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Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 / PA+++

Murad

Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 / PA+++

Item #: 2210998 Size: 1.7 oz

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Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum / SPF 30 PA+++ creates a powerful shield to help protect skin form UVA/UVB rays and free radical damage while improving skin's moisture barrier. Next generation vitamin C and a patented Skin Repair System improve skin clarity, firmness, and elasticity. Ectoin and phospholipids increase and preserve hydration for healthier-looking skin. Broad spectrum sunscreens help shield skin while antioxidants neutralize free radicals. Essential-C Day Moisture is recommended as the Step 3 moisturizer in any Murad Environmental Shield regimen. It helps protect environmentally stressed skin from free radical and sun damage as part of Dr. Murad's Inclusive Health system of care.

Dermatologist developed. Tested on people, not animals. Formulated without sulfates and phthalates.

Apply liberally to face, neck and chest.

Precautions: For external use only.
Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 7.5%, Homosalate 6.5%, Octisalate 5%, Avobenzone 3%, Oxybenzone 2%. Inactive Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Butylene Glycol, Stearic Acid, Diisopropyl Sebacate, Cocoglycerides, Lauryl Lactate, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, Dimethicone, Cetyl Alcohol, Cetyl Phosphate, Urea, Yeast Amino Acids, Trehalose, Inositol, Taurine, Betaine, Phospholipids, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Pelvetia Canaliculata Extract, Ectoin, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Passiflora Incarnata Extract, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Sodium PCA, Panthenol, Tripleurospermum Maritimum Extract, Zinc Gluconate, Ethyl Linoleate, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Xanthan Gum, Aminomethyl Propanol, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Limonene, Linalool, Fragrance (Parfum), Yellow 6 (CI 15985), Red 33 (CI 17200).

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MuradEnvironmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 / PA+++
 
4.5

(based on 89 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Softens skin (45)
  • Goes on smoothly (43)
  • Moisturizes well (43)
  • Smells great (43)
  • Absorbs quickly (42)

Cons

  • Greasy (6)
  • Pricey / poor value (5)
  • Doesn't absorb well (4)

Best Uses

  • After shower/bath (23)
  • Daily use (19)
  • Dry/chapped skin (15)
  • Deep moisturization (11)
  • Winter dryness (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (29), Budget shopper (20), Beauty conscious (13), Survivalist / minimalist (6)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (10), Normal (6), Dry (4)

Reviewed by 89 customers

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3.0

Not my favorite

By Tamra

from Utah

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Smells Great

Cons

  • Too Greasy or Heavy

Best Uses

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 / PA+++:

    I bought it for sun damage and skin lightening product. Its to heavy and makes my make up move during the day.

     
    5.0

    Best Face Sun-Protectant

    By Rose

    from Seattle, WA

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 / PA+++:

    Hands down! The BEST sunscreen for my face. I have dry skin that tends to break out whenever I apply sunscreen to my face. I tried a deluxe sample size of this product which lasted me several weeks so a little does go a long way. The consistency is thin, a little greasy, but I felt it absorbed very well into my skin. I also used this product as a makeup primer. Not sure if it affected the longevity of my makeup but the products went on a lot smoother and blended easier after the application of this product. My only concern is the high price tag for the amount that you get which is the only thing holding me back from purchasing a full size!!!

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Exceptional Product!

    By Texas Gal

    from El Paso, TX

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Moisturizes Well
    • Not Greasy
    • Smells Great
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 / PA+++:

        This moisturizer is the very best, well worth the price. I have roscesea and must be very careful with my skin. I highly recommend this moisturizer. And, one tube lasts months!

         
        5.0

        Love this product! Does not feel greasy, but moisturizes.*

        By Jan with dry skin

        from Ohio

        About Me Brand Buyer, Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Moisturizes Well
        • Not Greasy
        • Softens Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Bedtime
          • Dry/Chapped Skin
          • Winter Dryness

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 / PA+++:

          Really moisturizes without a heavy or greasy feeling. So nice to have 30spf on all the time.

