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Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser

Mario Badescu

Glycolic Foaming Cleanser

6.0 oz

Item #: 2209926

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For dull, congested skin, this lathering, deep cleanser has the exfoliating powers of glycolic acid to break down build-up from skins surface, reduce minor discoloration and leave skin radiant and smooth. Formulated with herbal extracts for soothing benefits. Best when used 2-3 times weekly or as recommended by your skin specialist based on your skins needs.
Gently massage on face in circular motions avoiding eye area. Rinse with tepid water and pat dry. Follow with toner or astringent. For oily or problematic skin use 2-3 times weekly. For dry or sensitive skin use 1-2 times weekly. Adjust accordingly for your skin type.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Aqua (Water, Eau), Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Cocamide MEA, Glycolic Acid, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Hypericum Perforatum Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Althaea Officinalis Leaf/Root Extract, Achillea Millefolium Extract, Sodium Chloride, Parfum (Fragrance), Propylene Glycol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Diazolidinyl Urea.

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Mario BadescuGlycolic Foaming Cleanser
 
4.6

(based on 199 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (139)
  • Improves skin texture (120)
  • Gentle (102)
  • Not greasy (87)
  • Balances skin (84)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (32)
  • Irritates skin (10)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (9)
  • Doesn't work (4)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (79)
  • Combination skin (74)
  • Oily skin (64)
  • All skin types (60)
  • Daily use (46)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (90), Brand buyer (71)

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5.0

AMAZING

By alex

from texas

Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

I struggled with major pimples all over my face and after using this product regularly for a month or so i saw a HUGE difference in my complexion! I feel comfortable wearing less and less makeup each day! This clenser has boosted my confidence so much!! Thank you Mario Badescu!!!!!!!!!

 
5.0

My go to face wash

By Dj

from Watsonville ca

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Combination Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Oily Skin

    Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

    Everyday in the morning and at night. Such a clean feeling.

     
    5.0

    Great product keeps acne at bay

    By Lisaw

    from Tennessee

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Gentle
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Combination Skin
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

      Used for years daily

       
      5.0

      Love it

      By Tweet

      from Kingston ny

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Gentle
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Moisturizing
      • Not Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Daily Use
        • Dry Skin

        Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

        My daughter borrowed mine & used it when on vacation she liked it so much she went out & bought it for herself

         
        5.0

        So far I love it

        By Bre

        from Orlando, fl

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Gentle
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • Oily Skin

          Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

          So far I love this product. I've only used it 1-2 times a week because I was afraid I was going to break out.

           
          4.0

          Helped A Lot After A Few Days!

          By Betz

          from Charlotte, NC

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balances Skin
          • Gentle
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

          • Dries Out Skin

          Best Uses

          • Combination Skin

          Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

          I purchased this after going into panic mode for my skin. I was getting breakouts and didn't know the cause for weeks. I found this after receiving a suggestion to use a chemical exfoliant. I use this with a scrub containing Salicylic Acid. I have only been using for about a week and notice a difference in my skin. It does dry out your skin so a moisturizer is needed after use.

           
          4.0

          The only cleanser I use!

          By Gi

          from Hunt Valley Md

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balances Skin
          • Gentle
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Smells Great

          Cons

          • Don't use on eyes-glycolic.

          Best Uses

            Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

            It makes my skin feel thoroughly clean but not tight and dry!

             
            5.0

            LOVE THIS CLEANSERS

            By trowe24

            from Baton Rouge, LA

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Pros

            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • Hyperpigmented skin
              • Oily Skin

              Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

              LOVE LOVE this cleanser. I have acne prone skin, and is quite oily! Because of that, I am able to use this cleanser every other day with no problem. I also have a lot of "dark spots" as a result of acne over the years, and I've actually been able to peel some of the spots off... So satisfying :))) Don't hesitate to get this product, it's amazing!

               
              5.0

              Works wonders!!

              By Andrea

              from Boston mass

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Gentle
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Moisturizing
              • Not Greasy
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Use for keratosis pilaris

                Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

                I've been told Glycolic acid works well to help heal keratosis pilaris (aka chicken skin... Aka the pesky little bumps on upper arms) I did some research and decided to try this and I love it!!

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great product!

