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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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FREE deluxe sample Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum with any $55 Murad purchase (offer valid 2/19/17-3/11/17 or while supplies last)

FREE deluxe sample Rapid Age Spot & Pigment Lightening Serum w/any $55 Murad purchase
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 301 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (140)
  • Non-greasy (104)
  • Evens out skin tone (87)
  • Noticeable results (77)
  • Lightweight (66)

Cons

  • Bad smell (27)
  • Irritates skin (17)
  • No noticeable results (17)
  • Not effective (14)
  • Doesn't work (6)

Best Uses

  • Sun damage (79)
  • Uneven skin tone (74)
  • Daily use (70)
  • Sensitive skin (21)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (18)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (79), Budget shopper (75), Beauty conscious (66), Survivalist / minimalist (27), Beauty expert (5)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (39), Normal (36), Dry (15), Oily (15)

Reviewed by 301 customers

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5.0

I'm a believer

By Mullybird

from Austin, Tx

About Me Minimalist

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

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

      I am a 49yr old woman who has age spots on my face. They've bugged me, but have never thought to do anything about it until recently reading reviews of this product. I've been using this nightly for one month and I cannot believe it, but my age spots are noticeably faded. (I took before pictures and compared.)I suspect after a month or two they will be completely faded. I can't believe it- my face looks so much younger and clearer without those spots. I am a happy consumer! Well worth the expense.

      • Skin Type:
      • Normal
      • Age:
      • 45-59

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      No results after 4 months :(

      By Rach

      from Salt Lake City

      About Me Minimalist

      Pros

        Cons

        • Not Effective

        Best Uses

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

          I have a brown spot on my cheek that showed up while I was pregnant last year and never went away. I've been using this stuff every night religiously for 4 months. Still waiting for some results. I'll finish the bottle because it's expensive and I reallyyyy want it to work...but I've kind of lost hope.

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
          • Age:
          • 18-29
           
          5.0

          I will buy this product again

          By Diane

          from Pensacola Florida

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Uneven Skin Tone

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

            Works on spots

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

            This works!!!

            By Adware

            from San Jose, CA

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Uneven Skin Tone

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

              OMG!!!! This stuff works ! I love it and I just bought more! Faded lots of spots on my face!
              Thank You !

              • Skin Type:
              • Oily
              • Age:
              • 45-59
               
              5.0

              Works on even large dark spots

              By J Lee

              from Chandler, AZ

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Effective
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Heavy

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Dark Spots

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

              I was skeptical about this product but I use it on my arms, hands, and face. I am fair skinned and have tons of freckles. It has lightened and in some cases completely cleared the freckles/spots on my arms, hands, and face. Bigger/darker spots will take longer and more treatment to clear.

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

              This really works!

              By Joni

              from Walkersville, MD

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Moisturizes
              • Non-Greasy
              • Softens Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Redness/ Blotchiness
                • Uneven Skin Tone

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

                I use this 2x a day and my dark spots are noticeably lighter, actually almost compleyely gone. As a 60 year old, my skin looks even and fabulous!

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

                Great swap for a prescription product.

                By Ali

                from San Diego

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Moisturizes
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                • Bad Smell

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Uneven Skin Tone

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

                I was using a prescription serum from my dermatologist that was 6% hydroquinone. This is only 2% but is also more than half of the price, so I'm giving it a try. So far it has done what it says. It does have an off putting smell but once it's dry you don't notice it anymore. I use it every night.

                • Skin Type:
                • Dry
                • Age:
                • 18-29
                 
                3.0

                Too Harsh

                By SheRee

                from Windsor Looks, CT

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Irritates Skin

                  Best Uses

                  • Uneven Skin Tone

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

                  I didn't like this product, it is way too harsh for my skin and it is also way overpriced.

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

                  (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  It's my first time trying this product

                  By Chrissi

                  from Phoenix

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Soothes Skin

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Uneven Skin Tone

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

                    I'm trying it for the first time, I've heard good things about it, really hoping that I get good results with it.

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Combination
                    • Age:
                    • 30-44
                     
                    3.0

                    I have not seen results after a couple weeks of use...

