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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 8,101 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 (8101)
Q&A (357)
Media (356)
Evelyn N.
Buckeye, AZ
99 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Love this and you have to try it. Best drying lotion I have ever tried. And it's affordable
stevie o.
6 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Yes yes! Finally something that actually works with getting rid of the redness of pimples!
Desiree' B.
Hedgesville, WV
381 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
Used this on a pimple and it dried it out so quick it was pretty much gone by the next day
Marbella E.
Los Angeles , CA
22 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I like this even tho the smell is really strong it does work and it's not expensive at all
Tierney M.
48 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Drys pimples out in a couple days. Good inexpensive alternative to other high end products.
Alexis M.
103 reviews
I like this alright. It doesn't dry up my acne as much as I wish it did but it's kinda good
Katisa G.
Miami, FL
1 review
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
LOVE love this product , help my a lot with my breakouts !! I really recommend this product
Ashley F.
1 review
Good spot treatment, takes a few nights for it to work but I like it. Would buy it again.
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.
Chandra H.
33 reviews
Amazing for breakouts and oily skin like I have! I was super skeptical but I’m a believer
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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