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Mario Badescu Drying Lotion


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  • 4 Stars21%
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  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star1%
4.51 / 5 based on 8,098 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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Top Questions See all 1,185 Q&A

  • 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 (8098)
Q&A (357)
Media (356)
Neha P.
Atlanta, GA
101 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Yessssssss this drying lotion is AMAZING!!! Mario is a genius and I love all of his products!
Catherine C.
Simi Valley , CA
9 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I have been breaking out a lot lately and This has helped with drying out those nasty Zits !
Analisa Z.
Sacramento, CA
236 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Works really really well. My boyfriend even uses this! Seems to work great on all skin types
Brianna N.
Centreville , AL
48 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Great for fast pimple remover! Dries bumps of quick! Must have in skin care! Very affordable
Elizabeth E.
23 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Put this on at night, wake up and your pimple is 10 times smaller! It dries it up so quickly.
Meri A.
12 reviews
I love this for putting on pimples when I have a small breakout! It's so good! Got it at ulta
Jennifer S.
58 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This is a good product to use overnight but beware because this does dry out your acne areas.
Noemi E.
Ontario, CA
10 reviews
Love how this works on my acne! Never lets me down. It’s my first time but i would get again
Shelby P.
21 reviews
My go to, must have for breakouts! This is a miracle product! Love the small ingredient list!
Beatriz N.
El Paso, TX
216 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
for ever and ever my best friend lol! I really love it and works so fast and great on my skin
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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