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Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser

Murad

Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser

6.75 oz

Item #: 2082350

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Essential-C Cleanser's patented vitamin-packed formula removes environmental impurities, rehydrates, and awakens the senses with a burst of citrus. Phospholipids and Sodium PCA attract and bind moisture to dry skin, while a combination of vitamins A, C, and E defend skin from free radical damage. Allantoin and panthenol work to soothe environmentally stressed skin.

Essential-C Cleanser is recommended as a Step 1 cleanser in any Murad Environmental Shield regimen. It is formulated to cleanse and rehydrate skin as part of Dr. Murad's Inclusive Health system of care. Dermatologist developed. Tested on people, not animals. Formulated without parabens and phthalates.
Massage a small amount over dampened face and neck. Rinse with warm water and pat dry. Follow with a Murad Step 2 treatment.

Precautions: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.
Water (Aqua), Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Aminomethyl Propanol, Polysorbate 20, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Panthenol, Phospholipids, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Ascorbic Acid, Chitosan, Rice Amino Acids, Zinc Aspartate, Allantoin, Sodium PCA, Lactose, Cellulose, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Propyl Gallate, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Limonene, Linalool, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Ferula Galbaniflua (Galbanum) Resin Oil, Fragrance (Parfum), Iron Oxides (CI 77492).

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MuradEnvironmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser
 
4.6

(based on 147 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smells great (88)
  • Leaves clean feel (87)
  • Gentle (78)
  • Improves skin texture (64)
  • Balances skin (61)

Cons

  • Doesn't remove makeup (8)
  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Dries out skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (97)
  • All skin types (43)
  • Sensitive skin (43)
  • Combination skin (32)
  • Dry skin (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (49), Budget shopper (31), Beauty conscious (24), Survivalist / minimalist (14), Beauty expert (4)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (18), Dry (14), Normal (12)

Reviewed by 147 customers

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5.0

My go to cleanser!!

By charismanicole

from NC

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Gentle
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Moisturizing
  • Not Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

    I've used the essential C cleanser from murad for years. I have a problem with hyper pigmentation and along with the other product from the murad essential c line, my skin has really improved. Less dark spots

     
    5.0

    I love thime vitiman C line. Im 50 and look 35

    By Re

    from South Jersey

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Combination Skin

      Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

      I've been using the vitiman C line since I were approx 30-35 years old. I'm now 50 and my skin has kept its youthful appearance. I look 35...

       
      4.0

      SHOULD NEVER HAVE STOPPED USING MURAD!

      By Christi

      from Northern Virginia

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Exfoliates
      • Gentle
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Combination Skin
        • Daily Use
        • If skin senitive use only every other day.
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

        Leaves skin feeling soft!

         
        5.0

        great cleanser, works well, smells good all around very good

        By mare

        from mesa. az

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Moisturizing
        • Not Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

          great

           
          5.0

          Gently cleans and brightens skin

          By Janie

          from Apple Valley, MN

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Gentle
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Moisturizing
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types

            Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

            Great cleanser for AM and PM

             
            3.0

            No I wouldn't buy this product again

            By Jordan

            from Covina,CA

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Not Greasy
            • Smells Great

            Cons

            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

            I would expect this cleanser with the beads as an exfoliate as well,but the beads not even do anything.

             
            5.0

            I love the scent

            By Azil

            from Indiana

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Gentle
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Moisturizing
            • Not Greasy
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

              It smells really good. I love the fruity scent of it.It leaves my skin feeling fresh and not dry.

               
              5.0

              Always love Murad.

              By FatMulan

              from Dayton, OH

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Balances Skin
              • Gentle
              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • Not Greasy
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Daily Use

                Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

                I use it in the shower to wake me up! It smells citrusy and great.

                 
                5.0

                LOVE THIS FACE WASH :)

                By passionmakeuplove

                from Memphis, TN

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Gentle
                • Improves Skin Texture
                • Leaves Clean Feel
                • Moisturizing
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

                  Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

                  I love this wash, it has brightened my complexion and evened out my skin tone. As usual, Murad has not let me down. :)

                   
                  5.0

                  Love this product, smells great and and refreshes my skin!

                  By None

                  from New braunfels Tx

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Balances Skin
                  • Leaves Clean Feel
                  • Smells Great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

                    Love this product

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                    • Q:

                      I have the blue Murad cleanse which has helped with my acne, will this one help with it as well?
                      Asked on 4/18/2017 by Zoe from San Francisco, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The Essential-C Cleanser is a great cleanser but if you have acne I suggest sticking with the Clarifying cleanser. The encapsulated Salicylic Acid in the Clarifying cleanser would be more effective in treating your acne.

                        Answered on 4/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Is it better to use this in the morning or at night? I use the soothing (green) cleanser, and I'd like to alternate them.
                      Asked on 4/5/2017 by CaliSun

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        I love that you alternate your cleansers! Yes I would recommend using the Essential-C Cleanser in the mornings, Vitamins A, C and E are great antioxidants for environmental exposure.

                        Answered on 4/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      is this cleanser oil free
                      Asked on 3/21/2017 by SkincareJunkie from US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The Essential-C Cleanser does have essential oils for toning, astringent, and soothing benefits.

                        Answered on 4/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Is this product oil free?
                      Asked on 3/21/2017 by Newbie from Portland, OR

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The Essential-C Cleanser does have essential oils for toning, astringent, and soothing benefits.

                        Answered on 4/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Can I use this cleanser in conjunction with another cleanser? Like use this one at night with my clarisonic, and a different one for the morning? Also, I read this cleanser can brighten the skin. Does this help with dark spots and acne scarring?
                      Asked on 2/21/2017 by Krys from PA

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      Is this a cream cleanser or foaming?
                      Asked on 2/3/2017 by Trish from Warren, MI

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        This cleanser foams mildly with lacey bubbles.

                        Answered on 2/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Is this product for sensitive skin?
                      Asked on 3/29/2016 by Crystal71

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        That can depend on what you are sensitive to. This is a great, gentle cleanser that won't dry skin. It's filled with antioxidants which will help strengthen the surface layer of the skin which is good for those who are sensitive.

                        Answered on 3/29/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Will this help with acne?
                      Asked on 2/21/2016 by Amber

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      I have oily skin and tried a foaming cleanser which dried me so bad it was horrible and i only used it once- is this a foaming cleanser? and will it dry me out?
                      Asked on 1/11/2016 by Mannie- from Arlington, TX

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        This is not a foaming cleanser. It provides a creamy lather that will not dry out the skin.

                        Answered on 1/19/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      I have slightly oily skin & a lot of products make me breakout. I do not like to use acne wash a lot because it dries me out. My skin is starting to get dull. Would this product & the astringent work for me? Would it cause breakouts? I know I would not be able to use the Vitamin C moisturizers, which would make me breakout.
                      Asked on 11/3/2015 by Want to look my Best! from Gilbert, AZ

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, these both would be a great option for you.

                        Answered on 11/10/2015 by Brand Expert from Murad
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