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Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser

Murad

Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser

Item 2082350

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Environmental Shield 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 162 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (98)
  • Smells great (97)
  • Gentle (85)
  • Improves skin texture (73)
  • Balances skin (69)

Cons

  • Doesn't remove makeup (9)
  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Dries out skin (3)
  • Irritates skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (103)
  • All skin types (51)
  • Sensitive skin (46)
  • Combination skin (37)
  • Dry skin (19)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (55), Budget shopper (36), Beauty conscious (24), Survivalist / minimalist (14), Beauty expert (4)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (18), Dry (14), Normal (12)

Reviewed by 162 customers

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5.0

Love this cleanser!

By MP79

from Wichita,ks

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Gentle
  • Not Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

    I love all of the Murad lines. This cleanser is great for all skin types and I have tried them all. I use every night with the clarifying toner and the essential c night moisturizer.

     
    5.0

    Love Murad

    By Scooters Mom

    from Los Angeles, CA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel

    Cons

    • Can't think of one.

    Best Uses

    • Combination Skin

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

    I've been using Murad for several years. The Renewing Cleansing Cream is gentle and leaves my skin feeling clean. I also love the the Essential C Cleanser. Used together and you will notice a difference.

     
    3.0

    it's just ok

    By yomelid

    from georga

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

    to me this wasn't anything special it's gentle and cleans but I'm not wowed by it or anything

     
    4.0

    Good face wash

    By Madz

    from Ohio

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Pros

    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

      Love this face wash- leaves my skin feeling very clean and smelling good. I still have acne problems when using it, but that might just be me. Biggest downfall of this is the price.

       
      5.0

      I love this product! Leaves my skin feeling cleansed

      By Gigi

      from Torrance,Ca

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Combination Skin
        • Daily Use

        Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

        I use this in the morning and evening

         
        5.0

        I love it

        By Star

        from Arkansas

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Doesn't Remove Makeup

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types

        Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

        Overall experience wonderful!!! I have sensitive oily skin and I have no complaints. Other than it not washing away makeup. It gives me a great skin complexion.

         
        5.0

        I will buy this product again!

        By AB

        from MS

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Daily Use

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

          Smells great!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          made me break out bad

          By jae

          from auroa IL

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

          • Irritates Skin

          Best Uses

            Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

            okay so i have never really had break outs, in a whole year i might get two pimples tops, i just have textured skin from black heads so i bought this when it was on sale sense i had just ran out of my usual c e t a p h i l. saw good reviews and gave it a try and it was the first time in my life i have ever broken out i mean 6-7 pimples and using this always irritated them more and they would not calm down or go away for a month they lasted i didn't even get to finish the bottle when i realized it had to be the cleanser so i switched back and a week later no more acne. i have no clue why it didn't work out for me but it was dissapointing .

             
            5.0

            I love this product for daily use

            By Jessica

            from Miami, FL

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

              I use this daily in the AM and at night.

               
              5.0

              Love this Cleanser

              By Alove049

              from Rio Rancho,NM

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Combination Skin
                • Daily Use
                • Dry Skin
                • Oily Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

                I've been using this for years along with the toner. I highly recommend I love it and have seen my skin improve quite a bit since I started using it. I also recommend the murad exfoliating polish. I use that 2-3 times a week along with this.

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                • Q:

                  does this product improve the complexion of skin
                  Asked on 8/30/2017 by sumantha from CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes but only to a certain extent. It is a very good cleanser and has important antioxidants in it. But if you really want to target a certain skin condition I would recommend using a step 2 treatment product.

                    Answered on 9/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  Does this have alpha hydroxy acids in it?
                  Asked on 4/28/2017 by Andrew from FL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    No, there isn't any alpha hydroxy acids in the Essential-C Cleanser.

                    Answered on 5/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • 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

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