Mario Badescu Drying Lotion

This is great to use to spot treat pimples – best to use when you feel one coming on for best results. This one is a more affordable version of the Kate Somerville version that I first tried and liked.



Renowned for its ability to help dry up surface blemishes overnight. Mario Badescu drying lotion continues to reign as a best-selling favorite amongst beauty editors, celebrities, and professionals worldwide.

This fast-acting, effective spot treatment is specially formulated with

  • salicylic acid,
  • sulfur,
  • and zinc oxide to help draw impurities from the skin and target pesky pimples while you sleep

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. Ideal for All skin . Do not apply to eye or lip area. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water.