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Acne Repair Kit

Mario Badescu

Acne Repair Kit

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Different breakouts require different spot treatments so you can achieve clearer-looking skin, fast. This kit includes full-sizes of Mario Badescu's three best-selling spot treatments: Drying Lotion (to help dry up whiteheads), Buffering Lotion (to help shrink large, under-the-surface bumps), and Drying Cream (to target small bumps and pimples).

A $46 Value!

Acne Repair Kit includes:
  • Drying Lotion (1.0 oz.)
  • Buffering Lotion (1.0 oz.)
  • Drying Cream (0.5 oz)
Drying Lotion: DO NOT SHAKE THE BOTTLE. Before bed (after cleansing, toning, and moisturizing), dip a cotton swab into the pink sediment at the bottom of the bottle. Dab directly on whiteheads; do not rub in. Let dry and rinse off in the morning. Do NOT use on broken skin. Do not apply to eye area. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water.

Buffering Lotion: Shake well before applying directly onto affected areas with clean fingertips. Use every evening. Do not apply anything over the Buffering Lotion (such as moisturizer or night cream). Do not use this as a preventative product; it should only be used when necessary on active blemishes. Do not apply to eye area. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water.

Drying Cream: Dab small amount onto affected areas until product blends into skin. Do not apply to eye area. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water.

Precautions: Not recommended for use with topical prescriptions or sensitive skin. Avoid contact with the eyes. If contact occurs, rinse well with water. If skin irritation develops and persists, discontinue use.
Drying Lotion: Isopropyl Alcohol, Aqua (Water, Eau), Calamine, Zinc Oxide, Titanium Dioxide, Sulfur, Camphor, Talc, Glycerin, Salicylic Acid.

Buffering Lotion: Isopropyl Alcohol, Propylene Glycol, Zinc Oxide, Hydrolyzed Yeast Protein, Glycerin, Niacinamide, Panthenol, Allantoin, Biotin, Isopropyl Myristate, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Pyridoxine HCl, Propylene Carbonate.

Drying Cream: Aqua (Water, Eau), Zinc Oxide, Cetyl Alcohol, Cera Alba (Beeswax, Cire d'abeille), Polysorbate 80, Glycerin, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Titanium Dioxide, Propylene Glycol, Sulfur, Oleth-10, Paraffinum Liquidum (Mineral Oil, Huile Minérale), Ichthammol, Hydrolyzed Yeast Protein, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Starch, Arctium Lappa Root Extract, Cysteine, Niacinamide, Panthenol, Nasturtium Officinale Flower/Leaf Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Tocopherol, Allantoin, Biotin, Arginine, Leucine, Lysine, Tyrosine, Valine, Glutamic Acid, Cellulose Gum, Polysorbate 20, Maltodextrin, Zinc Chloride, Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Pyridoxine HCl, Parfum (Fragrance), Sodium Chloride, Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

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4.4

(based on 77 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (25)
  • Non-greasy (22)
  • Lightweight (18)
  • Simple to use (16)
  • Soothes skin (11)

Cons

  • Bad smell (16)
  • Not effective (5)
  • Irritates skin (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (42)
  • Enlarged pores (11)
  • Sensitive skin (11)
  • Ease pain (9)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (19), Brand buyer (12), Survivalist / minimalist (10), Budget shopper (8), Beauty expert (6)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (23), Oily (11), Normal (5)

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4.0

I will always have on hand

By Jill MUA

from MA

About Me Beauty Expert

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

  • Bad Smell

Best Uses

  • Daily Use
  • Enlarged Pores

Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Repair Kit:

I bought this for my teenage son who has severe acne. It works well but takes forever to do all the steps, especially for a teenager. It def works though. The drying lotion is a must have for anyone who is prone to acne

  • Skin Type:
  • Combination
  • Age:
  • 30-44
 
5.0

Magic

By Jaci girl

from Las cruces, nm

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Moisturizes
  • Softens Skin

Cons

  • Bad Smell

Best Uses

  • Daily Use
  • Enlarged Pores
  • Sensitive Skin

Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Repair Kit:

This lil package right here made my break outs flatten within two days! Life changer for sure.

  • Skin Type:
  • Combination
  • Age:
  • 18-29

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

LITERALLY A MIRACLE.

