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Murad® Time Release Acne Cleanser

$38.00 Ships Free
6.75 oz.

Availability: In stock


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If aging and acne are skin concerns, you need a cleanser that can deliver results on both fronts. Formulated with encapsulated salicylic acid technology, this low foam wash treats and prevents breakouts long after rinsing. And to offset the drying effects of acne medication, which can make fine lines more noticeable, it also contains hyaluronic acid and amino acids. They bind moisture to skin so it looks more supple and plump while antioxidants fend off free radicals that cause premature aging.

How to Use

Massage a small amount over dampened skin. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.

Active Ingredient: Salicylic Acid (0.5%)

Inactive Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Cetyl Alcohol, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, PPG-15 Stearyl Ether, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Sodium Polyacrylate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Retinol, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Ascorbic Acid, Chitosan, Silver Citrate, Sodium PCA, Betaine, Sorbitol, Glycine, Alanine, Proline, Serine, Threonine, Arginine, Lysine, Glutamic Acid, Zinc Gluconate, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Serenoa Serrulata Fruit Extract, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Beta-Sitosterol, Cimicifuga Racemosa Root Extract, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Cocamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch Octenylsuccinate, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Propyl Gallate, Polysorbate 80, Menthol, Glycol Distearate, Steareth-4, PEG-150 Distearate, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Fragrance (Parfum)

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fantastic product!!

After escaping my teens with perfect skin and never having a breakout ever I was at a loss when at 24 my skin went to cr*p and I had no clue how to fix it. I have sensitive skin due to allergies and drugstore acne products caused rashes and dried out my skin making the problem even worse. I came across a review for this product in a magazine and, even though at the time it seemed like a lot of money, bought a sample kit. That kit lasted 6 weeks and by the end my skin was clear and healthy again. I still get the occasional pimple but no product has ever been as good to my skin as this. The correlating lotion is great in the summer but I need something heavier in the winter (usually bare minerals butter drench)

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This is my absolute favorite cleanser in the entire world. I (VERY) rarely repurchase a product, and this is one I’ve gotten 4+ tubes of. I have acneic, oily/combination skin...which tends to also feel dehydrated. My job requires me to spend several hours outside each day, and I’m in an extremely humid/tropical climate.

That said, this Murad® Time Release Acne Cleanser is the only product that has consistently kept my hormonal breakouts at bay, withOUT leaving my skin tight and dry. I typically use it as a second cleanse, and it leaves my skin feeling plump, hydrated, and nearly acne-free...sans irritation. Since it contains the encapsulated Salicylic Acid, my only recommendation is to be mindful of the products you use after it - you don’t want to layer on a bunch of other acids and irritate your skin! Even with oily, acneic skin, you want to moisturize.

I follow this cleanser up with the Murad® Resurgence Hydrating Toner, which only reinforces my skin’s purity and suppleness, or the Murad® Environmental Shield Essential-C Toner is also amazing! Then, whichever night serums and creams I’m using, or a moisturizer with SPF for daytime.

Highly, highly, highly recommend!

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I have adult acne. This didn't work as well for me as other products. I had more side effects like over-drying and itching.

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So freaking good

This cleanser is amazing for active breakouts. I don't think this is good for every day use unless you have extremely oily or acne prone skin, but I use it occasionally when I'm having an active breakout. It dries everything up, soothes, and leaves a fresh and clean feeling on your skin. No cleanser cleans this deeply. Don't get this if your skin is dry or sensitive.

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