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Mario Badescu Botanical Exfoliating Scrub

Mario Badescu

Botanical Exfoliating Scrub

Item #: 2289501 Size: 3.4 oz

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Banish dullness and reveal a smoother, more radiant complexion with Mario Badescu's refreshing, deep-cleansing Botanical Exfoliating Scrub. Say goodbye to buildup.

This scrub is formulated to refine and perfect your complexion with a unique combination of finely ground Ecuadorian Ivory Palm seeds and nourishing botanicals, including ginger, ginkgo, green tea, aloe, and coconut. This gentle, gel-based formula sloughs off the dulling dead skin cells that can lead to breakouts or cause skin to look lifeless and aged, helping you to achieve clearer, younger-looking, more radiant skin.
2-3 times a week, massage gently on wet skin. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. If product gets into eyes, do not rub. Rinse well with water.
Aqua/Water/Eau, Phytelephas Aequatorialis Seed Powder, Propylene Glycol, Carbomer,Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Triethanolamine, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Parfum (Fragrance).

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Mario BadescuBotanical Exfoliating Scrub
 
4.7

(based on 110 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves skin texture (60)
  • Leaves clean feel (53)
  • Gentle (48)
  • Smells great (48)
  • Not greasy (36)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • All skin types (29)
  • Combination skin (28)
  • Sensitive skin (22)
  • Oily skin (21)
  • Daily use (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (44), Brand buyer (41)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (15), 30 minutes (10), 1+ hour (6)

Reviewed by 110 customers

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2.0

Leaves a film

By Hayden

from Phx, AZ

Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Exfoliating Scrub:

The scrubbies in it are nice and do a good job of gently polishing the skin but this product does not completely wash away. This would probably be good if you had dry skin that wasn't prone to breakouts.

 
5.0

I love this product so much.

By Brittany

from Houston, Tx

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

    Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Exfoliating Scrub:

    I use this product all over. I definitely switched over from the brand I was using to Mario!

     
    5.0

    Love it!

    By Mgex

    from Redondo

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Moisturizing
    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Greasy

    Best Uses

      Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Exfoliating Scrub:

      Love it!

       
      4.0

      Keeps my skin soft and glowing!

      By skncrlvr

      from San Diego, CA

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Gentle
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Exfoliating Scrub:

          I first tried this as a sample and I fell in love. I've used many exfoliators and they have never made my skin feel this good. Visibly after using I can see it removed dead skin, tightened my pores, and gave me a luminous glow. I feels super clean and soft it was slightly drying but it was nothing my moisturizer couldn't handle. I feel and see no irritation or redness with this product which is another reason why I love it. Worth the buy and a must try!

           
          5.0

          Love this!

          By Ash

          from Ca

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Combination Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Exfoliating Scrub:

            Love this! I use it about every other night and it helps smooth out my acne prone skin. Definitely will be buying again when I run out.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Favorite Facial Scrub, the smell is amazing!

            By JJ

            from kenosha Wisconsin

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • A little dryness but not much

            Best Uses

              Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Exfoliating Scrub:

              I first used this when I received a small sample size. First let me say the smell of this stuff is AMAZING. like seriously i could smell it all day. When I ran out of the sample size I went back to get the big size. It is gentle the skin, makes my skin feel so clean afterwards. I will say it feels a little dry, not much its parable but just put lotion on and that will be fixed. I think my skin is softer and more radiant and I just love this stuff i will continue to buy this product forever.

               
              5.0

              Only face wash I will use!

              By KellyI

              from Advance, MO

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Balances Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone Skin

                Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Exfoliating Scrub:

                This is the only face wash I will use! I used to have acne issues but this has definitely helped!

                 
                5.0

                Staple item

                By oxoclaudine

                from Long Beach, CA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Balances Skin
                • Improves Skin Texture
                • Leaves Clean Feel
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Acne-Prone Skin
                  • Combination Skin
                  • Daily Use
                  • Dry Skin
                  • Oily Skin

                  Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Exfoliating Scrub:

                  I came across this product/brand when I switched to animal cruelty free product. I jump betweem three brands right now, but this has become a staple. I absolutely love this prodruct. I use it daily. It gets my face primed for serum/moisturizer/make up. The smell is fab. I use it on my neck and decollage. Can't live without.

                   
                  5.0

                  Great product

                  By ❤️My5kids

                  from Camarillo,ca

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Dry Skin

                    Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Exfoliating Scrub:

                    I love this product because my face feels really clean after use but not dry or irritated.

