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Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum

Murad

Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum

Item #: 2082341 Size: 1.0 oz

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85% of Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum users saw spots lighten in just 1 week.* Hydroquinone fades dark spots, age spots and freckles while Hexapeptide-2, an advanced skin-lightening peptide helps even skin tone. Glycolic acid exfoliates to remove dead skin cells, helping the active ingredient to penetrate quickly for faster results.

Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum is recommended as the Step 2 treatment in any Murad Environmental Shield regimen, and targets dark spots and skin discoloration as part of Dr. Murad's Inclusive Health system of care.

*In a Murad sponsored study. Individual results will vary. Study results on file.

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

Massage evenly over clean face, neck and chest. Follow with a Murad Step 3 moisturizer.

Precautions: For external use only.
Active Ingredient: Hydroquinone 2.0%. Inactive Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Alcohol Denat., Glycolic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Methyl Gluceth-10, Dextran, Hexapeptide-2, Rice Amino Acids, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Urea, Yeast Amino Acids, Trehalose, Inositol, Taurine, Betaine, Zinc Gluconate, Ascorbic Acid, Chitosan, Propyl Gallate, Nonoxynol-10, Lecithin, Tocopherol, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Palmitoyl Hydroxypropyltrimonium Amylopectin/Glycerin Crosspolymer, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Chitosan PCA, Allantoin, Polyquaternium-10, Sodium Metabisulfite, Sodium Sulfite, Sodium Hydroxide, PPG-26-Buteth-26, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Disodium EDTA, Limonene, Linalool, Fragrance (Parfum).

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MuradEnvironmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum
 
4.1

(based on 337 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (140)
  • Non-greasy (127)
  • Lightweight (89)
  • Evens out skin tone (87)
  • Noticeable results (77)

Cons

  • Bad smell (33)
  • Irritates skin (18)
  • No noticeable results (17)
  • Not effective (15)
  • Doesn't work (6)

Best Uses

  • Uneven skin tone (100)
  • Daily use (94)
  • Sun damage (79)
  • Sensitive skin (27)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (24)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (85), Brand buyer (79), Budget shopper (75), Survivalist / minimalist (38), Beauty expert (7)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (57), Normal (48), Dry (18), Oily (16)

Reviewed by 337 customers

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4.0

Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot Remover

By Micole

from Riverview, MI

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Non-Greasy

Cons

  • Bad Smell

Best Uses

  • Daily Use
  • Uneven Skin Tone

Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

Use in p.m. Have been using this for two weeks. Haven't noticed much improvement yet. I'll give it more of a chance.

  • Skin Type:
  • Combination
  • Age:
  • 60+
 
5.0

Pricey but works

By Ruthless

from Miami

Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

I have very fair skin which is sensative, over time I have some age spots and purple marks. This has greatly improved and diminished the age spots on my face, around my eyes and even on my chest. But without breaking me out or irritating my skin.

 
5.0

Works super well! I can definitely a difference!

By mkwatkins82

from Salt Lake City, UT

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Softens Skin
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

  • Takes a while to dry, use at night

Best Uses

  • Redness/ Blotchiness
  • Uneven Skin Tone

Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

I can only use this at night as a treatment. Definitely need to use a moisturizer with this product.

  • Skin Type:
  • Normal
  • Age:
  • 30-44
 
4.0

Would buy this product again

By Jen

from Pittsburgh, pa

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

  • Bad Smell

Best Uses

  • Daily Use

Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

I have used this product for over a week and have noticed my dark spots are lighter and some have disappeared.

  • Skin Type:
  • Combination
  • Age:
  • 30-44

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

It does make a difference!

By rieuchida

from Orlando, FL

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • lightens age spots
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

    When a consultant recommended this product, I was very skeptical. I have prominent age spots and I have tried everything! I gave it a try and it has lightened my age spots better than anything else I have tried over the counter! I use it under my make-up and before going to bed. If you have light age spots, it will do the trick. If they are really bad (like mine), it will lighten them up enough that you will notice!

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 60+
     
    1.0

    After 2 weeks using twice a day, no change, age spots- face

    By Pam

    from Louisville

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Not Effective

      Best Uses

        Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

        May work after being used in 4 weeks, but says on pkg it shows a difference in 1 week--not so.

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
        • Age:
        • 60+

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Wish I could give it zero stars- sunburn!!

        By Naomi544

        from OR

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Harsh
          • Increases sun sensitivity
          • Irritates Skin

          Best Uses

            Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

            I have a lot of freckles and wanted to lighten them a bit. Thankfully I only bought the trial size of this product as after using it for 3 days, I will never again put this on my skin. I am very careful in the sun using SPF 100 on my face and reapplying constantly, wearing a big hat, staying in the shade, etc. I was outdoors for a couple hours and this caused one of the worst sunburns I've had. If you're going to use this, maybe only use it in winter or stay indoors permanently.

