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Acne Starter Kit

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MuradAcne Starter Kit
 
4.0

(based on 18 reviews)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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    • Pricey / poor value (4)

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      1.0

      Wish this worked for me.

      By Whitney

      from Michigan

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            Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

            I bought this and used it exactly as directed in store and on the packaging. However, while I noted some improvement in a couple areas, overall my acne got worse. I ended up with larger, more inflammed acne. At first I thought it might just be purging, but my old and new breakouts are healing more slowly than before. I guess this just wasn't made for my skin. I will probably exchange it and hope to find something that works better.

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            4.0

            awesome

            By Rena

            from Denver co

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Less acne
            • Less Dryness
            • less redness

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Dry Acne
              • Exzema On Face

              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

              Definately reccomend this to people with forehead and t zone acne from stress or hair product buildup on skin. This is amazing and works better than any other stuff ive tried. Im almost completely clear:)

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              2.0

              Meh on Murad

              By Al the Mira

              from North Carolina

              Pros

              • Easy to carry
              • Good for dry skin

              Cons

              • expensive for size
              • Not effective
              • Not Good For Combination
              • Not Good For Oily

              Best Uses

              • Dry Skin Help

              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

              I expected it to be the size that it came in, because of previous reviews. It is tiny for the price. I do not think that it worked for me. I mainly have combination skin and only get dry skin in the Winter. I don't feel that it did anything for me. It does use salicylic acid which has not worked well for me in the past.

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              4.0

              Great results!

              By Elle

              from Chicago, IL

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • A little goes a long way
              • Doesn't Overly Dry Skin
              • Reduces breakouts
              • Spot Fix Caused Redness

              Cons

              • Spot Fix Caused Redness

              Best Uses

              • Cleanser Every Day
              • Clearing Solution Daily
              • Mattifier As Needed
              • Spot Fixer As Needed

              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

              The Starter Kit is terrific for making sure each product works for you. Now I know what to buy in larger sizes. These little sizes are great for travel.

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              5.0

              Acne starter kit

              By Chris

              from Nc

              Verified Buyer

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                Cons

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                    Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                    All of the products work great, but my favorite is the moisturizer it really keeps your skin soft, and protected yet keeps the shiny and oily feeling away all day.

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                    4.0

                    Murad Acne Starter Kit

                    By AlPal

                    from PCB, FL

                    Verified Buyer

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                          Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                          I've been using it for about 3 weeks and I do notice a difference in my skin. My breakouts are less severe, although I wouldn't say my skin is flawless yet. I will continue to use this product.

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                          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Wow! Impressed!

                          By DJ

                          from Dallas, TX

                          Pros

                          • Clearer Skin In Days
                          • Cystic Acne Helped
                          • Worked fast

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Cystic Acne
                            • For Breakouts

                            Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                            I'm taking a medication that causes horrible cystic acne around my chin area - this is the second time I've had this experice in two years while taking it.

                            Last time around, Proactiv didn't even touch it. But I was going to try again anyway. My Clairsonic and cleanser weren't making a difference.

                            I have to say, I was skeptical but I'm pretty amazed. After just a day some of the cystic finally broke and eased up, and I'm not getting new breakouts.

                            When the starter kit is up I plan on buying the full sized products. Pricey but worth it - it's even balancing out dark spots from old breakouts.

                            I haven't tried the mattifier yet but I'm really happy with the rest.

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                            5.0

                            Awesome!

                            By Mel

                            from Texas

                            Verified Buyer

                            Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                            This product was amazing. I saw results within the first week. It did not irritate my skin or dry it out. It worked better than medication I received from my dermatologist. Try at least the sample box. You won't regret it! :)

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            the best thus far

                            By black barbie

                            from westmemphis Arkansas

                            Pros

                            • It works great
                            • Works Great

                            Cons

                            • Need Larger Bottle

                            Best Uses

                            • The Whole System

                            Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                            I love the whole system, I really like the sunscreen/ oil control I have such oily skin,living in the south the sun Is very hot, I love to know I'm be protected for the harmful sunray.

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                            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            2.0

                            Did not work for me.

