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

Murad

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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MuradEnvironmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 / PA+++
 
4.5

(based on 97 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (50)
  • Moisturizes well (50)
  • Not greasy (48)
  • Absorbs quickly (46)
  • Smells great (46)

Cons

  • Greasy (6)
  • Pricey / poor value (5)
  • Doesn't absorb well (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (26)
  • After shower/bath (23)
  • Dry/chapped skin (15)
  • Deep moisturization (12)
  • Winter dryness (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (29), Budget shopper (20), Beauty conscious (15), Survivalist / minimalist (9)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (10), Normal (6), Dry (4)

Reviewed by 97 customers

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5.0

Love it

By Michelle

from Mesa az

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

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

    Great product for Arizona sun!

     
    5.0

    Very good

    By Jaye

    from Long Island new york

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Deep Moisturization

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

      Very good product

       
      5.0

      Love it.

      By Chefmomie88

      from OB, NJ

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Moisturizes Well
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

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

        I wear this for years. Love it.

         
        5.0

        Great product!!!

        By Pam the Cat Lady

        from Austin, TX

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • 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+++:

          I use this product because it is a moisturizer with sunscreen. Yay!

           
          5.0

          I would buy this product again

          By Di

          from Wichita, KS

          About Me Want products that are not tested on animals

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Effective Sun Protection
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Has no fragrance!
          • Moisturizes Well
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

          • It is too costly.

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

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

          I use it daily.

           
          5.0

          I love this moisturizer. It works great under any make up!

          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+++:

            If you don't want to put on a foundation you are still protected.

             
            4.0

            Feels great on your face

            By Maria lovin' life

            from Clark, NJ

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • 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+++:

              It's a good product to use before walking out the door in the morning.

               
              3.0

              Good sunscreen? Yes. Good moisturizer? No.

              By Ciara

              from Natchez, MS

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

              I gave this 3 stars just because it does protect the skin from sun. However, I bought this as a moisturizer because of all the good reviews I have seen. I used a smaller than a dime sized amount, and it still makes my face look oily (And I have a dry skin type). The texture is very greasy and makes me feel grimy. Would not purchase again except to use soley as a sunscreen. Maybe.

               
              3.0

              Not my favorite

              By Tamra

              from Utah

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Moisturizes Well
              • Smells Great

              Cons

              • Too Greasy or Heavy

              Best Uses

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

                I bought it for sun damage and skin lightening product. Its to heavy and makes my make up move during the day.

                 
                5.0

                Best Face Sun-Protectant

                By Rose

                from Seattle, WA

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

                Hands down! The BEST sunscreen for my face. I have dry skin that tends to break out whenever I apply sunscreen to my face. I tried a deluxe sample size of this product which lasted me several weeks so a little does go a long way. The consistency is thin, a little greasy, but I felt it absorbed very well into my skin. I also used this product as a makeup primer. Not sure if it affected the longevity of my makeup but the products went on a lot smoother and blended easier after the application of this product. My only concern is the high price tag for the amount that you get which is the only thing holding me back from purchasing a full size!!!

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                • 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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