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Murad Acne Control Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 %2F PA%2B%2B

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Acne Control Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++

1.7 oz Item 2201867

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Acne Control Oil-Control Mattifier Broad Spectrum SPF 15 / PA++ is a shine-reducing moisturizer that controls oil for up to 8 hours* and protects blemish-prone skin. Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++ reduces shine on contact creating an immediate matte surface. It supports natural oil balance throughout the day, and prevents sun damage by delivering powerful UVA/UVB sun protection. Recommended as a Step 3 moisturizer in any Murad acne regimen, it eliminates surface shine as part of Dr. Murad's inclusive health system of care.

*In a Murad sponsored study. Individual results will vary. Study results on file.

Dermatologist developed. Tested on people, not animals. Formulated without parabens and sulfates.
Apply liberally to face, neck, and chest.

Precautions: For external use only.
Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 7.5%, Zinc Oxide 3.0%, Ensulizole 1.0%. Water (Aqua), Cyclopentasiloxane, Bis-PEG/PPG-14/14 Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Urea, Yeast Amino Acids, Trehalose, Inositol, Taurine, Betaine, Phospholipids, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Polyglyceryl-3 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Triethoxysilylethyl Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Hexyl Dimethicone, Farnesyl Acetate, Panthenyl Triacetate, Argania Spinosa Kernel Extract, Serenoa Serrulata Fruit Extract, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Extract, Punica Granatum Seed Oil, Capryloyl Glycine, Sarcosine, Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Extract, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Acrylates Copolymer, Magnesium Carbonate, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Lauryl Methacrylate/Glycol Dimethacrylate Crosspolymer, Dicaprylyl Ether, Niacinamide, Yeast Extract, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract, Titanium Dioxide, Algae Extract, Corn Starch Modified, Ammonium Glycyrrhizate, Panthenol, Zinc Gluconate, Caffeine, Xanthan Gum, Acrylates Crosspolymer, Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Biotin, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Aminomethyl Propanol, Sodium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin.

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MuradAcne Control Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++
 
4.3

(based on 282 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (147)
  • Easy to use (142)
  • Hydrates skin (78)
  • Minimizes pores (57)
  • Non-greasy (50)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (23)
  • Dries out skin (10)
  • Pricey / poor value (7)
  • Not effective (5)
  • Heavy (4)

Best Uses

  • Adult acne (67)
  • Moderate acne (62)
  • Daily use (58)
  • Oily skin (31)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (29)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (82), Brand buyer (81), Beauty conscious (38), Survivalist / minimalist (16), Beauty expert (9)
    • Skin Type:
    • Oily (39), Combination (30)

Reviewed by 282 customers

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5.0

Game Changer for ALL Oily Skin!

By Laura

from Minneapolis, MN

About Me Budget Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Hydrates Skin
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Murad Acne Control Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++:

      I have been searching for YEARS for a product that does what this product does. I went to Ulta looking for a setting powder for an upcoming family wedding and instead the saleswoman directed me to this, and to look at changing my skincare routine to eliminate the oil. I've always been oily and had acne for almost 10 years growing up, so this has always felt like just something I had to deal with. She directed me to this and instructed to use as a moisturizer. I used it for the first time today and my skin has never, ever, ever felt this matte at 10 pm when I am writing this. It works. Truly. I was so hesitant about the cost, but I've been wasting so much money on foundation that slides right off of my face, I should have started using this a long, long time ago! I will be buying it again and again!!

       
      5.0

      Controls the shine under my foundation

      By sfbruin18

      from Dublin, CA

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Adult Acne

        Comments about Murad Acne Control Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++:

        My skin is changing as I approach menopause. Since I turned 50, I am getting acne again. I use this mattifier under my foundation to keep the afternoon "shines" away.

         
        5.0

        Love that I don't feel greasy!

        By Christie

        from Chippewa Falls Wi

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Hydrates Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Murad Acne Control Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++:

            I apply between use of toner and murad's perfecting shield. My skin used to feel greasy by the end of the day but no longer does with use of this facial cream!

             
            5.0

            Love it!

            By Jessica

            from Houston, TX

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Hydrates Skin
            • Minimizes Pores
            • Soothing
            • Works Effectively

            Cons

            • Very thick

            Best Uses

            • Adult Acne
            • Blackheads & Whiteheads
            • Inflammatory Acne
            • Moderate Acne
            • Severe Acne
            • Teen Acne

            Comments about Murad Acne Control Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++:

            It is a bit expensive but it is worth it. It is a bit thick but the pros out weighs the cons! It feels amazing. I have bought it multiple times.

             
            5.0

            Perfect for oily skin

            By Deb

            from Scottsdale, az

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Works Effectively

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Murad Acne Control Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++:

                I wear this under my foundation as a moisturizer. Works great for oily skin!

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Value is the question

                By Marissa

                from OR

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Soothing

                Cons

                • Dries Out Skin
                • Ineffective
                • Pricey

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Murad Acne Control Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++:

                  I had high hopes for this product. I have a very oily T-zone. This product did not in anyway lessen the amount of oil on my skin - if anything it increased it due to the SPF content... which I've learned is a "nono" for my skin unless I am going in the sun and plan on being greasy.

                  I almost gave this a 3 star rating but honestly - I think a 2 is closer. It's nice but it doesn't work and it is expensive.

                  I can say that it had a nice feel and that is appears to be quality. I just don't feel like at this price and the outcome you get is of high value. The few benefits dont leave incentive to spend $40!

