Mario Badescu Reviews

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Mario Badescu is a skin care range first introduced in New York in 1967. Mario Badescu is named after the founder, Mario Badescu, who is a chemist and cosmetologist. The skin care range utilizes botanical ingredients to offer personal, customized skin care treatments. The range is available throughout the US at major pharmacies and drug stores. The products can also be purchased at Norstrom, Ulta, Wilshire Beauty and various other beauty salons. Mario Badescu also has an online store which offers delivery throughout the US and Canada. The company also has a store on 320 E. 52nd Street in New York City. Otherwise, they offer free delivery anywhere in the USA when you spend more than $50.

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When looking at Mario Badescu Reviews the majority of their customers seem to be very pleased and the number of complaints against the business is low. In 2013 alone, the company has been featured in OK, Better Holmes and Gardens, Travel + Leisure, Town and Country, Allure, Instyle and Prevention Magazine. They either have a very talented publicist or strong products. We’ll find out by the end of the review. The most popular products in the range are the Acne Control Kit, Acne Repair Kit, Drying Lotion, Control Cream, Whitening Mask, Glycolic Foaming Mask, we reviewed these products, in addition to the Bee Pollen Night Cream, Glycolic Skin Renewal Complex, Seaweed Cleansing Lotion, Super Collagen Mask and the Herbal Hydrating Serum, Stawberry Face Mask and Honey Moisturizer.

Our first impression of the acne cream is that it contains similar ingredients to other over the counter acne products, such as salicylic acid. The products also contain questionable ingredients like Glycerin, Thyme Extract,Isopropyl Alcohol, Salicylic Acid,Triethanolamine. However, again, these ingredients are very common in most acne products. Unfortunately, they are not utilising groundbreaking ingredients that can make real changes without causing irritation. Whilst our position on their acne products in neautral, we must admit we feel as though a lot of other products in the range are unique and nice to use in the bath or shower. I particularly enjoyed the  Stawberry Face Mask followed by Honey Moisturizer. The products are fairly priced and the company doesn’t make any claims they can’t match – this explains why they have such a loyal following.

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Comments

  1. Christi

    I love Mario Badescu! I have oily, pimple prone, stressed, uneven skin tone, pores…name it i got it. LOL. Perhaps because I am not really into any special skin care regimen. Until recently when my acne came back.. I was browsing through an online store and saw good reviews about this brand which is not familiar (since i am an average income earner in the Philippines) for someone in my stature. They are selling expensive MB at high-end stores in Manila, but online you can actually buy it on repack portions (advantage living in the 3rd world haha), you just need to be careful choosing the seller as I have been a victim of online scams in the past. Anywy, i tried the MB anti acne starter kit. The acne cleanser smells and feels so clean (sterile), the cucumber lotion smells fruity and clean too, the moisturizer though its oil free tends to bring out oil on my face so I put very light amount, the drying cream blends well with my skin color (beige) and is effective in speeding up the drying process. I had to purchaee thr drying lotion and acne serum to complete the acne treatment as I read so many good reviews about these two products too. I only used the anti acne kit for leas than a week and yes, all my pimples dried up now. Unlike other anti acne products which tends to make your skin look erroded, MB delivers gentle yet so poweful formula. I couldnt be more grateful for discovering this brand. Now i am trying their anti aging regimen (glycolic cleanser, toner, collagen mask, moisturizer and eye gel) and I AM LOVING IT TO PIECES! Who cares anout the price anyway if it is truly worth every peso? ❤️❤️❤️

  2. Ginger

    I have very dry sensitive skin, my face was flaky even though I exfoliate regularly and moisturize daily. I recently turned thirty and my same routine was not working anymore. Honestly the moisturizer plus my makeup would just look oily and cakey with little flakes of skin peeling up. I felt like old peeling wallpaper and it was embarrassing to have dandruff in my eyebrows.
    That being said, I ordered the glycolic foaming cleanser, glycolic toner, cellufirm syrum and rosehip syrum. With that came a nice travel bag, rosewater facial spray and 2 free samples of my choice (i chose 2 masks, I haven’t used yet). So far, I love the products. They smell amazing. I wake up and my skin looks refreshed, I use the 2 syrums and spray as moisturizer and my makeup goes on nicely, I’m not greasy and the flakiness has gone away. The toner and syrums, I use twice a day, and the cleanser, twice a week (it can irritate the skin of overused). I use biore baking soda scrub on the other days but am thinking when it runs out I’ll choose another MB daily cleanser. I love this stuff and will be reordering in the future.

