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Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 %2F PA%2B%2B%2B

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Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA+++

1.7 oz Item 2210998

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Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum / SPF 30 PA+++ creates a powerful shield to help protect skin form UVA/UVB rays and free radical damage while improving skin's moisture barrier. Next generation vitamin C and a patented skin repair system improve skin clarity, firmness, and elasticity. Ectoin and phospholipids increase and preserve hydration for healthier-looking skin.

Broad spectrum sunscreens help shield skin while antioxidants neutralize free radicals. Essential-C Day Moisture is recommended as the Step 3 moisturizer in any Murad Environmental Shield regimen. It helps protect environmentally stressed skin from free radical and sun damage as part of Dr. Murad's inclusive health system of care.

Dermatologist developed. Tested on people, not animals. Formulated without sulfates and phthalates.

Apply liberally to face, neck and chest.

Precautions: For external use only.
Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 7.5%, Homosalate 6.5%, Octisalate 5%, Avobenzone 3%, Oxybenzone 2%. Inactive Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Butylene Glycol, Stearic Acid, Diisopropyl Sebacate, Cocoglycerides, Lauryl Lactate, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, Dimethicone, Cetyl Alcohol, Cetyl Phosphate, Urea, Yeast Amino Acids, Trehalose, Inositol, Taurine, Betaine, Phospholipids, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Pelvetia Canaliculata Extract, Ectoin, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Passiflora Incarnata Extract, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Sodium PCA, Panthenol, Tripleurospermum Maritimum Extract, Zinc Gluconate, Ethyl Linoleate, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Xanthan Gum, Aminomethyl Propanol, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Limonene, Linalool, Fragrance (Parfum), Yellow 6 (CI 15985), Red 33 (CI 17200).

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4.5

(based on 124 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (74)
  • Moisturizes well (73)
  • Absorbs quickly (68)
  • Not greasy (66)
  • Smells great (63)

Cons

  • Greasy (6)
  • Doesn't absorb well (5)
  • Pricey / poor value (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (49)
  • After shower/bath (32)
  • Deep moisturization (16)
  • Dry/chapped skin (15)
  • Winter dryness (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (29), Beauty conscious (26), Survivalist / minimalist (24), Budget shopper (20)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (10), Normal (6), Dry (4)

Reviewed by 124 customers

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5.0

Would buy again and again!

By Camille

from Princeton, NJ

About Me Beauty Conscious, Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Effective Sun Protection
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Long Lasting
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Not Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Deep Moisturization
    • Dryness

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA+++:

    I've always had difficulty finding the right moisturizer since I tend to break out. This one has just the right amount of SPF 30, glides onto my skin, it's smooth, lightweight and if anything my skin has improved since using. Did a lot of research prior to buying to find the right one for me and so glad I did. Almost through my second bottle and still loving it.

    Btw this is my first review ever but had to give my praises on this one!

     
    5.0

    I use this product every morn and night

    By Diva 61

    from Coral Springs, FL

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Effective Sun Protection
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Long Lasting
    • Moisturizes Well
    • Not Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • After Shower/Bath
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA+++:

      I have been using Murad for approx 3 years now. I love the Vitamin C soft scent. I am 62 and my skin looks better today than a few years ago. I believe the Murad has evened out my skin tone majorly. I use to sit in the sun years back causing uneven color on my face. That is completely gone.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Delivery was right on time.

       
      5.0

      Love this moisturizer

      By Lala

      from Visalia california

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Absorbs Quickly
      • Effective Sun Protection
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • After Shower/Bath
        • Daily Use

        Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA+++:

        I apply this moisturizer after I wash my face and before I put on my foundation

         
        5.0

        Subtle Orange Scent & Non-Greasy Feel

        By A

        from Seattle, WA

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Effective Sun Protection
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Moisturizes Well
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • After Shower/Bath
          • Daily Use

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA+++:

          I bought this after it was recommended by a few beauty bloggers I follow. The sunscreen/lotion has a non-greasy feel and does well with my combination skin. After I cleanse my face in the morning, I put some moisturizer in my really dry spots and then lightly layer this on with clean fingers. I was surprised by the subtle orange smell.

           
          4.0

          Great product

          By SY

          from Atlanta

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA+++:

            Saw a difference in dark spots

             
            4.0

            I love this product!!!

            By Jill

            from Bow NH

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Effective Sun Protection
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Moisturizes Well
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • After Shower/Bath
              • Daily Use

              Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA+++:

              One of my favorite moisturizers of all time!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              My favorite creame

              By Jessica

              from Chico, ca

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Absorbs Quickly
              • Effective Sun Protection
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Moisturizes Well
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • After Shower/Bath
                • Daily Use

                Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA+++:

                This is my everyday face lotion. Ive been using it for years it helped when I had a sunspot and now i have non and keeps them at bay. Very good product

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                spf w/ c

                By barkley

                from Lansing MI

                About Me Beauty Conscious, Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Absorbs Quickly
                • Effective Sun Protection
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Moisturizes Well
                • Not Greasy
                • Smells Great
                • using this along with Murad spot remover

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA+++:

                  Working very well , wish It came in larger sizes

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Have used it for years

                  By Terri

                  from Temecula

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Absorbs Quickly
                  • Effective Sun Protection
                  • Goes On Smoothly
                  • Moisturizes Well
                  • Smells Great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA+++:

                    Been using it for years and it lasts a long time. just seems to keep my wrinkles to a minimum

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Great for dry skin and mixed with foundation!

