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Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum

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Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum

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85% of Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum users saw spots lighten in just 1 week.* Hydroquinone fades dark spots, age spots and freckles while Hexapeptide-2, an advanced skin-lightening peptide helps even skin tone. Glycolic acid exfoliates to remove dead skin cells, helping the active ingredient to penetrate quickly for faster results.

Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum is recommended as the Step 2 treatment in any Murad Environmental Shield regimen, and targets dark spots and skin discoloration 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 phthalates.

Massage evenly over clean face, neck and chest. Follow with a Murad Step 3 moisturizer.

Precautions: For external use only.
Active Ingredient: Hydroquinone 2.0%. Inactive Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Alcohol Denat., Glycolic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Methyl Gluceth-10, Dextran, Hexapeptide-2, Rice Amino Acids, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Urea, Yeast Amino Acids, Trehalose, Inositol, Taurine, Betaine, Zinc Gluconate, Ascorbic Acid, Chitosan, Propyl Gallate, Nonoxynol-10, Lecithin, Tocopherol, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Palmitoyl Hydroxypropyltrimonium Amylopectin/Glycerin Crosspolymer, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Chitosan PCA, Allantoin, Polyquaternium-10, Sodium Metabisulfite, Sodium Sulfite, Sodium Hydroxide, PPG-26-Buteth-26, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Disodium EDTA, Limonene, Linalool, Fragrance (Parfum).

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MuradEnvironmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum
 
4.1

(based on 417 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Non-greasy (163)
  • Easy to use (140)
  • Lightweight (133)
  • Evens out skin tone (87)
  • Noticeable results (77)

Cons

  • Bad smell (39)
  • Irritates skin (25)
  • Not effective (22)
  • No noticeable results (17)
  • Heavy (7)

Best Uses

  • Uneven skin tone (140)
  • Daily use (138)
  • Sun damage (79)
  • Sensitive skin (39)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (37)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (118), Brand buyer (79), Budget shopper (75), Survivalist / minimalist (57), Beauty expert (8)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (87), Normal (59), Dry (33), Oily (22)

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1.0

unfortunately did not work for me

By Jo

from Charlotte,NC

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

  • Irritates Skin
  • Not Effective

Best Uses

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

    I bought this due to having acne scars and dull skin! unfortunately this did not do a thing for me but slightly burn and irritate my skin! I tried for a few weeks to love it and I couldn't and I honestly did not see an improvement in my skin.

    • Skin Type:
    • Normal
    • Age:
    • 18-29
     
    1.0

    Doesn't work, free samples not included

    By Disappointed

    from Texas

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

    I have used the product as instructed, I have not noticed any change.

     
    5.0

    great!

    By marliz21

    from new york

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

        Best profuct ever!!! in 3 days i see a full difference in my dark spots !

        • Age:
        • 18-29
         
        5.0

        Works wonders on me...

        By Almond Goddess

        from Columbus, OH

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

          I was first introduced to this product in-store. When it was sold to me, the salesperson candidly said that some people didn't really find the product helpful. Well, I have been the exception. My brown patch had faded, then I stopped using it. It came back, I bought more, reapplied - and within a day, the color began to fade. Can't promise it would work for you, but it's definitely worth a try! (Product is on the expensive side, but worth every penny.)

          • Skin Type:
          • Normal
          • Age:
          • 45-59

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Works Amazing!

          By Chymclean

          from East, Texas

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

          I have whats basically a freckle mustache, thats due to hyperpigmentation. I've been trying all sorts of different products with not much success. I tried this product and within a week I've noticed its lightened a lot!! Its barely noticeable now, Im hopefully with continued use that it will lighten up completely.

           
          5.0

          Works

          By Jess

          from Richmond, TX

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

          I've been using this only at night for roughly 2 weeks now. I did notice an immediate change in my skin tone after the second use. It did what it said; it lightened my acne marks and sun spots. I will continue to use it to see if they disappear completely. However, the initial smell is atrocious. It smells like a burnt tire.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love it

          By Lauren

          from Philly

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

          I'm very freckle prone and it wouldn't be a problem except I always get a huge clump of freckles on my nose that form into one giant brown spot. After putting this on every other night (my skin can be sensitive so I try not to overdue it) I saw a huge difference in about two weeks. This is going to be a staple in my skin routine from now on.

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Bad Reaction

          By Prin

          from Orlando, FL

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

          This product did not work for me. I did notice my dark marks fading slightly after about two weeks. However, I had to stop using it because it was causing me to break out terribly. I stopped using it for a week and my face cleared up 80%. I went back to using it and the bumps came back. I would prefer a product with less harsh chemicals. I started using a peel off mask and its clearing my dark marks amazingly and its about 1/10 of the price. Didn't really care for the smell either. Kind of similar to vinegar.

