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Mario Badescu Special Cucumber Lotion

Mario Badescu

Special Cucumber Lotion

Item #: 2210009 Size: 8.0 oz

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Refreshing, disinfecting and deep cleaning astringent that is effective in drying up existing acne blemishes while preventing new eruptions. Sulfur and soothing cucumber based, acne fighting formula that is non-drying and non-irritating.
Morning and evening after cleansing, apply to face with a cotton ball or pad, wiping in an outward direction. Avoid contact with eyes. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water. Follow with moisturizer or night cream.
Aqua (Water, Eau), Isopropyl Alcohol, Propylene Glycol, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Polysorbate 20, Parfum (Fragrance), Sodium Chloride, CI 19140 (Yellow 5), CI 42090 (Blue 1), CI 15985 (Yellow 6).

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Mario BadescuSpecial Cucumber Lotion
 
4.6

(based on 96 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (71)
  • Gentle (67)
  • Balances skin (61)
  • Not greasy (50)
  • Improves skin texture (46)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (6)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (4)
  • Dries out skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (58)
  • Daily use (46)
  • Combination skin (42)
  • Oily skin (36)
  • Sensitive skin (27)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (40), Brand buyer (35)

Reviewed by 96 customers

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5.0

BEST STUFF

By Na

from IRVINE, CA

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Gentle
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

    Comments about Mario Badescu Special Cucumber Lotion:

    Love this product and brand

     
    5.0

    Works very well

    By Jessica

    from California

    Comments about Mario Badescu Special Cucumber Lotion:

    I've had acne on and off for 12 years now and have tried multiple products along with oral antibiotics and prescription topicals. Recently due to a change in birth control my acne got the worst it has ever been. Normally proactive would clear up any acne I had but it wasn't working this time around so I bought the acne starter kit which included this. My acne is completely cleared up and I don't even break out around my period anymore either. It also makes your skin feel healthy unlike other acne toners that just dry you out and make your skin dull. I use this in the morning and the glycolic toner at night to help with old acne pigmentation.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Buy this product!

    By Alli

    from Des Moines,IA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Combination Skin
      • Daily Use
      • Oily Skin
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Mario Badescu Special Cucumber Lotion:

      I LOVE,LOVE,LOVE this product.It clears up acne and keeps my skin feeling refreshed.I use it each morning and night and am beyond happy with the results

       
      4.0

      Refreshing

      By Shannon

      from Utah

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Gentle
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Moisturizing
      • Not Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

      • Messy

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • All Skin Types
      • Combination Skin
      • Daily Use
      • Dry Skin
      • Oily Skin
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Mario Badescu Special Cucumber Lotion:

      I love how my skin feels after using this product. They should make this in a pre soaked wipe.

       
      5.0

      This is the bomb!!

      By Air Girl Lisa

      from Lake Ozark, Missouri

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Gentle
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Moisturizing
      • Not Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Daily Use
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Mario Badescu Special Cucumber Lotion:

        This is the nicest toner I've ever used. Being older, I can no longer use the products I did in my teens and even into my 20s. Being in my 50s, this is such a gentle toner that leaves my skin clean and not bogged down.

         
        5.0

        Love it love it awesome product

        By Cat

        from Working in Litchfield illinois now

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Not Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

        • Nothing bad to say about this product

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types

        Comments about Mario Badescu Special Cucumber Lotion:

        I recommend after face clears use once a week

         
        4.0

        Great product

        By Renee mom of two

        from Livonia, MI

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Not Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • Combination Skin

          Comments about Mario Badescu Special Cucumber Lotion:

          Great product so far. It's great for the t-zone and cleans my skin without over drying it, and also keeps it balanced and not greasy.

           
          5.0

          I would definitely buy this product again and again.

          By Leti

          from Palmdale

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balances Skin
          • Gentle
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Combination Skin
            • Daily Use
            • Oily Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Mario Badescu Special Cucumber Lotion:

            I use it after cleansing my face with a Clarisonic facial brush and Mario badescu cleansing gel.

             
            5.0

            Excellent product, been using for a while..love it!

            By lili

            from texas

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Gentle
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Moisturizing
            • Not Greasy
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • Daily Use
              • Oily Skin

              Comments about Mario Badescu Special Cucumber Lotion:

              Great product! Been using for a while and its helped my skin look healthier. I get complimented often. Great line of products!

               
              5.0

              I highly recommend this....

              By Rina

              from Chandler, AZ

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Gentle
              • Improves Skin Texture
              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Mario Badescu Special Cucumber Lotion:

                You apply this after cleansing and it leaves a smooth silky feeling. I love how my skin feels after I apply this and it smells nice, too

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                • Q:

                  Can I alternate between the Acne Facial Cleanser, the Glycolic Foaming Cleanser, Glycolic Acid Toner, and this Special Cucumber lotion? I have combo/oily skin and have an occasional breakout here and there, as well as subclinical acne. I want to target my acne scars and my subclinical acne.
                  Asked on 9/11/2016 by Joy from Auburn, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes - that sounds good. If its too much for your skin - you can decrease the frequency of usage for either one or both of the glycolic products.

                    Answered on 9/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  I wanted to use this as a toner for my acne. What should I use as a cleanser if I have oily skin?
                  Asked on 8/20/2016 by Megan from Cincinnati, OH

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Does this product make acne worse?
                  Asked on 7/10/2016 by Purple Rain

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Powerful yet soothing, this Cucumber-infused astringent helps to deep clean oily, problematic skin.

                    Answered on 7/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Is it okay for me to use the Cumcumber Lotion even though I have sunburn?
                  Asked on 6/25/2016 by Cheyenne from Lawrenceville, GA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    I would skip the Special Cucumber Lotion until your sunburn diminishes. Rather, opt for an aloe-based product. We offer our Aloe Vera Toner (Item #: 2210018).

                    Answered on 6/29/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  will this help with acne scars
                  Asked on 5/22/2016 by anaaa from walnut creek, california

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Mario Badescu Special Cucumber Lotion is used to dry up existing acne blemishes. It will not address old acne scars.

                    Answered on 5/23/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  I have occasional cystic acne and also have sensitive skin. Would this product be good for me or should I use the Aloe product?
                  Asked on 5/16/2016 by Dena from McKinney, TX

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Special Cucumber Lotion may be too strong for your sensitive skin. You should be using Mario Badescu Aloe Lotion (Item #: 2210019). This is our toner specially designed for acne-prone sensitive skin. Mario Badescu Buffering Lotion (Item #: 2209805) is also a great product to keep on hand. It is specifically designed to treat large, deep, cystic acne

                    Answered on 5/17/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  What skin type is best for the special cucumber lotion ?
                  Asked on 3/29/2016 by Beautygirl from Phoenix

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Our Special Cucumber Lotion is specially formulated for oily, problematic skin.

                    Answered on 3/30/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Would you recommend this for dry/combination skin?
                  Asked on 3/25/2016 by Suha from California,US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    No. We'd recommend the Seaweed Cleansing Lotion for combination.dry skin types instead.

                    Answered on 3/28/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Is this product gluten free?
                  Asked on 12/26/2015 by Amy from Chicago, IL

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Mario Badescu Special Cucumber Lotion would be considered gluten free.

                    Answered on 12/30/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Is this basically a toner?
                  Asked on 10/24/2015 by Sami from Germantown, MD

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, this is a refreshing, disinfecting and deep cleaning astringent toner to use after your cleanser to help eliminate and prevent blemishes.

                    Answered on 10/26/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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