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Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin

Mario Badescu

Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin

Item #: 2209849 Size: 2.0 oz

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Acne inflamed and oily skin will be well hydrated and soothed with this oil-free, Balsam Peru formula. Reduces redness upon application while it provides the needed moisture balance from aggressive acne treatments.
After cleansing and toning, apply daily all over face, avoiding eye area.
Deionized Water (Aqua), Balsam (Myroxylon Pereirae Resin) Peru, Algae (Fucus Vesiculous) Extract, Glyceryl Polymethacrylate (and) Propylene Glycol, Cetearyl Alchohol (and) Ceteareth-20, Squalane, Panthenyl Hydroxypropyl Steardimonium Chloride, Stearic Acid, ALlantoin, Triethanolamine, Diazolidinyl Urea, Propylparaben, Methylparaben.

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Mario BadescuControl Moisturizer for Oily Skin
 
3.8

(based on 41 reviews)

71%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (24)
  • Not greasy (24)
  • Moisturizes well (23)
  • Absorbs quickly (21)
  • Long lasting (13)

Cons

  • Doesn't absorb well (6)
  • Greasy (5)
  • Bad smell (3)
  • Too greasy or heavy (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (15)
  • After shower/bath (14)
  • Bedtime (6)
  • Dryness (4)
  • Deep moisturization (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (11), Beauty conscious (10), Budget shopper (8), Survivalist / minimalist (5)

Reviewed by 41 customers

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4.0

By Caliophoria

from Santa Clarita, CA

About Me Beauty Expert

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Long Lasting
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Not Greasy

Cons

  • Bad Smell

Best Uses

  • Daily Use

Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

Product separates very easily. Shake before use every time. I would still Buy again, Good product for price point.

 
5.0

love!!

By LanaTheGlitterQueen

from New York, New York

Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

I've been using this for a little over two months and it's amazing! it doesn't clog my pores and it leaves me moisturized

 
5.0

I love this! Mario has changed my skin and I can't go w/out

By none

from Omaha, NE

About Me Beauty Conscious, Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Long Lasting
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Dryness

    Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

    I get sad when I run out of my Mario products! There is No substitute!!!

     
    3.0

    I really wanted to love this.

    By Syd

    from WA

    Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

    When I bought this, I was very excited. I do not have sensitive skin but this broke me out. I tried it 4 different times hoping that it was not the culprit, but it was. Sad day.

     
    5.0

    Highly recommend

    By Amy

    from Cleveland

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Moisturizes Well
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • After Shower/Bath
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

      Works great under my makeup and wears well for the entirety of my work day!

       
      4.0

      Great Moisturizer, Does its job

      By Gabby

      from Janesville, WI

      About Me Beauty Expert

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Long Lasting
      • Moisturizes Well
      • Not Greasy
      • Oil-Control

      Cons

      • Contains Artificial Colors (ex. Yellow 5)

      Best Uses

      • After Shower/Bath
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

      I wash my face with a gentle cleanser, apply a light layer of toner, then apply a small amount over my face and neck. I've been using it a couple of days and so far I am happy with the results.

       
      5.0

      So far so good

      By CC

      from Des Moines

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Moisturizes Well
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Dryness

        Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

        Works well so far!

         
        4.0

        My favorite moisturizer

        By Shlee Shlee

        from Ypsilanti, MI

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Moisturizes Well
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • After Shower/Bath
          • Daily Use

          Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

          My skin is extremely oil and it's something I've struggled with my entire life. This is great for acne prone skin and someone looking to absorb that access oil throughout the day. I use it underneath my make up or just alone. Great buy! I use only Mario's skincare products and I love them.

           
          5.0

          Excellent for oily skin

          By Grace

          from La Jolla

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Moisturizes Well
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

            Excellent for oily skin

             
            5.0

            Love this product!

            By Lisa

            from Winston Salem NC

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Moisturizes Well

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

              I've recommended this product to my daughters and all my friends.

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              8 Questions | 8 Answers
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              • Q:

                Is it safe to use this moisturizer at night?
                Asked on 5/8/2017 by mnw21 from Houston, Tx

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Yes! This product can be used overnight on oily or combination to oily skin.

                  Answered on 6/8/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
              • Q:

                Is this good to use if you have Rosecea?
                Asked on 4/20/2017 by Sam from New Orleans,la.

                1 answer

              • Q:

                Can You use this after using the Mario Badescu special mask for oily skin?
                Asked on 3/24/2017 by Tayls175 from Lakeland,Fl

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, you can. You can apply the mask after cleansing, wait 15-20 minutes and then rinse thoroughly with warm water. Follow with a toner and a moisturizer, such as Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin. A great toner option is our Special Cucumber Lotion. http://www.ulta.com/special-cucumber-lotion?productId=xlsImpprod6200771

                  Answered on 3/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
              • Q:

                i have sensitive acne prone skin but I'm looking for a night cream due to cold weather. my skin is usually very oily but it is extremely dry during cold season. what night cream would you recommend?
                Asked on 11/22/2016 by patsy from valencia

                1 answer

              • Q:

                I use the Drying Lotion for breakouts that have already surfaced but I also want a moisturizer that would prevent future breakouts that possibly haven't formed or surfaced yet. Would this be a good moisturizer for that purpose?
                Asked on 8/9/2016 by Jayjay from Ithaca, NY

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin is designed specially for oily skin. You may also want to consider a skin care regimen geared towards oily/acne prone skin. Our Acne Starter Kit is our daily regimen collection designed to help oily/acne prone skin get and stay clear.
                  http://www.ulta.com/acne-starter-kit?productId=xlsImpprod6200813

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

                will this over dry your face
                Asked on 6/16/2016 by olive from US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin does provide very light hydration but it will not over dry your skin. Another great option for oily skin is A.H.A. & Ceramide Moisturizer (Item #: 2209844). It delivers light hydration with exfoliating properties to improve radiance and texture.

                  Answered on 6/17/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
              • Q:

                Can you use this before putting on makeup?
                Asked on 6/7/2016 by Jennifer from US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Absolutely - you can use this for day and/or night.

                  Answered on 6/8/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
              • Q:

                Can you wear this before putting on makeup?
                Asked on 6/7/2016 by Jen from US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Absolutely - you can use this for day and/or night.

                  Answered on 6/8/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
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