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Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion

Mario Badescu

Glass Bottle Drying Lotion

Item #: 2209808 Size: 1.0 oz

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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 surface blemishes; do not rub in. Let dry and rinse off in the morning. Do not use on broken skin.
Isopropyl Alcohol, Aqua (Water,Eau), Calamine, Camphor,Sulfur, Resorcinol, Salicylic Acid, Zinc Oxide, Titanium Dioxide, Talc,Glycerin.

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Mario BadescuGlass Bottle Drying Lotion
 
4.5

(based on 448 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (293)
  • Easy to use (281)
  • Minimizes pores (51)
  • Soothing (47)
  • Absorbs quickly (15)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (62)
  • Doesn't work (22)
  • Bad smell (11)
  • Irritates skin (9)
  • Bleaches fabric (5)

Best Uses

  • Moderate acne (203)
  • Adult acne (202)
  • Inflammatory acne (136)
  • Teen acne (107)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (99)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (192), Brand buyer (167)

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4.0

Surprised...

By Erica P

from Los Angeles

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Works Effectively

Cons

  • Dries Out Skin

Best Uses

  • Adult Acne
  • Inflammatory Acne
  • Moderate Acne

Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

This is the 4th product of Mario Badescu that I have purchased. Im starting to become a fan of this skincare line!. I read some other rreviews online about this drying lotion so I thought i would give it a try. I have hormonal acne, where I breakout during my monthly cycle. I tried this out as the directions instructed, and it seemed to help! Im going to keep trying this during my breakouts. I have good hopes about this drying lotion! i would recommend this :)

 
5.0

Best product for zits :)

By Lala

from Idaho

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Minimizes Pores
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adult Acne
    • Blackheads & Whiteheads
    • Moderate Acne

    Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

    Love this product. It works really well. I use it for my chin. If I feel like a blemish is about to come out, I apply it and wear it over night. By the next morning it has either diminished or completely removed. It lasts a really long time. I'll continue to purchase it.

     
    5.0

    Effective

    By knottynatty

    from NYC Metro Area

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hormonal Acne
      • Moderate Acne

      Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

      I've been using Mario Badescu products for years, and they have never let me down.

       
      5.0

      Amazing!!!!

      By Judy

      from San Antonio, TX

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

      • Dries Out Skin

      Best Uses

      • Adult Acne
      • Inflammatory Acne
      • Moderate Acne

      Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

      This product is amazing! It dries out pimples super fast. Takes a couple days to fully get rid of but a whole lot quicker than waiting for them to go away on their own. Love it!

       
      5.0

      New Favorite

      By Vee

      from Hemet, California

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Adult Acne
        • Moderate Acne

        Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

        Amazing product! After hearing so much about it, I finally decided to give it a try and it did not disappoint one bit! Dries out any blemishes quickly and efficiently. Also, I when I am ill I tend to get cold sores and I decided to test this product on my cold sore and the results were absolutely amazing! Usually my cold sores will last a week and this product got rid of it in two days. I am a very happy camper with this product.

         
        4.0

        I would buy it again

        By N/A

        from N/A

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Minimizes Pores

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Moderate Acne

          Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

          N/a

           
          5.0

          Zit Zapper

          By M GUZMAN P

          from Lynwood, CA

          Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

          It dries up pimples but if used properly, not overly drying on the surrounding areas. I have no issues with dry patches or flaky skin. It is an amazing spot treatment!!

           
          5.0

          I have bought this product several times.

          By Mugsy

          from Tennessee

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Minimizes Pores
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Blackheads & Whiteheads

            Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

            I have large pores and whiteheads on my nose. This product reduces this problem better than anything
            else I have tried. Mario Badescu is a great brand.

             
            1.0

            Doesn't work for me

            By Nicole

            from Tucson, AZ

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Ineffective

              Best Uses

                Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

                I really wanted this to work for me but it didn't. It didn't shrink my pimples or anything. So I'm disappointed. I bought it because of the great reviews. But I'm glad it works for others.

                 
                5.0

                This stuff is no joke.

                By Jan

                from West Hills, CA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Soothing
                • Works Effectively

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Adult Acne

                  Comments about Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion:

                  Wish I'd had this decades ago.

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                  18 Questions | 19 Answers
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                  • Q:

                    It says to "Only apply the pink and not the clear serum".
                    How do you only apply the pink or get to the pink, if the pink is on the bottom?
                    Asked on 9/9/2016 by MehMomof3 from Oklahoma

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      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 surface blemishes; do not rub in. Let dry and rinse off in the morning. Do NOT use on broken skin.
                      Both the liquid and the sediment are intended to be applied to the skin in combination on the qtip. We are working on updating the directions online.

                      Answered on 9/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                  • Q:

                    Is MB drying lotion has the same usage as MB drying cream?
                    Asked on 8/25/2016 by Kae from Los Angeles CA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Drying Lotion is for blemishes that have come to the surface - aka whiteheads.
                      Drying Cream is for small under-the-surface bumps.

                      Answered on 8/26/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                  • Q:

                    Will it affect the performance of the product if I have already shook it?
                    Asked on 8/11/2016 by Su from Virginia,US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      No, the Drying Lotion will not be affected due to shaking the product. Leave the product on a flat surface and wait for it to settle (you will see the pink sediment on the bottom and the clear liquid on top).

                      Answered on 8/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                  • Q:

                    I have a really bad redness around my nose, would you recommend this for that?
                    Asked on 8/8/2016 by Lesles from Hanford, CA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The Drying Lotion should only be applied to surface blemishes.

                      Answered on 8/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                  • Q:

                    Do I apply this before or after moisturizer ?
                    Asked on 8/8/2016 by Blaaassssss from Nashville, TN

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      You can skip your nighttime moisturizer on nights or on the areas where you are applying the Drying Lotion.

                      Answered on 8/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                  • Q:

                    does anybody know the percentage of sulfur and zinc oxide in this product?
                    Asked on 8/3/2016 by shizzy from New York, NY

                    2 answers

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Mario Badescu Drying Lotion has a sulfur content of slightly less than 3% and a Zinc Oxide content of 1%.

                      Answered on 8/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Mario Badescu Drying Lotion has a sulfur content of slightly less than 3% and a Zinc Oxide content of 1%.

                      Answered on 8/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                  • Q:

                    Is there a difference in amount of product between the glass and plastic bottle?
                    Asked on 8/1/2016 by Alana from Free

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The plastic bottle is offered for travel purposes. The product type and size is the same in both containers.

                      Answered on 8/3/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                  • Q:

                    What's the difference between the plastic and glass bottle?
                    Asked on 7/30/2016 by Ross from Boston, Ma

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The product contents are exactly the same. We offer a travel-friendly plastic version of our glass bottle.

                      Answered on 8/3/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                  • Q:

                    When does this product expire? Like how long should I keep it before I get a new one?
                    Asked on 7/1/2016 by Jenna from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Our Drying Lotion does not have an expiration date, rather it has a PAO of 24 months. This means that the product is good for a period of 24 months after the point of opening. Otherwise, we suggest you purchase a new bottle whenever either the liquid or pink powder runs out.

                      Answered on 7/8/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                  • Q:

                    if your already using an acne cleanser, is it ok to use this as well? I know some products say to use one acne treatment at a time.
                    Asked on 5/25/2016 by sammie

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes - Mario Badescu Glass Bottle Drying Lotion is a spot treatment only. You can incorporate it into your skin care routine by only applying to whiteheads that may pop up.

                      Answered on 5/26/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
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