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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 26 reviews)

65%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Not greasy (15)
  • Goes on smoothly (14)
  • Absorbs quickly (13)
  • Moisturizes well (11)
  • Long lasting (9)

Cons

  • Doesn't absorb well (5)
  • Greasy (5)

Best Uses

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

Reviewed by 26 customers

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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.

 
4.0

Not Bad, Not Great, Just Good

By Kay

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.

 
1.0

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.

     
    5.0

    Finally, a moisturizer that really works for oily skin!

    By leelee

    from NJ

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

      I use this product every morning after showering. This moisturizer not only moisturizes but it controls the oil too so that my makeup stays on longer (8 hrs vs. 4/5 hrs!) It is a bit sticky after applying but that goes away.
      Also, I did not experience any problems such as acne when I switched to this product.

       
      5.0

      moisture control

      By Alw

      from Nashville

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • under make up

        Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

        I was looking for a lightweight moisturizer and I found it finally most I have found are too thick. Love this one.

         
        2.0

        Still oily :(

        By Celi

        from Conroe

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Moisturizes Well
        • Softens Skin

        Cons

        • I'm still oily in a few hours

        Best Uses

        • After Shower/Bath
        • Bedtime

        Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

        It settles so shake shake shake

         
        5.0

        Love it

        By Denice

        from Vancouver Washington

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

            I have really dramatic Tzone combination skin. So trying to find moisturizers that doesn't break me out it terrifically difficult,. But I FOUND IT ! This product is great. Makes my skin soft but not oily. So far so good with the oil breakouts.

             
            2.0

            Doesn't control oil

            By Lauren, www.myrolltidings.com

            from Gainesville, FL

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Moisturizes Well
            • Smells Great
            • Softens Skin

            Cons

            • Not Long-Lasting
            • Too Greasy or Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Deep Moisturization
            • Dry/Chapped Skin
            • Winter Dryness

            Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

            I really wanted to love this because I've loved Mario Badescu's products for years. It moisturizes well and makes my skin feel great and super soft, but like another reviewer said, I'm shiny within 30 minutes. Over the course of the day I'm like an oil vat. I find myself having to use oil blotting sheets 2-3 times more than I would with my current daytime moisturizer. I'm pretty disappointed with this product especially for the price. I'll continue to use as a nighttime moisturizer whenever my skin gets dry, but bummer.

             
            5.0

            Great at controlling oily skin all day!

            By Barb

            from Burnsville

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Long Lasting
            • Not Greasy
            • Softens Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • After Shower/Bath
              • Bedtime

              Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

              Love this line of product!

               
              3.0

              Wanted to love this...but

              By Laura

              from Mid-Missouri

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Absorbs Quickly
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Not Greasy

              Cons

              • Not Long-Lasting

              Best Uses

                Comments about Mario Badescu Control Moisturizer for Oily Skin:

                price is good and it goes on smoothly...but the fact is, I'm as shiny in 30 minutes as I was before.

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                • 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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