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Mario BadescuGlycolic Acid Toner

Mario Badescu

Glycolic Acid Toner

8.0 oz Item 2210021

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A solution for wrinkles and pigmentation. Formulated with 2% glycolic acid and grapefruit extract which work together to exfoliate, refresh and stimulate dry and congested skin. Helps reduce discoloration from old acne scars as well as build-up that can cause skin to look tired and dull. Alcohol free.
Morning and evening after cleansing, apply to face with a cotton ball or pad, wiping in an outward direction. Avoid contact with eyes. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water. Follow with moisturizer or night cream.
Aqua (Water,Eau), Propylene Glycol, Glycolic Acid, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, PPG-26-Buteth-26, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Parfum (Fragrance), Sodium Chloride, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Diazolidinyl Urea, CI 42090 (Blue 1), CI 45410 (Red 28), CI 19140 (Yellow 5).

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Mario BadescuGlycolic Acid Toner
 
4.5

(based on 399 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (278)
  • Improves skin texture (254)
  • Balances skin (233)
  • Gentle (210)
  • Not greasy (189)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (28)
  • Irritates skin (25)
  • Doesn't work (12)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (9)
  • Bad smell (7)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (185)
  • Combination skin (163)
  • Acne-prone skin (131)
  • All skin types (97)
  • Oily skin (92)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (169), Brand buyer (144)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

Reviewed by 399 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I will continue to use this product.

By Wendy

from Indianapolis

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Combination Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Acid Toner:

    I am a budget and brand buyer. I want food ingredients that actually do what they say they will do. I have been using this brand and line maybe 3 weeks. I have had so many compliments on my skin in the last week. I can tell a difference. I will be sticking worth this brand!! Highly recommend. Smells soooo refreshing, calming, subtle. Nice and light happy smelling.

     
    5.0

    I WILL CONTINUE TO PURCHASE THIS

    By lovelyluz

    from las vegas

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Acid Toner:

      I just bought this 2 days ago and it has already changed my skin soooo much. I am in love with it. I have very dry skin around the outside areas of my face and very oily skin on my t- zone so I always have issues with skin care. My skin is constantly peeling from the the dry areas and its very hard to find something to fix it. After the first use it took all my dry skin off and left my skin soft and glowing. I would recommend this product to anyone looking to improve their skin. By the way I do use this very morning and night.

       
      5.0

      OMG, this stuff is great!

      By Nessa

      from Tucson, AZ

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balances Skin
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Combination Skin
        • Daily Use
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Acid Toner:

        I LOVE this stuff. I have super oily skin, and acne prone, and large pores...so my face is so out of control, and if the wind hits my face...i break out! I have tried so many products from over the counter, and the highest brands, and this is honestly one of the best things I have done for my face in a long, long....well ever. My face looks and feels more even, my pores are less visible, and my breakouts are less as well. I only changed my toner, to make sure it was the toner that was doing the effect, not anything else.I use it once a day at night. It takes a bit to dry, and it dries...a little sticky, but then I add my moisturizer and things, and it's all good. I've even used it on some acne that I had popped...(I know...bad) but it didn't burn as bad as other things, and it made it better the next morning.

         
        5.0

        100% would recommend

        By Kristine

        from New York

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Minimizes pores

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Daily Use

          Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Acid Toner:

          This is my first time trying toner because I never understood what it did. This stuff has changed my life! I used it at night and the next day my pores looked so much smaller. I also sometimes get little tiny bumps on my forehead and sort of close to my brow that this seemed to clear out. Really happy about adding this to my skin care routine.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          WOW

          By Mimi

          from Oxford, MS

          Pros

          • Gentle
          • Leaves Clean Feel

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Combination Skin
            • Dry Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Acid Toner:

            I use this product after I wash my face and before I use moisturizer in the morning and at night. I've been using it for about a week and WOW!!! My skin is so radiant, smooth, clear, and it looks like glass. I get compliments on my skin everywhere I go. I have struggled with hyperpigmentation, dryness, and acne for years. This is my holy grail product. My skin looks so great under makeup now and no longer cracked and wrinkly.

             
            5.0

            Great

            By Syd

            from New York

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Doesn't Remove Makeup

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Combination Skin

            Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Acid Toner:

            Worked great on controlling my acne for my combination skin

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Deep cleans and freshers my skin!

