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Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++

Murad

Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++

Item #: 2201867 Size: 1.7 oz

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Acne Oil-Control Mattifier Broad Spectrum SPF 15 / PA++ is a shine-reducing moisturizer that controls oil for up to 8 hours* and protects blemish-prone skin. Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++ reduces shine on contact creating an immediate matte surface. It supports natural oil balance throughout the day, and prevents sun damage by delivering powerful UVA/UVB sun protection. Recommended as a Step 3 moisturizer in any Murad acne regimen, it eliminates surface shine as part of Dr. Murad's Inclusive Health system of care.

*In a Murad sponsored study. Individual results will vary. Study results on file.

Dermatologist developed. Tested on people, not animals. Formulated without parabens and sulfates.
Apply liberally to face, neck, and chest.

Precautions: For external use only.
Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 7.5%, Zinc Oxide 3.0%, Ensulizole 1.0%. Water (Aqua), Cyclopentasiloxane, Bis-PEG/PPG-14/14 Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Urea, Yeast Amino Acids, Trehalose, Inositol, Taurine, Betaine, Phospholipids, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Polyglyceryl-3 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Triethoxysilylethyl Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Hexyl Dimethicone, Farnesyl Acetate, Panthenyl Triacetate, Argania Spinosa Kernel Extract, Serenoa Serrulata Fruit Extract, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Extract, Punica Granatum Seed Oil, Capryloyl Glycine, Sarcosine, Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Extract, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Acrylates Copolymer, Magnesium Carbonate, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Lauryl Methacrylate/Glycol Dimethacrylate Crosspolymer, Dicaprylyl Ether, Niacinamide, Yeast Extract, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract, Titanium Dioxide, Algae Extract, Corn Starch Modified, Ammonium Glycyrrhizate, Panthenol, Zinc Gluconate, Caffeine, Xanthan Gum, Acrylates Crosspolymer, Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Biotin, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Aminomethyl Propanol, Sodium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin.

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MuradAcne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++
 
4.3

(based on 205 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (89)
  • Easy to use (87)
  • Non-greasy (50)
  • Hydrates skin (44)
  • Lightweight (42)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (16)
  • Pricey / poor value (7)
  • Dries out skin (6)
  • Not effective (5)
  • Heavy (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (58)
  • Moderate acne (40)
  • Adult acne (39)
  • Oily skin (29)
  • Enlarged pores (21)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (55), Brand buyer (47), Beauty conscious (38), Survivalist / minimalist (16), Beauty expert (9)
    • Skin Type:
    • Oily (39), Combination (30)

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5.0

Good stuff!

By JennyB

from Jacksonville, Fl

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Minimizes Pores
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

      I have very sensitive, oily, acne prone skin. Typically I have to blot my skin several times per day to take down the shine. No more blotting! Also my foundation seems to stay put so much better and no breakouts have been caused. Will definitely continue to use!

       
      5.0

      Works well on oily skin

      By ****

      from Houston, Texas

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Blackheads & Whiteheads

        Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

        I use this product before my make up and it doesn't add any shine or greasiness throughout the day. I have oily/ combination skin especially t zone area. I find that using this product really helps control the oil in these areas as well moisture the rest of my face. Love that it has SPF in it as well.

         
        5.0

        Love it & use it everyday

        By J'ville Mom

        from Jacksonville TX

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Smells Great
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

        • n/a

        Best Uses

        • Moderate Acne
        • Severe Acne
        • Teen Acne

        Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

        I am A Budget Buyer even when MURAD is so Expensive, IT WORKS!

         
        5.0

        The BEST

        By Barb

        from Chesapeake VA

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

            This is an expensive buy, but worth the money. I would buy this again as i have never found anything that works as well, and you can return it if you don't like it. That what sold me.

             
            5.0

            Love it!

            By Alicia

            from Pittsburgh, PA

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Works Effectively

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Oil Control

              Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

              This product is great for managing oil skin. I haven't had any issues with this product irritating or drying out my skin.

               
              4.0

              Wanted to love

              By winrygirl

              from Illinois

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Minimizes Pores

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Blackheads & Whiteheads
                • Moderate Acne

                Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

                I think this product is amazing if you have troubled skin. But I bought this for the soul purpose for using under my foundation as a primer. Was a recommendation from Young, wild and polished on youtube to her viewers. I didn't feel like it was worth me keeping for that purpose and not keeping my skin matte.

