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

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

Item #: 2210998 Size: 1.7 oz

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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 117 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (68)
  • Moisturizes well (68)
  • Absorbs quickly (62)
  • Not greasy (62)
  • Smells great (58)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (42)
  • After shower/bath (27)
  • Deep moisturization (15)
  • Dry/chapped skin (15)
  • Winter dryness (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (29), Beauty conscious (22), Budget shopper (20), Survivalist / minimalist (20)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (10), Normal (6), Dry (4)

Reviewed by 117 customers

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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 SPF 30 / PA+++:

    Working very well , wish It came in larger sizes

     
    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 SPF 30 / PA+++:

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

       
      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 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.

         
        5.0

        Love it!

        By N/a

        from Florida

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Effective Sun Protection
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

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

          Daily use

           
          5.0

          Yes

          By Jen

          from St john indiana

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

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

            Love this product. Have switched my routine to Murad. And no animal testing either!

             
            5.0

            Expensive but so worth it!

            By Dimipa

            from Griffith, IN

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

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

              I love this moisturizer! I don't use foundation, so this has SPF built in, is great on my sensitive skin and makes my skin look soft. I'm 61, so anything that gives me sun protection and great skin is the best!

               
              5.0

              I have used this product for years and love it.

              By Mary

              from Homestead, Fl

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Long Lasting
              • Moisturizes Well

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Deep Moisturization

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

                I use it after washing my face and it makes my face feel great. It makes it feel soft and brings out a glow that last a long time.

                 
                5.0

                Lightweight and doesn't feel greasy like many moisturizers w

                By Ava Lou

                from Royersford, PA

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Absorbs Quickly
                • Effective Sun Protection
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Long Lasting
                • Moisturizes Well

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

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

                  Great daily moisturizer

                   
                  5.0

                  I love this product, using it for 3-4 years now ..

                  By Urmi

                  from Sugarland texas

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Absorbs Quickly
                  • Effective Sun Protection
                  • Moisturizes Well
                  • Not Greasy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • After Shower/Bath
                    • Daily Use

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

                    I use the product daily before makeup, before going out. It protects my skill n from sun

                     
                    5.0

                    great product

                    By nin

                    from pa

                    About Me Minimalist

                    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 SPF 30 / PA+++:

                      keeps skin feeling moist

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                      • 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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