this product to clear small bumps? I have normal skin, but don't breakout that much.
                            Asked on 1/22/2017 by Ali from seattle

                            1 answer

                          • Q:

                            Would this help for keratosis pilarisis?
                            Asked on 12/5/2016 by Ashley from Pittsfield

                            1 answer

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