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Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++

Murad

Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++

Item #: 2201867 Size: 1.7 oz

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Acne Oil-Control Mattifier Broad Spectrum SPF 15 / PA++ is a shine-reducing moisturizer that controls oil for up to 8 hours* and protects blemish-prone skin. Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 / PA++ reduces shine on contact creating an immediate matte surface. It supports natural oil balance throughout the day, and prevents sun damage by delivering powerful UVA/UVB sun protection. Recommended as a Step 3 moisturizer in any Murad acne regimen, it eliminates surface shine as part of Dr. Murad's Inclusive Health system of care.

*In a Murad sponsored study. Individual results will vary. Study results on file.

Dermatologist developed. Tested on people, not animals. Formulated without parabens and sulfates.
Apply liberally to face, neck, and chest.

Precautions: For external use only.
Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 7.5%, Zinc Oxide 3.0%, Ensulizole 1.0%. Water (Aqua), 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, Titanium Dioxide, 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.

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MuradAcne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++
 
4.3

(based on 228 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (105)
  • Easy to use (100)
  • Hydrates skin (52)
  • Non-greasy (50)
  • Moisturizes (43)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (19)
  • Dries out skin (7)
  • Pricey / poor value (7)
  • Not effective (5)
  • Heavy (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (58)
  • Adult acne (45)
  • Moderate acne (43)
  • Oily skin (29)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (21)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (62), Brand buyer (57), Beauty conscious (38), Survivalist / minimalist (16), Beauty expert (9)
    • Skin Type:
    • Oily (39), Combination (30)

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4.0

Great for oil control

By Dee

from Simi Valley, CA

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Hydrates Skin
  • Minimizes Pores
  • Smells Great
  • Soothing
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Moderate Acne

    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

    Found when trying to find something to go under makeup but not clog pores. Overall, it really helps reduce shine, either under makeup or alone. Does take a little bit more to cover whole face but am happy just putting in the driest areas & going from there if I need full face coverage.

     
    5.0

    The only product that prevents my 8 hour "oil face"! Love it

    By Lori

    from Union, Kentucky

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Minimizes Pores
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adult Acne

      Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

      Use it in the morning. Be sure to wait a few minutes before applying foundation. Need to let it "set".

       
      5.0

      This is awesome!

      By AllieD

      from Oregon

      Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

      I have combo/ oily skin, and every summer it seems I have trouble with my oils breaking through my makeup. Even after my 11 hour shifts this keeps my make up from breaking down! I wish I had found this sooner. I will continue to repurchase this.

       
      4.0

      I would recommend

      By Sara

      from Wisconsin

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Hydrates Skin
      • Soothing
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Adult Acne

        Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

        I don't usually like to use a lotion because I have very oily skin, but I know I still need hydration. That is why this oil control product is perfect for one with oily skin. Also I just read that I can use it as a primer, so today I used it in the morning as opposed to at night, and put my concealer/powder over the top. It held my makeup in place, and looks great.

         
        5.0

        I am always buying

        By Ricky

        from Hoffman estates il

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

            This product give good results for my face

             
            5.0

            LOVE this product!!

            By NinaK

            from Springfield, Illinois

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Works Effectively

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

                I had the problem of my oily skin coming through my foundation only hours after application. I use this product before I apply my foundation and I don't have the issue of the oil seeping through the foundation nearly as soon as before, or nearly as bad. I really like this product and won't put my foundation on without putting this on first.

                 
                5.0

                No more oil

                By Les

                from Mesa, az

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Soothing
                • Works Effectively

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

                    I love Murad products and I swear by the oil control mattifier

                     
                    5.0

                    Nice

                    By Lmakeup

                    from San Juan, Puerto Rico

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

                    Nice

                     
                    4.0

                    Controls Oil, but can be drying

                    By Twenty Something

                    from Columbus, IN

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Works Effectively

                    Cons

                    • Dries Out Skin

                    Best Uses

                    • Adult Acne
                    • Moderate Acne
                    • Teen Acne

                    Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

                    I've used this in the past and loved it. With my wedding coming up, I decided to spring for it again. However, it makes my face feel much drier than I remember. It does keep my oil under control, so that part I love. But I usually need to use it in combination with another, more hydrating face lotion to keep it from feeling dried out all the time.

