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    This Miraculous Lotion Will Dry Up All Your Juicy Pimples ASAP

    Don't pop em', just starve them out with Mario Badescu Drying Lotion!

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    One of the most unfortunate parts of being a human is succumbing to gross whiteheads when all you wanna do is have clear skin for your scheduled Insta moments.

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    It's all a part of what Prince called, this thing called life. He never said it was going to be so tragic though.

    Well, I've got a solution for all of you: Mario Badescu Drying Lotion. It has a wonderful mix of salicylic acid, sulfur, and calamine to draw out excess oil and provide a natural, cooling sensation for your overworked face.

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    Over 1,500 people swear by it, and honestly, I understand why — this little bottle of product packs a cute little punch when it comes to breakouts.

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    This fabulous lady said it cleared up her breakouts and didn't even irritate her sensitive skin:

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    Promising review: "This stuff is the real deal. I wanted to share it with the wonderful people of Amazon. I love love love this stuff. I have a mix of combination and sensitive skin and this didn't irritate it. It worked wonders! My skin likes to have bouts of breakouts, especially around that ~time of the month~, and this worked OVERNIGHT. I washed my face, toned, moisturized and applied the drying lotion with a q-tip and went to bed. The next morning the spots on my face were greatly reduced and waaaaaay less red. Some of them were completely gone! 10 out of 10! Bravo, Mario!" —B.

    And check out these other reviewers who talked about how the drying lotion really held them down at critical times:

    "I was skeptical, but this stuff works! Put it on two pimples that were forming before I went to bed and by morning they were gone." —Stephanie

    "I can not live without this drying lotion! It is seriously a miracle worker on the most stubborn of breakouts. A perfect spot treatment. I literally use daily at the first sight of a pimple." —Courtney J Walker

    "I've had cystic acne since I was 13. I've used everything you can think of over the counter, and have been to dermatologists, and even took Accutane. Nothing has worked for me. This is a life saver! The combination of the buffering lotion and drying lotion make my breakouts disappear in days when it used to take up to a month for a cyst to go away. I would absolutely recommend this line to anyone with cystic acne." —happygirl718

    The trick is to use the formula as a spot treatment for them big' ol whiteheads — not to put it on your whole face. Once you place this stuff onto the area you want to clear away, go to bed and voila, pimple be gone!

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    You didn't even have to pop it and risk it scarring your skin, which is exactly what you DON'T want.

    This pretty lady uses it every night on hormonal acne, and girl...I've been there:

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    Promising review: "Best product ever. I use it every night on my problem areas. Really worth for those with hormonal acne, which was my case. I use this product every night on pimples that are coming out. It really helps with the pain and appearance. I saw great improvements from this product." —Luara Rosa

    This girl says it does WONDERS for her cystic acne and, whew, that smile truly says it all, doesn't it?

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    Promising review: "This is honestly the BEST for cystic acne during that time of the month. Whenever I feel a deep pimple come on, I spot treat it with this for a couple nights in a row and the pimple goes away before it even surfaces! Make sure you don't shake it, and use a Q-tip to apply!" —Amazon Customer

    Pro tip: dip a Q-tip down in to the pink stuff sitting at the bottom — don't shake the bottle!

    So, if you want a fast-acting spot treatment that'll dry up any pimple you have, you should honestly check out Mario Badescu Drying Lotion. We love clear skin, we sure do!

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    Get it from Amazon or Jet for $17!

    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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