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Murad Acne Control Clarifying Toner

Murad

Acne Control Clarifying Toner

6.0 oz Item 2082347

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Acne Control Clarifying Toner eliminates oil and impurities to cool and refresh blemish-prone skin. Clarifying Toner is an ideal way to refresh skin mid-day or when washing with a cleanser isn't an option.

This formula features witch hazel to control oil and tighten pores, algae extract to regulate excess sebum production, and grape seed extract and vitamin E to protect skin from free radical damage. Acne Control Clarifying Toner is recommended as the first step in any Murad acne routine as part of Dr. Murad's inclusive health system of care.

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

Apply evenly over clean face, neck, and chest. Follow with a Murad Step 2 treatment.

Precautions: For external use only.
Water (Aqua), Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Butylene Glycol, Alcohol Denat., PPG-5-Ceteth-20, Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Lecithin, Tocopherol, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Allantoin, Palmitoyl Hydroxypropyltrimonium Amylopectin/Glycerin Crosspolymer, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Menthol, Menthoxypropanediol, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Citral, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil, Blue 1 (CI 42090), Ext. Violet 2 (CI 60730).

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MuradAcne Control Clarifying Toner
 
4.6

(based on 160 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (136)
  • Balances skin (104)
  • Gentle (82)
  • Improves skin texture (77)
  • Not greasy (71)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (9)
  • Bad smell (6)
  • Irritates skin (6)
  • Doesn't work (5)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (87)
  • Daily use (72)
  • Oily skin (68)
  • Combination skin (54)
  • Sensitive skin (36)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (89), Budget shopper (47)

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5.0

This product is awesome. My face feels awesome.

By Cher

from Depew,NY

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Leaves Clean Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Combination Skin

    Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Toner:

    It's awesome. I recommend.

     
    5.0

    Awsome

    By Jd

    from Nv

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Gentle
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Daily Use
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Toner:

      Always great

       
      3.0

      Wouldn't buy again

      By Lorena

      from Dallas Tx

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

      • Bad Smell
      • Dries Out Skin
      • Irritates Skin

      Best Uses

      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Toner:

      I honestly just brought this because people keep on saying was a great toner but joy for me was too strong you can litellt smell the alcohol that' have in it and of course dry out my skin but this help dry out the pimples faster too

       
      4.0

      Best Toner for Acne-Prone Skin

      By Skin Care Obssesed

      from New Haven, CT

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Combination Skin

        Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Toner:

        I have combination skin and I was looking for a product that would help with my acne without drying my skin. This toner works great to help control oil and clear problem areas on your face. The toner has a strong smell but other than that it great.

         
        5.0

        Cruelty free and Effective

        By Cassidy5

        from East Garrison, CA

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Does not irritate my sensitive skin
        • Gentle
        • Great for combination skin
        • Helped my acne tremendously
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Not tested on animals

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • Combination Skin
          • Daily Use
          • Oily Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Toner:

          This is by far the best toner I have used for my combination skin. I am 44 years old.
          I also use the foaming face wash from Murad. It has helped my skin so much and I often receive compliments.
          I highly recommend this toner.

           
          5.0

          Finally!!! Something for my daughter's sensitive skin!

          By Weezy

          from New Jersey

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balances Skin
          • Gentle
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • All Skin Types
            • Combination Skin
            • Daily Use
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Toner:

            My daughter has very sensitive skin, took a long time to find something that worked without overdrying.

             
            5.0

            Love, love,love!

            By Tntcalitotexas

            from Texas

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Gentle
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • Combination Skin
              • Daily Use
              • Dry Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Toner:

              I was really happy with this toner. I'm in my mid thirties and small acne issues are rising. I started this and saw quick results. Love it day and night.

               
              4.0

              Feels great on your skin

              By Marilyn

              from Grovetown, Ga

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Balances Skin
              • Gentle
              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • Not Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Toner:

                My skin feels balanced after use.

                 
                5.0

                I would buy this product again.

                By Tami

                from Rock Port,MO

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Gentle
                • Leaves Clean Feel
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Acne-Prone Skin

                  Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Toner:

                  I absolutely love this product & use it on a daily basis.

                   
                  5.0

                  Love this product

                  By AJ

                  from Jacksonville, Fl

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Balances Skin
                  • Gentle
                  • Improves Skin Texture
                  • Leaves Clean Feel
                  • Not Greasy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Skin Types
                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Murad Acne Control Clarifying Toner:

                    This product is a staple in skin regimen

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                    • Q:

                      Can you use this after the cleanser? Or do you use it in place of cleanser?
                      Asked on 7/24/2017 by coffee_nut from Alaska

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Clarifying Toner is best used after cleansing.

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

                      Does this help with dark scars , I'm a 17yr old African American woman and lately there has been scarring on my face due to acne ... would this help
                      Asked on 6/29/2016 by Mariam from silver spring, MD

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        This toner was designed to help eliminate oil and dirt and to help regulate oil production. It does not contain ingredients that would reduce acne scarring. For this we would recommend Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel, Item #: 2146523, this helps to fade discoloration caused by acne.
                        You could also try AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser, Item #: 2082342, this well help to speed up cell turnover to get rid of dullness and help minimize darkness. Or Intensive-C Radiance Peel - this is more like a mask that will immediately brighten and help reduce darker pigmentation caused by scarring or sun damage. Item #: 2243807

                        Answered on 6/29/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      I have sensitive skin and wanted to know if this product contains alcohol and if so how much?
                      Asked on 3/24/2016 by Tammy from Chicago

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        This product does contain alcohol. The percentage amount is proprietary to our formula and we cannot give out those details.
                        It does contain witch hazel and menthol which some with sensitive skin can find a bit too astringent.

                        Answered on 3/25/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Will this actually help cystic acne? The really really deep, never-surfacing painful acne?`
                      Asked on 3/24/2016 by Beth

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Cyctic acne typically needs to be treated with medication as over the counter topical products cannot penetrate that deep into the skin. For this type of acne Dr. Murad always recommends you see a dermatologist.

                        Answered on 3/25/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Does the product help with stubborn acne? What about acne that keeps coming back?
                      Asked on 7/20/2015 by beanie

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        As a toner this product can help control oil and keep pores clean. For something that can help with stubborn acne and keep it from coming back I recommend trying the Acne Starter Kit, http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod10171115. It is a full routine of acne fighting products that will help keep your skin clear and prevent new acne.

                        Answered on 8/3/2015 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Will this help rosacea?
                      Asked on 12/8/2014 by sherie

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        It is always best to err on the side of caution and check with a physician before introducing a new product when you have a concern like rosacea. Acne Clarifying Toner can be beneficial when used sparingly, 1-2 times per week. It is not recommended for use when the skin is having a flareup.

                        Answered on 12/9/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I have sometimes dry skin. For the most part it's normal. It has improved so much more since I've been using my Clarisonic so dryness hasn't been an issue as much lately. But I am looking for a toner to help in clearing my acne. Will this product dry out my skin? I only have occasional breakouts so it's nothing constant. I'm just looking for a toner to add to my skin care routine that won't dry out my skin. Any help or advice on a good toner would be great. I currently use philosophy's purity and hope in a jar as my moisturizer in the morning and benefits total moisture at night. I do like Murad's products so I'm wondering if this would help without drying my skin?
                      Asked on 4/28/2014 by Ashley from Kentucky

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This product has astringent properties to help balance skin and tighten pores, but it does not contain any harsh ingredients that would strip skin of its natural moisture. It is formulated with antioxidants vitamin E and grape seed extract to help soothe and protect skin against inflammation. It would be a great addition to your regimen!

                        Answered on 4/30/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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