Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control (30ml)


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Prevent break outs and promote a healthy and toned complexion with the Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne and Shine Control. This pore-perfecting primer creates an even matte finish.

Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne and Shine Control works to control acne breakouts and minimise the appearance of pores. The universal shade matches all skin tones thanks to the unique Adaptive Shade Technology, and leaves skin looking even, clear and calm.

Directions of use:

  • Apply a thin layer to face under or in place of foundation.
  • If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to every other day.


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I have been using it 3 weeks and so far no breakouts. I have oily, acne-prone skin so struggle to find a primer that works and doesn't cause breakouts. My make-up stays in place and skin is not oily! May not be suitable for very pale skin as the tint is quite dark!

24 February 2014 by



I bought this primer as I have very oily and prone acne skin and struggled to find a primer which could keep in check the oiliness and the acne at bay. No outbreaks so far but my face is oily by midday just like with other primers no matter what I do beforehand i.e. moisturise or not, wait a short/long time before I apply my liquid foundation and setting powder. Nice to apply and light on the skin. Pores pretty much the same size, not much difference than without. Slightly tinted but transparent so blends into my skin and does not show (I have olive skin and tan easily). Not the worse but the best I have used either and very pricey so probably won't purchase again.

4 December 2013 by


Just perfect!

This primer really does it's job. My make-up stays in place all day long. I can use thin or thick face cream and this primer still works really good.

29 October 2013 by


Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control is excellent. I haven't had any breakouts using this primer unlike a couple of others I have used. It provides an excellent base for my bare minerals. Would definitely recommend it.

28 October 2013 by



I use Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control as a primer for my foundation for a more polished look or in place of foundation for everyday use. The lighter tint blends well on my face even though my complexion seems a few shades darker.

14 August 2013 by


Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control

I have very oily skin, large obvious pores and frequent breakouts so I thought this Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control would be able to help my make up stay on as well as helping with my skin. As a primer its OK, it does make the skin feel very dry once it has dried which is why it is so important to moisturise before applying. The product does have a foundation-like colour which is off-putting as most primers are clear so it does look more like a BB cream. Once the foundation is on the overall look is great and I do think it helps to make my foundation stay on an hour or two longer. After a few weeks of use I don't think my skin has improved.

6 August 2013 by


love it

Good Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control, the makeup stay all day. Will purchase again. Highly recommend.

24 May 2013 by


Good product.

I like Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control as a primer. My skin looks flawless after applying foundation, but I'm not sure about anti shine properties.

9 April 2013 by


You must try this!

I have never used a primer before as I was worried about adding another layer to my face! I am in my early forties and am still getting acne but have quite dry and sensitive skin. I am so glad I tried this primer, it is slightly tinted and if you skin was quite good you could probably wear it alone as a BB type cream. I wear it under my foundation which goes on much smoother after the primer, I am finding I do not need as much make up and the make up I am wearing look fresh all day without the need for lunch time touch ups, in fact my make up still looks good at 10pm! Another benefit I have found is that I am experiencing fewer break-outs and my skin is looking finer. I could not live without this now! Please Murad don't ever stop making this!!

17 March 2013 by


I like this product. Works well on my face.Will buy it again.

3 March 2013 by


Great for matifying

I've only been using the Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control (30ml) for a couple of weeks so I can't really comment on whether or not it prevents breakouts, but as a 28 year old suffering from acne and oily skin I have found this product great for keeping my skin matte throughout the day. Don't be put off by the colour, it looks quite dark when it comes out of the bottle but as long as you rub it in properly you'll be fine. You can feel it smoothing and tightening your skin almost instantly!

26 February 2013 by


Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control

I am really surprised about the quality of Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control. It brings out an even skin tone and gives sheer coverage. It really mattifies the skin and helps to clear acne.

25 February 2013 by



I read through a lot of reviews before I purchased this product because its difficult to see what the product is like when buying it online. I read lots of reviews on this site and others and decided that I would try the product. Sadly though the "universal colour" is far too orange for my skin tone (NC/NW10/15) Unfortunately this means that I will only be able to wear this in the summer so am unable to say how good it is at the oil control/ skin perfecting. Though from one swift application I can say that it seems to be much like a tinted moisturiser in the fact that it looks very patchy if its not the right colour for your skin. Though the texture (more oily than I had imagined) did look nice on the skin. It surprises me that a product which has a colour, unlike most typical primers which are nude/cream toned, doesn't have an available swatch online to make this clear or come in different colours in my opinion.

