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Murad Acne Starter Kit

Murad

Acne Starter Kit

Item #: 2275280

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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 232 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (102)
  • Easy to use (79)
  • Effective (75)
  • Non-greasy (57)
  • Smells great (56)

Cons

  • Not effective (25)
  • Irritates skin (17)
  • Pricey / poor value (8)
  • Bad smell (7)
  • Poor texture (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (141)
  • Oily skin (49)
  • Women (28)
  • Sensitive skin (23)
  • On-the-go (19)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (57), Beauty conscious (49), Brand buyer (37), Survivalist / minimalist (26), Beauty expert (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (48), 30 minutes (45), 1+ hour (8)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (48), Oily (25), Normal (10), Dry (4)

Reviewed by 232 customers

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4.0

It works!

By Micaj

from Vacaville

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

    I have to continue using it until my skin clears out

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

    Great skin care

    By Mackenzie

    from San Antonio, TX

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

      Cleared my acne.

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

      Perfect for kids & Adults. .

      By RaqN

      from Sinton Texas

      About Me Minimalist

      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 used this product for yrs...i am 48 and my face is oily. ..and i will have a break out if i don't use this...i went tent camping and forgot this product. ..i looked like i got bit by mosquitoes. ....i will never be without it
        My kids(very active ) use this 2 times a day..and there skin is clear...

        • Skin Type:
        • Oily
        • Age:
        • 45-59
         
        4.0

        I love using this product

        By Sharia

        from Baltimore Md

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

        Product works

         
        5.0

        LOVE

        By Brittney C.

        from Augusta, GA

        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 use this 1-2 times a day. I just started this system a few days ago and I'm already seeing drastic improvements. I've had BAD, EMBARRASSING acne and scars since I was 15 (I'm 27 now) and I could cry I'm so happy and relieved that I found something that works!

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

          Really cleared stubborn whiteheads

          By Brynanna

          from Chicago

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes

          Cons

          • Greasy

          Best Uses

          • Acne
          • Daily Use
          • Redness/ Blotchiness

          Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

          Really cleared up small, stubborn whiteheads that were all over my forehead. Does take a little longer to work than the reviews claim. Took about a week for me to notice a difference but it really leaves my skin glowing.

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

          I would most definitely buy this product again

          By Ty

          from New Jersey

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Enlarged Pores
            • Sensitive Skin
            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

            Amazing!! I noticed progress within 24 hours. It minimizes all your pimples an I have not had a breakout since I started using this product. It is amazing I would definitely recommend .

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

            Acne killer magic

            By Jerry Victal

            from Mexico

            About Me Beauty Expert

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clean in 3 days
            • Kills acne immediatly
            • Lightweight
            • Moisturizes
            • Non-Greasy
            • Smells Great
            • Softens Skin
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne
              • Daily Use
              • Enlarged Pores
              • Redness/ Blotchiness

              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

              Product for my teenager boy. Love it. Immediatly clears acné. Totaly gone in 3 days. Keep face clean after use.

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

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Miracle kit

              By Mytylla

              from Tampa

              About Me Minimalist

              Pros

              • Fast working
              • Lightweight
              • Moisturizes
              • Non-Greasy
              • Smells Great
              • Softens Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Uneven Skin Tone

                Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                I've never had bad acne. I'm twenty and do a lot of gym work and my skin has started breaking out in my T zone. Just recently got pretty bad. My uncle (who always has glowing skin) recommended this two me and not even a week of using this product my skin in almost completely clear. I've used it twice a day morning(after gym) and night to take off make up. I will continue to buy. High recommend

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

                didnt work well with me, bought 2 pack kit already.

                By Gg

                from Dallas, Tx

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Has step by step number in the label.

                Cons

                • Not Effective

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                I have been using the product for 2 months now, i bought 2 acne kit sets already but has just made my acne worse.

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

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                • Q:

                  Does this product have benzoyl peroxide in it? If so how much?
                  Asked on 5/6/2017 by heavenlaya from Washington

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We have two acne kits, if you are using one with the Acne Spot Fast Fix then yes it does have 3.5% benzoyl peroxide in it.

                    Answered on 5/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • 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
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