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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 8,090 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 (8090)
Q&A (357)
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Esma C.
42 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I love this so much. Found it at Ulta. It does a good job of drying my pimples out and is gentle
Mariely M.
Miami, FL
56 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
It doesn't do magic but it works, when I use this i don't get any marks after my spots disappear.
Justine S.
121 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Absolutely love this drying lotion. It has never failed to reduce redness and size of my pimples!
Kamaraa K.
Philadelphia, PA
72 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Helps dry pimple and or acne it's good but doesn't work right away and the pink gets all over you
Shannon C.
240 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Always works for me!!! Does dry out, but I only use it for emergencies or extremely bad pimples.
Samantha V.
Miami, FL
143 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
This is okay, I feel like when I first used it it was great and lately it doesn't do much for me
Lupe M.
14 reviews
I apply this before my make up to hydrate the skin and it's so gentle and leaves the skin so soft
Julianna B.
14 reviews
Ugh such an amazing product. A little goes a really long way and effects are noticed right away.
brianna m.
san manuel arizona
38 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
love this product when i have slightly bigger pimples. it really helps and makes them smaller. :)
Kristen G.
75 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
A great product for when you feel a breakout coming on. Powerful and effective for everyday use.
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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