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Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin

Mario Badescu

Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin

2.0 oz Item 2209849

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Moisturize oily skin without leaving skin looking greasy with this lightweight moisturizer. Formulated with two powerful humectants - glycerin and panthenol (vitamin B5) - to deliver necessary hydration without clogging pores. Allantoin soothes as beeswax locks all essential moisture, nutrients, and vitamins in the skin for a smooth, healthy-looking complexion.
Apply to skin after cleansing and toning, avoiding the eye area. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water.
Aqua (Water, Eau), Glycerin, Dimethicone, Cera Microcristallina (Microcrystalline Wax, Cire Microcristalline), Cetearyl Alcohol, Squalane, Zinc Oxide, Paraffinum Liquidum (Mineral Oil, Huile Minérale), Cera Alba (Beeswax, Cire d'abeille), Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Seed Extract, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract, Magnesium Aspartate, Panthenol, Potassium Aspartate, Potassium Hydroxide, Sarcosine, Tocopherol, Allantoin, Carbomer, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Ceteareth-20, Stearic Acid, Panthenyl Hydroxypropyl Steardimonium Chloride, Chondrus Crispus, Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Propylene Glycol, Triethanolamine, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Chloride, Benzoic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Diazolidinyl Urea, CI 19140 (Yellow 5), CI 45410 (Red 28), CI 15985 (Yellow 6), CI 16035 (Red 40), CI 42090 (Blue 1).

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Mario BadescuControl Moisturizer for Oily Skin
 
3.5

(based on 52 reviews)

65%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (28)
  • Not greasy (28)
  • Moisturizes well (26)
  • Absorbs quickly (24)
  • Long lasting (15)

Cons

  • Doesn't absorb well (11)
  • Too greasy or heavy (7)
  • Not long-lasting (6)
  • Bad smell (5)
  • Greasy (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (24)
  • After shower/bath (17)
  • Bedtime (6)
  • Dryness (5)
  • Deep moisturization (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (18), Brand buyer (11), Budget shopper (8), Survivalist / minimalist (7), Beauty expert (3)

Reviewed by 52 customers

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1.0

Greasy and smells like raw hot dogs

By Jasmine

from Elkhart, IN

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Bad Smell
    • Doesn't Absorb Well
    • Not Long-Lasting
    • Too Greasy Or Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

    Wanted to love it. Just was completely awful. I wouldn't reccomend.
    It was super thick on the face and just sat on the face. It made me beyond greasy and it smelled horrible. It defiantly was super hard to rub in when the product touched your face.

     
    1.0

    Doesn't help oil

    By Stefff

    from Oregon

    About Me Beauty Expert

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Goes On Smoothly

    Cons

    • Too Greasy Or Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

    I wanted to like it. I gave it about a year. It just didn't help my oil. Within 15 minutes oil would be seeping from my pores. I go thru several blotting sheets a day; the moisturizer just doesn't work.

     
    2.0

    Not my cup of tea

    By Pripri

    from Atlanta,GA

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Not Greasy

    Cons

    • Doesn't Absorb Well
    • Not Long-Lasting

    Best Uses

    • After Shower/Bath
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

    I was recommended this product by a Ulta skin care specialist and for oily combo skin. It doesn't make my skin feel moisturized at all! It has a sticky feeling after application and doesn't help with my oily face at all

     
    5.0

    I'm liking it

    By rayjmorgan

    from San Diego

    Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

    I'm not getting the sticky feeling that other commenters are talking about. I actually feel fresh and soft and I mean I practically drip oil in my t-zone but I'm dry on my cheeks and this stuff has made my skin even texured and well balanced. I should note that I shake it before each use for possible separation. It's pretty good and I have no breakouts from it either which is a rarity for me.

     
    4.0

    Works well

    By Dee

    from Los Angeles

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Not Greasy

    Cons

    • Not Long-Lasting

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

    After if dries your face feels matte...it maybe extended my makeup for an hour or two before the oilyness peaked through. I have very oily skin so it is inevitable for oil too come through.

     
    4.0

    Great product

    By Ciara

    from Pa

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Long Lasting
    • Moisturizes Well

    Cons

    • Doesn't Absorb Well

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

    Works great. Just have to make sure you rub it in well.. it could leave a sticky feeling if not. Other than that it is a great moisturizer and it doesn't break me out

     
    4.0

    Love

    By Jas

    from San Antonio, tx

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Not Long-Lasting

    Best Uses

    • After Shower/Bath
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

    I use this every morning as part of my daily skin care routine.

     
    4.0

    My go to moisturizer for my acne prone skin

    By Hannie

    from Eden NY

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • After Shower/Bath
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

      I use this every day

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      I would not but this product

      By Lori

      from Nj

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Bad Smell
        • Doesn't Absorb Well
        • Too Greasy Or Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

        I would like to return.

        I do not like this product at all.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Try something else

        By True

        from Austin, tx

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Doesn't Absorb Well
          • Too Greasy Or Heavy

          Best Uses

          • Dryness

          Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

          To my oily skinned girls out there. Do not buy.

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          • Q:

            I am looking for a MB moisturizer. I have oily skin but I also have some dry patches on my cheeks, nose, and forehead. Which moisturizer will help calm down my oily skin without drying out dry patches and won't make my face feel really tight?
            Asked on 8/26/2017 by Tay from undisclosed

            1 answer

          • Q:

            How long does the product usually last for a nightly use?
            Asked on 8/12/2017 by Sydney from Washington

            1 answer

            • Brand Expert

              A:

              You should get about 4-5 months of use out of this product if used nightly.

              Answered on 8/14/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
          • 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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