Sunday, December 11, 2011

Murad Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum


I love this product!  I deceided to put it to the test and take before & after photos.  I was thrilled with the results in only a 2 week period.  I applied every evening for 2 weeks.  Some days I applied during the day time.  My skin has heavy discoloration from past acne and a bad peel (not done by me).  My clients always come to with their frustrations using lightening products and this is my new top pick.  This serum is suitable for hyperpigmentation: sun damage, acne scarring, sun spots, age spots, melasma, uneven skin tone.  You will love the results!

Murad:
  • Clinically proven to restore clarity and even skin tone by  reducing the appearance of sun spots and age spots by 33% in 1 week.
  • Helping prevent the development of new pigmentation.
  • Hydroquinone fades existing dark spots, age spots and freckles.
  • Hexapeptide-2, an advanced skin lightening peptide, complements the results of Hydroquinone and prevents future damage/scarring by helping prohibit pigment formation.
  • Glycolic Acid exfoliates to remove dead skin cells, helping the active ingredient penetrate more quickly for faster results.
This product does all that it claims.  The Glycolic Acid effectively exfoliates skin and allows the Hydroquinone to penetrate skin and goto WORK!  I had a significant amount of hyperpigmentation around my mouth and it is almost gone.

A normal side effect of using Glycolic Acid on a daily basis is dehydrated skin.  My skin felt a little dehydrated (but far less then other lighening gels/serums), I suggest layering on moisturizer after applying this serum.  Allow the serum to absorb1-2 minutes first.  After moisturizer apply your SPF 30 to protect your skin and prevent skin from further darker pigmentation from occurring.   SPF 30+ is a necessary for lightning to occur and prevent darkening from reoccurring.  I will continue to use this product to even my skin tone and look forward to even better results.  TIP: Use with Clarisonic for even better results!  This will allow better penetration of the active ingredients like Glycolic acid and Hydroquinone.  Murad delivers with another fantastic product!

Active Ingredient: Hydroquinone (2.0%)

Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Alcohol Denat., Glycolic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Methyl Gluceth-10, Nonoxynol-10, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Rice Amino Acids, Lysine Lauroyl Methionate, Zinc Aspartate, Chitosan Ascorbate, Lecithin, Tocopherol, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Palmitoyl Hydroxypropyltrimonium Amylopectin/Glycerin Crosspolymer, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Chitosan PCA, Allantoin, Polyquaternium-10, Sodium Metabisulfite, Sodium Sulfite, Sodium Hydroxide, BHT, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Tetrasodium EDTA

1 Oz.
$60
4/5
Available at Murad.com


Product provided by Murad.  This review is my honest opinion.

 
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After

Accelerated Spot Removal Set

9 comments:

  1. Hello!

    I'm indian and I have hyperpigmentation on my temples and above my upper lip I have used Pca skin, obagi nu derm.
    I plan to buy another effective product could you advice me please?
    thanks

    Sonia

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  2. Hi Sonia,
    Do you know the cause of your hyperpigmentation? Acne, birth control, pregnancy, over exposure to sun? The Cosmelan Peel is your best option, but it's expensive $300-$800 depesnding on where you live. Neostrata HQ Skin Lighteneing Gel, Murad Rapid age spot and pigment lightening gel, Renee Rouleau Post Breakout Fading Gel (Great for fading acne marks) are good at home options. Don't forget a spf with 30 and up with zinc oxide or titanium dioxide. Let me know if you have any other questions. =)

    J

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  4. Hi

    I live in Europa and I have acne marks and natural hyperpigmentation

    thank you for responding so quickly
    Sonia

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  5. Hi!

    How long do you use the Murad lightening serum? Do you use one pump every morning and night?

    thanks

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  6. You would use it 2x a day morning & night for 3 months or until your done with the bottle. Usually you will have finished the bottle before 3 months. I'd suggest researching the use of Hydroquinone before you use this serum so you fully understand the side effects. Happy Halloween!

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  7. hey i m residing in india.. ! i hav acne problem nd because of pimples , scars are left behind(dark spots as i m wheatish in color) . so can i use this product to fade the dark spots of acne ? nd on acne prone skin?

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  8. daily Sunscreen, weekly exfoliation and wear a hat while outdoors to prevent redarkening of scarring. I love Hada Labo spf 50.

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  9. White Rock Laser Clinic is founded with a vision to resolve the patient’s issues with the most advanced, proven and state-of-the-art technology. Our cosmetic treatments include wrinkles removal, age spots removal, Veins removal, Skin tags, Scars, Birth Marks and much more. We pride ourselves on our experience and we believe that our professional services help us stand out among the competition.

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