            By Mo

            from Slidell, La

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Daily Use

              Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Acid Toner:

              Use it after cleansing to remove residue and before moisturizing. Leaves a fresh, clean surface.

               
              1.0

              Returned

              By Ng

              from Houston

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Irritates Skin

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Acid Toner:

                  Made my skin super sensitive to the sun. Got some new blemishes or spots despite wearing sun block. Returned.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  One of my holy grail products!

                  By Kennedy

                  from Arkansas

                  Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Acid Toner:

                  I just finished my first bottle which lasted me a month and a half. I use this twice a day on my dry, sensitive, acne prone skin and I've seen a huge improvement. My large pores have shrunk, there's only small traces of my acne scars left, and it doesn't feel harsh on my skin. I highly recommend it.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Hands down the best toner I have ever used!!! Amazing!

                  By Linds

                  from Illinois

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Combination Skin

                    Comments about Mario Badescu Glycolic Acid Toner:

                    I use in the morning and after I take my makeup off before bed.

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                    • Q:

                      Will this product work on acne scars from the back?
                      Asked on 2/5/2018 by Kate from WI

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      Just like another customer inquired about, I purchased this and noticed after I got home that it was not the nice blue color. I have been using this for a year and never saw changes "due to lighting". I contacted Mario Badescu's website personally and I am waiting for a response. With all this Ulta stuff on the news, I'm concerned.
                      Would like a better explanation.
                      Asked on 2/1/2018 by reavk from Tucson,At

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Although the product has not changed, the ultra violet lighting at the location or the product being in direct sunlight may have distorted the color, resulting in a color different from the last time you purchased the product. The shift in color has not compromised the efficacy of the product.
                        If you are unhappy with the color of the product, you may return the item to Ulta for a refund or exchange.

                        Answered on 2/6/2018 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                    • Q:

                      Can this product be used with differin gel?
                      Asked on 1/27/2018 by Elle from North Dakota

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Our Glycolic Acid Toner is not recommended to be used with acne treatments or on acne prone skin.

                        Answered on 1/28/2018 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                    • Q:

                      How would you know if you don't have acne prone skin anymore ? because i see a lot of you guys products where it say don't use if you have acne prone skin. Like i really want to use the whitening mask but it say don't use on prone skin. I get break outs every now and then? I have the acne started kit but I'll love to use the mask and this toner as well. Help me out. Thanks
                      Asked on 1/14/2018 by Taylor from Dallas tx

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Depending on your frequency of breakouts, the Glycolic Acid Toner and Whitening Mask are not suggested. As recommended by our Product Development Team, we do not suggest our Glycolic Acid Toner for those with active acne breakouts or acne prone skin since active acne skin can be sensitive and the toner may not agree with your skin. If you do have mild/moderate acne and the toner does not further aggravate your skin, you can certainly go ahead and use it. Whitening Mask is generally recommended for application on your entire face, as it will help provide a brighter overall complexion. However, if you do have acne prone spots that may be aggravated by a hydrating mask, it would be perfectly acceptable to apply the mask to select zones only.

                        Answered on 1/15/2018 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                    • Q:

                      I don't have any scars or discoloration on my face per-say but I do have a fairly dull complexion and larger pores/blackheads. I'm not acne prone but do get some pimples and bumps "under" my skin. I'm 27 and am also starting to see forehead wrinkles and some smile lines. Would this toner help with any of those concerns? I use the Peter Thomas Roth ANTI-AGING CLEANSING GEL daily, would this product be too intense in combination with that? Thank you!
                      Asked on 1/14/2018 by Katie from undisclosed

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      Is this ok for rosacea skin? I sometimes have rosacea flare ups just redness (flushing)
                      Asked on 1/10/2018 by Lauren from undisclosed

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      Can I use this having dry skin?
                      Asked on 1/9/2018 by ash from Ogden utah

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      Does this reduce redness?
                      Asked on 1/6/2018 by alex from san diego,ca

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      I see grapefruit extract listed as an ingredient which makes me wonder if it would cause an allergic reaction for someone like me who has severe allergies to citrus fruits.
                      Asked on 1/2/2018 by Sas from California

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      Will this help with my acne scars?
                      Asked on 1/2/2018 by KSbeauty from FL

                      1 answer

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