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Mario Badescu Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion

Mario Badescu

Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion

Item #: 2210016 Size: 8.0 oz

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Minimize fine lines and discoloration. The exfoliating powers of citrus extracts and the soothing nature of aloe and seaweed extracts make this toner perfect for dull, dry and sensitive complexions. Citrus naturally breaks down pore congestion and dead skin cells for a healthy, refreshed glow. Also a solution for those suffering with pigmentation and discoloration of the skin. Alcohol free.
Twice daily after cleansing, pat skin dry and apply lotion-dampened cotton to skin, wiping in an outward direction until cotton comes up clean. Avoid eye area. Follow with moisturizer or night cream.
Aqua/Water/Eau, Propylene Glycol, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract, Glycerin, Fucus Vesiculosus Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Tilia Cordata Flower Extract, Parfum (Fragrance), Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Sodium Chloride, CI 15985 (Yellow 6), CI 16035 (Red 40), Amyl Cinnamal, Benzyl Alcohol, Benzyl Salicylate, Citronellol, Coumarin, Limonene, Eugenol, Geraniol, Hexyl Cinnamaldehyde, Linalool.

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Mario BadescuAlpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion
 
4.3

(based on 38 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smells great (19)
  • Easy to use (16)
  • Effective (16)
  • Lightweight (14)
  • Good value (13)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (26)
  • Oily skin (12)
  • Women (7)
  • All skin types (6)
  • Combination skin (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (16), Budget shopper (11)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (10), 30 minutes (9)

Reviewed by 38 customers

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5.0

Love this product would buy it again...

By Nidialpz

from Chicago

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Mario Badescu Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion:

    Love this leaves my face clean and fresh

     
    5.0

    I would re-purchase until the end of times!!

    By Kay

    from Atlanta, GA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Moisturizing

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Mario Badescu Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion:

      I have always been a huge advocate for proper skincare. I always say that it's best to spend more on skincare than makeup! Compared to the $85 toner I bought from a European brand - THIS IS BETTER. His entire line is miraculous and I know all the girls at my job are hooked on it.

       
      5.0

      I always buy/use this product

      By vicky

      from Delaware

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dry Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Mario Badescu Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion:

        Great to remove makeup and have a fresh feeling - never dries skin - I'm 60 and my 23 yr old daughter loves it too

         
        5.0

        Love it!

        By Tisa - Marketing Specialist

        from Baltimore, Maryland

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • All Skin Types
          • Combination Skin
          • Daily Use
          • Dry Skin
          • Oily Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Mario Badescu Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion:

          I consider myself a brand buyer rather than budget as I stick with brands that are effective. I abdolutely love the product line and the price points which is certainly within reach. To ensure a good value I spend more to buy a larger size bottle and share it with my daughter who also loves the products. We also use the Rosewater facial spray, enzyme and glycol in face wash and botanical body wash.

           
          5.0

          Excellent product

          By Coco4real

          from Phila

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types

            Comments about Mario Badescu Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion:

            Excellent product

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            The best Toner I've tried!

            By Lynn Schlick

            from Palatine, IL

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Mario Badescu Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion:

              This is my 2nd bottle! Been using this for almost 2 months now and I'm loving it. I have the most sensitive skin that what ever new product I am using it'll be irritated. But, hands up to this toner. All my dark spots are totally gone. I recommend using a glycolic gel after each use for best result.

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              My skin is at a whole new level

              By Sarah

              from Spring tx

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Combination Skin
                • Daily Use
                • Dry Skin
                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Mario Badescu Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion:

                I was reccommended this by a coworker with the most even and glowing skin tone I had ever seen. I had to now what she used. My best friend's late mother also used this and had gorgeous skin as well. I noticed a difference after a few days; softer skin, even tone, a calm radiance. I even use it over my eye area and it does not irritate them! I will be adding the Grapefruit Lotion Cleanser to my permanent beauty regiment

                 
                5.0

                Great to remove excess oil

                By Celly

                from Rochester ny

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Balances Skin
                • Leaves Clean Feel

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Acne-Prone Skin
                  • All Skin Types
                  • Combination Skin
                  • Oily Skin

                  Comments about Mario Badescu Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion:

                  Prevents break outs

                   
                  5.0

                  This is my 3rd one. I love it!!