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
          • Age:
          • 18-29

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Very impressed

          By Kls13j

          from FL

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

          If you're like I was and debating between which pigment corrector to purchase I recommend this one. I initially went with Proactiv and after an entire month of use I didn't notice a change in my hyper pigmentation AT ALL. This is definitely more than I care to pay for skin care, or anything for that matter, but after a couple of days I was already noticing a difference.
          It's been about two weeks since I started using this product and my really bad dark spots are noticeably lighter and my skin looks more even overall. Additionally, this stuff seems to last a while. I've been using it mostly everyday and you can barely notice a decrease in the product amount. Very happy with this purchase.

           
          5.0

          This saved my skin!!!!

          By Kae

          from Indianapolis, IN

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

          • Bad Smell

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Redness/ Blotchiness
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum:

          When I was about 13 I started to suffer from cystic acne. After going to the dermatologist for years, my acne has finally gotten in control. However, I am now 18 and even though my acne has cleared up, my face still looks like it's full of pimples from scarring!!!! It made me lose confidence and I have extremely low self esteem because of this. An ulta employee recommended that i use this product. It's been a little over a month and I see a DRASTIC change in my skin. My skintone looks so much more even and less blotchy. I can actually leave the house without makeup now!! Honestly am so glad i tried this product.

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
          • Age:
          • 18-29

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          • Q:

            Can this be used just on a few age spots on my nose?
            Asked on 5/15/2018 by SteelerGirl from Pittsburgh

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              You want to apply the Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum to your entire face so that your skin tone remains even.

              Answered on 5/22/2018 by Official Answer from Murad from Brand Answer
          • Q:

            I have Vitiligo on my face and discoloration. My question is that does this product lightens my pigmentation to help fade away my Vitiligo..
            Patricia Stanclu
            Asked on 5/11/2018 by Patricia from Babylon, US

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              The Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum will lighten pigmentation that has been darkened for the sun or injury. It will return your skin to it's normal tone.

              Answered on 5/22/2018 by Official Answer from Murad from Brand Answer
          • Q:

            Does this product work on severe hyperpigmentation issues or only light spots?
            Asked on 4/13/2018 by Jennifer from OH

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              The Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum helps to lighten unwanted pigmentation. The Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum will help lighten the pigmentation that concerns you. The most important thing to keep in mind is that the sun causes pigmentation to darken so it is very important to use sunscreen, especially when you are using a product containing hydroquinone. The minimum SPF recommended is SPF 15. Reapply every 2 hours to maintain protection.

              Answered on 4/16/2018 by Official Answer from Murad from Brand Answer
          • Q:

            Does this product have Vitamin C in it?
            Asked on 4/3/2018 by LKBteacher from Cincinnati, OH

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Yes, the Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum contains Ascorbic Acid which is vitamin C.

              Answered on 4/4/2018 by Official Answer from Murad from Brand Answer
          • Q:

            Can this product be safely used on eyelids without harming my eyes and the thin skin there? I have darkening after an allergic reaction.
            Asked on 3/30/2018 by teddy bear from undisclosed

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              We do not recommend using the Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum on your eye area. The eye area is very different than the rest of your face as it does not have oil glands. You want to be very careful as to only use eye creams on your eye area.

              Answered on 4/4/2018 by Official Answer from Murad from Brand Answer
          • Q:

            If using at night is it okay to apply a exfoliating toner (salicylic acid) first, then the serum, followed by moisturizer. Or should you just use the serum and moisturizer?
            Asked on 3/20/2018 by Adeshola from NJ

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              You only want to use one treatment in the morning and one in the evening. I would recommend that you use the Exfoliating Toner in the morning and then the Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum as your evening treatment.

              Answered on 3/21/2018 by Brand Expert from Murad
          • Q:

            Can i use this product while using Retin-A which was prescribed by my doct
            Asked on 3/18/2018 by Edith from Los Angeles

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Dr. Murad always advises checking with your prescribing physician regarding using any treatment with a prescription.,Dr Murad always recommends consulting with your prescribing physician regarding using other treatments with a prescription.

              Answered on 3/20/2018 by Brand Expert from Murad
          • Q:

            Can I use this product as a spot treatment directly over my dark marks? I don't have dark marks on my entire face, only a few areas.
            Asked on 3/17/2018 by Prin from Orlando

            2 answers

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              You want to apply the Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum to your entire face so that your skin tone remains even.

              Answered on 3/27/2018 by Official Answer from Murad from Brand Answer
            • Brand Expert

              A:

              You want to apply a thin layer over your entire face so that your skin tone remains even.

              Answered on 3/19/2018 by Brand Expert from Murad
          • Q:

            should I Apply my mositurzer or sunscreen first during the day ?
            Asked on 3/11/2018 by unique beauty from Brooklyn, New york

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              If you don't have a moisturizer with an SPF in it already I would then apply the non spf moisturizer then the sunscreen on top. A great tip to remember is the sunscreen is always closest to the sun.

              Answered on 3/12/2018 by Brand Expert from Murad
          • Q:

            Is this safe to use after I derma roll?
            Asked on 3/5/2018 by iaywnm from Maryland

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              It really depends on the depth of the needles and your sensitivity.

              Answered on 3/9/2018 by Brand Expert from Murad
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