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MuradEnvironmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser

Murad

Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser

Item 2082350

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Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser's patented vitamin-packed formula removes environmental impurities, rehydrates, and awakens the senses with a burst of citrus. Phospholipids and Sodium PCA attract and bind moisture to dry skin, while a combination of vitamins A, C, and E defend skin from free radical damage. Allantoin and panthenol work to soothe environmentally stressed skin.

Essential-C Cleanser is recommended as a Step 1 cleanser in any Murad Environmental Shield regimen. It is formulated to cleanse and rehydrate skin as part of Dr. Murad's inclusive health system of care. Dermatologist developed. Tested on people, not animals. Formulated without parabens and phthalates.
Massage a small amount over dampened face and neck. Rinse with warm water and pat dry. Follow with a Murad Step 2 treatment.

Precautions: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.
Water (Aqua), Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Aminomethyl Propanol, Polysorbate 20, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Panthenol, Phospholipids, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Ascorbic Acid, Chitosan, Rice Amino Acids, Zinc Aspartate, Allantoin, Sodium PCA, Lactose, Cellulose, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Propyl Gallate, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Limonene, Linalool, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Ferula Galbaniflua (Galbanum) Resin Oil, Fragrance (Parfum), Iron Oxides (CI 77492).

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MuradEnvironmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser
 
4.6

(based on 165 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (101)
  • Smells great (98)
  • Gentle (87)
  • Improves skin texture (75)
  • Balances skin (71)

Cons

  • Doesn't remove makeup (9)
  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Dries out skin (3)
  • Irritates skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (106)
  • All skin types (54)
  • Sensitive skin (48)
  • Combination skin (39)
  • Dry skin (21)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (57), Budget shopper (36), Beauty conscious (24), Survivalist / minimalist (14), Beauty expert (4)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (18), Dry (14), Normal (12)

Reviewed by 165 customers

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5.0

Love this silky luquid cleanser

By Heidifs

from Maine

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Combination Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Dry Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

    This is a great daily cleanser. I use it in the shower in the am, Then again at night. It is gentle, silky and leaves my skin feeling clean and soft.

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    The only brand I trust for my face

    By Not so Shi

    from Huntington Beach, CA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Moisturizing
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

      This product helps even out skin toneswhile leavijg your face feeling refreshed and hydrated

       
      5.0

      The only cleanser you need

      By NinaLena

      from Riverdale Ny

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Gentle
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Not Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • All Skin Types
        • Combination Skin
        • Daily Use
        • Dry Skin
        • Oily Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

        This is the only cleanser I use it smells great leaves my skin clean and fresh

         
        5.0

        Love this cleanser!

        By MP79

        from Wichita,ks

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Not Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

          I love all of the Murad lines. This cleanser is great for all skin types and I have tried them all. I use every night with the clarifying toner and the essential c night moisturizer.

           
          5.0

          Love Murad

          By Scooters Mom

          from Los Angeles, CA

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Gentle
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel

          Cons

          • Can't think of one.

          Best Uses

          • Combination Skin

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

          I've been using Murad for several years. The Renewing Cleansing Cream is gentle and leaves my skin feeling clean. I also love the the Essential C Cleanser. Used together and you will notice a difference.

           
          3.0

          it's just ok

          By yomelid

          from georga

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

          to me this wasn't anything special it's gentle and cleans but I'm not wowed by it or anything

           
          4.0

          Good face wash

          By Madz

          from Ohio

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Not Greasy
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

            Love this face wash- leaves my skin feeling very clean and smelling good. I still have acne problems when using it, but that might just be me. Biggest downfall of this is the price.

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I love this product! Leaves my skin feeling cleansed

            By Gigi

            from Torrance,Ca

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Gentle
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Moisturizing
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Combination Skin
              • Daily Use

              Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

              I use this in the morning and evening

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I love it

              By Star

              from Arkansas

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Balances Skin
              • Gentle
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • Moisturizing
              • Not Greasy
              • Smells Great

              Cons

              • Doesn't Remove Makeup

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

              Overall experience wonderful!!! I have sensitive oily skin and I have no complaints. Other than it not washing away makeup. It gives me a great skin complexion.

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I will buy this product again!

              By AB

              from MS

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Daily Use

                Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Essential-C Cleanser:

                Smells great!

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                • Q:

                  What product is good for combination skin.
                  Asked on 1/1/2018 by Erostine from Carrollton, tx

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    As far as cleansers for combination skin, I love the Refreshing Cleanser.

                    Answered on 1/12/2018 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  does this product improve the complexion of skin
                  Asked on 8/30/2017 by sumantha from CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes but only to a certain extent. It is a very good cleanser and has important antioxidants in it. But if you really want to target a certain skin condition I would recommend using a step 2 treatment product.

                    Answered on 9/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  Does this have alpha hydroxy acids in it?
                  Asked on 4/28/2017 by Andrew from FL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    No, there isn't any alpha hydroxy acids in the Essential-C Cleanser.

                    Answered on 5/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  I have the blue Murad cleanse which has helped with my acne, will this one help with it as well?
                  Asked on 4/18/2017 by Zoe from San Francisco, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Essential-C Cleanser is a great cleanser but if you have acne I suggest sticking with the Clarifying cleanser. The encapsulated Salicylic Acid in the Clarifying cleanser would be more effective in treating your acne.

                    Answered on 4/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  Is it better to use this in the morning or at night? I use the soothing (green) cleanser, and I'd like to alternate them.
                  Asked on 4/5/2017 by CaliSun

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    I love that you alternate your cleansers! Yes I would recommend using the Essential-C Cleanser in the mornings, Vitamins A, C and E are great antioxidants for environmental exposure.

                    Answered on 4/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  is this cleanser oil free
                  Asked on 3/21/2017 by SkincareJunkie from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Essential-C Cleanser does have essential oils for toning, astringent, and soothing benefits.

                    Answered on 4/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  Is this product oil free?
                  Asked on 3/21/2017 by Newbie from Portland, OR

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Essential-C Cleanser does have essential oils for toning, astringent, and soothing benefits.

                    Answered on 4/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  Can I use this cleanser in conjunction with another cleanser? Like use this one at night with my clarisonic, and a different one for the morning? Also, I read this cleanser can brighten the skin. Does this help with dark spots and acne scarring?
                  Asked on 2/21/2017 by Krys from PA

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Is this a cream cleanser or foaming?
                  Asked on 2/3/2017 by Trish from Warren, MI

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This cleanser foams mildly with lacey bubbles.

                    Answered on 2/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  Is this product for sensitive skin?
                  Asked on 3/29/2016 by Crystal71

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    That can depend on what you are sensitive to. This is a great, gentle cleanser that won't dry skin. It's filled with antioxidants which will help strengthen the surface layer of the skin which is good for those who are sensitive.

                    Answered on 3/29/2016 by Brand Expert from Murad
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