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on 8/25/2015 9:51:00 AM
More reviews by iwearyogapantseveryday
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
A little background information: I have normal to dry skin that is sensitive. I don't have a problem with acne, but sometimes a product or something I cannot pinpoint will cause a breakout. My most recent breakout has been tiny pimples on one of my cheeks. I've had it for almost a year now, probably. After doing some research, I decided to try Murad Time Release Blemish Cleanser, which is purported to both help with blemishes and anti-aging, something I'm becoming more concerned with as I approach 30. After trying for a few days, I decided this cleanser was too much for my sensitive skin. But then I broke my bottle of other face wash, and I used this for several weeks because I didn't want to bother running out to Sephora. Thank goodness for that broken bottle because after using this, I realized this isn't too harsh on my skin (although I could probably go without using it in the mornings). My bumps aren't completely gone, but they are noticeably much better. My skin also feels softer and just seems to look a bit brighter. I assume the brightness and clearness is from the anti-aging aspect. Very pleasantly surprised by this cleanser.
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on 8/22/2015 10:32:00 PM
More reviews by blue_eyed_girl101
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Cool
Hair: Blond, Curly, Medium
When I quit BCP at the age of 19, I began a battle with hormonal acne. My cysts never got to the point of some of, for example, the tutorials I've seen online. I never saw a dermatologist, never felt the need, but I struggled daily to cover painful breakouts along my jaw line and I had a hard time believing there was nothing that could be done.Here's the catch: I also have dry-tending skin. I think dehydrated would be the technical term. So, when I found a line that both treated acne and aging, I thought that maybe the aging benefits would treat my dryness while the acne benefits would treat (you guessed it) my acne.And it DID. I use this cleanser in combination with the other anti aging and acne set, so that's this, the Acne and Wrinkle Reducer, and the skin perfecting lotion. I also use the acne spot treatment for the odd (non-hormonal, that's all gone away) zit.My hormonal acne went away. I find that for just an extra shot of moisture, it's nice to use a gel cream at night (currently using Neutrogena Hyaluronic gel-cream). I still struggle with my skin, but at least now I'm working on fading scars rather than healing cysts.It's pricier than Cetaphil, but try Amazon for a decent deal.
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on 8/11/2015 2:38:00 PM
More reviews by Nurns22
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
Save your money ... This product is acne in a tube!! Normally I have normal skin with hormonal breakouts. Being in my 30's I had seen raving reviews of this product and thought GREAT anti aging and acne treatment! They even post ... Give the product time to work you may have an increase in break outs. Oh boy ... What I had was occasional acne that turned into full blown acne Teen style. I gave it time but the acne just got worse! So I went back to my old routine and the acne cleared right up!! Steer clear of this product!!
on 11/14/2014 10:22:00 AM
More reviews by Clxer
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Straight, Fine
I remember being so intrigued by their claim: 'time release salicylic acid'. I was even more impressed by the ingredients. Despite the low percentage of salicylic acid ( 0.5%), the mixture of amino acids like your proline, glutamic acid, arginine etc, anti bacterial agents from tea tree oil and zinc gluconate, Retinol, Anti Oxidant: Vitamin C from ascorbic acid and hydration from hyaluronic acid left me very impressed. As a result, I immediately asked for a sample of it. Trying it out, I noticed a slight cooling sensation from it. Hurrying through the internet for the ingredients list again, there I saw menthol. Don't know how I missed it out, with such an impressive list of ingredients, it sure left me disappointed. Menthol is quite a skin irritant for many people. I am one of those people and when I used other products with menthol I found that it broke me out. I couldn't justify SGD 70.00 for 200 ml at Sephora as well.I can only see this working if your skin is tolerant to the menthol. If so, this would be a lovely product. Read more about it here: http://claudlyy.blogspot.com/2014/11/clear-skin-exfoliation-is-key-part-i.html
on 9/11/2014 3:11:00 AM
More reviews by amoenaonline
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine
I really like this cleanser, though there are some downsides too...Good things:- My face feels completely clean after I use this product, but it's not drying- Helps with blemishes- I love the cooling effect on my skin on the morning!!- Lasts a long time- I like the package and design- The product itself feels and looks really nice tooBad things:- Not really suitable for removing make-up, especially eye makeup because of the cooling effect- Price- Have to order online (Murad is not available in my country)
on 8/15/2014 7:17:00 PM
More reviews by foxyknoxy
Skin: Acne-prone, Dark, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
I found that this cleanser doesn't remove makeup. I'm looking for multi-purpose cleanser and this isn't it. I like the ingredient list excluding the menthol. Not sure what the purpose of including this was. For those with sensitive skin....beware of the menthol. Pros:HydratingGreat Ingredient ListLarge Tube....I had a sample so I couldn't say how long it would lastCons:Won't Remove MakeupYou will probably need to use this product twice.
