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Mario Badescu Acne Starter Kit
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Mario Badescu Acne Starter Kit


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4.40 / 5 based on 346 Reviews

Product Description

Acne Starter Kit - Reveal the clean and clear skin you were meant to have with the Acne Starter Kit. This four piece collection calls upon the effective powers of salicylic acid, sulfur, hyaluronic acid, and aloe vera to help treat blemish-prone complexions and reveal healthier looking skin.A $40 value! Includes: Acne Facial Cleanser (2.0 oz.) Special Cucumber Lotion (2.0 oz.) Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 17 (1.0 oz.) Drying Mask (0.5 oz.) Drying Cream sample size - Acne Starter Kit see more...

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Mario Badescu Acne Starter Kit
Mario Badescu Acne Starter Kit
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Angela C.
1 review
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After struggling for acne with for over 15 years, a friend told me about Mario Badescu. Initially I was hesitant, thinking that this line of products would give me the same results as ProActive, Clarisonic,  Clean and Clear and more.

The first product that I tried was the cleansing wash. I loved how silky it made my skin feel. I didn't feel any residue left over. Then I used a toner which left my skin feeling fresh. I followed it up with the non greasy moisturizer which kept my skin hydrated.

Once a week, I use the drying mask. Only use a little bit. It smells somewhat strong, reminding me of rubber. However, after leaving this on for a few minutes, my zits instantly dry up.

Overnight, I like to use the cream as a spot on treatment. In the morning, my pimples usually reduce in size.

Mario Badescu is a great line, and it is not expensive like most brands. I've been using it for 2 years now and am so happy with the results.

I wrote this review out of my own personal experience and was not paid or compensated for my opinion.
Stacy S.
492 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
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I bought this Mario Badescu acne starter kit at ulta and I was able to use the $10 off any purchase which I received for my birthday coupon so I only ended up paying $20 to test out this kit. I'm very satisfied and I am so grateful that I finally purchased this. I have heard great things about the brand and I have already used the rosewater facial spray and the cucumber facial spray from this brand. Also I just tested out the super collagen mask for the first time today and I'm obsessed with it.  The whole reason why I wanted to start using this kid was because I needed to get back on track with the regular cleansing routine morning and night. I'm so glad I've been able to keep consistent for four weeks with this already. I've seen noticeable differences already.  I know some people have complained that they didn't see noticeable differences right away but typically it takes about 4 to 6 weeks for you to start seeing the differences in your skin from these products. Patience is key. When I finish this trial kit I will purchase the full size products cleanser, toner, and moisturizer. I am not a fan of the mask that came with this. It smells real bad and I don't know if I can put myself through that gain lol.  
Maggie H.
13 reviews
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In all, I like it. I used all of these often, with the exception being the cucumber lotion. I love the cleanser and the mask, I've used them both all up. In all, I like the moisturizer as well, but it's nothing special. The acne spot treatment sample that it comes with is nice, too, but it runs out quickly.
I don't like the cucumber lotion. It's way too acidic for my face, and it just dries my whole face out. I would buy again, but I'd sell the lotion to someone who's a little more oily than myself.
Annie S.
64 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
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I had very bad acne. This product cleared it all up. I totally recommend this product. It is very cheap that you can find  in the drugstore. It helped to clear my skin everywhere. It also made my skin so soft that it felt like a baby. I am definitely buying this product again. Just buy this product one time. You will never regret it.  This kit cleared my skin up so fast. It was crazy! I was shocked at how well this product could clean up my acne without drying out my skin too much. 
priscilla K.
6 reviews
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I felt as though this kit was a good value-if the products work for you. I like other products from this brand, such as the cucumber and aloe facial spray. And I liked that these products weren’t strong and harsh on my skin, however they didn’t do much to clear my acne. The spot treatment worked on larger breakouts, but smaller bumps and scarring were still an issue. I think that these products would work for someone with less acne, especially if you have sensitive skin as well.
Emma S.
Miami, FL
146 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
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If you want to try Mario Badescu products but don't know where to start, this is a great option! It has a bunch of their bestsellers, and a little product goes a long way with mario badescu products, so its a really good value. The acne wash is one of a kind, and the drying cream is a cult favorite! Highly recommend
Elle Z.
6 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
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Okay if you have acne/pimples you need to try this kit. I bought this at my local Ulta and within 2 months of using it, my acne have gone down a bit! The best part of the kit is the Drying Cream, I use that as my over night spot treatment. After applying the Drying Cream overnight, my pimple was 1/2 its original size. I extremely recommend this set to anyone who have acne who is looking for a inexpensive way to help their acne go down.
Jasminne M.
Chino, CA
32 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
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This kit had good products and awful products . I suffer from cystic acne and this didn’t help at all. The cleanser was too harsh for my type of skin, the moisturizer is supposed to balance it which it does. The moisturizer was my favorite thing about this kit. I do not recommend this to people who suffer from acne . It way to harsh . Do not waste your money ladies. There are better products that help with acne .
Beth F.
Castroville, TX
20 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
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I enjoyed the toners. The face washes seemed to be okay, but did not fall in love with enough to repurchase in a full size- one of the ones in the kit seemed to be drying, but I don't regret trying them out because they were a good price. I hated the masks included- made me break out, and seemed to leave a weird beeswax film on my skin. Not the same formula as when I first tried Mario Badescu years ago.
Savannah J.
Garner, NC
49 reviews
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While working at ulta beauty, I had the privilege to try or a ton of high quality skincare products and I feel so blessed that I stumbled across this acne kit. It's honestly a great value for all the products and they truly work! I've struggled with acne for all of my adolescent and adult life and this is one of the few packages kits that have made a noticeable improvement in my skin. I've repurchased many times and would recommend to anyone with troubled skin! 
Cheyenne C.
Hot Springs
7 reviews
Does anyone recommend the Mario badescu acne starter package? Is it worth it? So is there something better? Mario Badescu Acne Starter Kit
Jennifer C.
Nazareth, PA
11 reviews
Is this overly drying I have normal to dry skin and am looking for a system that will work but not make my skin flakey?
Corey G.
Pevely, MO
31 reviews
I'm currently using the glycolic cleanser weekly & am thinking of adding this to my skin care routine. How long did it take to see a noticeable difference? Did this make your skin overly dry?
Joi H.
Jackson, MS
169 reviews
How do you feel about Mario Badescu Acne Starter Kit
Britney V.
Columbia, TN
4 reviews
Any ex-Proactiv users....how does this compare for you? Thanks

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