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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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FREE Deluxe Invisiblur Prefecting Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 30 PA+ w/any $55 Murad purchase
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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MuradEnvironmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 / PA+++
 
4.5

(based on 112 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (64)
  • Moisturizes well (64)
  • Not greasy (60)
  • Absorbs quickly (58)
  • Smells great (55)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (37)
  • After shower/bath (27)
  • Deep moisturization (15)
  • Dry/chapped skin (15)
  • Winter dryness (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (29), Budget shopper (20), Beauty conscious (19), Survivalist / minimalist (18)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (10), Normal (6), Dry (4)

Reviewed by 112 customers

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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

             
            5.0

            Been purchasing for over a year now

            By MJ

            from Chicago, IL

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

                Daily use

                 
                2.0

                I wish..

                By Koala

                from El Paso, TX

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Effective Sun Protection
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Moisturizes Well

                Cons

                • Doesn't Absorb Well
                • Too Greasy Or Heavy

                Best Uses

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

                  This moisturizer is not for me, I have combination skin. It left a very greasy look behind..even on the dry parts of my face.

                   
                  5.0

                  This really works

                  By Muradforlife

                  from Grand Rapids, Michigan

                  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
                    • Deep Moisturization
                    • Dryness

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

                    I have dark pigment patches on my face from years of sun exposure. The patches get bigger during the summer on my forehead, I heard about this product from a friend and it completely makes the patches go away! I have to use this, and I tell everyone how I truly believe it works!

                     
                    4.0

                    This moisturizer rocks!

                    By LeighP

                    from Plano, TX

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

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

                      A facial specialist recomended this when I complained my regular moisturizer felt too heavy in the summer. It was great in July but I like it in January too! My skin is clear and dewy but not shiny.

                       
                      5.0

                      Sun spots!, What sun spots?

                      By Lbow

                      from Portland, OR

                      About Me Beauty Conscious, Minimalist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use

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

                        This product has gotten rid of my sun spots and added bounce back to my skin. Light weight has no smell thankfully and is perfect for me.

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                        7 Questions | 8 Answers
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                        • 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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