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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
 
4.0

(based on 214 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (88)
  • Easy to use (79)
  • Effective (75)
  • Smells great (49)
  • Non-greasy (45)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (126)
  • Oily skin (49)
  • Women (28)
  • On-the-go (19)
  • Sensitive skin (18)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (57), Beauty conscious (42), Brand buyer (37), Survivalist / minimalist (18), Beauty expert (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (48), 30 minutes (45), 1+ hour (8)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (40), Oily (17), Normal (9), Dry (4)

Reviewed by 214 customers

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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
 
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
           
          5.0

          Saved my skin!

          By Running rainbows

          from Pennsylvania

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clears skin
          • Does not burn
          • No smell
          • Softens Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne prone
            • Daily Use
            • Redness/ Blotchiness
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

            I use this in my morning skincare routine. It doesn't make my face irritated as the day goes on.

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

            Will be using this from now on

            By Ari

            from Nashville, TN

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Smells Great
            • Softens Skin
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

              I've been using it for a few days now, and automatically seen results! I love it

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

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Not to happy

              By LolitaVonFlames

              from NewYork

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

              No comments!!!! Just didn't like it

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              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

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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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