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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 8,089 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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  • Is it worth the price? And I’m not quite sure if I got it...5 Answers
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
Reviews (8089)
Q&A (357)
Media (356)
Kate D.
3 reviews
Swear by this product! I use it for my breakouts at night. I bought it from Ulta. Love it and definitely meets my expectations.
Mya S.
365 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
This truly works! A bit pricey but it really helps with breakouts. First time user and I could tell a difference the next day!
Monica P.
Tiffin, OH
104 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
This is magic! It gets rid of pimples over night. Now I just need to find something to get rid of the pigmentation afterwards!
Sarah D.
Duson, LA
9 reviews
I love this stuff. Right before an important event I put this on all my pimples overnight and gets rid of them I love ittttt!!!
Katie S.
608 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I had high hopes for this product. Overall it is just so so. It doesn't really shrink or help with my pimples that I can tell.
Kiara M.
Tallahassee, FL
45 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Life changer for does pesky zits. One dab at night and bye bye tomorrow. A little goes a long way. A most have on your routine.
Yulisa D.
Brooklyn, NY
68 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
My favorite spot treatment! I hate the smell sometimes and it gets on my white pillows too but such a great treatment for acne
Diana G.
Houston , TX
74 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Love it, gets rid of pimples within a day or two. I've bought two of these. It's kinda expensive for me but i'll still get it.
diana b.
10835 north kendall dr apt 218 miami fl
3 reviews
Takes care of problem spots over night. As soon as a i see a blemish appear, i spot treat it with this drying lotion overnight.
Ashley M.
Miramar , FL
10 reviews
If you ever have a pimple just put some drying lotion on it before you go to bed and the next day it is like it was never there
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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