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Mario BadescuWhitening Mask
Mario Badescu

Whitening Mask

Item #: 2209901

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Mario BadescuWhitening Mask
 
4.0

(based on 44 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smells great (25)
  • Improves overall texture (24)
  • Softens skin (19)
  • Immediate results (11)
  • Soothes irritated skin (11)

Cons

  • Hard to wash off (15)
  • Not effective (5)
  • Dries skin out (4)

Best Uses

  • Even out skin tone (27)
  • Minimize sun damage (10)
  • Treat acne (10)
  • Moisturizes (5)
  • Treat oily skin (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Combination skin (21), Sensitive skin (13), Oily skin (8), Normal skin (7), Dry skin (5)

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4.0

Pretty good mask

By Air bear

from Phoenix

About Me Oily Skin, Sensitive Skin

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Fights Breakouts
  • Improves Overall Texture
  • Tightens Skin

Cons

  • Hard To Wash Off

Best Uses

  • Even Out Skin Tone
  • Treat Acne

Comments about Mario Badescu Whitening Mask:

I use this product about 3x/week only on my cheeks or other smaller areas that may have acne scarring. Not sure if it's actually working or if it's just time fading the scars but either way it leaves my skin feeling smooth. And it does seem to bleach the peach fuzz on my face so I would think it's doing something! It is difficult to wash off but that's no big deal. And it did dry out in the jar after about 6 months but I just added some water and mixed it around and it solved the problem. It also seems to work well with drying up acne. I will repurchase when I run out since it's so cheap, but if it were more expensive I probably would not think its worth it.

 
3.0

Brighter skin, dries out fast

By Snowzoe

from Denver, CO

About Me Combination Skin

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Exfoliates
  • Fights Breakouts
  • Improves Overall Texture
  • Smells Great
  • Softens Skin
  • Tightens Skin

Cons

  • Hard To Wash Off

Best Uses

  • Even Out Skin Tone
  • Minimize Sun Damage

Comments about Mario Badescu Whitening Mask:

The mask has a thick, cool consistency and spreads on the skin very smooth and evenly. It smells fresh. When it dries on your skin it is a bit hard to wash off, so a washcloth is required for some scrubbing. My skin felt great afterwards, smooth and tight. I did feel like my skin had a little bit of a glow to it the next day. I thought I had the lid on tight, but the product left inside the jar dried out very quickly. I used this three time s and the fourth time the remnants in the jar were too dry to use. I didn't notice any lightening of my brown spots, but didn't get much use of the product.

 
4.0

Worth it if you're patient

By college kid

from Orlando, Fl

About Me Combination Skin, Dry Skin, Oily Skin, Sensitive Skin

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Evens Out Skin Tone
  • Improves Overall Texture
  • Lightens Acne Scars
  • Smells Great

Cons

  • Hard To Wash Off

Best Uses

  • Even Out Skin Tone

Comments about Mario Badescu Whitening Mask:

I have had acne scars for a while now for not taking good enough care of my skin and picking at pimples when I was younger, (terrible, I know). I got this as a free sample and it was the best for me. The key is with it to remain very patient. It lightens my acne scars a little at a time, but overall I can tell it is working. It leaves a residue on your skin after, so wash with soap after.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

this mask works!

By Kate

from NY

Comments about Mario Badescu Whitening Mask:

Mario Badescu products saved my skin. After having my two children, I noticed a decrease in the quality of my skin to the point where I felt like I didn't even look the same anymore. I incorporated this mask along with some of their other products into my skincare routine and my skin is not only back but ten times better. This mask smells so good and leaves my face absolutely glowing. I will continue to buy.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Not a miracle worker

By Laura

from Riverside

About Me Combination Skin

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Improves Overall Texture
  • Smells Great

Cons

  • Hard To Wash Off

Best Uses

  • Even Out Skin Tone

Comments about Mario Badescu Whitening Mask:

After a couple of uses, I have seen some improvement in my scarring (acne) but the scarring is still noticeable. I will use the entire bottle, but I am not sure if I will re-purchase.

 
4.0

I think it works...?

By Mechee55

from Los Angeles

About Me Normal Skin

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Dries Skin Out

    Best Uses

    • Minimize Sun Damage

    Comments about Mario Badescu Whitening Mask:

    I purchased this item because I thought it'd help reduce the appearance of my darkened acne scars. I use it a couple of times a week. It feels like it dries out my facial skin, so I put on a lot of moisturizer after. The thing is it's hard to wash it off, but it's not a major problem. I think the dark spots have definitely gotten better, but I'm not entirely sure if it's thanks to this mask. I guess it is? :) It's not so expensive, so it's worth trying!

     
    3.0

    Indifferent

    By Petite pupp

    from Lake Forest, IL

    About Me Oily Skin, Sensitive Skin

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Exfoliates
    • Improves Overall Texture
    • Smells Great
    • Softens Skin
    • Soothes Irritated Skin

    Cons

    • Hard To Wash Off
    • Not Effective

    Best Uses

    • Moisturize
    • Treat Oily Skin

    Comments about Mario Badescu Whitening Mask:

    I have been using this mask a few times a week for some months now. I am almost out of it and honestly see no difference. I have mild acne marks and scars and the mask did not really "whiten" my face, but instead moisturized it nicely. You really need to use a thin layer of it as the instructions note, so that it washes off easily. I will move on to find a different whitening product.

