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Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion

Mario Badescu

Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion

Item #: 2209807 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.
Before bed, after cleansing, toning and moisturizing apply a dab of lotion directly on the whitehead using a cotton swab. Do not rub in. Let it dry and rinse off in the morning. DO NOT shake the bottle and apply only the pink sediment on the skin.
Isopropyl Alcohol, Aqua (Water,Eau), Calamine, Camphor,Sulfur, Resorcinol, Salicylic Acid, Zinc Oxide, Titanium Dioxide, Talc,Glycerin.

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Mario BadescuPlastic Bottle Drying Lotion
 
4.4

(based on 466 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (246)
  • Easy to use (239)
  • Minimizes pores (37)
  • Absorbs quickly (36)
  • Soothing (36)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (57)
  • Bad smell (35)
  • Doesn't work (24)
  • Irritates skin (13)
  • Strong smell (6)

Best Uses

  • Moderate acne (177)
  • Adult acne (153)
  • Inflammatory acne (112)
  • Teen acne (92)
  • Bedtime (85)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (203), Brand buyer (141)

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5.0

I would recommend this product

By Xoxox

from Highland park.nj

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Moderate Acne

    Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

    Great product

     
    4.0

    Must-Have!!

    By Roger R

    from Ceres, Ca

    Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

    Best overnight acne spot treatment! As a teen I struggle with acne but this has truly cleared me out! I just dab with a cotton swab on my problem areas and sleep that's it! This product has made me more confident in my appearance, who doesn't love it when someone complaints your skin! The only reason I give the product 4 stars is because it may dry your skin out if you over use it.

     
    5.0

    life saver

    By Taylor Kizer

    from FL

    Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

    I have tried nearly every product you can purchase or be prescribed and nothing has helped to get rid of my cystic acne. I used this for two nights in a row, woke up this morning to no acne on my face. I will keep this in stock and recommend it to all of my family and friends!

     
    5.0

    This is the best out there!

    By Trish hate pimples

    from Chicago il

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Smells Great
    • Soothing
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adult Acne

      Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

      I went to Aulta to buy my usual. one of the ladies on the floor recommended this brand

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      ZIT KILLER

      By GATOR FAN

      from TEMPLE TEXAS

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Moderate Acne

        Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

        AWESOME!!!!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Amazing

        By Vonnie

        from Carson ca

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Adult Acne
          • Inflammatory Acne
          • Moderate Acne
          • Severe Acne
          • Teen Acne

          Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

          Amazing I get adult acne tried everything over the counter, nothing was working for me! I was recommended this product and it works!! I apply overnight to areas on face with acne and notice the difference right away

           
          4.0

          I love this product!!!

          By Alfayjax

          from New Mexico

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Soothing
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

          • Dries Out Skin

          Best Uses

          • Adult Acne
          • Blackheads & Whiteheads
          • Inflammatory Acne
          • Moderate Acne
          • Severe Acne
          • Teen Acne

          Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

          I use the product at night time before bed. I take a q tip and follow what the instructions on the bottle prefers. The smell is really strong almost like acetone. I dot the product all over my problem spots and by the next morning they have shrunk tremendously!!

           
          5.0

          Greatest spot treatment ever!

          By Nikami510

          from Orlando, Fl

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Works Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Adult Acne
            • Inflammatory Acne
            • Teen Acne

            Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

            After 2yrs of battling sudden onset adult acne, I finally found something that works to spot treat breakouts. Because it is a spot treatment you don't get some of the side effects of some other breakout treatments. The smell is not the most pleasant but seriously who cares if it works. I've used all different kinds of treatment from proactive like products like salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide (which I'm turned out allergic to) to prescription antibiotics to the drastic accutane. I definitely like the glass bottle better as far as packaging goes otherwise, I thoroughly recommend this product!

             
            4.0

            Worth the buy

            By Samantha

            from West palm beach

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Very strong smell

            Best Uses

            • Adult Acne
            • Inflammatory Acne
            • Moderate Acne
            • Severe Acne

            Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

            This works really well the only thing I don't like is it has a very strong smell to it.

             
            4.0

            It works

            By Oly

            from McAllen, TX

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Works Effectively

            Cons

            • Dries Out Skin
            • Irritates Skin

            Best Uses

            • Adult Acne
            • Moderate Acne

            Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

            It works but not very fast

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            43 Questions | 43 Answers
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            • Q:

              Can you put the Mario Badescu drying lotion on your scars, pimples and whiteheads?
              Asked on 6/13/2016 by Dreams88

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion is only recommended for active blemishes that have come to the surface and have developed into a whitehead.

                Answered on 6/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
            • Q:

              Can I use mario badescu lotion for acne I have some acne on my skin?
              Asked on 6/10/2016 by tanna from Bangladesh

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Our effective Drying Lotion helps dry out surface blemishes and balance oil in the skin. Contains natural ingredients to help draw impurities from the skin.

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

              Do you put this on before or after moisturizer?
              Asked on 6/4/2016 by Deva1510

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                You can skip the moisturizer on nights that you use the Drying Lotion.

                Answered on 6/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
            • Q:

              Does the lotion leave an acne scar after applying ?
              Asked on 4/28/2016 by Lucy from New York, NY

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion should not be applied to broken skin. Rather, it should be dotted directly onto the whitehead and allowed to sit on the blemish overnight. Do not pop, poke, or squeeze the blemish and there will be no scarring.

                Answered on 5/3/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
            • Q:

              What is the percentage of sulfur in this product?
              Asked on 4/27/2016 by TripleBK

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion has a sulfur content of 2.9%.

                Answered on 4/27/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
            • Q:

              What happens if I accidentally shook the bottle? Will the product eventually settle and I can use it?
              Asked on 4/10/2016 by Haley from California, US

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Yes! Simply set the bottle on a flat surface and allow the product to naturally settle before using.

                Answered on 4/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
            • Q:

              What product of Mario bases y can I use for redness scars ?
              Asked on 3/30/2016 by Maria from Texas US

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                The Calamine within this product's formula will help to reduce redness and irritation. This product is not indicated to treat acne scarring.

                Answered on 3/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
            • Q:

              Can I use this product in the morning? And have it on the whole day?
              Asked on 3/29/2016 by Megan

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                We recommend that you use Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion once a day at bedtime.

                Answered on 3/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
            • Q:

              Can I use this for small under the skin bumps? I have them all on my cheek. But I am not sure if this is for that as well..
              Asked on 3/11/2016 by Drea from Houston TX

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion is only for blemishes that have come to the surface (whiteheads). Mario Badescu Drying Cream is what you should use on those small under the surface bumps.

                Answered on 3/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
            • Q:

              Does this product work on oily skin that's acne prone?
              Asked on 3/8/2016 by Sydney from Orange County, CA

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                This product is a spot treatment that works on all skin types. This is not a preventative product. Only apply to blemishes that have come to the surface.

                Answered on 3/9/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
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