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Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel

Mario Badescu

Botanical Facial Gel

Item #: 2209888 Size: 8.0 oz

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A refreshing oil controlling cleanser. This non-soap, non-foaming, gel cleanser is deep cleansing and refreshing for oily skin. Removes make-up, dirt and oil thoroughly without over drying skin. Exfoliating alpha hydroxy formula helps prevent build-up that can cause blackheads and pimples.
Twice daily, massage in a circular motion on wet skin, avoiding eye area. Rinse with tepid water. Pat dry and follow with toner or astringent.
Deionized Water (Aqua), Glycerin,Grapefruit (Citrus Grandis Fruit) Extract, Carbomer, Triethanolamine, Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

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Mario BadescuBotanical Facial Gel
 
4.3

(based on 47 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Gentle (34)
  • Leaves clean feel (31)
  • Not greasy (28)
  • Balances skin (20)
  • Improves skin texture (19)

Cons

  • Doesn't remove makeup (6)
  • Doesn't work (6)

Best Uses

  • Oily skin (28)
  • Daily use (22)
  • Combination skin (20)
  • Acne-prone skin (17)
  • Sensitive skin (17)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (18), Brand buyer (14)

Reviewed by 47 customers

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5.0

Great lightweight cleanser

By Casey

from South Carolina

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Doesn't foam

Best Uses

  • Combination Skin
  • Daily Use
  • Dry Skin
  • Oily Skin
  • Sensitive Skin

Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

I'm a big fan of this cleanser. I use it 2 times a day, everyday. It takes off make-up well and leaves my skin feeling clean. The only down side is that it doesn't foam up like traditional cleansers do (this doesn't bother me though). I have sensitive skin that ranges from dry to oily and it leaves my face feeling clean. One of my favorite cleansers out there.

 
5.0

Love this product

By Tina

from Philadelphia

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

    I struggled with my skin for 29 years then I find Mario B. It changed everything. I have very fair, sensitive, oily, acne prone skin and couldn't ever find products that worked well. They were always too harsh and would irritate and dry out my skin this line is perfect. The face gel does not ladder which is hard to get used to but it's smells good is light and leaves my skin feeling fresh. I will not use anything else and it has been a year now that I have been using it.

     
    5.0

    Perfect for oily skin!

    By Mpalomino

    from Chicago IL

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Combination Skin
      • Oily Skin
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

      This really does my face justice! Takes care of all that extra oiliness in your skin regardless if it foams or not, it does the job.

       
      5.0

      Holy Grail Skincare

      By Lindsey N.

      from Denver, CO

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

        I've been searching for the perfect cleanser for a while and I finally found it with this cleanser. I have very oily skin, but the combination of this cleanser and the Mario Badescu special cucumber lotion has totally balanced out my skin! It removes excess oil but never dries me out. This cleanser doesn't foam up but it leaves the skin feeling completely clean.I've never struggled with any acne so I can't say if it will help that, but it has helped keep any small blemishes away.

         
        5.0

        Love Love Love

        By CharDa

        from Columbia,Sc

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Combination Skin
          • Oily Skin

          Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

          The whole line of products are great...but this is the only facial cleanser I buy

           
          5.0

          Repeat Buyer!

          By Joelle

          from Portsmouth, NH

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Combination Skin

            Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

            Love it and keep buying!

             
            5.0

            Awesome!

            By Lightly

            from Savannah, Ga

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

              I love this face wash. The scent if there is any isn't powerful at all. I have acne prone blackhead skin and this does the job for me, paired with my foreo?! It's awesome and cheap...well cheap than other cruelty free brands. Love it

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best affordable cleanser I have tried

              By DeDe

              from Danville Pa

              Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

              I have hormonal adult acne that can be pretty brutal sometimes. Been battling it for a few years now so it's safe to say I have invested a ton of money trying to find products that helped or at the least didn't cause me to break out worse. I used cleansers that were literally 5x more money than this and didn't like them as much. I found this line to have lots of fantastic affordable products that do not irritate my sensitive skin. Right now I take vitamins for acne, use this cleanser, the alpha moisturizer, the whitening mask and flower and tonic mask, and my skin looks so much better. Not totally clear but a noticeable difference for sure. I plan to stick with this regimen of Mario products and look forward to trying others too.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Love it!

              By Jess

              from Kansas

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone Skin
                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

                I have very oily/acne prone skin that is also extremely sensitive. This product leaves my face feeling clean without over drying as so many other cleansers do and it doesn't irritate it at all. It's not meant to foam, but it removes my makeup easily. I would definitely recommend this and I'll continue to buy it!

                 
                5.0

                In love

                By J

                from KS

                Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

                I have super oily/acne prone skin that is also extremely sensitive. So many other products that are made for my skin type would over dry and exasperate the problem. Not this product! It leaves my skin feeling clean, but soft and I never get that tight/over dry feeling afterwards. It's also helped to exfoliate away the small under the skin bumps I've had for weeks! I fully recommend this product and I will continue to buy it.

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                • Q:

                  Do I use this everyday? Does it exfoliate hardly?
                  Asked on 3/11/2017 by Silver from Texas

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Botanical Facial Gel does not contain any hard physical exfoliants and is recommended for daily use. Gently massage cleanser in circular motions on wet skin. Leave on for 1-2 minutes to allow AHAs more time to dissolve away surface buildup, then rinse thoroughly with warm water.

                    Answered on 3/14/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  I have breakouts often, would you recommend this or the acne facial cleanser? I don't wanna dry my skin out. I have oily skin but dry during winter.
                  Asked on 2/13/2016 by Alexis from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Acne Facial Cleanser is a great option for your acne prone combination/oily skin. Should twice daily use be too drying for your skin in the winter, you may want to consider alternating usage with Mario Badescu Enzyme Cleansing Gel.

                    Answered on 2/17/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Does this help with acne? If not could you recommend face wash and other face products that do? My skin is very oily,I get lots of breakouts on my checks & chin and I get blackheads really back on my nose and checks they're almost everywhere
                  Asked on 9/6/2015 by britt from United States

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Botanical Facial Gel is ideal for oily skin and features an exfoliating alpha hydroxy formula that helps prevent build-up that can cause blackheads and pimples. Another great option for acne-prone skin is the Acne Facial Cleanser, which features salicylic acid to fight acne blemishes:
                    http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod6200757

                    Answered on 9/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  Could this be used with the claisonic Mia 1?
                  Asked on 9/6/2015 by britt from United States

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, this cleanser performs beautifully with Clarisonic cleansing devices including the Mia 1!

                    Answered on 9/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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