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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)
Lanni V.
Las Vegas
32 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Gets rid of my pimples overnight! It never fails. My pimple is always smaller In size the next morning. Can’t live without this stuff
Veronica C.
12 reviews
I use this as a spot treatment and it is AMAZING. I feel a pimple or and put this on before bed and by morning it’s practically gone!
Dalia E.
15 reviews
amazingg product, dries out pimples overnight. put some on q-tip before bed and after washing face. face feels and looks soft. 
ralizabeth o.
Wayne, NJ
29 reviews
I use this on every breakout.   I like using it.  I can't say that my breakouts dry up overnight but it does help speed up the process.  
Amy V.
San Pedro
28 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
So in love with this product! Really helps with acne! Literally it drys your acne overnight and its only 17 dollars! Amazing product
Alea B.
Fayetteville, NY
93 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I used to use this a lot. It's really good for SPOT acne, not severe cluster acne. It's affordable and minimized my pimple overnight.
Megan M.
31 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This product was my life saver. It worked very well but I did not repurchase it because it quite expensive and I found a great dupe.
Clara K.
El Monte, CA
35 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
MY ABSOLUTE PIMPLE SAVIOR! With this magic pink stuff, my pimple reduced its size overnight! My boyfriend even ask to get him one <3
Stacey S.
9 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This product did not help me as much as I thought it was going to, after all the good reviews I had read. Overall I was disappointed.
Naomi G.
103 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I use this for my worse breakouts and its really good. Takes about 2-3 nights use on a breakout to see a real difference in the spot.
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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