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Murad Acne Starter Kit

Murad

Acne Starter Kit

Item #: 2275280

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FREE deluxe sample Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 30 | PA+++ with any $55 Murad purchase (offer valid 4/23/17-5/14/17 or while supplies last)

FREE Deluxe Invisiblur Prefecting Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 30 PA+ w/any $55 Murad purchase

Acne Starter Kit is a daily acne treatment regimen that effectively combats the key factors that cause blemishes in order to quickly restore a healthier, clearer complexion as part of Dr. Murad's Inclusive Health System of care.

A $48 Value!

Products contained in kit are travel friendly. Dermatologist developed. Tested on people, not animals. Formulated without phthalates.

Acne Starter Kit includes:

  • Clarifying Cleanser (2.0 oz.)
  • Acne Clearing Solution (0.8 oz.)
  • Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++ (0.6 oz.)
  • Acne Spot Fast Fix (0.25 oz.)


Clarifying Cleanser: Massage small amount over dampened face and neck. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.

Acne Spot Fast Fix: Cleanse skin and apply a thin layer to affected areas 1 to 3 times daily or as needed.

Acne Clearing Solution: Massage evenly over clean face, neck and chest. Follow with a Murad Step 3 moisturizer.

Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++: Apply liberally to face, neck and chest.

Precautions: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.
Clarifying Cleanser: Water, 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.

Acne Spot Fast Fix: Water, Glycerin, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract, Niacinamide, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Glyceryl Stearate, Butylene Glycol, Caprylyl Methicone, Dimethyl Isosorbide, PEG-100 Stearate, Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate, Cetyl Alcohol, Hydrogenated Ethylhexyl Olivate, Steareth -2, Alcohol Denat., Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, PEG-75 Stearate, Ceteth-20, Steareth -20, Hydrogenated Olive Oil Unsaponifiables, Allantoin, Ethylhexylglycerin, Punica Granatum Extract, Betaine, Inositol, Taurine, Trehalose, Urea, Yeast Amino Acids, Cinnamomum Cassia Bark Extract, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Sanguisorba Officinalis Root Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance, Limonen.

Acne Clearing Solution: Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Emulsifying Wax NF, Cyclohexasiloxane, Panthenol, Capryloyl Glycine, Hydrolyzed Linseed Extract, Spiraea Ulmaria Extract, Bisabolol, Retinol, Phospholipids, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Retinyl Palmitate, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Farnesol, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Pentylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, Lecithin, Alcohol, Sclerotium Gum, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Linalool, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil.

Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++: Water, 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, 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, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

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MuradAcne Starter Kit
 
4.0

(based on 218 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (92)
  • Easy to use (79)
  • Effective (75)
  • Smells great (51)
  • Non-greasy (49)

Cons

  • Not effective (22)
  • Irritates skin (15)
  • Pricey / poor value (8)
  • Bad smell (6)
  • Poor texture (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (130)
  • Oily skin (49)
  • Women (28)
  • Sensitive skin (20)
  • On-the-go (19)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (57), Beauty conscious (45), Brand buyer (37), Survivalist / minimalist (19), Beauty expert (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (48), 30 minutes (45), 1+ hour (8)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (44), Oily (17), Normal (9), Dry (4)

Reviewed by 218 customers

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5.0

Finally a product that works

By MB

from Anderson, SC

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Enlarged Pores
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

    I have waited my entire life for a product to work on my skin and I finally found Murad. I had tried all types of very expensive products and nothing worked to stop me from experiencing cystic acne breakouts --- until Murad. This product has earned my highest recommendation for its consistency in achieving great results and actually preventing breakouts. The oil mattifier also helps me keep my skin manageable. I use this product morning and night in conjunction with the rest of the Murad line. I could not be happier with the results.

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 45-59
     
    5.0

    If you have an acne problem, buy this product!

    By Ash

    from Springfield, Missouri

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

      I use it when I wake up and before I go to sleep and I use the spot treatment throughout the day. I love this product. I'm the first 3 days it got rid of the majority of my breakouts and now a week later I have 0 new pimples.

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

      I would definitely buy again!

      By Brooke

      from Ohio

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

        This is great! Cleared my skin better than any over acne product

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

        I would buy this again!

        By Karen

        from Tennessee

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Redness/ Blotchiness

          Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

          I have only had this one week, but so far so good. Actually saw some results on some stubborn chin acne within the first 48 hours. I also have problems with hyperpigmentation so since this worked so good, I bought the set to lighten the dark spots. I will try using one set in the morning and the other set at night.

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
          • Age:
          • 45-59
           
          5.0

          I recommend this 100%

          By Em Hav

          from Charlotte, North Carolina

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Mattifys oil on face
          • Non-Greasy

          Cons

          • Dries skin

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

          The products work so fast and so well to clear up my skin. I've noticed less blemishes and clearing stubborn acne. The spot treatment works wonders and I use the moisturizer as one of my primers under my makeup. The samples last me a long time so I'd rather just keep purchasing them instead of the full sizes.

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

          Perfect

          By I'm a Grandma, why am I breaking out?

          from Deer Park, TX

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Bad Smell

          Best Uses

          • Break outs

          Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

          Had breakout this product reduced the size of pimples the next day by 3 days they were gone. Bad news it comes with moisturizer but my skins still dries out. Use with your daily moisturizer.

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

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          I would not buy this again

          By LayLay

          from San Jose, CA

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Pros

          • Smells Great

          Cons

          • Not Effective

          Best Uses

            Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

            This product does not work. I struggled with acne as a teenager and now I am starting to get adult acne and this system only made it worse. It just doesn't help my skin personally.

