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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 178 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (66)
  • Smells great (49)
  • Lightweight (37)
  • Effective (35)
  • Improves skin texture (28)

Cons

  • Not effective (7)
  • Irritates skin (5)
  • No noticeable results (5)
  • Greasy (4)
  • Pricey / poor value (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (57)
  • Sun damage (30)
  • Women (23)
  • Fine lines (16)
  • Uneven skin tone (11)
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (3 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (44), Brand buyer (38), Beauty conscious (10), Survivalist / minimalist (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (26), 30 minutes (17), 1+ hour (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (10), Dry (4), Normal (3)

Reviewed by 178 customers

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5.0

looooove it.!!!!!

By erica

from Jacksonville

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Moisturizes
  • Softens Skin
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

    Great product.

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

    Not the product for me

    By Directly Speaking

    from Tallahassee, FL

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Greasy
    • Irritates Skin

    Best Uses

      Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

      I purchased primarily for brightening serum sample. Once I realized how oily products were I only used the serum. The serum lasted a week and irritated my skin so II was very happy when I finished. I like the citrus smell. I may use the moisturizer for another part of body.

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

      product is excellent, but very epensive

      By Lady K

      from Fayetteville, AR

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

        Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

        Love their products, but can't afford on a regular basis.

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

        GREAT STARTER'S KIT!

        By Koala Girl

        from Arlington, Texas

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Softens Skin
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

          I have been using this product for 6 weeks and I think it is amazing.

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

          I can honestly say it works really well with my skin.

          By Anita

          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
            • Sensitive Skin
            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

            I use it about two to three times a week to even out my skin tone, trying to get ot to go back to my natural color.

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

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Not sure how to use it no instructions

            By Angel

            from Ponchatoula LA

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Softens Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

              There are no instructions in the box and the writing on the containers is so small you can't read it or it's clear glass and you can't see anything. There are two step 2 containers which one am I supposed to use. It may work but you need to know how to use it.

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

              Heard about this line so I had to try it.

              By Gracey

              from DC

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Moisturizes

              Cons

              • Greasy

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Uneven Skin Tone

              Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

              So many women around my age (mid-twenties) have been talking about this product. I found that they all had one thing in common; Clear, bright, glowing, healthy-looking skin. I was curious and I have to say after about two weeks, I have seen improvements with the evenness of my skin tone. I never had terrible skin to begin with, but like I said, I've seen improvements. My girl friend was over one day, and asked me if I had put anything on my face, I asked her "why" after telling her I didn't and her response was "you're skin is glowing girl!" Lol so I guess it works. I plan on getting my mother some who is in her fifties to really test it out.

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

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Worked for me!

              By Nelda13

              from South Texas

              About Me Beauty Expert

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Uneven Skin Tone

                Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

                Wow, it works! I am 42 years old & still love doing my face everyday, but my 'spots' had become a challenge. I read the reviews plus based on my previous experience with Murad products, decided to give it a chance. In about 3 weeks my large forehead 'spot' is nearly gone. My husband thought i was going to bed with make up on because he could no longer see the darkness on my forehead. Wow.

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

                Love this product

                By Mooshu

                from San Francsico CA

                About Me Beauty Expert

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

                  Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

                  I enjoy this combination

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

                  (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Perfect!!

                  By Layla

                  from Maryland

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Sensitive Skin
                    • Uneven Skin Tone

                    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

                    I just bought this product yesterday and used it once. When I woke up this morning and looked in the mirror my face was glowing and it has already started to lighten up the dark acne spots on my cheeks. I am very pleased at the results. I don't write reviews often but for me to do so I really have to like the product. This is great, I feel more confident now in my appearance. BTW I am a light skinned African American if you are curious too know my skin type.

                    • Age:
                    • 30-44

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                    • 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
                    • Q:

                      Do you need to use a toner before step 2?
                      Asked on 4/11/2016 by Akhi from Saskatoon, Canada

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Dr. Murad believes that a toner helps to prepare and ready your skin for a serum. This helps your serum to penetrate deeper into the surface layer of the skin.

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

                      Hi! I'm 27 years old and I have laugh lines very noticeable. Will this product going to help me for that?
                      Asked on 4/9/2016 by Js from Puerto Rico

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        This kit could soften the lines. The better kit would be the Age Reform Starter Kit. Item #: 2289391
                        This kit is designed to help with hydration and plumping.

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

                      Do you recommend using this product on oily skin?
                      Asked on 3/12/2016 by Ana from Chicago, US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        This could depend on what all of your concerns might be. People who have oily skin and want to correct or protect from sun damage really love this kit.

                        Answered on 3/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Do I use both step 2's at same time?
                      Asked on 3/9/2016 by Jewels from Michigan

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        We recommend using Advanced Active Radiance Serum during the day and the Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum at night.

                        Answered on 3/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Will this kit work on women of color skin that deals with dark spots from pigment skin ? I have breakouts a lot on my chin I am 45 hours of age. Ultra gave me three different products to try , I want to know should I use philosophy peel on my face with your product to. Just want some help I spent 135.00 for to products. Please help thanks��
                      Asked on 1/3/2016 by Shell from Amarillo Texas

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this kit will work on any skin tone. When it speaks to brightening or lightening dark spots it means it will help bring your skin back to the color it was before your skin ever saw the sun. It will not change the skin tone you were born with.

                        Since our products have not been tested with using the philosophy peel we cannot speak to the effects it will have on your skin when you use both.

                        Answered on 1/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Will this product help with wrinkles as well as discoloration?
                      Asked on 12/27/2015 by Nik

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this product will help with wrinkles as well as discoloration. This is one of Murad's ant-aging lines. While it targets discoloration each product is also designed to combat the signs of aging.

                        Answered on 1/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Will this product compliment Bio-Light Therapy?
                      Asked on 12/27/2015 by SkinCare Buff from Los Angeles, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        These products have not been tested with Bio-Light Therapy, therefore we are unable to say if they would compliment each other.

                        Answered on 1/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
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