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Murad Acne Starter Kit

Murad

Acne Starter Kit

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FREE deluxe sample Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum with any $55 Murad purchase (offer valid 2/19/17-3/11/17 or while supplies last)

FREE deluxe sample Rapid Age Spot & Pigment Lightening Serum 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 205 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (84)
  • Easy to use (79)
  • Effective (75)
  • Smells great (47)
  • Good value (42)

Cons

  • Not effective (20)
  • Irritates skin (15)
  • Pricey / poor value (8)
  • Bad smell (4)
  • Poor texture (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (121)
  • Oily skin (49)
  • Women (28)
  • On-the-go (19)
  • Sensitive skin (15)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (57), Brand buyer (37), Beauty conscious (36), Survivalist / minimalist (16), Beauty expert (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (48), 30 minutes (45), 1+ hour (8)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (34), Oily (16), Normal (9), Dry (3)

Reviewed by 205 customers

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4.0

Sticking with it

By R2

from Iowa

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Irritates Skin

Best Uses

  • Daily Use

Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

I have adult acne, pretty sure..ugh. I have used proactiv in the past and eventually gave it up. Most recently I was a consultant for a popular sin care line, during which time I used their acne line. I liked it alot, however, at $200.00 a pop it got to be too expensive. I researched and looked around for the next best thing and in doing so decided to give Murad a try. At first I agreed with other reviews that it dried out the skin around my mouth, badly. Ew gross. But I stuck with it and changed the 2wice a day usage to 1nce a day for a few weeks. The big blemishes went away, and so did the dry skin. I have sense repurchased it and can use it 2wice daily, no longer getting dry skin. It's way cheaper and I think works the same as the aforementioned. I have gotten three months usage out of just the starter kit. I can go makeup free, which is always my goal.

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

Definitely worth a try!

By Jen

from Charleston sc

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Non-Greasy

Cons

  • Irritates Skin

Best Uses

  • Daily Use

Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

This might not be for everyone but it clears my skin up! It will dry out your skin, keep a good moistureizer with you! Overall it's my go to when I break out!

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

Clearer Skin

By CaseFace

from Litchfield,CT

About Me Skin Care Professional

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes
  • Smells Great
  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

    My skin gets very dry and geasy, so my skin is a nightmare typically, but just in 72 hours my skin looks better and soother. I love it !! The smell is also great!

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

    I will definitely buy this again!

    By Nicky B

    from North Carolina

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

      I have bad hormonal acne( I've been on accutane twice with no luck) and wanted to come off of all of my prescription medications. Murat has changed my life- totally cleared up my skin and boosted my self confidence.

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

      Would never use again

      By Juicy Lord

      from Chicago

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Pros

        Cons

        • Irritates Skin

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

        Used this for 8months & it gave me pimples & acne scars that I've never had before. I'm now using proactive & Mario badescu whitening mask to repair it

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

        Love this!

        By Brit

        from WV

        About Me Beauty Expert

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Redness/ Blotchiness

          Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

          Love love love this product! Such a good deal for what you get as well.

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

          Definitely loving it so far!

          By Skin Savvy Sandra

          from Atlanta, GA

          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 the entire system in the morning and the repair treatment/acne spot fix again at night. I LOVE the cleanser and the cooling effect it has as you use it. I will definitely purchase that again. The acne spot fast fix really has done nothing for me so far but I continue to use it. From this 4 pic set I also really love the mattifying lotion..it's non greasy and does a good job of moisturizing my face and it definitely controls oil for a very long time. 100% recommend at least giving this system a try.

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

            Definitely worth it

            By Pgriggs

            from Greenville sc

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Uneven Skin Tone

              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

              Just as the product states I saw a difference in 3 days

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

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Bought it Again!

              By Melissa

              from Florida

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Effective
              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy
              • Soothes Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne Prone Skin
                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                I bought this as part of the Acne Starter Kit and I really like it. I have been using it for about two weeks now. It foams up really well, which I like because I can use it with my Clarisonic. It has a cooling effect, which is more noticeable when I use the Clarisonic. It felt a little overwhelming at first, but I got used to it.

                This face wash has helped to clear my acne and prevent new pimples from forming. My skin is much smoother. The only thing it hasn't helped me with is the red spots. I shrinks my acne so it's not a huge bump, but I still have the red mark. Perhaps if I keep using it, these will go away as well.

                My skin definitely isn't perfect now, but this has helped a lot. I'm using less makeup to cover up my acne. I bought this product again when it was on sale :)

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

                Good Product!

                By Melissa

                from Florida

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Effective
                • Softens Skin
                • Soothes Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Acne Prone Skin
                  • Oily Skin

                  Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                  I really like these products for the most part. I have been using this kit twice a day for about two weeks now and it is definitely helping to clear my acne and prevent new ones from forming. My skin is much smoother. The only thing it hasn't helped me with is the red spots. I shrinks my acne so it's not a huge bump, but I still have the red mark.

                  Clarifying Cleanser: It foams up really well, which I like because I can use it with my Clarisonic. It has a cooling effect, which is more noticeable when I use the Clarisonic. It felt a little overwhelming at first, but I got used to it.

                  Acne Clearing Solution: Goes on smoothly. It's a bit thin, so you don't need a lot.

                  Acne Spot Fast Fix: No complaints.

                  Oil-Control Mattifier: I'm not a fan of this lotion. It's very thick and feels heavy on my skin. I also don't think it's more oil controlling that anything else I've used.

                  Overall, I like these products and I will buy them again separately, except the lotion.

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

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                  • 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
                  • Q:

                    Can I use my normal makeup routine like foundation ect while using this product ?
                    Asked on 7/10/2016 by Evys from Seattle,WA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, you can.

                      Answered on 7/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    Can I use both acne starter kit for my on going acnes and rapid lightning regime for the past acne scars at the same time. Will both help to reduce my acne and marks at the same time?
                    Asked on 6/3/2016 by Tanushree from Monmouth junction, nj

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      You can use both kits to great results!
                      Use the Acne Starter Kit in the morning and the Environmental Shield Kit at night.

                      Answered on 6/8/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    I have tried proactive and Clinique for my acne on my chin. I am 20 years old and break out all the time only on my chin. I have normal skin. Will this help?
                    Asked on 5/2/2016 by Red from Glen Rose Texas

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, this kit should help you see a difference within 2-4 weeks.

                      Answered on 5/8/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
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