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Mario Badescu Silver Powder

Mario Badescu

Silver Powder

1.0 oz Item 2209809

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Natural minerals like kaolin, calcium carbonate, and zinc oxide help purify pores and reduce stubborn blackheads. Excess oil, buildup, and pore-clogging impurities are drawn out, revealing visibly clearer, healthier-looking skin.
Dip a water-dampened cotton pad into powder-creating a paste-like texture-and press on the T-zone (focusing on the nose and chin area). Wait 10 minutes and remove by wiping off with a toner. To be used 1-2 times a week. Do not apply to eye area. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water.
Calcium Carbonate, Kaolin, Zinc Oxide.

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Mario BadescuSilver Powder
 
4.2

(based on 256 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (161)
  • Easy to use (117)
  • Minimizes pores (86)
  • Good value (65)
  • Lightweight (30)

Cons

  • Messy (25)
  • Complicated to use (23)
  • Dries out skin (12)
  • Not effective (10)
  • Doesn't work (7)

Best Uses

  • Blackheads & whiteheads (87)
  • Weekly use (60)
  • Oily skin (56)
  • Women (35)
  • Adult acne (24)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (103), Brand buyer (81)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (51), 10 minutes (35), 1+ hour (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

Reviewed by 256 customers

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5.0

Awesome!

By Carly

from CT

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Works Effectively

Cons

  • Messy (just be careful)

Best Uses

  • Blackheads & Whiteheads

Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

Using this on my nose following up with a biore strip was mind blowing. Love this product!

 
5.0

Yes I WILL buy this again.

By Fancy Makeup Girl

from Lodi, CA

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Minimizes Pores
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Blackheads & Whiteheads

    Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

    It works! It's kinda a pain to apply but very effective.

     
    5.0

    Dear all of you, GET THIS.

    By Sandy B.

    from San Diego, CA

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clears Blackheads
    • Easy To Use
    • Minimizes Pores
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adult Acne
      • Blackheads & Whiteheads

      Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

      I bought this because my skin has always been oily, but for the last month, has gotten much worse. I use this specifically on my nose but sometimes I'll use it on my chin and forehead. This is such an easy product to use that does wonders. You use a dampened cotton pad (if you have extra time, I prefer a cotton swab) and dab it where you want the product. Wait 10-15 minutes and with a toner, wipe it off. My skin instantly feels softer. In addition, I my pores on my nose get really clogged it so I tend to use a scrub to remove some of it, but this removed it all. If you have oily skin, rough skin, clogged pores, any symptom of skin oiliness, this will be your best friend.

       
      4.0

      Must have

      By Robie

      from Puget sound

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Minimizes Pores
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

      • Messy

      Best Uses

      • Blackheads & Whiteheads

      Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

      After a few uses you can begin to notice smaller pores. Only give it four stars cause it's tricky and takes practice applying it and it makes a mess. But definitely worth it. This is my second time purchasing

       
      5.0

      Love

      By Hailey

      from Antioch, CA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Blackheads & Whiteheads

        Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

        I have a horrible problem with clogged pores and this product works wonders when used as directed. It is best used to bring all the junk to the surface and then follow up with a blackhead extractor to fully remove everything. I saw some comments that said it was messy and hard to use but I didn't find it that troubling. The only inconvenience is the last step when removing the product with toner but that's where the magic happens so it's worth it. I will say that you should buy a more gentle cleanser that's not expensive to remove it instead of a high end one or one that is super harsh given that you are just using it to take the mask off.

         
        5.0

        BEST for Large Pores!

        By Amy

        from Marana, AZ

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Minimizes Pores
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Blackheads & Whiteheads

          Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

          This is the ONLY product I have used that worked on my large pores. I have had oily skin my entire life and large pores mostly around and on my nose. I had tried everything and nothing worked. Then a lady at Ulta told me to wash my face, wet a cotton ball with water, dip that in the Mario Badescu Silver Powder and spread it on where the problem areas. Let it dry for 8-10 minutes and wipe away with an astringent. I found that I needed to used Biore strips to get the powder out of my pores then I cleaned one more time with astringent. LIFE CHANGING! The difference was immediate. I did this routine about 1-2 times a week for about 2 months and then realized I didn't need to keep doing it as often. My pores have permanently shrunk. The best part is the price. This powder is like $12, I use the Clean and Clear astringent and Biore strips and the total for all 3 is under $20 and it lasts months.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          GREAT FINISHING POWDER & PORE MINIMIZER

          By Mimi

          from Central Florida

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Finishing powder
          • Minimizes Pores
          • Soothing
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

              End your makeup application with this Mario Badescu silver powder & your makeup lasts all day!
              Used along the jawline, it helps "define," and enlarged pores disappear in an instant. BONUS: A fraction the price of those "specific use products." Plus one or two less products to buy!

              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Black heads

              By Juicy

              from Hoffman Estates, il

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

              • Makes my station a mess.

              Best Uses

              • Blackheads & Whiteheads

              Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

              Once it dries on face, it flakes off like snow. It works to minimize but very messy.

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Amazing

              By Molly

              from St.louis, MO

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Hydrates Skin
              • Minimizes Pores
              • Smooth skin
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

              • Spills

              Best Uses

              • Blackheads & Whiteheads

              Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

              I use this product when my skin needs an extra glow. It's a little hard to use at first but by the second time I had it figured out. I absolutely love this product! The one complaint would be that it is a powder so it will spill and or get on you clothes easily, but it's easy to get off.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Loved It!

              By ash

              from orange county

              Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

              I personally struggled with blackheads my entire life. Tried so many products and absolutely nothing seemed to work or keep them in control. I tried this product for the first time last night. After i wiped it off I used a biore pore strip immediently after. I IMMEDIATELY saw a difference and was impressed with the outcome in the morning. Glad i found something that works!!

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              • Q:

                So after i use this on my skin, then toner but then i put on moisturizer. However it seems to be reversing the product's effect on my pores returning to the normal size. Should i not put on moisturizer on my face after use?
                Asked on 7/24/2017 by M from Virginia Beach

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  We suggest you always follow up removal of the Silver Powder with a toner. If this is not effective enough to close your pores, you can also try cold water to aid in the process. Although we always recommend the use of a moisturizer at night, it is also ok to skip a moisturizer on the nights and the areas that you applied Silver Powder to.

                  Answered on 7/28/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
              • Q:

                Can this help even out skin tone and is it oil free?
                Asked on 7/19/2017 by M from Virginia Beach, VA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  The Silver Powder does not even out skin tone. This product can be used 1-2 times per week to help reduce blackheads and excess oil of the skin. To help even out skin tone, our Glycolic Foaming Cleanser can be used 1-3 times per week, 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.
                  http://www.ulta.com/glycolic-foaming-cleanser?productId=xlsImpprod6200753

                  Answered on 7/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
              • Q:

                So to wipe it off could I use the facial spray on a cotton pad to take it off?
                Asked on 7/11/2017 by shay from troy ny

                1 answer

              • 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

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              • 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

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                  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

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                  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
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