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Mario Badescu Silver Powder

Mario Badescu

Silver Powder

Item #: 2209809 Size: 1.0 oz

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For excessive, stubborn blackheads, this oil absorbent powder will help to unclog congested pores. Prevents blackheads and promotes a healthier complexion. You will see a remarkable difference after one application.
Once or twice a week dip a water dampened cotton ball into the powder and press on nose, chin and congested areas on the face. Wait 10 minutes and wipe off with toner or astringent.
Calcium Carbonate, Kaolin, Zinc Oxide (CI 177497).

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Mario BadescuSilver Powder
 
4.2

(based on 238 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (149)
  • Easy to use (109)
  • Minimizes pores (74)
  • Good value (65)
  • Lightweight (30)

Cons

  • Complicated to use (23)
  • Messy (22)
  • Dries out skin (11)
  • Not effective (10)
  • Doesn't work (5)

Best Uses

  • Blackheads & whiteheads (73)
  • Weekly use (60)
  • Oily skin (55)
  • Women (35)
  • Adult acne (23)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (95), Brand buyer (75)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (51), 10 minutes (35), 1+ hour (8)

Reviewed by 238 customers

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4.0

Great for annoying blackheads

By MD

from NY

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Minimizes Pores
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Blackheads & Whiteheads

    Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

    Yes this product can be messy, but it works. I tend to have a very oily t-zone with really persistent blackheads and this product makes a huge difference in just one use. I don't use a toner to take it off, I wait until the powder is ready to come off (you'll know when it gets dry and starts to crumble off) and just rinse it off with lukewarm water. Then I apply toner after to close my pores and wake up with less visible black heads. I suggest using this once or twice a week because it can be drying.

     
    5.0

    Great for Oil Control

    By eveie

    from washington

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Minimizes Pores
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Blackheads & Whiteheads
      • Moderate Acne
      • Teen Acne

      Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

      Really great. It is messy but very effective. I have terrible blackheads and large pores. This stuff is really great at mattifying my skin. I don't know about how well it works for unclogging pores but it definitely diminishes the look of my pores.

       
      4.0

      Great for oily skin

      By Anne

      from United States

      Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

      I love this product. I have oily, sensitive skin. I needed something that would help clear my skin, but not over exfoliating. This is gentle, yet I see a difference the next morning. I gave it 4 stars because I do find I have to use it daily, or my skin breaks out all over.

       
      5.0

      PERFECT PRODUCT!!!

      By Abby H.

      from Portsmouth, OH

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Blackheads & Whiteheads
        • Moderate Acne
        • Teen Acne

        Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

        I bought the Mario Badescu Silver Powder in hopes that it would clear my patchy breakouts that I have been encountering for the past month. Turns out it is a perfect product for that! I love how affordable it is and how easy it is to apply. I do recommend buying a toner to take it off with or your skin may be a little dry (which it states on the product). I noticed immediate difference after the first time I applied the product and would recommend it to anyone struggling with blackheads and oily pores.

         
        5.0

        Saw results first time I used it!

        By Chloe

        from New Jersey

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Minimizes Pores
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

        • Little messy

        Best Uses

        • Blackheads & Whiteheads
        • Teen Acne

        Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

        At first, I was a little confused about how to use it. But I learned that the best way is to lightly dampen the cotton ball and dip it in the powder, and almost pack it onto my face. I was afraid this would waste product but it worked very well. I took it off using the Special Cucumber Lotion because that was a gentle toner, and it came off with ease. I instantly noticed my pores were a lot smaller and my blackheads dissapeared.

         
        5.0

        Love!

        By Amber

        from Mississippi

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Minimizes Pores
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Blackheads & Whiteheads

          Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

          Really cleans out my pores. Have never suffered from acne, but do suffer from blackheads. This gets down and pulls out the oil and dead skin cells. I work outside consistantly and sweat a lot (gross, I know). I haven't had a product that makes me feel clean and refreshed without over drying my sensitive skin, until this.

           
          5.0

          Great product!

          By Chenkim

          from Columbia, SC

          Pros

          • Minimizes Pores
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

          • Messy

          Best Uses

            Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

            This stuff works so well after the second use my skin was completely clear. It us messy though I find the powder to fall everywhere but for clear skin I'll deal with it.

