What it is:
A powerful cleanser with two types of salicylic acid purifies pores and treats acneeven after rinsing.
- Acne and blemishes
If you want to know more…
This ultimate acne gel cleanser helps dissolve excess oil, purify pores, clear existing blemishes, and prevent breakouts—including maskne. Two types of salicylic acid start treating immediately and over time. Green tea extract helps soothe and calm irritation for healthier-looking skin.
What else you need to know:
"I suffered from acne as a teenager...having acne was very emotional for me, and I can identify with my patients who feel their acne is never-ending. I also understand the frustration of using harsh acne ingredients that leave behind dryness, irritation, and redness. In addition to formulating Clarifying Cleanser with two types of salicylic acid that treat immediately and over time, I selected the most soothing, calming ingredients to counteract dryness and irritation."Howard Murad, M.D., FAAD
This product is cruelty-free and formulated without gluten.
Clinically tested by an independent laboratory and proven safe for sensitive skin.
In a 3-day clinical study:
- 94% said it dissolves excess oil
- 94% said it deeply cleanses skin
- 88% said it improves skin’s overall appearance
- 85% said it leaves pores feeling clean of impurities
-AM and PM.
-Massage a small amount over dampened face and neck.
-Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
-Follow with a Murad Step 2 treatment.
-For SPF protection during the day, follow with Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 | PA++. At night, follow with Skin Perfecting Lotion.
-Avoid contact with eyes.
-Green Tea Extract: Antioxidants that protect against environmental damage and help calm and soothe red, inflamed, and irritated skin.
Salicylic Acid (1.5%)
Water (Aqua), Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Urea, Yeast Amino Acids, Trehalose, Inositol, Taurine, Betaine, Methyl Gluceth-20, PPG-26-Buteth-26, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Butylene Glycol, Cimicifuga Racemosa Root Extract, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Silver Citrate, PEG-150 Distearate, Menthol, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch Octenylsuccinate, Glyceryl Stearate, Cocamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Polysorbate 80, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Limonene, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Leaf Oil, Cymbopogon Nardus (Citronella) Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Fragrance (Parfum).
Skincare is Healthcare
As a dermatologist and pharmacist, Dr. Murad saw his patients transform because of his industry-first products and whole-person wellness programs. Today, we continue to innovate clinically proven, cruelty-free formulas so our products, like your skin, just keep getting better.
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