Drying Lotion

Mario Badescu

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3.5

649 reviews

61%
would repurchase
3.2/5
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A potent concentrate of calamine, salicylic acid and fast-acting ingredients that will heal and dry a zit with just one drop. This quick-drying, acne-targeting formulation is gentle, non-irritating and gets visible results overnight, making it a must-have in everyone’s skincare regimen.

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5.0
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2 months ago

Whenever I notice a whitehead pimple start to form, I dab this on a few minutes before going to sleep and I wake up to a pimple that's at least 50% flatter. It's almost as though it speeds up the...

About reviewer (610 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Tan, Not Sure

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBrown



1.0
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3 months ago

This does absolutely nothing for pimples and cysts, this makes my breakouts worse and leaves me with flaking dry spots. I totally recommend the Kate Somerville version instead. I know they are the...

About reviewer (56 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Olive, Not Sure

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBlack


5.0
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a year ago

I LOVE this stuff. I use it specifically *after* extractions, to draw out any remaining gunk and make the spot go down, and it works amazingly after just a few applications (usually 2). I don't...

About reviewer (371 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrown, Straight, Medium

EyesGreen


3.0
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2 years ago

I have mixed thoughts about this product. The first 20 or so times I use a new bottle, it works pretty good to dry out Whitehead’s. I usually have to reapply twice at night. But then something...

About reviewer (11 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinSensitive, Fair

HairBlond

EyesGreen


1.0
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2 years ago

I have very oily skin. I purchased this product because lately I've been getting many cysts on my face. However, as soon as I bought this product, the cysts stop showing up on my face. I still get...

About reviewer (149 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBlack, Straight, Coarse

EyesBrown


3.0
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2 years ago

My skin is typically more on the dry side and fortunately, I’ve never been one to suffer from super bad breakouts - however... first two weeks after coming off the contraceptive pill my skin went...

About reviewer (5 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinDry, Olive

HairBrunette

EyesHazel


5.0
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2 years ago

This is such an amazing acne product for pimples, blackheads and Whitehead’s. If you have stubborn skin that doesn’t respond well to acne treatments this is definitely with a try. It’s not super...

About reviewer (2 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesHazel


5.0
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2 years ago

Omgg. Iv only tried this on my face for 2 days and it is insane!!!! If you have normal skin with pimples every now and then (mostly whiteheads and redish spots) THIS IS THE PRODUCT FOR YOU. It...

About reviewer (7 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


4.0
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2 years ago

ive been using this when ive been pregnant and afterfor my cycstic hormonal acne. its the only thing that has worked to shrink the little suckers. this helps me not picking at them and making them...

About reviewer (497 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair, Neutral

HairBlack, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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2 years ago

I used this product in high school and just finally came back to it. Nothing else really dries out my spots like this without leaving dry, patchy areas on my face! This product is really only for...

About reviewer (80 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue



5.0
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2 months ago

Whenever I notice a whitehead pimple start to form, I dab this on a few minutes before going to sleep and I wake up to a pimple that's at least 50% flatter. It's almost as though it speeds up the...

About reviewer (610 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Tan, Not Sure

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBrown



1.0
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3 months ago

This does absolutely nothing for pimples and cysts, this makes my breakouts worse and leaves me with flaking dry spots. I totally recommend the Kate Somerville version instead. I know they are the...

About reviewer (56 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Olive, Not Sure

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBlack


5.0
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a year ago

I LOVE this stuff. I use it specifically *after* extractions, to draw out any remaining gunk and make the spot go down, and it works amazingly after just a few applications (usually 2). I don't...

About reviewer (371 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrown, Straight, Medium

EyesGreen


3.0
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2 years ago

I have mixed thoughts about this product. The first 20 or so times I use a new bottle, it works pretty good to dry out Whitehead’s. I usually have to reapply twice at night. But then something...

About reviewer (11 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinSensitive, Fair

HairBlond

EyesGreen


1.0
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2 years ago

I have very oily skin. I purchased this product because lately I've been getting many cysts on my face. However, as soon as I bought this product, the cysts stop showing up on my face. I still get...

About reviewer (149 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBlack, Straight, Coarse

EyesBrown




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