                  By Nastassja

                  from Fountain hills, AZ

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Acne-Prone Skin
                    • Combination Skin
                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Mario Badescu Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion:

                    I use it every day after cleansing my face,before I apply my moisturizer:)

                    (41 of 45 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Buyer Beware! The formula has changed

                    By JLSims

                    from Lakeland, Florida

                    Comments about Mario Badescu Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion:

                    I have been a faithful customer of Mario Badescu for YEARS and this was my all time favorite product. I used to buy multiple bottles of it a time whenever I could find it on sale, and just this week I went back to ulta to replenish my stock and noticed that the formula had changed! The ingredients listed here on the ultra product page are NOT CORRECT any longer. The NEW formula now includes things like "Yellow 6" and "red 40" among other things. I have attached a picture from my trip this week. The bottle on the right is the tester with the original formula, one on the left is the one they are currently selling. I highly encourage ulta to update their ingredient information,I will not be purchasing this item any longer and this is disappointing to me as a longtime customer,but also misleading to NEW customers. Thank you!

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                    8 Questions | 8 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      I am 60 dry skin no breakouts.Do you recommend this or glycol cleanser?
                      Asked on 11/18/2016 by Vicki from Sun City AZ

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        If you do not have a sensitivity to glycolic acid, you should try our Anti Aging Kit. It features both our glycolic acid-based cleanser and toner. http://www.ulta.com/anti-aging-kit?productId=xlsImpprod6200815
                        If you are sensitive to glycolic acid, then the Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion is a better option for you.

                        Answered on 11/19/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                    • Q:

                      Is this ok for sensitive skin? combo dry
                      Asked on 7/27/2016 by eldel from San Antonio Tx

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Mario Badescu Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion is recommended for Combo, Dry, and Sensitive Skin Types.

                        Answered on 7/29/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                    • Q:

                      How would I use this product in conjunction with the Acne "Repair" kit? I am trying to battle existing acne, as well as, hyperpigmentation/acne scars?
                      Asked on 6/15/2016 by Lori from Clifton, NJ

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Mario Badescu Acne Repair Kit (Item #: 2209794) is a collection of spot treatments to target the different types of blemishes you may experience. You can incorporate our Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion into your daily skin care routine. Apply the toner after washing your face. Acne Facial Cleanser (Item #: 2209929) is our cleanser designed for acne prone skin. At nighttime, you can apply the spot treatments after cleansing and toning - you can skip a nighttime moisturizer on nights you use the spot treatments.

                        Answered on 6/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                    • Q:

                      For acne scars should I use the alpha grapefruit or the glycolic acid toner which one works better for acne scars. I have a lot of dark/red spots in my face left from previous acne . Also can I use it with the whitening mask. Thank you
                      Asked on 4/14/2016 by lucy from las vegas

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Have you seen our Brightening Kit (http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod11351443)? It addresses discoloration and hyperpigmentation. It includes Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion and Whitening Mask. All of the individual products featured in the kit work to reduce discolorations - but they are even better when combined!

                        Answered on 4/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                    • Q:

                      How would i apply this lotion/toner? With my fingers and rub through out skin or cotton ball. Thank!
                      Asked on 4/7/2016 by Jessica from New Jersey

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Morning and evening after cleansing, apply to face with a cotton ball or pad, wiping in an outward direction. Avoid contact with eyes. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water.

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

                      What one should I get the grapefruit or the cleanser from Mario brand I really need one that's going to help me with discoloration plz reply
                      Asked on 11/2/2015 by Denise from Michigan

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      Will this help mild acne scars and hyper pigmentation?
                      Asked on 3/18/2015 by gillian from media, PA

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, Alpha Grapefruit Cleansing Lotion provides gentle exfoliation to minimize discoloration due to post-acne scarring and hyperpigmentation.

                        Answered on 3/18/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      is this product good for oily acne prone skin?
                      Asked on 2/9/2015 by gracygalloway from US

                      1 answer

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