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Murad Travel Size Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser

Murad

Travel Size Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser

Item #: 2161621 Size: 2.0 oz

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The primary cause of acne breakouts is the build up of dead cells on the surface of the skin. Those dead cells then combine with excess oil on your face to clog pores, and when your pores become clogged then bacteria forms that ultimately leads to acne breakouts. The most effective acne treatment begins with a facial cleanser that helps to eliminate the bacteria that cause breakouts. The triclosan and salicylic acid in this acne treatment kill bacteria while also healing current and future breakouts. It's the first step in the Murad three step regimen to get rid of acne: cleanse, treat and hydrate. Skin cleansers that not only remove surface dirt but also treat the source of acne are a necessary step for a skin care routine that leaves you with beautiful skin! This maximum strength cleansing gel cleanser combats acne and skin breakouts. 92% of users experienced a reduction in acne breakouts in just 3 days (when used in combination with Acne Complex products (Clarifying Cleanser, Skin Perfecting Lotion, Acne Spot Treatment). Encapsulated Salicylic Acid continually releases acne treatment for hours even after rinsing. Silver Citrate provides powerful antibacterial protection to inhibit blemish formation.

Additional features and ingredients:
  • Prepares acne-prone skin for treatment by maximizing penetration of active ingredients
  • Antioxidant rich green tea extract and menthol calm and cool inflamed skin
Massage small amount over dampened face and neck. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
Active Ingredient: Salicylic Acid (1.51%)
Other Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Methyl Gluceth-20, PPG-26-Buteth-26, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Butylene Glycol, Cimicifuga Racemosa Root Extract, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Silver Citrate, Menthol, PEG-150 Distearate, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch Octenylsuccinate, Glyceryl Stearate, Cocamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Polysorbate 80, Citric Acid, Tetrasodium EDTA, Chlorphenesin, Methylisothiazolinone, Limonene, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Leaf Oil, Cymbopogon Nardus (Citronella) Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Fragrance (Parfum).

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MuradTravel Size Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser
 
4.4

(based on 157 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (69)
  • Smells great (51)
  • Gentle (46)
  • Not greasy (45)
  • Balances skin (38)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (16)
  • Irritates skin (9)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (97)
  • Acne-prone skin (49)
  • Oily skin (47)
  • Combination skin (35)
  • Sensitive skin (31)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (57), Brand buyer (42), Beauty conscious (21), Survivalist / minimalist (12), Beauty expert (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (14), 10 minutes (11), 1+ hour (4)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (25), Oily (9), Normal (4), Dry (3)

Reviewed by 157 customers

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1.0

Do not use if you're allergic to sulfa or benzoyl peroxide.

By Sher'e D.

from Greenville, SC

About Me Beauty Expert

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Irritates Skin
    • Not Effective

    Best Uses

      Comments about Murad Travel Size Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

      I would highly advise anyone who is looking for something new not to try this product. I have severe dryness , redness, and swelling due to the ingredients in this. I bought it because of the hype the company has gotten. The only thing o got out of this is a bad reaction that is taking forever to resolve. Please be aware of your allergies and your skin types. It says this works for all skin types but it did not help me at all. I will be returning this product immediately

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

      I would definitely repurchase this product again

      By Stella Smith

      from Wa Seattle

      About Me Beauty Expert

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Non-Greasy
      • Softens Skin
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Enlarged Pores
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Murad Travel Size Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

        It's a really good face wash for an oily acne prone skin. It has made a big difference in my problematic skin since I used it. I definitely recommend it to others with the same skin type it really works.

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

        Yes I would buy this product again.

        By J

        from Thornton Co

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Murad Travel Size Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

            I use it twice a day. Morning leaves my face fresh and clean. At night after removing my makeup. Leaves skin fresh.

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

            This is a really good product

            By Stay619

            from San Diego, CA

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Non-Greasy
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Murad Travel Size Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

              I have combination skin and I'm prone to acne breakout. I've been using this for a few months and i noticed a difference in my skin. Minimal to no breakouts. It's not harsh, there is no bad smell it does what its supposed to do. You can try this one for $9 which is great becuase a little goes along way.

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

              Less than a week

              By Nina

              from Louisiana

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Enlarged Pores
                • Uneven Skin Tone

                Comments about Murad Travel Size Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

                I have been using this cleanser for less than a week , and already I can see a difference. I'm not sure if it's meant to clear uneven skin tones but I feel it's helping . I don't not have acne prone skin, but I use this in the morning and before bed.

                • Skin Type:
                • Oily
                • Age:
                • 18-29
                 
                4.0

                First timer

                By Liz-Lika

                from Bloomington ca

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Non-Greasy
                • Softens Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Murad Travel Size Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

                  Love it

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

                  Great little cleanser

                  By MWBeautyConsumer

                  from South Carolina

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Softens Skin
                  • Soothes Skin

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • acne

                    Comments about Murad Travel Size Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

                    I have a mild adult acne- using this every other day keeps the annoying blemishes away. It lathers great with just a dot on my clarisonic and it's toning power leaves your face really smooth, even and less red.

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

                    I love this

                    By Tina

                    from Raleigh

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Softens Skin

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about Murad Travel Size Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

                      I love it a lot

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

                      My new favorite!

                      By Kiera

                      from Tallahassee,FL

                      About Me Beauty Expert

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use
                        • Enlarged Pores
                        • Sensitive Skin

                        Comments about Murad Travel Size Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

                        I have tried so many products for my troubled skin. My skin is super oily in the T-Zone and patchy flaky dry everywhere else. This product is now my new favorite. Kept my skin super clear with only one or 2 small white heads. The only problem I have is it is not very effective at deep cleaning my pores, I have extremely big noticeable black heads on my nose and chin that never got smaller or at least a little less noticeable. My favorite part of this product is feeling the cooling tingle, makes me feel like it is definitely working!

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

                        Cleared my acne

                        By Yemisi

                        from Chicago, IL

                        About Me Beauty Expert

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Daily Use
                            • Occasional acne

                            Comments about Murad Travel Size Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

                            Started breaking out unusally and quite frequently, so I needed something to address the situation. This worked!

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

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                            • Q:

                              I'm 14 years old,I have really bad acne. I am looking for something to clear up my skin I've tried almost everything! I also have very oily skin. would this help? Is my age an issue?
                              Asked on 12/17/2016 by Olivia from MI

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                                A:

                                This is great for helping to clear up acne. I would recommend starting with using it only a few times a week for your skin to acclimate to the acne medication it contains.

                                Answered on 12/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                            • Q:

                              Is this safe for everyday use?
                              Asked on 8/6/2016 by Kay from Greenville, SC

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                This is very active with 1.5% salicylic acid. If you are just starting on an acne regimen we sometimes recommend to use one time a day for your skin to acclimate. Then you can move up to two times a day.

                                Answered on 8/8/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
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