                     
                    5.0

                    Love!!!!!

                    By marmar

                    from Columbus, OH

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Minimizes Pores
                    • Works Effectively

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Blackheads & Whiteheads

                      Comments about Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++:

                      I apply this in the morning and it perfectly finishes off my skincare routine! Cleanser, toner, essence, serum, moisturizer (I don't use this as a moisturizer), sunscreen, and then this mattifier! I don't have to touch up my makeup anymore throughout the day & by the end of the day I just look a little dewy, not oily.

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                      • Q:

                        What is the difference between this product and the balancing moisturizer? I do not experience a lot of breakouts. Oil control is my main concern and so i cannot decide between this and the balancing moisturizer with spf (pink tube). And i do have visible pores. Please help
                        Asked on 7/21/2016 by ashface86 from baltimore

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          This product was designed to give matte skin for up to 8 hours with lightweight hydration. If controlling oil is your main concern, this is the right product for you.

                          Answered on 7/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        I intend to use this product with the invisiblur. The invisiblur is described as a serum (used under moisturizer) and a primer (used over moisturizer). Which product do i apply first?
                        Asked on 7/20/2016 by AshFace from Baltimore, US

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                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          You would apply this first and Invisiblur last before any color product. Think of it as your finisher.

                          Answered on 7/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        I am over 40, but still have very oily skin. Would you recommend this product over the acne/wrinkle reducer lotion?
                        Asked on 6/1/2016 by Shanda from SLC, UT

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, this would be a good daytime option. I would recommend something a bit more hydrating to use at night, like Skin Perfecting Lotion.

                          Answered on 6/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        Hello I bought the Murad environmental shield kit for my dark spots to even out my tone. I just purchased the the resurgence kits because I have bags/dark circles under eyes. But I also have acne issues in certain areas that I always breakout at plus I have oily skin very oily skin for I just purchased the acne kit. Can I use all kits to help with my problems? I heard the mattifier in the acne kit helps before you wear makeup. If so in what order should I use it. Please help
                        Asked on 1/18/2016 by Reka from Charleston

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          You can use all of these items. It really depends on your main concerns. Typically we would say use 1 in the morning and 1 at night. For you, you can mix and match depending on what your skin is doing and how it feels. For example some days I use a few of the acne products and then some of the products from Age Reform. Other days I use some Environmental Shield products with the Age Reform.
                          As for the Oil-Control Mattifer - this is a very light moisturizer that will give the skin a matte finish. This woul dbe your last daytime step before apply any color makeup.

                          Answered on 2/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        What primer would work best with this product?
                        Asked on 12/12/2015 by Kim from Alabama

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Will this work under a non-mattifying primer?
                        Asked on 11/2/2015 by Bailey from San Marcos, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, unless the primer you're referring to is giving an extreme amount of slip to the skin it will work.

                          Answered on 11/3/2015 by Brand Expert from Murad
                      • Q:

                        Would you use this as both as a day and night time moisturizer?
                        Asked on 9/29/2015 by Beauty Blogger from Louisiana

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        I have extremely oily skin and huge pores. Super oily. Will this work for me? Also, can you please tell me if I would use this before I apply ANYTHING, including a moisturizer.
                        Asked on 2/25/2015 by Ritz from Phoenix

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          In a clinical study, Murad Acne Complex Oil-Control Mattifier was proven to control oil for up to 8 hours! It is an ideal choice for those with oily skin to help balance oil production and minimize shine. It provides lightweight hydration, so use of an additional moisturizer is optional. Its silky texture will also help to minimize the appearance of enlarged pores.

                          Answered on 2/26/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Does this product has salicylic acid? I want to know because it breaks me out. And does this comes in a sample size?
                        Asked on 5/23/2014 by cooks from Dallas,Tx

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                      • Q:

                        How many ounces are in this?
                        Asked on 5/17/2014 by Sammi

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This product's size is 1.7 oz.

                          Answered on 5/19/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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