Mario Badescu Drying Cream
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Mario Badescu Drying Cream

Facial Treatment

United States American Brand
Used in 2 routines
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Description

  • cruelty-free facial treatment that contains aha, exfoliants, niacinamide and spf.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, oils, silicones or sulfates.
  • it does contain common allergens, fragrances and parabens.
  • it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe and reef safe.

This product was submitted by Genne

Directions

Dab small amount onto affected areas until product blends into skin. Do not apply to eye area. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water. Not recommended for use with topical prescriptions or sensitive skin. Avoid contact with the eyes. If...


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contact occurs, rinse well with water. If skin irritation develops and persists, discontinue use.

Ingredient List (50)

Product Info

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alcohol-free
silicon-free
fragrance-free
sulfate-free
paraben-free
oil-free
fungal-acne safe
reef-safe
eu-allergen-free
vegan
cruelty-free

Ingredient Details

Here's a breakdown of the benefits, notable ingredients, and drawbacks that we found with Mario Badescu's Drying Cream.

Benefits (6)

Good For Oily Skin
Reduces Redness
Helps Reduce Irritation
Reduces Large Pores
Helps Fight Acne
Helps Brighten Skin

Notable Ingredients (4)

Protects From UV Rays
AHA
Exfoliators
Niacinamide

Concerns (4)

May Worsen Dry Skin
May Worsen Oily Skin
May Cause Acne
May Cause Irritation

Mario Badescu Drying Cream Ingredients Explained

This product contains 50 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it

1
Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Also known as: Aqua, Eau, Purified Water, Aqua / Water, Distilled Water, Deionized Water

Water is the most common cosmetic ingredient of all. It often makes up the largest portion of a product, and is thus typically found at (or near) the top of an ingredients list.

In most cases, the purpose of water within an ingredient list is to act as a solvent - this means it's there to help dissolve other ingredients into the formulation.

Water also happens to be necessary for all life on Earth. If you see this, drink a glass of water. Stay hydrated!

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2
Cosmetic Colorant, Skin Protecting, UV Absorber, UV Filter

Zinc Oxide is not reef safe.

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3
Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Masking

Cetyl Alcohol is a fatty alcohol.

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4
Also known as: Aloe, Aloe Vera

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice is the juice expressed from the leaves of the aloe, Aloe barbadensis, Liliaceae.

Aloe contains the antioxidants Vitamins A, C, and E. These vitamins neutralize free radicals.
It also contains sugars in the form of monosaccharides and polysaccharides, folic acid, choline, many common minerals such as calcium, 12 anthraquinones, fatty acids, amino acids, and Vitamin B12.

Aloe is known to be anti-inflammatory, moisturizing, antiseptic, healing, and protect against UV rays.
Read more here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2763764/

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5
Emollient, Emulsifying, Perfuming

Cera Alba is a fragrance.

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6
Emulsifying

Polysorbate 80 isn't fungal acne safe.

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7
Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Solvent

An organic, colorless, odorless, and non-toxic compound that has antimicrobial and antiviral properties. It acts a humectant in skincare products, meaning it helps skin retain moisture by pulling moisture from the air.

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Also known as: Octyl Palmitate, Hexadecanoic Acid

Ethylhexyl Palmitate functions as an emollient and texture enhancer within cosmetic products.

It's typically used to help improve the feel of products, and can also act as a fragrance fixative (meaning that it can help to stabilize the fragrances in a product) .

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9
Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Solvent

We don't have a description for Propylene Glycol.

10
Antiseborrhoeic, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Sulfur.

11
Emulsifying

We don't have a description for Oleth-10.

12
Emollient, Skin Protecting, Solvent
Also known as: Mineral Oil

Paraffinum Liquidum isn't fungal acne safe. It can be bad for oily skin.

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13
Antimicrobial

We don't have a description for Ichthammol.

14
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Hydrolyzed Yeast Protein.

15
Abrasive, Absorbent

Triticum Vulgare Starch is an exfoliant.

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16

We don't have a description for Arctium Lappa Root Extract.

17
Antioxidant, Masking

Cysteine is an antioxidant.

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18
Smoothing
Also known as: Vitamin B3, Nicotinamide, 3-Pyridinecarboxamide

AKA Vitamin B3. Niacinamide is gaining popularity for its multiple benefits in skincare. It is used as an acne treatment, dark-spot fader, helps strengthen the skin’s natural barrier, and has been shown to aid in wrinkle smoothing.

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19
Skin Conditioning

Panthenol can be good for be good for sensitive skin.

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20
Antiseborrhoeic, Soothing, Tonic

We don't have a description for Nasturtium Officinale Flower/Leaf Extract.

21
Masking, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Citrus Limon Fruit Extract.

22
Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Soothing

We don't have a description for Allantoin.

23
Antiseborrhoeic, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Biotin.

24
Masking, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: L-Arginine

Arginine is an amino acid used in creating proteins that you probably learned about in biology.

It is known to have antioxidant properties, which helps protect your skin from free radicals.

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25
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Leucine.

26
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Lysine.

27
Masking, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Tyrosine.

28
Masking, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Valine.

29
Humectant

We don't have a description for Glutamic Acid.

30
Emulsion Stabilising, Masking

We don't have a description for Cellulose Gum.

31
Emulsifying

Polysorbate 20 isn't fungal acne safe.

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32
Absorbent, Emulsion Stabilising, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Maltodextrin.

33

We don't have a description for Zinc Chloride.

We don't have a description for Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer.

35
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Pyridoxine Hcl.

36
Masking, Perfuming
Also known as: Fragrance

Parfum is a fragrance.

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Sodium Chloride can be bad for dry skin and be bad for acne prone skin.

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38
Preservative

Methylparaben is a preservative and is a paraben.

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39
Preservative

Propylparaben is a preservative and is a paraben.

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40
Preservative

Potassium Sorbate is a preservative.

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41

Citric Acid is an AHA. It can help to reduce large pores. It can be bad for dry skin and cause irritation.

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42
Masking, Preservative

Sodium Benzoate is a preservative.

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43
Antimicrobial, Preservative

Chlorphenesin is a preservative.

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We don't have a description for Disodium EDTA.

45
Preservative

Germicidal, antimicrobial, and aromatic. Often used as a perfume fixative, antiseptic, or preserving agent in pharmaceutical products.

Alternate name: 2-Phenoxyethanol

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46
Antimicrobial, Perfuming, Solvent

Benzyl Benzoate is a fragrance.

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47
Perfuming, Skin Conditioning

Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone is a fragrance.

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48
Perfuming, Solvent

Limonene is a fragrance.

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49
Perfuming

Linalool is a fragrance.

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50
Cosmetic Colorant

We don't have a description for Ci 77891.

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