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Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser

Murad

Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser

6.75 oz

Item #: 2082345

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Acne Clarifying Cleanser is a powerful gel cleanser that combats acne and skin breakouts. Acne Clarifying Cleanser's rich lather strips away pore-clogging grime, oil and irritants as it helps treat and prevent acne breakouts with time-released medication that remains active for hours, even after rinsing. Encapsulated salicylic acid provides a sustained release of acne medication to allow for hours of acne treatment. Silver citrate provides antibacterial protection to inhibit blemish formation. Acne Clarifying Cleanser is recommended as the Step 1 cleanser in any Murad Acne regimen as part of Dr. Murad's Inclusive Health system of care.

Dermatologist developed. Tested on people, not animals.Formulated without parabens, sulfates, and phthalates.

Massage small amount over dampened face and neck. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.

Precautions: For external use only. Using other topical acne drugs at the same time or right after use of this product may increase the dryness or irritation of the skin. If this occurs, only one drug should be used unless otherwise directed by a physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.
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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MuradAcne Complex Clarifying Cleanser
 
4.4

(based on 376 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (208)
  • Gentle (148)
  • Not greasy (145)
  • Balances skin (132)
  • Improves skin texture (128)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (57)
  • Irritates skin (25)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (14)
  • Doesn't work (9)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (134)
  • Acne-prone skin (120)
  • Oily skin (108)
  • Combination skin (97)
  • Sensitive skin (81)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (145), Brand buyer (136), Beauty conscious (19), Survivalist / minimalist (12)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (19), Oily (14), Normal (3)

Reviewed by 376 customers

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1.0

Not purchasing again

By alama

from Greeley, CO

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle

Cons

  • Ineffective

Best Uses

    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

    I've been using this product for a while now and haven't noticed any changes in my acne. I have moderate/severe adult acne and this hasn't helped.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Good, affordable, Acne cleanser

    By Jen

    from San Diego

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

    So far so good. I think my skin is purging right now so I hope to see results in approx 1-2 weeks.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    controls breakouts well

    By Lisa 50

    from Tennessee

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

    Longtime user keeps acne under control tried many products over the years this one works! !!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Awesome! Clears pimples fast

    By Jennifer Lopez

    from Los Angeles

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

    I love this product! I've tried countless of other brands and I will forever be loyal! I have dry skin and this did dry up my skin a little but that isn't an issue because I use the Murad moisturizer! I love it

     
    4.0

    Adult acne cleanser

    By OC Mom

    from Laguna Beach

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

    This along with Myra's spot fix helped me clear my adult acne. I always washed my face but this face wash really cleared my face and leaves your face feeling very clean.

     
    5.0

    Love it!!!!!

    By Jess

    from Wpb

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

    My skin never looked so good. I will never use another face wash.

     
    5.0

    Definitely adding to my necessities

    By Nat the cat

    from Woodbury mn

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Smells Great
    • Soothing
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Moderate Acne
      • Teen Acne

      Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

      You only need a pea size amount to get a good wash in! Totally worth the buy. My skin had cleared up

       
      5.0

      Love Murad!

      By Denise

      from Palm Springs

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Soothing
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

      • Dries Out Skin

      Best Uses

      • Moderate Acne

      Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

      I've always heard many great things about Murad but it's too expensive. However, I decided to give it a try because I've had some acne along my cheeks and could not get rid of them. I decided to try Murad Acne Clarifying Cleanser and noticed a difference in the next few days. You only need a drop and it lathers enough for your face. You can feel the tingling sensation which is nice. I do feel it dries out my skin as soon as I dry my face so I do put on moisturizer right away. This has not caused any irritation on my face as my skin is super sensitive. I highly recommend it.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I love this product

      By Ami

      from Casper, wyoming

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Hydrates Skin
      • Minimizes Pores
      • Smells Great
      • Soothing
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Adult Acne

        Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

        I was 3 times each night I love this cause I only need a little and it works great

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Works well for teenagers with moderate acne.

        By Karen

        from Bossier City

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Moderate Acne

            Comments about Murad Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser:

            Mild, use 2x day

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            • Q:

              Does this help to clear acne ? Please let me know
              Asked on 5/30/2016 by Evelin from Lakewood, CA

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Yes, this cleanser can help to clear acne because of the 1.5 % Salicylic acid it contains.

                Answered on 5/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
            • Q:

              would this work for dry skin?
              Asked on 3/15/2016 by Ash from texas

              1 answer

            • Q:

              I suffer from horribld back acne and moderate face acne would this possible work o n my back?
              Asked on 3/14/2016 by britt from Pittsburgh pa

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Yes. you could use this on your back. An even better option would be Murad's Acne Body Wash. Item #: 2086562. It has glycolic and salicylic acids to penetrate pores and date seed powder to exfoliate.
                It pairs wonderfully with the Clarifying Body Spray. Item #: 2082344
                It helps new acne from forming.

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

              can this be used for sensitive skin?
              Asked on 3/10/2016 by Lacey from Lake Ozark, MO

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                It depends on what you mean by sensitive skin. This product has 1.5% salicylic acid, many can find this to be very drying to the skin.
                Time Release Cleanser has only .5% salicylic acid and works well for people who tend to be sensitive. Item #: 2215406

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

              With other acne medications I've noticed Salicylic acid tends to make my acne irritated and most of the times cause me to get more. Benzoperoide doesn't irritate it as much but I still have acne I normally use a product with 10% benzoperoxide. Do you suggest I try this? I have sensitive and very oily acne prone skin
              Asked on 3/7/2016 by Nancy

              1 answer

            • Q:

              I have gotten overly oily skin with this help break down that oily complexion that I have been having which is the main cause of my acne breakouts lately.
              Asked on 1/22/2016 by Deja from San Leandro

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Yes, this will help breakdown oils and leave your skin feeling super clean.

                Answered on 2/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
            • Q:

              Does this Product remove makeup?
              Asked on 10/31/2015 by Haley from Key West, FLA

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                This cleanser is not a makeup remover. We always recommend removing your makeup and then cleansing the face to get the cleanest skin.

                Answered on 11/3/2015 by Brand Expert from Murad
            • Q:

              How long I should be waiting to see results from this product? I've been using it once a day for about two weeks now and haven't really noticed any changes with my skin.
              Asked on 9/29/2015 by SS from Baltimore, MD

              1 answer

            • Q:

              I'm a teen and i have moderate/severe acne and I feel like acne products are so harsh on my skin and make dryness, tightness, and premature aging an issue afterwards.i have an oily T-zone,dry around mouth and nose, it's kind of sensitive, and overall, very acne prone skin. Is this product safe to use on my skin? If not what product do you recommend for my specific problem?
              Asked on 7/25/2015 by AlliCat99 from Tupelo, MS

              1 answer

            • Q:

              can you use this for body breakouts?
              Asked on 7/12/2015 by bry from US

              1 answer

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