In honor of Acne Awareness Month and with summer in full swing, it’s time to achieve complexion perfection and get body beautiful with Murad’s top-perfecting products that will soothe redness, fight inflammation, smooth skin, battle “bacne” and fight those pesky pimples. After all, Murad is the go-to beauty brand that will target your acne-related skin concerns so you can put your best face forward and bare beautiful, healthy skin. Check out the following Murad’s must-have acne avengers, complexion perfectors and body beautifiers that will repair and renew skin—and get you gorgeous from head to toe:
Clarifying Mask ($37, 2.65 fl. oz.)- treat your skin once or twice weekly with this breakout-busting mask that works wonders to draw out impurities, absorb oil and attack acne, leaving you with a smoother, clearer and more balanced complexion. Murad’s Clarifying Mask is powered by Kaolin and Bentonite clays, Zinc Oxide, Licorice, Allantoin and Grape Seed Extract which work effectively together to battle breakouts and calm irritated skin while repairing and healing it for a clearer, healthy and more balanced complexion. This Clarifying Mask easily glides on letting you effortlessly apply a generous and even layer onto skin. What’s more, this miracle mask gently absorbs oils and impurities without drying or irritating skin and washes off easily to reveal a cleaner and smoother surface with visibly less blackheads and breakouts. Overall, Murad’s Clarifying Mask is a must-have mask to add to your skin regimen in order to keep skin clean, clear and perfectly balanced while keeping breakouts at bay.
Acne Clearing Solution ($39, 1.7 fl. oz.)- apply this gentle, lotion-like target treatment before moisturizing to impart skin with a protective breakout barrier that will treat blemishes, reduce redness and repair skin. Murad’s Acne Clearing Solution miraculously clears skin without irritating or drying it thanks to its gentle yet effective ingredients including purifying Tea Tree Oil, blemish-zapping Salicylic Acid, pore-clearing Queen of Meadow Extract, and a Vitamin blend that soothes and aids in the healing of inflamed, irritated, acne-stressed skin. This skin-saving solution is the perfect step prior to moisturizing to arm skin with an arsenal of acne-fighting and skin-repairing ingredients to achieve healthy, clear skin. What’s more, in a Murad sponsored study 96% of users saw clearer skin in 72 hours, which means that this skin-boosting solution works powerfully—and quickly to fight pesky pimples and the irritation and inflammation that comes with it. Murad’s Acne Clearing Solution is a fabulous target treatment with a light emulsion-like effect, it’s gentle, non-irritating and best-of-all effective in clearing breakouts, reducing redness and fighting inflammation.
Skin Perfecting Lotion ($35, 1.7 fl. oz.)- indulge with this heavenly hydrator that perfectly melts into skin imparting it with much-needed hydration that’s non-greasy and lightweight. Murad’s Skin Perfecting Lotion is a light, oil-free and fragrance-free moisturizer that’s perfect for acne-prone skin and those that prefer a lighter moisturizer for the summer months. This lotion is packed with good-for-your-skin ingredients including, pore-clearing Queen of Meadow and Algae Extract, rejuvenating Retinol, calming Arnica, and skin-tightening Honey Extract, all which help retexture and refresh skin for a smooth, balanced and healthy appearance. Skin Perfecting Lotion goes on lightly yet feels ultra-soothing and nourishing, giving skin a light veil of hydration while helping to minimize pores, soothe irritation, calm redness, smooth skin’s texture and balance skin. It’s the perfect moisturizing treatment for those that suffer from acne, giving the complexion a daily dose of hydration that’s not heavy nor greasy—and it’s great for all skin types, especially during the summer months because it soothes, nourishes, smoothens, and balances skin for a healthy and radiant appearance.
