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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 273 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (140)
  • Non-greasy (88)
  • Evens out skin tone (87)
  • Noticeable results (77)
  • Lightweight (49)

Cons

  • Bad smell (23)
  • No noticeable results (17)
  • Irritates skin (16)
  • Not effective (11)
  • Doesn't work (6)

Best Uses

  • Sun damage (79)
  • Uneven skin tone (53)
  • Daily use (51)
  • Sensitive skin (19)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (79), Budget shopper (75), Beauty conscious (54), Survivalist / minimalist (17), Beauty expert (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Normal (30), Combination (29), Oily (11), Dry (8)

Reviewed by 273 customers

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4.0

I would buy it again.

By Papeon

from St. Louis, MO

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy
  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Uneven Skin Tone

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

    I use this at night to absorb better into my skin.

    • Skin Type:
    • Normal
     
    4.0

    This works!

    By Adri

    from San Diego, Ca.

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightens Brown Spots
    • 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 been using this product morning and night for one week now and I am already seeing a difference. I have melasma from my pregnancy that never went away. This product has reduced those spots in just one week. What an amazing product!

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

      Pricey but working

      By Lala

      from Tulare county CA

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Redness/ Blotchiness
        • Uneven Skin Tone

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

        Day and night application

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

        Wow -- Very surprised about this Miracle Worker

        By Heather

        from Cincinnati, Ohio

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Brown Spots
            • Daily Use
            • Uneven Skin Tone

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

            I am at the age where I am noticing brown spots on my face. The last straw was when I saw a small brown spot forming on the bridge of my nose. I should have snapped some before and after pictures, because in 8 days -- it was gone. I have two other long-term (3 years old) brown spots. They are lighter but still visible. I might update this review, when I have more concrete results regarding those spots. For a dark spot diminishing product, this has worked the best; and I have tried 5 other products.

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

            This works for African American skintones

            By Bayou bab

            from Dallas , Tx

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Non-Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Uneven Skin Tone

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

              It is hard to find a product that actually lightens discoloration on darker skin tones but this product works. I have used this product for 6 months and will continue to use it.

              • Skin Type:
              • Oily
              • Age:
              • 45-59
               
              3.0

              Good but not perfect

              By Sandy

              from Rosenberg TX

              About Me Beauty Expert

              Pros

              • Lightens
              • Non-Greasy
              • Soothes Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Uneven Skin Tone

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

                It seems to noticeably fade my freckles and age spots, but if I apply anything (moisturizer, primer or makeup) too soon after putting this on, it all flakes off. It's a little annoying and makes me feel like wasted product is falling off.

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

                sorta

                By pam

                from ohio

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

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

                    I just started using...maybe starting to see slight lightening of dark spot.

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

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    It's only been a week, and my husband noticed a difference

                    By Snickers

                    from San Jose

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Non-Greasy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Redness/ Blotchiness
                      • Uneven Skin Tone

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

                      Great product

                      • Age:
                      • 45-59
                       
                      1.0

                      Don't waste your money

                      By Iljenn2

                      from Iowa

                      About Me Beauty Conscious

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Bad Smell
                        • Not Effective

                        Best Uses

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

                          I have been using this product day and night for about 6 weeks. No skipped applications. I have seen zero results to sun damage on my forehead. I have seen quite a few breakouts since I started using it. I plan on continuing use since I forked over $60 for it, but I don't have high hopes. I will gladly update my review if it magically decides to work.

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

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Hoping that it shields me from the environment

                          By THREE LITTLE HARKINS

                          from SAN DIEGO, CA

                          About Me Beauty Conscious

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Lightweight
                          • Moisturizes
                          • Non-Greasy
                          • Softens Skin

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Daily Use

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

                            I use the whole orange line from Murad. I like this serum because it does seem to smooth my skin, makes it glow, and my face feels good when I use it. My only issue is that if you're in a hurry, it's not a good thing. I wake, wash my face, apply serum, then apply lotion. I have to wait at least 10 minutes between the serum and lotion. Otherwise, there's pilling of the product. You can see the product come off in your hands and then if you're applying foundation, that comes off in your hands (like you're exfoliating...gross, I know).

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

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                            • Q:

                              I purchased this serum in the past and have noticed a difference, slightly, with daily use on acne scars. I still get breakouts occasionally, and I'm wondering if I should try the lightening serum for acne when I repurchase? I don't know if it will be as strong as the rapid age spot lightening serum and would prefer to continue to see results in lightening my hyper pigmentation. Is the acne version as strong?
                              Asked on 7/28/2016 by Salena from WI

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                The acne version contains ingredients that continue to help reduce acne. It is great for someone who still gets breakouts. However, Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum works faster because of the additional peptide.

                                Answered on 8/2/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                            • Q:

                              I've been looking into products that evens the skin tone, so does it really help lighten your skin ?
                              Asked on 7/21/2016 by Lovebb from Long beach

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                People who use this product see a difference in their skin within 1-2 weeks.

                                Answered on 7/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                            • Q:

                              I have what is called "pock marks" on my cheeks from old acne. I no longer get acne ...my "acne holes" arent that noticeable but can be when under the sun or different camera angles. Will this work to help fade away those marks? Im currently using "rapid collagen infusion" for forehead wrinkles.
                              Asked on 7/21/2016 by Jay from New orleans, la

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                This product is designed to lighten and fade dark pigmentation. Often scars caused by acne will leave an indentation in the skin. This product will not raise an indentation.

                                Answered on 7/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                            • Q:

                              Would this product work to fade dark spots from shaving the bikini area?
                              Asked on 7/13/2016 by Mesh from NC

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                It can be used in the area closest to the leg. We recommend keeping it away from labial folds and mucous membranes.

                                Answered on 7/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                            • Q:

                              Can I use this on my underarms?
                              Asked on 6/29/2016 by Marlene

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Yes, you can. This can lighten the dark pigmentation found under the underarms.

                                Answered on 7/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                            • Q:

                              What color is the serum supposed to be. I bought the travel size and the liquid is an orange/brown color... but the picture online looks clear.
                              Asked on 6/28/2016 by Brooke

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Sometimes oxygen can get in the bottle and oxidize (change) the color. The serum is still good to use.

                                Answered on 6/28/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                            • Q:

                              Can you use this serum on face freckles??
                              Asked on 6/13/2016 by Riley from Dallas

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Yes, you can. This was designed to lighten and brighten skin discoloration like sun spots, freckles and dark scars.

                                Answered on 6/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                            • Q:

                              can use rapid age spot with gentel cleanser and illuminating day cream SPF 30 to reduse melasma?
                              Asked on 6/3/2016 by Heshu from Iraq

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Yes, many people with melasma have seen great results when using Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum.

                                Answered on 6/8/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                            • Q:

                              Can I use this for acne scars on my chest?
                              Asked on 5/29/2016 by Louise from California, US

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Yes, you can for any discoloration. Make sure you use an SPF 30 during the day so that they don't get darker.

                                Answered on 5/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                            • Q:

                              I am using retin a for acne which I apply every night before bed. When can I use the lightening serum? Can I use it at night also?
                              Asked on 5/16/2016 by Jackie from Philadelphia

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                If you are a long time user of retin a (have used it for 6 months - 1 year) then you can use your retin a at night and Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening during the day.
                                If you are new to using retin a we do not recommend using Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening and we do not recommend layering them.

                                Answered on 5/17/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
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