Mario Badescu - Special Cleansing Lotion O
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  • Anti-blemish
  • Cleansing
  • niacinamide
  • panthenol
  • allantoin
  • glycerin
  • +1 more
37 /100
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Special Cleansing Lotion O"
From product name
WIMJ summary

This product does not seem to contain cleansing agents and might not be able to remove dirt and oil efficiently.

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What does the product description say?
"Mario Badescu's Special Cleansing Lotion O is a powerful astringent that is formulated with niacinamide and cooling camphor to address body breakouts and help encourage clearer-looking skin."
WIMJ summary

This product might be able to help reduce blemishes and clogged pores because it contains niacinamide.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
meets threshold
meets threshold

Potential irritants

Ingredient Irritancy Skin Benefit
isopropyl alcohol
does not have skin benefit
does not have skin benefit
pyridoxine hcl
Has skin benefit

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
A drying alcohol. Can increase skin's sensitivity and cause dryness and irritation
6.2% - 9.4%
3.7% - 5.6%
2.7% - 4.1%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
2.1% - 3.2%
Is proven to be effective in reducing blemishes, evening out skin tone and helping to improve lines and wrinkles. It helps the skin to repair sun damage, calm down inflammation and keep maintain good levels of moisture
1.6% - 2.4%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and can help improve skin barrier function
1.3% - 1.9%
Helps calm down inflammation in skin and can help reduce itching. Helps to repair the skin barrier and keep skin hydrated
0.95% - 1.4%
Might have some moisturising properties. Is not effective when applied topically beyond some moisturizing effect
0.55% - 1.35%
0.5% - 1.2%
Might help neutralize free radicals in skin
0.4% - 0.9%
Used to thicken the product formulation and might help to add minerals to the surface of the skin. It is used in scrubs as a physical exfoliant. Can increase sensitivity to other ingredients if left on the skin or used in high concentration
0.15% - 0.7%
Helps oil and water mix together and can enhance the penetration of other ingredients into the skin. It can be irritating
0.1% - 0.5%
Can be drying and contribute to skin irritation. Used in formulars to dissolve other ingredients, create a thinner product consistency or for its antibacterial properties
0.05% - 0.3%
A yellow dye
0.05% - 0.2%
A colorant
0.05% - 0.15%

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