ULTA
  • Home
  • / Skin Care
  • / Cleansers
  • / Face Wash
  • / Botanical Facial Gel
Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel

Mario Badescu

Botanical Facial Gel

Item #: 2209888 Size: 8.0 oz

Ask a Question
A refreshing oil controlling cleanser. This non-soap, non-foaming, gel cleanser is deep cleansing and refreshing for oily skin. Removes make-up, dirt and oil thoroughly without over drying skin. Exfoliating alpha hydroxy formula helps prevent build-up that can cause blackheads and pimples.
Twice daily, massage in a circular motion on wet skin, avoiding eye area. Rinse with tepid water. Pat dry and follow with toner or astringent.
Deionized Water (Aqua), Glycerin,Grapefruit (Citrus Grandis Fruit) Extract, Carbomer, Triethanolamine, Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Details+

How to Use+

Ingredients+

Shipping & Coupon Restrictions+

Reviews

Product Reviews

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Mario BadescuBotanical Facial Gel
 
4.0

(based on 29 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Gentle (21)
  • Leaves clean feel (18)
  • Not greasy (17)
  • Balances skin (11)
  • Improves skin texture (11)

Cons

  • Doesn't remove makeup (5)
  • Doesn't work (5)

Best Uses

  • Oily skin (16)
  • Daily use (15)
  • Combination skin (13)
  • Sensitive skin (11)
  • Acne-prone skin (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (10), Brand buyer (9)

Reviewed by 29 customers

Displaying reviews 1-10

Back to top

Previous | Next »

 
4.0

Just bought my second bottle!

By VIBRougeToo

from Virginia

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Doesn't Remove Makeup

Best Uses

  • Acne-Prone Skin
  • Oily Skin

Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

I have very oily skin, and I tend to breakout especially when I'm on my period. However, ever since I used this product I don't breakout as much anymore. I use this at night after I remove my make-up. I tried using it to wash the make-up off my skin, but it wasn't as effective as described on the bottle, because I still had mascara residue in my lower lash line after thoroughly washing my face. I don't really care that it doesn't remove make-up well, because it does a better job in keeping my skin acne-free, which is more important to me. I use another product specifically to remove my make-up.

 
5.0

Love this line!

By ShopMama

from Granger

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

    I use this product daily. I use it with my Clairisonic and it leaves my skin feeling balanced and clean.

     
    1.0

    I did not like the product.

    By Cha

    from Levittown, ny

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Irritates Skin

      Best Uses

        Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

        This is my first time using this brand and product and it did not suit my skin . I had bad breakout all over my skin. Is it possible for me to return the product?

         
        3.0

        On the fence

        By Celi

        from Conroe

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Gentle
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Oily Skin

          Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

          I use this with my Mia. I wish it would foam more

           
          4.0

          Worth taking a look at...

          By Jeepgirl

          from Hot Springs, Arkansas

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Gentle
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Combination Skin
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

            For the price it is definitely worth a try!

             
            4.0

            It works great for my Oily Skin

            By Reduced My Oily Skin

            from Redlands

            Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

            I LOVE this cleanser. It has reduced my oily skin immensely. it has a great smell, and is gentle on the skin. My only complaint is it doesn't foam, or anything. While washing my face it doesn't feel like anything is happening until after I rinse. But it does work for my skin type and I'm glad I don't look like a greasey mess.

             
            4.0

            Gentle

            By idaforvida

            from Winter Springs, Fl

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Gentle
            • Moisturizing
            • Not Greasy
            • Smells Great

            Cons

            • Doesn't Remove Makeup
            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

            My husband loves this product, however it is too gentle for me and it doesn't clean my face nor does it remove my makeup. Made me breaks out but works perfectly for my husband.

             
            4.0

            Great purchase

            By Megan

            from Tampa, Florida

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Irritates eyes

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Oily Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

            I really enjoy all of this brands products. Previous to this purchase I had received a sampling kit as a gift and loved every item within the sample kit. I really love the natural ingredients and the fact the lines products are not tested on animals, two key requirements when I make a beauty purchase. This product was inexpensive and has lasted me forever! I also love the smell and the clean feeling after I wash my face. The only complaints I have is that it irritated my eyes when I accidentally got it in them and I am not the biggest fan of the gel consistency.

             
            5.0

            Leaves my skin so soft and clean feeling

            By Amber

            from Illin

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Oily Skin

              Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

              I use it twice daily as instructed

               
              4.0

              Great facial cleanser for oily skin especially

              By Jenn

              from Lexington, KY

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Gentle
              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • Not Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Combination Skin
                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Mario Badescu Botanical Facial Gel:

                Great facial cleanser for oily skin especially. Smells nice and leaves my skin looking fresh and clean.

                Displaying reviews 1-10

                Back to top

                Previous | Next »

                Q&A

                Product Q&A

                Do you have questions about this product?

                Get answers from in-house experts.

                3 Questions | 3 Answers
                Displaying questions 1-3
                • Q:

                  I have breakouts often, would you recommend this or the acne facial cleanser? I don't wanna dry my skin out. I have oily skin but dry during winter.
                  Asked on 2/13/2016 by Alexis from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Acne Facial Cleanser is a great option for your acne prone combination/oily skin. Should twice daily use be too drying for your skin in the winter, you may want to consider alternating usage with Mario Badescu Enzyme Cleansing Gel.

                    Answered on 2/17/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Does this help with acne? If not could you recommend face wash and other face products that do? My skin is very oily,I get lots of breakouts on my checks & chin and I get blackheads really back on my nose and checks they're almost everywhere
                  Asked on 9/6/2015 by britt from United States

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Botanical Facial Gel is ideal for oily skin and features an exfoliating alpha hydroxy formula that helps prevent build-up that can cause blackheads and pimples. Another great option for acne-prone skin is the Acne Facial Cleanser, which features salicylic acid to fight acne blemishes:
                    http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod6200757

                    Answered on 9/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  Could this be used with the claisonic Mia 1?
                  Asked on 9/6/2015 by britt from United States

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, this cleanser performs beautifully with Clarisonic cleansing devices including the Mia 1!

                    Answered on 9/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                Displaying questions 1-3

                Do you have a question about this product?