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Mario Badescu Special Healing Powder

Mario Badescu

Special Healing Powder

Item #: 2209816 Size: 0.5 oz

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Special Healing Powder by Mario Badescu is formulated for oily, troubled skin, this gentle powder helps fight t-zone shine, decongest pores, and balance oil in the skin.
Apply powder to problem areas. Use throughout the day as needed. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water; do not rub the eyes.
Talc, Bismuth Subgallate, Kaolin, Zinc Oxide, Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Carbonate, Zinc Stearate, Sulfur.

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Mario BadescuSpecial Healing Powder
 
4.4

(based on 86 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (26)
  • Easy to use (24)
  • Goes on smoothly (24)
  • Absorbs quickly (22)
  • Not greasy (15)

Cons

  • Messy (8)
  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Dries out skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Bedtime (22)
  • Adult acne (13)
  • After shower/bath (12)
  • Moderate acne (10)
  • Inflammatory acne (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (34), Budget shopper (32)

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5.0

A must have for healthy skin.

By CurlyB

from Columbus, MS

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adult Acne

    Comments about Mario Badescu Special Healing Powder:

    I have had acne since I was a teen. Now I have clear skin. I wear this in place of any other powder makeup. It keeps my skin shine free and natural looking for hours.

     
    5.0

    Great for Acne Prone skin

    By LuckyDucky

    from Clarksville, TN

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Soothing
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adult Acne

      Comments about Mario Badescu Special Healing Powder:

      I use this product at night and under my makeup when I have a breakout. It's great for calming down a sudden breakout.

       
      5.0

      This product is now a STAPLE!!

      By Dee

      from Richmond VA

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Soothing

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Mario Badescu Special Healing Powder:

          Absorbs oil in T zone, minimizes shine

           
          5.0

          Wonderul

          By Daisie

          from Ocala Florida

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Minimizes Pores
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Mario Badescu Special Healing Powder:

              Love anything from Mario Badescu. Tried this as a finishing powder after reading good reviews. So I bought it for an amazing price and am so happy!! I have red plus oily skin especially in my T-zone and this works wonders!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great for inflamed/acne prone skin

              By Product Diva

              from Melbourne, FL

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Works Effectively

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Adult Acne
                • Moderate Acne

                Comments about Mario Badescu Special Healing Powder:

                I love this product. I wear it under my make-up (just a light dusting), and -- it could just be my imagination -- but I would swear that the green tint helps with canceling the redness. I also use it as a spot treatment on zits, and it definitely helps to dry them out faster. I notice a difference in 12-24 hours.

                 
                5.0

                A Must for Oily Skin!

                By Ruby

                from Los Angeles

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Minimizes Pores

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Mario Badescu Special Healing Powder:

                    I have oily acne prone skin. I saw that my friend was using this and it made her skin so flawless. This definitely works for oily skin as it matify and it keeps your makeup in place.

                     
                    5.0

                    It's working

                    By Ciara

                    from Pa

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Works Effectively

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Blackheads & Whiteheads
                      • Moderate Acne

                      Comments about Mario Badescu Special Healing Powder:

                      Put this on before my foundation and I have noticed a difference. My face is clearing up faster!

                       
                      4.0

                      Needs directions

                      By Lo

                      from Michigan

                      About Me Brand Buyer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Minimizes Pores
                      • Soothing

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Moderate Acne
                        • Teen Acne

                        Comments about Mario Badescu Special Healing Powder:

                        It needs more directions, I bought it because it was on sale and I love the brand so I decided to try it.

