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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 135 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (79)
  • Effective (72)
  • Lightweight (47)
  • Good value (42)
  • Smells great (32)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (71)
  • Oily skin (47)
  • Women (28)
  • On-the-go (19)
  • Men (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (18)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (57), Brand buyer (37)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (48), 30 minutes (45), 1+ hour (8)

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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
         
        1.0

        Didn't work for me

        By MayasMom

        from Ann Arbor MI

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Not Effective

        Best Uses

          Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

          I have used Murad products and really liked them. I think this one just did not deliver. I have been using this kit for two months and my acne and pimples have not decreased.

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 30 Minutes
           
          5.0

          I'm definitely buying this product again!

          By Thatgirlamber

          from Vancouver, WA

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

            I use this starter kit as part of my facial regimen. I've been breaking out so bad lately and wanted to try something new. Within about 3 days I started to see results. The larger pimples were clearing up and didn't leave marks. The only thing I would say to get if you are getting the starter kit would be to have an actual moisturizer handy. The cleanser and acne solution already dries my skin out and adding the oil-control mattifier right after didn't really help. However, I do have oily skin so I apply it thought out the day and it works great!

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 30 Minutes
             
            4.0

            Amazing product!

            By LSmith

            from New York

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Good Value
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • On-the-go
              • Weekly Use

              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

              Amazing product! I have struggled with large hormonal pimples that have caused me anxiety and embarrassment. I have used for three days and already have had two pimples vanish. It doesn't dry out my face or irritate it. I'm a big fan of this product. When my starter kit runs out I will purchase the full sized items.

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 30 Minutes

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              No I will not buy this product.

              By Sa

              from Westbery NY

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Smells Great

              Cons

              • Not Effective

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Oily Skin
              • Women

              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

              I use this product day and night. It cause my face to get dried spots.

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 30 Minutes

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              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

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  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

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    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

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                      • 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
                      • 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
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