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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 8,102 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 (8102)
Q&A (357)
Media (356)
Patricia S.
25 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
It definitely helps drying it out over night! You this frequently to help with my acne. Along with some other Mario products.
Amanda D.
Osceola, IN
56 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
This stuff ain't joking when it says drying! It cleared up my oily skin spots so good! My makeup looked amazing the next day
Michelle K.
West Columbia, SC
110 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
If you want to spot great, this is the product to buy. It really does shrink your bumps into nothing. Great for a quick fix!
Erica F.
Denver, CO
63 reviews
Amazing product. I use as a spot treatment, instantly zaps acne over night. There are a lot of alternatives, this is my fave!
Kaitlynn M.
Cache, OK
32 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Works to reduce the redness and swelling. Always works and is never disappointing. A little expensive but definitely worth it
Emily J.
153 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
This drying lotion burns! But that's how I know it's working. It's great as a spot treatment and helps pimples heal quicker.
Veronica H.
Vacaville, CA
9 reviews
Absolutely love this product! Great as a spot treatment. I leave it on overnight and take it off with a toner in the morning
Alex L.
Seattle, WA
33 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This helps absorb oil out of my blemishes. I put it on at night when I am sleeping. It seems to help pimples go away faster.
Annie C.
Fargo, ND
80 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Magical little potion bottle. I can get past the terrible smell for its magical spot drying shrinking powers it really works.
Xochilt C.
Berwyn, IL
126 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
This is great for whenever you have a pimple pop up I just grab a little dot it on the area and it's gone the next morning !
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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