     
    2.0

    Neutral mask - probably not worth it

    By SB

    from Michigan

    About Me Combination Skin, Sensitive Skin

    Pros

    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Hard To Wash Off
    • Not Effective

    Best Uses

      Comments about Mario Badescu Whitening Mask:

      After using this for the last 9 months about 2 to 4 times per week, I feel as if I can finally review the mask. I was excited at the prospect of something that would help fade old acne marks. Most of these are not extremely dark, but they are there. The mask smells great, and I was thankful that even with my sensitive skin that is prone to breakouts, I did not have any negative reactions. However I didn't have any positive ones either. The mask is a bit hard to wash off, and after all this time, I still haven't noticed a big difference. I'll finish out this jar but I'm not sure that I'll repurchase.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I will buy this product again

      By Zee

      from Totock, AZ

      About Me Normal Skin, Sensitive Skin

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Immediate Results
      • Marks Going Away

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Even Out Skin Tone
        • Minimize Sun Damage

        Comments about Mario Badescu Whitening Mask:

        I use this product every other day for 10 min.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        smells good enough to eat!

        By Addicted to skincare

        from Midwest

        About Me Combination Skin

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Smells Great
        • Softens Skin

        Cons

        • Not Effective

        Best Uses

        • Even Out Skin Tone

        Comments about Mario Badescu Whitening Mask:

        After using this product for a few weeks, I see no difference. It does smell very nice, though.

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        • Q:

          Can you use this product on the top of your hands?
          Asked on 5/19/2015 by Becky

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Yes, the Whitening Mask can be applied to the hands, the face, and the neck and decolletage to help fade discoloration and brighten the skin.

            Answered on 5/20/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
        • Q:

          do you apply on entire face or just where you have dark spots?
          Asked on 2/27/2015 by medical

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            The Whitening Mask is very versatile and can be applied as a spot treatment or used all over the face to help reduce pore congestion, discoloration and help brighten the skin.

            Answered on 2/27/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
        • Q:

          Is it okay if I use this and the Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum together? like the mask first and then after 20 minutes the serum?
          Asked on 2/18/2015 by gracygalloway from US

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Absolutely! After washing off your mask, go ahead and apply the Vitamin C Serum, followed with your usual moisturizer.

            Answered on 2/24/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
        • Q:

          can you use this product on oily acne prone skin?
          Asked on 2/9/2015 by gracygalloway from US

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Yes, in fact, this is the ideal treatment for post-acne discoloration.

            Answered on 2/10/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
        • Q:

          Can I use this product on my back? I have very dark acne scars on my back, is there any product or products that could help me?
          Asked on 1/11/2015 by KareBear from St. Michaels, AZ

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            We do not recommend using the Whitening Mask on your back. A better option would be the A.H.A. Botanical Body Soap to help fade acne scars over time and to thoroughly clean the area to prevent new breakouts from happening on your back, shoulders, or chest . If you do not have any sensitivity to glycolic acid, the Glycolic Foaming Cleanser is another great option to break down build-up from skin’s surface, reduce minor discoloration and leave skin radiant and smooth. It may be used to wash your back 2-3 times a week.

            Answered on 1/21/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
        • Q:

          Can I use this as an overnight spot cream for specific scars or will that be too harsh on my face?
          Asked on 1/9/2015 by Jen from PA

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            We don’t suggest using the Whitening Mask overnight. The Whitening Mask will gently fade discolorations over time and will inhibit further discoloration. Apply to clean face and leave on for 10-15 minutes. Rinse well with warm water.

            Answered on 1/21/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
        • Q:

          what is the serum that goes with this product???
          Asked on 12/16/2014 by Meggy from Alameda CA

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            If your main skin concern is to treat hyperpigmentation (uneven skin tone & dark spots), Mario Badescu Vitamin C Serum (Item #: 2209815) is a wonderful product to include in your regimen! This serum is formulated with 7.5% vitamin C, which helps to brighten the skin and to lessen the appearance of discoloration. View more details here:
            http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod6200689

            Answered on 12/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
        • Q:

          Will this product make my skin whiter because thats the kind of thing im looking for?
          Asked on 12/13/2014 by Meggyreyes from Alameda Ca

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Using Mario Badescu Whitening Mask 2-3 times a week for 10-15 minutes will help brighten the skin and help even out overall skin tone.

            Answered on 12/15/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
        • Q:

          I am indian and on my face there are some dark areas compare to my cheeks and forehead. By using this would it even out my whole face skin color?
          Asked on 12/2/2014 by S

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            If you experience some discoloration, the most important recommendation would be to use a daily SPF 30 for protection against sun exposure. Using mild AHAs such as fruit extracts and glycolic acid will help to gently even out your skin tone. Hyperpigmentation and discoloration may take a long time to even out, so patience is definitely required.

            We suggest using Mario Badescu Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 30 (if you are combination/oily) to hydrate and protect your skin for further discoloration, then using the Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser 2-3 times a week at night only to help promote gentle exfoliation as it evens out skin tone. Do not over use this product as it may over dry the skin; otherwise, this deep cleansing treatment will be very effective for lessening the appearance of old acne scars. Lastly, you could use Mario Badescu Whitening Mask 2-3 times a week for 10-15 minutes to help brighten the skin and help even out overall skin tone.

            Answered on 12/3/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
        • Q:

          how long will it normally takes to see results if I use this product regularly?
          Asked on 11/11/2014 by Gen from US

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Results vary since everyone's skin is different, so there is no specific time table, but if you stick with the product consistently, you should start to see a difference within a few weeks.

            Answered on 11/13/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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