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Mario Badescu Anti Acne Serum

Mario Badescu

Anti Acne Serum

Item #: 2209804 Size: 1.0 oz

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Prevent acne eruptions before they start with this Salicylic Acid based gel. Just a thin layer spread over the acne prone areas every evening will keep your skin smooth and clear. Will not irritate erupted or sensitive skin.
Apply a thin layer on clean skin to all acne prone areas on the face. May be used for preventive measures every night or use as needed.
Deionized Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Thyme (Thymus Vulgaris) Extract, Isopropyl Alcohol, Salicylic Acid, Triethanolamine.

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Mario BadescuAnti Acne Serum
 
4.2

(based on 27 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (10)
  • Absorbs quickly (9)
  • Not greasy (7)
  • Effective (3)
  • Long lasting (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Bedtime (12)
  • After shower/bath (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (10), Budget shopper (8)

Reviewed by 27 customers

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5.0

Definitely will buy again

By LMF

from Michigan

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Inflammatory Acne
    • Severe Acne

    Comments about Mario Badescu Anti Acne Serum:

    This works great, I user it with the Mario Bedescu healing powder. Best products I've found, good prices.

     
    5.0

    awesome product

    By Clarissa

    from Seattle

    Comments about Mario Badescu Anti Acne Serum:

    Big fan of this line. Acne products can be tricky since they trend to dry out your skin but this one is amazing. You do have to give it a few days to work, it's not an overnight fix but I lather it all around my face since it's a serum after cleansing and woke up today with a completely clear face. If it can get rid of hormonal acne that's saying something!

     
    5.0

    Amazing

    By Ang

    from San diego

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Mario Badescu Anti Acne Serum:

    This whole line of products are amazing , it's helps with my daughters acne more than anything she has tried

     
    4.0

    amazing

    By anaya93

    from ohio

    Comments about Mario Badescu Anti Acne Serum:

    I put this on after washing and toning my
    face and it spreads easily and woke up and my acne definitely had been reduced in size.
    definitely worth the buy.

    (21 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great Product

    By Julia

    from Wisconsin

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Soothing
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Moderate Acne

      Comments about Mario Badescu Anti Acne Serum:

      I've been using this product along with the acne wash for a little over a week. It has worked wonders for me, and isn't drying at all! I'm amazed how well it's working on my moderate to severe acne break outs!

      (0 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      I did not see a difference

      By Melissa

      from Winnsboro, SC

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mario Badescu Anti Acne Serum:

      I use this product directly on a pimple

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Good product that works but pricey

      By SaraW

      from Phoenix area, AZ

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Absorbs Quickly
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

      • Expensive and doesn't go far

      Best Uses

      • Acne/blemish prevention/care

      Comments about Mario Badescu Anti Acne Serum:

      This stuff works but so does pretty much anything with sal acid in it. I like the other natural ingredients in it and it's not too drying while still being somewhat effective so when I can afford it, I pick some up. When I'm short on cash though, I find a drugstore product like Yes to Tomatoes which is a similar product with natural ingredients for half the price. So I guess I'd suggest it if it's in your budget because it does work and is a nice product.

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      It's a Miracle

      By Rachel

      from Seattle, WA

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

      • Absorbs Quickly
      • Goes On Smoothly

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Bedtime

        Comments about Mario Badescu Anti Acne Serum:

        I have been struggling with hormonal acne, and it is a challenge to get rid of. I have tried everything from infomercial products to prescription medications and nothing has worked. I finally decided to try Mario Badescu's acne products, and I am so glad that I did! Within a week, I saw a noticeable reduction in my acne- both redness and size of pimples. This serum goes on so nicely, and does not over-dry my skin.

        I use it with the acne facial cleanser, and special cucumber lotion.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Works well!

        By Lou-Lou

        from New York, NY

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Not Greasy
        • Softens Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • After toner

          Comments about Mario Badescu Anti Acne Serum:

          I've been using this every night and morning for about a week and have noticed a significant difference in my skin. It has decreased the size of my few current blemishes and I've noticed a decrease in new blemishes. It may be a bit drying to those with dry skin. I use it along with the Mario Badescu Seaweed Night Cream, which really helps maintain the moisture. I'm very happy with it so far!

