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Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser
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Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser


4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars65%
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  • 3 Stars9%
  • 2 Stars1%
  • 1 Star0%
4.53 / 5 based on 530 Reviews

Product Description

Glycolic Foaming Cleanser - For dull, congested skin, this lathering, deep cleanser has the exfoliating powers of glycolic acid to break down build-up from skins surface, reduce minor discoloration and leave skin radiant and smooth. Formulated with herbal extracts for soothing benefits. Best when used 2-3 times weekly or as recommended by your skin specialist based on your skins needs. - Glycolic Foaming Cleanser see more...

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Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser
Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser
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  • "It's my favorite I've ever used and has given me the best results by far compared to even higher priced products on the market." in 1 review
  • "Just started using this cleanser within the past month and I am in love ❤️...this cleanser leaves your skin soft, radiant, and pure, I highly recommend this for all skin types!" in 1 review
  • "I got a small sample of this at Ulta, and it lasted me a month I would use it 2 times a week, a little goes a long way and while using it, it cleared my face so much." in 1 review
  • "I have acne prone oily skin and this cleanser has definitely made a difference with my acne." in 1 review
  • "I've found that products with the glycerin work great on my skin." in 1 review
Hannah B.
Milwaukee, WI
10 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
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This product seriously changed my skin game!! I originally purchased this years ago, but didn't use it consistently so it ended up sitting in a drawer and I saw no change. A couple of weeks ago, my skin was in a terrible place and I found this again, desperate to try anything to fix my skin. I committed to using it as directed, twice a week as my skin is on the drier side. I can't say enough about this cleanser. My breakouts have decreased dramatically, to the point where I went from having bad hormonal acne on my chin to now where I have no active breakouts, just red marks left from old breakouts. This cleanser has helped the texture of skin, getting rid of little bumps so that my skin looks and feels smoother and tighter. I can also see it slowly working to fade hyperpigmentation and dark spots. My skin will be looking dull and gross, but once I use this I can instantly tell the next day. Overall, I've been happy with the state of my skin every since I started using this again about 2-3 months ago. My only advice is to follow the instructions and only use it 2-3 times a week! You'll see results instantly from 1-2 uses, but your skin can't handle is more than 3 times a week.
Audrey C.
Griffin , GA
5 reviews
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I would recommend this Cleanser to any and everyone ! It works WONDERS !! Great for ALL skin combinations!!! It leaves the skin so smooth and clean ! You get INSTANT results !! And it SMELLS LIKE LEMONS !!! Which is a PLUS in my book !! I promise you will not be disappointed !! You can find this product at Ulta Beauty !! If you haven’t bought it after this review you are SLEEP !! Stay woke this was made by the Gods !!!
Domynoe L.
Lawrenceville, GA
325 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
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I received a sample of this in a box from Mario Badescu. This really surprised me. This thick, clear gel does foam up when used and leaves the skin soft, smooth, and clean without drying it out. The last glycolic product I used left my skin feeling very sensitive and wasn't something I'd use again, but this didn't have that same effect. I used my  First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads after this without any stinging or irritation, and the pads came up nice and clean. The price is decent for something that you only need tiny amounts of once or twice a week, so I'm planning to pick up a bottle soon.
Jennifer F.
Baltimore , MD
110 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
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Wow! Love the cleanser. I bought this in a set because I have been wanting to have younger looking skin starting now at 25, and after I use the face wash I feel a tightness in my forehead-- not uncomfortable, but just feels like it's keeping my skin young. Only wish it was a daily wash instead of a 2-3 times a week just because I had to get additional cleansers, but still worth it and I look forward to using it. Love the whole Mario line, I have multiple items and will continue using it.
Britney H.
Boonsboro, MD
46 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
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This cleanser doesn't have the greatest smell, but it's not bad either. I was pleasantly surprised by how well this worked. It removed leftover makeup quite well, and also made my skin tingle slightly. I assume that's because the cleanser was doing its job and dissolving the dead skin. I paired this cleanser with the glycolic toner, and it also gave my skin a tingly feeling. Since this is so powerful, it is recommended you only use this twice a week.
Jessika S.
297 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
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My current favorite cleanser. Got this in a sample size but will get the full when I run out. I have sensitive, combo skin prone to breakouts during that time of the month and also clog prone. My skin loves glycolic acid and I read it helps prevent clogged pores. This is one of the few cleansers that actually feels like its getting deep into the pores and not just sitting on the surface. It doesn't make my face feel dry. I swear my redness goes down after using it and my pores look smaller. 
Rebeca H.
Minneapolis, MN
8 reviews
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I got serious about my skincare routine a couple months ago and I was given this cleanser as part of my skin analysis sample kit. Within a week of using this, I saw the results and I went ahead and bought a full sized bottle. I have combination skin and it's gentle enough to exfoliate on my sensitive skin (I had bad acne back in the day so I'm careful on what to use on my face). My skin is brighter and more even tone from using this!
Deanna J.
109 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
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I just started using this because I changed my skin care routine because now I don’t really have any acne to take care for and I just need to get rid of the hyper pigmentation left from the pimples (my dermatologist told me they weren’t acne scars). I read that this helped with getting rid of hyper pigmentation because it gets rid of dead skin. I normally have oily skin and this works well with that. I had dry skin for a couple of day and I used this to get rid of the dead skin and it helped a lot. It stings my eyes so I keep them closed while using this on my face. I do recommend this to any skin type because it worked well for my oily and dry skin.

Update: I no longer use this product because I think it was starting to make my skin dry and bumpy but it could’ve been another product but after I stopped using this my skin has been getting back to normal so I’m not sure about this product anymore.
Dominick S.
30 reviews
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This product is pretty strong but I have relatively oil skin so it’s okay for me. Wouldn’t recommend to people with dry or sensitive skin. That being said. BREAKOUTS BE GONE! Literally all I need to do if I have a breakout is wash my face with this and apply a charcoal mask after for addition exfoliation and follow up with my normal skin care routine (toner > moisturizer) and that’s it! I love this product
emma R.
Saint Paul, MN
23 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I use this face wash two or three times a week in the evening time when Im anticipating a pimple. I use their drying lotion afterwards as a spot treatment. So far this combo has been great for my sensitive skin. Don't use it too frequently- it is definitely not a daily cleanser and your skin does not need exfoliation that frequently.
Shannon M.
Layton, UT
311 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Does this smell good?
Addlia E.
Atlanta, GA
78 reviews
Does this product work well? Where can I find it?
LaMiyaa H.
Duluth, GA
116 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Did this dry your face out ?
Caroline H.
Philadelphia, PA
20 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Does this work well with the treatment of hormonal acne? Specially around the jaw and chin area.
Jessica T.
352 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
I want to try this product out, but does it dry out sensitive skin? I want something I can use everyday. Please help!

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