• Makeup for acne-prone skin

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    Many people dealing with acne and blemishes avoid makeup because of the myth that it causes acne. The truth is only ‘bad’ makeup causes acne flare-ups. With light, improved formulas, acne shouldn’t be a concern. Besides, you can still continue applying treatment under makeup, or even better, use acne medicated makeup formulas.
    Here are a few tips to help you choose the most suitable makeup if you have acne prone complexion: 
     
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    Foundation: Chose non-comedogenic, oil-free foundations. Be careful though -If they’re just oil-free, it doesn’t mean they are non-comedogenic at the same time. Comedogenic ingredients are diverse – some binders and emulsifiers can make a formula comedogenic. If you have oily skin, chose a suitable foundation “for oily skin” that will control the excess sebum production and help you achieve a matte finish. Stay away from very thick formulas that promise full coverage. First of all it would look very unnatural and secondly it might be a burden for your blemished skin. Read the rest of this entry »

  • In the Mirror: On Skin Care Myths

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    Wrong skincare procedures and myths: we don’t believe them but instinctively we still use procedures that may harm on a longer run. We surely know “that thing” is not miraculous but we still check out the mirror every 5 minutes hoping to see instant improvement. If only the mirror could speak…

    • Anti-aging and wrinkle creams make your skin younger. Temporarily, it appears that they do! These are products that usually hydrate the skin and improve its appearance for a short period of time following the application by minimizing fine lines and firming contours. Retinol is very efficient for fine lines reduction but it doesn’t have permanent effects. For long younger looking skin, early prevention with sunscreen and daily hydration work best. Read the rest of this entry »
  • 4 of the BEST things to do about acne

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    1. Proper daily skin care regimen with:
      Exfoliants and pore cleansers (Glycolic Acid, Salicylic Acid, Retinol) to deep clean and slough off pore-clogging dead skin cells and debris.
      -Antibacterials (Triclosan) to sterilize, clear up and prevent future infection.
      -Anti-inflammatories (Licorice Extract, Allantoin) to diminish painful irritation and redness.
      -Vitamin C and other antioxidants to prevent and treat unwanted residual pigment.
    2. Read the rest of this entry »

  • We’re all packed… Are you?

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    Beach days, hikes, summer-activities… During the summer we spend a considerable amount of time outside which means your skin gets exposed to the sun and pollution a lot more. With all these outdoors activities, it gets easy to forget to take care of your skin, but not this summer!

    Murad Canada is making it easier for you to pack your essential skin care products with you over the summer days! Bring skin care on the go with our 2 Travel Kits.

    1.   The Resurgence Anti-Aging travel-size kit is designed to restore hydration, firmness and skin texture. All of the products are packaged conveniently for travel.

    2.   The Acne Complex travel-size kit is clinically proven to rapidly clear breakouts and restore smooth skin without dryness or irritation.

    Both kits contain a FREE travel-size Toner: the perfect refreshing treat to eliminate oil and impurities keeping pores clean and clear.
    And for a limited time, with the purchase of any Travel-Kit you are eligible to purchase any of our 6 discounted products, which were specifically chosen as they are a perfect fit for your summer vacations.

    One of them: our best-selling product, The Renewing Eye Cream. The triple-action eye cream treats and prevents under-eye damage. With its intensive concentrate, it will reduce puffiness, brighten dark circles and restore the delicate eye area. Expect an illuminated and brighter appearance!

    This summer, don’t forget to take good care of your skin.

    Pack the convenient travel kits and you’ll be ready to go!

    Buy your travel kit

  • We implicitly trust any and all things Murad

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    Lucky Magazine

    We implicitly trust any and all things Murad, and this little wonder seriously rules. It hydrates, refines and even mattifies while tightening pores and smoothing wrinkles. Pore & Line Minimizing Hydrator

  • How can I change my lifestyle to manage my acne?

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    Dr. Howard Murad explains how the body and the skin are connected and how Murad is formulated for general skin health as well as treating that specific skin concern.
    View all the Murad acne products.

  • Complexion Boot Camp

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    Complexion Boot Camp:
    Skin been to hell and back?
    Here’s how to repair the damage and shape up your regimen for fall.
    The Rescue Plan.
    Tighten enlarged pores
    It’s not your imagination. Your pores probably do look larger right now. “Sun and heat stimulate the sebaceous glands to produce more oils, which – along with dirt and keratin – fill up and stretch our pores. USA radiation, which penetrated into the dermis, weakens and breaks down collagen and elastin, the structural foundation of the skin, and this makes pres even more dilated, “ says Murman., De-clog with a salicylic acid product. “Unlike glycolics, salicylic acids are able to penetrate through sebum to clean our pores” Tighten Enlarged Pores with Murad Pore & Line Minimizing Hydrator

  • Should I dry out my skin to manage acne?

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    Dr. Howard Murad, founder of Murad, explains how to achieve the proper moisture balance to manage your acne.
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  • It’s not just health drinks – Kombucha has become the ingredient du jour for popular skincare lines as well.

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    Audrey Magazine
    In this anti-aging acne line, kombucha stimulates collagen production and inhibits its breakdown to smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Murad Pore & Line Minimizing Hydrator

  • 7 Rules of Summer Skincare

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    Now is the perfect time to switch your entire skincare regimen to a summer regimen. Naturally, there are products you just can’t live without all year round, but generally it is recommended that you change a few of your skincare products and usage with the change of seasons. While in winter it is mostly recommended to use thicker, intensely hydrating creams and strong serum treatments, summer time calls for lighter, gentler formulas for all the products you may use. Here’s what you should change this summer:

    1. Use a lighter, water based moisturizer. In winter, skin is drier and needs extra protection from cold so an oil-based moisturizer or a thicker formula is best suited for your skin. But summer’s soaring temperatures, sun and sweat won’t make a good environment for the heavy creams. Switch to a light lotion that is preferably water based. For oily skin, choose an oil-absorbing, mattifying formula or apply a primer over your moisturizer.
    2. Increase your SPF usage. Not just the frequency, but also its number! If winter time is mostly cloudy where you live, a SPF 15 is generally a good choice for everyday wear. But summer’s sun is most damaging for your skin, especially if you are wearing other medicated treatments, so increase the SPF to 20 or 30 or even higher if needed, but make sure to reapply often (after sweating or washing your face it is best to reapply sunscreen in order to stay protected) Read the rest of this entry »
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