Mario Badescu Protein Night Cream
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Mario Badescu Protein Night Cream

Night Moisturizer

United States American Brand
Used in 1 routine

Description

  • cruelty-free night moisturizer that contains peptides, retinoid and vitamin e.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols or sulfates.
  • it does contain common allergens, fragrances, oils, parabens and silicones.
  • it is reef safe.
  • it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.

Ingredient List (27)

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 Protein Night Cream.

Benefits (8)

Good For Oily Skin
Good For Skin Texture
Reduces Large Pores
Good For Anti-Aging
Good For Dark Spots
Good For Scar Healing
Helps Fight Acne
Helps Brighten Skin

Notable Ingredients (3)

Retinoid
Vitamin E
Peptides

Concerns (5)

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

Mario Badescu Protein Night Cream Ingredients Explained

This product contains 27 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
Emollient

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

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3
Emollient, Skin Conditioning

Oryza Sativa Bran Oil is an oil.

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4
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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6
Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Masking

Cetyl Alcohol is a fatty alcohol.

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7
Emulsifying, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for C10-30 Cholesterol/Lanosterol Esters.

8
Emollient, Emulsifying, Perfuming

Cera Alba is a fragrance.

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9
Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting

Dimethicone is a type of silicone.

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10
Emollient

Olus Oil is an oil. It can be bad for acne prone skin.

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11
Cleansing, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Masking

Stearic Acid isn't fungal acne safe. It can be bad for oily skin.

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12
Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Solvent

We don't have a description for Propylene Glycol.

13
Skin Conditioning

Oligopeptide-5 is a peptide.

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14
Skin Conditioning

Retinyl Palmitate is a form of retinoid and isn't fungal acne safe. It can be good for be good for oily skin. It can help to improve skin texture, reduce large pores, reduce the effects of aging, reduce the visibility of dark spots, heal scars, and fight acne. It can be bad for dry skin and cause irritation.

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15
Humectant, Skin Conditioning

Soluble Collagen can help to reduce the effects of aging.

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16
Emulsifying, Masking, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning

Zea Mays Oil is a fragrance and is an oil.

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We don't have a description for Sodium Borate.

18
Emulsifying, Masking

We don't have a description for Triethanolamine.

19
Preservative

Diazolidinyl Urea is a preservative. It can worsen eczema.

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20
Masking, Preservative

Sodium Benzoate is a preservative.

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21
Preservative

Propylparaben is a preservative and is a paraben.

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22
Preservative

Methylparaben is a preservative and is a paraben.

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

24
Masking, Perfuming
Also known as: Fragrance

Parfum is a fragrance.

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25
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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26
Antioxidant, Masking, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Vitamin E

A common antioxidant that protects against UVB rays and has soothing properties

Alternate names: 3,4-Dihydro-2,5,7,8-tetramethyl-2-(4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl)-2H-benzopyran-6-ol; .alpha.-tocopherol; Vitamin E

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27

Hexyl Cinnamal is a fragrance.

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