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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
 
3.5

(based on 31 reviews)

63%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (17)
  • Not greasy (17)
  • Absorbs quickly (15)
  • Moisturizes well (15)
  • Long lasting (10)

Cons

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

Best Uses

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

Reviewed by 31 customers

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(1 of 1 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 1 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 1 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.

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              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.

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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

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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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