           
          5.0

          Just switched to this product 3 months ago, love it

          By Busy mom

          from Indianapolis, in

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Moisturizes Well
          • Not Greasy
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • After Shower/Bath

            Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 / PA+++:

            Love the smell,doesn't feel heavy but definitely feel moisturizer effects

             
            5.0

            I love this product!

            By Hillary the Swim Coach

            from Houston, TX

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Gives my skin a soft glow!
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Long Lasting
            • Moisturizes Well
            • Not Greasy
            • Softens Skin

            Cons

            • I have been told it smells like sunscreen!

            Best Uses

            • After Shower/Bath
            • I out it on every morning after I wash my face!

            Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 / PA+++:

            It is also a good sunscreen!

             
            5.0

            Have been using Murad for several years and love them all

            By Renee

            from Millmont PA

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 / PA+++:

            I use these products day and night, love them all

             
            5.0

            I've been using this product for years - it's great!

            By TammyD

            from Santa Barbara

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Long Lasting
            • Moisturizes Well
            • Not Greasy
            • Smells Great
            • Softens Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • First thing in the morning

              Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 / PA+++:

              I appreciate the sunscreen as part of the lotion, so I don't have to apply an additional product.

               
              5.0

              Very gentle and with oily skin I was happy to see no shine

              By Ing

              from Lorton, VA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Absorbs Quickly
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Long Lasting
              • Moisturizes Well
              • Not Greasy
              • Softens Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • After Shower/Bath
                • Winter Dryness

                Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 / PA+++:

                Expensive but well worth it!

                 
                5.0

                Nice coverage and moisturizing.

                By Monica

                from San Antonio

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 / PA+++:

                Not cakey white and provides nice moisturizing look.

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                • Q:

                  Is this product oil-free?
                  Asked on 11/3/2015 by VG from Clayton, NC

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Does this specific line of Murad products help with acne scarring? If not, which line would be recommended?
                  Asked on 1/1/2015 by adzam from Central California

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    The first question we would ask is, are you still suffering from acne? If so, we would recommend products from the Acne and Anti-Aging Acne segments of the Murad product line. Specifically, Post Acne Lightening Gel (Item #: 2146523) which has been scientifically proven to lighten discoloration and help combat breakouts and irritation. It contains Hydroquinone which fades post-acne spots and freckles, Willow Bark and Tea Tree Leaf Extracts which help treat blemishes and soothe inflamed skin, and AHAs that exfoliate to restore clarity and tone.

                    If you are not dealing with acne and you are concerned about more than acne scars, like sun damage and environmental aging, then we would recommend this product, Environmental Shield.

                    Answered on 1/14/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  what percentage is the Vitamin C in this product?
                  Asked on 6/24/2014 by Princess from Marietta, GA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    In order to ensure that each Murad product delivers the results it promises, Dr. Murad determines appropriate levels for high-performance ingredients like Vitamin C in each formula. To protect proprietary formulas from imitation, Murad does not disclose the percentage strength of any ingredient unless legally required to do so, typically in the case of an ingredient that is an over-the-counter drug. Accordingly, the amount of Vitamin C in Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30/ PA+++ is a trade secret and will not be disclosed.

                    Answered on 6/30/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  What is the size of this tube?
                  Asked on 4/10/2014 by Marie

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This product's size is 1.7 oz.

                    Answered on 4/10/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  I thought that Vitamin C's potency was diminished if it exposed to light. I am looking at the product and notice that the plastic bottle it is in is opaque/clear. Won't the lotion not be as effective?
                  Asked on 4/3/2014 by Sharon

                  2 answers

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Excellent question!

                    Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 | PA+++ is effective due to 2 factors:

                    1. The Murad recipe, consisting of antioxidants, anti-inflammatories and hydrators, protects and stabilizes the next generation Vitamin C ingredient.

                    2. Ectoin helps to preserve the Vitamin C

                    The combination of the above ingredients ensures the efficacy and stability of Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 | PA+++.

                    Hope this info helps!

                    Answered on 4/7/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    We received this additional info from Murad:
                    "The Vitamin C used in Essential-C Day Moisture is oil soluble as opposed to most Vitamin Cs (and previous generations) that are water soluble. Being oil soluble also makes it much more stable."

                    Answered on 4/8/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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