By Sahura beauty

from Fort Lauderdale Fl

About Me Beauty Expert

Pros

  • Non-Greasy
  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Repair Kit:

      You guys..... I never write reviews. Like ever. I think this is the first review I ever did. This stuff works soooooooo well! I do not have acne, and I don't even have blackheads but I have been suffering from these undersurface bumps under my skin for years! Nothing helped except this. I followed the directions and put ALL three products on where they needed to be, I woke up to wash my face and I literally cried because everything I wanted gone, was GONE. I didn't care for the smell at all, I actually didn't mind it at all! Do not hesitate to get this! It's a miracle product and I'm so grateful I got myself to purchase it

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
      • Age:
      • 18-29
       
      4.0

      Great Results

      By Julie

      from Pleasanton CA

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Bad Smell

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Repair Kit:

        I really like the buffering lotion and the drying lotion. I used the drying lotion at night and the buffering lotion in the morning. The drying cream really did dry my out too much so I used it every few days as needed. But I had huge pimples on my neck and jawline that I have been unable to clear up with many other products for over a year and finally decided to try this and within a few weeks they are all gone. The drying lotion does smell horrible from the sulfur but it was worth it to get great results!

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
        • Age:
        • 30-44

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love this kit

        By Laurie

        from Pennsylvania

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Moisturizes
        • Non-Greasy
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne breakouts/teenag acne
          • Sensitive Skin
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Repair Kit:

          I got this for my teenage son. We have been trying different cleansers and moisturizers for years and after 2 days there is already a noticeable difference in the amount and size of breakouts.

          • Skin Type:
          • Dry
          • Age:
          • 18-29

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Happy skin = happy life

          By Ashijj

          from Detroit, Mi

          Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Repair Kit:

          I'll start off with the fact that I'm a reviewing junky. I do not purchase anything without reading 2,000 reviews for 2+ months! I pondered this kit for weeks and I am SO thankful I bought it.

          My skin is combo (mostly dry), sensitive, acne prone. Mostly cystic but i do have random clusters of small pimples.

          It's been about two months since I've been using this kit. I use the buffering lotion and drying cream the most. I'm 22, I have hormonal cystic acne mixed with all sorts of nonsense. I have horrible pigmentation also. The buffering lotion shows true overnight results on the biggest cystic bumps... I was amazed. Within 2/3 days the largest bumps on my face were completely gone, with no scarring (yay!). I just use it at night as needed. I use the drying cream on my groups/clusters of little white heads & bumps. I use this as needed also. I get them bad on the sides of my face and under my jaw. This stuff works amazing overnight also! It's a tad drying but it does the job. Yes it does smell, but it's worth it 110%! My boyfriend says I smell like shaving cream whenever I use this at night as far as the drying lotion pink stuff; i use this on my tough pimples that show up one or two at a time. This too, works overnight. I'm truly blown away by these products. My face has never looked so smooth. I'm forever thankful I took a chance and used these products!

           
          5.0

          OMG amazing!

          By Tina

          from Long Beach, CA

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Repair Kit:

            I have been suffering from breakouts as long a I can remember. It calmed down once I started using fragrance free products. Recently, I got into doing a lot of facial masks, and it broke me out severely. So I stop by Ulta and bought this and it cleared me up in less than a week after struggling to get the breakouts and inflammation down for over two weeks. This stuff dried up my spots quickly and without leaving me with sensitivity afterwards like most acne products.

            • Skin Type:
            • Oily
            • Age:
            • 30-44
             
            4.0

            Good stuff

            By Stephanie

            from La quinta

            Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Repair Kit:

            Worked really welll dried my breakouts right up love it

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            This WORKS!

            By MichiganMomma

            from Sterling Heights, MI

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Enlarged Pores
              • Redness/ Blotchiness

              Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Repair Kit:

              I started telling myself to just deal with the fact I will have cystic acne my entire life. I've tried so many products. Within 2 weeks, this combo here gave me confidence that my face doesn't have to look like a teenager's acne prone face any longer. I will forever be a fan of these products. My face is now as clear as I could have ever wanted nearing 40 years old.

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination
              • Age:
              • 30-44

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I definitely buy this product for a lifetime

              By Mecie

              from Chicago

              About Me Beauty Expert

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Drys out pimples overnight
              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Enlarged Pores
                • Redness/ Blotchiness
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Mario Badescu Acne Repair Kit:

                Use it nightly to dry out pimples fast.

                • Skin Type:
                • Normal
                • Age:
                • 30-44

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                • Q:

                  I have read the description on how to use the products. But I'm still confuse on how to use them. Because I know that drying lotion is used when needed. But how about the drying cream and buffering lotion. Can I use both at the same time.
                  Asked on 3/30/2018 by Tina from New Jersey, US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The products in this kit are for spot treatments only and should not be layered. The Drying Cream should be applied to red/inflamed breakouts just under the surface of the skin. Our Buffering Lotion is a spot treatment for deep cystic acne breakouts. The Drying Lotion can be used on whiteheads. Products in this kit are not meant as a preventative treatment.

