Mario Badescu Drying Lotion


4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars68%
  • 4 Stars21%
  • 3 Stars7%
  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star1%


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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  • Would you apply moisturizer before or after applying this...4 Answers
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Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
Reviews (8,306)
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Dina N.
146 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Love this! I use it every night on my big giant pimples and it's half the size the next day or the day after.. love it!
Jackie S.
Jackson, MI
60 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
This product is great for drying out pimples and acne overnight. I use this product a lot for that. It does burn a bit.
Morgan W.
7 reviews
This product does what is says & dries up blemishes almost overnight! This is a must have! Nice glass bottle packaging!
Ana D.
9 reviews
This drying lotion really helps clear up my active acne. When i notice a spot coming up, i just put some of this on it! 
Victoria C.
94 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
This product is a life saver!!! Anytime you get a breakout or feel one coming this is what yo want to use to treat it!
Sumer H.
148 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Love love love!! Best acne treatment hands down for spots that pop up. Put it on at night and watch it work by morning
Lori R.
86 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Love this! It's very effective. Works like magic. I always recommend it to everyone. Gentle on skin too. Love it 
Makayla K.
17 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
The smell was pretty okay but what blew my mind was how well the formula worked, My breakout was gone the next morning
Cam S.
17 reviews
this product will leave you speechless, absolutely love all mario badescu products, very very rapid noticeable effect(:
Darian J.
11 reviews
if you want a pimple gone or reduced a lot over night then this is your product. Best product i've ever put money into!
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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