Murad Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel


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This powerful skin-lightening gel treatment (featuring Hydroquinone) fades post-acne skin discoloration and acne dark spots that linger after breakouts have healed. Plant-derived extracts help keep skin clear and restore clarity and tone.

Murad Post Acne Spot Lightening Gel is suggested for people looking to:

  • Fade acne scars and eliminate acne dark spots
  • Soothe inflamed skin
  • Improve clarity and brightness

Benefits: Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel quickly helps clear skin of post-acne pigment spots and acne spots with a triple-action formula . Hydroquinone, the strongest skin-lightening agent available without a prescription, fades unwanted pigmentation. Willow Bark and Tea Tree Leaf extracts help purify skin. Finally, AHA’s exfoliate your skin to boost clarity and skin tone.

How to Use: Every evening after cleansing, massage a thin layer of the lightening gel over face, neck and chest. For optimal results, follow with an oil-free sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or more during the day or Skin Perfecting Lotion at night.

Ingredients: Tea Tree Oil

Active Ingredient: Hydroquinone 2.0%

Other Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Alcohol Denat., Glycolic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Methyl Gluceth-10, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract Lecithin, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Tocopherol, Palmitoyl Hydroxypropyltrimonium Amylopectin/Glycerin Crosspolymer, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Rice Amino Acids, Chitosan Ascorbate, Lysine Lauroyl Methionate, Zinc Asparate, Allantoin, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Polyquaternium-10, Hydroxyethylcellulose, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Tetrasodium EDTA, Sodium Metabisulfite, Sodium Sulfite, Sodium Hydroxide

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Murad Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel
Murad Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel
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Danielle H.
Lufkin, TX
8 reviews
I had spots from hormonal acne. This took a few weeks to start working, but afterwards it actually diminished most of the dark spots. It's even better if you exfoliate before using.
Shannon G.
Philadelphia, PA
61 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Murad is always a product I've seen on the shelves and was never drawn to it because of its packaging. It's not very inviting. However this serum did help lightening my dark acne scars that are left on my chin
Eliana O.
New Brighton, PA
7 reviews
I swear by this acne cream. It is a definite miracle worker. I apply this before I go to bed on some of my acne scars. They are significantly faded when I wake up in the morning!
Laura D.
East Meadow, NY
5 reviews
Loved this! Finally all my acne scars are gone and I feel so confident. This worked like a charm on even the most stubborn of dark spots, and I would honestl recommend to anyone!
Shira Y.
Boca Raton, FL
12 reviews
I first got this in a 1 month trial kit and after noticing the affect it had on my skin, 1 month turned into 2 years and I haven't looked back! It's so easy to use and I put it on almost every night before going to sleep. I HIGHLY recommend!
Hira B.
Jackson Heights, NY
4 reviews
I had high hopes for this product after using all other products from this skincare line. But this one disappointed me greatly. After using this treatment for a few days i started getting a dry patch and my spots didn't get any lighter !
Liliana A.
Pomona, CA
62 reviews
Cleaned my pores perfectly. Noticed a change in my acne scarring a week into using product. It stings a bit but goes away after a few seconds. I have used product more than once and will continue to use.
Susana D.
Brooklyn, NY
2 reviews
Didn't really do much for my dark spots. I have a bunch of dark spots from past breakouts that I couldn't help but pop (gross I know). All of my dark spots are from acne so I was really disappointed when it didn't clear up anything for me.
Autumn N.
Robbinsdale, MN
598 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
I used to consistently use Murad products until I tried this. I felt like it was a waste of money, spent too much on it and never felt like I saw any results! I stopped using it and ended up getting rid of it
Colby S.
Miami, FL
26 reviews
It actually does what it says it fades dark marks and even skin tone within a short time I don't care for the smell it is an light weight serum that doesn't leave your face felling heavy or sticky I will definitely recommend this product
Cheyenne J.
Warner Robins, GA
236 reviews
How does this product work on oily skin
Kristine L.
Clinton Twp, MI
12 reviews
Does anyone know any tricks or tips on getting rid of acne scarring or brighting them up a bit?? Murad Post-Acne Spot Lightening GelMary Kay Clear Proof Acne Treatment Gel
Rika K.
17 reviews
How long does it take for the serum to begin working? Like when does it start lightening the spots?
Tk K.
193 reviews
I've been looking into this line of products! Is it worth the investment. Does this work ?
Brittany A.
Taftville, CT
141 reviews
Can I get this at sephora?

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