                    Answered on 4/2/2018 by Official Answer from Mario Badescu from Brand Answer
                • Q:

                  i have horrible acne. have tried everything in the books. i've homerlt given up on my face and makeup doesn't really help. what product would best be for me. i'm honerlty hopeless at this point and just want to feel beautiful and not worry about having so much acne. 18 yeard old
                  Asked on 2/24/2018 by bri from brookfield, IL

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Can you use this with some of the Brightening kits stuff As well ? Because a have a little acne but i have more blemishes and darks spots than acne
                  Asked on 1/8/2018 by Taylor from Irving tx

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Acne Repair Kit contains all of our best-selling spot treatments to help reduce breakouts. These products can be incorporated into your routine to spot treat breakouts.

                    Answered on 1/8/2018 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  I'm 19 years old, I've suffered with acne for years now but my break outs have gotten so much worst this past year. I have terrible acne scars on my cheeks. My skin type is normal to dry. What would you recommend to help with breakouts & acne scars for my skin type?
                  Asked on 1/1/2018 by Meli from Detroit

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  I have had acne all my life, i'm now 20 and it's not as bad, but I do still get pimples here and there. I have the drying lotion and it works wonders. But I also have dry skin as well and living in Colorado with such high altitude and dry air doesn't help. Is there a moisturizer I could use without making my skin super oily? Also, I have tons of acne scaring/redness, is there a treatment you recommend?
                  Asked on 11/15/2017 by SabrinaS. from Westminster, Co.

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  I have acne around my chin area, the rest of my face is fairly clear. Would this product be suitable for me?
                  Asked on 7/31/2017 by Lola from Southampton

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes! The Acne Repair Kit contains all of our spot treatments to help reduce breakouts. These products can be incorporated into your routine to spot treat breakouts.

                    Answered on 7/31/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  I have extremely oily skin,whiteheads and cystic acne. Which skin care products do I need to help clear up my problem skin. 56 years young/ oily/acne skin.
                  Asked on 5/29/2017 by Walela from Oklahoma

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Acne Repair Kit is a collection of spot treatments to target the different types of blemishes you may have. This kit is intended to be used at night, as nedded, in addition to your daily regimen. If you are looking for a full regimen of products our Acne Starter Regimen Kit would be a great option, this kit contains some of our best acne fighting products and can be used on combination to oily skin.
                    http://www.ulta.com/acne-starter-regimen-kit?productId=xlsImpprod6200813

                    Answered on 6/9/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  I have cystic breakouts, deep blackheads, redness (rosacea) on my cheeks, and pretty bad scars on my jawline and cheek area. Will this product help with the redness and scarring? If not, what will?
                  Asked on 5/13/2017 by Jodi from Cleveland, Al

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Acne Repair Kit contains spot treatments for different types of breakouts. You can use our Drying Lotion as a spot treatment at night for whiteheads. Our Drying Cream can be used to spot treat red/inflamed breakouts or small clusters of acne. We recommend the Buffering Lotion for deep cystic acne breakouts overnight. Products in this kit do not target scarring or redness. To help reduce redness from breakouts our Healing & Soothing Mask can be used. You can also use our Vitamin C Serum every other evening to target discoloration from acne scarring.
                    http://www.ulta.com/healing-soothing-mask?productId=xlsImpprod6200733
                    http://www.ulta.com/vitamin-c-serum?productId=xlsImpprod6200689

                    Answered on 6/8/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                • Q:

                  Does the product clears dark spot
                  Asked on 5/4/2017 by Masy

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  So I've heard great things about this brand and I want to give it a try! But I'm not sure which kit would be the best to try out first. The Acne repair kit or the Acne starter kit. I've struggled with acne all through my teenage years and now I'm 21 and still can't seem to get a handle on my skin. I usually get breakouts around my cheeks, nose and forehead and have a lot of acne scars. I just want nice, healthy smooth skin! Any other products you'd recommend?
                  Asked on 3/8/2017 by Help My Skin from Washington

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello and thank you for your question. Hopefully we can help you achieve clearer skin. The answer is both! The Acne Starter Kit is a daily regimen for acne prone skin that is intended to balance skin to help clear existing and prevent future breakouts. Sticking to a skin care regimen is the first step to clearer skin! Our Acne Repair Kit is a collection of spot treatments to target the different types of blemishes that pop up - Drying Lotion (whiteheads), Drying Cream (small cluster of small under the surface bumps), and Buffering Lotion (deep, cystic acne). Once you have your breakouts under control, you can consider adding in our Whitening Mask to address the skin discoloration. Also, you can add Glycolic Foaming Cleanser to your skin care routine 1-3 times a week to address both the discoloration and uneven skin texture.
                    http://www.ulta.com/acne-repair-kit?productId=xlsImpprod6200667
                    http://www.ulta.com/whitening-mask?productId=xlsImpprod6200747
                    http://www.ulta.com/glycolic-foaming-cleanser?productId=xlsImpprod6200753

                    Answered on 3/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
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