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

            Great Product

            By Ang

            from Washington

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

              The best product at a reasonable price

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination
              • Age:
              • 30-44
               
              2.0

              Don't see a difference

              By A name

              from Pittsburgh

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Not Effective

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                  Haven't really seen a difference in complexion at all, acne or oil. I mainly purchased it to help matify the oil on my face. Step 3 just doesn't do it.

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

                  Amazing!!!!

                  By Src

                  from Ohio

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Moisturizes
                  • Non-Greasy

                  Cons

                  • Bad Smell

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Sensitive Skin
                  • Uneven Skin Tone

                  Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                  I have a lot of stress acne, all localized on my chin. I have tried every cleanser, scrub, face mask and toner there is. You name it, I've tried it. NOTHING​ is even comparable to Murad. After 2 days of only using the Clarifying Cleanser and there was already a noticable difference!!

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

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                  • Q:

                    Can I use this morning and night? Or is it preferred I use on morning cause of the spf on the step 3 oil- control mattifier.
                    Asked on 4/18/2017 by zuly from Dallas, tx

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The Murad Acne Starter Kit can be used morning and night depending on your skin's sensitivity. I would just replace the Oil Control Mattifier SPF 15 with a non SPF moisturizer at night.

                      Answered on 4/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    I have my prom in two weeks and I just received my package.. do you recommend that I start using it now or will it dry and break out my face too much??
                    Asked on 3/24/2017 by Angie from Montreal, Canada

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We would recommend using it straight away.

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

                    I am looking for a routine to help with my mom's acne and debating to try this or something else. I have combination skin and get oily in my t-zone and dry on my cheeks and around my mouth (in colder weather, I live in michigan). I break out on my cheeks and my chin. Would this work for me?
                    Asked on 3/23/2017 by Alicia from Detroit, MI

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    Do these products also work to clear blackheads?
                    Asked on 1/29/2017 by JLyons from NC

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Because these products are designed to clear acne breakouts and reduce oil you can see a reduction of blackheads. For better results, Dr. Murad recommends using a weekly treatment like Skin Smoothing Polish to reduce blackheads. http://www.ulta.com/skin-smoothing-polish?productId=xlsImpprod11161033

                      Answered on 2/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    Hi I get really tiny white pimples in my forehead and cheeks will this help me clear them up.
                    Asked on 1/16/2017 by Lizzy from Calexico,ca

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, it will.

                      Answered on 1/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    I am 22 years old. Suffered from acne since early teens about 15. after I hit 17 hey presto beautiful skin! Now I'm 22 and all of a sudden my skin has decided to go crazy again. I don't have crazy acne but I get a new breakout every day .. Currently have about 5 on my left cheek and couple more on jawline. Once my left side clears up my right side will start? My pimples seem to come up in the exact same places each time! Always leaving unsightly marks! What kind of acne is this!? Will this product be suitable for type of acne I have or is it an inside problem like hormones? Also bought the orange skin kit to help fade marks!
                    Asked on 12/4/2016 by Fat panda from NCL

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This kit would be great for your concerns! Use this one in the morning and the Environmental Shield (orange one) at night.

                      Answered on 12/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    I am 20 years old. I sometimes have really dry skin, but lately I have had oily skin. My acne is not red. They are like bumps, and don't hurt. I have tried drugstore face washes, but they don't seem to help. Will this help me?
                    Asked on 9/21/2016 by macb1234 from Chicago, IL

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This certainly can help with oily and acne prone skin. We might also recommend the Anti-Aging Acne Starter Kit,http://www.ulta.com/anti-aging-acne-starter-kit?productId=xlsImpprod12881039 because it has more hydrating ingredients in each product. Those who have skin that can produce a lot of oil bit also can get dry, flaky skin have great results when using that kit.

                      Answered on 9/30/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    Will this product work for my daughter that is 17 years old?
                    Asked on 9/13/2016 by Lupeeeeeeee from Turlock ca

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, this is a great kit if your daughter is experiencing acne. This kit is designed to fight acne and clear skin so the ingredients are active.
                      It might be a good idea for her to start slowly and let her skin acclimate itself to the products. For example, For the first 2-3 days have her use her current cleanser and the Step 2 (Acne Clearing Solution) in the kit with the Oil-Control Mattifier (moisturizer, Step 3). Then add in the Clarifying Cleanser in the morning for the next 2-3 days. After that she can use the cleanser morning and night.

                      Answered on 9/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    I am 36 and am new to this hormonal acne breakouts as I have never had acne, I also notice some dark spots on my face. I am currently on day two of the acne starter kit, can I add the Environmental Shield kit/serum to this regimen? By the way, after AM step 3 can I put make up on or is there a suggested foundation to go with this regimen, I use NAKED which i love and is light.

                    Also what is a suggested neutral type of moisturizer for my daily use before makeup?
                    Asked on 9/12/2016 by Ruth from Houston, TX

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, you could add the Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum to your routine. You would use it at night instead of the Acne Clearing Solution in your acne kit.
                      Oil-Control Mattifer SPF 15 is the daytime moisturizer that comes in the acne kit. This would be the moisturizer you would use before applying your favorite foundation. It helps you have a matte finish all day long.

                      Answered on 9/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    Will this product work for my daughter that's 13 years old ? She's barely starting with acne problems
                    Asked on 9/7/2016 by Yasmin from California

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Because this kit is designed to reduce acne quickly it has very active ingredients. Since your daughter is 13, Dr. Murad recommends consulting your doctor before having her start this kit .

                      Answered on 9/8/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
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