  3. NC

    I have not tried Mario Badescu ..I wanted to buy the enzyme cleanser which smells heavenly and has neat things like papaya .. but what is throwing me way off is that is contains Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Triethanolamine, Diazolidinyl Urea all the no – nos .. so I do not understand why so many irritating ingredients in his products ?????

  4. Demetree

    i started using this product about 3 weeks ago. I have adult acne that comes and go and i have sensitive skin. i see a change in my skin texture and PH already. i love the way my skin feels and look. It has a glow now. i use the cleanser , a toner and the drying mask. it’s definitely worth investing. i tried so many products and nothing has had my skin looking and feeling the way it does now. I”M SURELY LOVING THE SKIN I”M IN!!!!!!!!

  5. ANnie

    I came here for a spa package my bf brought me, it included a facial, mani-pedi, and a body scrub…i don’t know why but they scheduled my body scrub AFTER my mani/pedi, i thought that was weird but i figure this is an established spa, they would know better than me…NOT! My nails were completely ruin by the time I leave the place!!! Money, down the drain….
    To be fair, the ladies who did my treatments were very professional and nice…Svetlana, who did my body scrub was an angel, she took her time and she was soo funny! Made my tx very at ease.
    At the end, i am definitely not going back for mani/pedi..facials i would only recommend it to someone who has skin problems…but the body scrub was nice, too bad they don’t have a vichy shower, r i would definitely go back

  6. Mary P

    I have been using Mario Badescu products for many many years. I have dry, sensitive skin and tend to get Rosacia in winter. After trying many things and spending a small fortune I was given a gift certificate to Mario Badescu and have never looked back. The products are reasonably priced, they work well, and if you are ever not satisified with a product they will take it back and recommend something else.

  7. Nikki

    I might be the only one with a negative review. I didn’t think I had sensitive skin, but my skin cannot handle badescu’s products! I just bought the face wash and the SPF 30 moisturizer and broke out into a hideous rash! I’ve been looking like Quasimodo for the past week! I wish I could show photos! It’s not an exaggeration either. Anyway, if you have sensitive skin. Beware!

  8. Diana

    I’m new to Mario B’s line. I have quickly obtained multiple products to help with adult acne and wrinkles. I love the routine, the simplicity of the ingredients and how quickly results are noticed. The buffering lotion and strawberry scrub are wonderful! Thanks for being an affordable and effective skin care line.

  9. Stephanie

    I have very dry skin and when I went on a vacation, my skin became extremely scaly. My colleague made me read the Mario Badescu reviews and I bought Mario Badescu hyaluronic emulsion. I have used it for two months now. My skin is nicely moisturized now. Mario Badescu’s silver powder is another great product. It helps to unclog the pores if you have oily skin. It removes blackheads and can help to maintain a complete anti-acne regimen. Reviews on the entire range of Mario Badescu products is very positive.

  10. chris

    His line is not organic … to be organic you have to have a certified organic stamp certified by the USDA. Not the FDA, just correcting you a bit syndey, his line is great though.

  11. Jdy blk

    I absolutely love these products! I have t-zone dry skin and I am using the keratoplast cream soap, the moisture magnet moisturizer, super collagen mask & facial spray with aloe herbs & rose water!. I see such a difference in my skin! I highly recommend!