             
            4.0

            messy but worth it!

            By robie

            from seattle

            Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

            makes a mess and is difficult to apply but I definitely can notice results after using a few weeks

             
            3.0

            still on the fence

            By Michelle

            from OKC

            Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

            the method they suggest to use I'm not so thrilled with.. the powder sticks more to the cotton ball than it does my face. so, I find that annoying. I'm not sure if it's a huge deal doing it that way or not, but I'm going to come up with another way to use it. it also eats up a ton of product applying it the way they suggest. besides that I do find it helpful, and something nice to be able to put on my main areas of clogged pores. if I find a better method I'm sure my liking of this product will rise.

             
            4.0

            Great for blackheads!

            By North Star

            from North Dakota

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Minimizes Pores
            • Works Effectively

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Blackheads & Whiteheads

              Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

              Love this product. I do find it difficult to fully remove without scrubbing my nose with a washcloth. Directions call for removal with cotton ball and toner but I can't seem to get everything be removed that way. Love the product despite a little extra scrubbing. Unclogs my pores!

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              • Q:

                Does the silver powder also work for white heads? I recently got my nose piercing and ever since then I've realized I've gotten much more white heads on my nose and I'm wondering if this product can help??
                Asked on 6/4/2017 by Jo from Westminster CA

                1 answer

              • Q:

                I have super stubborn blackheads on my nose that i've had since middle school and nothing seems to work. Charcoal masks, Pore strips, the whole nine. Would this product be the one that finally helps?
                Asked on 5/8/2017 by Syd from Newport Beach Ca

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Our Silver Powder will help reduce blackheads and excess oil in the T-Zone. This product can be used 1-2 times per week on areas of blackheads. It would be a great product to add to your regimen to spot treat blackheads. To help reduce stubborn congestion in addition to the Silver Powder, our Glycolic Foaming Cleanser can be used as your exfoliant twice per week. http://www.ulta.com/glycolic-foaming-cleanser?productId=xlsImpprod6200753

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

                Where is this product made?
                Asked on 5/2/2017 by lizzyliz from Bel Air MD

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Mario Badescu Silver Powder is made in the USA.

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

                Does this product contain colloidal silver? I don't see silver listed as an ingredient.
                Asked on 4/26/2017 by Ulta fan from Clarks Summit, PA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Mario Badescu Silver Powder is named for the color of the powder, which is a silver-like hue.

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

                will this work on white heads/mila?
                Asked on 4/20/2017 by makeupbydawn from vegas

                1 answer

              • Q:

                I have 1 very stubborn blackhead on my forehead that's pretty deep and it's been there for years, I'm never able to remove it.. will this help?!
                Asked on 3/10/2017 by Beatuty buff

                1 answer

              • Q:

                How much product should I be picking up with the cotton ball? Should it be a thick white paste on my skin or something more light and transparent? I have trouble applying it evenly
                Asked on 2/1/2017 by Avma from Omaha, NE

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  The trick is getting the right ratio of water to powder. Dipping a water-dampened cotton pad into the powder to create a paste-like texture is the ideal way to apply.

                  Answered on 2/8/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
              • Q:

                What other method can be used to apply? The wet cotton ball thing didn't work out so well, it came off as a clump of clay onto my skin, or is that what's supposed to happen? I felt like I would have had to use too much product that way.
                Asked on 1/4/2017 by maddie from US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Dipping a water-dampened cotton pad into the powder to create a paste-like texture is really the only way to apply the product. I think the trick is getting the right ratio of water to powder. You should only use the Silver Powder 1-2 times a week, so even if you use a generous amount, the jar will still last quite some time.

                  Answered on 1/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
              • Q:

                What is the shelf life of this product?
                Asked on 12/24/2016 by Jane

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Silver Powder is good for a minimum period after opening of 24 months.

                  Answered on 12/28/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
              • Q:

                Can you remove this product with water?
                Asked on 12/23/2016 by Meg from Michigan, US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  We do recommend removing with a toner, but a face towel and water would work also.

                  Answered on 12/28/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
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