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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
 
3.6

(based on 33 reviews)

66%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (19)
  • Not greasy (18)
  • Absorbs quickly (17)
  • Moisturizes well (17)
  • Long lasting (10)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • After shower/bath (11)
  • Daily use (9)
  • Bedtime (6)
  • Deep moisturization (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (11), Budget shopper (8), Beauty conscious (7), Survivalist / minimalist (3)

Reviewed by 33 customers

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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.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Made my oily skin worse

      By Jessica

      from Memphis, TN

      Pros

      • Moisturizes Well

      Cons

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

      Best Uses

        Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

        This did moisturize my skin well, but it's way too greasy. It made my oily skin way oilier than it would have originally been. The product reminds me of sunscreen, and it's really hard to rub completely into my skin. There were a lot of white streaks leftover that I had to rub in good, and it just left my face feeling sticky afterward.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Too drying.

        By LM

        from Dover, Delaware

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Goes On Smoothly

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

            This moisturizer dried out my skin on the first use. Made my skin flakey.

            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I would definitely buy this product again!

            By He

            from Kingston, 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
              • Dryness

              Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

              The product goes on nice and smooth

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              perf for oily skin

              By Drea

              from Morgan Hill, CA

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Moisturizes Well
              • Not Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Dryness

                Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

                A1

                 
                3.0

                Not quite what it claims

                By MeganH2o

                from Eureka, CA

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Pros

                • Absorbs Quickly
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Moisturizes Well

                Cons

                • Too Greasy Or Heavy

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

                I love the Mario line. I like his face masks most. I have combo acne prone skin that reacts to many products - fortunately I can use Mario products, I use proactiv minus the third step lotion, it just does not agree with me, so I was looking for something to replace that. This unfortunately was not it. It was a bit too greasy for my already oily face. I've wanted to give it another go since returning the first time, maybe I will because I love other products by Mario so much. It was good, but not really what I was looking for. It does absorb quickly, it just did not seem to be - moisturized but back to my skin - that's what I wanted!

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Not my favorite

                By Mom4

                from Saint Louis, MO

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Effective Sun Protection
                • Not Greasy

                Cons

                • Doesn't Absorb Well

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

                I purchased this product because I have oily skin but this lotion absorbed really fast and only left my skin feeling sticky and gross.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Not Bad, Not Great, Just Good

                By PrincessAngel3

                from Reading, PA

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Moisturizes Well
                • Not Greasy

                Cons

                • Doesn't Absorb Well

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

                My skin type: Combination (Super oily/but gets dry easily)

                What I liked: I have tried several other moisturizers, and in comparison to my other experiences, this product by far is the best. I love that it successfully moisturizes my skin without being to oily or greasy. It also slightly decreased the amount of gross oilness my face acquires throughout the day.

                What I disliked: It takes a very long time for the product to completely absorb into my skin. Also, I find that this product for some weird reason makes the natural redness on my face look a little redder. This isn't a big deal but, this moisturizer doesn't really provide any sun protection.

                The bottom-line: I like this product. I want to try some other products from this brand that are moisturizers for oily skin, I saw at Ulta that this brand has quite a few products specifically for oily skin. So I am definitely going to try another moisturizer from this brand just to see if I like it less or more than this specific moisturizer.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Way too thick and greasy

                By Angie

                from Omaha,NE

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Absorb Well
                  • Too Greasy Or Heavy

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

                  Way too thick and heavy and doesn't absorb well.

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                  • 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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