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Murad Acne Starter Kit

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Acne Starter Kit

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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 129 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (75)
  • Effective (68)
  • Lightweight (44)
  • Good value (40)
  • Smells great (30)

Cons

  • Not effective (12)
  • Pricey / poor value (8)
  • Poor texture (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (67)
  • Oily skin (44)
  • Women (26)
  • On-the-go (16)
  • Men (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (18)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (54), Brand buyer (35)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (48), 30 minutes (39), 1+ hour (8)

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5.0

Saw an improvement immediately

By Coley

from Lakeland, FL

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

    My daughter has been fighting acne for about a year. We have tried so many things, and we're ready to get medication.
    We popped in to Ulta and we're helped by a wonderful associate that has had the same problem herself.
    She was very helpful, but not overbearing, a true asset to your store.

    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 Minutes
     
    5.0

    I would absolutely buy this product again!

    By Felicia

    from Albuquerque, NM

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

      I saw results the next day. My redness and oily skin were minimized drastically.

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 30 Minutes
       
      3.0

      Good

      By Aad

      from Miami

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

        Good but no the best i want to try the next level

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 10 Minutes
         
        3.0

        Good

        By Aad

        from Miami

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Men
          • Oily Skin
          • Women

          Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

          I love it

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 10 Minutes
           
          5.0

          I will buy this product again!

          By pooh

          from East Moline, IL

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

            We tried Proactive and it did nothing. I seen this in a email read the reviews so bought it. It worked great and less then a week later!!

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 10 Minutes
             
            5.0

            this acne kit really works in 2 days

            By Bre

            from Loma Linda , Ca.

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Good Value
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • On-the-go
              • Women

              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

              i use this before bed and in the morning

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 10 Minutes
               
              5.0

              I would buy it again!

              By Megs

              from Minnesota

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective
              • Good Value

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                Great product with great results!!

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 10 Minutes
                 
                3.0

                You have to be persistent

                By Shelly

                from Strafford, Mo

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Oily Skin

                  Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                  This product is fairly effective at minimizing break outs. I purchased the travel size and I still have product left after daily use for two months. I did not see results quickly, that's why I say you need to be persistent in using this as it takes a good month of use to see a reduction. I found that my face seemed to get more oily when using the mattifier and with it containing zinc it was like putting diaper cream on my face. The spot treatment works very well for new onset pimples as mine were nearly gone the next day. I purchased the large size cleanser when it was on sale and I will purchase the spot treatment when I run out, but as for the rest I will skip as I don't see it is effective for me.

                  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                  • 10 Minutes
                   
                  5.0

                  Loveeeeee Murad!

                  By Barrelracer2696

                  from Lafayette, LA

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective
                  • Good Value
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                    I read reviews on literally everything before buying it and I saw some bad ones about these products but went with it anyways! BEST DECISION IVE MADE! I have hormonal acne, not too bad but I get these huge pimples on my forehead that take foreverrrrr to go away and I'm sure being outside grooming horses every day doesn't help with it. With this product most of them were cleared up within a day or two. Please keep in mind that this will draw everything out of your face, so it may appear worse than usual within the first week or so depending on how bad your acne is! Within a week my face is almost completely clear! I use the products morning and night with an extremely sensitive face yet this does not irritate it whatsoever! I love this stuff and will always use it now!

                    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                    • 10 Minutes
                     
                    1.0

                    Allergic Reaction

                    By Anna

                    from Sacramento CA

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Not Effective

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                        I gave this prodect a go because it's every where everyone talks about it on Socail Media. Right on the first use I noticed I had little white head everywhere all over my neck chest and side of my cheeks. I thought it would go away but my skin was ICHY and very irritated and I noticed I had an allergic reaction. please do my reach other then Ulta reviews there's many others that experienced the same.

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                        • 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
                        • Q:

                          I bought proactiv but didnt even get to use it because if you stop using proactiv regularly, your acne will come back stronger. So i decided to give murad a try, so i ordered it. so before i use it, i just wanted to know if i stop using it on a regular basis after my face has cleared up, will i break out badly again?
                          Asked on 1/5/2016 by Karina from Brooklyn, ny

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Acne can be caused by a multitude of factors like, hormones, stress, diet, not cleansing skin properly or not using other products that are right for your skin. People can have acne all at all ages depending on those things and it can last a short while or years. I myself go through periods where I have very little breakouts and then periods where I have major breakouts that last for a long time. The key is finding the right products that work for you that your skin will like.

                            Dr. Murad is a dermatologist and formulates all his products with the outcome being the healthiest skin you can have.
                            It could be that the acne products are keeping your skin healthy and keeping your acne at bay which is what you want. When you stop using them it could be that one or more of those factors are causing the skin to react and create more acne again.

                            Answered on 1/6/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                        • Q:

                          I have sensitive skin, I use to breakout on my cheek area but now I hardly do. I was left with acne scars and blemishes. Would this product be great for acne scarring and blemishes?
                          Asked on 12/10/2015 by Ana from Portland, Or

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                        • Q:

                          I am 15 and I suffer from acne. I thought as I got older it may go away. When I got my period, it got worse and as the years go by it gets even worse. My forehead and chin are covered in acne and I have tried so many things. Do you think that this product will work for me?
                          Asked on 12/5/2015 by Grunge-filled

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, many people your age will see a huge difference in their skin when using the system both day and night. It might take about 2 weeks for you to really see a significant change but many do see a change after the first week.

                            Answered on 12/7/2015 by Brand Expert from Murad
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