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Murad Acne Starter Kit

Murad

Acne Starter Kit

Item #: 2275280

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Acne Starter Kit is a daily acne treatment regimen that effectively combats the key factors that cause blemishes in order to quickly restore a healthier, clearer complexion as part of Dr. Murad's Inclusive Health System of care.

A $48 Value!

Products contained in kit are travel friendly. Dermatologist developed. Tested on people, not animals. Formulated without phthalates.

Acne Starter Kit includes:

  • Clarifying Cleanser (2.0 oz.)
  • Acne Clearing Solution (0.8 oz.)
  • Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++ (0.6 oz.)
  • Acne Spot Fast Fix (0.25 oz.)


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

Acne Spot Fast Fix: Cleanse skin and apply a thin layer to affected areas 1 to 3 times daily or as needed.

Acne Clearing Solution: Massage evenly over clean face, neck and chest. Follow with a Murad Step 3 moisturizer.

Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++: Apply liberally to face, neck and chest.

Precautions: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.
Clarifying Cleanser: Water, 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.

Acne Spot Fast Fix: Water, Glycerin, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract, Niacinamide, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Glyceryl Stearate, Butylene Glycol, Caprylyl Methicone, Dimethyl Isosorbide, PEG-100 Stearate, Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate, Cetyl Alcohol, Hydrogenated Ethylhexyl Olivate, Steareth -2, Alcohol Denat., Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, PEG-75 Stearate, Ceteth-20, Steareth -20, Hydrogenated Olive Oil Unsaponifiables, Allantoin, Ethylhexylglycerin, Punica Granatum Extract, Betaine, Inositol, Taurine, Trehalose, Urea, Yeast Amino Acids, Cinnamomum Cassia Bark Extract, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Sanguisorba Officinalis Root Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance, Limonen.

Acne Clearing Solution: Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Emulsifying Wax NF, Cyclohexasiloxane, Panthenol, Capryloyl Glycine, Hydrolyzed Linseed Extract, Spiraea Ulmaria Extract, Bisabolol, Retinol, Phospholipids, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Retinyl Palmitate, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Farnesol, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Pentylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, Lecithin, Alcohol, Sclerotium Gum, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Linalool, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil.

Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++: Water, 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, 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, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

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MuradAcne Starter Kit
 
4.0

(based on 143 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (79)
  • Effective (72)
  • Lightweight (48)
  • Good value (42)
  • Smells great (34)

Cons

  • Not effective (14)
  • Pricey / poor value (8)
  • Poor texture (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (74)
  • Oily skin (47)
  • Women (28)
  • On-the-go (19)
  • Men (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (57), Brand buyer (37), Beauty conscious (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (48), 30 minutes (45), 1+ hour (8)

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5.0

My face has never felt so smooth and clean

By Taylor B

from Atlanta, Ga

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Redness/ Blotchiness
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

    I use the entire regiment morning and night.

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
     
    5.0

    Loved it.

    By Lisa

    from California

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Uneven Skin Tone

      Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

      Loved it

      • Skin Type:
      • Oily
       
      5.0

      Saved my face !!!

      By Brina

      from Gurnee, IL

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Moisturizes
      • Non-Greasy
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

        Omg a life saver !!! After many years of neutrogena, it became very ineffective! With stress and adult acne, my coworker recommended this starter kit. I can see it being harsh for some with super sensitive skin, but perfect for my oily skin. Eliminates acne and smoothes the face.

        • Skin Type:
        • Oily
         
        3.0

        Mixed Results

        By Ashley

        from Lawrence Ks

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Acne treatment goes on smoothly
        • Cleaning gel makes a nice lather
        • Non-drying

        Cons

        • Allergic reaction
        • Mattifier feels tacky

        Best Uses

          Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

          I switched from pro-active to Murad a little over a week ago now, because with proactive my fave was so dry it would peel and hurt. A week later my face is better balances in terms of oil/dry. Unfortunately, some component in the system (maybe the sunscreen in the mattefier) has caused my face ti breakout in a rash.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          It caused me to get more pimples!!

          By Sabrina

          from Bronx New York

          Pros

          • Smells good

          Cons

          • Dries out skin
          • Producing more oil

          Best Uses

            Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

            I bought this product because I heard good things my skin is acne prone and I had good results from Exuviance but I wanted to try Murad from the reviews etc. but I hate it! Completely dried out my skin reminds me of proactive. It completely dries out my skin no oil and that makes skin more prone to over producing oil and getting wrinkles. I am returning this product and going back to Exuviance cleanser. Only Murad product I liked was the Orange cleanser for dark spots I use it once a week.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            omg

            By Keturah

            from New York

            Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

            I brought this kit in like February along with a Mario badescu kit. The Mario badescu one didn't deliver like I expected it too. This murad kit .. All I can say is omg. I've been using it for weeks now and it's fantastic. Is there a word better than that ? Because that's what this kit is. I've slept in makeup overnight a few times during the weeks that I used this. I haven't even got one pimple. NOT ONE. It also got rid of the pimples I was currently battling with at the time. I will be ordering this kit again and again and again. If you want to dedicate yourself to using kits like this. You need to be consistent. That means twice daily boo boo. No slacking.