                    By Sara98

                    from Raleigh, NC

                    Pros

                    • Absorbs Quickly
                    • Goes On Smoothly
                    • Moisturizes Well

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA+++:

                      I love this moisturizer. The new trend in matte sunscreen has had me looking elsewhere for a good sunscreen that does not make my dry skin even drier. This sunscreen is great for my super pale dry skin (which might mean that it would turn oily skin greasy, so if you have oily skin check out their matte version or clarins spf 50 which is also great!). I mix it in with my skin finish liquid foundation and it gives just the perfect amount of glow and light coverage for the summer.

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                      • Q:

                        Does the moisturizer with sunscreen lighten skin?
                        Asked on 8/21/2017 by NB from Visalia

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          It won't lighten your skin but when used corrected will help you to maintain your current skin tone.

                          Answered on 8/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        Hi, My skin is very sensitive so I can only wear physical only sunscreen. Does this product have chemical sunscreen in it?
                        It looks that it does, but not sure. I don't see zinc oxide & titainium dioxide, which is the only non-chemical sunscreen I know of.
                        Thank you!
                        Asked on 6/24/2017 by ninjagirljill from Virginia

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes it does have chemical sunscreens in it. But we just launched Murad
                          City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 PA++++ which has just physical sunscreens in it. I highly recommend this product, just it over your daily moisturizer for a broad spectrum coverage.

                          Answered on 6/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        I have very problematic skin and have been looking for a product that will help with wrinkles, redness and acne scars. I was wondering if this murad product would be good? Or could it possibly irritate my acne more? I've been having horrible hormonal break outs and need skin care that will help my skin look even toned, smooths and supple. Would this help since it protects from UV rays?
                        Asked on 5/25/2017 by Sinndee from Las Vegas, NV

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          I would suggest using Anti-Aging Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA+++ especially if you are still having active breakouts.

                          Answered on 5/31/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        Is it non comedogenic?
                        Asked on 1/25/2017 by emma from Houston

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Murad does not use ingredients known to clog pores in any of our formulas. Therefore we do feel confident that all of our products are unlikely to clog pores when used as directed.

                          Answered on 1/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        Does this product contain any petroleum or parabens
                        Asked on 11/13/2016 by Shirl from Skiatook Oklahoma

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          This product does not contain either of those ingredients.

                          Answered on 11/18/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        Is this product oil-free?
                        Asked on 11/3/2015 by VG from Clayton, NC

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Does this specific line of Murad products help with acne scarring? If not, which line would be recommended?
                        Asked on 1/1/2015 by adzam from Central California

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          The first question we would ask is, are you still suffering from acne? If so, we would recommend products from the Acne and Anti-Aging Acne segments of the Murad product line. Specifically, Post Acne Lightening Gel (Item #: 2146523) which has been scientifically proven to lighten discoloration and help combat breakouts and irritation. It contains Hydroquinone which fades post-acne spots and freckles, Willow Bark and Tea Tree Leaf Extracts which help treat blemishes and soothe inflamed skin, and AHAs that exfoliate to restore clarity and tone.

                          If you are not dealing with acne and you are concerned about more than acne scars, like sun damage and environmental aging, then we would recommend this product, Environmental Shield.

                          Answered on 1/14/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        what percentage is the Vitamin C in this product?
                        Asked on 6/24/2014 by Princess from Marietta, GA

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          In order to ensure that each Murad product delivers the results it promises, Dr. Murad determines appropriate levels for high-performance ingredients like Vitamin C in each formula. To protect proprietary formulas from imitation, Murad does not disclose the percentage strength of any ingredient unless legally required to do so, typically in the case of an ingredient that is an over-the-counter drug. Accordingly, the amount of Vitamin C in Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30/ PA+++ is a trade secret and will not be disclosed.

                          Answered on 6/30/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        What is the size of this tube?
                        Asked on 4/10/2014 by Marie

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This product's size is 1.7 oz.

                          Answered on 4/10/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        I thought that Vitamin C's potency was diminished if it exposed to light. I am looking at the product and notice that the plastic bottle it is in is opaque/clear. Won't the lotion not be as effective?
                        Asked on 4/3/2014 by Sharon

                        2 answers

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Excellent question!

                          Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 | PA+++ is effective due to 2 factors:

                          1. The Murad recipe, consisting of antioxidants, anti-inflammatories and hydrators, protects and stabilizes the next generation Vitamin C ingredient.

                          2. Ectoin helps to preserve the Vitamin C

                          The combination of the above ingredients ensures the efficacy and stability of Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 | PA+++.

                          Hope this info helps!

                          Answered on 4/7/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          We received this additional info from Murad:
                          "The Vitamin C used in Essential-C Day Moisture is oil soluble as opposed to most Vitamin Cs (and previous generations) that are water soluble. Being oil soluble also makes it much more stable."

                          Answered on 4/8/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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