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Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser

Mario Badescu

Glycolic Foaming Cleanser

6.0 oz

Item #: 2209926

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For dull, congested skin, this lathering, deep cleanser has the exfoliating powers of glycolic acid to break down build-up from skins surface, reduce minor discoloration and leave skin radiant and smooth. Formulated with herbal extracts for soothing benefits. Best when used 2-3 times weekly or as recommended by your skin specialist based on your skins needs.
Gently massage on face in circular motions avoiding eye area. Rinse with tepid water and pat dry. Follow with toner or astringent. For oily or problematic skin use 2-3 times weekly. For dry or sensitive skin use 1-2 times weekly. Adjust accordingly for your skin type.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Aqua (Water, Eau), Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Cocamide MEA, Glycolic Acid, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Hypericum Perforatum Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Althaea Officinalis Leaf/Root Extract, Achillea Millefolium Extract, Sodium Chloride, Parfum (Fragrance), Propylene Glycol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Diazolidinyl Urea.

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Mario BadescuGlycolic Foaming Cleanser
 
4.5

(based on 172 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (120)
  • Improves skin texture (102)
  • Gentle (88)
  • Balances skin (72)
  • Not greasy (71)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (26)
  • Irritates skin (10)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (8)
  • Doesn't work (4)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (70)
  • Combination skin (64)
  • Oily skin (52)
  • All skin types (49)
  • Daily use (40)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (74), Brand buyer (62)

Reviewed by 172 customers

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5.0

Love it

By Marisol

from Nogales Arizona

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Leaves Clean Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

    Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

    Takes off all makeup off

     
    5.0

    I would buy this product again.

    By Jessica

    from Hawaii

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Oily Skin

      Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

      It improved my skin texture and helps heal my acne.

      (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Using product little over week

      By Complex issue

      from Oakbrook, Il

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Gentle
      • Leaves Clean Feel

      Cons

      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

        Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

        I was told by sales person consistent use of product will improve skin condition. Been using slightly over a week and have seen no improvement in skin.

         
        5.0

        great product

        By reviewforyou

        from east coast

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

        I've been using a glycolic face wash from hand and stone which seemed to be the only successful face wash for my acne/dry skin. I thought I'd try to find a more reasonably priced glycolic wash and came upon this one. So far I haven't had a breakout and it's the time of the month I usually get cystic pimples. So far so good!

         
        5.0

        If you are suddenly breaking out, this really works!!

        By 30 something Gal

        from New Orleans, LA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin

          Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

          Use as a face wash every 2-3 days for a brighter complexion. It really helps to clean up moderate acne problems.

           
          5.0

          Love this face wash

          By Court

          from Houma

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balances Skin
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types

            Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

            Love this product and all of Mario badescu products! Will purchase again! Use with toner!

             
            5.0

            Great wash

            By Skincare freak

            from Orlando

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Deep clean

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

                I have been using this for a week now along side my clarisonic and I have already started to see a difference
                It's drying so if you have dry skin be sure to use a great night moisturizing mask and a great moisturizer for day to day

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Been using it for years, it's great!

                By Lyn

                from Rio Linda, CA

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

                The price is so reasonable it's hard to believe this is such a great product. I love it, will keep using it forever!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Not your everyday facial cleanser

                By B

                from Jacksonville,Florida

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

                Purchased this cleanser because I had a cyst breakout. To me this is a twice a week or occasion only cleanser. I used it after my routine facial cleanser for a few days to tame my breakout and it worked fine. Don't open your eyes or use new your eyes. This will likely dry your skin out if used on a regular basis. The price was reasonable for what it did for me. I'd buy again.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Amazing product!!

                By Jj

                from Richlands, NC

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser:

                I have very sensitive skin on my face and have had a difficult time finding a product for aging skin that doesn't make my skin react. My skin loves this stuff! No bad reaction and my skin is fresh and glowing.

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                • Q:

                  Is this product oil-free?
                  Asked on 6/8/2016 by Mackenzie from Bangor, PA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser is oil-free.

