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Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17

Mario Badescu

Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17

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Moisturize oily, congested, or problem skin without clogging pores. This fast-absorbing formulation delivers lightweight hydration and helps shield skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays that can darken areas of discoloration and prematurely age skin.
After cleansing and toning, apply before sun exposure and daily all over face, avoiding eye area. Re-apply frequently to maintain protection and after perspiring or swimming. May be used under make-up or alone. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water.
Active: Avobenzone 2%, Octinoxate 7.5%, Oxybenzone 5%.

Inactive: Aqua (Water, Eau), Stearic Acid, Cetyl Alcohol, Ethylhexyl Methoxycrylene, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Myristyl Lactate, Myristyl Alcohol, Carbomer, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol.

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Mario BadescuOil Free Moisturizer SPF 17
 
4.3

(based on 84 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (63)
  • Absorbs quickly (62)
  • Moisturizes well (58)
  • Not greasy (57)
  • Long lasting (37)

Cons

  • Bad smell (5)
  • Greasy (5)
  • Too greasy or heavy (4)
  • Doesn't absorb well (3)

Best Uses

  • After shower/bath (33)
  • Daily use (27)
  • Deep moisturization (21)
  • Dryness (16)
  • Winter dryness (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (21), Brand buyer (18), Beauty conscious (16), Survivalist / minimalist (15), Beauty expert (4)

Reviewed by 84 customers

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5.0

A Little, Goes A Long Way!

By Stace

from CT

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Effective Sun Protection
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Long Lasting
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • After Shower/Bath
    • Daily Use
    • Deep Moisturization

    Comments about Mario Badescu Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17:

    I bought this as a moisturizer with SPF for my oily skin. It works great, but use very little as it is more than enough. Sometimes, I will skip this, and only use toner after cleansing, but very rarely. Love it, but if you feel it is greasy, use less. That would be my recommendation. It lasts a while when compared to facial cleansers, toners, etc.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great for oily skin

    By Stacie

    from Oregon

    Comments about Mario Badescu Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17:

    This moisturizer dries down really well and leaves my skin feeling and looking matte. I haven't been able to find another that works so well for me and it's a bonus that it has SPF AND doesn't break me out.

     
    5.0

    This is my GO TO moisturizer!

    By Brooke

    from Maryland

    About Me Beauty Expert, Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Effective Sun Protection
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Long Lasting
    • Moisturizes Well
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Mario Badescu Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17:

      I use this moisturizer after washing with the MB Enzyme Cleansing Gel and the Cucumber Cleansing Lotion (Toner). My face is typically combo/oily with an increase in oil during the hotter months. This moisturizer is the absolute BEST for giving you hydrated/soft skin while also taming the oil. It does not feel heavy and it soaks in quickly. I have multiple friends who have also jumped on this moisturizer and now use it religiously!

       
      5.0

      Awesome

      By Linds

      from Phoenix, AZ

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Absorbs Quickly
      • Effective Sun Protection
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Moisturizes Well
      • Not Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Mario Badescu Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17:

        I love this moisturizer so far. It moisturizes without leaving me feeling greasy. I have oily skin and work in a hot/humid environment. I put this on in the morning and hours later leave work with barely any shine. My sun exposure is limited to the time it takes me to get to my car but thus far, I haven't noticed any new freckles or redness. So far so good.

         
        4.0

        It's only been a week but so far so good

        By Jewels

        from Monterey, CA

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Moisturizes Well
        • Not Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • After Shower/Bath

          Comments about Mario Badescu Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17:

          My skin is very sensitive and so far all is well.

