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Mario Badescu Drying Lotion


4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars68%
  • 4 Stars21%
  • 3 Stars7%
  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star1%
4.51 / 5 based on 8,090 Reviews


The award-winning on-the-spot solution. Helps dry up pesky problems overnight. Features Salicylic Acid, Sulfur, and Calamine.


Isopropyl Alcohol, Aqua (Water, Eau), Calamine, Zinc Oxide, Titanium Dioxide, Sulfur, Camphor, Talc, Glycerin, Salicylic Acid

How To Use

DO NOT SHAKE THE BOTTLE. Before bed (after cleansing and toning), dip a cotton swab into the pink sediment at the bottom of the bottle. Dab directly on the surface blemish; 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.

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  • does this really works? I want to buy.6 Answers
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Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
Reviews (8090)
Q&A (357)
Media (356)
Corrina C.
518 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
Whenever I have a cystic acne about to pop through, I use this product. I use a q tip and apply onto clean skin. It clears up in 2 days.
Zara P.
Van Nuys,CA
6 reviews
Great on pimples. I used my friends and I woke up the next morning and it was flat almost gone. I love this product. It's my holy grail!
Monica V.
Eastvale, CA
217 reviews
I love love this product. It works great and right away. It is a little expensive but a little goes a long way. Definitely recommend it.
Christine T.
Los angeles, CA
118 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I tried this a couple time when a zit was trying to make his way in my face and it works , I doubted it but it exceeded my expectations.
Kat A.
Atlanta, GA
7 reviews
I love this! It is such a great spot treatment and lasts forever because you don't have to use that much in order for it to be effective.
Sonja L.
25 reviews
Definitely one of the best products I've used to help with my acne! Even the most painful zits you get can be healed with this product!!
Jennifer J.
Asheboro, NC
36 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This product is a lifesaver when you get a an expected Breakout and need it to go away fast like overnight fast this is the stuff you use
Katia S.
San Francisco, CA
8 reviews
Want to get rid of any white heads? This is it. You don't need anything else but this to get all those problems away in less than 3 days. 
addie r.
Old hickory, TN
79 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Loved this.. disclaimer: this will dey our your skin!!does what it says.. just make sure to moisturize and stay out of the Sun for a bit!
Alexa S.
Paso Robles, CA
95 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This stuff is a miracle product. It'll dry up a pimple in a night. It's a lifesaver! I recommend it to everyone with blemish prone skin.
Gaby O.
Burlington, NJ
12 reviews
I've heard a lot about this drying lotion or like other girls call it "pimple cream". How many of you have tried it and honestly have had a good out come? Would be nice to hear from the girls next door 🙂
Tina N.
61 reviews
Is this item worth the hype?
Gina d.
Branford, CT
202 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
About how long does this bottle last you?
Heather C.
15 reviews
Has the alcohol in the product irritated your skin?
Miranda L.
Placentia, CA
11 reviews
Is this good for dry skin?

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