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Complexion Clearer

          By COACH GRIFF

          from STRONGSVILLE, OHIO

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Morning Night

              Comments about Mario Badescu Anti Acne Serum:

              The Anti-Acne Serum fights possible breakouts before they happen!

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              • Q:

                Can this be used in place of a night time moisturizer? I need something to keep my skin lightly moisturizer since I live in the desert, but not too heavy or I break out.
                Asked on 8/21/2016 by Nick from Las Vegas, NV

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  The Anti Acne Serum should not be used in place of a nighttime moisturizer. This product is formulated to target acne-prone areas of the skin. It can also be used as a preventative treatment on areas you may frequently experience breakouts. We would recommend the Herbal Hydrating Serum (http://www.ulta.com/herbal-hydrating-serum?productId=xlsImpprod6200723&sku=2209861&_requestid=3579148) as a lightweight and oil-free option to use as a nighttime moisturizer that can be used with the Anti Acne Serum.

                  Answered on 8/24/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
              • Q:

                How many ounces is there in here

                Asked on 8/8/2016 by Paola from US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Mario Badescu Anti Acne Serum is a 1 oz bottle.

                  Answered on 8/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
              • Q:

                Can this be used with the Vitamin C serum?
                Asked on 8/1/2016 by Kay Bee from Chicago,IL

                1 answer

              • Q:

                Can this be used with very sensitive skin? Is it oil free?
                Asked on 7/19/2016 by Kelsey from Scranton, PA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Anti Acne Serum is oil free and is recommended for combination or oily skin. Anti Acne Serum contains salicylic acid. We would not recommend anyone with a sensitivity to salicylic acid use this product.

                  Answered on 7/20/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
              • Q:

                Can it be used on dry skin??
                Asked on 7/12/2016 by Sarah from Miami

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  We recommend that you use our Anti Acne Serum as a preventative measure on acne prone areas. Since this product is designed to help balance, hydrate, and clear problematic skin, you could use it on areas that are dry but we would not recommend using it on dry, irritated skin. May be used every night or as needed. Before bed (after cleansing and toning), apply a thin layer on acne-prone areas.

                  Answered on 7/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
              • Q:

                Can you use this product underneath makeup? (Anti acne serum)
                Asked on 7/11/2016 by Mercesca from Tampa, Florida

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  We recommend that this product be used every night or as needed. Before bed (after cleansing and toning), apply a thin layer on acne-prone areas.

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

                Can i use the anti acnee serum and after apply the drying lotion on the pimples?
                Asked on 7/8/2016 by Laura from Palatine, IL

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Anti Acne Serum should be applied as a preventative measure to acne prone areas. Dying Lotion should be applied to active surface blemishes only. You should not apply both of them to the same area at the same time.

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

                For the best result, how often should the Anti-Acne Serum be used? Every night, every other night, or 2-3 times a week? Since you suggested that moisturizer should not be used following this product, would the product cause skin to dry out if it be used every night?
                Asked on 7/8/2016 by KC

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Anti Acne Serum is designed to to help balance, hydrate, and clear problematic skin. May be used every night or as needed. Before bed (after cleansing and toning), apply a thin layer on acne-prone areas. This is NOT a spot treatment; instead apply to those acne prone areas to help prevent breakouts.

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

                Could you use this serum at night before your moisturizer?
                Asked on 6/12/2016 by ness18 from Oakland, CA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  You can skip a nighttime moisturizer on nights you use the Anti Acne Serum.

                  Answered on 6/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
              • Q:

                Can you rub this all over face after using the buffing lotion to prevent acne in different spots of your face?
                Asked on 5/17/2016 by Acne prone from Schererville, in

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  You should be spot treating only the locations where you are currently experiencing cystic acne with the Buffering Lotion. You can apply the Anti Acne Serum to other acne prone areas that are not currently broken out to help prevent future breakouts.

                  Answered on 5/17/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
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