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Acne Starter Kit

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MuradAcne Starter Kit
 
3.9

(based on 49 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (17)
  • Effective (16)
  • Lightweight (12)
  • Good value (11)
  • Smells great (7)

Cons

  • Not effective (5)
  • Pricey / poor value (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (16)
  • Oily skin (12)
  • Women (5)
  • On-the-go (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (10), Budget shopper (10)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (11), 30 minutes (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (18)

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5.0

Buy again

By Juanita

from Ohio

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Women

    Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

    Effective c

    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 Minutes
     
    4.0

    Recommended

    By cynthia

    from Knoxville

    About Me Budget 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:

      Highly pleased with results. Recommended.

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 10 Minutes

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      It's great!

      By shauna

      from Havertown pa

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • 30 Day Supply
      • 3 Step Easy
      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Good Value

      Cons

      • Poor Texture

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Oily Skin
      • Women

      Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

      It's only a 30 day supply so I thought if I didn't like it and find results I wouldn't stay with it but my face cleared up so I am happy with it and must acne washes are 3 step. I find it great and it's not really soapy and drying of the skin. It's easy to use and makes my skin feel real clear and less oily

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 30 Minutes
       
      4.0

      Works well

      By Mandy

      from Baltimore, MD

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Effective
      • Light
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

          I use this kit every morning and night and it makes my skin feel great and less greasy throughout the day. I've been using for a little over two months and it's been helping a lot with my acne

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 10 Minutes
           
          5.0

          the best

          By jess

          from tx

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • It Claims Wonderful
          • It Truly Does Everything
          • Lightweight
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

            never been so pleased with a face product this much, it truly does everything that each product claims to do, Love it!!

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 1+ Hour

            (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Fragrance (Parfum) is the #1 skin irritant!

            By Whatsherface

            from Tucson, AZ

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Fragrance
            • Fragrance Parfum

            Best Uses

              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

              I never really dealt with acne until I was about 18, but it was mainly a few pimples, black heads, and blocked pores (white heads). Nothing seemed to make them go away unless I extracted them myself (I know this isn't a good thing to do).
              After trying everything you could get from over the counter I gave ProActive a try. It helped but didn't completely clear my skin. Then I started using Murad's Acne Starter Kit. For a while It was more effective than everything I had tried, but still never made everything clear up on my skin. I stuck with it anyway cause I believed it was eventually going to clean up my skin.
              It finally did but it was very much on and off.
              I decided to do a TON of research about ALL the different things that can cause acne and blemishes, and learned that the number one skin irritant is FRAGRANCE (PARFUM). I was shocked when I saw on the back of my Murad products that Fragrance (Parfum) was listed in the ingredients.
              Since then I moved onto a department store brand that is known for being 'fragrance free', and my skin has finally been pimple free, blemish free, bumps free for 2 years now :)
              I must say, it's extremely disappointing to see Fragrance listed on any skin care product especially when it's a product that's for acne or sensitive skin. What some people don't realize is Fragrance (Parfum) is not JUST one ingredient. It's several ingredients that go into that one word but companies are not obligated to list them.
              I now make sure to always check the ingredients and avoid using ANY product that has fragrance in it, on my my face.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Miracle worker!!!

              By Mama_Schiele

              from Kingwood, Tx

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Drys Skin A Little

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

              I LOVE these products!! I was having a horrid breakout on my chin area that I could not get any relief from. After just one use before bed, I woke up to skin that looked so much better. I use it morning and night but only use the On The Spot treatment at night because it did dry my skin out.

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 10 Minutes
               
              5.0

              Best Acne Product Out There

              By rrodri7

              from Denver

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                I have tried everything to get rid of acne that suddenly appeared about a year ago. Nothing would clear it up and most products made it worse. I saw results from the Murad kit in 24 hours. In two weeks my skin is almost totally clear. I have purchased full size bottles of the entire product line.

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 30 Minutes
                 
                4.0

                Good for a sample kit

                By Marylu

                from Fl

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                      I use this at night but I don't use the moisturizing they provide because it does not say is oil free. I have oily skin and need oil free moisture. The other products have clear my little blemishes pretty good so I going to keep using it for the money it last a long time. I use it every night and I still to make a dent on the amount I use a little goes a long way if you put too much you will prob waist product

                      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                      • 10 Minutes
                       
                      5.0

                      Murad

                      By MaraBear

                      from VA

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Effective
                      • Lightweight
                      • Smells Great

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use

                        Comments about Murad Acne Starter Kit:

                        Proactiv stopped working for me last year and I've been on the hunt for something that did. Finally I found Murad! Thankful to the ULTA employee who suggested it.

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                        • Q:

                          Can I use a different brand of moisturizer then the one it provides? Should I only use this at night or is it ok to wash my face and use the treatment in the morning.
                          Asked on 4/19/2015 by Minea from Saltlake, UT

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            This kit is designed to use both morning and night. Yes, you may use with another moisturizer. The moisturizer provided in the kit is great for oiler skin because it controls shine for up to 8 hours.

                            Answered on 4/20/2015 by Brand Expert from Murad
                        • Q:

                          Is this product ok to use for really sensitive skin?
                          Asked on 3/31/2015 by - from Bluffton sc

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            My first question would be: in what way is your skin sensitive? Are there certain ingredients that your skin is more sensitive to?

                            The Acne Starter Kit contains products with strong over the counter acne medication which is why people love it so much, they see results. What I recommend for people with sensitive skin is to start off slow. First, just add the moisturizer to your daily routine for 2-3 days. If your skin is doing well with that, then add the cleanser to your daily routine for the next 2-3 days along with the moisturizer. If everything is still looking and feeling good after that, then add in the treatment.

                            Sensitive skin sometimes needs to acclimate itself to new products and starting an entire new regimen with active ingredients can be too much all at once.

                            Answered on 4/1/2015 by Brand Expert from Murad
                        • Q:

                          I've been using this product for 2weeks and I love it, but quick question...the mask, how often should one with oily skin use it per week?
                          Asked on 3/21/2015 by nikkiedancer

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            The mask can be used 1-3 times a week depending on how oily your skin is.

                            Answered on 3/27/2015 by Brand Expert from Murad
                        • Q:

                          Can I use this and still wear makeup?
                          Asked on 1/7/2015 by Yess

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Yes, you can absolutely use Murad Acne Starter Kit in conjunction with your makeup routine. We recommend seeking makeup formulas that are noncomedogenic (non-pore clogging) and nonacnegenic (non-breakout causing) for best results.

                            Answered on 1/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • 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

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