8 February 2013 by


I have searched for ages for a primer that actually works for my oily, spot prone skin and this is it! Keeps my skin looking matte all day and doesn't cause breakouts. Well worth the money!

8 February 2013 by


Fantastic product with my very oily skin my makeup actually lasts the full day. I sometimes have a little oil break through on my forehead but no where near as bad as the oil slick I used to have. It also helps with oil congestion and breakouts. Definitely buy again.

29 January 2013 by


Amazing stuff

This is Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control is probably the best thing I've spent money on in a while. It does exactly what it says on the bottle. Not only it does it do an amazing job combating acne, it also gives you a great healthy looking dewy skin. I can honestly wear it and feel comfortable with it alone and not need to wear any foundation on top of it sometimes. I definitely recommend it!

28 January 2013 by



This primer is great! Keeps my skin matte all day. Highly recommend.

21 January 2013 by


Holy Grail Primer!

I'm so glad I found Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control (30ml)! It lasts all day and a little goes a long way. I've noticed that my usually oily skin is now looking matte. I can't fault this, great product Murad!

16 January 2013 by


Didn't work for me

I bought this based on the other reviews on this site. I have oily, acne prone skin and use a lot of the other "blue" Murad products. Instead of giving a matte look under foundation, I found it just made foundation sit on the skin and in pores and made pores more visible rather than less.

13 January 2013 by


Very good product

Does what it says on the bottle!! Brought me out in a few spots to start but then corrected my skin very well and the spots don't last half as long and the redness goes down very quick. Not as good on the mattness but I can wear alone with some loose powder over the top instead of wearing a foundation. I would definitely purchase this product again.

12 January 2013 by


Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control (30ml)

Excellent product, will buy again

2 January 2013 by


I like it!

The Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control (30ml) comes in nice packaging and is a great product inside. Very smooth coverage, easy to apply and stays on long with no shine. Ideal for oily skin.

25 December 2012 by


No glitter on my face most of the day. I like this product.

25 October 2012 by


great product

This Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control is brilliant. Whenever I put on a moisturiser my skin is shiny. This primer not only gives a lovely matt finish which lasts all day, but because it is tinted it covers imperfections and evens skin tone aswell. I don't even need to wear a foundation.

15 October 2012 by


This is the second one I have bought. Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control is the best ever for stopping shine and I don't even have to wear any other make up; I just use this. No foundation is needed unless you want more coverage. An excellent product and I will continue to buy it! Give it a try!

9 October 2012 by


not much oil control for me

Murad Skin Perfecting Primer Acne And Shine Control is OK for oil control, but for me it's not too outstanding.

20 September 2012 by


Bought this by chance, I haven't used foundation in years. I really like it! It covers but it doesn't show. Very light, very subtle and I just don't get that heave make-up-feeling. It's fresh and easy to apply.

10 September 2012 by


Great if you have combination skin, which starts off dry and is then oily at the end of the day. It gives a nice matte finish, but keeps illuminated. Good coverage and very gentle on the skin; excellent if you cant walk out the door without a little even flush of colour. A staple.

1 September 2012 by



Loved this product! Gave a perfect base for make up or without make up looks great too!

28 August 2012 by


Murad perfecting primer acne and shine control

I have very fair skin that is sensitive. This prime is just what I need with an oily T zone. I apply it with a foundation brush. It is not too dark, and it does what it says! It takes care of my oily T zone, and covers any imperfections like broken blood vessels or any pimples on my face. I just love this product that can be worn alone as a foundation. Murad, you did your homework in this product .

20 August 2012 by


Just what I'v been looking for!!

For a mixed skin like me with traces from previous problems with acne, this product is the best I have tried when it comes to primers. You gett exactly what the product promise. It evens out the skintone and makes the shine non existing. I'm very happy for finding this product, it is worth every penny!:)

7 May 2012 by



This is Fantastic! My skin looks perfect ... I will wear it every day :-)

28 April 2012 by

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