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Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion

Mario Badescu

Glass Bottle Drying Lotion

1.0 oz Item 2209808

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The Drying Lotion is a fast acting, effective acne spot treatment. Formulated with salicylic acid, calamine and other quick-drying ingredients, this product will shrink ugly whiteheads virtually overnight while you sleep. While other acne spot treatments can irritate and dry delicate or sensitive skin, this product is safe and effective for all skin types.
DO NOT SHAKE THE BOTTLE. Before bed (after cleansing and toning), dip a cotton swab into the pink sediment at the bottom of the bottle. Dab directly on the whitehead; do not rub in. Let dry and rinse off in the morning.

Precautions: Do not use on broken skin. Do not apply to eye area. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water.
Isopropyl Alcohol, Aqua (Water, Eau), Calamine, Zinc Oxide, Titanium Dioxide, Sulfur, Camphor, Talc, Glycerin, Salicylic Acid.

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4.5

(based on 910 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (651)
  • Easy to use (647)
  • Minimizes pores (108)
  • Soothing (103)
  • Smells great (37)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (174)
  • Doesn't work (59)
  • Irritates skin (31)
  • Bad smell (14)
  • Bleaches fabric (11)

Best Uses

  • Moderate acne (495)
  • Adult acne (410)
  • Inflammatory acne (293)
  • Teen acne (287)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (231)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (425), Brand buyer (327)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

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5.0

Have bought several times

By Patty

from Ohio

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Minimizes Pores
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

      can Tell the difference when using this
      Works overnight
      Definitely recommend

       
      5.0

      Effectively dries out stubborn acne!

      By Mel

      from Florida

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

      • Irritates Skin

      Best Uses

      • Blackheads & Whiteheads
      • Breakouts
      • Inflammatory Acne
      • Moderate Acne
      • Teen Acne

      Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

      I have occasional hormonal breakouts, mostly on my forehead area, and this product was able to dry out my acne within a night! If the acne is a bit more stubborn, it may still be there, but the size of it will reduce significantly. The product can irritate skin sometimes, but it's not to the point where it's unbearable. Will definitely be repurchasing.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Great for surface issues, okay for deep issues

      By Rae

      from Dallas, TX

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Blackheads & Whiteheads
        • Inflammatory Acne
        • Moderate Acne

        Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

        I used this product before bed. I noticed that all acne I had became less inflamed after use. Smaller surface acne disappeared quickly. If I used it on a spot where I could feel something starting to form, it was effective. It was not effective for deep acne (which is not suprising as most products you put on your skin aren't.) my deeper acne would still be less inflamed though, which I loved.

        I am going to buy again!

         
        5.0

        Amazing!

        By JZ

        from Chicago

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Minimizes Pores

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Inflammatory Acne

          Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

          Easy to use, my brother loves it too

           
          5.0

          Sooo good

          By Julia

          from OR

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Minimizes pimples
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

          • Dries Out Skin

          Best Uses

          • Adult Acne
          • Moderate Acne
          • Teen Acne

          Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

          Makes a pimple that'd usually be there for a week be gone in 2 days! The only thing is that if you have oily skin or put oils on your face before bed it kind of melts or spreads, drying out more surface area than it needs too, but that doesn't bother me, can easily fix it with moisturizer the morning of

           
          5.0

          It works

          By Mom

          from Manhattan

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

          • Dries Out Skin

          Best Uses

          • Adult Acne
          • Moderate Acne
          • Teen Acne

          Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

          I think it's too pricey or I'd buy more of their products

           
          5.0

          Awesome highly recommend

          By Dominique

          from Monterey Park, CA

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Gets rid of whiteheads

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Blackheads & Whiteheads

            Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

            Practically works over night

             
            5.0

            My absolute FAVORITE spot treatment.

            By Ashley

            from Blythe, CA

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Works Effectively

            Cons

            • Dries Out Skin

            Best Uses

              Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

              This product was only meant as a spot treatment and not all over the face.

