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Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit

Murad

Environmental Shield Starter Kit

Item #: 2219223

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Environmental Shield Starter Kit is a complete Murad Environmental Shield regimen designed to free skin of dullness, dark spots and wrinkles for a younger looking complexion and to protect skin from environmental damage as part of Dr. Murad's Inclusive Health System of care.

Dermatologist developed. Tested on people, not animals.

A $77 Value!

Environmental Shield Starter Kit includes:
  • Essential-C Cleanser (1.5 oz.)
  • Active Radiance Serum (0.33 oz.)
  • Rapid Age Spot & Pigment Lightening Serum (0.25 oz.)
  • Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA+++ (0.7 oz.)
Essential-C Cleanser: Massage a small amount over dampened face and neck. Rinse with warm water and pat dry. Follow with a Murad Step 2 treatment

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

Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 I PA+++: Apply liberally to face, neck and chest.

Rapid Age Spot & Pigment Lightening Serum: Massage evenly over clean face, neck and chest. Follow with a Murad Step 3 moisturizer.

Precautions: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.
Essential-C Cleanser: Water (Aqua), Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Aminomethyl Propanol, Polysorbate 20, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Panthenol, Phospholipids, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Ascorbic Acid, Chitosan, Rice Amino Acids, Zinc Aspartate, Allantoin, Sodium PCA, Lactose, Cellulose, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Propyl Gallate, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Limonene, Linalool, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Ferula Galbaniflua (Galbanum) Resin Oil, Fragrance (Parfum), Iron Oxides (CI 77492).

Active Radiance Serum: Water (Aqua), Glycolic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Cyclopentasiloxane, Urea, Yeast Amino Acids, Trehalose, Inositol, Taurine, Betaine, Hydrolyzed Opuntia Ficus Indica Flower Extract, Hexapeptide-2, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters, Jojoba Esters, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Enantia Chlorantha (Bark) Extract, Oleanolic Acid, Ectoin, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Biotin, Mannitol, Zinc Gluconate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Ascorbic Acid, Chitosan, Propyl Gallate, Methyl Diisopropyl Propionamide, Ethyl Menthane Carboxamide, Menthyl Lactate, Lauryl Laurate, Hydroxyethyl Behenamidopropyl Dimonium Chloride, Ethylhexylglycerin, Silica, Xanthan Gum, PPG-26-Buteth-26, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Limonene, Fragrance (Parfum), Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Orange 4 (CI 15510).

Rapid Age Spot & Pigment Lightening Serum: 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).

Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectruym SPF 30 / PA+++: 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 Starter Kit
 
4.1

(based on 224 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smells great (71)
  • Lightweight (69)
  • Easy to use (66)
  • Non-greasy (49)
  • Moisturizes (46)

Cons

  • Not effective (13)
  • Irritates skin (9)
  • Greasy (6)
  • No noticeable results (5)
  • Pricey / poor value (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (90)
  • Uneven skin tone (36)
  • Sun damage (30)
  • Women (23)
  • Sensitive skin (22)
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (3 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (44), Brand buyer (38), Beauty conscious (32), Survivalist / minimalist (25), Skin care professional (4)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (26), 30 minutes (17), 1+ hour (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (39), Normal (9), Oily (8), Dry (7)

Reviewed by 224 customers

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5.0

Love this product. Day 4 and already seeing results !

By Ellen

from Cleveland Ohio

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Moisturizes

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Redness/ Blotchiness
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

    Daily

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

    Great product

    By Jackie

    from Houston Tx

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Moisturizes
    • Non-Greasy
    • Smells Great
    • Softens Skin
    • Soothes Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Uneven Skin Tone

      Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

      I really like this product and it is great for my discoloration!

      • Skin Type:
      • Oily
      • Age:
      • 18-29
       
      2.0

      Too greasy. No results after 2 weeks.

      By julie

      from Miami, FL

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Greasy
        • Heavy
        • Irritates Skin
        • Not Effective

        Best Uses

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

          I was recommended using this kit by an Ulta store seller. She said to me it will brighten as well as soften my skin. After 2 weeks of using, my skin is constantly greasy, which is very uncomfortable and makes me hard to sleep. Besides, there's no sign of my skin brightened and softened. I decide to stop using this (even the kit still has a lot left) while I'm writing this review. Hopefully it helps ladies out there considering carefully before buying Murad which is quite expensive.

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

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Works quickly!

          By DS28

          from Fairview Heights, IL

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes
          • Non-Greasy
          • Smells Great
          • Softens Skin
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

            I just purchased this 5 days ago and have used it twice per day and I kid you not that the blotches on my forehead from sun damage are about 80% better. I have 1 very dark (almost black) spot on my cheek and it is already about 25% lighter. I cannot believe it. I've purchased and used $200 Rodman & Fields prior to trying this and the results were great but nowhere near as fast as this.

            My only complaint is not about the product but the sales associates at Ulta. I had to pull up the web page for every item I purchased that day to show them that I was supposed to receive a free gift and of course NONE of the free gift items were available. I'm going to purchase this awesome product elsewhere from now on. I am also wondering why the women that work there wear SO MUCH makeup. They look like clowns. My 10-year-old daughter even asked me about it.

