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Mario Badescu

Drying Cream

Item #: 2209806

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Mario BadescuDrying Cream
 
4.1

(based on 28 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (17)
  • Effective (17)
  • Good value (13)
  • Lightweight (6)

Cons

  • Not effective (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (11)
  • Oily skin (9)
  • Women (8)
  • Men (6)
  • Acne (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (10), Brand buyer (9)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (11), 10 minutes (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Miracle acne treatment

By Samantha

from Montana

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Good Value

Cons

  • Smell

Best Uses

  • Acne
  • Daily Use

Comments about Mario Badescu Drying Cream:

I was getting these little breakouts on my cheeks where you couldn't see them but I could feel them and they never wanted to come up to the surface. I covered my cheeks with this before bed and the next morning they were completely smooth! I've done this multiple times and it works just as good as the first! It helps with my blackheads in my T Zone too. The smell isn't plesent but it well worth.

  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
  • 30 Minutes
 
5.0

It's worth every penny!

By Cindy

from Harrisburg, PA

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

  • Effective
  • Good Value
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Horrible Smell

Best Uses

  • Day Time
  • Night time
  • Oily Skin

Comments about Mario Badescu Drying Cream:

This is the first blemish product that I have come across where it doesn't dry out my pimple. After toning and moisturizing my skin, I would dab a small portion and blend out this cream on a blemish I currently have or a blemish I can feel coming. After continuing this cycle everyday, both in the night and during the day, the blemish would instantly disappear leaving a barely noticeable scar. i love this product and have only been using it for a month but I BARELY made a dent since a little of this product goes a very long way

  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
  • 10 Minutes

(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Smells awful!

By Brownkel

from Indianapolis

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Mario Badescu Drying Cream:

        I was so excited to try the Drying Mask because I love MB products, but the smell was unbearable. I have tried countless masks and this was by far the worst. Basically your face smells like a stale ash tray mixed with furniture polish..don't do it!

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 30 Minutes
         
        5.0

        Love it!

        By Toni

        from Passaic, NJ

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Good Value
        • Lightweight
        • Smooth Leaves Skin Softer

        Cons

        • Smells A Bit Like Sulfur

        Best Uses

        • Before bed
        • Daily Use
        • Men
        • Oily Skin
        • On-the-go
        • Weekly Use
        • Women

        Comments about Mario Badescu Drying Cream:

        get clearer skin without overdrying it

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 10 Minutes
         
        4.0

        Good, control the oil

        By JY

        from Fremont, CA

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Oily Skin

          Comments about Mario Badescu Drying Cream:

          It is an good product. Controls the oil and can be use a a skin lightener.

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 10 Minutes

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great product

          By klyno724

          from Washington, PA

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Works Well

          Cons

          • Smells Like Sulfur

          Best Uses

          • Acne
          • Daily Use
          • Men
          • Oily Skin
          • Women

          Comments about Mario Badescu Drying Cream:

          This is the only product I have tried that actually does what it's supposed to. Dries up pimples practically overnight. Best my skin has looked since developing acne in my teens. The smell takes some getting used to but it works wonders.

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 30 Minutes

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          wonderful product

          By KB

          from Iowa

          Comments about Mario Badescu Drying Cream:

          I have had acne since I was about 12. It gets worse at time and clears up sometimes...but there are ALWAYS active breakouts. I take very good care of my skin and only put products on it that I feel make a difference. My skin has been in a major breakout phase for about 7 months now, and in the last week and a half I've had the drying cream it has cleared up tremendously. I don't really even notice the smell, it's not overwhelming or anything. Make sure to put a generous amount on, but don't glob it on otherwise it will dry your skin out. I cannot recommend the product enough!

           
          5.0

          Love it!!

          By Pita

          from Bluffton, SC

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Good Value
          • Work Fast

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne
            • Men
            • Women

            Comments about Mario Badescu Drying Cream:

            This product is amazing! It is easy to use and makes a huge difference overnight. If you have issues with random breakouts this product will most defiantly help. I use it at night by covering all my problem areas and go to sleep. I know the directions say rub it in but i usually do not and use it as a mask. In the morning the spots are usually gone or diminished greatly depending on how bad the area was. Just keep in mind it takes time for your skin to heal itself so do not get discouraged if it is not gone right away. stick with a good routine and let the product do its job.

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 10 Minutes

            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Could not get over the smell

            By Your Friend

            from Salt Lake City, UT

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Bad smell
            • Not Effective

            Best Uses

              Comments about Mario Badescu Drying Cream:

              I am not a fan of the drying cream, which is a bummer because I love MB! I just could not get past the smell. Which is saying a lot since I use the drying mask 3x weekly. The cream smells so strong and lasts all day. I dotted it on bad spots and kept it overnight. I rinsed my face in the morning, absolutely no change in my blemishes, and I am still left with that stink! And because I slept with it on my face, I ruined my pillowcase. It's been through the wash 3x (with bleach!) now and it still smells just as strong. The smell is that strong and that bad. In the end, the results are not worth the stink.

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 30 Minutes

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Didnt work for me ...

              By ALEX

              from lake elsinore ca

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Complicated To Use
                • Not Effective
                • Real Thick
                • Real Think
                • Smell Lingers
                • SMELLS BAD

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Mario Badescu Drying Cream:

                  I reallly really wanted this product to work. let me start by saying that I am 25 and I have acne prone skin and I have very oily skin, in my T zone especially. I HAVE TRIED MANNNNYY products and was hoping this one would finally be it. I tried getting the acne kit and the drying cream came along with it. I placed a very small amount on a pimple i felt coming out and left only for about ten min. It says to leave for about 20 min. As soon as i washed it off my skin was so DRY it was literally peeling off :( i had to moisturize at least 3x a day for about a week and a half for my skin to return to its normal texture without any peeling or dryness. its too strong and the smells lingers so bad. i put it on one of my boyfriends pimples and even he said it smelled like his face was burning off. Hope it works for anyone else. suggest you by a smaller portion and trying it before commiting to a larger one. goodluck

                  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                  • 30 Minutes

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