                    By Siu

                    from Sugar Land, TX

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Heavy

                      Best Uses

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

                        It is sticky and feels like applying glue on the face - if it works I really don't mind. However, I have not seen noticeable results yet, after a couple weeks of use...

                        • Skin Type:
                        • Normal
                        • Age:
                        • 45-59

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                        • Q:

                          Can I use this product twice a day?

                          Asked on 1/22/2017 by MJ from Sacramento, US

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, you can. Remember to always wear an SPF 30 during the day to protect your skin from UVA/UVB rays.

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

                          I am currently using Tretinoin and onexton for acne treatment, is this product safe to layer along with these?
                          Asked on 1/15/2017 by Kels from New Castle, DE

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            We always recommend you speak with your doctor before adding a new product into your routine when you are using any prescriptions.

                            Answered on 1/23/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                        • Q:

                          I take Metrogel nightly and was wondering if I should only use this in the daytime or can I use it with it at night? Thank you!
                          Asked on 1/12/2017 by MissZombie

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            We always recommend you speak with your prescribing doctor before adding a new product into your routine.

                            Answered on 1/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                        • Q:

                          After applying product, do you rinse? What is the next step in skin care routine?
                          Asked on 12/18/2016 by Andy from Arcadia, CA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            After you apply this product you would wait for it to dry down (30 seconds - 1 minute). Then you would follow with a moisturizer. For daytime make sure to use one with an SPF of 30.

                            Answered on 12/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                        • Q:

                          Can I use clinique moisturizer or other moisturizers with this product safely?
                          Asked on 12/13/2016 by Olivia from Idaho

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, you may.

                            Answered on 12/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                        • Q:

                          Can I use this product with my Murad Hydro-Dynamic Quenching Essence? If I can use it do I apply it before or after this serum?
                          Asked on 12/7/2016 by Iris from NYC

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, you can. Use your Hydro-Dynamic Quenching Essence first and follow with this serum.

                            Answered on 12/9/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                        • Q:

                          I have melasma from 4 pregnancies as well as sun damage. I have tried mostly everything for the melasma. Will this help?
                          Asked on 12/4/2016 by Beauty from CO

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, this was designed to lighten both sun damage and melasma. Dr. Murad recommends using an SPF of at least 30 during the day to get the best results.

                            Answered on 12/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                        • Q:

                          I've been using this serum and do see a noticeable difference in the darkness of the brown spots on my face. My question is whether the results I already have will be permanent or is continued use required to keep the darkness from coming back?
                          Asked on 11/28/2016 by Melissa from Richmond, VA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            According to Dr. Murad, spots we see from the sun is damage that happened when we were younger and is now coming to the surface of the skin. This means that while you are currently seeing a difference in the darkness more could appear. This product also prevents further damage.

                            Answered on 11/29/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                        • Q:

                          Couple of questions. I am 49 and have fair color sensitive and dry complexion. I am also starting menopause. 1st off, age spots are really "age spots" or damage from the sun? I have had these spots for years! Also, I plan on purchasing the lightening serum but wondered if I have a spray tan on my face would the serum somehow prevent the spray tan from taking on parts of the face that have the serum? (I would not use the serum when I have a spray tan. I would use the serum for a while, wait a week then get a spray tan) and how about the sun? I wouldn't put the serum on and go out in the sun. However, could past use of the serum prevent tanning in that area?
                          Asked on 11/27/2016 by Toni

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Age spots and sun spots are basically the same thing - damage caused by the sun and the environment. Dr. Murad always recommends using the serum all over the face otherwise you could create a "halo" effect around the dark spot. He also recommends that you use an SPF of at least 30 and keep out of the sun. This poduct will not keep you from tanning or using a spray tan. However, if you do tan your face in the sun it will continue to cause sun damage and make the spots darker again.

                            Answered on 11/29/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                        • Q:

                          Can I use a vitamin c serum after using this product and before putting on my moisturizer?
                          Asked on 11/18/2016 by Iris from NYC

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Dr. Murad does not recommend you layering another serum with this product as it is very active on its own. You can use this serum at night and your Vit C serum during the day.

                            Answered on 11/28/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
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