  12. Juji

    I am not a comment writer. But I love a
    Mario Badescu that much! I’m Asian w dry sensitive skin. I’ve spent thousands of dollars in my 43 years trying all kinds of beauty regimens and this brand is hands down the best for your money. Clean, natural with no animal products and testing. It’s a brand with integrity and quality. I am a huge fan of the seaweed face soap, vitamin C serum (I swear to god it works!!), rose water face spray and the list goes on and on.

  13. Andrea

    I have been using the anti aging kit because I was in need of an inexpensive facial line until I got $.It’s been 2 weeks and I can already see a difference under my eye.My lines aren’t as noticeable as before.The only things I would change are the packaging because it doesn’t grab your attention & the eye cream & moisturizer is a lil too oily.

  14. Joyce

    I have used Mario Badescu products for several years now now and absolutely love the entire range. If you are looking for affordable and natural products I highly recommend this line.

  15. Juniper

    Try Mario Badescu Seaweed Night Cream. Whoever developed this cream has done a good job. This is my second favorite skin care product. I have repurchased this product 3 times now.

    • Lauren

      I adore the seaweed night cream as well. I’ve been using it for about 2 weeks now and it has made a HUGE difference with my skin (naturally oily / large pores, no major acne problems). It feels so soft and smooth and healthy.

  16. Maryann

    First off, I love the packaging–it is plain, no glitz, and keeps the cost down, which tells me that I am paying for the product, not the packaging which sometimes costs more than the product.
    Secondly, MB offers a thirty day guarantee, something top shelf brands do not offer.

    I have finally found a product that incorporates the best ingredients: peptides, hyaluronic acid, vitamin C, willowbark, ceramides. I was not expecting a miracle (I am 74) but MB Vit C serum has brightened my skin and hyaluronic acid keeps my skin hydrated and silky. I am hoping I will see some improvement with the peptide serum.

    Bottom line:I am more than happy with Badescu products and intend to purchase other products in this line.

  17. Lucio

    I have been using Mario Badescu products for a little while however do not see a lot of improvement in my skin. The products feel beautiful but I want something stronger that will help with my facial wrinkles. I will keep using these products and probably buy more because they feel so nice on my skin but I want to combine it with something more potent like a retinol cream.

  18. Tillie

    I have been using Mario Badescu products for many years. I am a devote follower and have found no other product line that works like this one. I have acne prone, dry, sensitive skin and tend to get Rosacia. I have tried many, many different products and have had everything from breakouts, to rash response to allergic reactions with cystic pimples and swelling and fever. So I need to be very careful what I put on my face. Just because something says its for sensitive skin, doesn’t mean it’s mild enough for sensitive skin. Since I’ve found Mario B’s products my skin is wonderful. Every time I to. Out of product for a few weeks I start seeing the difference in my skin and run back to their products. I’ve used many of the products/ the Glycolic cleanser, the Kiwi Mask, the silver powder, the collegen mask, the oil free moisturizer, and many others. I’m never disappointed. This product delivers and doesn’t break your wallet. I admire the no frills packaging. Just tell me what’s in the darn product and what it’s good for. That’s what they do and I love them for it! I will never use anything else. Every time I’ve tried the stupid samples I get from Ulta I get disappointed and it reassures me I should never leave Mario B!

  19. Lena Seva

    I use Mario Badescu seeweed cleanser and nights cream. Totally love it. I have sensitive skin and after using Mario Badescu product my skin looks refreshed in the morning.
    I would recommend it to people with combination sensitive skin.

  20. Petra

    I have used Mario Badescu products for a number of years and I have no lines or wrinkles. I found their products after walking past the boutique in new york a while ago and have been purchasing their products online. I highly recommend Mario Badescu if you like natural products that work.