                  If you have very mild grease ... perhaps it will work for you. I don't recommend this. Especially if you are really hoping for drastic meaningful change in your oily skin!

                   
                  5.0

                  I LOVE it!

                  By Dezeray

                  from Prescott Valley, Arizona

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Minimizes Pores
                  • Smells Great
                  • Soothing
                  • Works Effectively

                  Cons

                  • Dries Out Skin

                  Best Uses

                  • Adult Acne
                  • Blackheads & Whiteheads
                  • Moderate Acne
                  • Teen Acne

                  Comments about Murad Acne Control Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++:

                  My nose is always so oily and I can never find a product that helps all day oiliness... I finally have found it! My chin and around my mouth have become more dry so at night I use a more moisturizing product.

                   
                  5.0

                  Would repurchase again

                  By Stephanie

                  from Texas

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Works Effectively

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Adult Acne
                    • Moderate Acne

                    Comments about Murad Acne Control Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++:

                    I have very oily, acne prone skin and this is moisturizer doesn't add excessive oil to my skin

                     
                    5.0

                    Summer moisture

                    By Kristen

                    from Huntsville

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Hydrates Skin
                    • Soothing
                    • Works Effectively

                    Cons

                    • Dries skin out in winter

                    Best Uses

                    • Inflammatory Acne
                    • Moderate Acne

                    Comments about Murad Acne Control Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++:

                    Great product for summer when I "glow" more and can break out easier.

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Controls oil with added sunscreen

                    By jharleyq

                    from Corpus Christi, TX

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Works Effectively

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Adult Acne

                      Comments about Murad Acne Control Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++:

                      I live in a very humid, hot climate and I was looking for a product that would control my very oily skin, yet provide sun protection. This is it! I've tried many others, but this one is great under my foundation and by itself. Goes on easily, smells slightly of sunscreen. It controls my extremely oily T-zone and provides a primer for my foundation. I'm a blond, 50-year-old that sometimes still has minor breakouts. I recommend this to anyone who has very oily skin and has mild acne.

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                      • Q:

                        Is this a moisturizer?
                        Asked on 8/7/2017 by may May from Huntsville Al

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, it's best if used in the day because of it's SPF and oil absorbing qualities.

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

                        Can i wear this moisturizer at night?
                        Asked on 5/6/2017 by cass

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          It wouldn't hurt you to use it at night but Dr. Murad recommends using Skin Perfecting Lotion at night for clients with oily skin.

                          Answered on 5/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        I am extremely oily/dehydrated. Should I use this as well as the Dermalogica Active Moist? Or would it be best to use one or the other for daytime. If both, in what order would be best?
                        Asked on 4/28/2017 by GlamRose from Fontana, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          I would say use the Oil Control Mattifier SPF 15 in the morning and Active Moist at night. But if you find you still need a bit more hydration it is ok to apply a thin layer of Active Moist under the Oil Control.

                          Answered on 5/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        Is this a mineral or chemical based sunscreen?
                        Asked on 4/4/2017 by Summer from Bellingham, WA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Oil Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++ has both physical and chemical sunscreens.

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

                        Is this OK for combination skin?
                        Asked on 3/5/2017 by Kada

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          It can be good for combination skin. Because it's very mattifing some people who are drier in certain areas of their face like to use this in their T-Zone and a more hydrating moisturizer on the drier areas.

                          Answered on 3/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        Hi, is it good for oily mature skin and is it effective if I will apply it only on my nose?
                        Thank you.
                        Asked on 11/28/2016 by Meira from Israel

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        What is the difference between this product and the balancing moisturizer? I do not experience a lot of breakouts. Oil control is my main concern and so i cannot decide between this and the balancing moisturizer with spf (pink tube). And i do have visible pores. Please help
                        Asked on 7/21/2016 by ashface86 from baltimore

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          This product was designed to give matte skin for up to 8 hours with lightweight hydration. If controlling oil is your main concern, this is the right product for you.

                          Answered on 7/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        I intend to use this product with the invisiblur. The invisiblur is described as a serum (used under moisturizer) and a primer (used over moisturizer). Which product do i apply first?
                        Asked on 7/20/2016 by AshFace from Baltimore, US

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                          A:

                          You would apply this first and Invisiblur last before any color product. Think of it as your finisher.

                          Answered on 7/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        I am over 40, but still have very oily skin. Would you recommend this product over the acne/wrinkle reducer lotion?
                        Asked on 6/1/2016 by Shanda from SLC, UT

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, this would be a good daytime option. I would recommend something a bit more hydrating to use at night, like Skin Perfecting Lotion.

                          Answered on 6/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        Hello I bought the Murad environmental shield kit for my dark spots to even out my tone. I just purchased the the resurgence kits because I have bags/dark circles under eyes. But I also have acne issues in certain areas that I always breakout at plus I have oily skin very oily skin for I just purchased the acne kit. Can I use all kits to help with my problems? I heard the mattifier in the acne kit helps before you wear makeup. If so in what order should I use it. Please help
                        Asked on 1/18/2016 by Reka from Charleston

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          You can use all of these items. It really depends on your main concerns. Typically we would say use 1 in the morning and 1 at night. For you, you can mix and match depending on what your skin is doing and how it feels. For example some days I use a few of the acne products and then some of the products from Age Reform. Other days I use some Environmental Shield products with the Age Reform.
                          As for the Oil-Control Mattifer - this is a very light moisturizer that will give the skin a matte finish. This woul dbe your last daytime step before apply any color makeup.

                          Answered on 2/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
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