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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Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
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Kelsey T.
Santa Rosa, CA
273 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This stuff is a miracle I'm a bottle! It works so well! However, be prepared for a little bit of dryness on problem areas.
Bethany G.
Tacoma, WA
195 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
This is a go to beauty product at any store and is known for its quality brand and price great for acne fighting over night
Stacy A.
Brooklyn Hts, OH
11 reviews
This is a staple that I always have on hand!  Clears up break outs overnight!  It's a must have!  Like a miracle in a bottle!
Sammi C.
Laporte, IN
64 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I dont have bad acne but I tried this for my occasional breakouts and like it. Its a little weird to use but it works well
Adriana R.
New York | Zagerb
19 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
If you use this right before a zit is about to pop up it will completely dry it out by morning. It has been a life saver!!
Karleigh G.
New York, NY
34 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Be gone breakouts. Amazing spot treatment formula. Put on before bed and spots are gone by morning. This is a game changer. 
Annel A.
6 reviews
I don't like much I use and I don't see results I don't feel this product works for me  I buy it in ulta  and y use very well 
Shannon W.
17 reviews
I recommend this to everyone I meet. This is the best spot treatment I have ever used or even repurchased. It truly works!
Mallory B.
6 reviews
I cannot say enough good things about this product. It clears up blemishes overnight. It's my go-to when something pops up. 
Elena K.
Mount Vernon, WA
279 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Best thing ever. Apply it on my blemish over night avg in the morning it's gone or almost gone. Would recommend to a friend
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
217 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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