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Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit

Murad

Environmental Shield Starter Kit

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GIFT WITH PURCHASE

FREE deluxe Invisiblur Perfection Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 30 with any $55 Murad purchase (offer valid 11/5/17-11/25/17 or while supplies last)

FREE Deluxe Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 30 / PA+++ w/any $55 Murad purchase
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
 
4.2

(based on 253 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (94)
  • Smells great (87)
  • Non-greasy (72)
  • Moisturizes (71)
  • Easy to use (66)

Cons

  • Not effective (15)
  • Irritates skin (10)
  • Greasy (7)
  • No noticeable results (5)
  • Pricey / poor value (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (115)
  • Uneven skin tone (61)
  • Sensitive skin (33)
  • Sun damage (30)
  • Women (23)
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (3 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (46), Budget shopper (44), Brand buyer (38), Survivalist / minimalist (37), Skin care professional (4)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (26), 30 minutes (17), 1+ hour (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (51), Normal (16), Oily (16), Dry (9)

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4.0

Great for acne

By Minimalist

from Helena, MT

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes
  • Non-Greasy
  • Works on clearing acne

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Clears acne
    • Redness/ Blotchiness
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

    I have sensitive skin and uneven skin tone. I started using it for my blotchy skin. It does not work for that as much anymore. It does, however work on clearing my acne.

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

    Love this product

    By Mai

    from Orange park fl

    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 would recommend this product to everyone with uneven skin tone

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

      Amazing! So glad I found these products.

      By Stephanie Lou

      from Bay Area, CA

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Redness/ Blotchiness
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Uneven Skin Tone

        Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

        My skin has never looked better and I'm so happy! I have suffered with mild cystic acne as an adult for years, and unfortunately the dark spots last forever on my skin. Even when my skin would clear, I'd be stuck with blotchy dark marks for months.
        Not only is my skin the clearest it's ever been, but almost all of the residual dark spots are gone! And I mean GONE! I had one mark that I was sure I'd have to see a dermatologist to remove, but with only a few weeks of use it's faded several shades. I still can't believe after all these years my skin could look like this. SO HAPPY! Thank you Murad!

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
        • Age:
        • 30-44
         
        2.0

        Let Down

        By Mooch

        from San Antonio Texas

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Moisturizes
        • Smells Great

        Cons

        • Disappointing
        • Greasy
        • Irritates Skin
        • Not Effective

        Best Uses

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

          Really Dissapointments

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

          I would this again. I really like the brand and its benefit.

          By Kate5555

          from Jacksonville, FL

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes
          • Non-Greasy
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

            I use this product in the mornings every day and I can see the good results in a short time.

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

            Fabulous Product!

            By BLC

            from SLC Utah

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

              This combination of products greatly reduced my daily facial care regimen. The cleanser tones and brightens, and the sunscreen/moisturizer is lightweight and not greasy. Best of all, the age spot and pigment lightener has begun to work wonders in the 4 weeks that I've been using it.

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

              This really works!

              By Cathywraps

              from Brewster ny

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Moisturizes
              • Smells Great
              • Soothes Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Uneven Skin Tone

                Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

                I was surprised to see my dark spots lighten up

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

                Definitely

                By Grammy

                from North Carolina

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

                  Love the Murad line. My skin is so much more vibrant! This starter set is perfect for travel.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Normal
                  • Age:
                  • 60+
                   
                  4.0

                  Great starter Kit!

                  By s22Mich

                  from Michigan

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Moisturizes
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Softens Skin

                  Cons

                  • Heavy
                  • Sticky

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Redness/ Blotchiness
                  • Uneven Skin Tone

                  Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit:

                  This summer I was really bad to my skin and now I have a few sun spots that are very noticeable so I bought this in hopes to fade some of the hyper pigmentation. I have been using this for about two weeks and I do like the kit, especially the face wash and one of the serums. The serum that is specifically used to lighten dark spots has a bad smell and is a little sticky BUT it does seem to be helping already so I will keep using it.

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

                  yes :)

                  By lids

                  from Riverside CA,

                  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:

                    For my age spots on my face. I love this product I filll that it is working and I can see the results. The bad thing about it is that it is very pricey I use four different products that work together for best results.

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

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                    • Q:

                      Does the trial kit actually last for 30 days?
                      Asked on 10/9/2017 by MsJade81 from US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        If you use the products sparingly it will last for 30 days. The nice thing about our products are they are very active so a little goes a long way.

                        Answered on 10/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      I have dry skin wrinkles,very dark circles under eyes, red splotches on cheek area going on 60 would like something to look young and radiant also very sensitive skin and a few brown spots. Any suggestions?
                      Asked on 9/1/2017 by Sandra from NC

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        I would try Advanced Active Radiance Serum in the mornings followed by Age Balancing Day Moisture then at night try Retinol Youth Renewal Serum along with Retinol youth Renewal Eye Serum and Hydro Dynamic Ultimate Moisture.

                        Answered on 9/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Hi I bought this kit from Ulta like 3 weeks ago but i haven't used THE STEP 3 Essential C day moisture SPF 30 yet.
                      Cause my face seems to get oily a lot from moisturizers but I want to start using the whole kit now. So my question is should I wear the step 3 Moisture/SPF30 even if I'm not going outside? I stay inside all day every day so should I wear the Step 3 Still being it's a SPF 30?? THANK YOU=)!
                      Asked on 8/28/2017 by MistyLyn506 from New Orleans La

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        I would still apply the day moisturizer. The skin comes in contact with free radicals even staying indoors and it's important to protect your skin.

                        Answered on 9/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Hi, I'm 27, I currently I'm using this product! However I do have some wrinkles on my fourhead what do you suggest adding for my small wrinkles forming? I'd like to stay with the "environmental shield kit"
                      Asked on 8/28/2017 by Jess from Grants pass OR

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        You can start using Retinol Youth Renewal Serum at night to target the early signs of wrinkles that are starting on your forehead.

                        Answered on 9/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Can you use while pregnant?
                      Asked on 8/19/2017 by Emma from undisclosed

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Everything in the kit is safe to use during pregnancy EXCEPT for the Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum. Please avoid use during pregnancy and breast feeding.

                        Answered on 8/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      The "Advance Active Radiance Serum" and the "Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum" are both Step 2. Do I alternate days? Do I use both of them together? Should I just pick one?
                      Asked on 7/23/2017 by Dtq from Pinole, Ca

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        For maximum benefit I would use Advanced Active Radiance Serum in the AM and followed by a daytime moisturizer with SPF then Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum at night.

                        Answered on 8/8/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      I have 2 questions. I would like to purchase the environmental shield line and I notice they have 2 different step 2 options. Do I layer both the advanced active radiance serum with the rapid age spot and pigment lightening serum if not can you tell me how I would use them interchangeably for best results? My second questions is I have been hearing through YouTube blogs that the rapid age spot and pigment lightening serum can only be used for 2 months and then you must take a break. So my question is A) How long would I take a break after the 2 months from this serum and B) during that break would I be able to use the other step 2 advance active radiance serum during the intermission and also does the advance active radiance require a break after a few months as well if so how long.
                      Asked on 6/25/2017 by Joe from NYC

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Great questions! For your first question use Advanced Active Radiance in the morning and Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum at night. Please make sure to use a Daytime moisturizer too.
                        As far as taking a break from the Rapid Age Spot I usually recommend finishing one bottle then assessing the skin. If I'm finding the skin is still showing signs of improvement then I would start on my second bottle. If however I feel the skin has hit a plateau then I would switch to another step 2.

                        Answered on 6/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • 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
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