               
              5.0

              Holy grail

              By Molls

              from Fredrick, MD

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

              • Dries Out Skin

              Best Uses

              • Moderate Acne
              • Severe Acne
              • Teen Acne

              Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

              This stuff is INSANE you put a dot on your acne before you go to bed and when you wake up the acne is either completely gone or is almost gone (depending on the size)

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              This stuff is pretty amazing!

              By Amanda

              from State College, PA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Moderate Acne

                Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

                I typically have pretty clear skin, but for the last few months my chin and forehead have been breaking out like crazy. After seeing this product popping up all over my social media, I decided to give it a try and I'm glad I did! It's not a miracle cure for pimples. A few of my more stubborn ones have stuck around after a night or so of use, but they have gotten noticeably smaller and less red. It HAS cleared up two cysts in just two nights, which I thought was pretty impressive. This does dry your skin out a little bit (hence the name "drying lotion") but no more than any product with salicylic acid in it.

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                • Q:

                  This may be a dumb question, but with other spot treatments it talks about being able to get rid of post-acne darkness, and I was wondering if this also did that? Thank you!!
                  Asked on 12/7/2017 by Isabel from Raleigh, US

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Should I use this if I have pimples between my eyebrows, around mouth, and my chin? (Not whiteheads)
                  Asked on 11/28/2017 by Johnny from US

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  I've had this product for about a week, so far I️ love it but I️ came home late last night and accidentally left the bottle open overnight. Will it still be okay to use??
                  Asked on 11/12/2017 by Taylor from California, YS

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Yes, the product can still be used!

                    Answered on 11/14/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Is this product good for treating milia?
                  Asked on 8/17/2017 by kat from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Drying Lotion is not designed to target milia. We suggest contacting your dermatologist for proper treatment and removal of milia.

                    Answered on 8/21/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Is the plastic bottle better or the glass?
                  Asked on 8/9/2017 by Genesis from Salem, MA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Thanks for your question. The product is the same in both containers, however we offer the plastic for those that frequently travel!

                    Answered on 8/9/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Is it ok for the liquid to dry out. The only product I have left is the pink stuff.
                  Asked on 8/5/2017 by Brooklyn from New Orleans

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Drying Lotion performs at its best when both the pink sediment and clear liquid are used together. When either one of these runs out - its time to buy a new bottle.

                    Answered on 8/7/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Can I use this in combination with the Anti-Acne Serum?
                  Asked on 7/23/2017 by Tracy from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes you can. We recommend applying the Anti-Acne Serum before your moisturizer and following with the Drying Lotion to spot treat whiteheads.

                    Answered on 7/24/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Hi, I always see great reviews about this product. Everytime I put it on before bed, and wake up the next morning nothing is there. The pink stuff isn't on my face but the pimple is there.. does this mean the stuff in penetrating in my skin or just rubbing off ?
                  Asked on 7/7/2017 by ari from Dallas,Texas

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Drying Lotion is most effective when used on whiteheads. DO NOT SHAKE THE BOTTLE. Before bed (after cleansing and toning), dip a cotton swab into the pink sediment at the bottom of the bottle. Dab directly on the whitehead; do not rub in. Let dry and rinse off in the morning. Do NOT use on broken skin.
                    It is okay if the product rubs off during the night, this will not affect its effectiveness.

                    Answered on 7/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  I purchased this online so during delivery what happens if the products gets shaken up
                  Asked on 7/5/2017 by kaili from charlotte, nc

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    It will not effect the product. If contents get shaken during packing and delivery, place the bottle on a flat surface until the layers separate and the pink sediment rests on the bottom.

                    Answered on 7/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Can I use this product on the same night that I'm planning to use a mask? Or would it be better to use them on different nights?
                  Asked on 6/20/2017 by maddie916 from South Bend, IN

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, you can use the Drying Lotion as a spot treatment for whiteheads after using a mask!

                    Answered on 6/21/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
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