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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 191 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (79)
  • Lightweight (76)
  • Effective (73)
  • Smells great (43)
  • Good value (42)

Cons

  • Not effective (20)
  • Irritates skin (10)
  • Pricey / poor value (8)
  • Bad smell (4)
  • Poor texture (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (111)
  • Oily skin (47)
  • Women (28)
  • On-the-go (19)
  • Sensitive skin (14)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (57), Brand buyer (37), Beauty conscious (28), Survivalist / minimalist (13)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (48), 30 minutes (45), 1+ hour (8)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (26), Oily (13), Normal (7)

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4.0

I would buy this product again...

By Lex

from Reno, NV

About Me Beauty Expert

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

  • Irritates Skin

Best Uses

  • Daily Use

Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

I needed a great and effective skin care regime and have heard nothing but great things about Murad. I have moderate adult acne with problem areas on both of my cheeks. I wash my face twice a day, but what I was using was not effective. I'm glad I bought the starter kit to try the products. The face wash is amazing as well as the acne clearing solution. It is a little harsh so I think it's best to wean into the entire line. I'm very bummed the kit didn't come with a moisturizer. My skin is really dry now, and it's an expensive line so I can't afford to buy the moisturizer till payday. All in all great products.

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

I'm not a fan

By EvelynInGold

from Salt Lake City, UT

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Bad Smell
    • Heavy
    • Not Effective

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

    Bought this to take with me on a trip since they're travel size and I mainly needed a facewash and moisturizer for my skin that easily breaks out. I'm not the biggest fan of the facewash's scent but got used to it and it wasn't as strong as the sunscreen moisturizer, which had a really weird smell. The facewash was extremely drying and I had to use a lot of moisturizer everyday, I mean a LOT. The sunscreen moisturizer hardly did anything to alleviate the dryness and it was extremely think. It also has zinc in it and made my face whiter. I do actually like the benzoyl peroxide spot treatment though, its lightweight and not drying at all, and doesn't have a smell. To be honest I haven't even tried the salicylic acid cream as I've been so disappointed by the other products.

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

    I would buy again... and plan on it.

    By T

    from Gillette WY

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Moisturizes
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Enlarged Pores
      • Redness/ Blotchiness

      Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

      I really love the spot treatment serum and acne fighting cream!!

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

      I've used this for over 2 years now

      By Jazzy

      from Atascadero, Ca

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Moisturizes
      • Softens Skin
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

      • Pricey

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

      I use this twice a day and clears my face so well. I used to have really bad acne and this cleared all of it.

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

      Love love love

      By Audrey S.

      from Napa, CA

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

        I bought this product after seeing one of my friends purchase it. I have always had problem skin and have gone through the whole accutane process. That was about 3 years ago and while it cleared most of my skin I would notice small breakouts once in a while that would irritate me. I tried multiple skin care routines but everything I tried either irritated my skin or didn't work! This stuff WORKS. Within the first 48 hours I visibly noticed a difference on the few problem spots on my face. The product feels great, isn't greasy and does exactly what it says it will. I would highly recommend this to anyone trying to finally get that clear skin they've been wanting!

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

        Love Murad

        By Ruby

        from Palmdale

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

          Product works great

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

          Horrible

          By Britt

          from Florida

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Irritates Skin
            • Not Effective

            Best Uses

              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

              Third day after I used it I woke up with extremely puffy eyes, horrible redness and itching on my entire face. Will not buy again.

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

              I love this product!!!!!

              By Lucy

              from Anaheim, CA

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                Helps clear my fast instantly!!!!

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

                Bad reaction

                By HeidiJo

                from La Crosse, WI

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Non-Greasy
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                • Irritates Skin
                • Not Effective

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                  Everything worked okay other than the spot corrector. I had a bad reaction to it, my face was extremely dried out and very red.

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

                  Fast acting for acne.

                  By Melanie the mama

                  from Walton, KY

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                    I used the products on Saturday night and again on Sunday morning and saw a big improvement.

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

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                    • 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
                    • 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
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