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Mario BadescuHerbal Hydrating Serum

Mario Badescu

Herbal Hydrating Serum

1.0 oz Item 2209861

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One of Mario Badescu's most unique, versatile products for all skin types. This unique, oil-free formula is infused with ceramides and extracts of ginkgo and ginseng to soften, hydrate, and invigorat - making this the perfect addition for all skin care regimens that require a boost of moisture to unveil a dewy, glowing complexion.
Wear in place of a moisturizer or apply a thin layer over a moisturizer/night cream (avoiding the eye area) for enhanced hydration and glow. May be used twice daily. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water.
Aqua (Water, Eau), Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Carbomer, Gingko Biloba Leaf Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Triethanolamine, Dimethiconol, Caprylyl Glycol, Cyclopentasiloxane, Ethylhexyl Cocate, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Chloride, Phenyl Trimethicone, Glycolipids, Lecithin, Phenoxyethanol, CI 42090 (Blue 1), CI 19140 (Yellow 5).

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Mario BadescuHerbal Hydrating Serum
 
4.7

(based on 39 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Softens skin (24)
  • Moisturizes (15)
  • Moisturizes well (15)
  • Soothes skin (15)
  • Absorbs quickly (14)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (16)
  • After shower/bath (13)
  • Sensitive skin (12)
  • Deep moisturization (10)
  • Winter dryness (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (9), Beauty conscious (6), Budget shopper (6), Survivalist / minimalist (6), Beauty expert (5)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (7), Dry (5), Normal (3)

Reviewed by 39 customers

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5.0

My go-to for three years! Miracle product.

By Lara

from NYC

About Me Beauty Expert

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes
  • Non-Greasy
  • Softens Skin
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Redness/ Blotchiness
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Mario Badescu Herbal Hydrating Serum:

    Oh my goodness, MB - you have saved my "winter face." It's already a brutal one in NYC and my skin was screaming for some hydrating and comfort last night. I slathered this on and this morning, my skin is so soft and smooth to the touch - I'm almost in shock that the overnight transformation was so intense. This can be easily applied under your favorite moisturizer or worn on its own overnight as a sleeping mask. A winter must!

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

    Clean and moisturized

    By Joe

    from Nc

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Moisturizes
    • Non-Greasy
    • Smells Great
    • Softens Skin
    • Soothes Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Mario Badescu Herbal Hydrating Serum:

      Wasn't sure if I would like this product are not. I put it on top of my moisturizer. As directed. It did not make my skin oily sticky or anything like that! Very happy with this product and would buy again

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

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Refreshing

      By Lis

      from Yonkers, NY

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Mario Badescu Herbal Hydrating Serum:

        This is an excellent product to hydrate your skin for those of you with dry skin. My skin can be incredibly dry especially during the winter and while I am searching for a non oil based moisturizer, this serves as a nice temporary backup.

        • Skin Type:
        • Dry
        • Age:
        • 18-29
         
        5.0

        Love this moisturizer!

        By Deb

        from Wisconsin

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Moisturizes
        • Non-Greasy
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Redness/ Blotchiness
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Mario Badescu Herbal Hydrating Serum:

          I love this product especially with cold weather coming. Absorbs well and lasts!

          • Skin Type:
          • Dry
          • Age:
          • 45-59
           
          5.0

          New favorite

          By Candace

          from Los Angeles, CA

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes
          • Softens Skin
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about Mario Badescu Herbal Hydrating Serum:

            So impressed with this product! I have very dry skin, and this product moisturizes well without feeling greasy and also leaves a refreshing feeling. My skin has started to feel much smoother after using this and I know longer have dry patches.

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

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great boost of extra hydration!

            By Mikaela

            from Toledo, Ohio

            About Me Beauty Expert

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Moisturizes
            • Non-Greasy
            • Softens Skin
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Redness/ Blotchiness
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Mario Badescu Herbal Hydrating Serum:

              I use this product every other night after toner and before night cream for an extra boost of skin soothing hydration. Absolutely love the feeling of this product and my skin drinks it right up.