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

            I love ❤️ it.

            By Abi

            from Los Angeles CA

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Moisturizes
            • Non-Greasy
            • Smells Great
            • Softens Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
              • Sensitive Skin
              • Uneven Skin Tone

              Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

              Daily, Day and night.

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

              Love this starter kit.

              By Gigi

              from Kansas City

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

              Like the small sizes for travel.

               
              4.0

              Once the 30 day supply is used up, I will consider

              By Bijou

              from Atlanta, GA

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Moisturizes
              • Softens Skin
              • Soothes Skin

              Cons

              • high dollar procuct

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Uneven Skin Tone

              Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

              I use this morning and night. I have noticed a big improvement in a short period of time

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination
              • Age:
              • 45-59
               
              4.0

              It works!

              By Jax

              from Jersey

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Moisturizes
              • Non-Greasy

              Cons

              • Expensive​

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Enlarged Pores
              • Uneven Skin Tone

              Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

              I have been using this product twice a day for my dark spots. I have noticed that they are fading away which is wonderful! Despite the fact that this product works, I feel it is too expensive for the limited amount that is included for the price. I will consider looking for a less expensive alternative.

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

              This has really helped my skin. I use this as my morning

              By Shay

              from Raleigh NC

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy
              • Softens Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Uneven Skin Tone

                Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

                I use this ever morning has my daily routine. Leaves ur skin glowing all day and not to greasy or heavy.

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

                Good Buy!

                By Bernie

                from North Carolina

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Moisturizes
                • Softens Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

                  I use it once at night and once in the morning.

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

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                  • Q:

                    Is this a great product for dark patches on the skin, under eye circles, and fine lines under the eyes, I am 28 by the way?
                    Asked on 5/31/2017 by Jenny from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This started kit will definitely help even skin tone and hydrate fine lines. Because the eye area is more sensitive, I would also recommend an eye cream to address your specific eye concerns. Environmental Shield Essential-C Eye Cream SPF 15 / PA++ would be great during the day and Instant Radiance Eye Cream is amazing at night. Remember to use just a small amount and apply along the orbital bone area only.

                      Answered on 5/31/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    One of the girls from the store told me that it would work for the small bumps on the skin(i don't know what they are called but they're tiny bumps all over the skin and some whit comes out of them) is that true? Would it also work with those or what is recommended for that?
                    Asked on 4/23/2017 by Daniela Arvizu from Three Rivers Texas

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The Environmental Shield starter kit definitely exfoliates and brightens the skin. It sounds like you're referring to small white heads on your skin and although the kit would help I think using either Acne Clearing Solution (oiler skin) or Advanced Acne & Wrinkle Reducer (dehydrated skin) would better target your skin issues.

                      Answered on 4/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    I have dry and oily skin, pores, redness and dark spots on skin, do you recommend this product to me?
                    Asked on 4/19/2017 by Jess from Los Ángeles

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The Environmental Shield Starter Kit would help with dryness, redness and the dark spots. I would also add into your regimen the MattEffect Blotting Perfector, you can apply it onto the oily areas of your face throughout the day to control shine.

                      Answered on 4/24/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    I have some acne, but also red spots and uneven skin would this product help?
                    Asked on 4/11/2017 by kat from montclair, ca

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, I would continue treating the acne but then treat the pigmentation at night with the Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum.

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

                    Do you use the cleanser and moisture cream only at night or do you use the 3 steps both night and morning
                    Asked on 3/6/2017 by Melinda from Christiansburg, Va

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We recommend using all 3 at night and the cleanser and moisturizer during the day.

                      Answered on 3/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    I currently use rodan & fields reverse. I have several spots of melasma on my face. How does this compare with the rodan & fields or is there another product you would recommend?
                    Asked on 1/24/2017 by Missy from Harrisonburg, VA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Dr. Murad cannot speak to the rodan & fields products. He can only speak to Murad products.
                      This kit contains Murad's number 1 product, Rapid Age Spot & Pigment Lightening Serum, which contains the gold standard ingredient to fade and lighten spots.

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

                    Why are there 2 step 2's in starter kit?
                    Asked on 12/26/2016 by Nette from Texas

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum is for use at night. Advanced Active Radiance Serum is for daytime.

                      Answered on 12/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    Could I use any other cleanser and moisturizer with sun screen?
                    Asked on 5/15/2016 by Bb

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, you can, although this kit comes with both a cleanser and a moisturizer with SPF.

                      Answered on 5/16/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    Is this product okay to use if you have sensitive skin and Rosacea ?
                    Asked on 5/11/2016 by May from Florida

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This kit is very active and not recommended for someone with sensitive skin or rosacea. A more gentle and hydrating kit would be the Age Reform Starter Kit. Item #: 2289391
                      You could also check out the Redness Therapy collection. IT doe not have a kit but you can browse products by starting here: Item #: 2146523

                      Answered on 5/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    I should still use a primer before I apply foundation right?
                    Asked on 4/15/2016 by carolyn from st.louis mo

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, if you like to use a primer before applying your foundation you would use it after the step 3 in this kit.

                      Answered on 5/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
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