                 
                4.0

                good product

                By melis

                from nj

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Works Effectively

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Adult Acne
                  • Blackheads & Whiteheads

                  Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

                  this does make me less oily, thus extend the wear of my foundation better than other products. it's not controlling my oily for a twelve- fourteen hour day, but it does for probably six to seven hours.

                   
                  4.0

                  Still learning.

                  By Darby

                  from Poplar Bluff, Missouri

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Doesn't have bad smell
                  • Has SPF
                  • Less oily

                  Cons

                  • Expensive
                  • Small amount

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

                    Heard youngwildandpolished raving about this. I have only used it once and did not get the amazing results she had. My nose was still oily by the end of the day. But I am still learning how to/ how much to apply.

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    2.0

                    This product did not work for me. :(

                    By Amy

                    from Hinton, WV

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

                    I used this product exactly like the lady told me too. I could tell no difference while using it & not using it. My skin was still oily.

                     
                    5.0

                    A must have!

                    By The makeup addict

                    from Dothan AL

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

                    Use as a primer in your oily areas-- not all over the face! If you're oily and looking for a product to change your makeup game: this is it!

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                    • Q:

                      I am over 40, but still have very oily skin. Would you recommend this product over the acne/wrinkle reducer lotion?
                      Asked on 6/1/2016 by Shanda from SLC, UT

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this would be a good daytime option. I would recommend something a bit more hydrating to use at night, like Skin Perfecting Lotion.

                        Answered on 6/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                    • Q:

                      Hello I bought the Murad environmental shield kit for my dark spots to even out my tone. I just purchased the the resurgence kits because I have bags/dark circles under eyes. But I also have acne issues in certain areas that I always breakout at plus I have oily skin very oily skin for I just purchased the acne kit. Can I use all kits to help with my problems? I heard the mattifier in the acne kit helps before you wear makeup. If so in what order should I use it. Please help
                      Asked on 1/18/2016 by Reka from Charleston

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        You can use all of these items. It really depends on your main concerns. Typically we would say use 1 in the morning and 1 at night. For you, you can mix and match depending on what your skin is doing and how it feels. For example some days I use a few of the acne products and then some of the products from Age Reform. Other days I use some Environmental Shield products with the Age Reform.
                        As for the Oil-Control Mattifer - this is a very light moisturizer that will give the skin a matte finish. This woul dbe your last daytime step before apply any color makeup.

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

                      What primer would work best with this product?
                      Asked on 12/12/2015 by Kim from Alabama

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      Will this work under a non-mattifying primer?
                      Asked on 11/2/2015 by Bailey from San Marcos, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, unless the primer you're referring to is giving an extreme amount of slip to the skin it will work.

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

                      Would you use this as both as a day and night time moisturizer?
                      Asked on 9/29/2015 by Beauty Blogger from Louisiana

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      I have extremely oily skin and huge pores. Super oily. Will this work for me? Also, can you please tell me if I would use this before I apply ANYTHING, including a moisturizer.
                      Asked on 2/25/2015 by Ritz from Phoenix

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        In a clinical study, Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier was proven to control oil for up to 8 hours! It is an ideal choice for those with oily skin to help balance oil production and minimize shine. It provides lightweight hydration, so use of an additional moisturizer is optional. Its silky texture will also help to minimize the appearance of enlarged pores.

                        Answered on 2/26/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Does this product has salicylic acid? I want to know because it breaks me out. And does this comes in a sample size?
                      Asked on 5/23/2014 by cooks from Dallas,Tx

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      How many ounces are in this?
                      Asked on 5/17/2014 by Sammi

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This product's size is 1.7 oz.

                        Answered on 5/19/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Would I use this product instead of a moisturizer? And before a primer?
                      Asked on 5/9/2014 by Makeupaddict from Chicago, IL

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this product is step 3 - hydrate/protect - in your regimen, so it would be used as a moisturizer and sunscreen. Yes, apply it before your primer for best results.

                        Answered on 5/13/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Is it a moisturizer or sunscreen? Should i put sunscreen before or after?
                      Asked on 5/8/2014 by Ann from San Francisco

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This product serves as a mattifying treatment, lightweight hydrator, and sunscreen in one. If you desire sun protection beyond SPF 15, you can certainly layer a higher SPF product over this product.

                        Answered on 5/8/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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