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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.
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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4.4

(based on 769 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (455)
  • Easy to use (449)
  • Minimizes pores (76)
  • Soothing (66)
  • Absorbs quickly (36)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (111)
  • Doesn't work (56)
  • Bad smell (36)
  • Irritates skin (30)
  • Strong smell (11)

Best Uses

  • Moderate acne (336)
  • Adult acne (287)
  • Inflammatory acne (202)
  • Teen acne (186)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (144)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (330), Brand buyer (240)

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5.0

Holy Grail!

By LyLy

from Fayetteville, AR

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adult Acne

    Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

    I love this product. This is the 2nd time that I have bought it. I am in my mid-twenties and I still struggle with breakouts. I place this drying lotion on blemishes before I go to bed at night and in the morning I can already tell a difference!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Best pimple treatment!

    By Rachael

    from Jackson NJ

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Soothing
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Moderate Acne
      • Teen Acne

      Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

      This stuff really works! It is the best treatment to quickly dry up a pimple. Put a dot on the pimple before bed, and it will be gone by morning. The bottle seems small, but I assure you, this small bottle has lasted my two teens a year. Great stuff! Highly recommended.

       
      5.0

      Completely gets rid of acne in hours!

      By makeuplover

      from cali

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

      • leave on overnight

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

      a little goes a long way, worth the purchase because i lasts long

       
      5.0

      Works great and fast

      By Just your average girl

      from Rock hill, SC

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

        I love this product because it cleared up my face in 3 days and doesn't overly dry my skin out.

         
        5.0

        I would buy this again!

        By Maria

        from Phx az

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Smells Great
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Adult Acne
          • Blackheads & Whiteheads
          • Inflammatory Acne

          Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

          I love this product & it works so good.

           
          5.0

          I WOULD BUY THIS A MILLION TIMES OVER

          By Emily

          from Sonoma County

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

            THIS IS THE MOST AMAZING THING IVE EVER USED. put on two days ago for acne that i could FEEL coming but couldn't even see, now two days later and in the healing and drying process, they are flat and almost completely gone. the number one thing i recommend to buy if you buy anything. amazing. perfect. honestly the most amazing acne product ive ever used. i have teen acne that occasionally pops up but stays for a while and gets irritated. this makes it go away in two days.

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Not for "under the skin" acne

            By rosepetal

            from new york

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Dries Out Skin
              • Ineffective
              • Irritates Skin

              Best Uses

              • Blackheads & Whiteheads
              • Moderate Acne

              Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

              I really wanted to like this product after hearing sooo many good reviews on it. I think that while this product might work on acne that are small or more on the surface of the skin, it doesn't work for under the skin acne (the ones that look like red bumps and hurt when you touch it). Sadly, all it did was dry out my skin and hinder/slow down the healing process of my acne. For people who have cystic acne like me.. i don't suggest this product.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Sadly didn't work for me

              By Maria

              from San Jose, CA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Dries Out Skin
                • Ineffective
                • Irritates Skin

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

                  Read the reviews online and heard great things about this from my friends so I decided to purchase one for myself. I have light-moderate acne and I breakout every week with a new pimple or two. I was using this for a couple months as a spot treatment, but I noticed it didn't really do much for me. I don't think it worked for me at all. Decided to try it again a couple of months later on a couple of zits, but it seems like they just got more irritated. Oh well - it didn't work for me but it sure did help other people.

                   
                  5.0

                  My New Fave!

                  By ShaShante

                  from Chicago, IL

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Works Effectively

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Blackheads & Whiteheads
                    • Inflammatory Acne
                    • Moderate Acne

                    Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

                    Although I thought the product was a little messy, the end result was well worth it! Definitely worth the price!

                     
                    5.0

                    Holy Grail Skincare Product!!

                    By Rosie

                    from Connecticut

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Works Effectively

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Breakouts
                      • Inflammatory Acne
                      • Moderate Acne
                      • Teen Acne

                      Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

                      This stuff is amazing! I have seen amazing results, when I bought this product a few weeks ago I was hesitant because of the price, but it is totally worth it. It takes a week or so to see the results, but my skin is the best its been in a long time and I thank the drying lotion for that!

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                      • Q:

                        Can you use this on pimples as well?
                        Asked on 5/1/2017 by CapricornLove

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Drying Lotion should be applied to whiteheads only.

                          Answered on 5/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                      • Q:

                        What product is good to use on small bumps?
                        Asked on 5/1/2017 by Marie

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Will this product work on under skin acne, or skin colored bumps? I have been trying everything to treat the small under skin break outs I have but nothing works. I use this product when acne has broken the skin but will it help the other acne?
                        Asked on 4/25/2017 by strawbuml from NewYork US

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        does this help milia?
                        Asked on 4/23/2017 by Sad with Bad Skin from Atlanta

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Drying Lotion is designed to be applied to whiteheads only.

                          Answered on 4/28/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                      • Q:

                        Can I use this
                        If I have oily skin ?
                        Asked on 4/9/2017 by Julissa from Fort Worth Tx

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes! Our Drying Lotion can be used on all skin types and is an excellent product to spot treat whiteheads.

                          Answered on 4/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                      • Q:

                        Do i use moisturizer before or after the drying lotion ?
                        Asked on 4/7/2017 by yazmin from Texas. US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The Drying Lotion should be applied after cleansing, toning and moisturizing as your last step in your skin care routine.

                          Answered on 4/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                      • Q:

                        What would happen if we rubbed the lotion?
                        Asked on 4/7/2017 by Mario Badescu drying lotion

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The Drying Lotion should not be shaken or rubbed on the skin with fingers. We recommend dipping a q-tip or cotton swab into the Drying Lotion and applying directly onto whiteheads.

                          Answered on 4/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                      • Q:

                        What is the difference between the Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion and the Glass Bottle Drying Lotion? Is it just the packaging?
                        Asked on 3/23/2017 by E from California

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The product inside is the same. We offer the plastic bottle option for those who frequently travel.

                          Answered on 4/7/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                      • Q:

                        Does this product help with dark spots that I have from previous pimples. If not, what product from Mario Badescu would help for my problem?
                        Asked on 3/23/2017 by hanzzz from Miami,Fl

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Our Drying Lotion should only be used to spot treat whiteheads (or breakouts with a white pus-filled center). Our Whitening Mask can be used 1-2 times per week to help reduce discoloration from old acne over time.
                          http://www.ulta.com/whitening-mask?productId=xlsImpprod6200747

                          Answered on 4/7/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                      • Q:

                        What's the difference between the plastic bottle and the glass bottle? Like is there's a difference in Quality or is it just the bottle
                        Asked on 3/22/2017 by Ray from LA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The product is the same. We offer it in a plastic bottle so it is travel friendly.

                          Answered on 3/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
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