                     
                    5.0

                    Exfoliate Daily, use anywhere on the body

                    By Kerri Rae

                    from Atlanta, GA

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                    • Not Super Gentle

                    Best Uses

                    • Combination Skin
                    • places of hair growth/areas that you shave

                    Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Exfoliating Scrub:

                    I love this product because it is handmade from Natural ingredients, and it works. My skin feels smoother and my pores clear. I especially love to use it on areas which I shave/wax because exfoliating those regions helps prevent in-grown hairs. However, it doesn't use harsh chemical exfoliants that would be bad on sensitive areas.

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                    • Q:

                      I have slight rosacea on my cheeks. Will this help tone down the redness and make the texture on my cheeks a bit more smooth?
                      Asked on 2/11/2017 by rayna from atco, New Jersey

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Botanical Exfoliating Scrub does not address redness or rosacea. It provides a very gentle form of exfoliation that can be used by persons with skin sensitivities. Botanical Exfoliating Scrub works to gently polish away uneven skin tone and texture to help reveal a more radiant complexion.

                        Answered on 2/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                    • Q:

                      Are there bicro-beads or other rough objects in this product? If yes, are they natural and biodegradable?
                      Asked on 1/26/2017 by Boo from Minneapolis, MN

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Botanical Exfoliating Scrub features finely ground Ecuadorian Ivory Palm Seeds to deliver a gentle manual exfoliation. These are all natural and eco-friendly.

                        Answered on 1/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                    • Q:

                      I am using the Cucumber Tonic Mask every 2-3 days. Can you use the scrub and apply mask after? Trying to keep my regime simple.
                      Asked on 11/6/2016 by Emily from Wilmington, NC

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The Botanical Exfoliating Scrub is best used 2-3 times a week and can be used in conjunction with the Cucumber Tonic Mask – followed by a moisturizer or night cream.

                        Answered on 11/9/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                    • Q:

                      Would this product be used in place of the glycolic foaming cleanser as an exfoliant or could this be used with it?
                      Asked on 10/31/2016 by Rose

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Our Botanical Exfoliating Scrub provides a gentle mechanical exfoliation, while our Glycolic Foaming Cleanser utilizes glycolic acid to provide a mild chemical exfoliation. Although you can alternate between using both products, we would not recommend using them at the same time.

                        Answered on 11/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                    • Q:

                      Can a 12 year old use this and can you use this everyday???
                      Asked on 9/13/2016 by Preet from San Fransico

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The recommended usage is 2-3 times a week. Since teenage skin may be sensitive skin, we would suggest only using 1-2 times a week or as the skin allows.

                        Answered on 9/16/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                    • Q:

                      I have combo/oily skin. Just recently have I gotten control of my acne, so I only have one or two break outs once in a while that goes away after a few days. However, I still have under the surface bumps on my forehead that I can't get rid of completely..
                      I use a green tea facial wash with my Clarisonic, use the Glycolic Acid Toner to tone, Murad's Rapid Age Spot and Pigmentation Serum to target my old acne scars, and an SPF moisturizer in the morning/regular moisturizer at night.
                      Would incorporating the Botanical Exfoliating Scrub 2-3 times a week be too much for my skin in addition to what I already do(in order to keep those under the surface forehead bumps at bay, or is the Clarisonic enough of an exfoliator?)
                      Asked on 9/9/2016 by Joyy from Auburn, CA

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      I have a lot of bumpy clogged pores on my forehead, will this help with that ?
                      Asked on 5/13/2016 by Erin

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Mario Badescu Botanical Exfoliating Scrub will exfoliate and polish your skin to improve the overall texture.
                        You may also want to incorporate Glycolic Foaming Cleanser 1-3 times a week into your skin care routine for an added boost of exfoliation to breakdown pore clogging buildup and help prevent future bumps.
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                        Answered on 5/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                    • Q:

                      i have really bad dry skin around my nose. would this help?
                      Asked on 2/25/2016 by yeya

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes - it will help long term in helping to exfoliate away dead skin cells. For more immediate needs - Mario Badescu Rose Hips Nourishing Oil is a lightweight, quickly absorbed facial oil designed to reduce flakiness and surface dehydration.

                        Answered on 3/1/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                    • Q:

                      Does this product help clear acne prone skin?
                      Asked on 2/3/2016 by E

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Mario Badescu Botanical Exfoliating Scrub will help exfoliate away debris and buildup which can lead to clogged pores. We recommend washing your face 2 times a day with Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser and supplement by using our Botanical Exfoliating Scrub several times a week.

                        Answered on 2/9/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                    • Q:

                      Do you use this scrub after cleansing or is it used alone as the cleanser?
                      Asked on 1/27/2016 by PattiG

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        We recommend applying the Botanical Exfoliating Scrub to clean, wet skin right after cleansing with your cleanser.

                        Answered on 1/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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