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Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser

Mario Badescu

Acne Facial Cleanser

Item #: 2209929 Size: 6.0 oz

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Prevent and heal existing acne with Mario Badescu's exfoliating and deep cleansing wash formulated with acne-fighting salicylic acid. Contains aloe vera and chamomile, two natural ingredients that calm and soothe acne inflamed skin. For best results follow with Mario Badescu's Special Cucumber Lotion or recommended astringent.
Twice daily, gently massage on face in circular motions, avoiding eye area. Rinse with tepid water and pat dry. Follow with toner or astringent.
Deionized Water (Aqua),Glycerin, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Aloe Vera (Barbadensis Leaf) Gel, Hyaluronic Acid, Thyme (Thymus Vulgaris) Extract, Chamomile (Chamomila Recutita) Extract, Isopropyl Alcohol, Salicylic Acid, Triethanolamine, Propylene Glycol.

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Mario BadescuAcne Facial Cleanser
 
4.5

(based on 170 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (119)
  • Gentle (115)
  • Improves skin texture (86)
  • Not greasy (86)
  • Balances skin (84)

Cons

  • Doesn't remove makeup (20)
  • Dries out skin (15)
  • Doesn't work (11)
  • Irritates skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (116)
  • Daily use (82)
  • Combination skin (66)
  • Oily skin (64)
  • Sensitive skin (52)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (70), Brand buyer (56)

Reviewed by 170 customers

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5.0

So far, So good!

By Merc

from WI

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Gentle
  • Leaves Clean Feel

Cons

  • Doesn't Remove Makeup

Best Uses

  • Acne-Prone Skin

Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser:

I got it about a week ago and I'm already seeing progress!! Smaller pimples, less redness. I combine it with the drying lotion. If you have super sensitive skin, I could see an issue with irritation or dryness but so far I've used it once a day for a week and I have not seen any dry skin or irritation.

 
4.0

Just started using it about a week ago

By Vaso

from Bangor, Maine

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Not Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

  • Dries Out Skin
  • Irritates Skin

Best Uses

  • Combination Skin
  • Oily Skin

Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser:

So, I just bought this about a week ago and I'm using it everyday one (sometimes twice) a day. I really like the results of this product right after I was my face but after a while I see move pimples pop up. I'm going to keep using it for an entire month and see how it goes and if it works well and it stops irritating my skin i'll do an updated preview. Also, I'm 18 years old and have little acne.

 
4.0

Good product!

By Rach

from Texas

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Gentle
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Not Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

  • Dries Out Skin

Best Uses

  • Acne-Prone Skin
  • Oily Skin

Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser:

Just started using this product. I'm not getting any great results yet but so far I think it's working.

 
5.0

My Dayghter and I love this cleanser!

By Steph

from Moultrie Georgia

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Oily Skin

    Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser:

    My daughter and I love this product it controls our acne and oil!

     
    5.0

    My fav facial wash

    By Lola

    from Kansas

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Daily Use
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser:

      I love the Mario Badescu line. This wash leaves my skin feeling super clean and helps keep my acne at bay.

       
      5.0

      I would definitely buy this again

      By Ac.

      from Long beach ca

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

      • Dries Out Skin
      • is not for people with dry skin

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser:

      I love this product for oily skin. It leaves your skin feeling clean and fresh. Although it might dry it out if your skin is dry. That's why is perfect for oily skin because it really cleans.

       
      5.0

      Best cleanser

      By Sara

      from Dallas, TX

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Gentle
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Moisturizing
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Dry Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser:

        This product is fantastic. I deal with cystic acne/blackheads on my forehead and chin. I have never found a product that actually does its job without drying out my skin. I researched products because I have been dealing with over drying cleansers. This product leaves my skin smooth and soft. I've noticed a dramatic reduction in the acne I have had on my face before using this product. I love this product and the price!

         
        5.0

        best acne wash ive ever used

        By emily

        from ann arbor,mi

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Not Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

        • Doesn't Remove Makeup

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Combination Skin
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser:

        ive used every product under the sun. nothing has ever cleaned my skin the way this cleanser has. highky recommend it for people with oily,combination,or acne prone skin

         
        5.0

        amazing!!! and love the price!