             
            3.0

            Skin care

            By Kate

            from Texas

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

            I love this product, however I'm not sure if it's too strong for my skin or not a few days after trying it I developed a rash on my neck. I also don't like that I've been breaking out a little bit more after using it. Im assuming it's bringing out all the bad stuff that's already under my skin out. Which is good if it will all eventually go away.

             
            5.0

            I Love Murads!!

            By Pen the Opinion

            from Oakland,CA

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

            I've used Murads products for two weeks. I've notice a difference in my skin. All the current breakouts are gone.

             
            5.0

            Love!

            By Lindsey

            from NH

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Good Value
            • Lightweight
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Men
              • Oily Skin
              • On-the-go
              • Women

              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

              So far I'm
              Loving it!

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 30 Minutes
               
              4.0

              I love Murad just wish I could get more for slight less

              By Jo

              from Phoenix az

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Effective

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                  It seems to work.

                  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                  • 30 Minutes

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                  • Q:

                    Can I use both acne starter kit for my on going acnes and rapid lightning regime for the past acne scars at the same time. Will both help to reduce my acne and marks at the same time?
                    Asked on 6/3/2016 by Tanushree from Monmouth junction, nj

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      You can use both kits to great results!
                      Use the Acne Starter Kit in the morning and the Environmental Shield Kit at night.

                      Answered on 6/8/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    I have tried proactive and Clinique for my acne on my chin. I am 20 years old and break out all the time only on my chin. I have normal skin. Will this help?
                    Asked on 5/2/2016 by Red from Glen Rose Texas

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, this kit should help you see a difference within 2-4 weeks.

                      Answered on 5/8/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    would you say that is is better to use the Murad Acne starter kit at night or in the morning?
                    Asked on 4/7/2016 by Hannah from Texas

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We typically recommend this for both day and night.

                      Answered on 5/8/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    I got the Murad environment shield is it good if I have acne and the lady gave me this because I get red from my face. Or should I used the Murad acne kit??
                    Asked on 3/27/2016 by Help from Denton Texas

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The Environmental Shield kit is designed to help lighten dark spots and protect skin from sun damage. It was not designed to help with acne. If acne is your number 1 concern then this is the best kit for you.

                      Answered on 3/30/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    Should I only use what is in this set or should I add other things like a toner, moisturizer, or anything else? Also, will this fade scars from previous acne?
                    Asked on 3/13/2016 by Belle from LA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, you can add additional items to your routine. This kit does contain a day moisturizer and you can add a nighttime one like Skin Perfecting Lotion. http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=prod2082369
                      It's a very lightweight lotion that helps to balance skin.
                      To help fade dark spots left from acne we recommend Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel.

                      Answered on 3/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    I am 21 years old and have been struggling with acne since middle school. I've tried several drug store cleansers but nothing works. I use to have extremely oily skin but after switching to all oil free products that problem has mostly gone away but the pimples are still there. I never have had a point where my skin was clear. Never. I mostly just break out on my cheeks and chin. So my questions are A) is this oil free? and B) Do you think this would work best for my acne or would the anti-aging acne kit be better?
                    Asked on 2/29/2016 by Kelsey from St Cloud MN

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, this kit is oil free.
                      My answer depends on whether you fell your skin is dehydrated. Oil and water are not the same so sometimes we can take care of our oily issue and then have some dry, flaky patches.
                      If you think your skin is properly balanced then this kit would work great for you.
                      If you think you are dehydrated then try the Anti-Aging Acne Kit.
                      I have oily skin but get really bad surface dryness so I use the Anti-Aging Acne Kit.

                      Answered on 3/1/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    Does this test on animals ?
                    Asked on 2/22/2016 by KimberlyZuniga from Van Nuys , California

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Murad is tested on people, not animals.

                      Answered on 2/27/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    I'm looking for something that will clear my dark spots from previous acne breakouts I see this helps control acne but does it clear the scars from breakouts that have already happened? I've been spending money and time researching something that will clear my dark spots will this help?
                    Asked on 2/11/2016 by Amanda from Little Rock, AR

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    I've been using this product for over 3 weeks and it has worked for me. I have EXTREMELY oily skin is this the best product for oily skin?. I do break out with little pimple all over my chin and for head and when it's the time of the I get those huge under the skin pimples. Do you think this is the best product to treat my skin ?
                    Asked on 2/5/2016 by Tiredofoilyskin

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Based on what you have written, yes I would say the products in this kit best meets your needs.

                      Answered on 2/6/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    Hello I just purchased the Murad enviromental shield starter kit but I don't know if I should our bag the acne starter kit also. I only breakout on both sides of my cheek area. Where my high bone is at and I also have dark spots in those areas as well. Am I allow to use both products? If so when should I use it? Or what do you think I need for my skin. I also have oily skin. I don't break out everywhere just only in those same spots and I really hate the scars it leave I have dark marks in those areas. Please help.
                    Asked on 1/12/2016 by Reka from Charleston,sc

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, you can use both. You could use your Environmental Shield kit during the day and the Acne Starter kit at night.
                      Environmental Shield is perfect for getting rid of dark spots and helping to prevent future ones. It is designed for this purpose and includes products with ingredients that will help you seeing resulting within 1-3 weeks.
                      The other kit you might prefer is the Anti-Aging Acne kit to use at night. http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod12881039
                      This is great for those who have occasional breakouts rather than chronic breakouts.

                      Answered on 1/18/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
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