           
          3.0

          Like it but causes little bumps on my forehead

          By Aozkurt

          from Dallas

          About Me Skin Care Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Moisturizes Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Mario Badescu Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17:

              I like this for a moisturizer with spf! Does provide moisture but I believe the spf in it is the thing that causes tiny red bumps on my forehead. When I don't use it daily, they disappear. I recommend only using when going out in the sun and using a regular moisturizer without spf when staying inside or at night

               
              5.0

              Definitely recommend this product

              By Jona

              from Fort Worth

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Absorbs Quickly
              • Effective Sun Protection
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Long Lasting
              • Moisturizes Well
              • Not Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Mario Badescu Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17:

                Usually put it on in the morning before work and it keeps my face from the elements since I work outside all day. Not heavy, neutral smell, long lasting

                 
                5.0

                Only Mosturizer Ill Ever Use Again

                By Cass

                from Rochester, NH

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Pros

                • Absorbs Quickly
                • Effective Sun Protection
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Moisturizes Well
                • No excessive oilyness
                • Not Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • After Shower/Bath
                  • Dryness

                  Comments about Mario Badescu Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17:

                  I use the Mario Badescu oil free mosturizer after I use either the Mrio Badescu Seaweed cleansing soap or after using the Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser. I highlet recommend all of the Mario Badescu skin care products!

                   
                  2.0

                  Not worth it

                  By Abby

                  from Charlotte, NC

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Effective Sun Protection
                  • Goes On Smoothly

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Absorb Well
                  • Not Long-Lasting
                  • Too Greasy Or Heavy

                  Best Uses

                  • After Shower/Bath

                  Comments about Mario Badescu Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17:

                  I have combination skin, I thought the oil free and sunscreen would work for my skin but within two days of using this i was getting acne on my face where i normally dont and the moisturizer would kind of sit on my skin and the next morning my skin felt dryer than i would like. My favorite moisturizer is the cera ve daily moisturizing lotion for normal to dry skin.

                   
                  5.0

                  Love it

                  By Ban

                  from Cranberry pa

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Absorbs Quickly
                  • Goes On Smoothly
                  • Moisturizes Well
                  • Not Greasy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Dryness

                    Comments about Mario Badescu Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17:

                    Works well

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                    • Q:

                      Would this moisturizer will work well with the glycolic brightening kit after cleansing and toning in the morning? I'm in need of a moisturizer that can help fade the look of acne scare. Also what would be a good night moisturizer to use in combination with the kit at night? I have oily, acne prone blemished skin. Thank you!
                      Asked on 8/21/2017 by Taejah from MN

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      i recently bought the acne starter kit and started to use it today. i noticed the oil free moisturizer is stinging my face like i notice a burning kind of feeling but after a while it's gone. is that normal?
                      Asked on 8/9/2017 by Lindsey from Westminster, CA

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      I will be out in the sun almost every day this summer, so I am looking for a good SPF that will go well under my regular primer (hourglass mineral primer) and foundation (urban decay naked skin) that will give me good sun protection and not effect the look of my makeup. Will this work for that? I don't want it to be too heavy & sit on top of my skin. I also looked at the oil free SPF 30, but don't want the added moisturizers, but I would still consider it if it didn't mess up the look of my makeup either. thanks!
                      Asked on 4/23/2017 by skinlover from Georgia

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17 is the ideal lightweight, oil-free daily moisturizer that can easily be worn under makeup.

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

                      I got this moisturizer in the acne starter kit. I am usually a bit picky with moisturizers but ive been wanting to try something new. Im a teenager and i have acne prone skin-- would this be the best moisturizer from your line to use? im always worried that the sunscreen will give me zits even though it's non-comedogenic.
                      Asked on 4/15/2017 by jillian

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17 is a great option for daily sun protection, and is the lightest weight sun protection product we offer. It is our go-to moisturizer for acne prone skin. If you wanted something for morning and night use that does not contain SPF, our Herbal Hydrating Serum can be used instead.
                        http://www.ulta.com/herbal-hydrating-serum?productId=xlsImpprod6200723

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

                      Hi, I wanted to make sure this product was paraben free. Looking for a very natural moisturizer. Thanks!
                      Asked on 3/6/2017 by kkoop from Massachusetts

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17 is paraben free.

                        Answered on 3/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Mario Badescu
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