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Mario Badescu Drying Lotion


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  • 4 Stars21%
  • 3 Stars7%
  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star1%
4.51 / 5 based on 8,074 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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Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
Reviews (8074)
Q&A (357)
Media (355)
Pamela M.
70 reviews
Clears acne blemish and pimples. Place at night and spots are diminished. Priced average.
Casey M.
Smithfield , RI
46 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Miracle worker. This clears a break out in one use, and for the price it's a no brainer.
Clovis, NM
5 reviews
My go to when I get cystic acne. I put this on right away and my skin clears up so fast.
Madison M.
Lakewood, OH
44 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
The best product for spot treating breakouts!!!! This stuff works magic in just one use!
Rebecca B.
Joplin, MO
27 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
This helps clear up my cystic acne. It helps to bring things to the surface of your skin.
Kelly M.
Lake Worth, FL
39 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
My pimples and blackheads and acne disappear overnight! I will never use anything else
Dana S.
Paso Robles, CA
63 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This stuff is a miracle! Pimples are gone overnight! Even helps shrink my cystic acne.
LaLa N.
Morgan Hill, CA
252 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
One of my staples since I was 13. It's gentle but clears up those break outs in a day.
Camryn R.
32 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Such a good spot treatment for when I have a big zit because it clears it within a day
Jamie O.
12 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Does a great job of drying up a blemish and stopping it before it gets out of control.
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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