            • Skin Type:
            • Combination
            • Age:
            • 30-44
             
            5.0

            It really works!

            By AudCoco

            from Youngstown, OH

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Effective
            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Uneven Skin Tone

              Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

              I have used this product twice a day since I bought it a few weeks ago and it has really worked for me. My dark spots have been minimized and my skin tone is more even. I would definitely recommend for anyone who has trouble with dark spots.

              • Skin Type:
              • Dry
              • Age:
              • 18-29
               
              4.0

              Nice product

              By Mrs. Awesome

              from Bryan,TX

              About Me Skin Care Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Redness/ Blotchiness
                • Sensitive Skin
                • Uneven Skin Tone

                Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

                I use this product at night with my other Murad products. I have noticed a big difference in the pigmentation on my face and even some on the back of my hands. It takes out the redness of blemishes and seems to help them heal a little faster than usual. I like this product a lot but I had to take a star away for the smell and I can be a bit challenging applying.

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                • Age:
                • 30-44
                 
                5.0

                I saw results in about a week! Has really help my dark spots

                By Nickname

                from My location

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Softens Skin
                • Soothes Skin

                Cons

                • Sticky, can't wear on it's own!

                Best Uses

                • Every night! Not during day because of sun!

                Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

                Amazing product!

                • Skin Type:
                • Normal
                • Age:
                • 18-29

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                • Q:

                  what is the difference between this and the murad Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel? I am of African descent and have dark spots left from poking my pimples (whoops) and would like to get rid of them fast. can either of the products work?

                  Also, I have dark spots on my chest. so, would I put the product on face and chest or face, neck and chest?

                  thanks
                  Asked on 6/18/2017 by african queen from usa

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    There are just a few formula differences but I would recommend the Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum. And yes it can be applied to your face, neck and chest. But keep in mind, when you are using this product you must be diligent with using a daily daytime moisturizer.

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

                  I have dark acne scars over my body (I have an medium complexion), none of this is due to sun damage-but will it still help?
                  Asked on 6/15/2017 by Beauty Guru from Dallas, TX

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum will help with any post acne pigment. You will need to be consistent with applying it daily and proper sunscreen is a must.

                    Answered on 6/15/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  hi can i use this product only on dark spots instead of whole face
                  I heard hydroquinone can be harmful, so i want to use as little as possible
                  Asked on 5/11/2017 by stef from saunderstown ri

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum is designed to use all over the face but if you like it is ok to just apply onto the pigmented areas. Just some added information on hydroquinone, since 1982, hydroquinone has been recognized as safe and effective by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as an OTC (over the counter) topical agent used to reduce hyperpigmentation.

                    Answered on 5/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  Can I use this serum in the morning along with an anti-aging serum?
                  Asked on 5/2/2017 by Skinisin from West Hills, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We recommend using Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum at night. Please note when on any lightening treatment be very diligent with sunscreen daily.

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

                  How long does the product stay good for? If I buy a backup, but still have half a bottle, will the new one last that long or is it recommended to purchase it only if you intend to use it immediately?
                  Asked on 4/26/2017 by AbraKaPokus from USA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    That's a great idea. When you purchase your back up please take a look at the back of the box and you'll see an expiration date.

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

                  I use this product only in my night routine, I don't use a moisturizer I use an oil on my face, is that ok ?
                  Asked on 4/16/2017 by Angie from Los Angeles

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, just make sure the Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum is completely absorbed into the skin before using your nightly oil.

                    Answered on 4/17/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  Can this be used for body scars?
                  Asked on 4/13/2017 by Eri from Jefferson City

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes it can help lighten recent body scars. Please note, if the area is exposed to the sun it's very important to apply sunscreen.

                    Answered on 4/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  Can the Rapid age spot and pigment lightening serum be used while using retinol cream?
                  (under the retinol)
                  Asked on 3/10/2017 by xoxo from nm

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Dr. Murad recommends switching them off, 1 day use the Retinol Youth Renewal Serum and the next day use Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum.

                    Answered on 3/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  Can this be used on the brow bone and in the crease of the upper eyelids? I have noticable sun damage discoloration there.
                  Asked on 2/18/2017 by Luann

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This product contains ingredients that are active. It has not been tested for use around the eye therefore we cannot recommend to use it on the browbone or crease of the lid.

                    Answered on 2/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  Does this product help with red acne marks left on skin?
                  Asked on 2/16/2017 by Clear skin

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, it will!

                    Answered on 2/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
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