  21. Sidney

    I have suffered from acne for nearly ten years and had never found a routine that made any visible difference. That is until a friend recommended Mario. I use his acne cleanser in the morning accompanied by his acne toner. I use a Bobbi Brown moisturizer but only because I had a full jar of it at home. At night, I use his enzyme cleanser as it removes makeup and the ingredients assisting the lihtening of my existing acne scars. I also use his Acne Serum, Buffering Lotion and Origins Night-A-Mins.. The Buffering Lotion is the most potent, results oriented and incredibly product I’ve ever used. I’ve worked in prestige cosmetics for over six years for companies such as Clinique, Origins, Ulta and Sephora. In all of these lines, I’ve never found a product that makes such a noticeable difference, so quickly, with so little irritation. The only other products I use are Origins Out Of Trouble mask and his Whitening Mask. This routine is guaranteed to make a difference for anyone if it worked for a chronic acne sufferer like me. As for the reviews based on his packaging? The bland packaging puts the focus on the actual product and is the cause for the low price point. The cost for flashy advertising, fancy boxes and witty names isn’t passed on to the consumer as it is with so many other brands. I actual admire them for this.

  22. Ellen

    My skin has it all. Dryness, oiliness, sensitivity, eczema, psoriasis, wrinkles, and menopausal acne! I discovered Mario Badescu in Ulta. I called and ordered more products from New York and they were so helpful! Just started with seaweed soap and keratoplast toner and my skin feels amazing with no irritation! I like the no-nonsense packaging and affordability. I am a new devoted follower And I am throwing my expensive cosmetics in the garbage!

  23. Laura

    I just started using the Mario Badescu line. I have Rosacea and when i break out, it is not a pimple here or there. I get really bad cystic acne and it spreads fast. And I am allergic to formaldehyde. Which js in EVERYTHING!! I went to Ulta to buy my Bare Minerals foundation and I started browsing the skin care lines to for one I can use on my weird face. I found a couple popular brands but when I started reading the ingredients list, I got scared. The list was long! And the more ingredients that I can’t pronounce usually means “don’t even think about it”. So I went around the corner and found this line. Simple. 5 ingredients that I can pronounce! No formaldehyde! And the back of the buffering lotion bottle mentioned its use for cystic pimples. I was sold! If you have an Ulta in your area, get a membership. You get points and you can use them towards your purchase. I didn’t know this until tonight, so my 1700 points saved me 73 $ at the checkout!!
    When I came home I immediately washed my face with the cleanser I bought and used the astringent and lotion and already saw a huge difference jn the size of my cystic pimples! In a week I will know if this line can keep up with my sensitive, complicated, rather dry skin! I am so excited!

  24. kaycat

    I love Mario Badescu products! I recently started using them a month ago, and truly notice a big difference. It’s like I got some of my old self back becuz my face looks more like it did five years ago. I’m almost 50 and always looked young for my age until about the last year or so when aging started to speed up. I notice mainly less sagging, better texture and more glow. The positive results showed almost right away and got even better over the course of a couple of weeks. I signed up for free samples package which was quite generous. Now I’m looking at their prices and think they are very good prices for such a premium product. The olive oil eye cream is $18, for example, and I feel confident getting it because I have used the generous sample. I like their scrub and collagen for a quick pick-me-up. I’ve tried Olay and lots of other things. I’d put it up there with Clarins and such products that I cannot afford.

  25. Rachel

    I staryed with Mario Badescu Drying Lotion. I dont use this product anymore and dont even like it but for the time it was good. I still get acne and when I breakout I go straight to the healing and soothing mask and it reduced inflammation and takes the redness our of my zits.
    I wish i could go into the Mario Badescu store but I live on the west coast.

  26. Martina

    Mario Badescu should be charged 2-3 times more for its products. I would pay that much and that is how much they are worth. Look at all the other organic brands and see how much they charge, Mario Badescu products are very high quality and very natural. They are not all organic but they always try to use organic ingredients. I have been to their store and they have sample started kits that let you try the entire range.

  27. Erin

    I have been using Mario Badescu for a number of years and really love their products. Mario Badescu contains naturlal organic ingredients and has a nice fruit and vegetable fragrance. Their facial masks are beautiful and their cleansers are very thorough but don’t try the skin. They maintain the skins natural ph level. I have many many Mario Badescu products and they have long expiry dates due to the natural preservatives in fruit.

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