What it is:
A powerful treatment with five clinically proven acne-clearing acids to clear existing acne and help prevent future breakouts.
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 it is formulated WITHOUT:
What else you need to know:
Five acids. Clear skin. Proprietary penta-acid technology is salicylic acid combined with lysophosphatidic, hydroxydecanoic, sebacic, and glycolic acids to reduce pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads. This product is non-irritating, non-drying, and free of gluten, alcohol, and animal-derived ingredients.
"I have seen many patients develop a tolerance to prescription acne treatments, and when they stop working, it’s devastating. Treating acne demands a more holistic approach that includes lifestyle, nutrition, and advances in topical skincare. I developed Outsmart Acne™ Clarifying Treatment to be used as part of a whole-person regimen to help skin stay consistently clear."Howard Murad, M.D., FAAD
Murad is cruelty-free, and is proud to deliver high-performance formulas that are tested on people, not animals.
Clinically tested by an independent laboratory and proven safe for sensitive skin.
In clinical expert grading:
- 96% of subjects had reduced pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads in just 1 week
-AM and PM.
-Cleanse skin thoroughly before applying product.
-Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer.
-Avoid contact with eyes.
-Sensitivity test for a new user: apply the product sparingly to one to two small affected areas during the first three days of use. If no discomfort occurs, follow directions as stated on the label.
-Hydroxydecanoic Acid and Sebacic Acid: Help control oil.
-Lysophosphatidic Acid: Reduces the appearance of pores.
-Glycolic Acid: Exfoliates.
-Boswellia, Honey and Rice Extracts: Soothe and calm skin, while counteracting dryness and redness.
Water, Propanediol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane/Silica Crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Niacinamide, Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, PPG-26-Buteth-26, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Extract, Boswellia Serrata Extract, Oligopeptide-10, Tocopheryl Acetate, Glycolic Acid, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Zinc Gluconate, Allantoin, Honey Extract, Sebacic Acid, 10-Hydroxydecanoic Acid, Silver Citrate, Glycerin, Urea, Yeast Amino Acids, Trehalose, Inositol, Taurine, Betaine, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Cetyl Alcohol, Xanthan Gum, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Butylene Glycol, 1,10-Decanediol, Disodium EDTA, Citric Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate, Limonene, Linalool, Fragrance, Blue 1 (CI 42090), Yellow 5 (CI 19140).
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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