                By Cassie

                from South Carolina

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Balances Skin
                • Gentle
                • Improves Skin Texture
                • Leaves Clean Feel
                • Not Greasy
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                • Dries Out Skin

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

                Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

                I use this product 2-3 times a week (once being with my electric face brush). I rub it in about 15 seconds on each side of my face.

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                • Q:

                  Will this cleanser also remove makeup? Or do I have to purchase another product for makeup remover?
                  Asked on 9/19/2016 by LESLIE from Tampa, FL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Glycolic Foaming Cleanser is formulated with Glycolic Acid to deep clean and break down makeup, oil, and other impurities. We do not recommend usage around the eye area so you should use a separate product to remove eye makeup.

                    Answered on 9/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  I have hyperpigmentation and I have combination skin. I am interested in this glycolic foaming cleanser as well as the glycolic acid toner. Can the two be used together? Also, which moisturizer would be best to use with the glycolic acid products?
                  Asked on 9/8/2016 by ss

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Can I use the facial cleanser 2-3 per week and use other cleansers containing salicylic acid on the other days of the week?
                  Also does this cause the skin to peel like how the retin A does?
                  Asked on 8/31/2016 by Beauty Lily from New York

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Glycolic Foaming Cleanser is best used 2-3 times a week, depending on your skin type. If you have an oilier skin type, that may allow the use of salicylic acid on those off days. Sensitive skin types should opt for a more basic cleanser on the off days.

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

                  What percentage of glycolic acid does this cleanser contain?
                  Asked on 7/30/2016 by Bee from Visalia, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser contains 1% glycolic acid.

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

                  Will this help with dark spots -hyperpigmentation?
                  Asked on 7/22/2016 by Vero from Ontario

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Glycolic Foaming Cleanser is a great option for addressing uneven skin tones and hyper pigmentation. We also offer a Brightening Kit which features 5 products (including Glycolic Foaming Cleanser) that individually contain their own super-star ingredients - Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Glycolic Acid, Vitamin C, Kojic Acid, Licorice and Mulberry. The success of this kit is the combination of all the products and sticking to the regimen several times a week. http://www.ulta.com/brightening-kit?productId=xlsImpprod11351443

                    Answered on 7/24/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Does this cleanser help clear up Milia?
                  Asked on 7/15/2016 by LucyLu from Chicago, IL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Removing milia can be very challenging. The glycolic acid in our Glycolic Foaming Cleanser will work to gently exfoliate away the top layer of skin which may make milia removal easier. However, milia removal often requires a trip to the dermatologist.

                    Answered on 7/19/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Is this product oil-free?
                  Asked on 6/8/2016 by Mackenzie from Bangor, PA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser is oil-free.

                    Answered on 6/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  May I use this to help clear up back acne?
                  Asked on 5/31/2016 by lex from NC

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We offer a body cleanser and unique body-only toner to address body acne - A.H.A Botanical Body Soap (Item #: 2210031) and Special Cleansing Lotion O (Item #: 2210010).
                    If you do choose to use Glycolic Foaming Cleanser on your body, please test sensitivity to determine frequency of usage.

                    Answered on 5/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  I am looking for a cleanser with glycolic acid that j can use every night (I have KP on my face) and I know there are plenty on the market with a higher concentration percentage. Why do you guys recommend only using 2-3 times a week for this product? Is it because of the glycolic acid or something else? Is it worth trying to use this every night or would you recommend switching to a different product? I do not want to use the toner as I already have a toner that I love for acne and don't want to switch.
                  Asked on 5/11/2016 by Amber from Philadelphia

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We recommend Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser 2-3 times a week because daily use may be too much for the majority of skin types. If your skin allows, you can certainly use it everyday. You might want to try rotating usage with our Acne Facial Cleanser. It contains salicylic acid to provide exfoliation and is great for acne prone skin.
                    http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod6200757

                    Answered on 5/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Does this cleanser work to minimize bumpy complexion? If not what other Mario Badeschu products are there that may do so?
                  Asked on 5/11/2016 by PLizzy

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes - Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser does work to smooth bumpy skin texture. Incorporate into your skin care routine 1-3 times a week to see a difference in a few weeks time.

                    Answered on 5/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
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