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        Too gready for me

                        By Lauren

                        from Jersey

                        About Me Brand Buyer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                          • Ineffective

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Mario Badescu Special Healing Powder:

                            This is great if you are moderately oily, if you have a real problem (greasy on the coldest day just inside your house like myself) this will only help you for maybe an hour

                             
                            5.0

                            Great for oily and acne skin

                            By Corey

                            from Sacramento

                            About Me Budget Buyer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Minimizes Pores
                            • Works Effectively

                            Cons

                            • Litte smelly

                            Best Uses

                            • Adult Acne
                            • Blackheads & Whiteheads
                            • Inflammatory Acne
                            • Moderate Acne
                            • Severe Acne
                            • Teen Acne

                            Comments about Mario Badescu Special Healing Powder:

                            Works great for shine over makeup

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                            23 Questions | 23 Answers
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                            • Q:

                              I'm 17 and have some white heads on lower chin, I use toner, serum and moisturizer along with the drying lotion and they don't seem to budge. Would this product help me get rid of them?
                              Asked on 6/9/2017 by JA from Colorado Springs

                              1 answer

                            • Q:

                              What is the actual % of sulfur in this product and where can I find it to see it for my self?
                              Asked on 1/1/2017 by Saint from Humble, texas

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Mario Badescu Special Healing Powder is not solely a sulfur-based product and its performance is based off of the unique formulation and combination of ingredients. That being said, the product contains less than 1% sulfur and is below the established limit of having to list the exact % on the packaging.

                                Answered on 1/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                            • Q:

                              How exactly should this be applied? With fingers or should I purchase a powder brush to apply?
                              Asked on 11/8/2016 by ashley

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Dust the powder sparingly on oily or troubled areas on the face (like the T-zone) as needed. The Special Healing Powder includes a puff to apply the powder.

                                Answered on 11/9/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                            • Q:

                              Would this product help with Demodex control?
                              Asked on 6/28/2016 by Grandma D from Orlando, FL

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                The Special Healing Powder is intended for acne prone skin.

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

                              Do i use this product before or after moisturizing?
                              Asked on 5/8/2016 by Holly

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                At night time, the Special Healing Powder is intended to be applied directly to your problem areas after cleansing and toning - you can skip the moisturizer. We also recommend mixing it with your loose powder for daytime use to control oil. You would cleanse, tone, and moisturize and use the powder after you have applied your makeup.

                                Answered on 5/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                            • Q:

                              Does this give flashback?
                              Asked on 3/25/2016 by Coral Springs

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Many makeup artists use this product, and we've never received feedback about flashback. That said, the Special Healing Powder is a skin care powder and not a cosmetic powder. It is intended to be very lightly dusted over problematic or oily areas, applied over blemishes, or mixed in with your favorite loose powder.

                                We suggest that you test shoot with it first to make sure it photographs in a way that you're happy with.

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

                              Can someone with rosacea try this product?
                              Asked on 2/10/2016 by Eli from Santa Ana, Ca.

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Rosacea can affect all skin types and can affect people to varying degrees. If you have dry, sensitive skin and suffer from rosacea, you should not use this product. If you have oily skin and have mild rosacea, you would benefit from using the Special Healing Powder when applied to those acne prone areas.

                                Answered on 2/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                            • Q:

                              my skin is oily im gona put this powder first on then can i use foundation or another serum that contains a sun protection?is it write way to use ? thanks
                              Asked on 1/29/2016 by saharhassan87 from sandiego,ca

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                You can use this product differently for day and night use. At night time - simply apply the powder directly to your clean skin on areas that are of concern. For day use - we suggest you mix this in with your loose powder or apply very sparingly to problematic oily areas.

                                Answered on 2/9/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                            • Q:

                              I am dealing with cystic acne from 4 yrs i am 25 . After applying this in night will i not breakout as i do suddenly with a painfull pimples!
                              Asked on 1/7/2016 by Lovvveerddddoo from India

                              1 answer

                            • Q:

                              so can i use a liquid foundation after applying this product? or do i use it as a setting powder after my makeup?
                              Asked on 1/4/2016 by Nattye from hartford CT

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                For daytime use, you can apply sparingly to oily/acne prone areas to absorb excess oil and control shine after applying your makeup. You can also mix with your loose powder to use throughout the day.

                                Answered on 1/7/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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