        By cecilia

        from mc allen , tx

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin

          Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser:

          every night, I wash my face and its bee a great change

           
          4.0

          Good coeanser

          By Jass

          from Tennessee

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Gentle
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

          • Doesn't Remove Makeup

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Daily Use

          Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser:

          I would've giving it dive stars but I didnt only because it doesnt remove make up as well as other products. I dont use makeup every day so is no big deal I guess. It does leave your face feeling clean. Overall I like the product.

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          • Q:

            How much of salicylic acid in this product?
            Asked on 8/4/2016 by Katya from Indianapolis, IN

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              The Acne Facial Cleanser has a Salicylic Acid content of below 2%.

              Answered on 8/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
          • Q:

            I suffer from pimples once in a blue moon but have battled with clogged and visible pores on my nose as well as some texture there and on my chin. I have typically dry to very dry skin but my nose and chin have been experiencing some oil lately. Which cleanser would be best for me, this one or the glycolic acid foaming cleanser?
            Asked on 7/21/2016 by Madison from Anoka,MN

            1 answer

          • Q:

            Since the acne facial wash is a mild exfoliant, would it be safe to use with a clarisonic? I usually clarisonic every night so I want to know if it would be too harsh.
            Asked on 7/11/2016 by Makeup Lover

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Yes - you can use the Acne Facial Cleanser with your Clarisonic.

              Answered on 7/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
          • Q:

            Can I use this with my Clarisonic? Is the product more gel like or watery?
            Asked on 7/8/2016 by jaaaaaynick from Sacramento, CA

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Yes - you can use this cleanser with your Clarisonic. The cleanser has a thinner gel-like consistency.

              Answered on 7/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
          • Q:

            How many ounces in this bottle?
            Asked on 6/26/2016 by Yolanda

            1 answer

            • Staff Expert

              A:

              6.0 oz.

              Answered on 6/27/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
          • Q:

            Does this cleanser have an exfoliate in the cleanser? If it does which cleanser would be best for oily/acne skin without an exfoliate?
            Thanks!
            Asked on 5/5/2016 by referee from tn

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser doesn't contain any physical exfoliants. Rather, it does contain salicylic acid which will gently exfoliate away buildup that leads to clogged pores.
              This is the ideal cleanser for oily, acne prone skin.

              Answered on 5/6/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
          • Q:

            Would this help improve texture of skin? If not what other Mario Badescu products would help with texture?
            Asked on 5/3/2016 by Texture Probs

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser does contain salicylic acid which has exfoliating properties but the product is generally only recommended for acne-prone skin. Glycolic Acid is a great ingredient for smoothing skin that is not acne erupted. Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser and Glycolic Acid Toner are products that feature glycolic acid and can work on smoothing out your skin texture.

              Answered on 5/6/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
          • Q:

            Can I use this at night in alternative with the enzyme cleansing gel in the morning? What is the difference between them?
            Asked on 4/21/2016 by cait from ny

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser contains salicylic acid and Enzyme Cleansing Gel does not. If you have oily, acne prone skin, you can use the Acne Facial Cleanser twice a day. If that is too drying for you, use the Enzyme Cleansing Gel in the morning and Acne Facial Cleanser at night.

              Answered on 4/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
          • Q:

            I have been getting small white head like bumps and cystic acne ever since I've been on my birth control and wanted to know if this could help
            Asked on 4/6/2016 by LC from Pinehurst NC

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              The salicylic acid in the Acne Facial Cleanser will help to clean your pores and prevent future breakouts. The cystic acne is generally attributed to hormones and is harder to prevent, but in terms of treating it - Mario Badescu Buffering Lotion (Item #: 2209805) is specifically designed to address large, deep, cystic acne.

              Answered on 4/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
          • Q:

            I have been using the glycolic foaming cleanser and love it but I still break out during certain times of the month. I have oily acne prone skin. Would it be beneficial for me to try this cleanser? What is the difference between the two cleansers?
            Asked on 3/28/2016 by JoJo from Long Island, NY

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              Yes, the Acne Facial Cleanser would be ideal for you!

              Our Glycolic Foaming Cleanser is actually an exfoliant; it's meant to supplement your daily cleanser 1-3 times a week (depending on your skin type; 2-3 is ideal for oily skin) to help rid the skin of dulling buildup and minimize discoloration. The Acne Facial Cleanser is formulated with Salicylic Acid to help clarify, deep clean, and re-balance problematic skin.

              Answered on 3/29/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
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