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
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
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Gemma R.
408 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Insane stuff, smells strong but by god does it work!? It’s amazing! Never tried anything like it and it’s so easy to use, not cheap but well worth the price tag
Aliesha D.
16 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Drying lotion does work, it dries out the blemish but you have to be careful as too much can dry your skin out, very easy to use although a very strange concept
Megan H.
Wath upon dearne, Rotherham
32 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Really good at drying up under the skin spots or any spots really, but keep applying when it has scanned to really dry them up, takes a few days but worth it!
Jodie P.
Tallaght , Dublin
9 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
One of my favourite products if you don't have this product go out and buy it you will not be disappointed, I've recommended it to all my friends and family !
Amy S.
Stanley, Durham
21 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This is a miracle in a bottle I put it on before I go to bed and in the morning the 'lovely visiter' that I had popping up on my face has gone down drematicly.
Leah E.
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
5 reviews
Amazing treatment that works miracles over night, small spots that appear over night are gone within days! Would defiantly recommend for fast acting treatment.
Keeley D.
20 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I can never get enough of this product. Works so amazingly on any white heads and bumps that pop up on my face. I recommend it to everyone and it lasts SO long
Sumaiya M.
Leytonstone , London
261 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I just the smell of it. I kinda don’t think this lotion worlds for me. But i think they did a great thing to do a plastic bottle as it won’t break if u drop it
Dylan M.
69 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Ive gone through two bottles of this stuff. It lasts forever , thats just how much I use it. I’ve even had boyfriends that like to use it! Its just that good.
Tink L.
58 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
So definitely DONT USE THIS ON BROKEN SKIN! it stings!.. BUT!! WOW.. I wish I had this when I was a teenager!! This literally dries up blemishes over night!
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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