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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 247 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (154)
  • Easy to use (112)
  • Minimizes pores (80)
  • Good value (65)
  • Lightweight (30)

Cons

  • Messy (24)
  • Complicated to use (23)
  • Dries out skin (12)
  • Not effective (10)
  • Doesn't work (7)

Best Uses

  • Blackheads & whiteheads (79)
  • Weekly use (60)
  • Oily skin (56)
  • Women (35)
  • Adult acne (23)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (99), Brand buyer (77)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (51), 10 minutes (35), 1+ hour (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

Reviewed by 247 customers

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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!!

 
5.0

loved it !!

By MJ

from Branson,mo

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Blackheads & Whiteheads
    • Inflammatory Acne

    Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

    made a mask out of it with a balancing toner. Worked great plan on going over to get more today!!

     
    4.0

    Great for use as a mask!

    By Ashley

    from New Jersey

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Minimizes Pores
    • Soothing

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Blackheads & Whiteheads
      • Inflammatory Acne

      Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

      Love how this powder makes your skin feel like it can breathe while using it. It doesn't withdraw all impurities, but definitely makes it easier for manual extractions. Leaves a fresh, clean feeling afterward. I find that adding more water to the mixture makes it easier to spread.

       
      4.0

      Pretty Neat Stuff

      By Stressed Jess

      from Richland WA

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Minimizes Pores
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

      • Messy

      Best Uses

      • Blackheads & Whiteheads

      Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

      I love how inexpensive this product is considering the brand it comes from, first of all. And second of all, it works really well! It did reduce my oil and mattify my skin, but for that reason, I think people with dry skin should be weary. The coolest part is that is brought my blackheads up to the surface of my skin, which makes it GREAT to use before black head nose strips or before extractions. Makes my blackheads look HEAPS smaller. I rate it four out of five only because powder fluffs off as it dries on your face so it's a little messy, I also have not found a quick and effective way to apply it without having to dip my wet finger into the powder but besides that, really good stuff.

       
      5.0

      Best product ever!!! (So far)

      By Brit

      from Texas

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Minimizes Pores
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

      • Messy

      Best Uses

      • Blackheads & Whiteheads
      • Combo skin
      • Sensitive skin

      Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

      I originally was going to buy another product but this caught my eye and I'm SO glad I bought it. I used it one time so far and my pores/blackheads are not as visible! Yes it is messy but the pros outweigh this one con.

       
      4.0

      pretty good stuff

      By Shelbz

      from chico

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Minimizes Pores
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

      • Dries Out Skin

      Best Uses

      • Blackheads & Whiteheads
      • clearing out pores
      • Moderate Acne

      Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

      It is messy, but not bad. Just hold still after putting it on, don't move your face or stand in front of a fan unless you want a powder flurry. You only keep it on for 10 mins so its not a big deal to stay still.
      I definitely saw results after the first use, but I'm sure results will improve with continual use. Great for super stubborn black heads. Others mentioned its difficult to put on/keep on, but I found that it was buildable and applied well with a cotton ball followed by my finger to pat it down.

       
      3.0

      Watch out for the mess

      By K D

      from San Antonio

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Minimizes Pores
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

      • When the product dries, it begins to flake.

      Best Uses

      • Blackheads & Whiteheads

      Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

      Over with the flakes and all I love how the product reduces my blackheads. It leaves my skin smooth. Just make sure and really soak the cotton ball, dip into the powder and spread on your face. When it starts drying it will begin to flake especially if you are talking. This is when I usually go start and rinse it off. I would still by this product. I do like the price.

      (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      This product is the worst.....

      By Heather1119

      from McHenry, IL

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Crumbles off it your face and makes a mess
        • Difficult to apply to your face
        • Does not work as described
        • Ineffective
        • It's a serious disappointment
        • No matter what you do it won't stay on your face
        • Stains clothes

        Best Uses

        • THERE ARE NO BEST USES, IT DOES NOT WORK

        Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

        I really regret buying this product and even trying it......it is honestly horrible and does not work as described. It extremely messy and gets everywhere, its impossible to get it to stay on your face, if your actually do get some on your face, it will just crumble off of it. The product is not user friendly or practical because of the insane mess it makes. You're better off going outside and picking up some mud to put on your face!!!

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        very messy

        By oil slick

        from maryland

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Ineffective

          Best Uses

          • oily skin

          Comments about Mario Badescu Silver Powder:

          This product is messy. And watching most of it ending up all over the sink and the floor was very discouraging, especially for the price. It comes as a powered that has to be mixed with water using cotton balls/ pads. It did dry make my skin feel soft and less oily, but I'm sure there's better mask out there for that price.

           
          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.

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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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