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Clarifying Cleanser

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6.75 FL. OZ.

Description

This powerful gel cleanser combats acne and skin breakouts. The rich lather strips away pore-clogging grime, oil and irritants as it helps treat and prevent acne breakouts with time-released medication that remains active for hours, even after rinsing.

Reduces 99.9% of irritating surface bacteria in less than 1 minute based on a Murad sponsored study.

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The Benefits

This maximum strength cleansing gel cleanser combats acne and skin breakouts. Encapsulated Salicylic Acid continually releases acne treatment for hours even after rinsing. Silver Citrate provides powerful antibacterial protection to inhibit blemish formation.

How to Use

Massage small amount over dampened face and neck. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.

ingredient spotlight

Green Tea

Because Green Tea consumption has been linked to better health and enhanced longevity, scientists have been searching for the source of Green Tea’s seemingly magical effects. Current thinking is that the antioxidant polyphenols present in Green Tea act as free-radical scavengers that protect cells against environmental damage and help prevent premature aging. Another class of compounds, xanthines, has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties which may help reduce the severity of a wide range of diseases and conditions. By adding Green Tea extract to skincare formulas, Dr. Murad has discovered that he has been able to enhance their power to calm and soothe red, inflamed and irritated skin.

Principal Ingredients

Water (Aqua), Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Methyl Gluceth-20, PPG-26-Buteth-26, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Butylene Glycol, Cimicifuga Racemosa Root Extract, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Silver Citrate, Menthol, PEG-150 Distearate, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch Octenylsuccinate, Glyceryl Stearate, Cocamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Polysorbate 80, Citric Acid, Tetrasodium EDTA, Chlorphenesin, Methylisothiazolinone, Limonene*, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Leaf Oil, Cymbopogon Nardus (Citronella) Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Fragrance (Parfum)
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Clarifying Cleanser 4.8 5 1216 1263
Best Skin Care I ever used! I have been struggling with adult acne for years. I have tried every product under the sun. Proactiv worked for a little while but it eventually stopped working AND my skin looked dull, old and dried out. Since using Murad I have almost completely stopped breaking out! I haven't even been getting "period pimples"! My skin looks younger, more vibrant and healtier than it has in years! And the products last me forever. I HIGHLY recommend this. I know everyone is always skeptical about these reviews, I know I always am, but I am a real person and I got very real, and wonderful, results. I also have a guy friend, a little younger than me, who had equally great results. July 10, 2007
Good Cleanser! Very good product, it helps to make my skin clean all day! March 17, 2015
Heaven Sent Product! I have had severe acne the majority of my life. I've gone to several different prestige dermatologists and have never seen improvements. I have also almost tried every acne face wash on the market and have only gotten worse skin. This product has been the only thing to clear my skin and reduce my inflammation tremendously. I highly recommend you give this cleanser a try. January 17, 2015
DO NOT BUY!!! Okay so I saw a commercial for Murad on the TV a few months ago and it seemed to be an awesome product, I've always used Proactive but thought it would be nice to just have a one step product. So I went into my local Spehora and asked if the customers generally liked it.. She said for the most part.. Which i took as there is a complainer in every bunch, so sure some people probably don't like it.. I started using the product the day after Christmas.. My skin looks worse then it EVER has in my life!!! FIRST OFF I'm breaking out WORSE then I ever have in my life I have little acne, just on my chin.. After using this my chin is breaking out so badly it looks horrible.. SECONDLY my skin is SOOO dry it is literally peeling. I have NEVER had a product make my skin look so badly before.. I am totally NOT pleased with the outcome. I actually ordered more Proactiv today.. Please be advised before you buy this, and I know everyone has different skin, but, my face is so dry it literally hurts and it also made my lips chapped horribly. I guess from rinsing the product off my face it ran down over my lips and they are so dry I've been putting Aquafer on them every night for 5 days and they still aren't healed.. My skin looks so bad its almost embarrassing to go out.. I DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT! January 2, 2015
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How many times a day can this be used?

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Great question! You can use the Clarifying Cleanser once in the morning and once in the evening. Then follow with your treatment and moisturizer. Splash your face with water and then put a dime size of the cleanser in your hand and rub together to lather. Wash your face with your hands and do so for about one minute. Rinse clean and pat dry.
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I suggest no more than twice--morning and night. More than that may cause irritation and dryness.
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Should i stop using the Clarifying Cleanser?

I started using the Murad Clarifying Cleanser a few weeks ago and now my pimples seem to be getting more noticeable and i don't know if its because i am getting a reaction to it or if its working?
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There are a few reasons that this can be happening. Please email customerservice@murad.com and we can discuss your full regimen and make needed adjustments.
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You MAY be having a reaction, which is most likely if you have sensitive skin. I suggest to stop using it for a couple days and use a gentle cleanser instead. If the redness goes down, it's probably a reaction. If not...well, not sure! Hope I helped, at least a little bit:)
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Is is safe for a pregnant woman to use this product?

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Please be advised that while Murad undergoes all possible safety testing for the quality and efficacy of our products, we have not conducted specific testing for pregnant or lactating women. Dr. Murad recommends that women who are pregnant or lactating consult their physician before using any Murad products.
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Is this cleanser drying?

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The Clarifying Cleanser is not drying and is appropriate for oily, acne prone skin. All Murad products contain hydrators to keep your skin as healthy as possible.
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Methyl in Clarifying Cleanser

I recently purchased the Acne Starter Kit and was very excited to use it. At first I thought it was working, it seemed like my pimples were decreasing in size but the redness is out of control. I did some research and most people say Methyl can cause irritation and redness. I enjoyed the tingling and refreshing feeling of it when I washed my face but I do not want so much redness. I noticed the fourth ingredient is Methyl Gluceth-20 so I suppose the amount of menthyl is quite strong. Does anyone else have an adverse affect? Could this be why my acne is so red?
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Methyl Gluceth-20 is a water soluble emollient and humectant produced from Glucose and Methyl Alcohol and originally derived from corn sugar and corn starch. It is a versatile, gentle, effective humectant, emollient, and foaming agent that imparts a smooth feel to the skin.

Methyl Gluceth-20 is considered extremely gentle and safe for use. It is not listed as an irritant, but no studies or research was found to document its safety by the FDA, CIR, etc.

The redness may be coming from something else. Please contact Customer Care and speak with a Certified Skincare Specialist so we can provide a thorough skincare analysis.
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