Acne Spot Fast Fix ($16, 0.5 fl. oz.)- get quick and on the spot acne action with this target treatment aimed to treat pesky pimples and acne breakouts in a flash. Murad’s Acne Spot Fast Fix is an easy-to-use, effective and non-irritating spot treatment that can be used 1 to 3 times a day to zap blemishes quickly. Simply apply a thin layer to the troubled area and let it air dry as it disappears and attacks acne without irritating, burning or drying skin. Acne Spot Fast Fix is filled with powerful ingredients to stop pesky pimples in their tracks including, Micronized Benzoyl Peroxide which quickly yet gently penetrates to treat acne, Niacinamide which reduces redness and evens skin tone, and Great Burnet combined with Allantoin to help soothe irritated and inflamed skin. Overall, Acne Spot Fast Fix is an odorless, colorless, gentle yet effective on the spot acne treatment that quickly takes action to attack acne overnight.
Acne Treatment Concealer ($20) - this 2-in-1 blemish buster and concealer treats skin with a double-duty dose, serving as a blemish slayer as well as a concealer cover-up to help disguise those unsightly and pesky pimples. Murad’s Acne Treatment Concealer comes in two convenient shades: Light and Medium, so that you can flawlessly cover blemishes to match your skin tone while ingredients like Salicylic Acid, Green Tea and Vitamins A, E & C work their magic to clear and prevent breakouts, regulate oil production, and repair and renew skin for a clear and smooth complexion. This concealer is a must-have for all guys and gals looking to treat blemishes while discreetly camouflaging their appearance. What’s more, this concealer stick is very easy to apply, simply dab a thin veil onto the troubled spot and blend. You’ll also be pleasantly surprised to know that this miracle wand is packaged in an easy portable stick so you can carry it in your bag for touch-ups. Murad’s Acne Treatment Concealer gives the one-two punch to blemishes, acting as a concealer and serving as a target-treatment in an easy tube—and all for the price of one.
Acne Body Wash ($39.50, 8.5 fl. oz.)- bid farewell to “bacne” thanks to this zit-stopping and easy-to-use body wash that gently but effectively cleans and exfoliates skin, helping to get rid of dreaded acne so that you can get beach-body ready and feel clearly confident. This body wash battles breakouts by gently polishing your skin with anti-acne ingredients while you shower. Murad’s Acne Body Wash uses Date Seed Powder to wipe out pore-clogging impurities, Green Tea and Licorice Root Extracts to heal and soothe skin and Salicylic Acid to keep breakouts at bay. Upon using this wash, skin will feel clean, refreshed and reinvigorated, getting you beach body ready as it works its magic to treat acne affected areas and combat “bacne.” Murad’s Acne Body Wash is the perfect acne antidote for those that regularly suffer from uncomfortable body acne, the workout warriors that frequently break a sweat, and those that experience the occasional breakout or troublesome cyst. Plus, it’s the perfect body beautifier for this summer season as the temperature rises—it will tame and treat our skin as fun in the sun and sweat begin to bring on the breakouts.
Clarifying Body Spray ($37, 4.3 fl. oz.)- this genius body spray is an easy to use target treatment against acne that cleverly and conveniently battles blemishes with a blast. Murad’s Clarifying Body Spray will be your BFF this summer season as the temperature rises and acne begins to fester—and there’s no need to break a sweat because this spray swiftly and easily fights body blemishes with pore-purifying Blue Lotus Extract, comforting Menthol, repairing Retinol and acne blasting Salicylic Acid to keep you in the clear. Simply aim at the troubled area and spritz, no need to twist your neck or maneuver your arm in a strange or awkward position because this spray features a revolutionary 360° spray which works upside down and any which way to easily treat hard to reach spots and target acne blemishes on contact. Overall, Murad’s Clarifying Body Spray is a speedy and stress-free yet effective solution to treat blemishes and prevent future breakouts.
Be sure to visit www.murad.com to shop for these acne “all-stars” and to see the entire product line.
Disclosure: Author received product samples solely for the purpose of review, with no monetary compensation to offer a favorable mention. All information provided is for educational purposes only. Author accepts no liability for any loss or damage that may occur from the use of any information or products featured in articles. Opinions expressed are those of the author.