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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 191 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (66)
  • Smells great (56)
  • Lightweight (47)
  • Effective (35)
  • Improves skin texture (28)

Cons

  • Not effective (8)
  • Irritates skin (6)
  • Greasy (5)
  • No noticeable results (5)
  • Pricey / poor value (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (65)
  • Sun damage (30)
  • Women (23)
  • Uneven skin tone (18)
  • Fine lines (16)
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (3 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (44), Brand buyer (38), Beauty conscious (19), Survivalist / minimalist (8)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (26), 30 minutes (17), 1+ hour (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (18), Dry (5), Normal (4), Oily (4)

Reviewed by 191 customers

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3.0

Still on the Fence on this Skin Care

By PC

from Hampton, Virginia

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Moisturizes
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • Daily Use
  • Uneven Skin Tone

Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

Still waiting to see the effects of this product.

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

Great Starter Kit!

By Diva60

from Coral Springs, Fl

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Enlarged Pores
    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

    I have been using Murad for a couple of years now. I love the mild citrus scent of the Vitamin C. I buy the starter kits. The products are a bit pricey for me so the starter kits allow me to use several products at a reasonable price.

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

    This stuff works great! Thank you!

    By Rosita

    from Aurora, Colorado

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Moisturizes
    • Non-Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Enlarged Pores
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

      Especially like the dar spot lightener

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

      Yes...I love this product!!!!!!!!:-):-):-)

      By Beckster

      from Toledo,Ohio

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Moisturizes

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

        I absolutely love murad. It is a terrific product,and gives you good
        results,if used daily or 2x's a day,along with good eating habits
        overall.:-)

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

        I love the product

        By Lau M

        from Westchester IL

        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
          • Sensitive Skin
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

          None

          • Skin Type:
          • Oily
          • Age:
          • 45-59
           
          2.0

          Not impressed!

          By NANA

          from Clermont, FL

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Pros

          • Smells Great

          Cons

          • Greasy
          • Not Effective

          Best Uses

            Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

            I bought this and I am not happy. did not see any changes and I used as directed. I would not recommend for oily skin made my skin very oily! Also Murad can be very expensive so beware.

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

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            So far I like product.

            By dc

            from San Antonio, TX

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Smells Great
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Sensitive Skin
              • Uneven Skin Tone

              Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

              i've only used it for a few days now but so far it's going good. I'm not sure if i have noticed a difference just yet but i'm gonna continue with it and see how I do.

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

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Products are small

              By Chrissi

              from Ohio

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Softens Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

                I was disappointed by the sizes of the products.

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

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                It really works with lightening dark spots.

                By ro

                from NJ

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Moisturizes

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Uneven Skin Tone

                  Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

                  It really works with lightening dark spots and it's not greasy. I use it everyday and will continue to buy this product.

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

                  I Absolutely Love This Product!

                  By Miyalulu

                  from Waco, Tx

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • Trial sizes dont last long

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Enlarged Pores
                  • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                  • Redness/ Blotchiness
                  • Sensitive Skin
                  • Uneven Skin Tone

                  Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

                  The Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum really works to lighten dark spots from past blemishes. I will be purchasing the full size for sure! The Essential-C Cleanser/Moisturizer really brighten and soften my skin! I love this product!

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination
                  • 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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