on 5/15/2014 11:58:00 AM
More reviews by blossom844
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
I really, really like this cleanser. I have struggled with acne since I was 14 years old (I'm now 24) and after trying countless over-the-counter as well prescription acne products, I was finally able to get my acne cleared with Accutane when I was 18. Now, I still have acne-prone skin, but it is mostly in my T-zone. I need a product that can help keep my acne at bay but isn't too drying on my skin, which most acne products are. For a while I was using both Neutrogena's pink grapefruit cleanser as well as La Roche Posay's Effaclar cleanser, but I found that after a while they were just drying out my skin and making my skin texture and acne worse. I first tried this product about 3 months ago and loved it immediately. I liked that it had enough salicylic acid to regulate my somewhat oily, acne-prone skin, yet not enough to dry it out. I love the creamy texture of the cleanser. It is certainly on the pricy side, but a little of the product goes a long way. I also found that, after using the cleanser, my skin tone was more even, softer, and brighter. 3 months later, the results are still the same and I still love this product. Would definitely recommend for those with similar skin types to mine.
on 3/16/2014 2:21:00 PM
More reviews by ekym
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Coarse
I think I got a bad tube of this. It was if the cleanser had gelled in the tube; it was difficult to queeze out and was chunky and thick in texture, making it almost impossible to apply to my face. For some stupid reason I stuck it out instead of returning it. This was no better against breakouts than a drugstore acne cleanser, and I hated the "low-foaming" feature. My skin just didn't feel clean after using this. I won't buy this again.
on 1/27/2014 1:48:00 PM
More reviews by yellowease
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure
I'm 22 and I recently started breaking out. It was not acne all over my face however there were problematic areas. At my nearest sephora I purchased the Murad spot treatment but opted for a cleanser because I didn't want to continue spot treating everyday. I've heard raving reviews on their clarifying cleanser but seeing as my skin was sensitive and not acne-prone I preferred the Murad Time Release because it contained 0.5% Salicylic Acid. I tried it for about a month and just returned it. There was nothing wrong with the cleanser but it didn't help me with my skin and I only had a couple pimples across my eyebrows. In fact, I began to break out all across my forehead and chin and decided against using products that neither helped or calmed my skin. I enjoy cream cleansers over those that lather because my skin is very sensitive. The product was gentle and mild (maybe too mild) but never irritated my eyes. Maybe one day I'll repurchase when I am older (as it is targeted for more mature skin).
on 11/30/2013 1:43:00 PM
More reviews by nfa160
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hi. I'm 27, fair skinned, dark hair, light eyes. I bought this cream two weeks ago exactly. I have combination, dehydrated and dry skin areas, meaning that if I put on cream foundation you could see flakiness around the nose extending slightly to the cheeks, with an incredible shine just a short while later! I occassionaly suffer from acne, only when I'm close to my period, and on the corners of my face, outer jaw, below the ears which have left a few marks and blemishes over time. I used this product day/night, everyday since I bought it two weeks ago and have used Clinique's age defense moisturizer for combination/oily skin after. Here are the results so far:1. Skin that is bright looking and healthy in the morning when i wake up2. Lesser oily complexion after a loooooonnng day at work, includes movement from one place to another, and outdoors sometimes (but, I need to apply a blotting paper to remove some shine at around 5/6 hours after cleansing)3. The two (hard/menstrual period) spots I got began to dissappear after 3 days. There is still some hardness to one of them now (4th day), but the one next to it healed with a mark still there diminishing (note that I am using clearasil blemish control on it, but it is faster now than with using clearasil before)There was no "wow" effect with the results. I was expecting it to be more cleansing and foamy, but it is not foamy at all, and if you wear foundation, you need to cleanse with make up remover wipes or cream. I won't buy it again, and I advise any potential buyer not to, considering that with the cost of this product being 29£, its results were closer to 5£...Still on the search for a great cleanser.
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