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

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              First time using

              By Giana

              from Riverside CA

              About Me Minimalist

              Pros

              • Soothes Skin

              Cons

              • Obsorbs to quick

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Mario Badescu Herbal Hydrating Serum:

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

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              This is in my travel beauty GO bag

              By Omi

              from St. Pete, FL

              About Me Beauty Expert

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Moisturizes
              • Non-Greasy
              • Smells Great
              • Softens Skin
              • Soothes Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Redness/ Blotchiness
                • Sensitive Skin
                • Uneven Skin Tone

                Comments about Mario Badescu Herbal Hydrating Serum:

                My skin tends to be drier when I'm traveling, so I keep this in my beauty GO bag to ensure that I have sufficient moisture after shaving my face. I don't use it daily, bc of my combo skin, but I know it works wonders for my friends with super dry skin.

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

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love this product!

                By Kate

                from Fredericksburg, VA

                About Me Beauty Expert

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Moisturizes
                • Non-Greasy
                • Smells Great
                • Softens Skin
                • Soothes Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Mario Badescu Herbal Hydrating Serum:

                  So I'm 27 and have oily skin but struggle with dry spots especially in winter along with occasional breakouts. So we're talking flaky looking skin on the nose and forehead with a nice oil sheen over it by the end of the day. I LOVE this product. I put this over my moisturizer and then do my makeup and I could tell a difference day 1! No more dry spots and it has done wonders to control my oil production. I also haven't had any breakouts since using it so if you're thinking about trying this--do it! I only wish it were paraben free.

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

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Miracle worker!

                  By Wesley

                  from Portland, OR

                  Comments about Mario Badescu Herbal Hydrating Serum:

                  I have such a weird combination of dry and oily skin that it's almost impossible to keep my skin hydrated and healthy, I started using this around two months ago and I LOVE it! It's been a life saver, I would recommend this to anyone that has troublesome skin.

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                  • Q:

                    Which would be better to use for AM hydration this product or the Mario B Cellufirm Drops?
                    Asked on 12/31/2017 by Need Face Color Back from Indianapolis, IN

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Both are great options! Our Cellufirm Drops can be used on combination or dry skin types showing signs of aging. This product will help plump, soften and hydrate the skin while reducing fine lines. Our Herbal Hydrating Serum can be applied after your moisturizer for added hydration. This product can be used on all skin types.

                      Answered on 12/31/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                  • Q:

                    Can this product be used for people with rosacea?
                    Asked on 4/21/2017 by Skin care fanatic from Houston tx.

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, this product is suitable for all skin types. If your skin is very sensitive we suggest patch testing before use.

                      Answered on 4/28/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                  • Q:

                    can you us this In the a.m if you use retinal a micro at nite
                    Asked on 3/5/2017 by Vicki from new castle, pa

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Herbal Hydrating Serum is a very gentle product that can be a great addition to your current skin care regimen.

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

                    Can the Herbal Hydrating Serum be used after applying the Vitamin C serum?
                    Asked on 2/9/2017 by Toby from Wichita, KS

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes - you can layer the Herbal Hydrating Serum over any moisturizer, night cream, or serum. You can apply it all over your face or focus on the dry areas only.

                      Answered on 2/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                  • Q:

                    Will this help with redness around nose and mouth?
                    Asked on 12/2/2016 by Beautyful from CA

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    Can this product be used safely near the eye? Thank you!
                    Asked on 9/14/2016 by Susan from State College, PA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Herbal Hydrating Serum may be used around the eye area, but not on the eye lid. Avoid direct contact with your eye.

                      Answered on 9/16/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                  • Q:

                    Can you replace this and use it as a moisturizer alone?
                    Asked on 8/15/2016 by sheaB from Abilene, Tx

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, depending on your skin type you can use the Herbal Hydrating Serum in place of a moisturizer. For added hydration for drier skin types, you can apply 2-3 drops on top of your daily moisturizer.

                      Answered on 8/18/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                  • Q:

                    How big is this item? It doesn't say how much is in there.
                    Asked on 3/3/2016 by Robyn from Oklahoma City

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      It is a 1oz bottle - a little goes a long way with this serum!

                      Answered on 3/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
                  • Q:

                    Can this be used for dry acne prone skin?
                    Asked on 1/3/2016 by Gabby from New Jersey, US

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, it is formulated for all skin types!

                      Answered on 1/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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