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Mario Badescu Drying Lotion


4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars68%
  • 4 Stars21%
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  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star1%
4.51 / 5 based on 8,099 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 (8099)
Q&A (357)
Media (356)
Karli L.
Louisville, KY
20 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Saved my life! It clears up acne overnight it's amazing. Just make sure you make sure you moisturizer really well while using it
Alisa M.
Glendale, AZ
42 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Go to products when you have a big zit. Put it on before bed and wake up to magic in the morning. Follow with hydrating products.
Kelly S.
41 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
This stuff is decent. I wouldn't go in expecting a miracle but it definitely dries
Out blemishes if that's what you need it for.
Diana V.
19 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Its A Real Good Product Especially For Those Nasty Pimples! It Dries Them Quick By The Next Dayy Its Gone. Try It You'll Love It♥
Lauren C.
4 reviews
I dab this on my face before going to bed when I have a breakout and it really does help shrink and bring down any inflammation.
Violet V.
Bakersfield, CA
43 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
A little day goes a long way. Really helps dry pimples out, but very similar to Kate somervilles eradikate, good for quick fixes.
Chyna T.
Minneapolis, MN
21 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This product has helped my blemishes, white heads, and beginning pimples. I notice better results if it's being used before bed.
Katie S.
Saginaw, MI
12 reviews
I lowed this product. As soon as I saw a blemish I would put this onew and there would be a noticeable difference in the morning.
8 reviews
Amazing for breakouts. I apply it at night and I could see the difference in the morning. Really helps get rid of pimples faster
Sylvia M.
12 reviews
Love this spot treatment. Clears up breakouts completely in just a couple days, and prevents pimples before they completely form.
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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