In an age where we applaud gap teeth, freckled faces, and unruly brows – there’s one beauty statement that is never going to gain any traction, and that’s blemished skin. Despite traditional associations with pimple-faced teenagers, the truth is, acne holds no barriers – with seemingly any age or skin type able to come under its warpath. Which is not great news for an influencer with a shoot day marked out in the diary – even if they do have the help of FaceTune and Lightroom’s healing brush at their disposal.
As a result, the past few months has seen a common product begin popping up across Instagram feeds: Murad’s Outsmart Blemish Clarifying Treatment, a product that has actually been clinically proven to reduce overall blemishes in just 1 week. In fact, even those Instabloggers who only get the rare blemish have been spotted keeping the treatment stocked in their bathroom cabinets for those emergency situations.
Different from your traditional breakout treatments (let’s not even talk about the toothpaste trick), Outsmart Blemish Clarifying Treatment addresses the three key factors that lead to breakouts – without the typical drying of the skin associated with many other acne-fighting products. A lightweight soothing gel serum, Outsmart Blemish Clarifying Treatment works by treating and preventing blemishes, controlling oil, reducing the appearance of pores, exfoliating, controlling oil and hydrating and calming skin. See why it’s become an influencer’s go-to?!
Through our regular scroll of the Gram, some of the influencers we’ve spotted using the product include: Ashton Wood, Cori Wood, Alex Wallis, Maddison Yates, Julia Gelonese, Liz Nolan, Tarrah Alexandria, Melody Rusk, Ash Grats, Chloe in Roses, Amy Munro, Hannah Ruby Phillips, and Eliza Anne Boyd.
Below, we take a look at who’s saying what about Murad’s Outsmart Blemish Clarifying Treatment and just why they’ve been adding it to their skincare routine…
Who’s been talking about it: Chloe in Roses
What they’ve been saying: “You may have seen on my stories recently I’ve been testing out some products from the @muradskincareaus range. Over the past 12 months I’ve developed a love hate relationship with my skin. If I don’t look after it, I’m more prone to breakouts. Before I started using the Murad Outsmart Blemish Clarifying Treatment, I was having a breakout from stress and being too tired to follow a skin care routine. Getting the products made me excited to try them and see how much skin would handle them. It’s almost been a week of using the Outsmart Blemish Clarifying Treatment and my face has improved dramatically. My breakout has subsided. My pimples and blackheads have been reduced, not only in my emotional breakout areas but also my long term blemish areas. To keep the trial of this treatment realistic, I’ve refrained from using my other products (except my in shower cleanser) so I can gauge just how well the Outsmart Blemish Clarifying Treatment works. 6 days later and I’m already feeling back to my normal self!”
Who’s been talking about it: Julia Gelonese
What they’ve been saying: “Skincare is so important, so when @muradskincareaus passed me the OutSmart Blemish Clarifying Treatment I couldn’t be more thrilled! These bad boys aim to reduce excess oil and shine, as well as blemishes and clogged pores! I can already feel the difference 🤩”
Who’s been talking about it: Melody Rusk
What they’ve been saying: “Ok guys. @muradskincareaus has come up with one of the best anti-blemish creams I have ever used. With its concoction of ingredients, it controls oil levels, exfoliates and hydrates – and I could see a difference in just under a week. Hello no make up days 👋🏼”
Who’s been talking about it: Alex Wallis
What they’ve been saying: “Keeping my skin in check this season ⭐️ my go-to for fresh clear skin 👸”
Who’s been talking about it: Maddison Yates
What they’ve been saying: ”My skin’s a whole lot clearer thanks to @muradskincareaus OutSmart Blemish Clarifying Treatment 🙌🏽✨ The lightweight gel-serum leaves your skin feeling so fresh & so clean!”
Who’s been talking about it: Tarrah Alexandria
What they’ve been saying: “Cannot stress how great this product from @muradskincareaus is! I’m already noticing changes in my skin like reduced oiliness and pore size. Cannot recommend enough ✨”
Who’s been talking about it: Amy Munro
What they’ve been saying: “Currently obsessing over this moisturiser by @muradskincareaus 🧚🏻♀️ it has become the perfect base for my foundation 🙌🏽”
Who’s been talking about it: Eliza Anne Boyd
What they’ve been saying: “@muradskincareaus blemish clearing line is amaze for helping breakouts and oily skin ✨👌🏼 obsessed 💘💘😍”
The Murad OutSmart Blemish Clarifying Treatment is clinically proven to clear skin of blemish-causing bacteria, oiliness and blackheads while minimising dryness and irritation.