                            By Christina

                            from Wimington, NC

                            Pros

                            • Good Oil Control

                            Cons

                            • To expensive

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                              Bought product expecting to have achene at least slow down. Product was way to expensive for only a months supply. After a month my achene hadn't gotten any better. The only thing I liked about the package, was that it came with oil control cream that had spf. THAT worked to keep my oily skin under control but other then that, still have the same amount of achene that I started with. Would NOT recommend to others.

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                              • Q:

                                how long long does this kit last?
                                Asked on 10/3/2014 by curious from Illinois

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  This kit provides a 30-day supply.

                                  Answered on 10/3/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                              • Q:

                                I use clinque foundation
                                Would I wash my face with the cleanser and then put treatment and then the oil control and then put my foundation and powder on or is that going to make the kit not work?
                                wearing makeup with the kit is my concern..
                                Asked on 9/8/2014 by raygozaaaa from Burbank, CA

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  You can certainly apply foundation in conjunction with this Murad regimen without affecting its efficacy. Yes, that is the correct order of application.

                                  Answered on 9/10/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                              • Q:

                                Will this product work, or atleast help in clarifying acne if it's happening because of hormonal changes?
                                Asked on 8/18/2014 by bushi

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  If you suffer from Hormonal Acne, then you already know that finding the right products and regimen for your skin can be challenging. Treating Hormonal Acne means combatting the over-production of oil (sebum) and skin cells that clog pores and lead to blemishes and breakouts. If you’re only fighting the blemishes that you see, then there will always be more acne that’s waiting to appear beneath the surface of your skin.

                                  Murad acne treatment products use the topical acne medication Salicylic Acid. Salicylic Acid is a Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA) that penetrates beneath the surface of the skin to the pores and hair follicles where Hormonal Acne forms. Once beneath the skin, Salicylic Acid exfoliates away the debris and dead skin that’s clogging your pores and fights acne-causing bacteria. Your existing acne clears while new breakouts are prevented.

                                  To fight Hormonal Acne, you need an acne treatment that works beneath the skin. Murad acne treatment products do exactly that!

                                  Answered on 8/21/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                              • Q:

                                Is this product benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid and what percentage?
                                Thanks
                                Asked on 8/17/2014 by Cris from Englewood

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  Clarifying Cleanser: Salicylic Acid 1.5%
                                  Acne Clearing Solution: Salicylic Acid 0.5%
                                  Acne Spot Fast Fix: Benzoyl Peroxide 3.5%

                                  Answered on 8/20/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                              • Q:

                                I have dry skin and my acne is due to hormonal changes in my body. What is a food hydrating cream and should I use a different one at night than during rhe day?
                                Asked on 8/10/2014 by new to acne prone skin from Clearwater Florida

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  Murad Acne Complex Skin Perfecting Lotion is a wonderful moisturizer to use both daily and nightly to provide hydration without causing any irritation or exacerbating your acne:
                                  http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=prod2082369

                                  During the day, we suggest layering Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 over it to provide sun protection.

                                  Answered on 8/15/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                              • Q:

                                Will this product clear up and fade away scars from previous acne breakouts?
                                Asked on 8/4/2014 by Skin reconstruction

                                1 answer

                              • Q:

                                Would you recommend this kit for someone with mild/light acne?
                                Asked on 8/4/2014 by Anna from Orlando, FL

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  Certainly! You can use Acne Spot Fix and Acne Clearing Solution and as needed. Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++ is gentle enough for daily use regardless of acne severity. For those with mild acne, Clarifying Cleanser can be used alternately with another non-medicated cleanser.

                                  Answered on 8/6/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                              • Q:

                                Is this product made in USA? And where
                                Asked on 7/27/2014 by Wendy

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  This product is made in the USA in Los Angeles, CA.

                                  Answered on 8/1/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                              • Q:

                                Does this kit come in full size also?
                                Asked on 7/16/2014 by New ulta customer from Wheeling ill

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  This kit does not come in full size. Items within this kit may be purchased separately in full size. This kit includes: Acne Complex Clarifying Cleanser (Item #: 2082345), Acne Clearing Solution (Item #: 2275277), Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++ (Item #: 2201867), and Acne Spot Fast Fix (Item #: 2275278).

                                  Answered on 7/24/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                              • Q:

                                Is this full size?
                                Asked on 6/30/2014 by Nikki

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  The products within this kit are trial size.

                                  Answered on 7/1/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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