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Murad Acne Starter Kit

Murad

Acne Starter Kit

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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
 
4.1

(based on 178 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (79)
  • Effective (73)
  • Lightweight (69)
  • Good value (42)
  • Smells great (40)

Cons

  • Not effective (17)
  • Pricey / poor value (8)
  • Irritates skin (7)
  • Poor texture (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (101)
  • Oily skin (47)
  • Women (28)
  • On-the-go (19)
  • Sensitive skin (12)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (57), Brand buyer (37), Beauty conscious (20), Survivalist / minimalist (11)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (48), 30 minutes (45), 1+ hour (8)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (20), Oily (11), Normal (3)

Reviewed by 178 customers

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1.0

Really wanted to like this product.

By Adri

from Houston

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Smells Great

Cons

  • Irritates Skin
  • Not Effective

Best Uses

    Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

    First night after using product it changed my acne spots to a darker brown. I was still optimistic so I gave it another try. By the second night I began to break out even more . Seems like a good product, but it just didn't work for me.

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 30-44
     
    3.0

    Good but I think ProActiv is more effective

    By Paige

    from CT

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

        It has helped with older acne! I feel that Proactiv worked quicker...I am on my 5th day and it has
        still not completely dried up....that is too long for me....Sorry....

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
         
        5.0

        Matting solution is awesome for oily skin people

        By Mom

        from Denton, Texas

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Redness/ Blotchiness

          Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

          Older people who live in major cities suffer with acne too, doesn't dry out areas of issue, instead, clears new spots rather quickly...some overnight when used correctly!

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

          I will never stop using this

          By kc

          from La

          About Me Skin Care Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

            i have literally tried EVERYTHING! nothing worked not even prescription acne medicine. i used these products together one time and noticed a huge difference!! i like to use it mormon. and night although the spot treatment does dry me out a little so i hold off some mornings and just morstruize. this is the best thing i have ever spent my money on hands down. great product!

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

            Awesome

            By Nim

            from Redmond ,wa

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

              Drys skin a little bit but it's worth it.

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

              Great Value

              By Vicki

              from Holly Springs, NC

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                I use this product 2x daily.

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

                Great product!

                By Marissa

                from ALABAMA

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Enlarged Pores
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                  I have been a long time user of the acne-spot treatment and it has also been an overnight miracle worker. I decided to step up my face wash game with the trial kit. I have using this kit for ONE WEEK and my skin looks and feels so much smoother!

                  I have a combination skin: oily t-zone area and dry areas on my cheeks. I don't have acne, besides the occasional zits on my nose or chin. My skin is less oily and zit free. It's even minimized the pores around the base of my nose. I love this product and I'm definitely going to get the full fledged kit when I run out.

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

                  I think this stuff works!

                  By Sarah

                  from Seattle, WA

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Moisturizes
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Soothes Skin

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                    I've recently been experiencing acne (I'm almost 40!) and decided to try this line. I saw results within just a couple of days, and after using for a week I no longer have pimples. Yay!

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

                    Best Product Ever!

                    By Jessie

                    from Chicago, IL

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                    • Time Consuming

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                    I have always have severe acne. It has been a problem my entire life. I started using Murad because it was recommended to me. I didn't think it would work because I have tried every other cheap and expensive thing I can find for me acne. However, I am very glad I tried it! It has been a life changer. Murad cleared up my face and when I do get a small pimple, it is gone the next day! I will continue to use this forever and I would definitely recommend everyone to try it.

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

                    This product is phenomenal. My acne is clearing up.

                    By Nicole Louise

                    from Lake Forest, CA

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Moisturizes
                    • Non-Greasy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Redness/ Blotchiness

                      Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                      I use this product twice daily. Morning and night. It's more effective this way.

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

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                      • 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
                      • Q:

                        would you say that is is better to use the Murad Acne starter kit at night or in the morning?
                        Asked on 4/7/2016 by Hannah from Texas

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          We typically recommend this for both day and night.

                          Answered on 5/8/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        I got the Murad environment shield is it good if I have acne and the lady gave me this because I get red from my face. Or should I used the Murad acne kit??
                        Asked on 3/27/2016 by Help from Denton Texas

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The Environmental Shield kit is designed to help lighten dark spots and protect skin from sun damage. It was not designed to help with acne. If acne is your number 1 concern then this is the best kit for you.

                          Answered on 3/30/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        Should I only use what is in this set or should I add other things like a toner, moisturizer, or anything else? Also, will this fade scars from previous acne?
                        Asked on 3/13/2016 by Belle from LA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, you can add additional items to your routine. This kit does contain a day moisturizer and you can add a nighttime one like Skin Perfecting Lotion. http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=prod2082369
                          It's a very lightweight lotion that helps to balance skin.
                          To help fade dark spots left from acne we recommend Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel.

                          Answered on 3/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
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