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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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Mario BadescuPlastic Bottle Drying Lotion
 
4.4

(based on 792 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (472)
  • Easy to use (466)
  • Minimizes pores (79)
  • Soothing (69)
  • Absorbs quickly (36)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (118)
  • Doesn't work (59)
  • Bad smell (36)
  • Irritates skin (31)
  • Strong smell (12)

Best Uses

  • Moderate acne (347)
  • Adult acne (294)
  • Inflammatory acne (210)
  • Teen acne (195)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (148)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (342), Brand buyer (245)

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5.0

My Must Have Product

By Mom of 3 Teenagers

from Meridian, ID

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Works Effectively

Cons

  • Dries Out Skin

Best Uses

  • Adult Acne

Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

Don't know where I would be without this product. Dries up acne fast. A little goes a long way. Too much will dry out your skin.

 
5.0

Love it

By Bliss

from Bastrop

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

      Works great

       
      5.0

      Love this product

      By AL24

      from Chico ca

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Moderate Acne
        • Teen Acne

        Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

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        5.0

        great stuff

        By eveie

        from washington

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Inflammatory Acne
          • Moderate Acne
          • Teen Acne

          Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

          You look like you have chicken pox when you put it on but you definitely have to try it. I works overnight and is a life saver. I was on the fence about buying it. But seriously but it.

           
          5.0

          I buy this product as soon as I run low, I love it!

          By Sadie

          from St Louis, MO

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Adult Acne
            • Moderate Acne

            Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

            I use this product every night before bed, I wake up the next day and the acne is pretty much gone! I have recommended it to my mother and she loves it as well!

             
            1.0

            Ineffective

            By Emily J

            from Tacoma wa

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Dries Out Skin
            • Ineffective
            • Smells

            Best Uses

              Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

              Would use this to try and heal pimples and soothe my inflamed pimples but it never worked for me. Just made a mess because the product flaked everywhere and was simply ineffective.

               
              5.0

              I would love to buy it again

              By Denyce

              from Fresno, CA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Minimizes Pores
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

              • Dries Out Skin

              Best Uses

              • Moderate Acne
              • Teen Acne

              Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

              It its great for acne

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great spot treatment!

              By HJo Mack

              from NM

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

              • Dries Out Skin

              Best Uses

              • Inflammatory Acne

              Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

              This is a great product, it doesn't eliminate acne or prevent new acne from forming later but it reduces inflammation and speeds up healing time of active acne which is great.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Not for everybody

              By Skye

              from Tennessee

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

              • Ineffective
              • Pricey

              Best Uses

              • Pimples that haven't surfaced

              Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

              This product may or may not work for you. I purchased this with a gift card because so many people on YouTube, Instagram, and even friends have been raving about this. I ended up wishing I bought something else instead because this does the opposite for me than what it's supposed to. Many people say they put this on a pimple and in the morning it's gone. When I use this, all the pimples I put it on are bigger when I wake up. The only time this works for me is when I put it on very small pimples, or when I put it on pimples that haven't surfaced yet the bump goes away. If you're on a budget I would not risk spending the money on such a tiny bottle just for it to not work for you.

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Did nothing for my skin

              By madeline

              from texas

              Pros

              • Smells Great

              Cons

              • Dries Out Skin
              • Ineffective
              • Irritates Skin

              Best Uses

                Comments about Mario Badescu Plastic Bottle Drying Lotion:

                put on every night and would dry the heck out of my skin and didn't minimize or prevent ANY acne whatsoever. disappointed

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                • Q:

                  Can this be used in conjunction with a retinoid cream at night?
                  Asked on 5/25/2017 by coll from Philadelphia

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Mario Badescu Drying Lotion is a spot treatment to help dry out a blemish. It should be used alone as a spot treatment directly applied to the affected area.

                    Answered on 6/8/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Is there anything i can use for neck discoloration? Or scars from pimples on my back?
                  Asked on 5/18/2017 by Marisol from Texas

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Can this product be used for acne scars and blemishes ?
                  Asked on 5/9/2017 by Beauty

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Drying Lotion is an effective spot treatment for whiteheads. This product should not be used on acne scars. To help reduce the appearance of discoloration from acne scars our Whitening Mask can be used. http://www.ulta.com/whitening-mask?productId=xlsImpprod6200747

                    Answered on 6/8/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Does this product work for body acne as well?
                  Asked on 5/7/2017 by Ray

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    You can use your Drying Lotion to target surface blemishes on the back, chest, and neck.

                    Answered on 6/8/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • 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
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