                    Answered on 6/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  May I use this to help clear up back acne?
                  Asked on 5/31/2016 by lex from NC

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We offer a body cleanser and unique body-only toner to address body acne - A.H.A Botanical Body Soap (Item #: 2210031) and Special Cleansing Lotion O (Item #: 2210010).
                    If you do choose to use Glycolic Foaming Cleanser on your body, please test sensitivity to determine frequency of usage.

                    Answered on 5/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  I am looking for a cleanser with glycolic acid that j can use every night (I have KP on my face) and I know there are plenty on the market with a higher concentration percentage. Why do you guys recommend only using 2-3 times a week for this product? Is it because of the glycolic acid or something else? Is it worth trying to use this every night or would you recommend switching to a different product? I do not want to use the toner as I already have a toner that I love for acne and don't want to switch.
                  Asked on 5/11/2016 by Amber from Philadelphia

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We recommend Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser 2-3 times a week because daily use may be too much for the majority of skin types. If your skin allows, you can certainly use it everyday. You might want to try rotating usage with our Acne Facial Cleanser. It contains salicylic acid to provide exfoliation and is great for acne prone skin.
                    http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod6200757

                    Answered on 5/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Does this cleanser work to minimize bumpy complexion? If not what other Mario Badeschu products are there that may do so?
                  Asked on 5/11/2016 by PLizzy

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes - Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser does work to smooth bumpy skin texture. Incorporate into your skin care routine 1-3 times a week to see a difference in a few weeks time.

                    Answered on 5/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Will this product help with my dented acne scars ?
                  Asked on 5/6/2016 by Anonymous from Riverdale , MD

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser contains glycolic acid which will work to improve uneven skin texture and minor skin discolorations gradually over time. More severe cases of acne scarring will require a trip to your dermatologist.

                    Answered on 5/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Does this cleanser have an exfoliate in the cleanser? My dermatologist told my daughter with acne that she shouldn't exfoliate her face. She said it's ok to exfoliate your body but never your face. She is prone to breakouts and we have tried EVERYTHING!!
                  Asked on 5/5/2016 by referee from tn

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The glycolic acid in Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser is gently exfoliating but the cleanser does not contain any physical exfoliants or any abrasive ingredients.
                    Have you tried our Acne Facial Cleanser? It is our cleanser specifically designed for acne prone skin. http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod6200757

                    Answered on 5/6/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  I am a huge fan of this facial wash, and I tend to use it almost everyday because I feel it's the only thing that works for me. Only thing, the drying out the face :( What type of face wash would you recommend to use on days I don't use this one?
                  Asked on 5/3/2016 by K Casanova from Bronx, Ny

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  I have combination skin, acne prone, & sensitive. Would you recommend this product? How good is the enzyme or seaweed one? Are these products paraben-free? Thank you.
                  Asked on 5/3/2016 by Drea101 from Modesto, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser is recommended for all skin types but I would suggest you only use the product 1-2 times a week if you have skin that can be sensitive. Our Enzyme Cleansing Gel would be the best option for your daily cleanser. Although we do offer paraben free products, these 3 cleansers mentioned are not paraben free.

                    Answered on 5/6/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  I have been using DermaDoctor Wrinkle Revenge 1 glycolic acid wash but it is a cream and I prefer a foaming cleanser. Is this product comparable in strength/percent glycolic acid?
                  Asked on 4/4/2016 by Rebecca from Harlingen, Texas

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser contains 1% glycolic acid.

                    Answered on 4/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  I have oily acne prone skin however it can also become extremely dry and flakey. If the Glycolic Foaming Cleanser is only meant to be used 2-3 times a week, what other cleansing product do you recommend using in conjunction with it?
                  Asked on 4/4/2016 by halebabes

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Your main cleanser should be Enzyme Cleansing Gel (Item #: 2209927) or if you are extremely acne prone, Acne Facial Cleanser (Item #: 2209929). Since you said your skin does often become dry and flakey, you should initially use the Glycolic Foaming Cleanser 1-2 times a week and increase usage depending on your skin's tolerance.

                    Answered on 4/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
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